Quotations on Time

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Romeo Must Die came at the right time. It was the right vehicle for me.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: Time, Right)

I have the time needed to support the album and tour.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: Time, Support)

Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: Time, Acting, Coach)

Our time is so specialised that we have people who know more and more or less and less.
- Alvar Aalto
(Keywords: Time, People)

I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded. People really need to spend time in the Bible getting to know the God they claim to love.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Love, Time, God, People, Bible, Study, Years)

I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn't throw it past me, none of them.
- Hank Aaron
(Keywords: Time, Career, Past)

It's been a long time since I've written old-fashioned sword and sorcery; I'm hoping it's like riding a bicycle.
- Lynn Abbey
(Keywords: Time, Old)

No one uses a ribbon typewriter any more, but your final draft is not the time to try to wring a few more sheets out of your inkjet cartridge.
- Lynn Abbey
(Keywords: Time, Draft)

I think my prose reads as if English were my second language. By the time I get to the end of a paragraph, I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath.
- Lynn Abbey
(Keywords: Time, End, English, Language, Prose)

Sitting at home the way I do, I'd just love the hear from people. It'd be a great help in passing the time.
- Bud Abbott
(Keywords: Home, Love, Time, People, Help)

Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.
- Grace Abbott
(Keywords: Time, Children, Disease, End, Labor, Poverty, Treatment, Will)

I escaped one time. In 1971 I was in the free world for six weeks.
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Keywords: Time, World)

When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose.
- Abdallah II
(Keywords: Time, People, Opportunity, Hope, Nations, Talk, Want)

I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Time, People, Basketball, Being, Court)

I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Time, Winning, Difference, Losing, May, Right)

Every time I listen back to solos of mine I'll hear something I like and then another phrase that I can't stand. You have to live with what you play. And the recording medium puts that on us. When I play live gigs I don't think so much like that.
- John Abercrombie
(Keywords: Time, Play)

Classical musicians do this all the time. They want perfection. So they piece things together. Eight bars of this and six bars of that. Glenn Gould said that with a recording he wanted to make perfect versions of pieces.
- John Abercrombie
(Keywords: Time, Musicians, Perfection, Want)

The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Time, Work, Successful, May, Spirit)

It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Time, Living, Now)

You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.
- Ralph Abernathy
(Keywords: Men, Time, Christ, May, Will, Words)

Capturing any member of any terrorist cell or any insurgent cell that we may happen to come across is always very, very valuable, and the thing that interests me is that in most instances after a time people talk and they tell us what they know.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Time, People, May, Talk)

When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.
- Creighton Abrams
(Keywords: Time, Eating)

Time wounds all heels.
- Jane Sherwood Ace
(Keywords: Time, Wounds)

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
- Dean Acheson
(Keywords: Time, Day, Future)

Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.
- Dean Acheson
(Keywords: Time, Day, Future)

Well, I think writing is basically about time and rhythm. Like with jazz. You have your basic melody and then you just riff off of it. And the riffs are about timing.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: Time, Jazz, Writing)

I get nervous around girls for the first time. Once I'm in, I can take the reins and go. It's just the initial approach I'm really bad at.
- Jensen Ackles
(Keywords: Time, First, Girls)

The biographies and autobiographies are on the whole more impressive than the fiction of the last two decades, but the freakish best sellers among them are least likely to withstand the test of time.
- Harold Acton
(Keywords: Time, Fiction)

By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead.
- John Acton
(Keywords: Time, Success, Action, Nations, Past, World)

Most of the time it's the parents who recognise me. They try to tell their kids, 'Look, it's Giselle,' and I say, 'No, no, no, don't ruin this for them,' because I'm usually standing there with my hair sideways and no make-up on. And the kid is saying, 'That is not Giselle. No way. That is some worn-out girl who really needs a bath.'
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Time, Hair, Kids, Needs, Parents, Ruin, Saying)

When I died my hair red the first time, I felt as if it was what nature intended. I have been accused of being a bit of a spitfire, so in that way, I absolutely live up to the stereotype. The red hair suits my personality. I was a terrible blonde!
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Nature, Time, Being, First, Hair, Personality)

In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Wisdom, Exploration)

I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening. That was it. I'd seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it.
- Bryan Adams
(Keywords: Time, Police, Trouble)

I was married awfully young and I felt trapped. My wife had been divorced and all the time we were married we were out of the Church. It wasn't until we were divorced that we became good Catholics again.
- Don Adams
(Keywords: Time, Wife, Church)

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: Time, Illusion)

Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
- Franklin P. Adams
(Keywords: Health, Time, Now)

The trouble with this country is that there are too many politicians who believe, with a conviction based on experience, that you can fool all of the people all of the time.
- Franklin P. Adams
(Keywords: Time, Experience, People, Conviction, Country, Fool, Politicians, Trouble)

We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves.
- George Matthew Adams
(Keywords: Time, Waste)

At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Leadership, Time, Agreement, Army, Objectives)

The last months, weeks and days have seen accelerating discussions, involving the DUP for the first time, about a comprehensive agreement which would see all outstanding matters dealt with and the Good Friday Agreement implemented in full.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Time, Agreement, First, Months)

We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
- Samuel Hopkins Adams
(Keywords: Time, Sympathy, Living)

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?
- Scott Adams
(Keywords: Time, People, Questions)

So that between the Cape of St. Maria and Japan we were four months and twenty-two days; at which time there were no more than six besides myself that could stand upon his feet.
- Will Adams
(Keywords: Time, Feet, Months)

At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.
- Will Adams
(Keywords: Time, People, Being, Boats, Harm, Understanding)

I hate liberality - nine times out of ten it is cowardice, and the tenth time lack of principle.
- Henry Addington
(Keywords: Time, Cowardice, Hate, Liberality)

A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
- George Ade
(Keywords: Time, Friend, May)

It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.
- George Ade
(Keywords: Time, Dawn, Laughter, Mirth)

I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: Marriage, Time, Church, England, Girls, School, University, Woman)

One is never ready for success. It consecrates and looses you at the same time.
- Isabelle Adjani
(Keywords: Time, Success)

FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Legal, Time, Community, Conviction, Day, Prejudice, Rest)



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