Direction is so much more important than speed. Many are going nowhere fast.
Speed is a great asset; but it’s greater when it’s combined with quickness—and there’s a big difference.
It’s like driving your car. If you drive too fast on the highway, you will topple, so you better maintain your speed. Life is similar to that, and that’s the way you have to control
When you walk the track and you see a corner and realise you were going round it at 160 mph, you wonder who could be so stupid to take a corner at that speed. But in the car, you don’t even think about that.
The only problem with the speed of light, is it gets here too early in the morning.
Ok, so what’s the speed of dark?
Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in 20 minutes. It involves Russia.
Speed can’t always get you wickets.
Life is like a 10-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.
Charles M Schulz
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.
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
And suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was driving it by a kind of instinct, only I was in a different dimension.
There are seven winners of the Monaco Grand Prix on the starting line today, and four of them are Michael Schumacher.
If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.
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(This story appears in the 26 June, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)