Definitions for: Quicker


[adv] more quickly



Synonyms: faster




Famous Quotes Containing Quicker:


I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools.

-- John Engler (American Politician)

The perfect gadget would somehow allow me to fly. Isn't that what everybody wants? It would also cook a damn good microwave pizza. So while in flight you had something to eat - an in-flight meal. Where would I go? Well, nowadays, it would probably just take me to work a lot quicker.

-- John Krasinski (American Actor)

I'm not gonna ride home in the car. I'll wait for Randy. I think I'll get home quicker.

-- Patsy Cline (American Musician)

It's a tough marketplace right now... It is very compressed... A turnaround is likely to happen quicker than before.

-- Peter Chernin ( -)

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.

-- Barbara Kingsolver (American Novelist)

Rather than go to the gym, I would prefer to do martial arts because the time goes by quicker.

-- Milla Jovovich ( Model)

I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power.

-- Kenneth Clarke (English Politician)

My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.

-- Christina Aguilera (American Musician)

I've dated men my age, younger than me and older. The only difference is the young ones are quicker at taking out the garbage.

-- Lara Flynn Boyle (American Actress)

I've owned more sofas than I've had husbands. Both sag in the end, but I generally fall out of love with the furniture quicker than the men.

-- Janet Street-Porter ( -)

Fighters today are much bigger, stronger and quicker and not only that but referees, judges and doctors back then were very strict and if your head got busted up the fight would be stopped.

-- Larry Holmes (American Athlete)

Punt returns will kill you quicker than a minnow can swim a dipper.

-- Darrell Royal (American Coach)

It is a proof of our natural bias to evil, that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good; but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of.

-- Augustus Hare (English Writer)

Working with the same people is so much quicker and frees up your energy for other things.

-- Patrice Leconte (French Director)

Companies need to understand that the quicker they report product safety problems to CPSC, the quicker we can take action together and protect consumers from injuries.

-- Hal Stratton ( -)

Being horrible in a big film is a quicker nosedive than doing an obscure film and making no money.

-- Renee Zellweger (American Actress)

The eye is a very quick instrument, much quicker than the ear. The eye gets it immediately.

-- Anish Kapoor (Indian Artist)

Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers.

-- Lord Byron (British Poet)

Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.

-- Plutarch (Greek Philosopher)

With the Internet, kids today learn things quicker than we do and they have everything there is to see, so you have to do more than just remake some old '70s film.

-- Donnie Wahlberg (American Actor)

I decided to write short stories because they got rejected quicker.

-- Caroline B. Cooney (American Writer)

The older we get, the swifter time seems to pass and the quicker memories seem to fade.

-- Brian Sibley (English Writer)

Nothing matures a military force quicker than actual military operations.

-- Duncan Hunter (American Politician)

I seldom play in a trio, but acoustic music is likely to be lighter, quicker, and quieter.

-- Bill Bruford (British Musician)

The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.

-- Jimi Hendrix (American Musician)

I would love to see Flip get back into the league. I think he can definitely still coach in this league. I think he will be in this league quicker than sooner.

-- Kevin Garnett (American Athlete)

A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar.

-- Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Irish Playwright)

The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it.

-- Jim Fowler (American Scientist)

I'm a big fan of dreams. Unfortunately, dreams are our first casualty in life - people seem to give them up, quicker than anything, for a 'reality.'

-- Kevin Costner (American Actor)

The higher the classification of secrecy, the quicker you will report it.

-- George P. Shultz (American Public Servant)

Because in order to beat Jimmy, I had to get around the ball a little bit quicker so I wasn't always on defensive and catching the ball on last stride, that I had little more time. Once I was able to get little bit quicker, then it has helped me a lot.

-- Ivan Lendl (Czechoslovakian Athlete)

Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think.

-- Yoko Ono (American Artist)

Trust me, I'm going to find out where the money has gone and how it has been spent, and see if we can't get it down there quicker to let that rebuilding start.

-- Lynn Westmoreland (American Politician)

Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.

-- Ogden Nash (American Poet)

A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.

-- John Steinbeck (American Author)


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