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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

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

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

Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
Benjamin Franklin

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.
Horatio Nelson
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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
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