Quotations on Haste

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Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: God, Haste, Man)

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Life, Time, Love, Haste, Journey)

Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
- Augustine Birrell
(Keywords: Books, Haste, Language, Man, Pressure, Taste, World, Years)

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
- George Byron
(Keywords: Love, Men, Haste, Hatred, Leisure, Now, Pleasure)

Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Love, Men, Haste, Leisure)

Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
- William Congreve
(Keywords: Grief, Haste, Leisure, Pleasure)

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Time, Haste, Manners, Nothing)

Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Time, Haste, Waste)

What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and think. Don't judge a book by its cover. We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation.
- Malcolm Gladwell
(Keywords: Time, Children, Haste, Information, Waste)

Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: Action, Confidence, Despair, Haste, Quiet, Resolution)

Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
- Aaron Hill
(Keywords: Extreme, Haste, Youth)

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Time, Haste, Man, Pain, Value, Will)

We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition.
- Barbara Jordan
(Keywords: People, Actions, Consequences, Haste, Mistakes)

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Keywords: Men, Haste, Past, Pleasure)

All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.
- Titus Livius
(Keywords: Blind, Haste, Man, Will)

The Southern character is opposed to haste. Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry.
- Maria Mitchell
(Keywords: Character, Haste, Safety, Worth)

Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
- Moliere
(Keywords: Error, Haste, Road)

At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand, it is difficult for me to make any comment, beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation.
- Ethel Rosenberg
(Keywords: Government, Detail, Expression, Haste, Horror, Present)

The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.
- Thomas Shadwell
(Keywords: Fool, Haste, World)

But just as haste and restlessness are typical of our present-day life, so change also takes place more rapidly than before. This applies to change in the relationships between nations as it does to change within an individual nation.
- Gustav Stresemann
(Keywords: Change, Life, Haste, Nation, Nations, Present, Relationships)

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
- Tacitus
(Keywords: Truth, Delay, Falsehood, Haste, Uncertainty)

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: Life, Time, Haste, Housekeeping, Leisure, Man, Universe, Waste)

Do nothing in haste, look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end.
- Edward Whymper
(Keywords: Beginning, End, Haste, May, Nothing)









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