You cannot force ideas. Successful ideas are the result of slow growth. Ideas do not reach perfection in a day, no matter how much study is put upon them.— Alexander Graham Bell
Inspiring Slow Growth quotations
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Although its growth may seem to have been slow, it is to be remembered that it is not a shrub, or plant, to shoot up in the summerand wither in the frosts. The Red Cross is a part of us--it has come to stay--and like the sturdy oak, its spreading branches shall yet encompass and shelter the relief of the nation.
Slow buds the pink dawn like a rose From out night's gray and cloudy sheath;
Softly and still it grows and grows, Petal by petal, leaf by leaf.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress. You're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
We are not born all at once, but by bits.
The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful. Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
All bodies are slow in growth but rapid in decay.
Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don't belong.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
Everything that is great in life is the product of slow growth;
the newer, and greater, and higher, and nobler the work, the slower is its growth, the surer is its lasting success. Mushrooms attain their full power in a night; oaks require decades. A fad lives its life in a few weeks; a philosophy lives through generations and centuries.
I began to have an idea of my life, not as slow shaping of achievement to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery and growth of a purpose which I did not know.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.
Spiritual growth is more than procedure, it’s a wild search for God in the midst of the tangled jungle of our souls, a search for which involves a volatile mix of messy reality, wild freedom, frustrating stuckness, increasing slowness and a healthy dose of gratitude
Recent warming coincides with rapid growth of human-made greenhouse gases.
The observed rapid warming gives urgency to discussions about how to slow greenhouse gas emissions.
I think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments.
Sometimes you don't know it's happening.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom.
I see before me the statue of a celebrated minister, who said that confidence was a plant of slow growth. But I believe, however gradual may be the growth of confidence, that of credit requires still more time to arrive at maturity.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth.
Theres only so much growing you can do in your comfort zone.
Many a genius has been slow of growth.
Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed.
We know taxes slow down economic growth, so if you add a carbon tax you have to also minus other taxes. You can't take more money out of people's pockets. I don't think you can build a consensus in this country about environmental policy if you're going to make people poor.
There is slow growth, but it is positive slow growth.
At the same time, ratios of debt-to-incomes go down. That's a beautiful deleveraging.
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
Real improvement is of slow growth only.
Knowledge is a plant of slow growth.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs. One step at a time.
Slow growth and inflation have a tendency to accompany large deficits and increasing debt as a percentage of GDP.
Murder is a plant of slow growth.
Man is the result of slow growth; that is why he occupies the position he does in animal life. What does a pup amount to that has gained its growth in a few days or weeks, beside a man who only attains it in as many years.
Some people don't like you because your strength remind them of their weakness. Don't let the hate slow you down.
The bottom line is that the death tax is a tax on the economy because it slows economic growth.
Here's the problem if you keep raising tax rates: You slow down economic growth.
But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people's entry into the main current of world-events.
Growth happens when you fail and own it, not until. Everyone who blames stays the same.
Our economy continues to struggle with slow economic growth, high unemployment and stagnant wages. "Obama care's" raising costs. That's making it harder for small businesses to hire. In short, it's a train wreck.
If confidence is a plant of slow growth, credit is one which matures much more slowly.
Men have slow reflexes. In general it takes several generations later for them to understand.
Don't go through life, grow through life.
Reincarnation is the evolution of spirit through matter.
Over thousands and millions of lifetimes, the soul evolves. It comes into the light. The growth is slow.
Our oil problems are only going to get worse.
Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.
True religion is slow in growth, and, when once planted, is difficult of dislodgement; but its intellectual counterfeit has no root in itself: it springs up suddenly, it suddenly withers.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
The 5-year mean global temperature has been flat for the last decade, which we interpret as a combination of natural variability and a slow down in the growth rate of net climate forcing.