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“Wake up and be happy. Everything else is drudgery, futility, waste.”

— Marty Rubin, Share via Whatsapp

“It is our duty to show the right way to the wrong people. It is not, the waste of time or the words.”

— Ehsan Sehgal, Share via Whatsapp

“But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything – what a waste!”

— André Aciman, Call Me By Your Name, Share via Whatsapp

“The most wasted day of all is that on which we have not laughed”

— Nicolas Chamfort, Share via Whatsapp

“I have so much in me, and the feeling for her absorbs it all; I have so much, and without her it all comes to nothing.”

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther, Share via Whatsapp

“Energy wasted on negative ends.”

— Friedrich Nietzsche, Ecce Homo, Share via Whatsapp

“Time spent with a cat is never wasted.”

— Colette, Share via Whatsapp

“Never waste a minute thinking about people you don t like.”

— Dwight D. Eisenhower, Share via Whatsapp

“Failure doesn t define you. It s what you do after you fail that determines whether you are a leader or a waste of perfectly good air.”

— Sabaa Tahir, A Torch Against the Night, Share via Whatsapp

“It s such a shame to waste time. We always think we have so much of it.”

— Mitch Albom, For One More Day, Share via Whatsapp

“Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathom d caves of ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.”

— Thomas Gray, An Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard, Share via Whatsapp

“A man by his sin may waste himself, which is to waste that which on earth is most like God. This is man s greatest tragedy and God s heaviest grief.”

— A. W. Tozer, Share via Whatsapp

“Spend the years of learning squandering Courage for the years of wandering Through a world politely turning From the loutishness of learning.”

— Samuel Beckett, Collected Poems in English and French, Share via Whatsapp

“Are not half our lives spent in reproaches for foregone actions, of the true nature and consequences of which we were wholly ignorant at the time?”

— Herman Melville, Mardi and a Voyage Thither, Share via Whatsapp

“..either immediately or ultimately every dollar of government spending must be raised through a dollar of taxation. Once we look at the matter. In this way, the supposed miracles of government spending will appear in another light.”

— Henry Hazlitt, Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics, Share via Whatsapp

“When the war (WWI) finally ended it was necessary for both sides to maintain, indeed even to inflate, the myth of sacrifice so that the whole affair would not be seen for what it was: a meaningless waste of millions of lives. Logically, if the flower of youth had been cut down in Flanders, the survivors were not the flower: the dead were superior to the traumatized living. In this way, the virtual destruction of a generation further increased the distance between the old and the young, between the official and the unofficial.”

— Robert Hughes, The Shock of the New, Share via Whatsapp

“Americans make more trash than anyone else on the planet, throwing away about 7.1 pounds per person per day, 365 days a year. Across a lifetime that rate means, on average, we are each on track to generate 102 tons of trash. Each of our bodies may occupy only one cemetery plot when we’re done with this world, but a single person’s 102-ton trash legacy will require the equivalent of 1,100 graves. Much of that refuse will outlast any grave marker, pharaoh’s pyramid or modern skyscraper: One of the few relics of our civilization guaranteed to be recognizable twenty thousand years from now is the potato chip bag.”

— Edward Humes, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, Share via Whatsapp