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But with the slow menace of a glacier,
by Frances Perkins

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

In America, public opinion is the leader.
- Frances Perkins

The door might not be opened to a woman again for a long,
long time, and I had a kind of duty to other women
to walk in and sit down on the chair that was offered,
and so establish the right of others long hence and
far distant in geography to sit in the high seats.
- Frances Perkins

To one who believes that really good industrial conditions
are the hope for a machine civilization,
nothing is more heartening than to watch conference
methods and education replacing police methods.
- Frances Perkins

 

The quality of his being one with the people,
of having no artificial or natural barriers between him and them,
made it possible for him to be a leader without ever
being or thinking of being a dictator.
- Frances Perkins

Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees.
- Frances Perkins

Most of man's problems upon this planet,
in the long history of the race, have been met and
solved either partially or as a whole by experiment
based on common sense and carried out with courage.
- Frances Perkins

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Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

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

Slow but steady wins the race.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why should I practice running slow? I already know how to run slow.
I want to learn to run fast.
- Emil Zatopek

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

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

Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain.
- John Masefield

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

No...
a novel is a long business.
I'm a slow writer, even when I'm doing very well I write slowly.
- Octavia Butler

What comes easiest for me is dialogue.
Sometimes when my characters are speaking to me,
I have to slow them down so that I'm not simply taking dictation.
- Richard Russo

There's always some amount of gradual,
slow burning destruction over the course of partying.
- Gavin DeGraw

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

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

Experience hath shewn, 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

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

One thing at a time, all things in succession.
That which grows fast withers as rapidly;
and that which grows slow endures.
- J. G. Holland

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

My entire learning process is slow, because I have no visual memory.
- Georg Solti

Life is short and progress is slow.
- Gabriel Lippmann

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world,
a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
- A. C. Benson

If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to
change costume and come back as a new character,
would you slow down? Or speed up?
- Chuck Palahniuk

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

Our trouble is that we drink too much tea.
I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient,
which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.
- J. B. Priestley

America may be slow to rise to a challenge.
But our history has shown that once we make up our
minds to really do something,
nothing can stand in our way.
- Carrie P. Meek

I found out was, by the rhythm of my chewing,
how I chewed fast, slow or what have you,
I could tell the audience what my character was thinking and feeling.
- Rod Steiger

The public is usually slow to catch on to new things,
and it's important that musicians stick to their guns
and not look for that instant gratification.
- Greg Ginn

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

I fought tall fighters, short fighters,
strong fighters, slow fighters, sluggers and boxers.
It was either learn or get knocked off.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I recommend the art of slow reading.
- Amos Oz

Drive slow and enjoy the scenery - drive fast and join the scenery.
- Douglas Horton

Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not.
- Ieyasu Tokugawa

Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music
better or do anything better.
All dope can do for you is kill you -
and kill you the long,
slow, hard way.
- Billie Holiday

The phenomenon develops calmly, but it is invisible,
unstoppable.
One feels, one sees it born and grow steadily;
and it is not in one's power to either hasten or slow it down.
- Leon Foucault

I have another Russian idea, too, with a place and a period,
so I guess I have enough to keep me busy for quite some time,
especially considering that I'm such a slow writer.
- Martin C. Smith

Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good
television news is always substance over form.
- Jessica Savitch

The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries.
- Georg Buchner

It is thought that the changeover from hunter to farmer was a slow,
gradual process.
- Stephen Gardiner

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

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

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 think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments.
Sometimes you don't know it's happening.
- Mariel Hemingway

But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement,
and depends for its growth on a people's entry into
the main current of world-events.
- Muhammed Iqbal

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


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