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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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

Slow but steady wins the race.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Slow down and enjoy life.
It's not only the scenery you miss by going to fast -
you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
- Eddie Cantor

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

When you're on a set it can be very tedious and slow.
It's just not as big as when you see it on film.
- Sanaa Lathan

Everybody starts at the top, and then has the problem of staying there.
Lasting accomplishment, however, is still achieved through a long,
slow climb and self-discipline.
- Helen Hayes

When the mother of the race is free,
we shall have a better world,
by the easy right of birth and by the calm,
slow, friendly forces of evolution.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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

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

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

The march of the human mind is slow.
- Edmund Burke

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

I have to wake up and drink chamomile tea to slow down.
- Janice Dickinson

We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.
- Louis Nizer

Life is short and progress is slow.
- Gabriel Lippmann

Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction,
compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
- Richard Steele

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

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

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

The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it.
Most people are so impatient; they just assume that
the person with hearing loss is being rude,
or slow-witted.
- Marion Ross

I know I'm drinking myself to a slow death,
but then I'm in no hurry.
- Robert Benchley

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

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

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

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

It's always been too slow for me.
Playing.
The pace of things.
I'm a fast sprinter.
The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months,
I couldn't reach that point.
- Syd Barrett

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

Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge,
everything was moving in slow motion.
- Eminem

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

In pop or rock you can make a fast song or a slow one,
but in disco there is really just the one rhythm.
- Giorgio Moroder

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

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

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

Beware of him that is slow to anger;
for when it is long coming,
it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept.
Abused patience turns to fury.
- Francis Quarles

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

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

We wanted to slow down.
But one would let us.
- June Carter Cash

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

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

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

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

The rate of change is not going to slow down anytime soon.
If anything, competition in most industries will probably
speed up even more in the next few decades.
- John P. Kotter

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


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