Quotes and Sayings about December



"Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Dream, December, End, Theater, Washington)

"God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: God, December, Memory, Roses)

"Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom."
- William Bartram
(Related: Banks, December, Now)

"The reason it takes us from November the second to December the sixth to certify is because we have a very tedious, very comprehensive process where we audit by precinct, across the state, every vote that was cast to make sure that every vote that was legally cast is counted."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: December, Reason, State, Vote)

"I would anticipate that the Electoral College will be held on the 13th of December, and our 20 electorate votes will go to the certified winner."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: College, December, Will)

"Each state in the Union is honored in the order of when it ratified the Constitution and became a part of the United States. This September it is Iowa's turn. Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the union on December 28, 1846."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Constitution, December, Order, State, states, United)

"I came in on the decline. Phil Elliot was in first, he got his book out, he sold thirteen thousand, I think he got two issues out before I got mine in, this was March '87. He was out in December '86."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: December, First, March)

"In less than eighteen months, it prepared a first draft which it submitted to the General Assembly and which, at the end of one hundred sessions of elevated, often impassioned discussion, was adopted in the form of thirty articles on December 10, 1948."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: December, Draft, End, First, Months)

"The agreement to place the binational planning group at our new Northern Command was also signed in December."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Agreement, December, Planning)

"I'm projecting somewhere between 100 million and 200 million computers on the Net by the end of December 2000, and about 300 million users by that same time."
- Vinton Cerf
(Related: Computers, Time, December, End)

"As for September 11, let us not too easily grant the Americans possession of that date on the calendar. Like May 1 or July 14 or December 25, September 11 may seem full of significance to some people, while to other people it is just another day."
- J. M. Coetzee
(Related: People, Americans, Day, December, July, May, Possession)

"We're doing a workshop over the first two weeks of December, I believe, with Graciella Daniele directing it."
- Cy Coleman
(Related: December, First)

"Russell joined the team in December, 1956, following the Olympics."
- Bob Cousy
(Related: December)

"I joined Walt Disney, went to work, December 2nd 1935, so obviously, I'm not too young!"
- Marc Davis
(Related: Work, December, Disney)

"December 25th has become guilt and obligation."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: December, Guilt, Obligation)

"But in 1941, on December 8th, after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, my mother bought a radio and we listened to the war news. We'd not had a radio up to that time. I was born in 1934, so I was seven years of age."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Age, War, Time, Mother, December, News, Years)

"I've come to believe that whoever I am didn't start on December 14, 1946, and isn't going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future."
- Patty Duke
(Related: December, End, Future)

"During my work there I came across some very significant issues that I started reporting in December of 2001 to the mid-level management within the FBI."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Work, Management, December)

"Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: December)

"It's been said that Bill Gates has come up with something that'll be released in December that's gonna put a lid on counterfeiting. If that's a fact then it's really interesting to own your own product - with all the potential methods of downloading."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: December, Fact, Potential)

"My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It's just not December without that movie in my house."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Christmas, December, Favorite, Quiet)

"You sweat out the free agent thing in November then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms."
- Whitey Herzog
(Related: December, February, Numbers, Struggle)

"To be sure, debates will linger about whether Medicare is too large or too small. Debates remain about the allocation of Medicare dollars. But December 8, 2003, demonstrated that there is no debate about this most fundamental fact: Medicare must survive."
- Michael Johns
(Related: Debate, December, Will)

"If it's December 1941 in Casablanca, what time is it in New York?"
- Howard Koch
(Related: Time, December)

"Nobody wants to see teams out of contention showcased in December and January. I'm sure this is something that will be discussed again this off-season."
- Al Michaels
(Related: Contention, December, Will)

"Living here in southern California, I'll miss hearing Rocky Top for an entire week at the end of December. I was actually looking forward to it. Tennessee has a better fight song than Nebraska."
- Al Michaels
(Related: December, End, Fight, Hearing, Living, Song)

"We host some trips all over the world. We go to Alaska. We go to Mexico. We're going to Venezuela in December. We've been to Russia, all in conjunction with the radio show."
- Martin Milner
(Related: December, Russia, World)

"I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Manager, Father, Christmas, Day, December, Old, Results, Years)

"In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Society, Americans, December, Tax, Tax cuts, Worth)

"I know. I'm lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have 'til December, right?"
- Catherine O'Hara
(Related: December, Resolution, Right, Years)

"I think of John every day. I do try to block it, but December 8th is not the only day I think of him."
- Yoko Ono
(Related: Day, December)

"On the 1st day of December, 1830, I was confirmed, and in accordance with the word of the Lord I was ordained an Elder under the hands of the Prophet."
- Orson Pratt
(Related: Day, December, Word)

"I think the Civil Rights Movement changed that trajectory for me. The first thing I did was leave school. I was suspended for my participation in Movement demonstrations in my hometown, December, 1961."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: Civil rights, December, First, Participation, School)

"Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: America, December, states, United, Will, Yesterday)

"How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"
- Dr. Seuss
(Related: Time, December, Goodness, June, Night)

"I can't really recall the first time I was noticed by a producer but the first time I was on television was doing Daytime for Another World, which I started in December '75 and went until December '76."
- Ted Shackelford
(Related: Time, December, First, Television, World)

"Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Men, April, December, May, Sky, Wives)

"Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history."
- John Shimkus
(Related: History, Morality, Action, Strength, Civil rights, Conviction, December, Law, Leading, Nation, Woman)

"On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes."
- James Stockdale
(Related: Thought, Bombs, December)

"At the Imperial Conference on December 1, it was decided to make war against England and the United States."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: War, December, England, states, United)

"On December 18, 1940, Hitler signed Directive Number 21, better known as Operation Barbarossa."
- Leopold Trepper
(Related: December)

"I went into rehab December 14th, 1996, and got out eight months later? Then I went into a sober living place where I stayed for three months. I've been clean for a good year and a half."
- Marc Wallice
(Related: December, Living, Months)

"On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Men, Army, December, Evening, Washington)

"A manager's job is simple. For one hundred sixty-two games you try not to screw up all that smart stuff your organization did last December."
- Earl Weaver
(Related: Manager, December, Games, Job)

"On December 17, 1984, I had surgery to remove two inches of my left lung due to pneumonia. After two hours of surgery the doctors told my mother I had AIDS."
- Ryan White
(Related: Mother, December, Doctors)