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Quotes of haste

  1. Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste we repent at leisure. – William Congreve
  2. 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
  3. Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education. – William Godwin
  4. Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure. – Oliver Herford
  5. Youth is ever apt to judge in haste and lose the medium in the wild extreme. – Aaron Hill
  6. Make haste The tide of Fortune soon ebbs. – Silius Italicus
  7. 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
  8. We have made mistakes. In our haste to do all things for all people, we did not foresee the full consequences of our actions. And when the people raised their voices, we didn't hear. But our deafness was only a temporary condition, and not an irreversible condition. – Barbara Jordan
  9. Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error. – Moliere
  10. To suffer the penalty of too much haste which is too little speed. – Plato
  11. The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world. – Thomas Shadwell
  12. But just as haste and restlessness are typical of our present -day life, so change also takes place more rapidly than before. This applies to change in the relationships between nations as it does to change within an individual nation. – Gustav Stresemann
  13. Do nothing in haste look well to each step, and from the beginning think what may be the end. – Edward Whymper

Usage examples for haste

  1. In her haste she had brought no light. – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  2. " Let's not be in too much haste fellows," Darrin urged. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  3. She turned quickly away and went down the stairs in some haste – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  4. He was off with Wallie following and together they got the cow and horses under shelter with all the haste possible. – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  5. It was plain that the storm soon would be upon them and all haste was made to prepare for the blow. – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  6. He was in haste to get home and arrange his curiosities. – Rollo's Museum by Jacob Abbott
  7. Evidently it had been used and dropped in haste – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  8. I am writing in haste and cannot say half that is in my thoughts." – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  9. Make haste make haste once more. – Eskimo Folktales by Unknown
  10. Make haste and send for Korostelev. – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  11. Nobody ever was in such a haste as I and my friend. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  12. I dress post haste and go to the station. – The Esperantist, Complete by Various
  13. Excuse haste as the army is in sight. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  14. So I made all haste to get a hold on him." – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  15. I spoke in my haste – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  16. She is in no haste for a husband. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  17. He never gave an impression of haste – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  18. Make your haste Barbara. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  19. Banion was in no haste – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  20. I can let it- if you really think it is best to be in such haste – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond