Hurry Quotes

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Chuck Palahniuk
“I'm sorry if this all seems a little rushed and desperate. It is.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Stranger than Fiction

Francis de Sales
“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.
What is anything in life compared to peace of soul?”
Francis de Sales

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

William Shakespeare
“Time goes on crutches till love have all his rites.”
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

Ann Voskamp
“In our rushing, bulls in china shops, we break our own lives.”
Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

G.K. Chesterton
“One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.”
G.K. Chesterton, All Things Considered

“God schedules a birthday, not man.”
Robert A. Bradley, Husband-Coached Childbirth: The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

Alberto Caeiro
“I’m in no hurry: the sun and the moon aren’t, either.
Nobody goes faster than the legs they have.
If where I want to go is far away, I’m not there in an instant.

Alberto Caeiro, The Collected Poems of Alberto Caeiro

Leo Tolstoy
“He was always in a hurry to get where he was not.”
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

Paul Theroux
“There's always a way if you're not in a hurry.”
Paul Theroux, The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari

Lindsey Rietzsch
“Don't be in a hurry to achieve your dreams. Take a day to play with your kids and relax - your dreams will still be there tomorrow.”
Lindsey Rietzsch, Successful Failures

James Fenimore Cooper
“The novice in the military art flew from point to point, retarding his own preparations by the excess of his violent and somewhat distempered zeal; while the more practiced veteran made his arrangements with a deliberation that scorned every appearance of haste”
James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans

“She had the feeling, the tingling, lingering sense that something or someone life altering was just over the horizon. She had no idea what it was, but she wanted to rush headlong to bring it to her.”
Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney, Autumnal Dancer

Nikos Kazantzakis
“Man hurries, God does not. That is why man's works are uncertain and maimed, while God's are flawless and sure. My eyes welling with tears, I vowed never to transgress this eternal law again. Like a tree I would be blasted by wind, struck by sun and rain, and would wait with confidence; the long-desired hour of flowering and fruit would come.”
Nikos Kazantzakis, Report to Greco

“It is refreshing, and salutary, to study the poise and quietness of Christ. His task and responsibility might well have driven a man out of his mind. But He was never in a hurry, never impressed by numbers, never a slave of the clock.”
J. B. Phillips

Todd Stocker
“Busyness chokes deep thinking.”
Todd Stocker, Refined: Turning Pain into Purpose

“We repeatedly tell patients we are not in a hurry; there are no trains to catch and we don't care when the baby comes, only how! A doctor who is in a hurry does not belong in the field of obstetrics. As my chief pointed out, 'An obstetrician should have a big rear end and the good sense to sit calmly thereupon and let nature take its course.”
Robert A. Bradley, Husband-Coached Childbirth: The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

Keri Arthur
“Though the urge to hurry was beginning to beat through my brain, I knew that was the one thing I couldn't do. Not of I wanted to save lives.”
Keri Arthur, Full Moon Rising

Paulo Coelho
“A warrior of the Light is never in a hurry.

Time works in his favor; he learns to master his impatience and avoids acting without thinking.”
Paulo Coelho, Warrior of the Light

“We move much too fast, and too frequently, to pause to savor landscapes or avoid disfiguring clutter.”
Edwin M. Yoder Jr.

John Steinbeck
“In human affairs of danger and delicacy successful conclusion is sharply limited by hurry.”
John Steinbeck, East of Eden

Oswald Chambers
“Never let a hurried lifestyle disturb the relationship of abiding in Him.”
Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest
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Jules Verne
“In the meantime, there is not an hour to lose. I am about to visit the public library.”
Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth

T.F. Hodge
“Get busy with the issue! In this regard, time is not friendly…nor should it be.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Shannon Wiersbitzky
“That's the funny thing about old people: they never seem in a hurry. I think old people have figured out that being five minutes late really doesn't matter much.”
Shannon Wiersbitzky, What Flowers Remember

“We can neither hurry nor hasten the works of God.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
“It was clearly a prisoner's craftwork; that is, the most painstaking work in the world, for prisoners have nowhere to hurry to.”
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The First Circle

“Mindfulness is the only doorway to the unhurried life.”
@Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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