That statement was not meant for Zaccheus alone. It was meant for all those who behave like him.
What then was the behaviour in the dock It is an inability to come out boldly to receive what belongs to you. You must not hide, peer, and climb up, etc. to see what is declared to be yours.
Christ's phrase make haste simply means, salvation although comes by grace, it can easily be missed. And the step to take in order not to miss it is to act now!
Your dreams are yours, success is yours, freedom from sin and liberty is yours, and eternity is yours; so tell me why you can't get hold of them boldly
Be quick about your life treasures before you miss them. Never make simple issues of need cripple you because you refuse to take what belongs to you quickly!
Redeem the time, the days are quickly passing!