Quotes by waste

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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A wise man does not waste so good a commodity as lying for naught.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,
    and waste its sweetness on the desert air.
    Source: Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard , St. 14
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    It is in these acts called trivialities that the seeds of joy are forever wasted, until men and women look round with haggard faces at the devastation their own waste has made, and say, the earth bears no harvest of sweetness - calling their denial knowledge.
  • L'Chiam
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    Our great men have written words of wisdom to be used when hardship must be faced. Life obliges us with hardship so the words of wisdom shouldn't go to waste.
  • Thomas Love Peacock
    Thomas Love Peacock
    English novelist, poet, and official 1785-1866
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    The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.
  • Charles Darwin
    Charles Darwin
    English scientist and biologist 1809-1882
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    A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
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    All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for... reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
  • Kurt Cobain
    Kurt Cobain
    American singer, songwriter, and musician 1967-1994
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    All drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem.
    Source: Rolling Stone Magazine, 16-04-1992
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.
  • Billy Parish
    Billy Parish
    American environmental entrepreneur, author, and activist 1981-
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    Any waste stream in our society can be turned into a revenue stream. It's turning the lemons in our society into lemonade.
  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnson
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    Architecture is the art of how to waste space.
  • Beauty is excrescence, superabundance, random ebullience, and sheer delightful waste to be enjoyed in its own right.
  • Jeremy Collier
    Jeremy Collier
    English theatre critic, non-juror bishop and theologian 1650-1726
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    Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
  • Bill James
    Bill James
    American baseball writer, historian, and statistician 1949-
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    Bunting is usually a waste of time. The - generally, yeah, I mean, if you think about it, bunt is the only play in baseball that both sides applaud. The - if the home team bunts, you get a base. The home team applauds because they get an out, and the other team applauds because they get a base. So what does that tell you?
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