Quotations on Quick

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I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds. I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion.
- Don Adams
(Keywords: Wife, Name, Quick, Study)

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Friendship, Work, Quick, Wishing)

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Hope, Quick, Youth)

I don't like rap that you can't understand. The youth is so quick and alert.
- Roy Ayers
(Keywords: Quick, Rap, Youth)

Everyone's been so quick to say that I'm really thick or I haven't got a brain. People will think whatever they want to think.
- David Beckham
(Keywords: People, Quick, Want, Will)

Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
- Max Beerbohm
(Keywords: Men, Genius, People, Character, Deep, Instinct, Judges, Quick, Thinking)

This is now a global war on terror and, indeed, it is important, it is imperative that we win in the battles in Afghanistan and that we win in the battles in Iraq. And as the gentleman from Georgia has mentioned, this is not something that is going to be quick and easy.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: War, Afghanistan, Gentleman, Iraq, Now, Quick, Terror)

Fashion is so close in revealing a person's inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It's really too close to the quick of the soul.
- Stella Blum
(Keywords: Soul, People, Feelings, Fashion, Hate, Quick, Vanity)

Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service.
- Julian Bond
(Keywords: Justice, Quick, Service)

It's going to be the year of the sharp elbow and the quick tongue.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Quick, Tongue)

These people being of a sharp and acute intellect, and gifted with a rich and powerful understanding, excel in whatever studies they pursue, and are more quick and cunning than the other inhabitants of a western clime.
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Keywords: People, Being, Cunning, Intellect, Quick, Understanding)

Hurry boys, hurry, we have to make a quick change or the hour will be up.
- Malcolm Campbell
(Keywords: Change, Boys, Quick, Will)

I call tennis the McDonald's of sport - you go in, they make a quick buck out of you, and you're out.
- Pat Cash
(Keywords: Quick, Tennis)

The lyrics came out of necessity. When we started writing the record, we started in a more fusion environment and that got boring really quick and that wasn't what we were about on an organic level.
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Keywords: Environment, Necessity, Quick, Writing)

The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick peek over a common lamp-post.
- Cyril Connolly
(Keywords: Quick, Writers)

But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I'll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.
- Cindy Crawford
(Keywords: Peace, Beach, Moments, Quick, Quiet, Tea)

The very quick and high sales of the book caught us off guard, but fortunately we got the second edition from the printers at the end of last week and the shops should now be stocked again.
- Hansie Cronje
(Keywords: End, Now, Quick, Sales, Shops)

If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself: 'Dijkstra would not have liked this', well that would be enough immortality for me.
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Keywords: Immortality, Now, Quick, Years)

If any player has a bad game it's there in the back of your mind in the next game. There's always a hangover. It is like a wounded animal in a way, as you want to get out there as quick as possible and rectify it.
- Rio Ferdinand
(Keywords: Mind, Quick, Want)

Each film is different. Time Code was very quick - a matter of months. Miss Julie has been on my shelf as a script for some seven or eight years. But then the shooting process was very quick - 16 days.
- Mike Figgis
(Keywords: Time, Film, Months, Quick, Years)

A million years went by quick.
- Carlton Fisk
(Keywords: Quick, Years)

It strikes me that these days, clubs don't even want players who can truly play any more; they just want athletes, quick guys who don't have a football brain, can just run and run; some of them, Jesus. I can never imagine acting like that.
- Robbie Fowler
(Keywords: Acting, Athletes, Football, Play, Quick, Want)

In the rainy season, sometimes to get to the first lesson we had to run really quick, because we had to cross the river to school and we'd have to go up and down the bank to find a place to cross because there is no bridge.
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Keywords: First, Quick, School)

It takes between three and six hours to make each snowball, depending on snow quality. Wet snow is quick to work with but also quick to thaw, which can lead to a tense journey to the cold store.
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Keywords: Work, Quality, Journey, Quick, Snow)

When quick results are imperative, the manipulation of the masses through symbols may be the only quick way of having a critical thing done.
- John Grierson
(Keywords: Manipulation, May, Quick, Results)

I was never a quick writer, but composed with great care and efforts.
- Joseph Haydn
(Keywords: Care, Quick, Writer)

If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there, and no real easy generalities.
- Jim Henson
(Keywords: People, Character, Months, Quick, Talking)

We are too quick to put labels on things. It is my profession. I get up and paint. Everyone wants to put a label on it, but I am a free spirit, so I fight against that.
- Geoffrey Holder
(Keywords: Fight, Profession, Quick, Spirit)

Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
- Horace
(Keywords: People, Quick, Thinking)

To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm.
- Harry Houdini
(Keywords: Cause, Fire, Harm, Quick, Results)

It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark.
- Calamity Jane
(Keywords: Being, Quick, Reputation)

The song Dakota was first written in Paris. I was doing a promo trip. It was snowing and the hotel room was really cold and boring and for some reason I just had a go of the guitar and the song came pretty quick.
- Kelly Jones
(Keywords: First, Guitar, Paris, Pretty, Quick, Reason, Song)

The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results.
- Aaron Klug
(Keywords: Time, Work, Investment, Pressure, Quick, Results)

I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve - or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart - or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition - or to be imprisoned by it.
- Ted Kulongoski
(Keywords: Soul, Heart, Ideology, Party, Quick, Tradition)

A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
- Bruce Lee
(Keywords: Fool, Quick, Temper, Will)

I had a quick grasp of the secret to sanity, it had become the ability to hold the maximum of impossible combinations in one's mind.
- Norman Mailer
(Keywords: Ability, Mind, Quick, Sanity)

The first race is really just something that we will all need to get through. Until people see the cars in action I don't think they will understand how quick they will be, which means they are going to be tiring to drive.
- Nigel Mansell
(Keywords: People, Action, First, Quick, Race, Will)

We didn't readjust our thinking or rebuild quick enough.
- Wellington Mara
(Keywords: Quick, Thinking)

The guys have a lot of good cars built up. We're going to do some more testing before we go back to Las Vegas and try to win at Vegas again. We need to get off to a quick start.
- Sterling Marlin
(Keywords: Quick, Testing)

We have closely monitored the ups and downs of recruiting and retention trends for many years and have been quick to sound the alarm when challenges came into view.
- John M. McHugh
(Keywords: Quick, Sound, Years)

I was able to interpret the difference between the sharp, quick sound and the slow, deep sound of percussion and manipulate it, get a third sound out of things, if the beats were rapid enough.
- Sunny Murray
(Keywords: Deep, Difference, Quick, Sound)

A prince should be slow to punish, and quick to reward.
- Ovid
(Keywords: Quick, Reward)

The Lotus is a couple of years newer than the Williams was, and as the pace of development in F1 cars is so quick, I expect it to be another completely different experience, but still one that I know I'm going to enjoy.
- Nelson Piquet
(Keywords: Experience, Development, Quick, Years)

Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable, fine for quick consumption, but they have survived 50 years and are still growing.
- Manuel Puig
(Keywords: Movies, Growing up, Quick, Years)

A quick example of that is a woman who said she'd been healed of throat cancer where the faith healer admitted he touched her on the forehead.
- James Randi
(Keywords: Faith, Cancer, Example, Quick, Woman)

The Cross is the approbation of our existence, not in words, but in an act so completely radical that it caused God to become flesh and pierced this flesh to the quick; that, to God, it was worth the death of his incarnate Son.
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Keywords: Death, Son, God, Act, Existence, Quick, Radical, Words, Worth)

I pray for miracles. I have always found prayer to bring quick results.
- Martha Reeves
(Keywords: Miracles, Prayer, Quick, Results)

The great songs just come out. If it comes quick, just leave it that way.
- Marty Robbins
(Keywords: Quick, Songs)

I started in high school to be interested in music and from there, I decided to study in college. Yeah, you're right, I did start late, but luckily, because of my schooling, I picked up a lot of ground pretty quick.
- Jon Secada
(Keywords: Music, College, Pretty, Quick, Right, School, Study)

Television is so dictated by time constraints that you have to make quick decisions and go with them.
- Ted Shackelford
(Keywords: Time, Decisions, Quick, Television)



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