Rice is born in water and must die in wine.
~ Italian Proverb
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
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Once you stop rushing through life, you will be amazed how much more life you have time for.
He bites his tongue who speaks in haste.
The devil takes a hand in what is done in haste.
Waiting is one of life's hardships.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
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If you complain about the world moving too fast, slow down.
God made time, but man made haste.
The West has made people too time-conscious, not knowing where they are going but speeding to get there because time is short.
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
I don't like where I'm going and I don't like where I've been. Why am I in a hurry?
He is invariably in a hurry. Being in a hurry is one of the tributes he pays to life.
Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.
Remember the great adversity of art or anything else is a hurried life.
Robert James Waller
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.
Saint Vincent de Paul
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.
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.
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.
St Francis de Sales
This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.
Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.
And to this day I wish I had lingered a week or so.... But we stupid mortals, or most of us, are always in haste to reach somewhere else, forgetting that the zest is in the journey and not in the destination.
Ralph D. Paine