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Saturday, 23 October 2010


Proverbs and sentences
Fast/Slow in peoples' wisdom

"He who goes slowly goes safely and goes far." Italian proverb

"Who goes slowly, goes wisely, and who goes wisely, goes far." Italian proverb

"To a quick question, give a slow answer. " Italian proverb

"Slow but sure wins the race."  Traditional proverb

"The fast talker makes mistakes." Japanese proverb

"Act quickly, think slowly."  Greek proverb

"Slowly but surely." Swedish proverb

"Slower than a turtle." Arabic proverb

"Quick to borrow is always slow to pay." Traditional proverb 

"Fast Ripe, Fast Rotten." Japanese proverb

"He runs as fast as if he had eggs in his shoes." Dutch proverb

"If you run too fast you bypass a safe place you would have hidden yourself ." African proverb

"Nothing dries faster than tears."  Italian proverb

"He that runs fast will not run long." French proverb

"Bad news travels fast."  American proverb

"Make good use of your time, it flies fast."  Latin proverb


Aphorisms and quotations
Thematic: Life

"Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, he knows he must run faster than the lion or  he will be killed. Every morning in Africa a lion wakes up, knows that it must outrun the gazelle, or he will die of hunger.
When the sun stands, no matter if you are a lion or a gazelle: you better start running." 

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