65 Waste Quotes On Success In Life

These waste quotes will inspire you. Waste is the action of spending or using carelessly or uselessly or (of a material, substance, or byproduct) eliminated or discarded as no longer useful or required after the completion of a process.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging waste quotes, waste sayings, and waste proverbs.

Best Waste Quotes

  1. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” ~ Steve Jobs
  2. “Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time… It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.” ~ Leo Buscaglia
  3. “Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.” ~ Roger Babson
  4. “Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.” ~ Marcus Aurelius

  5. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” ~ Steve Jobs
  6. “Disney became hated. It became one of the evil corporations. It used to be loved. They couldn’t hold onto talent; they couldn’t attract talent. Some of their products did badly. The California land project was a $5 billion waste of money. They couldn’t make it work. The magic had gone, no pun intended.” ~ Simon Sinek
  7. “Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.” ~ Victor Hugo
  8. “Don’t waste your time on jealousy.” ~ Mary Schmich

  9. “Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem. They’re no good at all.” ~ Kurt Cobain
  10. “With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men, I will plead, but to tyrants, I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.” ~ William Lloyd Garrison
  11. “We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.” ~ Tom Robbins
  12. “Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. Don’t waste your pain; use it to help others.” ~ Rick Warren

  13. “Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  14. “I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.” ~ Neil Armstrong
  15. “To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.” ~ Ken Keyes Jr.
  16. “Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?” ~ Marilyn vos Savant
  17. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” ~ Steve Jobs

  18. “We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  19. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” ~ Charles Darwin ,
  20. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” ~ Steve Jobs
  21. “The best way to fill time is to waste it.” ~ Marguerite Duras
  22. “We waste our lights in vain, like lamps by day.” ~ William Shakespeare

  23. “Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.” ~ George Bernard Shaw , Time waste quotes
  24. “The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling.” ~ Orison Swett Marden , Life is waste quotes
  25. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ~ John Lubbock
  26. “Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can’t build on it it’s only good for wallowing in.” ~ Katherine Mansfield
  27. “Regret is an appalling waste of time.” ~ Katherine Mansfield

  28. “The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.” ~ Thomas Love Peacock
  29. “Pessimism is a waste of time.” ~ Norman Cousins
  30. “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” ~ Charlie Chaplin
  31. “Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.” ~ John Ruskin

  32. “Don’t waste your time on life.” ~ Jeffrey Eugenides
  33. “There are many different kinds of radioactive waste and each has its own half-life so, just to be on the safe side and to simplify matters, I base my calculations on the worst one and that’s plutonium.” ~ David R. Brower
  34. “Waste cannot be accurately told, though we are sensible how destructive it is. Economy, on the one hand, by which a certain income is made to maintain a man genteelly; and waste, on the other, by which on the same income another man lives shabbily, cannot be defined. It is a very nice thing; as one man wears his coat out much sooner than another, we cannot tell how.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  35. “Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

  36. “Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  37. “Life is too short to waste.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  38. “It’s a waste to chase the pipe dream of a magical tiny theory that allows us to make quick and detailed calculations about the future. We can’t predict and we can’t control. To accept this can be a source of liberation and inner peace. We’re part of the unfolding world, surfing the chaotic waves.” ~ Rudy Rucker
  39. “The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” ~ e. e. cummings

  40. “If you spend five minutes complaining, you have just wasted five minutes. If you continue complaining, it won’t be long before they haul you out to a financial desert and there let you choke on the dust of your own regret.” ~ Jim Rohn
  41. “A company can spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on firewalls, intrusion detection systems and encryption and other security technologies, but if an attacker can call one trusted person within the company, and that person complies, and if the attacker gets in, then all that money spent on technology is essentially wasted.” ~ Kevin Mitnick
  42. “The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  43. “And you’re wasted with your ladies. Yeah, I’m the reason why you always getting faded.” ~ Drake

  44. “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be called the children of God . . . and it is through sorrow and suffering, toil and tribulation, that we gain the education that we come here to acquire and which will make us more like our Father and Mother in heaven.” ~ Orson F. Whitney
  45. “The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.” ~ Dawson Trotman
  46. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” ~ Steve Jobs
  47. “I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.” ~ Bernard Berenson

  48. “When we say we have “hit the limits,” we are saying that nature is the problem, when in fact the limits we have hit are the limits of destruction and waste, not nature.” ~ Frances Moore Lappé
  49. “Only the few times I’ve been to so-called treatment centers, which were a complete waste of money and useless. I didn’t know what I was doing at the time, because I was always drunk when I checked in.” ~ William Eggleston
  50. “The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you’re not going to change each other’s minds. It’s a waste of your time and my time.” ~ Barbara Bush
  51. “Don’t waste your energy trying to convince people to understand you. Your time is too valuable to try to prove yourself to people.” ~ Joel Osteen

  52. “Instead of of being so metaphorical with the rhyme, I was encouraged to go straight at it and hit it dead on and not waste time trying to cover things.” ~ Tupac Shakur
  53. “Each year-in the fields, commercial kitchens, markets, stores, and restaurants-millions of pounds of food go to waste… We need to find ways to get this food into the mouths of the hungry and not into the mouth of the dumpster.” ~ Dan Glickman , Food waste quotes
  54. “Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense.” ~ William Penn
  55. “There’s always going to be somebody who takes a dislike to you and you can’t waste time worrying about it.” ~ Paula Radcliffe

  56. “I believe God takes the things in our lives – family, background, education – and uses them as part of his calling. It might not be to become a pastor. But I don’t think God wastes anything.” ~ Eugene H. Peterson
  57. “Climate change could produce a lot of misery and waste without necessarily leading to large-scale armed conflict, which depends more on ideology and bad governance than on resource scarcity.” ~ Steven Pinker
  58. “Book reviews have never helped me. Most of them erred in their interpretations and their work has been a waste of time.” ~ Manuel Puig
  59. “All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.” ~ Ronald Reagan

  60. “Directing is more what I would like to get into eventually. Frankly, I feel like it would be a waste if I didn’t because I’ve spent so much time on film sets, and I know how they work, and I love them, and I love leading them. I would like to do that as a director definitely.” ~ Daniel Radcliffe
  61. “I always felt really guilty if I spent too much time playing video games. It’s a colossal waste of time. And I can’t say it’s a very satisfying feeling at the end of the day, if you’ve spent eight hours playing a video game; you just end up feeling kind of spent, and used.” ~ John C. Reilly
  62. “Except in very narrow cases, where there’s breakthrough science that needs patent production, worrying about competitors is a waste of time. If you can’t out iterate someone who is trying to copy you, you’re toast anyway.” ~ Eric Ries
  63. “Depression, as far as I’m concerned, is just a waste of time.” ~ Helen Reddy

  64. “Learning to see waste and systematically eliminate it has allowed lean companies such as Toyota to dominate entire industries. Lean thinking defines value as ‘providing benefit to the customer; anything else is waste.” ~ Eric Ries
  65. “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” ~ Auguste Rodin

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