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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Promptness
 
  The keen spirit seizes the prompt occasion.
Hannah More.    
  1
  Despatch is the soul of business.
Lord Chesterfield.    
  2
  Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Lavater.    
  3
  Timely service, like timely gifts, is doubled in value.
George MacDonald.    
  4
  Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day.
Lord Chesterfield.    
  5
  The flighty purpose never is o’ertook, unless the deed go with it.
Shakespeare.    
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