To waste and destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them.
I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use our natural resources, but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or rob by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.
Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised to waste the time and try the spirit of man.
I wondered a little why God was such a useless thing. It seemed a waste of time to have him. After that he became less and less, until he was... nothingness.
On this path effort never goes to waste, and there is no failure. Even a little effort toward spiritual awareness will protect you from the greatest fear.
Gardening, I told myself, is the most sociable of hobbies. The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness.
The only way to win audiences is to tell people about the life and death of Christ. Every other approach is a waste.
All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration. You may succeed in making another feel guilty about something by blaming him, but you won't succeed in changing whatever it is about you that is making you unhappy.
Life is a precious gift. Don't waste it being unhappy, dissatisfied, or anything else you can be.
Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple.
There is no waste of time in life like that of making explanations
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use our natural resources, but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.
The environment is the most important, the most fundamental, civil-rights issue.... Four out of every five toxic-waste dumps in America is in a black neighborhood.
A man had given all other bliss, And all his worldly worth for this, To waste his whole heart in one kiss Upon her perfect lips
Employees are given the chance to help shape their company by participating in a company-wide communications program making suggestions on waste reduction, environmental improvement, customer satisfaction, quality improvement, and safety issues.
There's understandable pressure to get money out quickly. But there inevitably will be waste and fraud.
My mother's illness fitted into this protest against the treatment of the sick who could not pay, the inefficiency of commercialism, the waste, the extravagance, and the poverty.
Waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality, nothing will do, and with them everything.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling.
The word which gives the key to the national vice is waste. And people who are wasteful are not wise, neither can they remain young and vigorous. In order to transmute energy to higher and more subtle levels one must first conserve it.
Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time.
These findings underscore the need to pass legislation in the US that makes electronics producers responsible for managing their products at disposal time and bans the exporting of e-waste to developing countries.
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.