Quotes of Delay

“ You've got to keep fighting; you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive. ”

- Elia Kazan

“ Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ I do not fear failure. I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me, which is pounding, saying, "Keep going. Someone must be on top; why not you?". ”

- George S. Patton

“ Make 'em laugh; make 'em cry; make 'em wait. ”

- Charles Reade

“ Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. ”

- Herodotus

“ Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ Let us, then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ It may be well to wait a century for a reader, as God has waited six thousand years for an observer. ”

- Johannes Kepler

“ I'm sorry to say my dear wife is a dreamer, and as she dreams she gets paler and leaner. Then be off to your Dream, with his fly-away hat, I stay with the girls who are happy and fat. ”

- Stevie Smith

“ You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ I can't tell you why there's a delay, but stick your head out of the window and you'll know why. ”

- Dizzy Dean

“ While grief is fresh, every attempt to divert only irritates. You must wait till grief be digested, and then amusement will dissipate the remains of it. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ In this world of change naught which comes stays and naught which goes is lost. ”

- Anne Sophie Swetchine

“ Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, and to the mercies of a moment leaves the vast concerns of an eternal scene. ”

- Edward Young

“ Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. ”

- Guillaume Apollinaire

“ All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. ”

- Alexandre ‘the Younger’ Dumas

“ Do not wait for ideal circumstances; they will never come; nor for the best opportunities. ”

- Janet Erskine Stuart

“ All things come to him who waits, but they are mostly leftovers from those who didn't wait. ”

- Evan Esar

“ What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now. ”

- Lord Byron

“ As I was going up the stair I met a man who wasn't there He wasn't there again today I wish, I wish he'd stay away. ”

- Hughes Mearns

“ People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around — the music and the ideas. ”

- Bob Dylan

“ Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it. ”

- Leonardo da Vinci

“ Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in. ”

- Confucius

“ Putting off an easy thing makes it hard, and putting off a hard thing makes it impossible. ”

- Geroge Lorimer

“ I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing. ”

- Anais Nin

“ Don't wait for your "ship to come in," and feel angry and cheated when it doesn't. Get going with something small. ”

- Irene Kassorla

“ Time goes, you say? Ah, no! Alas, Time stays, we go. ”

- Austin Dobson

“ I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. ”

- John Muir

“ Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ Don't wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day. ”

- Albert Camus
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