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Haste Makes Waste

You use the expression ‘Haste Makes Waste’ to indicate that rushing can lead to costly mistakes.

Example of use: “I’m always careful with my work. After all, haste makes waste.”

Interesting fact about Haste Makes Waste

The idea that haste is counterproductive originated in antiquity and is first seen in print in the apocryphal Book of Wisdom, c. 190 BCE: “There is one that toilet and laboureth, and maketh haste, and is so much the more behind.”