33 Quotes About Rushing Life


Not taking no for an answer and refusing to settle for less can definitely earn you the label of ambitious. These quotes about rushing life target those that are in a hurry to achieve what they want immediately no matter the price.

“A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad.”

“Don’t rush your legs to feed your greed. They will rush to judge you as the greedy one.”

“He bites his tongue who speaks in 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.”

“I don’t like where I’m going and I don’t like where I’ve been. Why am I in a hurry?”

“I regret less the road not taken than my all-fired hurry along the road I took.”

“If you complain about the world moving too fast, slow down.”

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

“I’ll make a horrible housewife. It’s not like I’m disgusting, but I’m pretty bad about having a drink or eating something and then leaving the plate and rushing to go.”

“In the end, history proved the Jews correct. Across time and place, memory lives on the tenacity of a people’s resolve never to forget—not just with words—but with an endless stream of concrete actions rushing every day, every hour, every minute, every second.”

“In the thoughtlessness of my incessant hurry, I have made God an ‘addendum in’ my life verses the ‘agenda of’ my life.”

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

“Most people are enduring a marginalized isolation. One of the great obstacles to modern friendships is the ‘religion of rush.’ People are rushing all the time through time. Friendship takes time.”

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

“Nature never rushes, yet everything gets done.”

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

“Nothing good ever comes out of hurry and frustration, only misery.”

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

“Peace never hurries. To rush or force is contradictory to the very essence of peace.”

“Remember the great adversity of art or anything else is a hurried life.”

“Remind yourself that you are truly worth more than clinging to somebody who does not care in the same manner you do.”

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

“She had passed her whole life as does everyone, rushing and dreaming in blind, deaf refusal of the miracle of each moment.”

“The great fun in my life has been getting up every morning and rushing to the typewriter because some new idea has hit me.”

“The journey matters as much as the destination. By engaging in the moment on set, I’ve stopped rushing and now find pleasure in the collaborative process – the characters, the costumes – rather than worrying about the finished product.”

“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.”

“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.”

“When fear rushed in, I learned how to hear my heart racing but refused to allow my feelings to sway me. That resilience came from my family. It flowed through our bloodline.”

“While you’ll feel compelled to charge forward it’s often a gentle step back that will reveal to you where you and what you truly seek.”

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

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