“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” —Lao-Tzu
Does the tortoise outfox the hare at a snail’s pace?
“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Does the racing stud go to pasture faster than the mare?
“Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.” —Søren Kierkegaard
Can you blaze a trail quicker in a rickshaw than a rocket?
“It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” —Confucius
Is anything other than a reason to laugh, vitally urgent?
“Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.” —Henri Frederic Amiel
Is there a shortcut to human nature’s prime directive?
“There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton
How do we tell if we are here yet?
“All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.” —Livy