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Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
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
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.
Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.
Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.
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.
Jean de la Bruyere
Haste is of the Devil.
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.
All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.
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.
Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education.
My feeling is unless they've somebody lined up and they are convinced he is going to be better than Brian, I think their decision has been made in haste.
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm. Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments. I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it's off the better.
The Southern character is opposed to haste. Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry.
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.
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.
The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.
My decision to leave 'Ween', however interpreted, was absolutely not made in haste.
Do nothing in haste, look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end.
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