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Slow Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Slow Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

Related topics: Motivational

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I'm a slow walker, but I never walk backward.
- Abraham Lincoln

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Slow but steady wins the race.
- Anonymous

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington


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Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
- Benjamin Franklin

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

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

Everything that slows us down and forces patience,
everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature,
is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
- May Sarton

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years.
To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
- Winston Churchill

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

The world is changing very fast.
Big will not beat small anymore.
It will be the fast beating the slow.
- Rupert Murdoch

It's hardware that makes a machine fast.
It's software that makes a fast machine slow.
- Craig Bruce

Time is too slow for those who wait,
too swift for those who fear,
too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice,
but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke

People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.
- Michael Pollan

Slow, Deep And Hard was a great album,
even though it was probably our least selling record.
- Josh Silver

Progress is not an illusion, it happens,
but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
- George Orwell

What comes easiest for me is dialogue.
Sometimes when my characters are speaking to me,
I have to slow them down so that I'm not simply taking dictation.
- Richard Russo

Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge,
everything was moving in slow motion.
- Eminem

Experience hath shown, that even
under the best forms of government,
those entrusted with power have,
in time, and by slow operations,
perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

He went, ever on the move, with the slow,
shuffling step of wandering beggars who are nowhere at home.
- Stijn Streuvels

I was indeed very slow as a youngster.
- Roger Penrose

Though men may be deep, mentally they are slow.
- Camille Paglia

In pop or rock you can make a fast song or a slow one,
but in disco there is really just the one rhythm.
- Giorgio Moroder

Even if I don't want to slow down, I'm slowing down.
- Eli Wallach

I'm going to Yoshi's.
I'm taking a few gigs.
I'm playing.
I'm not going to play all the time.
I'm going to take it easy and take it slow and warm up so I can come back.
- Freddie Hubbard

What I am suggesting is hard work and it can be slow work,
but the rewards are well worth it.
- Jesse Helms

The team has come along slow but fast.
- Casey Stengel

Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good
television news is always substance over form.
- Jessica Savitch

The phenomenon develops calmly, but it is invisible,
unstoppable.
One feels, one sees it born and grow steadily;
and it is not in one's power to either hasten or slow it down.
- Leon Foucault

You can do really slow movements with it,
like zooming in for a minute and a half.
The audience isn't aware that the camera has moved,
but there's subconscious tension there.
- Mike Figgis

I have another Russian idea, too, with a place and a period,
so I guess I have enough to keep me busy for quite some time,
especially considering that I'm such a slow writer.
- Martin C. Smith

Perfection is attained by slow degrees;
it requires the hand of time.
- Voltaire

Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow.
Great results cannot be achieved at once;
and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk,
step by step.
- Samuel Smiles

There are no shortcuts to victory.
We must commit ourselves to the slow,
painstaking work of foreign policy day by day and year by year.
- Richard Lugar

The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact.
Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath
the oppressions of his age.
- John Jay Chapman

The actual process of filmmaking, the many hours out of your life-
it is very slow and boring.
I'm not interested in that now unless an opportunity was provided for me.
- Rick Moranis

People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.
- Ovid

Death by starvation is slow.
- Mary Austin

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

Young men soon give, and soon forget,
affronts; old age is slow in both.
- Joseph Addison

I am surprised that I cannot recall whether my desire
to become a minister transformed itself into a wish
to lead the more militant life of missionary,
by a slow process or suddenly.
- Pierre Loti

You have undertaken to cheat me.
I won't sue you, for the law is too slow.
I'll ruin you.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

Slow thinkers are part of the game too.
Some of these slow thinkers can hit a ball a long way.
- Alvin Dark

Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow,
assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
- Eugenio Montale

I think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments.
Sometimes you don't know it's happening.
- Mariel Hemingway

A good, quick, small team can beat a big,
slow team any time.
- Paul Bryant

To be able to play as slow as Al Jackson is almost impossible.
- Charlie Watts

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the
most faithful in the performance of it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

It's always been too slow for me.
Playing.
The pace of things.
I'm a fast sprinter.
The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months,
I couldn't reach that point.
- Syd Barrett

If I'm a commodity, it wouldn't be a wise idea to buy stock in me -
although,
in the long run, maybe I'm a slow growth investment.
- Tim Robbins

We need to be careful when we talk about cutting health care costs.
They are not going to be reduced - what we really want
to do is do is slow the rate of increase.
- David Obey

There's always some amount of gradual,
slow burning destruction over the course of partying.
- Gavin DeGraw

It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow,
gradual process.
- Stephen Gardiner

This flattery has been rather slow in coming.
I think all of sudden late in life now I'm getting
some credit for what I've done.
Which is gratifying, but it's kind of a little late.
- Jack Vance

If things are going slow, I'm itchy.
- Levon Helm

I know I'm drinking myself to a slow death,
but then I'm in no hurry.
- Robert Benchley

Many a genius has been slow of growth.
Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring
up into beauty like a reed.
- George Henry Lewes

I made more decisions in a half-day as governor than
you can make in a whole week in the Senate...
it's too slow for me.
- Chuck Robb

But I'm so slow on it because I find it terribly hard
writing blind on computers.
The computer speaks to me, but it's just so slow,
I'm so terribly slow using it.
- Jack Vance

Justice is not to be taken by storm.
She is to be wooed by slow advances.
- Benjamin Cardozo

When someone screams at me to hurry up,
I slow down.
- Mario Lemieux

Because running fast is more fun than running slow.
- Frank Shorter


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