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

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

Slow but steady wins the race.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable,
and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed,
even for the better.
- E. M. Forster

Slow, Deep And Hard was a great album,
even though it was probably our least selling record.
- Josh Silver

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

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

Slow down, everyone.
You're moving too fast.
- Jack Johnson

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

I made more decisions in a half-day as governor than
you can make in a whole week in the Senate...
it's too slow for me.
- Chuck Robb

I was dyslexic before anybody knew what dyslexia was.
I was called 'slow'.
It's an awful feeling to think of yourself as 'slow' -
it's horrible.
- Robert Benton

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

If it's a slow race you have to be on your guard.
You have to be patient, but I prefer that.
- Michael East

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

To be able to play as slow as Al Jackson is almost impossible.
- Charlie Watts

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

I think George Foreman must have gained about 350 lbs and is slow as ever.
- Larry Holmes

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

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

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

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

Progress is not an illusion, it happens,
but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
- George Orwell

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

Throughout the time in which I am working on a canvas
I can feel how I am beginning to love it,
with that love which is born of slow comprehension.
- Joan Miro

Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases.
The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions
about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.
- James Hansen

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

He went, ever on the move, with the slow,
shuffling step of wandering beggars who are nowhere at home.
- Stijn Streuvels

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

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

I recommend the art of slow reading.
- Amos Oz

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

I remember in the first part of the race I was sixth
and I could have gone quicker,
but I had to go slow.
It was one of the most difficult things I have ever done.
- Alain Prost

And film acting is incredibly tedious,
just by its nature.
It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
- Hugh Grant

By then, I was making the slow transition from classical
biochemistry to molecular biology and becoming increasingly
preoccupied with how genes act and how proteins are made.
- Paul Berg

In art there are only fast or slow developments.
Essentially it is a matter of evolution,
not revolution.
- Bela Bartok

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

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

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

Slow thinkers are part of the game too.
Some of these slow thinkers can hit a ball a long way.
- Alvin Dark

The reason for the slow progress of the world seems to lie in a single fact.
Every man is born under the yoke, and grows up beneath
the oppressions of his age.
- John Jay Chapman

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

Who quick be to borrow and slow be to pay,
their credit is naught, go they ever so gay.
- Thomas Tusser

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

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

Democracies are indeed slow to make war,
but once embarked upon a martial venture are equally
slow to make peace and reluctant to make a tolerable,
rather than a vindictive, peace.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

Unfortunately, we are finding the bureaucratic inefficiencies
and red tape have a tendency to slow the efforts of
individuals and communities working to rebuild.
- Bobby Jindal


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