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

America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.

Laurence Peter

A living system cannot replicate at the speed of light.

Tony Follari

A slowly moving queue does not move uniformly. Rather, waves of motion pass down the queue. The frequency and amplitude of these waves is inversely related to the speed at which the queue is served.

Anthony Stafford Beer

A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.

Edgar J. Mohn

Speed is not your fastest, but your slowest man. No back can run faster than his interference.

Jock Sutherland

The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.

Emerson Fittipaldi

We of the genus Homo ride the logs that float down the Round river, and by a little judicious "burling" we have learned to guide their direction and speed. This feat entitles us to the specific appellation sapiens. The technique of burling is called economics, the remembering of old routes is called in history, the selection of new ones is called statesmanship, the conversation about oncoming rifles and rapids is called politics. Some of the crew aspire to burl not only their own blogs, but the whole flotilla as well. This collective bargaining with nature is called national planning.

Aldo Leopold

You cant do better design with a computer, but you can speed up your work enormously

Wim Crouwal

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mohandas K. Gandhi
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