Famous quotes containing the word slow:

    Marriage is a fierce battle before which the two partners ask heaven for its blessing, because loving each other is the most audacious of enterprises; the battle is not slow to start, and victory, that is to say freedom, goes to the cleverest.
    HonorĂ© De Balzac (1799–1850)

    He is as valiant as the lion, churlish as the bear, slow as the elephant.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better.
    —E.M. (Edward Morgan)