America is a country that doesn't know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there.
—Laurence J. Peter
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 in Invisible Monsters
The most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.
—W. Somerset Maugham
My hypersensitive awareness of time's speed led me to push myself to experience life at a maximum pace. If I were going to have such a short visit on earth, I had to do everything possible to experience it now.
—Elizabeth Gilbert in Love
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Sometimes fifteen minutes is all it takes for your entire life to change.
—Bella Andre in It Must Be Your Love
I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.
A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane.
The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy.
—Carl von Clausewitz
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
Time passes too quickly when you're getting ready to do something you don't want to do.
—Courtney Summers in Some Girls Are