Quotation Explorer - 'Quickly'

Fell in love first,Fell in love quickly—Like I was pushed.Fell in love next,Fell in love slowly—Like I was strolling.Falling in love now And feeling crazy.Thinking of closing my eyesAnd jumping. - Kamand Kojouri
I think that at a certain age, say fifteen or sixteen, poetry is like masturbation. But later in life good poets burn their early poetry, and bad poets publish it. Thankfully I gave up rather quickly. - Umberto Eco
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress. - Richard Feynman
Life is fragile and temporary. The faces of today quickly become the faces of the past. Sorrow, pain, and anger... it all fades- except love. Love is forever and there after, even when we've fallen to our graves. - Lee Argus
One wonders what would happen in a society where there were no rules to break. Doubtlessly everyone would quickly die of boredom. - Susan Howatch
It is wonderful how quickly you get used to things, even the most astonishing. - Edith Nesbitt
The stone has no uncertainties, no urge to communicate, and is eternally the same for thousands of years, while I am only a passing phenomenon which bursts into all kinds of emotions, like a flame that flares up quickly and then goes out. - C.G. Jung
We live to work.Man was made to move.Without work we shall grow old quickly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The magnitude of any one day is compromised by its passing quickly into the next, a mere moment in time which soon fades into the collective memory of our past. - Timothy W. Tron
i didn't wait to see her ship go off, because partings are stupid things and best got over quickly - Nevil Shute
Narrative secrets are not the same as human mysteries, a lesson that novelists seem fates to forget, again and again; the former quickly confess themselves, and fall silent, while the true mysteries go on speaking. - James Wood
Get your knowledge quickly and then use it. If you can use it you will retain it. - Alfred North Whitehead
Oh, how terribly backwards, and yet sadly common, it is to sit scowling at family all the day long and then quickly put on a smile for strangers who drop by. - Richelle E. Goodrich
If pain must come may it come quickly for i have a life to live and i have to live it the best way possible. - Kharly
Never give up too quickly, but know when to let go. - Vanny Lee
If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another. - Epicurus
It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement. - Isocrates
QUIT = Quickly Uphold Important Things - Richie Norton
Your enemy is never a villain in his own eyes. Keep this in mind; it may offer a way to make him your friend. If not, you can kill him without hate and quickly. - Robert A. Heinlein
Small streams of hatred can quickly lead to unstoppable, horrific things, so [people] should stand up to any type of persecution or discrimination, whether bullying or malicious gossip. - Susan Pollack
A true friend sees your tears of sadness, And quickly turns them into tears of joy and laughter,Forming a rainbow. - R. Benzadi
Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly. - James Rippe
I want every one of our members to grow into maturity more quickly than they seem to, but the Lord has taught me to shepherd people, call them to repentance and let Matthew 18:12­–14 play out. - Matt Chandler
Unless we do something and do it quickly, we may be going back to an economic stone age. - Kenneth Eade
What are humans? They are unserious creatures in this serious universe! And because they are unserious, they appear and disappear quickly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The test of any good fiction is that you should care something for the characters; the good to succeed, the bad to fail. The trouble with most fiction is that you want them all to land in hell together, as quickly as possible. - Mark Twain
It's amazing how quickly nature consumes human places after we turn our backs on them. Life is a hungry thing. - Scott Westerfeld
The Sun Tzu School Ping-fa Directive. Be strong and continually aware. Manage your strength and that of others. When essential, engage on your terms. Be observant, adaptive, and subtle. Do not lose control. Act decisively. Conclude quickly. Don't Fight! - David G. Jones
It is familiarity with life that makes time speed quickly. When every day is a step in the unknown, as for children, the days are long with gathering of experience . . . - George Gissing
Patience! It is not how quickly you run, but how slowly. - Compton Gage
Actually, I jade very quickly. Once is usually enough. Either once only, or every day. If you do something once it’s exciting, and if you do it every day it’s exciting. But if you do it, say, twice or just almost every day, it’s not good any more. - Andy Warhol
Words are the litmus paper of the minds. If you find yourself in the power of someone who will use the word "commence" in cold blood, go somewhere else very quickly. But if they say "Enter", don't stop to pack. - Terry Pratchett
An intelligent man [doesn’t] know everything, he simply [knows] how to look everything up quickly and efficiently." - , Songs of the Dancing Gods - Jack Chalker
If you have made a mistake, cut your losses as quickly as possible. - Bernard M. Baruch
Impatience kills quickly. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Modern invention has been a great leveler. A machine may operate far more quickly than a political or economic measure to abolish privilege and wipe out the distinctions of class or finance. - Ivor Brown
There is no thought in any mind, but it quickly tends to convert itself into a power. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
As a child, my clothes were always tailored to be oversized, because I quickly outgrew them and then needed bigger ones. As an adult, I still don't cut my coat according to size - Sola Kosoko
The only thing we don't have a god for is premature ejaculation... but I hear that it's coming quickly. - Mel Brooks
I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts. - John Steinbeck
'Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.' Under the influence of this pestilent morality, I am forever letting tomorrow's work slop backwards into today's, and doing painfully and nervously today what I could do quickly and easily tomorrow. - J. A. Spender
You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you. - W. Somerset Maugham
If you were standing in the path of the beam, you would obviously die pretty quickly. You wouldn't really die of anything, in the traditional sense. You would just stop being biology and start being physics. - Randall Munroe
Find the gifts of goodness or service you have agreed to bring forth to the world and then start sharing those gifts as quickly as possible with as many souls as possible. - Molly Friedenfeld
It sounded somewhat doom-laden, so I felt obliged to look it up more thoroughly, in case I should eat some chocolate rather quickly. - Carol Anne Dobson
One changes, as a writer, fairly quickly; what you wrote six months or a year ago might not sound right anymore. - Keith Gessen
American political culture quickly and always outpaces any attempt to satirize it. - Glenn Greenwald
...time was like a river, and I was a fish in that river, moving so quickly that the world outside my household was blur. - Alice Hoffman
If we say a little it is easy to add, but having said too much it is hard to withdraw and never can it be done so quickly as to hinder the harm of our success. - Saint Francis de Sales
Suddenly she bent down and kissed his fingers and went quickly away. But he sat for a long time in the gathering clouds trembling with happiness and trying to penetrate into the meaning of these things. - Thorton Wilder
How has he moved so quickly from childlike naïvité to existential panic? - Michael Grant, Katherine Applegate
Man in his usual perversity turns the footstool into a throne from whence he would feign direct the Almighty as to what He ought to do, giving the onlooker the impression that if God had half the compassion that those who pray (?) have, all would quickly be right - Arthur W. Pink
How quickly one accepts the incredible if only one sees it enough! - Richard Matheson
Coincidentally, a good age for a Japanese girl is younger than twenty five, because that's when she turns into a 'Christmas Cake'. Christmas cakes, as everyone knows, are desirable before the twenty fifth but afterward quickly become stale and are put on the shelf. - Andrew Davidson
A responsible woman is one who sees opportunities of service and responds to them quickly. In her dwells the ability to see and respond to opportunities. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's [children's] minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Letting go takes a lot of courage sometimes. But once you let go, happiness comes very quickly. You won't have to go around search for it. - Thich Nhat Hanh
Any academic skill is quickly achievable if charged with clear purpose and an appeal to enthusiastic self-interest. Tarzan of the Apes only needed about twenty minutes to figure out how to read the beautiful Jane Porter’s cursive writing. - T.K. Naliaka
On the one hand maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear. - Audrey Hepburn
One piece of wisdom a writer quickly learns ~ typos keep you humble. - E.A. Bucchianeri
If God were willing to sell His grace, we would accept it more quickly and gladly than when He offers it for nothing. - Martin Luther
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind. - Michel de Montaigne
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."
You've slipped away like a fistful of sand. You've vanished so quickly like a wind. Do you know how I long to hold you love of my life. - Euginia Herlihy
If you close your door to the world of books, the gates of the world of ignorance automatically opens and quickly pulls you inside! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose.
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. - Lawrence G. Lovasik
Know your biggest WHY? Why do you joined network marketing business. Why do you want to change your life? It is your WHY that pushes you and edges you towards the crown of glory in the industry. Discover your why and get things done quickly, - Olawale Daniel
Full of beautiful grace so we steal their space, and death comes quickly. - Sara Quin
Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly - Paulo Coelho
Some compilers allow a check during execution that subscripts do not exceed array dimensions. This is a help, but not sufficient. First, many programmers do not use such compilers because "They're not efficient." (Presumably, this means that it is vital to get the wrong answers quickly.)
And when he is out of sight, quickly also is he out of mind. - Thomas a Kempis
Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly. - Aldus Manutius
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever. - Aristophanes
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same - Flavia Weedn
Apologize quickly when you wrong someone, because I'm sorry has no value in the grave. - Lakesha Ruise
Good things quickly become habitual and we often stop valuing them. - Sunday Adelaja
I will listen to a beautiful person much more quickly than a plain person, and I have to learn to be nice to people who are not attractive looking. - Beatrice Wood
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. - Confucius
Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Each one's no longer consciousOf the high wall, or the rest:Since the one enduring fortress,Is the soldier's iron breast.If you’d live unconquered,Quickly arm, and fight the real foe:Every wife an Amazon bred,And every child a hero. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whenever you hear yourself or others telling you you cannot do something, do that particular something, and notice how quickly everyone shuts the hell up. - Miya Yamanouchi
There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions.
If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly. - William Shakespeare
It’s amazing how quickly nature consumes human places after we turn our backs on them. Life is a hungry thing. - Scott Westerfeld
Attaining bliss can take lifetimes, or one can simply choose to experience it in their deepest dreams. Sleep well my friend, as dreams are vehicles that can quickly take you to the awareness that you call Nirvana - Gary Hopkins
We should challenge the relativism that tells us there is no right or wrong, when every instinct of our mind knows it is not so, and is a mere excuse to allow us to indulge in what we believe we can get away with. A world without values quickly becomes a world without value. - Jonathan Sacks
I need to move. I don’t fit in here. I almost tried a juice cleanse once, but quickly remembered that I could starve, and was starving, myself for free. - Kris Kidd
Don't be in temper, to leave so quickly, that I may be dying. But all too soon, the leaves and debris will gather elsewhere. - Anthony Liccione
Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again. - Pericles
He doubly benefits the needy who gives quickly. - Publilius Syrus
Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Don't you notice that there are particular moments when you are naturally inspired to introspection? Work with them gently, for these are the moments when you can go through a powerful experience, and your whole worldview can change quickly. - Sogyal Rinpoche
How quickly people can forget you, until they want something from u" and when they are done with you, you are not even a stranger but an invisible person who doesn't even exist. - honeya
Come quickly, I am tasting stars!
One who says unpleasant things about others, will himself quickly become a target of their scandal.
Being sad and glum makes life go quicker, like a life that quickly gets lost to a bullet.Being happy makes life go slower, like a sloth eating a gargantuan piece of cake excruciatingly slow, one nibble at a time. - Mekiah Johnson
Why was it, she asked herself, that "animals can sometimes subdue their predatory ways in only a few months, while humans, despite centuries of refinement, can quickly grow more savage than any beast? - Diane Ackerman
Ten years from now, no one is going to care how quickly the books came out. The only thing that will matter, the only thing anyone will remember, is how good they were. That's my main concern, and always will be. - George R.R. Martin
How you respond in the ‘valley’ determines how quickly reach the Peak. - Harrish Sairaman
Love without pain is like the earth without rain.It wouldn't be the same, it would die to quickly and people would be helpless - Alex Guidroz
Grief is Newark. It's there. Can't avoid it. The idea is to hold your nose, hope the traffic's not too bad and get on to Manhattan as quickly as possible. - Eli Attie
It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs, therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity or undue depression in adversity. - Isocrates
When you're that age, you sometimes have a great enthusiasm that is very deep and very narrow, and that is something that has always intrigued me-- that world of the eleven-year-old that is so quickly lost. - Alan Bradley
It is only by seeing beauty in everything that we can see it in any one single thing, day after day. Don't run into the arms of obsession, for that quickly fades. Long lasting love comes from an open, loving heart. - Vironika Tugaleva
I've never found anybody that I could work with as quickly as myself, or with less argument.
Nothing draws people more quickly away from religion than an open mind. - Hemant Mehta
i choose to focus my energy on what I believe deserves my time, life passes us by so quickly and before we know it; were looking back at our story, make sure the choices you decide on; will give you a movie worth watching. - Nikki Rowe
Chuck Norris is the only human being to display the Heisenberg uncertainty principle -- you can never know both exactly where and how quickly he will roundhouse kick you in the face. - Oliver Oliver Reed
Thought I couldn't live without youIt's gonna hurt when it heals tooEven though I really love youI'm gonna smile cause I deserve toQuickly I'm learning to love againAll I know is I'mma be ok - Leona Lewis
Life is short. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly.
The love of those we don't love in return settles on the surface and from there quickly evaporates. - Paolo Giordano
To Fred, those years seemed to pass like quickly skimming a book and then finding the ending wasn't what he expected. He wished he'd paid more attention to the story. - Sarah Addison Allen
What is History? Any thoughts, Webster?''History is the lies of the victors," I replied, a little too quickly. 'Yes, I was rather afraid you'd say that. Well, as long as you remember that it is also the self-delusions of the defeated. - Julian Barnes
How to read "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"? Why, very quickly, to begin with, and perhaps also to make an end. Why read it? Presumably, if you cannot be persuaded to read anything better, Rowling will have to do. - Harold Bloom
When we think we're multitasking we're actually multiswitching. That is what the brain is very good at doing - quickly diverting its attention from one place to the next. We think we're being productive. We are, indeed, being busy. But in reality we're simply giving ourselves extra work. - Michael Harris
Love is like stocks, if you don't want to suffer loss quickly, you better diversify! - Tice Davids aka David T. Parker
All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptable. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted. - Frank Herbert
Life is ephemeral; each moment passes quickly, a blur of color on a fast moving subway car. There and gone and all we are left with is the imprint of what once was. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it.
When I am passing through hell, I have to remind myself of the last time I happened to be on that road. How quickly it was over, without any ingenuity on my part. After all, hell is a one-way street. The only direction forward is the way out. - R. N. Prasher
Big changes could come quickly, and he wondered what else might happen to his heart while he wasn't paying attention. - C. J. Milbrandt, Meadowsweet
When you talk with people, one of the arguments they'll throw back at you is that the climate has always changed, and that is absolutely right. It's the rate of change that is the problem right now. It's changing so quickly that it exceeds the adaptive capacity of some species. - Michael Crimmins
Write quickly and you will never write well; write well, and you will soon write quickly. - Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
I must write now and quickly, before I begin to prefer the perfect version that lives in my head. - Lettie Prell
I discovered very quickly that criticism is a form of optimism, and that when you are silent about the shortcomings of your society, you're very pessimistic about that society. And it's only when you speak truthfully about it that you show your faith in that society. - Carlos Fuentes
I fell in love, and she fanned my flames. They spread to soon, Quickly and uncontrollably. I had finally found the one willing to catch fire, side by side, while the world watched us burn. - J. Raymond
Anger slowly.Forgive quickly.Trust cautiously.Love easily. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Hope is like a word made with cloud, without faith, it quickly blows away. - Anthony Liccione
I have been like a child walking along the shore line. Quickly discarding one sea shell for another of more outward beauty-- never to know the pearl within! - Robert Anthony
When you dive into your past, remember to go back up quickly. - Samer Chidiac
A... and so it is... Beauty fades away but while you have it, use it well, wear it well. It is a treasure to be spent quickly before the magic spell is broken... Gloria Smith - www
Greed has two teachers; one is a cheat [a crafty person] and the other one is financial loss. When one incurs loss; it will quickly destroy the tuber of greed. - Dada Bhagwan
If your imagination leads you to understand how quickly people grant your requests when those requests appeal to their self-interest, you can have practically anything you go after. - Napoleon Hill
She read books quickly and compulsively, paperback after paperback, as if she might drift away without the anchor of the printed page. - Jane Hamilton
Forgiveness is the healing of wounds caused by another. You choose to let go of a past wrong and no longer be hurt by it. Forgiveness is a strong move to make, like turning your shoulders sideways to walk quickly on a crowded sidewalk. It's your move. - Gordon Atkinson
Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.
Too often the spotlight that highlights our successes burns out quickly, while the spotlight that scrutinizes our failures is a long-life bulb. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
After a while you learn the difference between holding a hand and falling in love.. You begin to learn that kisses don't always mean something, Promises can be broken just as quickly as they are made, and goodbyes sometime really are forever! - Atul Purohit
Early on I quickly realized I'd never be the fastest or the strongest, but not once have I entertained the notion I couldn't be one of the toughest. - Kyle W. McAdams
When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Cicero
Do not speak quickly; it is a sign of insanity. - Bias
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations. - Steve Jobs
It often happens that we blurt out things that may in some kind of way be harmful to us, but we are silent about things that may make us look ridiculous; because in this case effect follows very quickly on cause. - Arthur Schopenhauer
When you say Yes, say it quickly. But always take a half hour to say No, so you can understand the other fellow's side. - Francis Cardinal Spellman
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