Delay Quotes

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

George Carlin

Delay is preferable to error.

Thomas Jefferson

Delay is hateful, but it gives wisdom.

Publilius Syrus

Delay is a great procuress.

Ovid

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.

Simone de Beauvoir

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

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

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

Benjamin Franklin

It's no delay to stop to edge the tool.

Irish Sayings

Food, one assumes, provides nourishment: but Americans eat it fully aware that small amounts of poison have been added to improve its appearance and delay its putrefaction.

John Cage

The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.

Seneca

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.

Titus Maccius Plautus

We cannot delay and cannot count on a strictly voluntary approach.

Ruth Shaw

The billboard folks are masters at delay.

Bill Jonson

A delay is not a good thing, but it's not a disaster.

Laith Kubba

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

Miguel De Cervantes

It's really put a delay in things.

Terry Cook

A delay is not a good thing, but it's not a disaster.

Laith Kubba

It's no delay to stop to edge the tool.

Irish Sayings

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

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

Epicurus

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

Jeffrey Kagan

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

Rick Comley

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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