All of his life he had squandered his choices, wallowing in revenge and self-pity, keeping himself down.
Ben Mikaeslen -- Touching Spirit Bear
the brain squanders its few precious memories and, puzzled, dies.
Ray Bradbury -- Fahrenheit 451
the squandering glances of the fool
William Shakespeare -- As You Like It
it does not take away your reputation if you squander that of others, but adds to it;
Nicolo Machiavelli -- The Prince
squandered inside himself
Ray Bradbury -- Something Wicked This Way Comes
they butcher our cattle, our sheep, our fat goats, feasting themselves sick, swilling our glowing wine as if there’s no tomorrow—all of it, squandered.
Homer -- The Odyssey
This morning I went to chat with Dorothy, as always holding a handkerchief so as not to leave fingerprints (I told her it was my grandmother’s—I try to give her a vague impression of Southern wealth gone to squander, very Blanche DuBois).
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
Do not squander this one.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
That’s one talent I don’t mind squandering.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
Occasionally, some ragamuffin troupe would mum a play on a street corner or I’d hear a fiddler in a pub. But most real entertainment cost money, and my hard-won pennies were too precious to squander.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
It is a great honor to be made Messenger, and I hope you will not squander it.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
"Our country cannot afford to squander the talents of these kids," says Peter Gaskins, one of the businessmen.
Joshua Davis -- Spare Parts
It would have been unthinkable to squander two activities on the same bit of time!
Corrie Ten Boom -- The Hiding Place
He had no one else to really squander his money on, and so, instead of voicing the standard husband’s complaint, he actually encouraged her frequent buying sprees to Manhattan.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
They thought that somehow it must have all been squandered by a bunch of imbeciles running the brand, imbeciles like him.
Dave Eggers -- A Hologram for the King
A gift should never be squandered on what you can do with your wit and your hands or your back.
Nora Roberts -- Dark Witch
Pari, who was maybe supposed to bring an end to all the drinking, the men, the years squandered making desperate lunges at happiness.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
The talent of essentially half of the Czech athletic population has been squandered.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
We can’t afford to squander time here.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
How could he help listening with wonder while the other told of midnight ventures and perilous escapes, of feastings and orgies, of fortunes squandered in a night?
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
We’d lucked into this cache, but it made no sense to squander it.
Stephenie Meyer -- The Host
How long does all that take? A brilliant man can’t squander precious time with forms and committees.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
You squandered it.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
We squandered our first nickels on the House of Horrors, which scared us not at all; we entered the black seventh-grade room and were led around by the temporary ghoul in residence and were made to touch several objects alleged to be component parts of a human being.
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
She felt as indignant as if her own money had been squandered.
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
He learned to play heavily at cards and to squander money on the turf, until he had again and again to come to me and implore me to give him an advance upon his allowance, that he might settle his debts of honour.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
He had left her, when only eighteen; robbed her of jewels and money; gambled, squandered, forged, and fled to London: where for two years he had associated with the lowest outcasts.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
Every moment we spend together is precious, and I have no desire to squander what time we have when a whim of fate could tear us apart.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
It is something to squander and throw to the four winds, for the fun of seeing the golden specks fly.
Kate Chopin -- The Awakening
I wish I could justify the love and the pride you squandered on me.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
She’s jealous that Peter confides in me and not in her, offended that Dussel doesn’t respond sufficiently to her flirtations and afraid her husband’s going to squander all the fur-coat money on to— bacco.