Quotes containing word "speed"

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Sell also: accelerate, amphetamine, hasten, hurry, hurrying, quicken, race, rush, speeding, swiftness, upper, velocity, zip

Definitions and meanings of word "speed"

• Noun: distance travelled per unit time

• Noun: a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; example: "the project advanced with gratifying speed"

• Noun: changing location rapidly

• Noun: the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system

• Noun: a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

• Verb: step on it; examples: "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests", "The cars raced down the street"

• Verb: move faster; example: "The car accelerated"

• Verb: travel at an excessive or illegal velocity; example: "I got a ticket for speeding"

• Verb: move very fast; example: "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

• Verb: cause to move faster; example: "He accelerated the car"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "speed"

Emile Hirsch
5 quotes about speed
American Actor
Born Wednesday 13 March 1985
Lee Iacocca
2 quotes about speed
American Businessman
Wednesday 15 October 1924 - Tuesday 2 July 2019
Sebastian Vettel
2 quotes about speed
German Celebrity
Born Friday 3 July 1987
Frank Shorter
2 quotes about speed
American Athlete
Born Friday 31 October 1947
Edward R. Murrow
2 quotes about speed
American Journalist
Saturday 25 April 1908 - Tuesday 27 April 1965
Jon Postel
2 quotes about speed
American Scientist
Friday 6 August 1943 - Friday 16 October 1998
Ralph Waldo Emerson
2 quotes about speed
American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
Charlie Sheen
2 quotes about speed
American Actor
Born Friday 3 September 1965
Mary Kay Ash
one quote about speed
American Businesswoman
Sunday 12 May 1918 - Thursday 22 November 2001
Ron Fairly
one quote about speed
American Athlete
Tuesday 12 July 1938 - Wednesday 30 October 2019
Isaac Asimov
one quote about speed
American Author, Scientist
Friday 2 January 1920 - Monday 6 April 1992
Neale Donald Walsch
2 quotes about speed
American Author
Born Friday 10 September 1943

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.

Edward R. Murrow

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Intervals and other types of speed work are essential to improve running speed.

Frank Shorter

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All I want to do is speed, speed.

Miki Gorman

Words: all, want, speed
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Speed kills colour... the gyroscope, when turning at full speed, shows up gray.

Paul Morand

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The speed of light does not merely transform the world. It becomes the world. Globalization is the speed of light.

Paul Virilio

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But as soon as we got that higher speed access to the home there?s going to be a tremendous crunch on the backbones for a much higher speed bandwidth. People really ought to be planning for that.

Jon Postel

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Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.

Howard Nemerov

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As we've gotten more successful, there's a gap between the speed of our publishing pipeline and the speed of our receiving submissions pipeline. Our pipeline of leaks has been increasing exponentially as our profile rises, and our ability to publish is increasing linearly.

Julian Assange

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I was so grateful to have made 'Into the Wild' before I made 'Speed Racer' because on 'Speed Racer' I was indoors every single day, every single scene, on a green screen. Some of the time, just to pass the time, I would think back to climbing mountains in Alaska. That really helped me.

Emile Hirsch

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I'm going to focus on speed, doing little things like my turns and my starts - just speed.

Ryan Lochte

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Just because you put higher-octane gasoline in your car doesn't mean you can break the speed limit. The speed limit's still 65.

Neil Sheehan

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If I had to name the number one asset you could have for any sport I'd say speed. In baseball, all a guy with speed has to do is make contact.

Ron Fairly

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The speed of communication, the speed of information transfer, the cheapness of communication, the ease of moving things around the world are a difference in kind as well as degree.

Paul A. Volcker

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The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.

E. B. White

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I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander.

Isaac Asimov

Words: speed, reader
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I've always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team.

Lee Iacocca

Words: found, speed, boss, team
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Driving at high speed where safe and legal is part of my life. As well as a higher top speed I wanted even better stability in my FX and that meant work on the aerodynamics.

Sebastian Vettel

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The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.

Mary Kay Ash

Words: speed, leader, gang
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The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.

Lee Iacocca

Words: speed, boss, team
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Computer: a million morons working at the speed of light.

David Ferrier

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