Waste not, want not

This page is about the saying "Waste not, want not".

Possible interpretation: If we do not waste things we will not be short of things. If we use our resources carefully, we shall never be in need.

Note: waste (verb) = use carelessly, extravagantly | want (verb - mainly archaic) = lack; be short of; not have; be in need of

Quick Quiz:

The saying "Waste not, want not" might be described as a

a. green philosophy

b. red philosophy

c. blue philosophy

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Contributor: Josef Essberger