Top 32 Delay Quotes

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“In general, a film’s delay is disheartening for actors, but it’s harder on the director and the producer who have been on the project for longer than anyone else. While actors move on to other projects, the film’s makers don’t.”

― Aditi Rao Hydari

“What’s troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process.”

― Barney Frank

“You may delay, but time will not.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“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

“The Tea Party knows that continuing to delay charting a course to spending reform hurts everybody.”

― Bob Barr

“The delay in SpaceShipTwo has not been the development of either of the vehicles. But the rocket motor has just been problematic from the get-go.”

― Brian Binnie

“Delay is the deadliest form of denial.”

― C. Northcote Parkinson

“Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant.”

― Caecilius Statius

“Fences work and the walls work and separations work. They afford to any nation the delay of entry.”

― Duncan Hunter

“Even a healthy economy and labor market would have struggled under the additional expenses enacted and proposed in 2009 and 2010 – from healthcare mandates and higher taxes, to carbon cap-and-trade and delay in extending the last decade’s tax reforms.”

― Elaine Chao

“Delay is the enemy of progress.”

― Eliot Spitzer

“No one felt it more than the President. I saw him repeatedly, and he fairly groaned at the inexplicable delay in the advent of help from the loyal States.”

― Henry Villard

“Tom DeLay ought to go back to Houston where he can serve his jail sentence.”

― Howard Dean

“None of them want to delay. Understand that. None of them.”

― Jack Kevorkian

“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

“The greatest remedy for anger is delay.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Tom DeLay fears independent thinkers and fighters. I am both.”

― Martin Frost

“Delay is not our friend. Delay is our enemy.”

― Michael McCaul

“Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.”

― Miguel de Cervantes

“In the works of Duchamp, space begins to walk and take on form; it becomes a machine that spins arguments and philosophizes; it resists movement with delay and delay with irony.”

― Octavio Paz

“Futurists wanted to suggest movement by means of a dynamic painting; Duchamp applies the notion of delay – or, rather, or analysis – to movement.”

― Octavio Paz

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

― Ovid

“Death is less bitter punishment than death’s delay.”

― Ovid

“I grew up in Tom DeLay’s district.”

― Paul Begala

“In Washington, ‘delay’ is too often code for ‘derail.’ Wink, wink.”

― Peter Welch

“Relying on intelligence as the chief touchstone for decisions about whether and when to attack creates a wide opening for misunderstandings, divergent interpretations, and vulnerabilities to parties with an interest in either attack or delay.”

― Ronen Bergman

“One day’s delay is another day’s lack of progress.”

― Stuart Bowen

“Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.”

― Tacitus

“Delay is preferable to error.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“The government is tottering. We must deal it the death blow an any cost. To delay action is the same as death.”

― Vladimir Lenin

“Delay in justice is injustice.”

― Walter Savage Landor

“I naturally like that dreamy, shoegazey sound on my vocals. A lot of reverb helps, and so do a lot of delay effects on everything.”

― Washed Out
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