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

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

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

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

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

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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.
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It's a national concern, I mean how we dispose of nuclear waste in a safe way,
how we deal with this incredible amount of nuclear
waste we have created over the years.
- Tom Udall

How many times will this Congress waste time on an
issue that a majority of Americans do not want?
- Raul Grijalva

I don't like to waste anything.
Any food left over from the night before is always eaten the next day.
- Martin Yan

The city has to do what any citizen or family does,
when you have a dream.
You tighten your belt.
You sacrifice some luxuries.
Above all, you don't waste a dime.
- Laura Miller

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

The current system punishes communities which make
the investment in creating landfills,
only to have them filled by states which refuse to
adequately address their waste issues.
- Paul Gillmor

All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant
can be stored under a desk.
- Ronald Reagan

Don't waste time trying to break a man's heart;
be satisfied if you can just manage to chip it in a brand new place.
- Helen Rowland

Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills.
It is not the effort nor the failure tires.
The waste remains, the waste remains and kills.
- William Empson

To pay out millions upon millions of dollars in bonuses for incomplete work,
poor performance, and unacceptable products is the
height of government waste and mismanagement.
- Jim Gibbons

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

We waste an awful lot of energy as a Nation through
inefficient use of energy.
- Chris Van Hollen

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

Death is a challenge.
It tells us not to waste time...
It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.
- Leo Buscaglia

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

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

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
- Kurt Cobain

Book reviews have never helped me.
Most of them erred in their interpretations and their
work has been a waste of time.
- Manuel Puig

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

By finding waste and abuse in entitlement programs,
and eliminating it, we can ensure that the funds that
are put into these programs go to the people that need them the most.
- Jim Ryun

What a waste it is to lose one's mind.
Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful.
How true that is.
- Dan Quayle

The training of children is a profession,
where we must know how to waste time in order to save it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Life is too short, and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained.
- Stendhal

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 have had time to analyze my feelings.
I am certain that they are totally neurotic,
sexist, silly, and a big waste of time.
- Phil Donahue

We never waste space saying, "On the one hand."
We just state an opinion in a Godlike voice.
- Arthur Christiansen

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

Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic
waste of our greatest national resource -
the minds of our children.
- Walt Disney

Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs,
so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Yes I never go to the gym otherwise because I think
it's a waste of time and the most boring thing on earth.
- Izabella Scorupco

Don't waste a minute not being happy.
If one window closes, run to the next window-
or break down a door.
- Brooke Shields

Geez, all that money we waste on space exploration;
just think how many bombs that would buy!
- Craig Bruce

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

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

I will die like a true-blue rebel.
Don't waste any time in mourning - organize.
- Joe Hill

Our birth is nothing but our death begun,
As tapers waste the moment they take fire.
- Edward Young

There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations.
- Benjamin Disraeli

I have never been in a natural place and felt that it was a waste of time.
I never have.
And it's a relief.
If I'm walking around a desert or whatever,
every second is worthwhile.
- Viggo Mortensen

It has been my observation that most people get ahead
during the time that others waste.
- Henry Ford

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

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


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