If we can but prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretense of taking care of them, they must become happy.
Any time you have an opportunity to make a difference in this world and you don't, then you are wasting your time on Earth.roberto clemente
Shall I, wasting in despair,Die because a woman’s fair?Or make pale my cheeks with care,’Cause another’s rosy are?Be she fairer than the day,Or the flowery meads in May,If she be not so to me,What care I how fair she be?george wither
Y'know, we're all wasting our time writing this hack science fiction! You wanta make real money, you gotta start a religion!l. ron hubbard
I make them for the worst of the patients, the ones on chemotherapy and the ones totally wasting away. I pick out the worst of the worst and turn them on.brownie mary
I'll tell you this —No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn.jim morrison
The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is on the contrary born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life. When we do not do the one thing that we ought to do, we have no time for anything else—we are the busiest people in the world.Eric Hoffer
Although I am not averse to wasting a few hours playing computer games, I have never tried my hand at Doom . Judging by sales figures and testimonials, playing the game has to be an infinitely preferable experience to watching this pathetic excuse for a movie.james berardinelli
Another reason people don't work on big projects is, ironically, fear of wasting time. What if they fail? Then all the time they spent on it will be wasted. (In fact it probably won't be, because work on hard projects almost always leads somewhere.)paul graham
It was morality that burned the books of the ancient sages, and morality that halted the free inquiry of the Golden Age and substituted for it the credulous imbecility of the Age of Faith. It was a fixed moral code and a fixed theology which robbed the human race of a thousand years by wasting them upon alchemy, heretic-burning, witchcraft and sacerdotalism .h. l. mencken
I've always made a point of not wasting my life, and every time I come back here I know that all I've done is to waste my life.Arthur Miller
It seems to me that it's the best way of wasting money that I know of. I don't think investments on the moon pay a very high dividend.duke of edinburgh philip
What fools call “wasting time” is most often the best investment .nassim nicholas taleb
The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is on the contrary born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life. When we do not do the one thing that we ought to do, we have no time for anything else we are the busiest people in the world.Eric Hoffer
To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flames from wasting by repose.Oliver Goldsmith
What fools call “wasting time” is most often the best investment.
Follow your desire as long as you live and do not perform more than is ordered; do not lessen the time of following desire, for the wasting of time is an abomination to the spirit... When riches are gained, follow desire, for riches will not profit if one is sluggish.
Know that coyness has a certain extent and if exceeded, shall turn to weakness; generosity has a certain extent and if exceeded, shall become wasting; economy has a certain extent and if exceeded, shall be stinginess; and courage has a certain extent, which if exceeded, becomes recklessness.
Then stop wasting time, Time Lord.
"6. You realize that if 10 million people saw the movie once, each wasting 3 hours of their lives, that 30 million hours have been wasted, and that if each person lived an average of 70 years, 3,424 years, or 49 lives will have been wasted watching the Titanic. James Cameron has effectively murdered 49 people. (Not necessarily a reason to cry, but it is to a sap that saw Titanic in the first place)."
wasting time has an esthetics to it.