Quotations on Now

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I'm cleaning toilets for $30 a day, because I needed that $30, and people are pointing at me, saying, Look at the big movie star. Look where he is now. I just said, I'm where God put me.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: God, People, Day, Now, Saying)

It took me about 12 years to reach my million-word mark. The challenge now is to continue to challenge myself.
- Lynn Abbey
(Keywords: Challenge, Now, Years)

A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's collecting lease money because all of a sudden "worthless" land now has an airport on it.
- Neil Abercrombie
(Keywords: Money, Land, Now, State)

Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Actor, English, Language, Man, Now, Talk, Trying)

I think we have some serious problems now, but, if you look back over the last thirty or forty years that my book deals with, I think we are in better shape now than we would have been if all of those cases had not come down.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Deals, Now, Problems, Years)

Such decisions will be far reaching and difficult. But you never lacked courage in the past. Your courage is now needed for the future.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Courage, Decisions, Future, Now, Past, Will)

The freedom now desired by many is not freedom to do and dare but freedom from care and worry.
- James Truslow Adams
(Keywords: Care, Freedom, Now, Worry)

While all other sciences have advanced, that of government is at a standstill - little better understood, little better practiced now than three or four thousand years ago.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Government, Now, Years)

When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
- John Adams
(Keywords: People, Hope, Freedom, Now, Talk, Thinking, Will, Writing, Years)

I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women.
- Richard Adams
(Keywords: Women, Majority, Now, Will, Years)

Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.
- Will Adams
(Keywords: Art, Being, Geometry, Grace, Mathematics, Now, Reason, Understanding)

Because thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems, even what is not assigned is processed like a problem.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Thought, Now, Problems)

I remember back when I was a kid there was a comic strip called Plastic Man. His body was elastic and he could make his extremities as long as he wanted. As a youngster I didn't fully appreciate. But I'm now thinking Plastic Man was probably pretty popular with the ladies.
- Ben Affleck
(Keywords: Body, Ladies, Man, Now, Popular, Pretty, Thinking)

I think one of the greatest joys I have now in my career and in my profession is to be playing at an age where I can appreciate it more than I used to... It's a whole different lens you look through the older you get.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: Age, Career, Now, Profession)

Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.
- James Agate
(Keywords: Nothing, Now, Pity)

We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.
- James Agee
(Keywords: Time, Now, Summer, Talking)

Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again.
- Gianni Agnelli
(Keywords: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)

Right now I'm pretty single... My career is my boyfriend.
- Christina Aguilera
(Keywords: Boyfriend, Career, Now, Pretty, Right)

I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol. It's at the point now where it's old.
- Clay Aiken
(Keywords: American, Now, Old)

All lovely things will have an ending, All lovely things will fade and die; And youth, that's now so bravely spending, Will beg a penny by and by.
- Conrad Aiken
(Keywords: Ending, Now, Will, Youth)

This was Shakespeare's form; who walked in every path of human life, felt every passion; and to all mankind doth now, will ever, that experience yield which his own genius only could acquire.
- Mark Akenside
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Genius, Mankind, Now, Passion, Shakespeare, Will, Yield)

We have been filled with grief as we have witnessed the decline of the North American Church that was once filled with missionary zeal and yet now seems determined to bury itself in a deadly embrace with the spirit of the age.
- Peter Akinola
(Keywords: Age, Church, American, Grief, Now, Spirit, Zeal)

The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: Battle, Fact, Now, Will)

It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Art, Science, Soul, Appreciation, Behavior, Energy, Fashion, Now, Today)

I've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that?
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Actor, Being, Leading, Now, Theater)

You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school.
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Business, Selling, Now, School, Want)

Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Keywords: Age, Books, Day, Now, Praise)

When I go back to France now I spend all the my time with press and sponsors. I do not have a lot of time to spend at home with my family.
- Jean Alesi
(Keywords: Family, Home, Time, France, Now, Press)

But however long you may have continued in rebellion, and how ever black and long the catalog of your sins, yet if you will now turn to God by a sincere repentance, and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, you shall not be cast out.
- Archibald Alexander
(Keywords: God, Christ, May, Now, Rebellion, Repentance, Will)

None can less afford to delay than the aged sinner. Now is the time. Now or never. You have, as it were, one foot already in the grave. Your opportunities will soon be over. Strive, then, I entreat you, to enter in at the strait gate.
- Archibald Alexander
(Keywords: Time, Delay, Grave, Now, Will)

Hollywood looks to these young people now to say something to the world. I have nothing against that, I think a lot of people have things to say. But I think you need life experience.
- Sasha Alexander
(Keywords: Experience, Life, People, Hollywood, Nothing, Now, World)

I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
- Muhammad Ali
(Keywords: Life, Thought, People, Losing, Now, Obligation, Right)

I hated every minute of training, but I said, "Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."
- Muhammad Ali
(Keywords: Life, Now, Rest, Training)

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
- Dante Alighieri
(Keywords: Direction, Fame, Name, Now, Wind)

Right now, more people enjoy movies, music, television and movies than they do video games.
- J Allard
(Keywords: Movies, Music, People, Games, Now, Right, Television)

You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now.
- Marcus Allen
(Keywords: History, People, Name, Now, Play, Sense, Want, Years)

This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Wisdom, Mother, Blood, Country, Land, Now, Tears)

And more importantly, I wouldn't be the person I am today, I wouldn't be where I am now and I may not even have been here if it wasn't for the accident.
- Rick Allen
(Keywords: Accident, May, Now, Today)

But it's funny that now I'm in such a happy situation, I look more objectively at my own past and see what others have seen for a long time and I'm just so glad I've been able to get to this point.
- Rick Allen
(Keywords: Funny, Time, Now, Past)

Before my accident I was a little too... selfish and self-absorbed and for me, to now be at the place where I can kinda give back and inspire people. I'm blessed. I'm really blessed.
- Rick Allen
(Keywords: People, Accident, Now, Self)

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison.
- Tim Allen
(Keywords: Men, Women, Work, Children, Choice, Choices, Job, Now, Prison)

Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea.
- Woody Allen
(Keywords: Money, Idea, Now, Right)

Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: Change, Formula, Now, Pretty, Reason)

I have always been very calm on the outside. I'm not too stressed now just because I'm in formula one. For me, tomorrow will be another day whether I finish first or last. I have to do the maximum and I cannot ask any more from myself.
- Fernando Alonso
(Keywords: Day, First, Formula, Now, Tomorrow, Will)

U.S. soldiers, with whom I now have more than a passing acquaintance, joke that they track my movements in order to know where they will be deployed next.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Acquaintance, Now, Order, Soldiers, Will)

I saw 'Food, Inc.' last night - it was like a horror movie. I'm definitely thinking about my food supply now and how I want to grow my own.
- Lauren Ambrose
(Keywords: Food, Horror, Night, Now, Thinking, Want)

Right now I just want to chill for a while. Take a hiatus from all the craziness. To clean my house, see my family. Just see some movies and pick some strawberries.
- Lauren Ambrose
(Keywords: Movies, Family, Now, Right, Want)

The goodness of a thing created is the perfection of its fitness for the use which it serves. Now that use is either particular or universal.
- William Ames
(Keywords: Fitness, Goodness, Now, Perfection)

Until now, I've not done a project where the produce, rapper and singer has never worked together like this before, and I had a chance to try a variety of styles.
- Namie Amuro
(Keywords: Chance, Now, Project, Variety)

Now, on nights that I can't sleep, I play video games alone until the morning.
- Namie Amuro
(Keywords: Games, Now, Play, Sleep)



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