Quotes with fast
A fast word about oral contraception. I was involved in an extremely good example of oral contraception two weeks ago. I asked a girl to go to bed with me, she said "no."
If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
I think a human can go supersonic, I believe that's true. There are possible difficulties. I'm not sure they'll exhibit themselves until you are fast enough or in dense enough air that you start to create shock waves. And when shock waves influence your ability to stabilize yourself, that's a difficult area to predict. But I think it's possible.
To Felix Baumgartner during their meeting (2010)
Some comedians love their characters. I don't fall in love with mine. In fact, I get tired of them very fast. You have to be willing to throw it all away.
You can do one of two things; just shut up, which is something I don't find easy, or learn an awful lot very fast, which is what I tried to do.
What the chimpanzee has done is to prove there is no hard and fast line dividing us from the rest of the animal kingdom. Once you admit that we’re not the only beings with personalities, minds, capable of thought and emotions, it raises ethical issues about the ways we use and abuse so many other sentient, sapient beings — animal beings — every day.
Quoted in The New York Times article, July 9, 2013.
Too bad you can't buy a voodoo globe so that you could make the earth spin real fast and freak everybody out.
When everything happens at once, wide and fast moving problems simply route around any central authority. Therefore overall governance must arise from the most humble interdependent acts done locally in parallel, and not from a central command.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
In the network economy, producing and consuming fuse into a single verb: prosuming. Since a relationship involves two members investing in it, its value increases twice as fast as one's investment.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
It is not reasonable that he who does not shoot should hit the mark, nor that he who does not stand fast at his post should win the day, or that the helpless man should succeed or the coward prosper.
The measure of a man's estimate of your strength is the kind of weapons he feels that he must use in order to hold you fast in a prescribed place.
The Luminous Darkness : A Personal Interpretation of the Anatomy of Segregation and the Ground of Hope (1989). Explaining Jim Crow laws to his daughters.
Love is a madness; if thwarted it develops fast.
"The Memorable Assassination"
Basically, perfect development is impossible. Development can be fast, good, and cheap. Pick two.
Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer... Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?
Calvin & Hobbes