By the time rules are is needed, it's already too late.
- If you can read this tagline, it is already too late....
- NetHack is addictive. Too late, you're already hooked.
- When the game master smiles, it's already too late
- There's no time to stop for gas, we're already late" -- Karin Donke
- Too late, Peri. Time to say goodbye. -- The Docto
- It's never too late to mend
- We should live and learn, but by the time we've learned, it's too late to live. -- Carolyn Well
- The late start is due to the time.