Speed Quotes

A meeting moves at the speed of the slowest mind in the room.

Dale Dauten

It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave.

Homer

Direction is more important than speed. We are so busy looking at our speedometers that we forget the milestone.

Unknown

Up, then, with speed, and work; Fling ease and self away This is no time for thee to sleep Up, watch, and work, and pray!

Horatius Bonar

The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.

E. B. White

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

To the guests that must go, bid God's speed and brush away all traces of their steps.

Rabindranath Tagore

A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed...It feels an impulsion...this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reasons and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons.

Richard Bach

The speed of the human mind is remarkable. So is its inability to face the obvious.

SIMON MAWER

With prose you can incorporate more details, develop scenes, sustain the tension in a special way. Prose has its own speed.

Robert Morgan

There was a young lady named Bright, Whose speed was far faster than light; She started one day In a relative way, And returned on the previous night.

Arthur Henry Reginald Buller

It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed

Edward Young

Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.

Howard Nemerov

Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.

Aldous Huxley
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