A little neglect may breed great mischief.
— Benjamin Franklin

He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor.
Samuel Johnson negligently quote

To let friendship die away by negligence and silence is certainly not wise. It is voluntarily to throw away one of the greatest comforts of the weary pilgrimage.
— Samuel Johnson

Negligence is the rust of the soul, that corrodes through all her best resolves.
— Owen Felltham

It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
— negligently quotation by Richard Whately