Quotation Explorer - 'Delay'

You may delay, but time will not. - Benjamin Franklin
God will never delay His promise.You have delayed Him. - Mac Canoza
Patience is a virtue Savannah, to tolerate delay. It implies self control and forbearance, as opposed to wanting what we want when we want it. Something to think about. . . (Character), "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles - Catherine Weaver
Delay is preferable to error. - Thomas Jefferson
Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous; where it is not, delay may provide both wisdom and safety. - Tryon Edwards
WHEN SIN HINDERS YOUR WORSHIP.God will never delay His promise.You have delayed Him."..However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?" Luke 18:8b - Mac Canoza
Who can tell who will be the President a year from now? -- John F. Kennedy, speaking to the president of Harvard about why he did not want to delay signing documents relating to a future JFK Presidential Library, 2 October 1963. - John F. Kennedy
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
Delay is not a help-mate. The cemetary is full of people who thought they could DO IT tomorrow. Do It Now! - Israelmore Ayivor
What you deny or ignore, you delay, What you accept and face, you conquer. - Robert Tew
It's like I have a sensor in my head, but she works on a seven-second delay... well-meaning, but perpetually about seven seconds too late to actually do anything to stop the horrific avalanche of shit-you-shouldn't- say-out-loud-but-I-just-did. - Jenny Lawson
But hey this was the FAYZ, where all you could really hope was to delay the pain. - Michael Grant
The greatest remedy for anger is delay. - Thomas Paine
Q: When is the perfect time? A: Who can say, but probably somewhere between haste and delay - and it's usually most wise to start today. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty. - Tacitus
Let no one delay the study of philosophy while young nor weary of it when old. - Epicurus
To no one will we sell, to no one will we refuse or delay right or justice. - Magna Carta
Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it. - Miguel de Cervantes
The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success. - Brian Tracy
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. - Denis Waitley
Some thoughts you underestimate but may be capable of energizing the world. Never delay to put your thoughts into words. - Bikash Bhandari
An incompetent attorney can delay a trial for months or years. A competent attorney can delay one even longer. - Evelle J. Younger
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
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no delay, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. - Lord Chesterfield
Delay always breeds danger and to protract a great design is often to ruin it. - Miguel de Cervantes
Delay not; swift the flight of fortune's greatest favours. - Seneca
With age, gone are the forevers of youth. Gone is the willingness to procrastinate, delay, to play the waiting game. Now each day is a treasure beyond compare . . . because there are so few such diadems left. - Joe L. Wheeler
When you're alive hope is smiling for a great life.So don't delay, hope for the best, take actions and have a great life. - Debasish Mridha
The longer we delay in confronting the obstacle in our path, the bigger the difficulties grow and the smaller we become; or, to put it another way, the longer we drag a problem with us, the heavier it becomes. - A. G. Roemmers
Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant. - Caecilius Statius
You must dare to disassociate yourself from those who would delay your journey... Leave, depart, if not physically, then mentally. Go your own way, quietly, undramatically, and venture toward trueness at last. - Vernon Howard
Do not hold your breath for anyone,Do not wish your lungs to be still,It may delay the cracks from spreading,But eventually they will.Sometimes to keep yourself togetherYou must allow yourself to leave,Even if breaking your own heartIs what it takes to let you breathe. - Erin Hanson
You can't stop Greatness; you can only try to delay it. And when you try to delay it, it just gets Greater because it gains new strength. - Tiffany Winfree
Urgency means paying the details the attention they deserve, with the respect they deserve, without delay. - Richie Norton
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