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Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannot endure it. Happiness is not the object of life: life has no object: it is an end in itself; and courage consists in the readiness to sacrifice happiness for an intenser quality of life.George Bernard Shaw
Sense: without delay; with great speed
Colloquial, Archaic, Slang
- “velocity” in Roget's Thesaurus, T. Y. Crowell Co., 1911.