Quotations on Delay

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None can less afford to delay than the aged sinner. Now is the time. Now or never. You have, as it were, one foot already in the grave. Your opportunities will soon be over. Strive, then, I entreat you, to enter in at the strait gate.
- Archibald Alexander
(Keywords: Time, Delay, Grave, Now, Will)

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Keywords: Change, Life, Act, Delay, Future, Now, Today)

The American people expect public servants to be able to police themselves. But instead of designing a system to enforce ethical conduct, Tom Delay and his cohorts have implemented a self protection system. Obviously, it wasn't good for democracy.
- Chris Bell
(Keywords: People, American, Delay, Democracy, Police, Protection, Public, Self)

I filed the ethics complaint against Tom DeLay not because I'm a Democrat and he's a Republican or even because he drew me out of my congressional seat but because he engaged in corruption to further his plans to disenfranchise voters in Texas.
- Chris Bell
(Keywords: Complaint, Corruption, Delay, Ethics, Republican)

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Keywords: Design, Danger, Delay, Ruin)

I need to decide whether to apply for college or delay it for a couple of years while I pursue some more acting projects. Right now I'm trying to sort things out, so I can make the right choices.
- Lacey Chabert
(Keywords: Acting, Choices, College, Delay, Now, Projects, Right, Trying, Years)

We ask the great masses of India to be patient a short time longer, while the cause of freedom is being fought out, not because we want to delay, but because the hard facts of war make a complete change impossible at the moment.
- Stafford Cripps
(Keywords: Change, Time, War, Being, Cause, Delay, Facts, Freedom, Want)

While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed.
- John Engler
(Keywords: Growth, America, Completion, Day, Delay, Investment, Jobs, Needs, Reason)

You may delay, but time will not.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Time, Delay, May, Will)

Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children.
- John Goodman
(Keywords: Children, Delay, Future, Reform, Security)

I mean, it's been quite busy, especially with the rain delay the first few days, and then having to play the late evenings, waiting here every day. It's been kind of difficult.
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Keywords: Day, Delay, First, Play, Rain, Waiting)

This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.
- Jim Hightower
(Keywords: Health, Corruption, Delay, Public)

Fences work and the walls work and separations work. They afford to any nation the delay of entry.
- Duncan Hunter
(Keywords: Work, Delay, Nation)

At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
- Ovid
(Keywords: Time, Delay, Folly)

Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
- Ovid
(Keywords: Death, Delay, Punishment)

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
(Keywords: Life, Men, Death, Delay, Mankind, Property, World, Youth)

If you ask the people who are professional political analysts, they would say that the way redistricting has worked, that the Republicans have something of a lock on the House until a redistricting occurs after 2010, particularly as a result of what DeLay did in Texas.
- John Podesta
(Keywords: People, Delay, Republicans, Result)

It's now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its new term in a matter of weeks. We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay.
- Jay Alan Sekulow
(Keywords: Court, Delay, Justice, Now, Senate)

Saddam Hussein has been tenacious in his pursuit of weapons of mass destruction and, unless he is removed from power, he will eventually harm our nation and our allies. Every moment we delay allows him to grow stronger.
- Richard Shelby
(Keywords: Power, Delay, Destruction, Harm, Nation, Pursuit, Weapons, Will)

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
- Tacitus
(Keywords: Truth, Delay, Falsehood, Haste, Uncertainty)

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
(Keywords: Failure, Being, Defeat, Delay, End, Nothing, Saying)

We are ever mindful the risks our troops face every day and the sacrifices made by the families and the communities that support them as those who have been removed from power seek to delay their inevitable defeat.
- John Warner
(Keywords: Power, Day, Defeat, Delay, Support, Troops)

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