Quotes about Slow

The following quotes about being slow, and the slow philosophy, will inspire you on your path to well-being and sustainability.

“For fast acting relief, try slowing down.”
– Lily Tomlin

“Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.”
– Mae West

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
– Lao Tzu

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

“The great benefit of slowing down is reclaiming the time and tranquility to make meaningful connections–with people, with culture, with work, with nature, with our own bodies and minds.”
– Carl Honoré, In Praise of Slowness: Challenging the Cult of Speed

“We’re a species that rushes through everything, then complains that time flies.”
– Steve Maraboli

More quotes about slow

“Being slow means that you control the rhythms of your own life. You decide how fast you have to go in any given context. If today I want to go fast, I go fast; if tomorrow I want to go slow, I go slow. What we are fighting for is the right to determine our own tempos.”
– Carlo Petrini

“We need to learn the slow ‘yes’ and the quick ‘no.’”
– Tom Friel

“Wisdom is not something we have to strive to acquire. Rather, it arises naturally as we slow down and notice what is already there.”
– Haemin Sunim

“The central tenet of the slow philosophy is taking the time to do things properly, and thereby enjoy them more.”
– Carl Honoré, In Praise of Slowness

“Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.”

– Shakespeare

“The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”
– Moliere