Quotation Explorer - 'Slowly'

A flower never blooms in a hurry so live a life slowly but beautifully. - Debasish Mridha
Rain is Nature's way of telling us to go slowly because the roads will soon be wet. - Hermester Barrington
I learned...that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, prime it with a little solitude and idleness. - Brenda Ueland
The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. - Henry Beston
One day, Kaname's lips will lightly touch this neck of yours, and slowly, Kaname's teeth will sink in... If you hear the sound of Kaname drinking your own blood, Yuki-chan, then, for sure, you'll feel ecstasy. - Matsuri Hino
Just as he was slowly bringing order to his own internal life, he would also bring order to his language. - David Brooks
When you slowly and gently get lost in love, you become infinite. - Debasish Mridha
I had spent many years living with a plain piece of canvas just right on my face as a headboard for my bed. As the years passed by, I watched it slowly transforming into a work of art which still lives above my head. And that my friend, is truly living art. - Shawn Lukas
A path full of potholes must be traveled slowly, but there's no reason you can't finish the journey. - Faydra D. Fields
I write because I love it, not because I excel at it. But because I write, I shall slowly excel at it. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things. - Dorothy Parker
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still. - Chinese Proverb
When your in pain you slowly killing your self but when your happy you are repairing the pain that slowly killing you - Dondy Subingsubing
O snailClimb Mount FujiBut slowly, slowly! - Kobayashi Issa
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
I am slowly learning to pluck the flowers of my past from the weeds, and place them in the window where I can see them first. ~Call Me Tuesday - Leigh Byrne
Half the ingratitude and complacency in the world down to how slowly and imperceptibly most good and bad things unfold. - Alain de Botton
Poison!" Grover yelped. "Don't let those things touch you or...""Or we'll die?" I guessed."Well...after you shrivel slowly to dust, yes.""Let's avoid the swords," I decided. - Rick Riordan
After I see a painting, I go into a room, I close my eyes and I slowly escape into the beauty of the painting. I reflect on the painting, the nuances of the artwork, it's theme, mood and highlights -until the magic of the painting flashes before me. - Srinidhi.R
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience He stands waiting, with exactness grinds He all. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Life crumples me like paper,Tight, smashed, discarded. But crumpled paper soon unfolds, Opening slowly, sharing what was once hidden inside,Allowing my story to be revealed. - Robert Clifton Storey Jr
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
True progress happens slowly, unnoticeable, like a flower blooms slowly and silently. - Debasish Mridha
And the waitress is practicing politicsAs the businessmen slowly get stonedYes, they're sharing a drink they call lonelinessBut its better than drinkin' alone - Billy Joel
wonderful people are made, not born that the people I admired had achieved an unfakeable inner virtue, built slowly from specific moral and spiritual accomplishments. - David Brooks
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE Unbearably lovely music is heard as the curtain rises, and we see the woods on a summer afternoon. A fawn dances on and nibbles slowly at some leaves. He drifts lazily through the soft foliage. Soon he starts coughing and drops dead. - Woody Allen
Sometimes in life we must slowly distant ourselves from people and places we feel unconformable. Don't feel bad feel freedom. - Ron Baratono
Keep your problems to yourself, if its too much for you, kill it slowly till it disappears from your life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You might have heard that thinking positively helps you get what you wanted but slowly you will realize that it doesn't always help.. - Akash B Chandran
Growth happens slowly, slow down today enjoy life without been in hurry - Martin Suarez
Life’s biggest enemy is time. It kills us slowly as the illusion changes. - Debasish Mridha
Love, is sometimes a simpler form of slowly dying, it's like a bullet that ricochets off time's walls of desire, waiting to hit that picture perfect heart of regrets. - Anthony Liccione
We can only learn and advance with contradictions. The faithful inside should meet the doubtful. The doubtful should meet the faithful. Human slowly advances and becomes mature when he accepts his contradictions. - Shams-i Tabrizi
Time is a curious thing. When you have it before you, it's something you take for granted and it moves slowly. Then, as you get older, it accelerates. When I look back, it seems such a long distance travelled, so long ago, so dream-like. - Bernard Sumner
The prelude to Tristan and Isolde reminds me of the Italian painting of the martyr whose intestines are slowly being unwound from his body on a reel.
That man can interrogate as well as observe nature was a lesson slowly learned in his evolution. - Sir William Osler
The hardest part about walking away from someone is the part where you realize that, no matter how slowly you go, they will never run after you. - Genereux Philip
Walk slowly through the world and pay attention - Marty Rubin
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. - Benjamin Franklin
Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.
I'm just like the tree... strong-looking but slowly dying. - Chicha Bans
A good book is like a stream, with which we can flow slowly, playfully, it lets us savor the joy of weaving the magic of lovely thoughts, revealing the secrets of life with beautiful words. - Balroop Singh
All I want is to be by your side. When you are not around, I feel time passes too slowly. But when I have you with me, time seems like flying. - Auliq Ice
Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known. - A.A. Milne
Don't live by my words, don't die by them, chew them slowly digest them, and smile if they give nourishment to your soul. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I think that true horror is accomplished by slowly getting into your brain. The old way is much more scary. - Sergio Aragonés
It’s okay to be afraid. Just don’t let it get the best of you. If you do, it will slowly creep inside you until you’re completely paralyzed. Fear has that effect, unless you bravely face it head-on. When you accept fear, it actually makes you stronger. - Kevin J. Donaldson
The wild women in his lap,' my father enthused, 'laying their breasts on his head.'There was a moment of stunned silence. Then my mother spoke slowly, with an edge to her voice. 'I think you mean "wild beasts laying their heads in his lap".''Do I? - Patrick Rothfuss
I knelt in front of life, folded my hands and prayed for some more time; there couldn't be any. My heart bled and so did my tearful eyes.Time, they say, flies, but I saw it slowly passing by taking each of my tardy breaths with it as it walked out of my life... - Sanhita Baruah
We grow up in isolation. Only slowly do we teach ourselves the Cosmos. - Carl Sagan
My original intent was to write a horror story about someone who loses his mind and slowly begins to unravel. The story, as I envisioned it, would evoke horror within the context of psychological decay, entropy. - Jupiter Cutter
Her endless, futile attempts to make her feelings known fell on stony ground. Slowly she retreated into the darkness where her dreams became reality and reality faded into the deep recesses of her soul.... - Virginia Alison
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball
The issues are the same. We wanted peace on earth, love, and understanding between everyone around the world. We have learned that change comes slowly.
Some books must be sipped slowly like a strong bourbon. Most books must be devoured more than once because as you age you distill more. - Brandi L. Bates
Peace is the opposite of dreaming. It’s built slowly and surely through brutal compromises and tiny victories that you don’t even see. It’s a messy business, bringing peace into the world. - Bono
She never got a chance to fall out of love, to do it properly, slowly and thoroughly, and the result was he was like a phantom limb. Gone but still there. And like a true phantom limb, the preponderance of feelings associated with him were painful. - Sarah Dunn
When we read too fast or too slowly, we understand nothing. - Blaise Pascal
When love is new, it's brighter than the sun and 30 times as great as the force of the atomic bomb dropped and felt from your heart, but to some people it will slowly fade but to me it will always be the same. - Auliq Ice
We live by encouragement and die without it -- slowly, sadly, and angrily. - Celeste Holm
Desire lies dormant in our hearts; slowly it keeps getting stronger and ignites the will to succeed. - Balroop Singh
There are women who inspire you with the desire to conquer them and to take your pleasure of them; but this one fills you only with the desire to die slowly beneath her gaze. - Charles Baudelaire
Reduce the speed and intensity to reduce stress. A flower blooms slowly, in calmness, and in serenity. - Debasish Mridha
The activity of loving kindness is the bridge that allows you to slowly, slowly realise the wisdom and perfection of this moment. - Tony Samara
A tree is more conscious than we are; she expresses her awareness slowly and silently with beauty. Our consciousness is very limited, but we are blessed with a language to express or superficial consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
Use all this life to make yourself a great writer, thoughtful and kind, slowly, surely over the years. - T.K. Naliaka
The reason negative emotions burn out so very slowly in us is because we keep igniting them with old, unpleasant memories. - Ali B. Moe
I’m dazzled by your facility. In ten days you’ll have written six stories! I don’t understand it… I’m like one of those old aqueducts: there’s so much rubbish cogging up the banks of my thought that it flows slowly, and only spills from the end of my pen drop by drop. - Gustave Flaubert
To hear the faint sound of oars in the silence as a rowboatcomes slowly out and then goes back is truly worthall the years of sorrow that are to come. - Jack Gilbert
Long dormant feelings poured through my dried-up limbs and wound through me, slowly filling the emptiness. Like an irrigated field, I felt myself blossom and grow with new vigor. He was the sun, and the tenderness he showed me was life-giving water. - Colleen Houck
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. - Confucius
Finally, slowly, drippingly, degrade the term Choice down to its most meager means: The red car not the black one. The 9:25 showing, not the 7:15. Ritz not Wheat Thins. - Geoffrey Wood
Come slowly over the hills and valleys to touch my soul, feel my heart, and vanish in my joy. - Debasish Mridha
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
There comes a time when attachments no longer clasp you; the drift begins slowly and you can comprehend that all relationships are hollow, phoney and transient. - Balroop Singh
Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes. - James A. Froude
Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still. - Robert Sternberg
Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third. - Knute Rockne
Dear Moon, Slowly enlighten my heart with your lovely, silvery, dancing, miraculous light. - Debasish Mridha
I wither slowly in thine arms; here at the quiet limit of the world, a white hair'd shadow roaming like a dream. - Alfred Tennyson
She would only let you know her, little by little ~ never giving too much away but willing to share the small parts that make up her life, she falls slowly like that ~ love isn't a maybe thing in her eyes & her heart is the prize, she knows her worth and she will withstand the wait. - Nikki Rowe
The human carries the formation of the whole universe in him. The time, he begins to realize his own identity, slowly the nature of the universe is revealed to him. - Roshan Sharma
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. - Thich Nhat Hanh
I haven’t been very impressed lately.By people,or places,or the way someone said he loved me and then slowly changed his mind. - Charlotte Eriksson
Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still. - Chinese Proverb
The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own. - Kathryn Schulz
Real love, true love is not like the shooting star that makes you go, "ooh, aah". Real, true love is like the constancy of the sun that comes up slowly every morning - sometimes too hot; sometimes hidden behind the clouds, but always there. Therefore, often take for granted. - Lucille Anderson
I could never free myself from the thought that Nature is that which is slowly killing me. - Charles Simic
‎"For all we become aware of when we slowly wake up, you can't help but pause and wonder what is still left unseen. - L.M. Fields
You didn’t just accidentally win my favor, I dispute, slowly shaking myforehead against his. You earned it. Now, if I can just save your life twenty or thirty more times…We might actually be able to call it even. - M.A. George
When the line between right and wrong slowly dims, all that’s wrong will be divinely delicious, and ruthlessly fought for! - Menna Anwar
Death cannot be struggled against, brother. It ever arrives, defiant of every hiding place, of every frantic attempt to escape. Death is every mortal's shadow, his true shadow, and time is its servant, spinning that shadow slowly round, until what stretched before one now stretched before him. - Steven Erikson
She knew herself, how she had slowly, over years, become a cat, a wolf, a snake, anything but a girl. How she had wrung out her girlhood like death. - Catherynne M. Valente
Her eyes are sad.My thoughts are sadder.And you can't fall in love with me.She slowly walks inside, avoiding my gaze as she watches her feet with each step.They're the saddest steps I've ever seentaken.I close the door.It's the saddest door I've ever had to close. - Collleen Hoover
Be not afraid of going slowly; be only afraid of standing still. - Chinese Proverb
Life is short. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly.
I slowly climbed the porch steps while wondering, what exactly did Elias know about my life in London; what precisely was wrong with his mind...And what was the heaviest item in my bag. - Jonathan Friesen
I feel a new era coming in, standing on the shore, waiting for it to slowly greet me. - Charlotte Eriksson
All is as if the world did cease to exist. The city's monuments go unseen, its past unheard, and its culture slowly fading in the dismal sea. - Nathan Reese Maher
My love, my love, is a flame in the dark covered in glass. So glowingly beautiful to others on the outside, while slowly suffocating inside. - Anthony Liccione
We must be content to grow slowly. Most of us will still barely be at the beginning of our recovery by the time we die. But that is better than killing ourselves pretending to be healthy. - Simon Tugwell
How beautiful it is to be stress free and bloom slowly like a flower. - Debasish Mridha
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while laziness travels so slowly, that poverty soon overtakes him. - Benjamin Franklin
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. - Andy Warhol
Learn to read deeply. It will slowly open your mind’s eye, and will be able to see the secret beauty of the universe and understand its deeper essence. - Debasish Mridha
Some wounds; never reflects on the skin, but kills us slowly from inside. - Durgesh Satpathy
I let myself flop - so gently, so slowly - into my one real chair and tried to make myself understand that I was on the doorstep of the universe. - Frederik Pohl
Am I going with time slowly or is time going with me? - Debasish Mridha
I think that maybe in every company today there is always at least one person who is going crazy slowly. - Joseph Heller
I am not what you see.I am what time and effort and interaction slowly unveil. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I am slowly coming to the conclusion that it’s more important to learn to work with what you’ve got, under the circumstances you’ve been given, than wishing for different ones. - Charlotte Eriksson
Night was spreading slowly around the spinning Earth. It should have been full of pinpricks of light. It was not. There were five billion people down there. What was going to happen soon would make barbarism look like a picnic - hot, nasty, and eventually given over to the ants. - Neil Gaiman
A falcon hovers at the edge of the sky.Two gulls drift slowly up the river.Vulnerable while they ride the wind,they coast and glide with ease.Dew is heavy on the grass below,the spider's web is ready.Heaven's ways include the human:among a thousand sorrows, I stand alone. - Du Fu
Think slowly like a snail, act fast like a cheetah. - Aarifa the biggest animal lover in the world
There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
Suicide is a hasty unresolved death that slowly kills those close-by day by day. - Anthony Liccione
Change occurs slowly. Very often a legal change might take place but the cultural shift required to really accept its spirit lingers in the wings for decades. - Sara Sheridan
And here's something else I learned: you lose some people that way - fast and blinding. But some people inch away from you slowly, in barely discernible steps. - Lauren Fox
In my dreams, I heard your mellifluous voice. It slowly woke me up from a deep sleep so that I could enjoy the magnificence of life. - Debasish Mridha
No one ever said that making love had to be a gently-flowing river which slowly became a flood. Sometimes the raging torrent came first. As it did now, as tempers drove it and the desire to fight each other became as compelling as the desire to drown in each other‘s surging swell. - Michelle Reid
Hope does not die like an animal--quick and sudden. It is more like a plant, which slowly withers away. - Jamil Ahmad
Patience! It is not how quickly you run, but how slowly. - Compton Gage
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
Don't talk with half minded people who really destroy your mind slowly. - Kaushal Patel
Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace.
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. - Ernest Dimnet
You don't buy all the clothes in the market. You choose slowly and carefully, asking the prices for each before buying. The same way you choose your friends, by looking into their lives carefully, before taking any as a companion, then dropping those that are not relevant. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I lay still and watch myself slowly drift apart... - Devjeet Chawdhary
It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop. - Confucius
Then this is how you do it,’ and kissed her slowly, letting time fade away. And he couldn’t remember any other kiss that felt quite the same. - M.L Stedman
Tell a child, that he will soon be homeless; he will slowly detach from the world. Tell that same child that he is now homeless, he will abandon all foundations. Tell the child he has a home again, he may return to Earth from his travels, but he will never want to see this world again. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
To heal our world we must be silent; willing to listen to the roars of the wounded. We must teach eachother how to feel, only than can an entire nation grow in peace, as the war within will slowly diminish. - Nikki Rowe
Somewhere, somehow, maybe I can find someone who can make my heart beat again.. For everyday that I pine for your love, and for every single time you reject me, I start to die deep inside.. That throbbing pain has slowly turned into numbing emptiness.. - Laarni Venus Marie
Everyone changes so slowly, they don't even know that they have. And everyone likes to pretend that things are just the same yet they look at you like you could bring something back that's supposed to already be here. But home is a time. Not just a place. - Iain Thomas
Much of what we think of as human evolved long after the use of tools. It is probably more correct to think of much of our structure as the result of culture than it is to think of men anatomically like ourselves slowly developing culture. - Sherwood L. Washburn
There are sores which slowly erode the mind in solitude like a kind of canker.
Life is a flower in the garden of humanity. It blooms for a short time and then slowly it disappears and becomes a memory on the canvas of infinite time. - Debasish Mridha
The sky blue strengthens slowly, the dawn light rosy and pale the summer song of our romance begin to unveil...with every heart beat and the waves' breath...the time stood in harmony still. Your morning kiss my hands could feel...by your lips soft, so warm, so very gentle, nice and full of life... - Oksana Rus
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. And however undramatic the pursuit of peace, that pursuit must go on.[Address before the United Nations, September 20 1963] - John F. Kennedy
The sky sinks slowly inside the past. - Barbara Guest
Success slavery slowly so do not give up you will succeed - blasio kajuna
Oh my beloved life, wait a bit at my window, go slowly, and let me enjoy it to the fullest. - Debasish Mridha
I'm left with the pages of my life just turning,The story being filled slowly day by day,But the end is approaching and it is out of my hands, Hopefully I will reach my climax,Hopefully I will be able to draw my conclusions,Until then …All I can do is just turn the page - Morris R. Gates
Darkness is a strange thing it is both infinite and confining; it holds you tight in its grasp, but it holds you suspended in a void. Silence operates in a similar way. Slowly the two combine to become a threat.("Come Into My Parlour") - Reggie Oliver
Someday you will wake up feeling 51 percent happy and slowly, molecule by molecule, you will feel like yourself again. - Amy Poehler
Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. - Charles Mackay
Out of all the addictions in the world, Attention is slowly but surely becoming one of the most dangerous. - Saahil Prem
Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying? - John Berger
Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly - Paulo Coelho
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