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Quickness is the essence of the war.
Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness.
I couldn't have been a great goalkeeper without power, agility and quickness.
Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference.
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.
All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest with soft gloves. Every value is called out: quickness, force, precision, foresight, readiness, pluck, and endurance. With these, the rowdy and 'rough' are not satisfied.
John Boyle O'Reilly
If the quickness of the mind and the fluency of the tongue are too punctilious and sharp, moderate them in your activity and rest.
As an athlete, I used my speed, agility and quickness to go out and play against the big guys.
I was captain and should have set the example. I would lift a minimum of weights. Mine was natural physical strength. I always thought quickness and agility were much more important.
Tennis takes care of everything. It requires agility and quickness to get to the ball, core strength to get power into your shorts and stamina to last for an entire match. In addition to toning your arms and shoulders, it's a total body workout for your legs and abs, and works your heart and core unlike any other sport.
We are all built differently. Some guys are more powerful. Some guys are very tall. I'm not very tall, so I rely on quickness.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
Alfred North Whitehead
The main thing about Bruce Lee is that, he was a little guy. And you know, his quickness, his aggressiveness, his explosive power, you have to be a great athlete to have all these, his body, his look, you know, all these things have to do with discipline and structure. He was able to go against the biggest guy, regardless of who he was.
Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
Digital for storage and quickness. Analog for fatness and warmth.
One of the chief characteristics of a mob is its quickness. It is sudden. It pounces.
The tag that I was too small and too slow just made me work that much harder. Besides, quickness is more important than flat-out speed. How often does a receiver run 40 yards straight down the field? Not very often. Lateral speed is what counts. How quickly can you get in and out of a cut? I can do that as well as anyone.
Comedy can be more difficult than drama. It requires more attention to timing. In the theater, you're always dependent on the audience for the energy, but in comedy the feedback you get is more important. You can judge by the quickness and the length of the laugh just where you stand with the audience.
David Alan Basche
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