Delay Quotes

Let him who desires to see others happy, make haste to give while his gift can be enjoyed, and remember that every moment of delay takes away something from the value of his benefaction.

Samuel Johnson

Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.

Aaron Burr

Delay is a great procuress.


Delay is hateful, but it gives wisdom.

Publilius Syrus

Delay is preferable to error.

Thomas Jefferson

We will never be an advanced civilization as long as rain showers can delay the launching of a space rocket.

George Carlin

Delay in vengeance gives a heavier blow.

John Ford

That would have been a big one. The long delay in reviewing it certainly took the momentum away.

Rick Comley

It is probably prudent to wait and delay. At some point this year the market will turn around.

Jeffrey Kagan

Let no one delay the study of philosophy while young nor weary of it when old.


DeLay was always trying to push things as far as he could, to see what he could get away with. This may be one of the things he doesn't get away with.

Martin Frost

It's really put a delay in things.

Terry Cook

The government is tottering. We must deal it the death blow an any cost. To delay action is the same as death.

Vladimir Lenin

In delay there lies no plenty.

William Shakespeare

Delay always heeds danger.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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