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Definition of Haste

Haste

  1. Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals.
  2. The state of being urged or pressed by business; hurry; urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence.
  3. To hasten; to hurry.

Haste Quotations

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

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.
Moliere
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Haste Translations

haste in Afrikaans is haas
haste in Danish is hast
haste in Dutch is haast, haastigheid, ijl
haste in German is eilen
haste in Italian is furia
haste in Latin is festinatio
haste in Norwegian is hastverk
haste in Portuguese is pressa
haste in Spanish is presura, prisa, precipitacion