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Waste Quotes

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Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

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Regret is an appalling waste of time.
- Katherine Mansfield

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

 

Walking takes longer...
than any other known form of locomotion except crawling.
Thus it stretches time and prolongs life.
Life is already too short to waste on speed.
- Edward Abbey

Steve Jobs' Three Rules of Life ...
1. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
2. Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
3. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

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Regret is an appalling waste of energy,
you can't build on it - it's only good for wallowing in.
- Katherine Mansfield

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper.
About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer
is garbage that no one ever reads.
- Andy Rooney

Not having to own a car has made me realize what a
waste of time the automobile is.
- Diane Johnson

If we spend the time we waste in sighing
for the perfect golden fruit
in fulfilling the conditions of its growth,
happiness will come, must come.
It is guaranteed in the very laws of the universe.
If it involves some chastening and renunciation, well,
the fruit will be all the sweeter for this touch of holiness.
- Helen Keller

The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.
- William Gibson

People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy
ought to have the decency to get themselves buried,
and not waste time about it.
- Henrik Ibsen

Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life,
or master your time and master your life.
- Alan Lakein

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste
the sky as well as the earth.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you,
down the fairway, so you don't have to waste energy
going back to pick it up.
- Tommy Bolt

Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
- Roger Babson

It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
- Taylor Caldwell

Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.
- William Wordsworth

Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
- Philip Johnson

We waste time looking for the perfect lover,
instead of creating the perfect love.
- Tom Robbins

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart...
forgiveness saves the expense of anger,
the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
- Hannah More

I hope that no American will waste his franchise
and throw away his vote
by voting either for me or against me solely
on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.
- John F. Kennedy

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
- Auguste Rodin

Waste your money and you're only out of money,
but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.
- Michael LeBoeuf

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature...
is less liable than anyone else to miss and waste life.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Every day you spend drifting away from your goals is
a waste not only of that day,
but also of the additional day it takes to regain lost ground.
- Ralph Marston

It has been my policy not to respond to each of the
many canards which have been part of the campaign to
discredit my investigation,
nor to waste time trying to prove negatives.
- Jim Garrison

I think the economic logic behind dumping a load of
toxic waste in the lowest wage country is impeccable
and we should face up to it.
- Lawrence Summers

I see no reason why I should tickle stones or waste
time on polishing bronze.
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

I can create countries just as I can create the actions of my characters.
That is why a lot of travel seems to me a waste of time.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Every day you waste is one you can never make up.
- George Allen, Sr.

I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations
than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Waste no time with revolutions that do not remove the
causes of your complaints but simply change the faces of those in charge.
- Francesco Guicciardini

Every social injustice is not only cruel,
but it is economic waste.
- William Feather

In an organic system you don't waste anything.
We need to educate the consumer to accept a tiny blemish on an orange.
- Robert Patterson

We cannot afford idleness, waste or inefficiency.
- Eamon de Valera

Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends.
Why waste such precious time in bed?
- Marilyn vos Savant

I tell people retirement isn't what you think.
You are going to sit around and waste your life,
you can only golf so much.
To stay young, you have to stay in the mix.
- Ron Rice

I was in London.
It's a long way to go for a very long party,
sitting there for six hours not having a cigarette or a drink.
It's a waste of time.
- Albert Finney

If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
- Bruce Lee

Life too is precious to waste - to spend on anything but the best.
- Dexter Scott King

Ninety percent I'll spend on good times,
women and Irish Whiskey.
The other ten percent I'll probably waste.
- Tug McGraw

Some people feel that what we're doing makes no sense,
that it's just a waste of money.
But it's working.
- Calvin Klein

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass
under trees on a summer's day,
listening to the murmur of the water,
or watching the clouds float across the sky,
is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock

Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil,
and from it grows the tree of the arts.
- Ezra Pound

Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few,
we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.
- John Ruskin

It is idle to waste time and discuss whether it was
within our power and duty to see whether we could prepare
a Bill better than the Remedial Bill.
- Charles Tupper

There is no such thing as an unreasonable question,
or a silly question, or a frivolous question,
or a waste-of-time question.
It's your life, and you've got to get these answers.
- Marcia Wallace

We know now that in modern warfare, fought on any considerable scale,
there can be no possible economic gain for any side.
Win or lose, there is nothing but waste and destruction.
- Lester B. Pearson

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

But after this natural burst of indignation,
no man of sense, courage, or prudence will waste his
time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings.
- Robert Peel

The world is too much with us; late and soon,
getting and spending, we lay waste our powers:
Little we see in Nature that is ours.
- William Wordsworth

Looking in the mirror to check if my tie is straight is a waste of my time.
I only look in the mirror once a day,
and that's in the morning when I shave.
- Lennart Meri

I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
- Louis Agassiz

We need to address our Nation's mounting garbage problem
by generating less garbage,
particularly paper waste.
- Wendell H. Ford

It is irresponsible for this Congress to not investigate
the President's lack of an exit strategy,
and the fraud, waste, and abuse of U.S.
tax dollars.
- Russ Carnahan

I balanced all, brought all to mind,
the years to come seemed waste of breath,
a waste of breath the years behind, in balance with this life,
this death.
- William Butler Yeats

Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of
their lives before they break through the actual and
conventional lies which surround them.
- Isadora Duncan

Men say they love independence in a woman,
but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.
- Candice Bergen

We have lived through the flood time of fascism and
of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost
to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation.
- Emily Greene Balch

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence
as you can find outside an advertising agency.
- Raymond Chandler

I don't think we have any time to waste.
- Henry Cisneros

No, no, no.
Dick Cheney forbade me to waste time on his image.
I would have liked to have done more.
- Mary Matalin

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time;
serenity,
that nothing is.
- Thomas Szasz

Superfund was passed with the good intention of cleaning
up America's toxic waste sites.
- Fred Thompson


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