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ELSCO55
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These are great. Thanks to all for sharing.emoticon


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PCPKMANN
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Great Quote! I spent way too many years standing still. it's my time to move.emoticon


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KATESACUTUP
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That is wonderful!

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MOXIE22
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"Going slow does not prevent arriving."
Nigerian Proverb

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"If you want to reach the goal, never run ... go slowly"

Mencius, Chinese mystic (disciple of Confuscius)


Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.

- Igor Stravinsky

Find a way.

--Diana Nyad

(Said after swimming from Cuba to Key West without fins or shark cages)

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"We live longer than our forefathers; but we suffer more from a thousand artificial anxieties and cares. They fatigued only the muscles, we exhaust the finer strength of the nerves".

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton


"Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you".

John De Paola

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I take it one day at a time and one meal at a time.
A minute on the lips a lifetime on the hips!

With God all things are possible.


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KATESACUTUP
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5/22/10 1:58 A

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You know, it's not like we have a choice ... not if we don't want to continue to repeat failures of the past. Going slowly IS the only way to succeed at just about anything. Doing something well requires doing in ... well, WELL. And that requires simply changing things a little at a time. This goes for social movements, the creation of art, raising children. You may to just let things unfold -- but under your guidance and in the right direction.

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HONEYBEEZ
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Easy Does It.

Program saying from a 12-step group.

Fall down seven times, get up eight. - Japanese proverb


Always we begin, again. - St. Benedict



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NWCOUNTRYDANCER
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Always remember to slow down in life; live, breathe, and learn; take a look around you whenever you have time and never forget everything and every person that has the least place within your heart.

Author Unknown

Every day may not be good, but there is good in every day.~Author Unknown


Do or do not, there is no try!.- Yoda (Star Wars)

"This is not a diet, this is my life!"

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We must become the change we want to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

We must become the change we want to see.
Mahatma Gandhi


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Take time to stop and smell the roses. ~Unknown

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"Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why." by Eddie Cantor



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KATESACUTUP
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Two angles on the same subject:
"Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb."
— Winston Churchill

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BUT you do have to consider progress in your slow journey:
"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."
— James Bryan Conan

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We all know how important motivation and going slow are. So let's find and share quotes that motivate us to go slow!

Here's one from a SP article slide show to get us started:

"Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still." - Chinese proverb

But you have to try. Because what would you be if you didn't even try? -- Lyle Lovett

Organization will set you free. -- Alton Brown


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