Haste Quotes

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Haste in every business brings failures.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Has anyone supposed it lucky to be born? I hasten to inform him or her that it is just as lucky to die, and I know it.
Walt Whitman, "Leaves of Grass".
What is this world that is hastening me toward I know not what, viewing me with contempt.
Kahlil Gibran
By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
Richard Milhous Nixon

Haste is good only in catching fleas.
Alla Yaroshinskaya
We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past to stay it as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own.
Blaise Pascal
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
George Gordon Byron
H. p. lovecraft - it is only the inferior thinker who hastens to...
Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end.
William Shakespeare
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
Ramble
Here is the world, sound as a nut, perfect, not the smallest piece of chaos left, never a stitch nor an end, not a mark of haste, or botching, or second thought; but the theory of the world is a thing of shreds and patches.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Lord Byron
There are no chaste minds. Minds copulate wherever they meet.
Eric Hoffe
If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.
Swami Sivanada
He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
Biblical Prove
The charity that hastens to proclaim its good deeds, ceases to be charity, and is only pride and ostentation.
William Hutton
Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret.
Diane Ackerman
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
La Bruyere
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau, "Walden".
A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic - Latern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.
Johann von Goethe
Whatever is produced in haste goes hastily to waste.
Saadi
Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 3 scene 1