Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules.
—Douglas Adams (1952–2001) English Novelist, Scriptwriter
Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
—Edward Young (1683–1765) English Poet
Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow’s speed.
—Howard Nemerov (1920–91) American Poet, Novelist, Playwright
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
—Jim Rohn (1930–2009) American Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational Speaker
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
—Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869–1948) Indian Hindu Political leader
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 (1919–90) Canadian-born American Educator, Author
Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition, but it has its curious rewards. There is a sense of getting somewhere fast, which satisfies a native American urge.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
—Mary Kay Ash (1918–2001) American Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
—Aldous Huxley (1894–1963) English Humanist, Pacifist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Satirist