Quotation Explorer - 'Quick'

There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed. - W. Somerset Maugham
Quick decisions made in anger, usually end in regret. - Elizabeth Bourgeret
The sin of quick anger is an idol of the heart that is not dying to our own rights. - Ron Pearce
I see that the culture that is prevalent right now in Nigeria and indeed Africa is the culture of GET RICH QUICK. - Sunday Adelaja
Gender is not an easy conversation to have. It makes people uncomfortable, sometimes even irritable. Both men and women are resistant to talk about gender, or are quick to dismiss the problems of gender. Because thinking of changing the status quo is always uncomfortable. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The problem with this generation is they are so quick to define who they are in the process of searching. It is their need for immediate acceptance that keeps them from exploring further. - Shannon L. Alder
Success is no proof of virtue. In the case of a book, quick acclaim is presumptive evidence of a lack of substance and originality. - Walter Kaufmann
When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor wars quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. - William Shakespeare
Let the darkness find you if it must. Throw off the quick and tempting escapes, and seek help only from those who would teach you to grow, feed your soul, embrace your heart, but would not steal away your journey. - Jennifer DeLucy
She was mined for the childrenin her, one daughter, then another, a short seam, quick to clay, and not a single son to save them. - Robert Wrigley
If you ask an Irishman for directions, he might be quick to answer, Well if I were going there, I would not start here. - Steve Stockman
people are too quick to give their hearts away, i mean, be fearless; run wild into their arms, but for goodness sake know your worth. A being of wisdom knows their heart is the breath of their existence and only a honorable love deserves to feel it at its purest form. - Nikki Rowe
Emotional states are fairly quick bursts of neuronal gossip. Traits, on the other hand, are more like the neuronal equivalent of committed relationships. - Yongey Mingyur
The problem with our society today is that when things fall apart we do remember to call upon the Lord, but when God answers our prayers we are too quick to exclude Him from those answered prayers. - Gugu Mona
Later, he would ask later who Attila was. Now he only wanted Belial's kiss. His heat. His passion. A quick gallop. Frenzied eternity. Insanity multiplied. A perfect, mind-numbing, bone-shattering small death. He wanted it all. Now. Now. Now. - Ciaran O. Dwynvil
Life is just a quick succession of busy nothings. - Jane Austen
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is the escapist mentality becomes prevalent, giving birth to the syndrome of economic refugees. - Sunday Adelaja
He's an artist in London. We don't see him much."Tom gave him one of his quick, considering glances and asked, "Doesn't he live with you?""No," said Indigo, finally saying out loud what he had known now for a long, long time. "Not really. Not anymore. - Hilary McKay
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is People want to get something for nothing. - Sunday Adelaja
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is armed robbery and theft becomes the order of the day. - Sunday Adelaja
One mark of a good officer, he remembered, was the ability to make quick decisions. If they happen to be right, so much the better - Larry Niven
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is young men only wish to do prestigious work - Sunday Adelaja
Be quick, but don't hurry. - John Wooden
I know that sometimes a lie is used in kindness. I don't believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of the truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agonyof a lie is neverlost. That's a running sore - John Steinbeck
Esoteric things progress not according to time, but by activity, they can be slow or quick, depending upon the efforts made. - Belsebuub
I was either still dreaming or I had entered an alternate reality where I was a flippin' insane person. I doubted I had entered an alternate reality and a quick slap to my own face proved I wasn't still dreaming. -Sage Hannigan, Contingency - P.S. Martinez
I'm afraid of time... I mean, I'm afraid of not having enough time. Not enough time to understand people, how they really are, or to be understood myself. I'm afraid of the quick judgements or mistakes everybody makes. You can't fix them without time. I'm afraid of seeing snapshots, not movies. - Ann Brashares
When things don't happen, people get Sick. They see time Tick and they want it Quick. They forget that Success happens brick by brick. - R.v.m.
Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long, does not sin; whoever does not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer! - Martin Luther
Pound it out, get it done, write every day. No excuses. Kerouac said you can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club. Damn straight. You’ll sleep a lot better getting your word count in than another quick Twitter check or keeping up to date on the Kardashians. - Dan Alatorre
do not be so quick to say "okay" it is alright to disagree with the action yet love the person. - P.M. MATHIS
By all means judge and react, but at some point afterwards be sure to reflect and switch sides. The next time you might be less quick to react. - Nina Joshi Ramsey
You cannot do more than you can, so be gentle with yourself and quick to forgive your mistakes and to move on. - Toni Sorenson
beware those quick to praise for they need praise in return beware those who are quick to censor they are afraid of what they do not know beware those who seek constant crowds for they are nothing alone - Charles Bukowski
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is People begin to think that there is no natural process to success, hence the fraudulent nouveau riche (swindlers, drug pushers, 419 scammers etc.) begin to become respected in the society - Sunday Adelaja
You are curious and quick, you have a deft mind, and for some unaccountable reason, people tell you things -- useful things. - Deanna Raybourn
For the being, maybe. But for the spirit, there are no quick sands. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.
To a quick question, give a slow answer. - Italian Proverb
Democrats were quick to point out that President Bush's budget creates a 1 trillion dollar deficit. The White House quickly responded with "Hey, look over there, it's Saddam Hussein."
Don't be quick to leave the class of discipline; you shall only live to remember the last lesson. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. - Aristotle
What is important is to deeply understand things and their relations to each other. This is where intelligence lies. The fact of being quick or slow isn’t really relevant. - Laurent Schwartz
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Revolt, my child, revolt is a quick axe cleaving dead wood in the forest by night. The woodsman of the day is the executioner.
Let go of a need for personal recognition. Heap kudos on others and they’ll perform even better next time. Leaders are only as good as those who follow them and followers are at their best when leaders are quick to give credit for successes. - Steve Goodier
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is People don’t believe that hard work is worth it. - Sunday Adelaja
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is Fraudulent money schemes are prevalent in the society - Sunday Adelaja
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is they look down at people who are engaged in manual labour - Sunday Adelaja
Knee-jerk liberals and all the certified saints of sanctified humanism are quick to condemn this great and much-maligned Transylvanian statesman.
A child that has a quick temper, just blaze up and cool down, ain't never likely to be sly or deceitful. - L. M. Montgomery
He’s an indulgent sort of man……With a quick lip and a fierce tongue, the sort of tongue that draws you in with charm and words of praise, awkward silences and desperate worships. - Coco J. Ginger
In the art of magic be quick of sleight and slow of climax. - Amit Kalantri
Nature was quick to pass the sponge of her deluges over these awkward sketches (dinosaurs), these first nightmares of Life. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
If I would be given a chance to rewrite the dictionary, I would flip through the pages so quick and would replace India with, the land where beauty is redefined in itself, kindness has been touched, warmth has been spread and emotions has been felt. - Magith Noohukhan
Cherubs fan our foolish fires, filling hearts with mad desires. They prick our pride and haughtiness with quick, angelic naughtiness. - John Biccard
There is always something behind what is wrong and to change what is wrong, mind the things behind what is wrong! So many people are quick enough to see what is wrong only, and they criticize so blindly! When you see what is wrong, see why, who and what is behind what is wrong. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
People today are quick to bite the hand that fed them yesterday, turn around and cry hungry tomorrow. - Peprah Boasiako
We are quick to surrender that which we deem as long dead, when God is quick to restore that which He deems as never really having lived. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You set it, You hit it!And meanwhile you work hard to hit real quick. - Harshvardhan Malpani
We all ought to be like little children in the way we treat each other as human beings; quick to forgive, slow to offend, children are friends to each other irrespective of their gender, religion, and color. - Paul Bamikole
If quick, I survive.If not quick, I am lost.This is "death. - Sun Tzu
Do not be too quick to get angry. - Lailah Gifty Akita
So also in a marriage or in helping a teenager through a difficult identity crisis—there is no quick fix, where you can just move in and make everything right with a positive mental attitude and a bunch of success formulas. - Stephen Covey
Be quick, be quiet, and be on time. - Clarence L "Kelly" Johnson
youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. - Aristotle
Some females are so "pretty", that all they have are their looks. Don't allow your attitude and ego to deduct from your pretty ladies. No matter how cute you think you are... your attitude can make you ugly real quick. - Randa Manning-Johnson
I don’t like days that end without answers. I’ll just keep my eyes open and we’ll see what happens. I look up. One of the streetlights fades, disappearing as quick as it shone, the light sucked out of it. Life can be so hilarious sometimes I don’t have time to laugh. - Stacey Donovan
I am not a fan of the magical quick fix in any fiction, including fantasy, scifi and comic books. Unless Dr. Who is involved, and then only because we get to use the phrase 'Timey-wimey wibbliness' which, I'm sure you'll agree, there are not enough occasions to drop into ordinary adult conversation. - Chris Dee
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is Our young people look for quick answers and solutions - Sunday Adelaja
The more the world commits to programs for poverty and education, the greater the gap for those with intellectual disabilities. That’s because money goes where results are quick and quantifiable, which is not likely for people with intellectual disabilities. - LAWRENCE DOWNES
It’s not that she is a bad driver, just a bit...Umm…well, quick to arrive at her destination should we say, whereas I would prefer to take my time and get there in one piece without getting beeped at. - Stephanie Hudson
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth. - Homer
We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We're a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don't really have an explanation for. - Malcolm Gladwell
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is People forget that they have to create their wealth in their nation. They rather think they must be given. - Sunday Adelaja
In Paris, where raillery is so quick to throw emotion out the window, silence, in a roomful of clever people after a story, is the most flattering of all marks of success - Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
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