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Haste Quotes


These are some of the best 'Haste' quotations and sayings.

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Fraud and deceit are ever in a hurry. - Take time for all things. - Great haste makes great waste.

Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full fair wind blowing it with speed to the haven.

Haste is not always speed. We must learn to work and wait. This is like God, who perfects his works through beautiful gradations.

Haste is of the Devil.

Haste makes waste.

Haste trips its own heels, and fetters and stops itself.

Haste usually turns upon being late, and may be avoided by a habit like that of Lord Nelson, to which he ascribed his success in life, of always being ten minutes too early.

Hurry and cunning are the two apprentices of despatch and skill, but neither of them ever learns the master's trade.

Hurry is only good for catching flies.

It is of no use running; to set out betimes is the main point.

Make haste slowly.

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

Modest wisdom plucks me from over-credulous haste.

No two things differ more than hurry and despatch. Hurry is the mark of a weak mind; despatch of a strong one.

Rapidity does not always mean progress, and hurry is akin to waste. - The old fable of the hare and the tortoise is just as good now, and just as true, as when it was first written.

Take time for all things.

The longest way round is the shortest way home.

The more haste ever the worse speed.

Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.

Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error.


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