Haste Quotes

Quotes tagged as "haste" (showing 1-30 of 37)
William Shakespeare
“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.”
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Lewis Carroll
“The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.”
Lewis Carroll

J.R.R. Tolkien
“You must understand, young Hobbit, it takes a long time to say anything in Old Entish. And we never say anything unless it is worth taking a long time to say.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

Søren Kierkegaard
“Of all ridiculous things the most ridiculous seems to me, to be busy — to be a man who is brisk about his food and his work. Therefore, whenever I see a fly settling, in the decisive moment, on the nose of such a person of affairs; or if he is spattered with mud from a carriage which drives past him in still greater haste; or the drawbridge opens up before him; or a tile falls down and knocks him dead, then I laugh heartily.”
Søren Kierkegaard

“When one has come to explore the ' instant moment ' and one has chosen to savor the delights of life, which are hidden behind the curtain of haste and superficiality, then ' mental time ' is replacing ' sequential time '. So ' here ' and ' now ' are keeping hustle and impatience in check. (" Just for a moment ")”
Erik Pevernagie

“People forget how fast you did a job – but they remember how well you did it”
Howard Newton

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Ohne Hast, aber ohne Rast. - Without haste, but without rest.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“why talk and say the unsaid words in haste when silence can speak the unspoken words?”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Dare to keep moving when it is a must and dare to keep waiting when you have to, but note, you shall always keep waiting if you keep waiting and you shall always keep moving when you keep moving!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

E.R. Eddison
“Lightning shall be slow to my hasting.”
E.R. Eddison, The Worm Ouroboros

Alberto Caeiro
“I’m in no hurry. What for?
The sun and moon aren’t in a hurry: they’re right.
Hurrying is believing people can get past their legs,
Or that, jumping, they can land past their shadow.
No; I don’t know how to hurry.”
Alberto Caeiro, The Collected Poems of Alberto Caeiro

Jeff Shaara
“Quick words did not always mean a quick mind.”
Jeff Shaara, A Blaze of Glory

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don’t rush to justify yourself with a verbal argument; your choice of words may unmake what you made.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

“slowing down an activity may meet with greater success than doing it quickly.”
Linda Lantieri, Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children [With CD]

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Awake! arise! the hour is late!
Angels are knocking at thy door!
They are in haste and cannot wait,
And once departed come no more.
Awake! arise! the athlete's arm
Loses its strength by too much rest;
The fallow land, the untilled farm
Produces only weeds at best.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Complete Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“Don't run against time go hand in hand”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

Frank Herbert
“Use the first moments in study. You may miss many an opportunity for quick victory in this way, but the moment the study are in insurance of success. Take your time and be sure.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

Israelmore Ayivor
“Too much hurry will bury your goals. Too much haste will make you waste. Too quick race will cripple your pace. Be patient.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Ladder

“Don’t just think about what you missed! Don’t continue to dwell on your past mistakes. You shall always miss something in life, consciously or unconsciously! You shall never be able to do all things excellently in life though you must try to! The lesson from what you missed and its application for a better tomorrow is what matter! Move your thought! Move your body!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Geraldine Brooks
“The wiles of a veteran turned the younger man's own gift of speed against him.”
Geraldine Brooks, The Secret Chord

C.S. Lewis
“And now, haste, haste, haste.”
C.S. Lewis

“Dare to keep moving when it is a must and there to keep waiting when you have to, but note, you shall always keep waiting if you keep waiting and you shall always keep moving when you keep moving!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Don’t just think about what you missed! Don’t continue to dwell on your past mistakes. You shall also miss something in life, consciously or unconsciously! You shall never be able to do all things excellently in life though you must try to! The lesson from what you missed and its application for a better tomorrow is what matter! Move your thought! Move your body!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Have patience when it is really worth doing so, no matter what, and notwithstanding how hard impatience knocks at your door, and you will know patience better”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Liz Curtis Higgs
“In every life story, including our own, decisions are made in haste that determine the course of eternity.”
Liz Curtis Higgs, Bad Girls of the Bible: And What We Can Learn from Them

Alan Dean Foster
“I do not 'gallivant,'" Truzenzuzex commented primly. "I plan in haste.”
Alan Dean Foster, Flinx Transcendent

“We hastily call someone a friend.”
Nabil N. Jamal

“In my haste to die, I really found out that I wanted to live.”
Anthony T. Hincks

Plato
“To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.”
Plato

Rudyard Kipling
“Slowly - slowly. It was haste killed the Yellow Snake that ate the sun”
Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book

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