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Quickest Quotes


"Necessity is our quickest excuse." - Benjamin Franklin

"Reason and right give the quickest despatch." - Owen Feltham

"Meditation is the quickest path to enlightenment." - Frederick Lenz

"Being realistic is the quickest path to mediocrity" - Will Smith

"That's the quickest way to my heart: Laughter." - Ryan Lochte

"He who makes the quickest, coolest prototypes reigns!" - Tom Peters

"Television is the quickest form of recognition in the world." - Lucille Ball

"A sharp knife cuts the quickest and hurts the least." - Katharine Hepburn

"Sex is the quickest way to ruin a friendship." - Janeane Garofalo

"The quickest way to relieve anxiety is ACTION!" - Walter Inglis Anderson

"The quickest analytical mind in South African politics." - Harry Schwarz

"In love, the quickest is always the best cure." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"I'm not the fastest guy or the quickest guy." - James Harden

"My agent is the quickest, sharpest man on earth." - Christoph Waltz

"Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still." - Robert Sternberg

"The quickest way to stop noticing something may be to buy it, just as the quickest way to stop appreciating a person may be to marry them." - Allison Pearson

"What's the quickest way to become a millionaire? Borrow fivers off everyone you meet." - Richard Branson

"One of the quickest ways to become exhausted is by suppressing your feelings." - Bill Vaughan

"The quickest way to grow the sales of your business is to grow your people." - Robin S. Sharma

"The quickest way to destroy ocean science is to take human explorers out of the water" - James Cameron

"Music connects with the soul. I think it's the quickest art form to the soul." - Chris Tomlin

"The quickest way to correct the other fellow's attitude is to correct your own." - King Vidor

"Filling my mind with pleasant thoughts is the quickest road to health." - Louise Hay

"I suppose one gets to know men quickest by the things they take for granted." - Mary Stewart

"One of the quickest ways to a cat's brain is through its stomach." - Ian Dunbar

"Becoming obsessed with what people think is the quickest way to forget about what God thinks." - Craig Groeschel

"The quickest way to forget about your pain is to help someone who hurts more..." - Matthew Barnett

"He goes his way. We travel a spiral. The quickest way is sometimes the longest." - Neil Gaiman

"Oh I get it...You're looking for the quickest way to the hospital, huh? ~Train Heartnet" - Kentaro Yabuki

"The quickest way to unlock your talent is to take the flute out of the box." - James Galway

"Withholding of payment of taxes is one of the quickest methods of overthrowing a government." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Deception is one of the quickest ways to gain little things and lose big things." - Thomas Sowell

"The quickest way to recognize a cult is its treatment of Jesus." - Pat Robertson

"They who look but little into futurity, have, perhaps, the quickest sensation of the present." - Samuel Johnson

"Shoes are the quickest way for women to achieve instant metamorphosis." - Manolo Blahnik

"The quickest path to self-destruction is to push away the people you love." - Cassia Leo

"The quickest way to be happy is to choose what you already have." - Werner Erhard

"The things that we crave the most are the things that destroy us the quickest." - Wiz Khalifa

"The ones with no imagination are always the quickest to justify themselves." - Haruki Murakami

"Loving myself and thinking joyful, happy thoughts is the quickest way to create a wonderful life." - Louise Hay

"The quickest way to learn about a new place is to know what it dreams of." - Stephen King

"I can't believe that out of 10,000 sperm, you were the quickest." - Steven Pearl

"Just having thoughts of Marianne, quickest girl in the frying pan." - Tori Amos

"Non-co-operation is the quickest method of creating public opinion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"To the strongest and quickest mind, it is far easier to learn than to invent." - Samuel Johnson

"We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Diana was one of the quickest wits I knew; nobody made me laugh like her." - Sarah Ferguson

"It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed." - Napoleon Hill

"I think placing preconditions before negotiations is the quickest way to undermine peace." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"The quickest way to kill the human spirit is to ask someone to do mediocre work." - Ayn Rand

"The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her." - Marcelene Cox

"I'm old school. I'm not the fastest guy or the quickest guy." - James Harden

"The quickest way to a man's heart is through his chest." - Roseanne Barr

"To fulfil a fantasy is the quickest way to destroy it." - Duane Michals

"But today the quickest way to save your bottom line is to cut off research." - Amar Bose

"You know the quickest way to get comedians to hate you? Do Letterman at age 24." - Mike Birbiglia

"Those who never sail stormy waters are the quickest and harshest judges of bad seamanship." - Susan Glaspell

"The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it." - George Orwell

"I don't own a jet, but I rent jets in my spare time. That's the quickest and most comfortable." - Justin Bieber

"The quickest way to become a millionaire in the airline business is to start out as a billionaire." - Richard Branson

"The quickest way to create a boy or man who lacks compassion is to judge and shame his feelings." - Michael Gurian

"It is not the biggest, the brightest or the best that will survive, but those who adapt the quickest." - Charles Darwin

"The quickest method for understanding and living your purpose, is to ask yourself if you're thinking in loving ways." - Wayne Dyer

"... to adapt one's outlook to another person's salvation is the surest and quickest way of losing him." - Simone De Beauvoir

"The quickest way to kill jobs is to have this ordinance pass. It is dumb and dangerous." - Norm Coleman

"The quickest way to take the starch out of someone who is always blaming himself is to agree with him." - Josh Billings

"The quickest and easiest way to screw up your life is to take on too much debt." - Josh Kaufman

"The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable." - Lane Olinghouse

"In LA, too many people want to go the quickest route from A to B. Method acting offers them that." - Corin Nemec

"History has shown that Big Government expands quickest in the immediate aftermath of a crisis - real or manufactured." - Bob Barr

"The quickest way to experiencing the peace inside, is to learn to recognize when I am not at peace." - Jim McDonald

"At 18 to 20, I was probably one of the quickest things around, at the peak of my powers." - Michael Owen

"There are a few activities which are immensely valuable: laughter is one of these activities. Singing, dancing, are also of the same quality, but laughter is the quickest." - Rajneesh

"The quickest way to change your attitude toward pain is to accept the fact that everything that happens to us has been designed for our spiritual growth." - M Scott Peck

"You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and the honest desire to help other people, will, in the quickest and delicatest ways, improve yourself." - John Ruskin

"Money may not be your best friend, but it's the quickest to act, and seems to be favorably recognized in more places than most friends are." - Myrtle Reed

"The quickest way to a man's heart really is through his stomach, because then you don't have to chop through that pesky rib cage." - Jeph Jacques

"And then away for home! Away to the quickest and nearest train! Away from this cursed land, where the devil and his children stil walk with earthly feet!" - Bram Stoker

"Child labor becomes a label of condemnation in spite of its ancient function as the quickest, most reliable way to human independence" - John Taylor Gatto

"The quickest way to rectify that mistake (choosing the wrong person) is by learning from that, moving on, and choosing much more wisely in the future." - Greg Behrendt

"The quickest way to release heaven on earth is to worship. Worship is the main activity of heaven and the destiny of all created things." - Jeremy Riddle

"There are three easy ways of losing money - racing is the quickest, women the most pleasant, and farming the most certain." - Lord Amherst

"Do we fear suffering or apathy most? Is it from experience or the monotony of a commonplace existence that we quickest flee?" - Anna Katharine Green

"Are you telling me you're cooking me dinner?- Regan Its the quickest way, without physical contact, to get a woman into bed. The kitchen through there?" - Nora Roberts

"He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best; and he whose heart beats the quickest lives the longest." - James Martineau

"Buying real estate is not only the best way, the quickest way, the safest way, but the only way to become wealthy." - Marshall Field

"There's one thing I don't ever think about: losing ... Instead, I think about how I'm going to win, and how I can do it the quickest way." - Joe Frazier

"A lot of unconfident kids do tricks because it's the quickest route to impressing people," he explains. "You can stand behind something amazing and people think you're amazing." - Derren Brown

"And we all vied, in saving face, to be the greatest student of human nature, the person with the quickest sense of humor." - Kurt Vonnegut

"The quickest way to a woman's crotch is through her gullet. Can I make you a cake?" Big Al to Pierce, then Rachel." - Kim Harrison

"I have learned to enjoy the ups for what they are, because those are the moments that feel like they go by the quickest." - Puff Daddy

"Why was it, Lloyd wondered, that the people who wanted to destroy everything good about their country were the quickest to wave the national flag?" - Ken Follett

"I feel like pain is the quickest way to relate to someone because everybody has been through that and everybody has had a heartbreak." - Adrian Marcel

"The 'how's' are the domain of the universe. It always knows the shortest, quickest, fastest, most harmonious way between you and your dream." - Mike Dooley

"With effervescing opinions, as with the not yet forgotten champagne, the quickest way to let them go flat is to let them get exposed to the air." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Our nature is to desperately want to believe and to take what we believe is the quickest path there even against our better judgment." - Amanda Palmer

"Those who have not distinguished themselves at school need not on that account be discouraged. the greatest minds do not necessarily ripen the quickest." - John Lubbock

"Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear." - Dale Carnegie

"The quickest way to become troubled is to be concerned with what people are gonna say about your life and your work." - Ahmad Jamal

"I used to want to be the quickest, loudest, and sharpest. I think as time has gone on, I've gotten more relaxed." - Debbie Gibson

"The quickest way to be a little bit happier and more engaged in your job is to spend some time thinking about developing closer friendships." - Tom Rath

"I must say, when I reread myself, it's the poetry I tend to look at. It's the most exciting to write, and it's over the quickest." - John Updike

"There is a quite a lot of effort involved but I find action sequences some of the quickest to write and the most fun." - Iain Banks

"Silverstone is challenging, but it has a good feel. It's one of the quickest tracks of the year, with legendary corners like the Magotts, Becketts, Chapel complex." - Romain Grosjean

"There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians." - Georges Pompidou

"I've done some version of that Minnesota accent - that Midwestern accent - in sketch comedy for years. It's the quickest way to symbolize you're a mom." - Allison Tolman

"Zen is a very quick path. Zen is the path of meditation. The word Zen means emptiness or fullness, meditation. Meditation is the quickest path to enlightenment." - Frederick Lenz

"What is it like being single? I like it! I like starting each day with a sense of possibility. And I'm optimistic, because everyday I get a little more desperate. And desperate situations yield the quickest results." - Michael Scott

"I really think of it - acting and writing and producing, whatever - as shipping. You gotta ship. Put the widget together in the easiest, quickest way possible and ship the product." - Rob Corddry

"Sometimes you have an idea that is so simple that you can't see how it can fail. But in learning, being right is not always the quickest way to success" - Donald Clark

"Getting an unsophisticated client was the golden prize. The quickest way to make money on Wall Street is to take the most sophisticated product and try to sell it to the least sophisticated client." - Greg Smith

"Sure, we want to go home. We want this war over with. The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it." - George S Patton

"We are cut, we are fallen. We are become part of that unfeeling universe that sleeps when we are at our quickest and burns red when we lie asleep." - Virginia Woolf

"In a race, the quickest runner can never overtake the slowest, since the pursuer must first reach the point whence the pursued started, so that the slower must always hold a lead." - Aristotle

"A library's function is to give the public in the quickest and cheapest way: information, inspiration, and recreation. If a better way than the book can be found, we should use it." - Melvil Dewey

"Consult the acutest poets and speakers, and they will confess that their quickest and most admired conceptions were such as darted into their minds like sudden flashes of lightning, they know not how nor whence." - Robert South

"Repartee is perfect, when it effects its purpose with a double edge. Repartee is the highest order of wit, as it bespeaks the coolest yet quickest exercise of genius at a moment when the passions are roused." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Let's take the instant by the forward top; for we are old, and on our quickest decrees, the inaudible and noiseless foot of time steals, ere can effect them." - William Shakespeare

"In my writers' room, which is mostly men, I get a lot of questions like "What would be the quickest way to pass as a seemingly normal guy between the ages of twenty-five and forty years old?"" - Mindy Kaling

"Change requires leaving our comfort zones and plunging headfirst into uncomfortable situations. It's true this causes some pain and discomfort for a moment, but it's the quickest path to generating long-term fulfillment." - Yehuda Berg

"Repartee is perfect when it effects its purpose with a double edge. It is the highest order of wit, as it indicates the coolest yet quickest exercise of genius, at a moment when the passions are roused." - Charles Caleb Colton

"The surest way to make ourselves crazy is to get involved in other people's business, and the quickest way to become sane and happy is to tend to our own affairs." - Melody Beattie

"Death, in the final analysis, is only the easiest and quickest means to go back to God. If only we could make people understand that we come from God and that we have to go back to Him!" - Mother Teresa

"There's no question that the number one contributor to climate change is livestock production. The quickest way to make an effect is to immediately start on a vegan diet." - Lisa Bloom

"The finest all-around performer we ever had in America was Judy Garland. There was no limit to her talent. She was the quickest, brightest person I ever worked with." - Gene Kelly

"The quickest way for anyone to reach the sun and the light of day is not to run west, chasing after the setting sun, but to head east, plunging into the darkness until one comes to the sunrise." - Gerald Lawson Sittser

"Some of the things are the same no matter which world you're in, kid. One of 'em is this: The quickest way out of something is usually straight through it." - Neil Gaiman

"When your watch gets out of order you have choice of two things to do: throw it in the fire or take it to the watch-tinker. The former is the quickest." - Mark Twain

"For Americans, the quickest way to understand modern Britain is to look at what LBJ's Great Society did to the black family and imagine it applied to the general population." - Mark Steyn

"I think that the biggest, quickest and hardest thing to learn for a writer is that what we think of as the unchanging verities of story are a load of bollocks. Absolute rubbish. There are no unchanging verities." - Neil Gaiman

"It's my story ["Selling Isobel"].I chose to write a screenplay about it because I think film is the quickest medium to get a story out, rather than writing a book." - Frida Farrell

"I don't think you fully understand the public, my friend; in this country, when something is out of order, then the quickest way to get it fixed is the best way." - Ken Kesey

"I couldn't beat people with my strength; I don't have a hard shot; I'm not the quickest skater in the league. My eyes and my mind have to do most of the work." - Wayne Gretzky

"A lot of women seem to think the way to ingratiate themselves is to put down other women or backstab. That's the quickest way to be eliminated from my life - try that with me, and you're out." - Gabrielle Union

"In the short run, using militias might be the quickest and easiest way to improve order on Iraq's streets and uproot the terrorists and guerrillas who routinely attack American troops and civilian targets." - Alex Berenson

"I definitely did look up to John. We all looked up to John. He was older and he was very much the leader; he was the quickest wit and the smartest." - Paul Mccartney

"I believe the quickest and most sure way to reduce poverty, raise living standards and create jobs around the world is to make economies and governments more open and free, thereby encouraging business and entrepreneurship." - Elliott Bisnow

"Any person claiming to be a baseball fan who does not also claim to have invented the quickest, simplest and most complete method of keeping score probably is a fraud." - Thomas Boswell

"I'm not the best actor I can be, so I'm just working on it. I'm not the quickest reader in the world but when I get an acting book I can read it in two days." - Evan Peters

"The quickest, simplest, and most powerful way I know to handle any emotion is to remember a time when you felt a similar emotion and realize that you've successfully handled this emotion before." - Tony Robbins

"They say that it is the practiced liar who can deceive. But so often the practiced and chronic liar deceives only himself; it is the man who all his life has been selfconvicted of veracity whose lies find quickest credence." - William Faulkner

"The existing system will be quickest and most radically overthrown by the annihilation of its exponents. Therefore, massacres of the enemies of the people must be set in motion." - Johann Most

"It is my observation that 98% of the people are spending 98% of their time focusing on the 98% of things that don't matter. Stopping meditation is one of the easiest, quickest and most powerful forms of meditation. It is virtually effortless and its power relative to the effort is remarkable." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Of all the states of emotion I've ever been in, music takes me to the strongest state of emotion the quickest, of any other sort of state of mind I've ever been in or been put in by any substance or circumstance, music brings me to an emotional state of being faster than anything I've ever known" - Ben Harper

"God's ultimate concern is not to get you or me from point A to point B along the quickest, easiest, smoothest, clearest route possible. Instead, his ultimate concern is that you and I would know him deeply as we trust him more completely." - David Platt

"The things that are the hardest are the things that are due the quickest. The more time you have the easier it is to come up with things and navigate. I think the other things that are tough are films that are very, very subtle. Where there are little tiny nuances that make a big difference." - Christopher Lennertz

"Don't shut love out of your life by saying it's impossible to find time. The quickest way to receive love is to give; the fastest way to lose love is to hold it too tightly; and the best way to keep love is to give it wings." - Brian Dyson

"[Cycling] is easily the quickest way around central London, faster than bus, Tube or taxi. You can predict precisely how long every journey will take, regardless of traffic jams, Tube strikes or leaves on the line. It provides excellent exercise. It does not pollute the atmosphere. It does not clog up the streets." - Jeremy Paxman

"Do you wish to find out a person's weak points? Note the failings he has the quickest eye for in others. They may not be the very failings he is himself conscious of; but they will be their next-door neighbors. No man keeps such a jealous lookout as a rival." - A.W. Hare

"That is my problem with life, I rush through it, like I'm being chased. Even things whose whole point is slowness, like drinking relaxing tea. When I drink relaxing tea I suck it down as if I'm in a contest for who can drink relaxing tea the quickest." - Miranda July



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