33 Quotes About Hurrying


Being in a rush all the time prevents you from taking a break and gaining perspective in your life. These quotes about hurrying will encourage you to take a break every so often.

“Ah, yes, my social life — a series of encounters where we briefly debate who is in the greater rush.”

“Don’t be in a hurry to achieve your dreams. Take a day to play with your kids and relax – your dreams will still be there tomorrow.”

“Don’t be in a hurry. Everything arise in the due time.”

“For many of us the great danger is not that we will renounce our faith. It is that we will become so distracted and rushed and preoccupied that we will settle for a mediocre version of it.”

“God made time, but man made haste.”

“He is invariably in a hurry. Being in a hurry is one of the tributes he pays to life.”

“I don’t know why it is we are in such a hurry to get up when we fall down. You might think we would lie there and rest for a while.”

“If you must be in a hurry, then let it be according to the old adage, and hasten slowly.”

“In human affairs of danger and delicacy successful conclusion is sharply limited by hurry.”

“In the meantime, there is not an hour to lose. I am about to visit the public library.”

“It has been left to our generation to discover that you can move heaven and earth to save five minutes and then not have the faintest idea what to do with them when you have saved them.”

“It was clearly a prisoner’s craftwork; that is, the most painstaking work in the world, for prisoners have nowhere to hurry to.”

“Life could always be in a hurry, you run for it or you run from it.”

“Life is limited by death to make us hurry, though we can’t change the past, at least we change for good and to never repeat the same mistakes again.”

“Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.”

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”

“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.”

“No matter how you hurry, you will notice at the end of the day that you traveled at the speed of time.”

“Of all ridiculous things the most ridiculous seems to me, to be busy — to be a man who is brisk about his food and his work.”

“Once you stop rushing through life, you will be amazed how much more life you have time for.”

“One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.”

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.”

“Roses do not bloom hurriedly; for beauty, like any masterpiece, takes time to blossom.”

“She had the feeling, the tingling, lingering sense that something or someone life altering was just over the horizon. She had no idea what it was, but she wanted to rush headlong to bring it to her.”

“The modern man is usually in a hurry to get to a destination from which he will sooner or later suffer from and at times complain about boredom.”

“This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.”

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

“Time goes on crutches till love have all his rites.”

“Waiting is one of life’s hardships.”

“We hurry over the road that stretches from childhood to maturity only to discover that its most beautiful scenery escaped our vision.”

“We repeatedly tell patients we are not in a hurry; there are no trains to catch and we don’t care when the baby comes, only how! A doctor who is in a hurry does not belong in the field of obstetrics.”

“Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.”

“Why do we hurry? For they who hurry through life are hastening the tomb. It doesn’t pay. Take time sufficient for everything you do. Take time to eat properly.”

Taking a leap of faith and jumping into a new relationship can create drastic results in life when you are in a hurry.

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