Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you actually hear them speak.
Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedesbeforeus.It eludedusthen, but that's no matterto-morrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms further? And one fine morning? So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
We're going faster and lower than anything out there. And we can bomb the knot off a tree.
The average condition of the people improving or deteriorating, depends upon whether population is advancing faster than improvement, or improvement than population.john stuart mill
[Footnote:] An Ant on a hot stove-lid runs faster than an Ant on a cold one. Who wouldn't?will cuppy
People under pressure don’t work better; they just work faster.tom demarco
...new nuclear plants are simply unfinanceable in the private capital market, and the technology will continue to die of an incurable attack of market forces—all the faster in competitive markets. This is true not just in the U.S., where the last order was in 1978 and all orders since 1973 were cancelled, but globally.amory lovins
In 1936 the notion of a computable function was clarified by Turing, and he showed the existence of universal computers that, with an appropriate program, could compute anything computed by any other computer. [...] In some subconscious sense even the sales departments of computer manufacturers are aware of this, and they do not advertise magic instructions that cannot be simulated on competitors machines, but only that their machines are faster, cheaper, have more memory, or are easier to program.john mccarthy
“He turned his head, reacted in a microsecond, and hit the deck just before a hundred-mile-an-hour fastball zipped past his ear and clanged into the wire backstop. Had the pitch been another inch lower or a few miles an hour faster, he would have been beaned and, at that speed, possibly killed.”lis wiehl
Software gets slower faster than hardware gets faster.niklaus wirth
What I desire of a poem is a clear understanding of motive, and a just evaluation of feeling A poem in the first place should offer us a new perception..bringing into being a new experience Verse is more valuable than prose for its rhythms are faster and more highly organised and lead to greater compexity.yvor winters
There was a daily exchange of courtesies between our machine guns and the Germans' at stand-to; by removing cartridges from the ammunition-belt one could rap out the rhythm of the familiar prostitutes' call: "MEET me DOWN in PICC-a-DILL-y", to which the Germans would reply, though in slower tempo, because our guns were faster than theirs: "YES, with-OUT my DRAWERS ON!"robert graves
A silly society is a youth-obsessed society: To the Chinese, who appreciate the value of experience, the greater the ratio in a team of grey ‘hairs and no-hairs’ to ‘black hairs’ the faster and better a task will be completed. The opposite assumption obtains in the youth-obsessed U.S.ilana mercer
A much faster speed of light in the infant universe solved the horizon problem and therefore explained the overall smoothness of the temperatures of the CMB radiation, because light now traveled extremely quickly between all parts of the expanding but not inflating universe.john moffat
With the market so much more in control of the global economy now than fifty years ago, then if economists are right, the world should be a manifestly better place: it should be growing faster, with more stability, and income should go to those who deserve it.
A man is saved no faster than he gets knowledge, for if he does not get knowledge, he will be brought into captivity by some evil power in the other world.
The barge she sat in, like a burnish'd throne, Burn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple the sails, and so perfumed that The winds were love-sick with them: the oars were silver, Which to the tune of flutes kept stroke, and made The water which they beat to follow faster, As amorous of their strokes.william shakespeare
For though the camomile, the more it is trodden on the faster it grows.william shakespeare
The cleaner and nicer the program, the faster it's going to run. And if it doesn't, it'll be easy to make it fast.
In volunteer politics, a builder can build faster than a destroyer can destroy.
The fashion world is much more ephemeral than the film industry and moves at a faster pace, and it's got even more frenetic since the Nineties; more paparazzi hanging about and it seems to me there are even more fashion magazines.
And I wondered if hurdlers ever thought, you know, 'This would go faster if we just got rid of the hurdles.'john green