John Lennon - Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted.

Quote Text: 

Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted.

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The expression appeared in the book “Phrynette Married” by Marthe Troly-Curtin.

In the following excerpt a character is reproved for wasting the time and energy of others:

"… Your father, for instance, don't you think he would have done three times as much work if it had not been for your--what shall I say--'bringing up'?"
"He liked it--time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time."
"Oh, but it was in his case--wasted for him and for many lovers of art."