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American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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.
American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
Drive slow and enjoy the scenery - drive fast and join the scenery.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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.
American author 1936-
''To fly as fast as thought, to anywhere that is.'' ''He said, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived.''
Canadian journalist 1967-
'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.
Italian author, humorist and journalist 1826-1890
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
Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.
American photographer 1938-
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.
Scottish-American actor, comedian, singer, and activist 1965-
Actually I like working kind of fast, because if you got it, why bother doing it over and over?
American painter 1860-1894
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
English writer 1865-1936
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.
American writer and columnist
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.
American video artist 1951-
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.
American author 1885-1950
As fast as each opportunity presents itself, use it! No matter how tiny an opportunity it may be, use it!
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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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