Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
— Gary Ryan Blair

What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
Dan Quayle wasteful quote

Now, so, if you want to blame someone for wasteful spending, the Republicans are in the majority.
— Chaka Fattah

Like many businessmen of genius he learned that free competition was wasteful, monopoly efficient. And so he simply set about achieving that efficient monopoly.
— Mario Puzo

What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature!
— wasteful quotation by Charles Darwin