Delay quotes

  • If we would have had the 262 at our disposal - even with all the delays - if we could have had in '44, ah, let's say three hundred operational, that day we could have stopped the American daytime bombing offensive, that's for sure.
    -- Adolf Galland

    #Three #Delay #Offensive

  • Delay not to seize the hour!
    -- Aeschylus

    #Procrastination #Delay #Hours

  • There is no avoidance in delay.
    -- Aeschylus

    #Delay #Resolve #Avoidance

  • Sometimes the slow ones blame the active for the delay.
    -- Aesop

    #Delay #Blame #Sometimes

  • The latest indication we have is that Amado is experiencing some delay in getting his visa. We understand that and we can accept that as a plausible reason for him not to be here.
    -- Alexi Lalas

    #Delay #Reason #Accepting

  • Technology will always win. You can delay technology by legal interference, but technology will flow around legal barriers.
    -- Andy Grove

    #Winning #Technology #Delay

  • The longer we delay, the more we will pay.
    -- Ban Ki-moon

    #Delay #Pay

  • What's troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process.
    -- Barney Frank

    #Delay #Ethics #Republican

  • You made delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Time #Procrastination #Delay

  • Patience is the ability to accept trouble, suffering, delay without getting angry or upset, I feel like if you can master patience you can master anything.
    -- Big Sean

    #Upset #Suffering #Delay

  • I have been using delay and reverberation since the middle 1960s. I use them to make what is almost inaudible to the ear, audible. I do not use them to play loudly but to make the higher harmonics heard.
    -- Bill Dixon

    #Play #Use #Delay

  • It's not about how loud you turn the amp up. That's not what makes it sound big. What makes it sound big is fooling around with different delays and reverb settings.
    -- Brian Setzer

    #Sound #Different #Delay

  • Economists say the inability to delay gratification is a primary predictor of economic failure in life.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Inability #Delay #Economic

  • The best remedy for anger is delay.
    -- Brigham Young

    #Anger #Delay #Remedy

  • Delay is the deadliest form of denial.
    -- C. Northcote Parkinson

    #Procrastination #Denial #Delay

  • Powerful to alleviate, to delay, to camouflage, though money is, in the end it lets us down.
    -- Caryll Houselander

    #Powerful #Camouflage #Delay

  • I believe strongly in 'giving while living.' I see little reason to delay giving when so much good can be achieved through supporting worthwhile causes today.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Believe #Giving #Delay

  • Admit nothing - that was his first rule. Appeal to logic - second rule. Delay the inevitable - third rule.
    -- Cinda Williams Chima

    #Delay #Firsts #Logic

  • One definition of maturity is learning to delay pleasure.
    -- Dave Ramsey

    #Maturity #Delay #Definitions

  • If there is delay in getting culling teams out, delay in any part of the chain, even weeks, that could have great implications for the virus to spread.
    -- David Nabarro

    #Team #Viruses #Delay

  • Those clocks are sophisticated instruments that calculate time by measuring electrical charges called coulombs -- given the rapidity and volume of electrons that move through the measuring device the calibrator must adjust at certain points which was the delay you see -- the delay is just recalibrating for the clock moving too quickly during the 10 -- 10ths of a second before the delay -- this insures that the actual playing time during a period is exactly 20 minutes That is not an opinion -- that is science -- amazing devise quite frankly.
    -- Dean Lombardi

    #Moving #Delay #Opinion

  • Individual companies now have the voluntary responsibility of recalling their own products. While many companies have acted properly and swiftly to recall contaminated goods, the delay between the identification of tainted foods and the company's decision to recall those foods leads to the needless sickness of too many Americans.
    -- Diana DeGette

    #Responsibility #Decision #Delay

  • 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

    #Delay #Pitching #Sticks

  • And without delay, turn to the Lord. Exercise all of the faith you have in Him. Let Him share your burden. Allow His grace to lighten your load.
    -- Donald L. Hallstrom

    #Exercise #Grace #Delay

  • If you foul up, tell the President and correct it fast. Delay only compounds mistakes.
    -- Donald Rumsfeld

    #Mistake #President #Delay

  • On 'Honeybabysweetiedoll' I used a Whammy, a Boss OC-3 octave box, a Sustainer and a Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler. That's only on the intro, where all those weird noises are happening.
    -- Eddie Van Halen

    #Boss #Delay #Lines

  • Would you please publish the enclosed manuscript or return it without delay, as I have other irons in the fire.
    -- Elinor Glyn

    #Fire #Iron #Delay

  • Delay is the enemy of progress.
    -- Eliot Spitzer

    #Enemy #Progress #Delay

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

    #Philosophy #Delay #Study

  • For everyone and everything, there is a time to die. Some do not know it, or would delay it, but its truth cannot be denied. Not when you look into the stars of the ninth gate.
    -- Garth Nix

    #Stars #Looks #Delay

  • Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
    -- George Canning

    #Failure #Parent #Delay

  • Terrorism is not a matter that can be left to law enforcement, with its deliberative process, built-in delays, and safeguards that may let the prisoner go free on procedural grounds.
    -- George P. Shultz

    #Law #Enforcement #Delay

  • No pecuniary consideration is more urgent, than the regular redemption and discharge of the public debt: on none can delay be more injurious, or an economy of time more valuable.
    -- George Washington

    #Delay #Redemption #Debt

  • The East German manages to combine a Teutonic capacity for bureauracy with a Russian capacity for infinite delay
    -- Goronwy Rees

    #Insulting #Delay #Germany

  • Delayed gratification is the one thing we ignore these days. And if you delay it, it becomes more pleasurable later in life.
    -- Greg Gutfeld

    #Delay #These Days #Gratification

  • Know this: God’s delays are not necessarily His denials. So keep praying.
    -- Greg Laurie

    #Denial #Delay #Praying

  • A delay does not solve the revenue problem,
    -- Greg Nickels

    #Doe #Delay #Problem

  • the old ploy of the powerful: never refuse when you can confuse. Distraction and delay are always better than obstruction.
    -- Helen McCloy

    #Powerful #Delay #Distraction

  • Imagination only comes when you privilege the subconscious, when you make delay and procrastination work for you.
    -- Hilary Mantel

    #Procrastination #Imagination #Delay

  • Tear thyself from delay.
    -- Horace

    #Procrastination #Tears #Delay

  • A tragedy can never suffer by delay: a comedy may, because the allusions or the manners represented in it maybe temporary.
    -- Horace Walpole

    #Suffering #Tragedy #Delay

  • Tom DeLay ought to go back to Houston where he can serve his jail sentence.
    -- Howard Dean

    #Jail #Delay #Houston

  • Those of you who come in with me now will receive a big piece of the pie. Those of you who delay, and commit yourselves later, will receive a smaller piece of pie. Those of you who don't come in at all will receive - Good Government!
    -- Huey Long

    #Government #Pie #Delay

  • Anything that threatens, hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down.
    -- Iyanla Vanzant

    #Delay #Deny #Capacity

  • Short cuts make long delays.
    -- J. R. R. Tolkien

    #Cutting #Long #Delay

  • None of them want to delay. Understand that. None of them.
    -- Jack Kevorkian

    #Delay #Want

  • All UK nuclear power stations should be shut down without delay.
    -- James Buchan

    #Nuclear #Delay #Should

  • Pretending you are not in love with someone only delays the time of you getting over them.
    -- Jasmine V

    #Delay #Pretending

  • Information on how to heal autism and how to possibly delay vaccines or prevent autism shouldn't come from me. It should come from the medical establishment.
    -- Jenny McCarthy

    #Vaccines #Autism #Delay

  • This is a matter of public health. The public was sick and tired of DeLay and his corruption.
    -- Jim Hightower

    #Tired #Sick #Delay

  • The reason for the delay to the kick-off is because it's not yet kick-off time
    -- Jimmy Magee

    #Football #Delay #Reason

  • If you’re going to do anything great in life, there will be opposition, setbacks, delays and critics. When you have big dreams, you’re going to have big challenges.
    -- Joel Osteen

    #Dream #Challenges #Delay

  • He who prorogues the honesty of today till to-morrow will probably prorogue his to-morrows to eternity.
    -- Johann Kaspar Lavater

    #Honesty #Delay #Today

  • All delays are dangerous in war.
    -- John Dryden

    #War #Delay #Dangerous

  • Delay in vengeance delivers a heavier blow.
    -- John Ford

    #Revenge #Blow #Delay

  • God's delay's are not His denials
    -- John Hagee

    #Denial #Delay

  • Implied Subjection, but requir'd with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best receiv'd,- Yielded with coy submission, modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay.
    -- John Milton

    #Sweet #Pride #Delay

  • The strength of patience hangs on our capacity to believe that God is up to something good for us in all our delays and detours.
    -- John Piper

    #Believe #Delay #Detours

  • Hungry Joe collected lists of fatal diseases and arranged them in alphabetical order so that he could put his finger without delay on any one he wanted to worry about.
    -- Joseph Heller

    #Order #Worry #Delay

  • If the politics of inaction and delay that have triumphed in this country continues for another decade, then Planetary Purgatory in the likely future facing our country before midcentury - probably in your own lifetime.
    -- Joseph J. Romm

    #Country #Climate #Delay

  • Here we are - despite the delays, the confusion, and the shadows en route - at last, or for the moment, where we always intended to be.
    -- Julia Glass

    #Confusion #Shadow #Delay

  • Before you begin a thing, remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead. If you could see them clearly, naturally you could do a great deal to get rid of them but you can't. You can only see one thing clearly and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin.
    -- Kathleen Norris

    #Goal #Vision #Delay

  • Life goes by rapidly. Don't delay. Don't put it off. Don't wait until you have some spare time. Don't wait until the time's 'right'.
    -- Ken Keyes Jr.

    #Waiting #Delay #Personal Development

  • Surely revival delays because prayer decays.
    -- Leonard Ravenhill

    #Prayer #Decay #Delay

  • When God delays in fulfilling our little thoughts, it is to have Himself room to work out His great ones.
    -- Lilias Trotter

    #Work Out #Delay #Littles

  • Yet if there's no reason to live without a child, how could there be with one? To answer one life with a successive life is simply to transfer the onus of purpose to the next generation; the displacements amounts to a cowardly and potentially infinite delay. Your children's answer, presumably, will be to procreate as well, and in doing so to distract themselves, to foist their own aimlessness onto their offspring.
    -- Lionel Shriver

    #Children #Delay #Answers

  • Delays in granting of justice very often reduce the speed with which investment could be undertaken, discouraging investors.
    -- Lucas Papademos

    #Justice #Delay #Speed

  • The equipment you've got really dictates what you're going to do. When I started touring, there were no monitors, so I had to take the sound from the hall, and of course it was on a delay, so I would sing, and then I would hear it back, but later. It was very weird.
    -- Marianne Faithfull

    #Delay #Sound #Equipment

  • Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
    -- Mario Andretti

    #Sight #Goal #Delay

  • Somehow I have managed to delay looking old. In reality I have good genes.
    -- Michael Schumacher

    #Reality #Delay #Genes

  • Most of our diversions do not so much delay death as accustom us to it.
    -- Mignon McLaughlin

    #Delay #Diversion

  • Delay always breeds danger.
    -- Miguel de Cervantes

    #Anger #Delay #Danger

  • Short-cuts lead to long delays.
    -- Mike Rowe

    #Cutting #Long #Delay

  • While other state governments stiff their vendors, close parks, delay tax refunds, and ignore unacceptably poor service levels, Indiana state employees are setting national standards for efficiency.
    -- Mitch McConnell

    #Government #Delay #Levels

  • The more the government intervenes to delay the market's adjustment, the longer and more grueling the depression will be, and the more difficult will be the road to complete recovery.
    -- Murray Rothbard

    #Recovery #Government #Delay

  • In the United States large corporations control some members of Congress. All this does is delay the corporation’s funeral at our expense.
    -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    #Funeral #Delay #Corporations

  • The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
    -- Natalie Clifford Barney

    #First Love #Sight #Delay

  • It is a good plan to have a book with you in all places and at all times. If you are presently without, hurry without delay to the nearest shop and buy one of mine.
    -- Oliver Wendell Holmes

    #Book #Delay #All Time

  • At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
    -- Ovid

    #Wise #Time #Delay

  • Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
    -- Ovid

    #Punishment #Bitterness #Delay

  • Rather than waste precious time arguing, I went up and started serving my "sentence" without delay. It was usually about an hour for epigrams; somewhat longer for a paradox.
    -- Peter De Vries

    #Punishment #Waste #Delay

  • Fantasy is an 'F' word that hopefully the five second delay won't do anything with
    -- Peter Jackson

    #Delay #Fantasy #Hopefully

  • In Washington, 'delay' is too often code for 'derail.' Wink, wink.
    -- Peter Welch

    #Delay #Code

  • For death betimes is comfort, not dismay, and who can rightly die needs no delay.
    -- Petrarch

    #Death #Needs #Delay

  • 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.
    -- Plautus

    #Men #Delay #World

  • But why do you delay? Come, do what you will.
    -- Polycarp


  • All delay is helpful, but it does produce wisdom.
    -- Publilius Syrus

    #Procrastination #Delay #Doe

  • One man by delay restored the state, for he preferred the public safety to idle report. [Lat., Unus ***** nobis cunctando restituit rem, Non ponebat enim rumores ante salutem.]
    -- Quintus Ennius

    #Men #Safety #Delay

  • One man restored our fortunes by delay. [By skilfully avoiding an engagement, Fabius exhausted the resources of the enemy.]
    -- Quintus Ennius

    #Men #Enemy #Delay

  • When it comes to federal elections law, Tom DeLay and his special-interest friends live by one set of rules, and everyone else lives by a very different set.
    -- Rahm Emanuel

    #Law #Special #Delay

  • Living faith is above circumstances; no delays can discourage it, no loss of friends or depression in trade can touch it.
    -- Rees Howells

    #Loss #Delay #Circumstances

  • The longer you delay, the more your sin gets strength and rooting. If you cannot bend a twig, how will you be able to bend it when it is a tree?
    -- Richard Baxter

    #Tree #Able #Delay

  • I think [the death penalty is] very expensive, and the delays are inordinate, delaying closure for the victims' families.
    -- Rob McKenna

    #Thinking #Delay #Death Penalty

  • Unseen hands delay The coming of what oft seems close in ken, And, contrary, the moment, when we say "'Twill never come!" comes on us even then.
    -- Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

    #Destiny #Hands #Delay

  • We simply cannot afford any further delay in providing the IMF with the resources it requires to help contain the threat of further financial and political instability around the world.
    -- Robert Rubin

    #Political #Imf #Delay

  • Time wears all his locks before,Take thy hold upon his forehead;When he flies he turns no more,And behind his scalp is naked.Works adjourn'd have many stays,Long demurs breed new delays.
    -- Robert Southwell

    #Long #Locks #Delay

  • Shun delays, they breed remorse;Take thy time while time is lent thee;Creeping snails have weakest force,Fly their fault lest thou repent thee.Good is best when soonest wrought,Linger'd labours come to nought.
    -- Robert Southwell

    #Faults #Delay #Force

  • Keep on adding, keep on walking, keep on progressing: do not delay on the road, do not go back, do not deviate.
    -- Saint Augustine

    #Progress #Delay #Resolve

  • I believe that peace with the Palestinians is most urgent - urgent than ever before. It is necessary. It is crucial. It is possible. A delay may worsen its chances. Israel and the Palestinians are, in my judgment, ripe today to restart the peace process.
    -- Shimon Peres

    #Believe #Israel #Delay

  • 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

    #War #Delay #Want