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wasting time Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about wasting time
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“Let us not waste our time in idle discourse! Let us do something, while we have the chance....at this place, at this moment of time, all mankind is us, whether we like it or not. Let us make the most of it before it is too late! Let us represent worthily for once the foul brood to which a cruel fate consigned us! What do you say?”
Samuel Beckett
author
Waiting for Godot
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Vladimir
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idleness
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“I spent a year following every useless clue. You know this. Don’t torture me with the memory of my failure. ”
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“Often, in the beginning, you will think that you are wasting time, but you must go on, be determined and persevere in it until death, despite all the difficulties.”
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“Unlike money time comes to all of us in equal amounts. In fact, everyone has all the time there is—twenty-four hours a day. But what an astonishing variety in our use of that time and the results of our choices!
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“You’re doing nothing else but wasting time. Sir, in a word, you shall no longer rhyme.”
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“It’s your Day of all Days! It’s the Best of the Best! So don’t waste a minute! Hop to it! Get dressed!”
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“It’s such a shame to waste time. We always think we have so much of it.”
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Never waste valuable time, or mental peace of mind, on the affairs of others—that is too high a price to pay.
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“Sorry, Hannah. For someone with your brains, it will be a waste of time. You’ve just got to squeeze what you can out of it and wait for college. Then you can show the world how awesome you are.”
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“Life is a funny thing. We only get so many years to live it, so we have to do everything we can to make sure those years are as full as they can be. We shouldn’t waste time on things that might happen someday, or maybe even never.”
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“If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”
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“We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating a perfect love.”
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“Without wasting any time, Babar goes into a big store. He enters the elevator. It is such fun to ride up and down in this funny box, that he rides all the way up ten times and all the way down ten times.”
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“Bear it in mind, simpleton! Boys who refuse to study, and turn their backs upon books, schools, and masters, to pass their time in play and amusements, sooner or later come to a bad end... I know it by experience... and I can tell you. A day will come when you will weep as I am weeping now... but then it will be too late!”

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