Late Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old late quotes, late sayings, and late proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Too late... everything's always too late. E. M. Forster
Late to bed, late to rise, makes a man unhealthy, poor, and stupid. Gregor Collins
Those who are late will be punished by life itself. Mikhail Gorbachev
Too late! The two saddest words in any tongue. Dagmar Godowsky
It is never too late to show true character. Bill Courtney
Your later may be late. Never postpone your salvation HOURS to tomorrow. If it's not now, it may be never. The days are not OURS! Israelmore Ayivor
It's never too late in life to have a genuine adventure. Robert Kurson
There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late. Charles Kingsley
It's never too late to have a happy childhood. Berkeley Breathed
If you go too fast you might not notice everything. On the other hand, you don't want to be late. Daniel Handler
It's not our fault, and we're not a failure in any sense just because our star didn't glow white hot from the start. Being seen as a late bloomer was once a mark of vitality, patience, and pluck. Rich Karlgaard
Late Bloomers: The Hidden Strengths of Learning and Succeeding at Your Own Pace. Rich Karlgaard
The reason many people are stuck in life is that they do not find time, space, and energy to work on improving their condition. Luca Dellanna
I'd rather be late for supper in this world tonight than be in some other world on time for breakfast in the morning. Irvin S. Cobb
Being a bachelor has its disadvantages: for one thing , he has to get up very early to make the money to stay up very late. Evan Esar
Appointment are a waste of time because being early wastes yours and being late wastes the other person's. Evan Esar
The early bird catches the worm, while the late bird removes the dirt in hope of finding worms. John Andrews
They say love's like the measles-all the worst when it comes late in life. Douglas William Jerrold
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. Benjamin Franklin
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. Charles Lamb
My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil. J.Paul Getty
If a thing's worth doing, it's worth doing late. Frederick Oliver
If you're there before it's over, you're on time. Jimmmy Walker
Those who are late will be punished by life itself. Mikhail Gorbachev
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. William Shakespeare
Lost time is never found again. Benjamin Franklin
Nothing, of course, begins at the time you think it did. Lillian Hellman
Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. Jean-Paul Sartre
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. Ralph Waldo Emmerson
When we are called before God and His throne of judgement, it will be too late to reverse our decision. It is during our lifetime here on earth that we decide our eternal destiny. Billy Graham