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  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    Abraham Lincoln was not all brooding and melancholy and patient understanding. There was a hard core in him, and plenty of toughness. He could recognize a revolutionary situation when he saw one, and he could act fast and ruthlessly to meet it.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    Drive slow and enjoy the scenery - drive fast and join the scenery.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    In every one of those little stucco boxes there's some poor bastard who's never free except when he's fast asleep and dreaming that he's got the boss down the bottom of a well and is bunging lumps of coal at him.
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
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    ''To fly as fast as thought, to anywhere that is.'' ''He said, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived.''
  • Carl Honore
    Carl Honore
    Canadian journalist 1967-
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    'In Praise of Slowness' chronicles the global trend towards deceleration that has come to be known as the Slow Movement. Don't worry, though: it is not a Luddite rant. I love speed. Going fast can be fun, liberating and productive. The problem is that our hunger for speed, for cramming more and more into less and less time, has gone too far.
  • Carlo Collodi
    Carlo Collodi
    Italian author, humorist and journalist 1826-1890
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    A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer, empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger, until soon he was as ravenous as a bear.
    Source: Pinocchio
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
    American photographer 1938-
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    A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
  • Alan Cumming
    Alan Cumming
    Scottish-American actor, comedian, singer, and activist 1965-
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    Actually I like working kind of fast, because if you got it, why bother doing it over and over?
  • Alexander Henry
    Alexander Henry
    American painter 1860-1894
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    All the aftermath that so frequently follows in the wake of war still confront the nation, and we now, as ever before, must hold fast to the ancient landmarks and see to it that all of these plagues that threaten so mightily shall be rendered harmless.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    All the money in the world is no use to a man or his country if he spends it as fast as he makes it. All he has left is his bills and the reputation for being a fool.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
  • Bill Viola
    Bill Viola
    American video artist 1951-
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    Art is, for me, the process of trying to wake up the soul. Because we live in an industrialized, fast-paced world that prefers that the soul remain asleep.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    As much as I hate to say it, what I'm coming to realize is that all we're really able to do is put the brakes on. Imagine going real fast in a Flintstones car, and my heel is out there. I went to Washington to change the world, and all I can do is put my heel out.
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