37 Quotes About Slowing Down in Life


Slowing down in life is a good way to make more sustainable decisions and positively impact performance. These quotes about slowing down in life will encourage you to reach your max potential.

“Always remember to slow down in life; live, breathe, and learn; take a look around you whenever you have time and never forget everything and every person that has the least place within your heart.”

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.”

“But by taking the time away, getting myself off the treadmill, and just slowing down and learning, I felt I had so much more to give back. And maybe that was something that needed to happen for all of us.”

“Death is nature’s way of telling you to slow down.”

“Drive slow and enjoy the scenery – drive fast and join the scenery.”

“For fast acting relief, try slowing down.”

“Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.”

“If you complain about the world moving too fast, slow down.”

“If you must be in a hurry, then let it be according to the old adage, and hasten slowly.”

“If you want more time, freedom, and energy, start saying no.”

“It is important from time to time to slow down, to go away by yourself, and simply be.”

“It’s easier to take back a no than take back a yes.”

“Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not.”

“Let’s stop telling each other how busy we are.”

“No one is too busy to tell you how busy they are.”

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”

“Slow but steady wins the race.”

“Slow down and enjoy the journey right now. Take time for the people in your life. They won’t always be there.”

“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.”

“Slow down and make building relationships as important as building projects.”

“Slow down you’re doing fine You can’t be everything you want to be before your time.”

“Slow down, simplify and be kind.”

“Slow down, totally. You have to slow down and pay attention to everything.”

“Slow down, you move too fast.”

“Slowing down is sometimes the best way to speed up.”

“Stop rushing. Slow down and enjoy the beauty of life.”

“Take a deep breath. Get present in the moment and ask yourself what is important this very second.”

“Taking time to do nothing often brings everything into perspective.”

“Talk low, talk slow and don’t say too much.”

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”

“Time will not slow down when something unpleasant lies ahead.”

“Trade your busy life for a full one.”

“When we try to juggle everything, we can’t enjoy anything.”

“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.”

“You can go slow. Allow your dreams and goals to change, but live an intentional life.”

“You can’t slow down intense people. They have to burn at their own rate.”

“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.”

Impatience can give you a false sense of needing to speed up when instead you should be taking a step back and slowing down.

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