Quotation Explorer - 'Slow'

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day. - Sir Winston Churchill
Nothing complements a fast mind better than a slow tongue. And nothing aggravates a slow mind better than a fast tongue. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I tried to curl around him, holding him with my arching body. His mouth was slow and searching, the kisses hard at first, then loosening as if unraveling from their own heat. The pleasure thickened, hard flushes rising through me, bringing the desire to full-slip ripeness. - Lisa Kleypas
Man is the result of slow growth; that is why he occupies the position he does in animal life. What does a pup amount to that has gained its growth in a few days or weeks, beside a man who only attains it in as many years. - Alexander Graham Bell
Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves. Heres Tom with the Weather. - Bill Hicks
You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D's in school. Well guess what, I get F's!!! - Bill Watterson
They decided to allow their baby to be born. What they did not realize is that they themselves were the ones who would be 'born,' infants in a new world where magic is commonplace, Harvard professors are the slow learners, and retarded babies are the master teachers. - Martha N. Beck
Stress often comes from speed. So slow down, be simple, enjoy the profound beauty of the little flowers. - Debasish Mridha
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
Life is rather a short walk through eternity. Be they seeds, pups or infants, on the trek they all pick up weight, sensitivity and awareness. Then, much before the end of the run, they deteriorate, lead, legs and lungs. The tragicomedy of existence: the long walk of slow decay. - Dagobert D. Runes
In the summer, we write life’s summary with the slow waves of love flowing over the sandy beach. The slow breeze and the warm sun write our memories. - Debasish Mridha
We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings. - Ovid
Start slow and taper off.
Slow and steady wins the race, then wastes no time grinding salt-caked glass in your open wounds. - Randy K. Milholland
I began to have an idea of my life, not as the slow shaping of achievement to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery and growth of a purpose which I did not know. - Joanna Field
LSD stands out for learning to slow down. - Santosh Kalwar
Civilization is a slow process of adopting the ideas of minorities. - Anonymous
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
Your as slow as a fat kid on crutches - P.C. Cast
Opportunity is swift of flight but slow to return. - Ali R.A
There I lay staring upward, while the stars wheeled over... Faint to my ears came the gathered rumour of all lands: the springing and the dying, the song and the weeping, and the slow everlasting groan of overburdened stone. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Someday they're gonna write a blues song just for fighters. It'll be for slow guitar, soft trumpet, and a bell.
The world, control phones, don't you think??? But not only phones everything, the world time and how is build make you angry and nerves. Good moments pass fast, bad pass slow, but WHY?? It's th right question? - Deyth Banger
I lost my beautiful mind with a nasty lady,i give her the true pure of love and she gives me a slow poison of death - Karim El Kholoki
It's a long slow process for a human to die. We kill a cow, and it is dead as soon as the meat is eaten, but a man's life dies as a commotion in a still pool dies, in little waves, spreading and growing back toward stillness. - John Steinbeck
Sometimes a slow gradual approach does more good than a large gesture. - Craig Newmark
Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU. - Shannon L. Alder
Breaking up is like unsticking your fingers after you've Superglued them. Love's the glue and no matter how slow and carefully you separate, you're going to lose a little bit of yourself in the process. You're also going to retain a little DNA from the one you lost. - Toni Sorenson
It happens fast for some people and slow for some, accidents or gravity, but we all end up mutilated. - Chuck Palahniuk
I now see my life, not as a slow shaping of achievment to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery of a purpose which I did not know. - Joanna Field
If your heart is pure nothing or no one can stop what God has destined for you. They can but for a moment slow you down, but God will make a way. - Spirit Rain
Thank God I was hit by a truck. It seems that God was trying to get my attention for years but I was so stubborn it took knocking me square out of my body to see him for myself. Next time I will be way more specific when I ask for help to slow me down. - Monika Zands
Memories are those endless treasures, which we can keep exploring till eternity and bask in their glory like a slow swinging hammock! - Balroop Singh
Ah! the clock is always slow; It is later than you think. - Robert Service
Letting go looks different for everyone, I think. Sometimes it's as simple as waking up one day and deciding not to let your past rule you. Other times it's a process; slow moving and painful, like trudging through a forest of thorny vines in hopes that you'll find freedom on the other side. - Allison J. Kennedy
Although steady and slow are the trail to love, there is no path to see through without the engine of passionate and true. () - Soar
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
Time moved for you not in quotidian beats, but in the slow rhythm the ages keep - Aldous Huxley
Growth happens slowly, slow down today enjoy life without been in hurry - Martin Suarez
The spirit of the gospel is optimistic; it trusts in God and looks on the bright side of things. The opposite or pessimistic spirit drags men down and away from God, looks on the dark side, murmurs, complains, and is slow to yield obedience. - Orson F. Whitney
As someone said, inthe School of Hard Knocks they give the test first, then thelesson. That is a slow, costly and surely painful way to learn.Unfortunately, it’s the only school that teaches many thingsyou need to know. - Derric Yuh Ndim
The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid.Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant.The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation. - Waseem Latif
Fear is a bird that refuses to fly, and each time she neglects to use her wings, she consents to the slow death of her destiny. - Nadia Janice Brown
I can no longer stay quiet in this world, I have a voice and I feel it reverberate off my internal walls, making its slow climb upward until its melody can be heard all around. - Elin Stebbins Waldal
slow down, oh sweet tearsflowing nectar...down my lashes' tipssomedaysomeone will kiss you away,even before you can reach my lips. - Sanober Khan
One stroke out of sync may alter the picture, but it doesn't cancel purpose; it may slow you down but doesn't disqualify you. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
When we try to slow things down, it tries to run ahead of us. When we try to fast forward it, it holds us back. Einstein was probably right about it, time IS elastic. One pull at it and it will snap back onto you. - Saptarshi Majumder
Speed of life is a killer not a healer, so slow down to bloom like a flower. - Debasish Mridha
it [In Memoriam] expressed exactly the nature of her own shock and sorrow, the very structure and slow process of pain, and the transformations and transmutations of grief, like rot in the earth-mould, like roots and other blind things moving in the grave. - A.S. Byatt
I am not a slow writer, I am not a fast writer . . . I am a half-fast writer. - Robert Asprin
God's mill grinds slow but sure.
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination. - Albert Einstein
My heart may be bruised and scarred, bleeding slow drip-drip with every thump and every other thump-thump that widens unsealable wounds. My heart is the strongest part of me. It's survived everything I've thrown at it and much more than it should. - Hubert Martin
Time can heal and time can help forgive and forget because in time the memories fade. The time will go so slow so fast and love will stay if it's right. - Kate McGahan
I hear many people share with me that they just 'have to do this thing' before they can relax and slow down.The truth is that taking the time to be still and reflective actually increases productivity and gives more joy to what you're doing when it's time to take action again. - Maria Erving
When you feel life's slow, run ! - Tumpal Sihombing
As long as you're still walking with the demons of hell! You'll never have the time to slow down to see the angels of heaven behind you. - Jerome D. Williams
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. - George Washington
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
If we've deluded ourselves into thinking that our angry mass emails or conversation-stopping talking points serve as a ministry or carry out the purposes of God, we need to slow down and take a breath. - David Dark
The slow pace of our perfection has to be borne with patience, provided that on our part we always do whatever we can to continue advancing. - St. Francis de Sales
A spider is slow, but its web catches the fastest flies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Keep going even when the going is slow and uncertain.Make your dream your prayer and your service.Don’t wait for recognition. Let it find you working. Romanticize authenticity instead of perfection. - G.G. Renee Hill
Life is not given to us just to ZOOM from WOMB to the TOMB. Slow down... Enjoy the Journey! - - RVM
No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen. - Minor White
Slow and steady wins the race. - Aesop
Time is: Too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear. - Henry van Dyke
With a stop light, green means 'go' and yellow means 'slow down'. With a banana, however, it is quite the opposite. Yellow means 'go', green means 'whoa, slow down', and red means 'where the heck did you get that banana?' - Mitch Hedberg
Esoteric things progress not according to time, but by activity, they can be slow or quick, depending upon the efforts made. - Belsebuub
Time passes way too slow when you're waiting for the unknown - Donna VanLiere
You can slow it down but you can't change destiny. - Hafsa Shah
My vegetable love will growVaster than empires, and more slow. - Andrew Marvell
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
Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much - John Wayne
In the art of magic be quick of sleight and slow of climax. - Amit Kalantri
I cannot stand the words Get over it. All of us are under such pressure to put our problems in the past tense. Slow down. Don’t allow others to hurry your healing. It is a process, one that may take years, occasionally, even a lifetime and that’s OK. - Beau Taplin
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. - Benjamin Franklin
Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. - Leo Tolstoy
His eyes made a slow scan of my closet doors, which were cracked. "I thought I heard something.""Yeah, well, guess what? I’m a living, breathing person, and every now and then I make noise! - Becca Fitzpatrick
Sometimes time is all we have with the people we love the most. I ask you to slow down in life. To take your time, but don’t waste it…." THE LEGACY OF LUCY HARTE, out Jan 6th (Harper Impulse) - Emma Heatherington
If you ask an introvert a question, wait until she thinks about it. Introverts think before speaking, not through speaking. If you want to get to the good stuff, you need to slow down. - Laurie Helgoe
It’s not that they’re small, the fair folk. Especially not the queen of them all, Mab of the flashing eyes and the slow smile with lips that can conjure your heart under the hills for a hundred years. It’s not that they’re small. It’s that we’re so far away. - Neil Gaiman
Some people wake up fast. Some people wake up slow. I wake up dead. - John Marsden
Ever since we’d found Wilson, his cousin’s calmness bothered me. I realized now I felt less unease with angry outbursts from grieving relatives, than I had with the slow, ticking time bomb of the quiet and collected.--Prepped for Kill, Marjorie Gardens Mystery Book 2 - A.E.H. Veenman
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. - Moliere
Negativity is a debilitating disease. It is a slow and painful way to experience life. It attacks the immune system, creates anxiety, and can lead to loneliness and depression. Finding your inner harmony is the quickest way to alleviate the methodical destruction of this dark energy - Gary Hopkins
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
Talk low, talk slow, and don't talk too much. - John Wayne
Take it slow. We want to know what’s ahead before what’s ahead knows we’re here. - K. E. Douglas
At last started to play and she gestured to dance with me. As we slow danced I couldn’t tell what day or year it was. For all I know, Etta could have been singing it live. We danced like lovers do and as the song neared it’s melodic end, she whispered in my ear—I just got lost with you. - Kayko Tamaki
In the world of business, being slow is a losing move. - Shawn Casemore
No matter how many sins you make or how slow you travel back toward God's valley, you are still way ahead of a person who never made a mistake and doesn't know what it is like to climb out of a pit of shame and rise above their temptations. - Shannon L. Alder
INDIFFERENT, adj. Imperfectly sensible to distinctions among things. "You tiresome man!" cried Indolentio's wife, "You've grown indifferent to all in life." "Indifferent?" he drawled with a slow smile; "I would be, dear, but it is not worth while." Apuleius M. Gokul - Ambrose Bierce
The big corporations are suddenly taking notice of the web, and their reactions have been slow. Even the computer industry failed to see the importance of the Internet, but that's not saying much. Let's face it, the computer industry failed to see that the century would end. - Douglas Adams
Go slow, my life, go slow. Let me enjoy the beauty of silence, serenity, and solitude. - Debasish Mridha
Do what you love or die a slow death doing what you hate - Sonya Watson
Such is true joy’s absolute certainty,Its slow lit fuse that burns holesIn the shabby shroud of death forever. - Scott Hastie
Every hour of every day spent with him, the slow slope of falling for this boy in more than just a carnal fashion has been like slowly pulling the strings on some great tapestry. Every day the weave becomes tighter, the picture clearer, everything more complete. - A.L. Davroe
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom.
You know the great thing though? It's that change can be so constant that you don't even feel a difference until there is one. It can be so slow that you don't know that you life is better or worse until it is. Or it can blow you away--make you better in an instant.
Above all, trust in the slow work of God. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Stop rushing. Slow down and enjoy the beauty of life. - Debasish Mridha
Never discourage anyone... who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. - Plato
Inch by inch it's all a cinch, by the yard it's hard. Go for it -- no matter how slow or long the process seems at first. - Mardi Ballou
You are not walking slow enough, when taking a walk, if you do not come across as bored or depressed (to the average sane person). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you - Lindy West
Age isn't triggered by wrinkles,nor by the reduction of strong footing,for the true youth exists effectively in your heart,brightens through your smile and beats slow when your heart is right, innocent like that of a child - Nwilliams S C
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds. - Mahatma Gandhi
To come across as younger than they are: Women buy creams that promise to slow aging; men buy fast cars. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Slow and steady wins the race, only and only if the rabbit, competent, sleeps a while. But, fast and consistency always win it, even if rabbit is awaken. - Syed Ather
Man is a slow, sloppy, and brilliant thinker; computers are fast, accurate, and stupid. - John Pfeiffer
Slow down. Calm down. Don't worry. Don't hurry. Trust the process. - Alexandra Stoddard
There were differences between memories and dreams. He had only dreams of things he had wanted to do, while Lespere had memories of things done and accomplished. And this knowledge began to pull Hollis apart, with a slow, quivering precision. - Ray Bradbury
When I first started racing, my father said, "Win the race as slow as you can." - Richard Petty
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. - Abraham Lincoln
Life is so urgent it necessitates living slow. - Ann Voskamp
I watch him, enthralled as slowly, like the predator he is, he stalks me in time to the slow sultry beat of the music. He's barefoot, wearing just an untucked white shirt, jeans, and a smoldering look. Nina sings "You're mine" as Christian reaches me, his intention clear. - E.L. James
I remember sitting and meditating beside a slow flowing river in India, and I got the feeling that this river could teach me all the secrets of the mystery of life. If we learn to surrender to a stone, a flower, to a man, to a woman, or a river, it becomes a door to the Whole. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Dancing to the sounds of trees and stones and slow minutes ticking in our hearts and bones. - Jay Woodman
The apartment faces an alley and is entered by a fire-escape, a structure whose name is a touch of accidental poetic truth, for all of these huge buildings are always burning with the slow and implacable fires of human desperation. - Tennessee Williams
Slow but sure moves the might of the gods. - Euripides
And come he slow, or come he fast, It is but death who comes at last. - Sir Walter Scott
To be slow in words is a woman's only virtue. - William Shakespeare
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant. - Socrates
Want to go really fast? Slow down and focus. - Tim Fargo
It was a slow fall, through warm experiences and good laughs. It didn't even feel like love until I got to the end. Even then, it was not the hard surface of rock, but the scorching embrace of more. - Hubert Martin
No matter how slow or long it takes, it is never too late to right a wrong. - Mark W. Boyer
Keep your focus on the things you can actually control. Choosing to center on anything else will either stop you in your tracks or significantly slow you down. - Sherene McHenry
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city. - Bible
The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early. - Seneca
Rain usually makes me feel mellow. Curl up in the corner time, slow down, smell the furniture. Today it just makes me feel wet. - Jeff Melvoin
If they tell you that she died of sleeping pills you must know that she died of a wasting grief, of a slow bleeding at the soul. - Clifford Odets
Envy is the slow poison that finally slaughters peace. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. - Eddie Cantor
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. 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
The world is moving at a slow pace. Each day I get up and I feel the world must have moved ahead far but, unfortunately, it remains at the same point each day. - Swaraj Priyadarshi
She was learning something important: how to live within the sound of her own slow breathing, how to love the view when her eyes were shut. - Gwendoline Riley
I think that perhaps if I had had to slow down the ideas so that I could capture them on paper I might have stifled some of them. - J.K. Rowling
In all controversies, it is better to wait the decisions of time, which are slow and sure, than to take those of synods, which are often hasty and injudicious - Joseph Priestley
The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon!' - John F. Kennedy
Evil deeds do not prosper; the slow man catches up with the swift. - Homer
Read everyday quotes start from easy which don't want a lot of thinking, then average,then something complex. This will re-wire your brain, however if you find a book of quotes I suggest you to read all quotes slow and even if you don't get a quote or quotes read them as much time as possible. - Deyth Banger
Just like the devil is against God. I think the so called love is against success. Tryna slow people's lives. - Cyc Jouzy
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
Democracies are indeed slow to make war, but once embarked upon a martial venture are equally slow to make peace and reluctant to make a tolerable, rather than a vindictive, peace. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Slow down. Life is crossing the road. - Debasish Mridha
There is intimacy in pain. Anyone who has comforted a sufferer knows it—the helpless tenderness, the embrace and murmur and slow rocking together as two become one against the enemy, pain. - Laini Taylor
Slow down to speed up. Anonymous - Melissa G. Wilson
Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. - Molière
Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. - Plato
Be not slow to visit the sick. - Ecclesiastes
Nay, tempt me not to love again: There was a time when love was sweet; Dear Nea! had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet! But oh! this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one! Would I endure such pangs again. - Sir Thomas More
And it seemed at last that there were two musics progressing at one time before the seat of Ilúvatar, and they were utterly at variance. The one was deep and wide ad beautiful, but slow and blended with an immeasurable sorrow from which its beauty chiefly came. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. - Aristotle
The time before was slow, as much as I grow as much the time don't forgive. As most people will say if you fuck the past, the past fucks you! - Deyth Banger
He smiled then, and that smile was like the sunset, stretching from one end of her existence to the other, lighting her way not by sight, but with a slow kindle inside she knew would never leave her bereft for the sun's warmth. - Joey W. Hill
To a quick question, give a slow answer. - Italian Proverb
Oh! Do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch. - Jane Austen
A republican government is slow to move, yet once in motion it's momentum becomes irresistible. - Thomas Jefferson
I listened to Howard Stern every morning in college. I loved Howard. I still do, though I had to achingly bow out as my feminism solidified. (In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you.) - Lindy West
The possible's slow fuse is lit by the Imagination. - Emily Dickinson
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