Waste Of Effort Quotes by Yasunari Kawabata, Og Mandino, Charles Darwin, Bruce Lee, James Weldon Johnson, Mark Haddon and many others.
But, drawn to her at that moment, he felt a quiet like the voice of the rain flow over him. He knew well enough that for her it was in fact no waste of effort, but somehow the final determination that it was had the effect of distilling and purifying the woman’s existence.
True happiness lies within you.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside.
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
Make yourself as happy as possible, and try to make those happy whose lives come in touch with yours. But to attempt to right the wrongs and cease the sufferings of the world in general is a waste of effort.
As to the number of novels I’ve abandoned… I shudder to think. I have thrown away five completed novels, and that’s a gruesome enough figure. But not necessarily a waste of effort.