Slow Quotes

Slow and steady wins the race.


A republican government is slow to move, yet when once in motion, its momentum becomes irresistible.

Thomas Jefferson

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character...Would you slow down? Or speed up?

Chuck Palahniuk

The seduction was slow, each request only went a bit further than the last and the horror of what was happening didn't strike me at that time.

Justin Berry

Slow down. Kick Back. Relax.

Nova Scotia Tourism

Death by starvation is slow.

Mary Austin

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

Albert Camus

A great wave of oppressive tyranny isn't going to strike, but rather a slow seepage of oppressive laws and regulations from within will sink the American dream of liberty.

George Baumler

Skill comes so slow, and life so fast doth fly, We learn so little and forget so much.

Sir John Davies

Do not let arguments of expediency persuade you. That is the slow road to oblivion. That is the tortured path to undoing step by step, bit by bit, as the river creates a canyon, the way of life that we love.

Charles Schumer

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.


Listen! you hear the grating roar Of pebbles which the waves draw back, and fling, At their return, up the high strand, Begin, and cease, and then again begin, With tremulous cadence slow, and bring The eternal note of sadness in.

Matthew Arnold

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.

Eddie Cantor

I believe we have a responsibility not only to our contemporaries but also to future generations a responsibility to preserve resources that belong to them as well as to us, and without which none of us can survive. That means we must do much more, and urgently, to prevent or slow down climate change. Everyday that we do nothing, or too little, imposes higher costs on our children and our childrens children. Of course, it reminds me of an African proverb the earth is not ours but something we hold in trust for future generations. I hope my generation will be worthy of that trust.

Kofi Atta Annan

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