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Edwin W. Edwards Quotes and Sayings
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He's so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
- Edwin W. Edwards

People say I've had brushes with the law.
That's not true.
I've had brushes with overzealous prosecutors.
- Edwin W. Edwards

I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.
- Edwin W. Edwards

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
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To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

I'm a slow walker, but I never walk backward.
- Abraham Lincoln

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Slow but steady wins the race.
- Anonymous

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

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
- Benjamin Franklin

Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
- Moliere

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

The world is changing very fast.
Big will not beat small anymore.
It will be the fast beating the slow.
- Rupert Murdoch

It's hardware that makes a machine fast.
It's software that makes a fast machine slow.
- Craig Bruce

People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue.
- Michael Pollan

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

Experience hath shown, that even
under the best forms of government,
those entrusted with power have,
in time, and by slow operations,
perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

Everything that slows us down and forces patience,
everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature,
is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
- May Sarton

To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years.
To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
- Winston Churchill

Then suddenly something just kicked me.
I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different
atmosphere than you normally are.
My immediate reaction was to back off,
slow down.
- Ayrton Senna

Because running fast is more fun than running slow.
- Frank Shorter

His act may start out slow, but it tapers off.
- Lawrence Welk

You don't burn out from going too fast.
You burn out from going too slow and getting bored.
- Cliff Burton

He who is most slow in making a promise is the most
faithful in performance of it.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

But with the slow menace of a glacier,
depression came on.
No one had any measure of its progress;
no one had any plan for stopping it.
Everyone tried to get out of its way.
- Frances Perkins

If things are going slow, I'm itchy.
- Levon Helm

Every rustic who delivers in the village alehouse his slow,
infrequent sentences, may help to kill or keep alive
the fatal superstitions which clog his race.
- William Kingdon Clifford

Judge men less by the labels they wear than by their
persistent labour for sure if slow progress.
- John Burns

It takes me time to realize things; I'm a speedy person but a slow thinker.
- Julie Christie

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
- William Pitt

But I'm so slow on it because I find it terribly hard
writing blind on computers.
The computer speaks to me, but it's just so slow,
I'm so terribly slow using it.
- Jack Vance

Death by starvation is slow.
- Mary Austin

You can't slow the game here.
It's grass, it's always going to be fast.
- Goran Ivanisevic

A good, quick, small team can beat a big,
slow team any time.
- Paul Bryant

No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still
long enough for the photographer It has chosen.
- Minor White

We need to be careful when we talk about cutting health care costs.
They are not going to be reduced - what we really want
to do is do is slow the rate of increase.
- David Obey

This flattery has been rather slow in coming.
I think all of sudden late in life now I'm getting
some credit for what I've done.
Which is gratifying, but it's kind of a little late.
- Jack Vance

Baseball people, and that includes myself,
are slow to change and accept new ideas.
I remember that it took years to persuade them to put numbers on uniforms.
- Branch Rickey

Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow,
assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
- Eugenio Montale

The horse I bet on was so slow, the jockey kept a diary of the trip.
- Henny Youngman

A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
- Ovid

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

I was always told that I was too small,
too skinny, too slow, not tough enough,
and I never ever believed what people told me.
- Joe Theismann

I was indeed very slow as a youngster.
- Roger Penrose

Saving was slow and painful.
- William Christopher Handy

Every one of the songs was based around picking an acoustic guitar.
That was part of the concept from the beginning,
that the tempos were going to go from slow to almost mid-tempo.
- Jules Shear

Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts:
but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper
never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred.
- M. Kathleen Casey

In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school,
but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and
eggs are not health foods either.
- Neal Barnard

There are no shortcuts to victory.
We must commit ourselves to the slow,
painstaking work of foreign policy day by day and year by year.
- Richard Lugar

I was not able to stop or slow down the Vietnam War.
- Mike Mansfield

The team has come along slow but fast.
- Casey Stengel

And I'm a slow writer: five, six hundred words is a good day.
That's the reason it took me 20 years to write those
million and a half words of the Civil War.
- Shelby Foote

If we can make some kind of adjustments,
maybe in the game, to make it interesting and slow down the surfaces,
then it will be more fun and more interesting.
- Jana Novotna

Well, maybe so, although I don't think I am particularly gifted in languages.
In fact, oddly enough, it may have something to do
with my being slow at languages.
- Robert Fitzgerald

Things slow down, the ball seems a lot bigger and you
feel like you have more time.
Everything computes - you have options,
but you always take the right one.
- John McEnroe

I am surprised that I cannot recall whether my desire
to become a minister transformed itself into a wish
to lead the more militant life of missionary,
by a slow process or suddenly.
- Pierre Loti

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the
most faithful in the performance of it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Probably the simplest hypothesis...
is that there may be a slow process of annihilation of matter.
- Arthur Eddington

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush.
It will be a slow extinction from apathy,
indifference, and undernourishment.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Perfection is attained by slow degrees;
it requires the hand of time.
- Voltaire

When I was young, I was too slow.
I thought I must learn to run fast by practicing to run fast,
so I ran 100 meters fast 20 times.
Then I came back, slow, slow, slow.
- Emil Zatopek

I'm going to Yoshi's.
I'm taking a few gigs.
I'm playing.
I'm not going to play all the time.
I'm going to take it easy and take it slow and warm up so I can come back.
- Freddie Hubbard

It is important from time to time to slow down,
to go away by yourself, and simply be.
- Eileen Caddy


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