speed Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about speed
  1. #1
    “How did she differ? What was the spirit in her, the essential thing, by which, had you found a crumpled glove in the corner of a sofa, you would have known it, from its twisted finger, hers indisputably? She was like a bird for speed, an arrow for directness. She was willful; she was commanding”
  2. #2
    “His body is a paradox of mass and lightness, crafted to slip through air with the ease of an arrow. His mind is impressed with a single command: run. He pursues speed with superlative courage, pushing beyond defeat, beyond exhaustion, sometimes beyond the structural limits of bone and sinew. In flight, he is nature’s ultimate wedding of form and purpose.”
  3. #3
    “How can the world be seen at such speeds? Where do people need to go so badly they can’t realize what is already here, outside the car window?”
  4. #4
    “Do not tarry, do not stop, no matter what happens.”
  5. #5
    “At what speed must I live to be able to see you again?”
  6. #6
    “It is beyond belief what Bojangles does, which is why Elisa is ashamed to feel a burst of ego: She could have kept pace with him better than Shirley Temple, if only the world into which she’d been born had been wholly different.”