Rushing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rushing quotes, rushing sayings, and rushing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Don't try to rush things that need time to grow. Anonymous
Slow down. Rushing means you miss what's right here. Anonymous
Great and unexpected successes are often the cause of foolish rushing into acts of extravagance. Demosthenes
Are you aware that rushing toward a goal is a sublimated death wish? It's no coincidence we call them 'deadlines. Tom Robbins
Don't be in such a rush to reach a goal, that you reach the goal before you are ready. Sometimes, we learn such valuable lessons along the way. Sometimes, we learn more about ourselves and discover that we actually want something different. Put your heart into what you do, but don't rush. Good things take time. Akiroq Brost
We hurry over the road that stretches from childhood to maturity only to discover that its most beautiful scenery escaped our vision. James Lendall Basford
Everywhere, people are discovering that doing things more slowly often means doing them better and enjoying them more. It means living life instead of rushing through it. You can apply this to everything from food to parenting to work. Carl Honore
Rushing around smartly is no proof of accomplishing much. Mary Baker Eddy
Better start rushing before the rush begins! Ashleigh Brilliant
Rushing into action, you fail. Trying to grasp things, you lose them. Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe. Laozi
It is more important to go slow and gain the lessons you need along the journey then to rush the process and arrive at your destination empty. Germany Kent
Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast. William Shakespeare
Unreasonable haste is the direct road to error. Moliere
While you'll feel compelled to charge forward it's often a gentle step back that will reveal to you where you and what you truly seek. Rasheed Ogunlaru
There are some things that are just not worth rushing, especially something that you wish would last forever. Anonymous
As the years go on a sense of deep patience comes over one; one seems to know the virtue of ripeness, and the danger of rushing events. Carolyn Heilbrun
When you hurry, you're more apt to make mistakes. But you have to be quick. If you're not quick you can't get things done. John Wooden
Take time for deliberation. Haste spoils everything. Statius
How quick and rushing life can sometimes seem, when at the same time it's so slow and sweet and everlasting. Graham Swift
You have to know why you're rushing about. It's OK to rush about but it's important to know what's driving you, the positives of it and the negatives of it. Gwyneth Paltrow
Nothing good ever comes out of hurry and frustration, only misery. Auliq Ice
No matter how you hurry, you will notice at the end of the day that you traveled at the speed of time. Robert Brault
Hasty and adventurous schemes are at first view flattering, in execution difficult, and in the issue disastrous. Livy
Rushing never saved the time that planning did. Ben Parris
Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don't rush. Be quick, but don't hurry. Earl Monroe
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste. Benjamin Franklin
When 'being rushed' is the problem . . . Rushing is never the solution. Bill Crawford
There is no need to rush in life. Just with one word at a time, your sweet life history will be written boldly in capitals and highlighted for easy access. Be sure you are passing the test of patience! Israelmore Ayivor
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
One can only see clearly if one is going slowly. Quick motion creates a life-blur. Terri Guillemets