Rose Macaulay Quote

The superior thing... was to be late. Lateness showed that serene contempt for the illusion we call time which is so necessary to ensure the respect of others and oneself. Only the servile are punctual.


Mystery at Geneva (1922)

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The superior thing... was to be late. Lateness showed that serene contempt for the illusion we call time which is so necessary to ensure the respect...

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The superior thing... was to be late. Lateness showed that serene contempt for the illusion we call time which is so necessary to ensure the respect...

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The superior thing... was to be late. Lateness showed that serene contempt for the illusion we call time which is so necessary to ensure the respect...

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The superior thing... was to be late. Lateness showed that serene contempt for the illusion we call time which is so necessary to ensure the respect...