120 Spent Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Spent Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered. — George Best

Badly gotten, badly spent. [Lat., Male partum, male disperit.] — Plautus

The genius-in work and in deed-is necessarily a squanderer: the fact that he spends himself constitutes his greatness. — Friedrich Nietzsche

I am quite a spendthrift but just being careful because my family was not rich, was not a rich family. — Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

It is a tragedy when the church saves money instead of saving souls. We MUST spend to save. — Reinhard Bonnke

Do not spend in excess like one who is careless of what is good, nor be miserly; the mean is best in every case. — Pythagoras

It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser. — Robert Louis Stevenson

I spent half my money on gambling, alcohol and wild women. The other half I wasted. — W. C. Fields

It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. — Sarah Bernhardt

Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Short Spent Quotes

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  • Time spent with cats is never wasted. — Sigmund Freud
  • That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered. — Nicholas Sparks
  • All time is wasted that is not spent in seeking God — Lahiri Mahasaya
  • No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. — Winston Churchill
  • For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. — Benjamin Franklin
  • Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs. — Charlotte Bronte
  • As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. — Leonardo da Vinci
  • I shall dance all my life. . . . I would like to die, breathless, spent, at the end of a dance. — Josephine Baker
  • No time is so well spent in every day as that which we spend upon our knees. — J. C. Ryle
  • Time spent in nature, it heals your body, mind, & spirit. — Katrina Mayer

Top 10 Spent Quotes

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Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. — Ludwig van Beethoven

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. — George Bernard Shaw

Moses spent forty years thinking he was somebody; forty years learning he was nobody; and forty years discovering what God can do with a nobody. — Dwight L. Moody

I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man. — Al Capone

Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come. — Serena Williams

My entire social life is spent in bars, so I don't see giving up drinking as a viable option. Could you see me saying, 'Tomato juice please?' — Lemmy Kilmister

Life does not come with instructions on how to live, but it does come with trees, sunsets, smiles and laughter, so enjoy your day. — Debbie Shapiro

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Time spent with cats is never wasted. — Sigmund Freud

Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain — Jack Kerouac

That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered. — Nicholas Sparks

Spent Image Quotes

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Spent quote by Sigmund Freud

Time spent with cats is never wasted. — Sigmund Freud

Spent quote by Winston Churchill

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. — Winston Churchill

Spent quote by Leonardo da Vinci

As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. — Leonardo da Vinci

Spent quote Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
Spent quote by Leonardo da Vinci

A well-spent day brings happy sleep. — Leonardo da Vinci

Spent quote by Helen Hunt Jackson

When Time is spent, Eternity begins. — Helen Hunt Jackson

Spent quote by Colin Firth

Because I am an Englishman I spent most of my life in a state of embarrassment. — Colin Firth

Spent quote If you think you're too small to make a difference, you have
If you think you're too small to make a difference, you haven't spent a night with a mosquito.
Spent quote by Phyllis Diller

I spent seven hours in a beauty shop... and that was for the estimate. — Phyllis Diller

Spent quote by Japanese Proverbs

Time spent laughing is time spent with the Gods. — Japanese Proverbs

Spent quote by D. H. Lawrence

Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved. — D. H. Lawrence

Spent quote Every minute spent worrying about "The way things were" is a moment stolen from
Every minute spent worrying about "The way things were" is a moment stolen from creating "`the way things can be".

Time Well Spent Quotes

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Beware of every hour and how it passes, and only spend it in the best possible way, do not neglect yourself, but render it accustomed to the noblest and best of actions, and send to your grave that which will please you when you arrive to it. — Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

Only time will tell if it was time well-spent — Jimmy Buffett

There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent. — Michel de Montaigne

Spent quote A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.
A sunday well-spent brings a week of content.

True luxury is being able to own your time - to be able to take a walk, sit on your porch, read the paper, not take the call, not be compelled by obligation. — Ashton Kutcher

Our visit to this planet is short, so we should use our time meaningfully, which we can do by helping others wherever possible. And if we cannot help others, at least we should try not to create pain and suffering for them. — Dalai Lama

Time spent in nature decreases stress and anxiety and improves focus for adults as well as children. — Laura Bush

Spent quote Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office
Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office of mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.

Leaders who want to show sensitivity should listen often and long and talk short and seldom. Many so-called leaders are too busy to listen. True leaders know that time spent listening is well invested. — J. Oswald Sanders

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food. — Frank A. Clark

Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation. — Zig Ziglar

The reflections on a day well spent furnish us with joys more pleasing than ten thousand triumphs. — Thomas a Kempis

Day Well Spent Quotes

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A well-spent day brings happy sleep. — Leonardo da Vinci

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. — Leonardo da Vinci

If you learn to respond as if it’s the first day in your life and the very last day, then you will have spent this day very well. — David Steindl-Rast

Spent quote Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.
Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.

Whatever you think matters - doesn't. Follow this rule, and you will add decades to your life. Rodger Rosenblatt As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. — Leonardo da Vinci

The most futile and disastrous day seems well spent when it is reviewed through the blue, fragrant smoke of a Havana Cigar. — Evelyn Waugh

Every day is your day if you claim it. If you wait for somebody else to make it for you, you're going to be disappointed. — Iyanla Vanzant

Spent quote Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent every year to control the public mind.
Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent every year to control the public mind.

Oh, what a glory doth this world put on, for him who with a fervent heart goes forth under the bright and glorious sky, and looks on duties well performed, and days well spent. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If you can sit at set of sun And count the deeds that you have done And counting find oneself-denying act, one word That eased the heart of him that heard. One glance most kind, Which fell like sunshine where he went, Then you may count that day well spent. — Robert Browning

For 24 hours a day, for 10 years, all I thought about was being in a band. That's all I did. I had no other social life. I don't want my life to be like that now. I've spent the past 10 years having a real life as well. But Spandau Ballet is such a difficult shadow to outrun. — Gary Kemp

I can't believe that we would lie in our graves wondering if we had spent our living days well. I can't believe that we would lie in our graves dreaming of things that we might have been. — Dave Matthews

Well Spent Day Quotes

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I'm still passionately interested in what my fellow humans are up to. For me, a day spent monitoring the passing parade is a day well-spent. — Garry Trudeau

A good day's writing, when I turn off my computer after I know that I've written okay, or as well as I can write, that's a day well spent. — James Lipton

Not having money to spend doesn’t mean we can’t have well-spent moments every day. (42) — Sarah Ban Breathnach

Spent quote A treasured memory is the lasting gift of time well spent.
A treasured memory is the lasting gift of time well spent.

Well, there's much more time to do a weekly show, and much more coverage - as it turns out, it was all preparation for the stuff I'm doing now - but it was interesting to see how much time was spent on how little airtime, compared to knocking out a show a day on the soaps. — Jonathan Frakes

For one day spent well, and agreeably to your precepts, is preferable to an eternity of error. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Time Spent Quotes

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I read when I get up in the morning, when I can during the day and every single evening. Most of my weekends are spent reading great books. Books are my constant companions. If you eat three times a day you'll be fed. But if you read three times a day you'll be wise. — Shimon Peres

In this time of extraordinary pressure, educational and social, perhaps a mother’s first duty to her children is to secure for them a quiet and growing time, a full six years of passive receptive life, the waking part of it for the most part spent out in the fresh air. — Charlotte Mason

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent. — Barbara Bush

Spent quote There is only one success: to be able to spend your life in your own way.
There is only one success: to be able to spend your life in your own way.

I will tell you what rule I observed when I was young, and too much addicted to childish diversions-never to spend more time in mere recreation in one day than I spent in private religious devotions. — Susanna Wesley

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. — Carl Sandburg

I served in all commissioned ranks from Second Lieutenant to Major-General. And during that period, I spent most of my time being a high class muscle-man for Big Business, for Wall Street and for the Bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism. — Smedley Butler

Spent quote As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.

People who don't know me have opinions about me. That's the part that's very hurtful. Because how do you form an opinion about somebody if you've never met them or spent any time with them? So it's all based upon hearsay or things that they've read. — Rick Barry

We spent a lot of time trying to understand what GPT-4 is capable of. Getting it out in the world is how we learn. We’re constantly making updates, include a bunch of improvements, so that the model is much more scalable to whatever personality or sort of mode you want it to be in. — Greg Brockman

My parents were both from Scotland, but had been resident in Lower Canada some time before their marriage, which took place in Montreal; and in that city I spent most of my life. — Maria Monk

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When Time is spent, Eternity begins. — Helen Hunt Jackson

Money Well Spent Quotes

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No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed. — Samuel Johnson

To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art. — Berthold Auerbach

If politics were like sports, we could ask Israel to trade us Benjamin Netanyahu for Barack Obama. Of course, we would have to throw in trillions of dollars to get Israel to agree to the deal, but it would be money well spent. — Thomas Sowell

Spent quote Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wro
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.

Well-spent aid money is saving lives for a few thousand dollars per life saved. — Bill Gates

The money needed to run for office, the money spent on lobbying by special interests, the ever increasing economic disparity and the well-funded legislative decisions all favour corporate interests over the people's. — Neil Young

There's a unique thing about the UK, where you give a very generous foreign aid budget to support globally, which is spent wisely. We partner with the government here to make sure that that money is spent well. — Bill Gates

I spent two years in the Army. And my older brother, who was also a great positive influence on me, encouraged me to think about law school, and I said - well, I didn't have any money. — George J. Mitchell

According to federal reports filed yesterday, the Obama campaign spent more money than they raised in the month of May. They spent more money than they raised? Well, that's called being a Democrat — Jay Leno

Money spent on good-quality gear is always money well spent — Tahir Shah

Lend your friend $20. If he doesn't pay you back then he's not your friend. Money well spent. — Ted Nicholas

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More Spent Quotes

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A large percentage of those living in developed societies are told what brand of soda they should drink, what cigarettes they should smoke, what clothes and shoes they should wear, what they should eat and what brand of food they should buy. Their political ideas are supplied in the same way. Every year a trillion dollars is spent on advertising. — Fidel Castro

My God, thank you. Thank you very much. I'm almost embarrassed by the response, but when I see this, I know that the twenty five years that I've spent trying to make you happy every night of your life was worth every damn minute of it. — Ric Flair

Moses spent forty years in the king's palace thinking that he was somebody; then he lived forty years in the wilderness finding out that without GOD he was a nobody; finally he spent forty more years discovering how a nobody with GOD can be a somebody. — Dwight L. Moody

The Christian should never worry about tomorrow or give sparingly because of a possible future need. Only the present moment is ours to serve the Lord, and tomorrow may never come...Life is worth as much as it is spent for the Lord's service. — George Muller

No person who has not spent a period of his life in those 'stark and sullen solitudes that sentinel the Pole' will understand fully what trees and flowers, sun-flecked turf and running streams mean to the soul of a man — Ernest Shackleton

Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition. It's crucial to an artist. If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it? I think I learned that from the artists, from my grandmother, from all the creative people I've spent time with over the years. — Frank Gehry

I've travelled all around the world to see the rivers and the mountains, and I've spent a lot of money. I have gone to great lengths, I have seen everything, but I forgot to see just outside my house a dewdrop on a little blade of grass, a dewdrop which reflects in its convexity the whole universe around you. — Rabindranath Tagore

Of all the frictional resistances, the one that most retards human movement is ignorance, what Buddha called 'the greatest evil in the world.' The friction which results from ignorance ... can be reduced only by the spread of knowledge and the unification of the heterogeneous elements of humanity. No effort could be better spent. — Nikola Tesla

To keep me from sin and straying from Him, God has used devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. My life vows destined to be spent in the light irradiating from the tabernacle, and it is to the Heart of Jesus that I dare go for the solution of all my problems — Pope John XXIII

This country would be a better place to live in if all the resources we currently put toward criminalizing marijuana were instead spent by law enforcement on protection from real crime, as opposed to victimless crime. — Gary Johnson

Consider as sin any minute of life spent on something other than saving souls for eternity from this world doomed to destruction. — Richard Wurmbrand

You have nothing to do but to save souls. Therefore spend and be spent in this work. And go not only to those that need you, but to those that need you most. It is not your business to preach so many times, and to take care of this or that society; but to save as many souls as you can; to bring as many sinners as you possibly can to repentance. — John Wesley

Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain. — Marcus Aurelius

The fleeting hour of life of those who love the hills is quickly spent, but the hills are eternal. Always there will be the lonely ridge, the dancing beck, the silent forest; always there will be the exhilaration of the summits. These are for the seeking, and those who seek and find while there is still time will be blessed both in mind and body. — Alfred Wainwright

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