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"Ideas move rapidly when their time comes." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"Cosmology is a rapidly advancing field." - Stephen Hawking

"Ideas move rapidly when their time comes." - Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

"Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals." - Horace Mann

"We are losing our environment so rapidly." - Stefanie Powers

"Once doubt begins it spreads rapidly." - John Maynard Keynes

"The world has become rapidly more competitive." - John Hickenlooper

"The region of the mysterious is rapidly shrinking." - John Desmond Bernal

"Software is getting slower more rapidly than hardware becomes faster." - Niklaus Wirth

"In France, even heresy rapidly hardens into dogma." - Storm Jameson

"Well Ibrox is filling up slowly, but rapidly" - James Sanderson

"The more rapidly the water moves, the lighter it seems." - Kathy Acker

"It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy." - Dr. Howard Murphy

"Never has the future become so rapidly the past." - Patrick Dixon

"Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly." - Quintilian

"From writing rapidly it does not result that one writes well, but from writing well it results that one writes rapidly." - Quintilian

"The best path to happiness is learning to change as rapidly as life does." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"The hours trip rapidly away, hiding their dreams in their skirts." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Standing still is the fastest way of moving backwards in a rapidly changing world." - Lauren Bacall

"In today's rapidly changing world, the people who are not taking risk are the risk takers." - Robert Kiyosaki

"The stress of an action diminishes rapidly after that action is performed." - Marshall Sylver

"We're rapidly approaching a world comprised entirely of jail and shopping." - Doug Coupland

"Love, sought as an escape from the burden of the self, turns rapidly into a captivity." - Hugh MacLennan

"CHILDHOOD: The rapidly shrinking interval between infancy and first arrest on a drug or weapons charge." - Rick Bayan

"Because knowledge changes so rapidly, knowledge flow is more important than knowledge stock." - John Hagel

"Let the gods into your life and you rapidly lose faith in the natural laws." - Megan Whalen Turner

"When teaching a rapidly changing technology, perspective is more important than content." - Richard E. Pattis

"Poor management can increase software costs more rapidly than any other factor." - Barry Boehm

"We must rapidly wean ourselves off our dependence on coal and fossil fuels" - Richard Branson

"When asked how to achieve success more rapidly, came the quick reply, 'Double your failure rate'." - Thomas J Watson

"The world's population will multiply more rapidly than the available food supply." - Thomas Malthus

"Rapidly, merrily, Life's sunny hours flit by, Gratefully, cheerily Enjoy them as they fly!" - Charlotte Bronte

"That passed the time. It would have passed in any case. Yes, but not so rapidly." - Samuel Beckett

"All loving emotions, like plants, shoot up most rapidly in the tempestuous atmosphere of life." - Jean Paul

"Troubles advance upon us rapidly; our desires travel in the opposite direction." - Alfred Mercier

"Suspicions are weeds of the mind which grow of themselves, and most rapidly when least wanted." - Lew Wallace

"The clouds were disappearing rapidly, leaving the stars to die. The night dried up." - Andre Breton

"We must rapidly begin the shift from a "thing-oriented" society to a "person-oriented" society." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Success Comes Through Rapidly Fixing our Mistakes Rather than Getting Things Right the First Time" - Tim Harford

"If you steadfastly refused to quit, you rapidly narrowed your options to only winning." - Brad Thor

"The military state is the final form to which every planned economy tends rapidly." - Isabel Paterson

"Endurance is lost rapidly if one ceases to work at its maximum." - Bruce Lee

"That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slow, endures." - J. G. Holland

"Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper." - John Steinbeck

"Every generation has their challenge. And things change rapidly, and life gets better in an instant." - Jon Stewart

"The company that consistently makes and implements decisions rapidly gains a tremendous, often decisive, competitive advantage." - Steve Blank

"Any rapidly enacted episode. . .should be seen through only one pair of eyes." - Edith Wharton

"Events happened very rapidly with Francis Morgan that late spring morning." - Jack London

"And with technology, as we know, it can go very, very rapidly." - Donald Trump

"Things change pretty rapidly. But they don't change inevitably. They change because you work for it." - Barack Obama

"To live in perpetual employment, is to travel rapidly through life. Tranquility lengthens our existence." - Anne-Therese de Marguenat de Courcelles, marquise de Lambert

"Dopeler effect: The tendency of stupid ideas to seem smarter when they come at you rapidly." - Anonymous

"In the White House, the future rapidly becomes the past; and delay is itself a decision." - Theodore C Sorensen

"The world is rapidly getting 'Ahmadinejadized,' if I'm allowed to make a joke." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"My organs are too powerful... I manufacture blood and fat too rapidly." - Robert Baldwin

"I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them." - Adnan Pachachi

"I had no idea that things would change so rapidly, so drastically." - Bern Will Brown

"Cultural anthropology is more and more rapidly getting to realize itself as a strictly historical science." - Edward Sapir

"Mobile Messaging is rapidly becoming the primary way users engage socially on mobile." - Keith Teare

"I had rapidly become aware there were problems with the Kalifa group." - Gerard Depardieu

"When you eat healthfully, your body gravitates relatively rapidly toward a better weight." - Joel Fuhrman

"Football tactics are rapidly becoming as complicated as the chemical formula for splitting the atom." - Jimmy Greaves

"We're rapidly approaching a world comprised entirely of jail and shopping." - Douglas Coupland

"I started buying on the Internet quite rapidly, as early as 1995." - Francoishenri Pinault

"The Gnostics were rapidly driven out of business by the hierarchical orthodox Christians." - Robert Shea

"I've realized you can use a fork as a spoon if you use it rapidly enough." - John Mayer

"Nearly every country in the world is now becoming industrialized as rapidly as it can." - John Boyd Orr

"Knowledge acquired too rapidly and without being personally supplemented is never very productive." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"The leverage and influence social media gives citizens are rapidly spreading into the business world." - Simon Mainwaring

"We can slide it Rapidly backwards and forwards: we call this Easing the spring. And rapidly backwards and forwards The early bees are assaulting and fumbling the flowers: They call it easing the Spring." - Henry Reed

"Because we've become so ecologically minded now, they have developed a product called Rapidly Dissolving Toilet Paper. Just how rapidly are we talking? 'Cause I don't want to have to play Beat the Clock in the thicket." - Bill Engvall

"Humour and high seriousness... Perfect bedfellows, I think. Though I usually phrase it in terms of comedy and darkness. Comedy without darkness rapidly becomes trivial. And darkness without comedy rapidly becomes unbearable." - Mark Haddon

"The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly." - Jean Piaget

"Xs were used because there was no mass literacy - a state we are rapidly approaching once more." - Michael Jackson

"Mrs. Patrick Cambell is an aged British battleship sinking rapidly and firing every available gun on her rescuers." - Alexander Woollcott

"He who befriends a man whose conduct is vicious, whose vision impure, and who is notoriously crooked, is rapidly ruined." - Chanakya

"We are rapidly moving toward a nation of the super-rich, by the super-rich and for the super-rich" - Bernie Sanders

"By arts, sails, and oars, ships are rapidly moved; arts move the light chariot, and establish love." - Ovid

"Perhaps what I do not manage to operate rapidly enough is the passage between the outside and the inside." - Helene Cixous

"One may wonder indeed whether the pretense of superior health is not itself rapidly becoming a mental aberration." - Rene Dubos

"The world today is changing rapidly, and we are helping to make it better for our children's future." - Ginny Brown-Waite

"When there is no feeling of accomplishment, children fail to develop properly and old people rapidly decline." - Joe Whitney

"Walking rapidly - or even slowly - through a gallery is equivalent to browsing through a bookstore and reading the blurbs." - Wendy Beckett

"Christianity spread rapidly during the first century because all Christians saw themselves as responsible for disseminating the gospel." - Erwin W. Lutzer

"America's remaining wild horses are under aggressive attack and rapidly disappearing from government-managed, citizen-owned wilderness spaces." - Zoe Helene

"Beginning in 1940,...questionable grades of (low) malignancy were classed as cancer. ...the proportion of 'cancer' cures...increased rapidly..." - Hardin B. Jones

"In each business, there is a process, or a delivery system or information system, that is changing rapidly under them." - Ken Moelis

"Vladimir: That passed the time. Estragon: It would have passed in any case. Vladimir: Yes, but not so rapidly." - Samuel Beckett

"Skiing: the art of catching cold and going broke while rapidly heading nowhere at great personal risk." - Anonymous

"The world today is changing rapidly, and we are helping to make it better for our children's future." - Ginny B. Waite

"No matter what Donald Trump says, it's clear that global warming is rapidly changing conditions on our planet." - Elizabeth Kolbert

"Our society is changing so rapidly that none of us can know what it is or where it is going." - Edwin Land

"The world is full of bastards, the number increasing rapidly the further one gets from Missoula, Montana." - Norman Maclean

"There can be no doubt that Saddam Hussein has biological weapons and the capability to rapidly produce more, many more." - Colin Powell

"Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future." - Walt Disney

"The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection." - Jeremy Bentham

"Influenza pandemics must be taken seriously, precisely because of their capacity to spread rapidly to every country in the world." - Margaret Chan

"People who are given whatever they want soon develop a sense of entitlement and rapidly lose their sense of proportion." - Sarah Churchwell

"Most presenters are consumed with preparing their content rapidly, which makes the material about their own narrow perspective." - Nancy Duarte

"The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place." - Havelock Ellis

"It was really a very small company when I started and it changed very rapidly during those first periods." - Jack Kilby

"Money, amazingly, is losing its power... Our economy is rapidly changing from a money economy to a satisfaction economy." - Martin Seligman

"We are moving rapidly into a world in which the spying machinery is built into every object we encounter." - Howard Rheingold

"An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage." - Jack Welch

"Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly." - T S Eliot

"Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers." - Lord Byron

"This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a serious brake on the development efforts of many countries." - Gro Harlem Brundtland

"The world today is changing rapidly, and we are helping to make it better for our children's future." - Ginny Brownwaite

"Roll, years of promise, rapidly roll round, till not a slave shall on this earth be found." - John Quincy Adams

"It would be a great reform in politics if perception could be made to spread as easily and as rapidly as foolishness." - Winston Churchill

"Because a child of one doubles its age after the passage of a single year, it can be said to be aging rapidly." - Henry Taube

"From forty to fifty a man must move upward, or the natural falling off in the vigor of life will carry him rapidly downward." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Unless man can make new and original adaptations to his environment as rapidly as his science can change the environment, our culture will perish." - Carl Rogers

"Doing more with less, is a crucial principle to learn; especially if you're going to be in business in this rapidly changing world." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Talleyrand once said to the first Napoleon that the United States is a giant without bones. Since that time our gristle has been rapidly hardening." - James A Garfield

"In our culture, the Oedipal drama succeeds in making us assume either a male or female sexual position. Certainly this is an ancient construct that's rapidly coming apart." - John Maus

"I do not think any reasonable person can doubt that in India, China and Japan, if the knowledge of birth control existed, the birthrate would fall very rapidly" - Bertrand Russell

"The ship anchored in the harbor rots faster than the ship crossing the ocean; a still pool of water stagnates more rapidly than a running stream." - Brownie Wise

"I am convinced all of humanity is born with more gifts than we know. Most are born geniuses and just get de-geniused rapidly." - R Buckminster Fuller

"California's economy is declining so rapidly that candidates are asking 'Are you better off now then you were four minutes ago?'" - Craig Kilborn

"The thing that is probably most important is having a brain, and to be able to figure things out and learn things very rapidly." - Benjamin Carson

"The more rapidly truth is spread among mankind the better it will be for them. Only let us be sure that it is the truth." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"In every historical period, the religious groups that grow most rapidly are those that set believers at odds with the surrounding culture." - Nancy Pearcey

"We live in a world changing so rapidly that what we mean frequently by common sense is doing the thing that would have been right last year." - Edwin Land

"With constant practice, one can improve his physical body and mental attitude rapidly, thereby igniting the higher motives of making one's self useful to himself and all mankind." - Dharma Mittra

"Particular bits of knowledge are nothing, because they are made up of what Dr. Robert Hutchins once called rapidly aging facts. Principles and method are everything." - James Webb Young

"The world isnt one way or another. Things can be changed very, very rapidly by someone with sufficient confidence, sufficient knowledge and sufficient authority." - Rory Stewart

"We must walk rapidly but not run. We must not be opportunists, nor allow our enthusiasms to make us lose the vision of concrete reality." - Amilcar Cabral

"The snow, which had fallen quietly at first, was now pelting against the windowpanes, driven by a wicked wind; the storm was rapidly assuming proportions of a blizzard." - Frances Parkinson Keyes

"While the crash only took place six months ago, I am convinced we have passed the worst and with continued unity of effort we shall rapidly recover." - Herbert Hoover

"On Linden, when the sun was low, All bloodless lay the untrodden snow, And dark as winter was the flow Of Iser, rolling rapidly." - Thomas Campbell

"Among men who are really free, every form of industry becomes more rapidly improved - all the arts flourish more gracefully - all the sciences extend their range." - Wilhelm Von Humboldt

"One skill you want to master in this day and age we live in, if you want to have an extraordinary life, is the ability to learn rapidly" - Tony Robbins

"Many of the technologies we've invented are necessary to keep 6.5 billion people alive. We can't go back from that, so we need to decarbonize really rapidly." - Kim Stanley

"I prefer cats to people, for the most part. Most people aren't cute, & if they are cute they rapidly outgrow it" - William S Burroughs

"The charm of your society, My Sparrow, lies in not knowing what will you say next - though one rapidly learns to fear the worst!" - Georgette Heyer

"There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures." - J. G. Holland

"On Linden, when the sun was low, All bloodless lay the untrodden snow, And dark as winter was the flow Of Iser, rolling rapidly." - Thomas Campbell

"What is important is not to be able to read rapidly, but to be able to decide what not to read." - James T. Mccay

"What's come to perfection perishes, Things learned on earth we shall practise in heaven; Works done least rapidly Art most cherishes." - Robert Browning

"On Linden, when the sun was low, All bloodless lay the untrodden snow, And dark as winter was the flow Of Isar, rolling rapidly." - Thomas Campbell

"My ideas flow so rapidly that I have not time to express them-by which means my letters sometimes convey no ideas at all to my correspondents." - Jane Austen

"All living things have an aura, a rapidly vibrating, invisible psychic energy field that protects them from toxic, non-physical energies that would otherwise be detrimental to them." - Frederick Lenz

"I'm a powerful being... a wizard," Corny said. "So don't try anything." "Yes," said the little faery, blinking black eyes rapidly. "No. Try nothing." - Holly Black

"...because knowledge rapidly deteriorates unless it is used constantly, maintaining within an organization an activity that is used only intermittently guarantees incompetence." - Peter Drucker

"The character of a woman rapidly develops after marriage, and sometimes seems to change, when in fact it is only complete." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I could not paint at all if I had to paint slowly. Every effect is so transient, it must be rapidly painted." - Joaquin Sorolla

"If you are going to be underestimated by people who speak more rapidly, the temptation is to speak slowly and strategically and outwit them." - Doris Betts

"Climate change is for real. We have just a small window of opportunity and it is closing rather rapidly. There is not a moment to lose." - Rajendra K. Pachauri

"When teams are truly learning, not only are they producing extraordinary results, but the individual members are growing more rapidly than could have occurred otherwise." - Peter Senge