Hurrying Quotes

By | November 9, 2009

Nature does not hurry,

Why hurry over beautiful things? Why not linger and enjoy them? ~ Clara Schumann

Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him. ~ Lord Chesterfield

When you hurry you’re more apt to make mistakes. But you have to be quick. If you’re not quick you can’t get things done. ~ John Wooden Quotes

We occasionally stumble over the truth but most of us pick ourselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. ~ Winston Churchill Quotes

We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life; we receive counsels and comforts we get under no other condition. ~ Amelia E. Barr

Towns are excrescences, gray fluxions, where men, hurrying to find one another, have lost themselves. ~ Edward M. Forster

To hurry through the rise and fall of a fine, full sentence is like defying the role of time in human life. ~ Kenneth Clark

This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims. ~ Matthew Arnold

There’s just such a premium on hurrying, and the camera is the be all and end all, and the actors had better hurry up and get it right and get it done. ~ Mary Steenburgen

There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth. ~ Marie Curie Quotes

The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in an awful hurry. ~ John Jensen

The always-hurrying person eats goat, but the one who takes his time eats beef. ~ African Proverbs

Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying. ~ Jean Cocteau Quotes

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. ~ Charles A. Stoddard

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. ~ Saint Francis de Sales

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. ~ Lao Tzu Quotes

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. ~ Soren Kierkegaard

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. ~ Winston Churchill

Man was created in a hurry. ~ Islamic Proverbs

Life on a farm is a school of patience; you can’t hurry the crops or make an ox in two days. ~ Henri Alain

Let us hurry and finish up the food; when visitors arrive, the meal will be over. ~ New Zealander Proverbs

Journalism is literature in a hurry. ~ Matthew Arnold

Intuition is reason in a hurry. ~ Holbrook Jackson

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first. ~ Stephen Hawking

If fame is to come only after death, I am in no hurry for it. ~ Marcus Valerius Martial

I would like to direct in the future, but I am in no hurry with that. ~ Jonathan Brandis

I don’t worry about being in a hurry anymore, because my faith in God will always deliver me on time. ~ Martha Reeves Quotes

I came into the world two months too soon, I was in such a hurry. ~ Georg Brandes

Have a time and place for everything, and do everything in its time and place, and you will not only accomplish more, but have far more leisure than those who are always hurrying. ~ Tryon Edwards

Evil comes at leisure like the disease. Good comes in a hurry like the doctor. ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray Quotes

All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident. ~ Titus Livius

A sense of the value of time… is an essential preliminary to efficient work; it is the only method of avoiding hurry. ~ Arnold Bennett


Business man carring a bag and running

Rapidity does not always mean progress

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