Quotes and Sayings about Months



"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
(Related: Time, Agreement, First, Months)

"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
(Related: Time, Feet, Months)

"I wouldn't have made it past the first round of American Idol auditions. It was months before our first song was recorded. The guys were like, 'Just seeng!' And I was like, 'I don't know how to seeng! Can't I just play the triangle?'"
- Malin Akerman
(Related: American, First, Months, Past, Play, Song)

"In 1969, at the age of 19, I was lucky enough to work with George C. Scott in the definitive portrayal of his career over a period of many months and several countries on the definitive film version of Patton's WWII career."
- Edward Albert
(Related: Age, Work, Career, Countries, Film, Months)

"I'm most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Home, Time, First, Months, Old)

"Well, here's what I think. I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,' and the Democrats are saying, 'We don't care. We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months, Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Health, People, Care, Democrats, Months, Saying, Trying, Want, Washington, Will)

"Despite the increase in world attention toward Sudan in the past months, the genocide in Darfur has continued without any serious attempt by the Sudanese government to do what governments primarily exist to do, protect their citizens."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Government, Attention, Genocide, Months, Past, World)

"While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Character, Months, Winter)

"I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Months, Physics, University, Waiting)

"Eight months later, having left Columbia, I was studying physics in a summer program and working in Colorado when I decided to enroll as a graduate student in biophysics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Months, Physics, Summer)

"The Corona Extra brand was launched in Austin, Texas. From Austin, where it was exclusively for three or four months, it became more widely available in that state and in others, primarily in the southwest and western United States."
- Carlos Alvarez
(Related: Months, State, states, United)

"The first months at Harvard were more than challenging, as I came to the realization that the humanities could be genuinely interesting, and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background, very difficult."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Fact, First, Months)

"I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Work, Forget, Months)

"I don't know where 12 months has gone."
- Stuart Appleby
(Related: Months)

"We just bought a new house, so my wife's been doing all the moving and other stuff, so I would like to go home and just sit and enjoy all that for a couple months before I gotta start playing again."
- Tom Araya
(Related: Home, Wife, Months)

"So if you're on tour for eight months, a year... or whatever it is you definitely don't want arguments and I'm happy to say that I've always had a really nice bunch of people around me all the time."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Time, People, Arguments, Months, Want)

"But as a result of that, there was, once the show ended, there was this talk for sort of four, five months about what was going to happen, and if we were going to move to Showtime, and if we were going to be bought by ABC or whatever."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Months, Result, Talk)

"But since day one, we've always been kinda up against it. So at the end, it's not surprising that we were kind of led along for so many months and didn't know what the fate of the show was gonna be. It was... in a weird way, just kind of that was the way it's always been."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Day, End, Fate, Months)

"My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that."
- Gemma Arterton
(Related: Money, Mother, Attitude, Christmas, Fact, Months, Nothing)

"I just got Kill Bill: Vol. 2. I've watched it like eight times in the past two months. I just love the scene at the end between David Carradine and Uma Thurman."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Love, End, Months, Past)

"Maybe you don't work for seven months a year, but you'll work again. It may be a piece of garbage, so you wear hip boots."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Work, May, Months)

"Let me tell you something: if you're on an island for three and a half months and you're four and a half hours by boat from the nearest store, and there's nobody but 30 crew members on the island, I guarantee that you'd be running around without your clothes on."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Clothes, Months, Running)

"Some of the kimonos took as long as four to five months to make, with all the layers that go into it."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Months)

"I spent almost 3 months with Bergman, four hours every afternoon. We sat and went through the whole script. To be honest, most of the time we talked about life and other different things. It was really a wonderful time."
- Bille August
(Related: Life, Time, Months)

"I came to the conclusion months ago, and I said it to members of Congress, that the only way people are going to fully appreciate what this reform is if we pass it and implement it and it becomes not a caricature but a reality, and I still believe that. So I think it will be easier to sell it moving forward than it was to this point."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People, Congress, Months, Reality, Reform, Will)

"Grinch had so many people in make up - virtually everybody. We had about 100 people a day for five months. And every day we would use 100 sets of appliances."
- Rick Baker
(Related: People, Day, Months)

"A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Time, Experience, Courage, Vision, First, Months, Patience)

"There have been many times when you spend a number of months and the finished product is not what you wanted to see. And 'Batman Begins' was what I wanted to see."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Months)

"'Batman' took 10 months to film, and by the time I stopped working on it, it took a long time before my English accent came out again. I was actually having to try for it."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Time, English, Film, Months)

"I come back to the same thing: We've got the greatest pipeline in the company's history in the next 12 months, and we've had the most amazing financial results possible over the last five years, and we're predicting being back at double-digit revenue growth in fiscal year '06."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: History, Financial, Growth, Being, Company, Months, Results, Years)

"And the whole Oscar thing, that is just surreal: you spend months and months doing promotion, and then come back to reality with this golden thing in your hands. You put it in the office and then you just have to look at it sitting on the shelf. And, after about two weeks, you go: 'What is that doing there?'"
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Months, Office, Promotion, Reality)

"I think we're proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary - making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: People, Strategy, Months, Past, Software, Want)

"I want my testimony to stand on that point. But I would point out that Zona Research Inc. showed we have increased market share among business users, educational users, and government users over the past several months - and that's more recent than the IDC report."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Business, Government, Months, Past, Research, Want)

"And one of the things I've tried to do in my first months in office is to give more Georgians - reporters and members of the general public alike - a closer look at how their government works."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Government, First, Months, Office, Public)

"It's always been too slow for me. Playing. The pace of things. I'm a fast sprinter. The trouble was, after playing in the group for a few months, I couldn't reach that point."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Months, Trouble)

"How come life is so important in the nine months before birth, but then we sort of forget about the importance, we're not worried about whether that baby lives in poverty once he or she is born."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Life, Baby, Forget, Importance, Months, Poverty)

"If I could create one job in the private sector by helping to grow a business, that would be one more than Congress has created in the last six months."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Business, Congress, Job, Months)

"According to Teenage Research Unlimited, 51 percent of 13-15 year olds say they will be faced with making a decision regarding alcohol in the next three months."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Decision, Alcohol, Months, Research, Teenage, Will)

"Again, President Reagan was sort of an amiable presence out at the ranch by the last 6 months of his presidency. He had no effect on national policy at all."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Policy, Effect, Months, Presidency, President)

"I'm 18, I'm going to graduate high school in a few months."
- Camilla Belle
(Related: Months, School)

"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

"But I did have two months off between Loser and the start of Prozac Nation. So, it was supposed to be Jason time, right? My time to enjoy myself away from movies."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Movies, Time, Months, Nation, Right)

"You always draw on your experiences with live audiences to know how to do comedy on films. You're working for a laugh that may or may not come six months later, but you're working in a vacuum at the time you are doing it."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Time, Audiences, Comedy, May, Months)

"My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Government, War, Mother, Strength, Months, Struggle)

"I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Computer, Months, Now, Possibilities, Windows)

"I went to work with a guy named Matt Fuller, who was a Mothers fan, and low and behold, Arthur was working for him also. We worked together for about six months and decided to strike out on our own."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Work, Months, Mothers)

"It gets kinda monotonous, but that's television. There are plus sides and down sides. The positive side is that you have steady work for nine months of the year for however many years your show is on TV,."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Work, Positive, Months, Television, Years)

"On the 28th the ship's company received two months pay in advance, and on the following morning we worked out to St. Helen's, where we were obliged to anchor."
- William Bligh
(Related: Company, Months)

"In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather: but one great advantage that this season of the year has over the summer months is in being free from fogs."
- William Bligh
(Related: Hope, Being, Months, Summer)

"Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome."
- William Bligh
(Related: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

"I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be?"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Funny, Clothes, Dress, Months)

"On the contrary, it might even be a projection of what the truth is of the Bush Administration's complacency and ineptitude on the terrorism in its first 9 months in office."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Truth, First, Months, Office, Terrorism)

"All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Thoughts, Fate, Mind, Months, Poor, World)

"It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress."
- John Boehner
(Related: People, American, Congress, Economy, Job, Jobs, Months, President, Pretty, Question, Reason)

"So to that extent that was a very sharp reminder a few months out from the election that we weren't performing in the eyes of the public to the level that they wanted if they were going to re-elect us. So we went out and were much more upfront on issues."
- Jim Bolger
(Related: Eyes, Months, Public)

"We once did six tours of America in 15 months."
- John Bonham
(Related: America, Months)

"We had offers to go everywhere and we could have done them. But what would have been the point? We were tired. We had worked hard and needed a break before we got stale. We spent six months at home and writing songs."
- John Bonham
(Related: Home, Months, Songs, Writing)

"Then the album created a tremendous furor and got me kicked off Christian television for two months, and then restored after they settled down and listened to the music and realized there was nothing wrong with it."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Music, Christian, Months, Nothing, Television, Wrong)

"I have no intention of resigning, and confidently expect to resume official duties within three months."
- Frederick W. Borden
(Related: Intention, Months)

"You could be going to have supper with someone who happens to be male, and all of a sudden he is your boyfriend of nine months... and I am cheating on my existing boyfriend."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: Boyfriend, Cheating, Months)

"I came into the world two months too soon, I was in such a hurry."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Months, World)

"He has so often told me he is madly in love with me, but what does that mean when I haven't had a good word from him in three months?"
- Eva Braun
(Related: Love, Months, Word)

"I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Success, People, Courage, Democracy, Months, Patience)

"Four months is a lot of living with that little life in you-thinking about it, eating right for it, nurturing it and all of a sudden, it dies."
- Christie Brinkley
(Related: Life, Eating, Living, Months, Right)

"So here we are, just two months away from the election, with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe laws are alive and well in the state of Florida."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Day, Laws, Months, State)

"I will have a song that I'm in love with for a couple of months and then I'll go to something else. That's just constantly changing. And sometimes I will go back to old one that I haven't heard for a long time."
- Ray Brown
(Related: Love, Time, Months, Old, Song, Will)

"Towards the end it got really rough. I take my hat of to Alice, he's still doing it. This is probably more work than going on the road for 2-3 months. I wish I was 25 again!"
- Michael Owen Bruce
(Related: Work, End, Months, Road)

"We have actually experienced in recent months a dramatic demonstration of an unprecedented intelligence failure, perhaps the most significant intelligence failure in the history of the United States."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: History, Intelligence, Failure, Months, states, United)

"A very beautiful honey blonde, Sharon Tate, looked into the eyes of the man who the evidence shows just four and a half months later would order her tragic and violent death."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Death, Eyes, Man, Months, Order)

"If you get through the primary and you work very hard for three months and you're not successful, you go back to being normal. The only thing that changes your life forever is if you win."
- Max Burns
(Related: Life, Work, Successful, Being, Months)

"I mean, that's another big surprise of the show, is that I see sixteen year old people who recognize me and they're honest, for-real fans of the show. And it goes down to nine months. I mean, I've heard of nine month to year-old children who are watching the show."
- Steve Burns
(Related: People, Children, Fans, Months, Old)

"I knew that if I wrote a new book every six months or every year, if I continued to read great books, eventually I would write something worthy of publication. I understood I might be in my forties or my fifties or even my sixties, but I felt confident that it would happen."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Books, Months)

"I was on Days Of Our Lives for about three months."
- Steve Burton
(Related: Months)

"I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Fact, June, Months, October, Singing)

"In the days and months I spent walking through the various communities of this city, I found that Chicago did not work for everyone, however."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Work, Chicago, Months, Walking)

"The past several months I have been able to meet with people across this country. One thing is clear: America craves for real solutions to the problems we face. That's why I'm running for President of the United States."
- Herman Cain
(Related: People, America, Country, Months, Past, President, Problems, Running, states, United)

"I've been campaigning for 17 of the last 24 months. I'm ready to legislate and not campaign."
- John Campbell
(Related: Months)

"I talked about 12 to 18 months, and that's about reaffirming our foundation for sustained growth: getting the discipline back, getting the basics right, getting the customer focus back... so by the end of next year, I hope most of that's in place."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Discipline, Hope, Customer, End, Focus, Months, Right)

"But, as we've seen over the last several months, the people in this country are very dissatisfied with the direction that this administration is taking this country. And what we heard last night was absolutely the ignoring of that fact. It was: We're going to continue with this agenda. In fact, we're going to double down on healthcare."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: People, Country, Direction, Fact, Healthcare, Months, Night)

"It took us 50 months in Germany, post World War II to go from the end of the war to a national election."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: War, End, Germany, Months, Post, World, World war)

"We have a VA hospital back home in St. Louis. Like many of our colleagues, we hear continued concerns about the access and the service. I have seen a statistic that more than 60,000 veterans today are waiting more than 6 months for an appointment at a VA hospital."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Home, Months, Service, Today, Veterans, Waiting)

"You can close more business in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Business, People, Months, Trying, Years)

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: People, Friends, Months, Trying, Years)

"It was pretty extensive - we worked out 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 3 months, which I think is more than anybody in the Olympics. I thought well I don't need this, the girls need it, but it was a gift."
- David Carradine
(Related: Thought, Day, Girls, Months, Pretty)

"You know, I live a monastic lifestyle. No, I do. I do live in extremes, basically. I go back and forth. Once every six months, I'll have a day where I eat more chocolate than has ever been consumed by a human being."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Being, Day, Extremes, Months)

"The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke; it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Age, History, Life, Circumstance, Memory, Months, Will, Years)

"Abortion on demand, throughout the full nine months of a pregnancy, for virtually any reason, became public policy in the United States of America. No other developed democracy had, or has, such a permissive abortion regime."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Policy, Abortion, America, Democracy, Months, Pregnancy, Public, Public policy, Reason, states, United)

"For the last 20 months, I've just been going from one hospital to another."
- June Carter Cash
(Related: Months)

"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)

"I want you to know that, despite what you might read at times in the newspapers or see on the television news, we have actually been getting a lot of things done the last several months, the U.S.-Canada relationship."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Months, News, Newspapers, Television, Want)

"Here, on the river's verge, I could be busy for months without changing my place, simply leaning a little more to right or left."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Months, Right)

"We did a remake of Lost in Space. Filmed it in London for four months."
- Lacey Chabert
(Related: London, Months, Space)

"In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: America, Country, Months)

"Nobody leaves a hotel without getting a full measure of three months of rental assistance. So no one has been evicted - no one who's eligible has been evicted from a hotel without getting a significant amount of money to find - to pay for their rent."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Measure, Months)

"I tried to become a family man. I got married, but it didn't work out. After 22 months we got an annulment. Then I married an Italian girl, which resulted in an immediate annulment. I had two annulments by the time I was 23."
- Dominic Chianese
(Related: Family, Time, Work, Man, Months)

"I write in the afternoon, from about 12 until 6 or 7. I use an upstairs room as my office. Once I get going I keep at it, and it usually takes about six months from the first blank screen until 'The End.'"
- Lee Child
(Related: End, First, Months, Office)

"One month, two months, I am ready to accept any accord on this point that has the approval of the inspectors."
- Jacques Chirac
(Related: Approval, Months)

"The Iraqi Free Press, which did not exist 18 months ago because there was no such thing as the Iraqi Free Press, broke a story about the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, which could potentially turn out to be the largest scandal in history."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: History, Months, Oil, Press, Scandal)

"We've had some fairly intensive discussions leading up to these meetings between NATO and Russia, preparing for them, and it's going to be a very important six months for NATO."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Leading, Meetings, Months, Russia)

"Oh yeah, I mean, it wasn't a very good guitar, most good guitars have got thrust rods in the necks that you can adjust or that'll keep them in shape, you know keep them straight. This one just, well it turned into a bow and arrow after a couple of months."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: Guitar, Months)

"Things are going very smoothly. As expected, there are some minor glitches, and the eight minutes that it took us to get to orbit, we trained months and months for, and didn't have to use any of that preparation, other than being aware and ready."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Being, Months, Preparation)

"The first four months of writing the book, my mental image is scratching with my hands through granite. My other image is pushing a train up the mountain, and it's icy, and I'm in bare feet."
- Mary Higgins Clark
(Related: Feet, First, Months, Writing)

"You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!"
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Care, Fun, Months, News, Years)

"I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Circumstance, Months, President)

"Hospice means end-of-life care. The admission ticket is a diagnosis from a doctor that you have six months or less to live."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Care, End, Months)

"Postpartum depression is a very real and very serious problem for many mothers. It can happen to a first time mom or a veteran mother. It can occur a few days... or a few months after childbirth."
- Richard J. Codey
(Related: Mom, Time, Mother, Depression, First, Months, Mothers)

"The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Acting, Months, Night, Schools)

"Roger Revelle died of a heart attack three months after the Cosmos story was printed. Oh, how I wish he were still alive today. He might be able to stop this scientific silliness and end the global warming scam. He might well stand beside me as a global warming denier."
- John Coleman
(Related: Heart, Cosmos, End, Global warming, Months, Today)

"I had some wonderful dreaming meetings. I can't tell you specifically what they've been in the recent months. In the past they've been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me. Now they're more dreams of his presence."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Dreams, Meetings, Months, Now, Past)

"It's always been easy with Mark, he's a rock fan and we speak the same language. He's a big Beatles fan too. We worked a lot via CLI calls, though only meeting up once every couple of months."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Language, Meeting, Months)

"Many of the articles printed over the last few months have ended up painting a picture of me that is more than a little distorted."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Months, Painting)

"When you become a mom you just learn how to function sleep deprived and you do get used to it. I came back to work when Finley was three months old and the first few months were rough. Then somehow you learn to exist on no sleep and now when he does upon occasion sleep through the night, which is like a full six hours, you're pretty sure he's suffocating. So you don't sleep anyway."
- Holly Marie Combs
(Related: Mom, Work, First, Months, Night, Now, Old, Pretty, Sleep)

"The President's budget pays for only six months of the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition costs of Social Security reform. The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: War, Iraq, Months, President, Reform, Security)

"Take the veto. Bush is the first president since James Garfield in 1881 not to veto a single bill. Garfield only had six months in office; Bush has had over four years."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: First, Months, Office, President, Years)

"Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Country, First, Months)

"When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them."
- Kevin Costner
(Related: Home, Love, Movies, Choices, Day, Film, Kids, Months, Want)

"We were number one most added at radio, when the single came out and that's much different. It took like eight months for any radio to happen on the first record, so a lot more support has happened right out of the box."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: First, Months, Right, Support)

"I remember Berlin. Berlin to me was the star of the film. I loved for six months that we filmed there."
- Marton Csokas
(Related: Film, Months)

"I went from 118 pounds to 135 pounds in a few months. But, I still didn't know anything about food."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Food, Months)

"I've never really taken more than four days off, so it was a lot for me to go away for three-and-a-half months. I went all over Europe. I walked on a whole bunch of beaches and I did a lot of thinking."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Europe, Months, Thinking)

"My son now is 22 months old, he's been playing since he was 12 months old and he gets standing ovations on the drums. He's been with us since he was 10 weeks old, he's been on the drums. He's got blisters on his fingers before he can even talk."
- Dick Dale
(Related: Son, Months, Now, Old, Talk)

"Never stop learning; knowledge doubles every fourteen months."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Knowledge, Learning, Months)

"I did not think that I was angry, but clearly anger was reflected in my writing. I did not think that I had been affected emotionally, but it was clear from my writing that I was still very emotional about the trial some six months after it ended."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Anger, Months, Writing)

"Well, it's not full time - my dancers are only paid for six months of the year in two three-month blocks; but yes, it is possible we could do it in another year."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Time, Months)

"Of course, the idea of a six months' holiday is enough to make anyone laugh at anything, but I find that besides that I was a good deal harassed and run down, and I am glad to cut off from everything and start fresh. I feel miserably selfish about it all the time."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Time, Idea, Holiday, Months)

"My first tour I was on the road for 18 months. You're just out there promoting."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: First, Months, Road)

"I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Months)

"I spend eight months outlining and researching the novel before I begin to write a single word of the prose."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Months, Prose, Word)

"We were on the island of Hawaii. I think I was there three months. It was fantastic. It is not much different than films. It depends on the television show but much of television today is as good or better than most films."
- Bo Derek
(Related: Months, Television, Today)

"AIDS and malaria and TB are national security issues. A worldwide program to get a start on dealing with these issues would cost about $25 billion... It's, what, a few months in Iraq."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Iraq, Months, National security)

"Every six months I fly to Dallas to get botox and I also get collagen injections."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: Months)

"You live these three months in this reality, in this dark reality. You don't want to do those films every year because they're taxing. I started smoking a lot of cigarettes."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Months, Reality, Smoking, Want)

"We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Children, First, Months, Talk, Teaching)

"On her baby: He's 16 months old and he eats soap and paper. What's going on with kids?"
- Celine Dion
(Related: Kids, Months, Old)

"Short stories are wonderful and extremely challenging, and the joy of them, because it only takes me three or four months to write, I can take more risks with them. It's just less of your life invested."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Life, Joy, Months)

"I met Ashley two weeks before I married him. It was a joke-the most ridiculous thing I've ever done. Once I was married, I didn't want to be a failure, so I stuck it out for six months, which was about six months too long."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Failure, Months, Want)

"Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time."
- John Donne
(Related: Time, Love, Months)

"First cuts are a bitch for a director, because it's been so many months and you put your trust in your editor and you're going to see your film assembled for the first time. You look at it and go, This is terrible. I hate it."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Trust, Time, Film, First, Hate, Months)

"The other thing I like, in fact, several months ago I introduced a bill to end the absurd catch and release policy where our government has been giving tickets, essentially, to people who enter illegally and then letting them go and show up of their own volition."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Government, People, Policy, End, Fact, Giving, Months)

"Some of the best news stories start in gossip. Monica Lewinsky certainly was gossip in the beginning. I had heard it months before I printed it."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Beginning, Gossip, Months, News)

"When I worked with Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies, she told me, You need a plan B, because when you have six months to a year off, you can go nuts. You need to have another focus."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Focus, Lies, Months)

"Two months later at a party, Bernard pulled me into a closet and proposed. I said yes."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Months, Party)

"No, I did night clubs right here in Los Angeles. My partner, Phil Erickson, put me in the business, a guy from my home town, a dear friend who we just lost a couple of months ago."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Home, Business, Friend, Months, Night, Right)

"I think the saddest moment in my life just happened two months ago. My old nightclub partner passed away, Phil Erickson down in Atlanta. He - I owe him everything. He put me in the business and taught me about everything I know."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Business, Life, Months, Old)

"There was expectations that the fights there, the operation there might be extended for several months, even for several years. But within a few weeks it ended, because obviously the Taliban wasn't a real force."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Expectations, Force, Months, Years)

"A good thing is I've been playing tennis I think every day for the last two months. I really haven't had a day off. I've been doing things that I did used to do."
- Stefan Edberg
(Related: Day, Months, Tennis)

"Since a month, two months ago, you know, I've started hitting the ball well. I'm playing some really good tennis. That really helps. I sort of have to motivate myself to get pumped up. It really helps my game a lot."
- Stefan Edberg
(Related: Months, Tennis)

"However, I keep reminding them that this issue is not a new issue that has come out for this election. This issue has been in the courts for two years and two months now."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Months, Now, Years)

"On the other hand I have seen several, several top targets for these investigations of these terrorist activities that were allowed to leave the country - I'm not talking about weeks, I'm talking about months after 9/11."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Country, Months, Talking)

"And I have been campaigning for the past three months trying to get the Senate Judiciary Committee that has the oversight authority and responsibility to start its own public hearings."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Authority, Committee, Months, Past, Public, Responsibility, Senate, Trying)

"They took my mother's stomach out six months ago."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: Mother, Months)

"I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Time, Months, Right, Years)

"I'll look back and I'd be better to answer that in about three months from now. Or when the movie comes out and I see it. I don't even know what it is yet. I've still been in the middle of it."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Months, Now)

"Waterworld was the best time of my life. It was physically demanding, but it was fun. I mean, you're in Hawaii for nine months shooting on the water every day."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Time, Life, Day, Fun, Months, Water)

"I think my biggest break though came probably on Patriot Games because it was the biggest, longest second unit up to that point. It was like five months of shooting and a huge crew."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Games, Months)

"I am a writer. I could not afford to take 15 months off from my writing career to play detective."
- James Ellroy
(Related: Career, Months, Play, Writer, Writing)

"The terrible, diabolic thing with this disease is that you are always looking behind your shoulder every couple months with the most recent checkup to see whether there is any sign of it, and I thank God to say at this point there is not."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: God, Disease, Months)

"Well, you can, but tell you this, that when you've got an economy that is growing at 4.9% it is the fastest growth over the last 12 months we've seen in 20 years."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Growth, Economy, Months, Years)

"I was born in Connecticut. But my parents brought my sister and I to L.A. when-Hollywood, actually, when i was 6 months old."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Sister, Months, Old, Parents)

"I waited with a beeper for a year and 10 months to get that gift."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Months)

"Getting a chance to practice six months against my own teammates, who I consider the best soccer players in the world, there's no way I couldn't improve."
- Lorrie Fair
(Related: Chance, Months, Practice, Soccer, World)

"We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years."
- Nick Faldo
(Related: Months, Years)

"The hardest thing is at the end you have to say bye to all these people who you have worked with for so many months. It was really sad not to see them anymore. But you have the parties that you go to and you get to see them, like the premieres and the screenings."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: People, End, Months)

"I have a home in Arizona. I go a couple months a year, but basically Chicago is my home."
- Dennis Farina
(Related: Home, Chicago, Months)

"I don't know what's going to happen. I'm flavor of the month at the moment, but somebody else is going to roll around the corner in three months' time. I just want to keep working. I can't stop!"
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Time, Months, Want)

"But then in April of 1985 the dollar began a sharp decline. The dollar's trade weighted value fell 23 percent in just 12 months and by a total of 37 percent by the beginning of 1988."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: April, Beginning, Months, Trade, Value)

"Even if the dollar does decline during the coming months, the delays in the response of exports and imports to the more competitive dollar will mean that the increase in aggregate demand from this source may not happen for a year or more."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: May, Months, Will)

"Each film is different. Time Code was very quick - a matter of months. Miss Julie has been on my shelf as a script for some seven or eight years. But then the shooting process was very quick - 16 days."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Time, Film, Months, Quick, Years)

"My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river and I was there for about two and a half months, and we were just out of Alabama. I hardly got to see Alabama."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Girlfriend, Months)

"To write it, it took three months; to conceive it three minutes; to collect the data in it all my life."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Life, Months)

"Despite the administration's long public information campaign, for many months polls have consistently indicated only 37 percent of those eligible for Medicare say they only partially understand the program."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Information, Months, Public)

"I go out with my band six months of the year and the rest of them with the Blues Brothers."
- Eddie Floyd
(Related: Brothers, Months, Rest)

"I have decided to follow in my sinful ways, and have largely abandoned the increasingly religious life I was leading over the previous months, including several hours of Talmudic study a day."
- Luke Ford
(Related: Life, Day, Leading, Months, Religious, Study)

"I once asked the most fabulous couple I know, Madonna and Guy Ritchie, how they kept things fresh despite having been married for almost seven months. 'It's a job, Al,' Guy told me. 'We work at it every day.'"
- Al Franken
(Related: Work, Day, Job, Months)

"I joined the air force. I took to it immediately when I arrived there. I did three years, eight months, and ten days in all, but it took me a year and a half to get disabused of my romantic notions about it."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Force, Months, Romantic, Years)

"I've concentrated for a long time on English films because I've got two kids but my oldest son is 11 and I think I'm going to be away for about four months of year now."
- Sadie Frost
(Related: Time, Son, English, Kids, Months, Now)

"At Adaptive Path, we've been doing our own work with Ajax over the last several months, and we're realizing we've only scratched the surface of the rich interaction and responsiveness that Ajax applications can provide."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, Months)

"I thought I did well for someone who has been out for 10 or 11 months. Then I was sub against Liverpool and tried to play for the guys and work on my fitness."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Fitness, Work, Thought, Months, Play)

"Markets can't think about anything beyond about three months. This is very long-term for markets, which is why the important things in life have got to be taken outside of the marketplace."
- Susan George
(Related: Life, Months)

"After I am dead, the boy will ruin himself in twelve months."
- King George V
(Related: Months, Ruin, Will)

"The show originally started out as a ten hour mini-series. We shot two hours and then were excused for a while, for no apparent reason. Things went very quiet for a time and then a few months later we were called back and told that it was going to be a full season."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Time, Months, Quiet, Reason)

"No one knew me until I met my wife Lulu. Lulu's mother used to ask, Which one is Maurice? For six months she thought Lulu was dating Barry."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Dating, Mother, Wife, Thought, Months)

"During the early months of the war in 1914 there was a conflict of opinion between the War Office and the Foreign Office regarding news from the Front."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: War, Conflict, Months, News, Office, Opinion)

"These people are headstrong and if they feel the curb loosed but one link they will with bit in the teeth in one month run further out of the career of good order than they will be brought back in three months."
- Humphrey Gilbert
(Related: People, Career, Months, Order, Will)

"We genuinely believe to this day that it was an honest genuine mistake and we never imagined the punishment would be eight months. The precedent dictated that it was unlikely to be that. We don't regret he played for that period."
- David Gill
(Related: Mistake, Day, Months, Punishment, Regret)

"My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach. I kept it open for four years. It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half, five months of the year. But the bills kept coming all year."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: Failure, Beach, Months, Open, Years)

"More than seven months ago, our country learned that the horrors portrayed in Hollywood's make-believe world could actually come to life before our very eyes."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Life, Country, Eyes, Hollywood, Months, World)

"Like, every couple of months you read, they rewrite, you come back in, they've animated more stuff - they usually videotape you while you're reading it - so they'll incorporate some gestures and some facial expressions into it."
- John Goodman
(Related: Months, Reading)

"I had a lot of different thoughts and ideas and always to transform, but I'm trying certain things that I feel my heart is really going for and that was one of the things that I initiated a few months ago."
- Steffi Graf
(Related: Heart, Ideas, Thoughts, Months, Trying)

"The doctors have given me a green light. They have said that my heart is significantly more efficient today than it was four months ago. And I am anxious to be the next president of the United States."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Heart, Doctors, Light, Months, President, states, Today, United)

"It's like going into the Senate. You know, the first time you get there, you're all excited, "My God, how did I ever get here?" Then, about six months later, you say, "How the hell did the rest of them get here?""
- Mike Gravel
(Related: Time, God, First, Hell, Months, Rest, Senate)

"Well the war lasted for three months, from April of 1994 until the Tutsi army, the exiles as it were, gained control of the country and then it stopped."
- Tony Greig
(Related: War, Control, April, Army, Country, Months)

"I do road gigs occasionally but I don't want to go out on the road for months at a time."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Time, Months, Road, Want)

"In 1916 I was discharged from military service, or rather, given a sort of leave of absence on the understanding that I might be recalled within a few months. And so I was a free man, at least for a while."
- George Grosz
(Related: Absence, Man, Military, Months, Service, Understanding)

"Also we will be carrying food and clothes for the Expedition Two crew. And as well as spare parts for the EVA that will be conducted from the station in the following months."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Food, Clothes, Months, Will)

"Well, PT Anderson sent me a script of Boogie Nights which I let lay around my house for about three months, then one day I'm cleaning my office and decided that I'd better read this before the guy calls me back. I never put it down, bro."
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Day, Months, Office)

"If you're going to spend seven months of your life - for me seven months, for Roland Emmerich, 3, 4, 5 years of his life - doing something, I think you have to have something to say."
- Jake Gyllenhaal
(Related: Life, Months, Years)

"The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted in detail by the American media during the months after September 11 only betray the inability of the government to determine the magnitude of the danger."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Government, American, Danger, Detail, Media, Months)

"I write a book over a period of months or years, and when I'm done with it, usually another year goes by before I see it in print. It's hard to be patient and wait."
- Margaret Haddix
(Related: Months, Years)

"Generally I finish a first draft in 2-6 months, then I set it aside for a while so that when I come back to it I can read it with fresh eyes and figure out how to improve it."
- Margaret Haddix
(Related: Draft, Eyes, First, Months)

"After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor, they suggest more improvement sand again, this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months."
- Margaret Haddix
(Related: Draft, Improvement, Months)

"It didn't take long for the world to realize that the Shah was an enlightened liberal next to the bloody reactionary regime that followed, and which executed more people in three months than the Shah had done in 30 years."
- Alexander Haig
(Related: People, Liberal, Months, World, Years)

"Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in Canada for five and a half months a year."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Being, Canada, Months)

"The way I work, typically, I do everything at the very last minute. Even if I was given two months, I'd do it in the last three days."
- Ayumi Hamasaki
(Related: Work, Months)

"For years, I've been wondering what could happen to nuclear submarines when they dive and disappear from the surface of the earth for months, without a trace. No one really knows where they are."
- Guy Hamilton
(Related: Earth, Months, Years)

"I carry Yeats with me wherever I go. He's my constant companion. I always can find some comfort in Yeats no matter what the situation is. Months and months and months go by and I know I need to switch to Shelley or somebody else, but right now Yeats is enough for me."
- Linda Hamilton
(Related: Comfort, Months, Now, Right)

"As an actress, there were so many months, years even, when I didn't get work, when I wanted to quit."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Work, Months, Years)

"It's a job and we're going to work together for six months, so let's have a good time."
- Desmond Harrington
(Related: Time, Work, Job, Months)

"I directed an episode of Touched by an Angel a couple of months ago, and I will be doing more of that. I just like to keep a bit of variety going; it keeps things interesting."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Months, Variety, Will)

"The perks of working in Japan are that you might go for two weeks every three or four months, so you do work an abbreviated schedule. But you really make up for the abbreviated schedule by how hard you have to fight, how much you've got to be in shape."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Work, Fight, Months)

"Comedy is so fun. I don't know how these people can make movies and work on them for four months and they're these sob stories. I don't know how emotionally you get through that."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Movies, Work, People, Comedy, Fun, Months)

"After eight months of one of the most intensive public and private investigations in American history, no one - no one - has come up with a shred of evidence that I had anything to do with the anthrax letters. I have never worked with anthrax. I know nothing about this matter."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: History, American, Letters, Months, Nothing, Public)

"For me, I have to say that I like to work a lot too, but I like not working better. The perfect scenario is when you just worked and you know something's coming up, then you have four, five, six months off. But you know you're going to have a job later."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Work, Job, Months)

"I had been, you know, held in the closet for two months and, you know, abused in all manner of ways. I was very good at doing what I was told."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Months)

"We only work four days a week, we only work three weeks out of the month, and we get four months off for the summer. So there's plenty of time for me to spend with the kids."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Time, Work, Kids, Months, Summer)

"The accent got lost somewhere along the way. I'm a little embarrassed about it. When I arrived in LA I assumed I'd be able to put on the American accent. It proved difficult so I had six months working with a dialect coach and it's become a habit."
- Martin Henderson
(Related: Habit, American, Coach, Months)

"Yeah, I think we did the term Muppets before we got the show Sam and Friends - a few months after I started working."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Friends, Months)

"If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there, and no real easy generalities."
- Jim Henson
(Related: People, Character, Months, Quick, Talking)

"I don't know where Bush is going - yet. But, Sharon obviously - I wrote somewhere in the last several months, that Sharon has adopted, essentially, the position of the Labor Party: that the Palestinians are here to stay."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Labor, Months)

"I started working at Apple about 18 months after I bought my Apple II."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Months)

"Six months later I was in Paris. I was 16, and it all started to happen."
- Eva Herzigova
(Related: Months, Paris)

"Until 1914 I loved to travel; I often went to Italy and once spent a few months in India. Since then I have almost entirely abandoned travelling, and I have not been outside of Switzerland for over ten years."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Travel, Italy, Months, Years)

"I've been arguing this for months. This is not our war. This is not a war we should be in. Australia's better spending its time negotiating with North Korea."
- John Hewson
(Related: Time, War, Months)

"The reality is, it will be a significant conflict going for many, many months, if not longer. Saddam Hussein is not a fool. He hasn't been sitting there waiting to get shot for 13 years."
- John Hewson
(Related: Conflict, Fool, Months, Reality, Waiting, Will, Years)

"Especially during the first nine months, there was so much going on with trying to hire 55 people to run the city, it was hard to imagine any honeymoon."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: People, First, Months, Trying)

"By the time we went to Doctor Simon I think Barney had been totally disabled for at least six months."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Time, Months)

"I have been celibate for about six or seven months, I think. I would rather just make out and kiss someone instead of sex. I'm single. I said I would be single for a year and I am."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Sex, Kiss, Months)

"I wanted to make a movie, because the whole life of the movies appealed to me. You work hard for three or four months, then you don't work at all for a couple of months."
- Gregory Hines
(Related: Life, Movies, Work, Months)

"Throughout history, it took centuries for the habits of one culture to materially affect another. Now, that which becomes popular in one country can sweep through others within months."
- Dee Hock
(Related: History, Country, Culture, Habits, Months, Now, Popular)

"I hitchhiked, took trucks 'n' trains - anything that would pick me up. I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an' split again."
- John Lee Hooker
(Related: Months)

"The naked thing was short-lived. It was only around for about six months because we thought it was shocking. Once people expected us to do it we kind of never did it again."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Thought, People, Months)

"I would not be gotten into a schoolhouse until I was eight years old. Nor did I accomplish much after I started. I doubt if I had gone to school six months in all when my father died. I was fourteen at the time."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Time, Father, Doubt, Months, Old, School, Years)

"When the unwelcome little unborn shall have seen the light my brain will be lightened, and I shall have a clearer mind. Thank God that even this weary nine months shall come to an end and leave me in possession of my own body and my own soul."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: God, Soul, Body, End, Light, Mind, Months, Possession, Will)

"I am not an enormous believer in research being the be-all and end-all. I get suspicious when I read about actors spending six months in a clinic, say, in order to play someone who is sick."
- John Hurt
(Related: Actors, Being, End, Months, Order, Play, Research)

"I need six weeks of rehearsal and women need nine months and it took me 15 years to figure that out."
- William Hurt
(Related: Women, Months, Years)

"Our aim, during our Presidency in the next six months will be to lead this challenge, to show that Europe can function in a mature and responsible way, to start delivering tangible results that show we are taking people's concerns seriously."
- John Hutton
(Related: People, Challenge, Europe, Months, Presidency, Results, Will)

"I was making $50 a week as a house model at Christian Dior for nine months before I learned that photographic models made $50 an hour!"
- Lauren Hutton
(Related: Christian, Months)

"I first came out against Castro in June 1968, fifteen months after my book had been published, and you cannot imagine how quickly a void was created around me."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: First, June, Months)

"The President's speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Leadership, Hope, Iraq, Months, President, Speech, Will, Wrong, Years)

"After wrestling with myself for six months, I began medical treatment. During that time I started a band with some friends of mine called Jack's Car, but that didn't last."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Medical, Time, Car, Friends, Months, Treatment, Wrestling)

"I had wanted to play drums since the age of 9 when I saw a drum set in the window of a music store for the first time. We took lessons at a local music school and began playing together after about 6-9 months of lessons."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Age, Music, Time, First, Months, Play, School)

"Sometimes that's a year, sometimes it's 18 months, where all I'm doing is taking notes. I'm reconstructing the story from the back to the front so that I know where the front is."
- John Irving
(Related: Months)

"I was a Labour Party man but I found myself to the left of the Labour party in Nelson, militant as that was. I came to London and in a few months I was a Trotskyist."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: London, Man, Months, Party)

"Well, by the end of the millennium, five, six months from now, we hope to somehow manage to move into a new location where we have the whole building, so we can devote space to all our activities."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Hope, Building, End, Months, Now, Space)

"Some months ago, while I was preparing a new work, I told a young cinema executive my intention of including in a soundtrack two themes from Bach. But when he asked me which has been the last hit from that Bach?, then I knew that I had no longer place in cinema."
- Maurice Jarre
(Related: Work, Cinema, Intention, Months)

"We had a very exhaustive, extensive search for the guy that is going lead our football team over the next few years. We spent about two months in an in-depth interview process, and Bret came out with flying colors. We are absolutely thrilled that he is our head coach."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Coach, Colors, Flying, Football, Months, Years)

"Rap records don't make you feel good no more. Six months after release, it can't come back as a classic."
- Wyclef Jean
(Related: Months, Rap)

"What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade."
- Gertrude Jekyll
(Related: Beauty, Time, Fulfillment, June, Months, Promise, Summer, Will)

"Raising a small child as a woman while travelling 10 months out of the year would, I believe, be something I would not be able or even want to do, although with the amazing example of Leila, I am no longer so sure."
- Lara St. John
(Related: Example, Months, Want, Woman)

"I'd met a woman and I got married, but the money ran out right away. I hadn't had a job for seven months, and it just came over me that I was never going to work again. It hit me."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Money, Work, Job, Months, Right, Woman)

"We have such a high drop-out rate from musicians, said the head of the college. He was right - I dropped out before I even dropped in. Months later they were still asking what had happened to me, not realising that I was on a UK tour."
- Holly Johnson
(Related: College, Months, Musicians, Right)

"Peter was 2 years and 10 months old when we began to study him. He was afraid of a white rat, and this fear extended to a rabbit, a fur coat, a feather, cotton wool, etc., but not to wooden blocks and similar toys."
- Mary C. Jones
(Related: Fear, Months, Old, Study, Years)

"Even six months later, they have not figured out how do we help the people from the area get housing."
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones
(Related: People, Help, Months)

"This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal; on the contrary, from the very first months of the conflict, it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Conflict, Disaster, First, Force, Months)

"Ruby in Paradise and the intensity and quality that I was able to experience on Smoke were equally as important to me as working on this movie every day for three-and-a-half months."
- Ashley Judd
(Related: Experience, Quality, Day, Paradise, Months)

"I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve."
- Andrea Jung
(Related: Beginning, Economy, First, Learning, Months, Old)

"Croquet is tough. People play for months because the rules are so bizarre. Those crazy English."
- Jane Kaczmarek
(Related: People, Bizarre, English, Months, Play, Rules)

"Amin hid nothing. Everybody knew everything. Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: American, Months, Nothing, Resolution, Senate, Trade)

"I remember that during the period leading up to independence in Angola in 1975, I was the only correspondent there at all for three months."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Independence, Leading, Months)

"In France they spend six months training policemen, then they give them a gun and put them on the streets, and I don't know that that's enough. The film's not against the police - although I think that if someone wants to be a cop there's got to be a problem."
- Mathieu Kassovitz
(Related: Film, France, Months, Police, Training)

"Like anywhere, we had to make people understand that we were there with good intentions, and that we were there with respect. We started making contacts with the people in the neighborhood three months before shooting began, so that everyone involved was comfortable."
- Mathieu Kassovitz
(Related: People, Intentions, Months, Respect)

"You've got to keep fighting - you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Life, Fighting, Months, Risk)

"Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Time, Months, Questions, Research, Writing, Years)

"A few months after graduation I was working in films. It took off pretty quick."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Graduation, Months, Pretty, Quick)

"My brother arrived some months after my father left. Um, and he ah, was thus eight years younger than me and it was um, you know, it was such a time that my mother probably had people wondering was it his."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Time, Mother, Father, Brother, People, Months, Years)

"When you think of a movie, most people imagine a two hour finished, polished product. But to get to that two hour product, it can take hundreds or thousands of people many months of full time work."
- George Kennedy
(Related: Time, Work, People, Months)

"I studied voice for three months to get rid of my English accent. I changed my hair to blonde. I knew I could be sexy if I had to."
- Deborah Kerr
(Related: English, Hair, Months, Voice)

"I don't enjoy good food. I don't enjoy flashy cars. I don't care if I live in a dump. I don't enjoy good clothes. This is the best I've dressed in months."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Food, Care, Clothes, Months)

"It wasn't my plan to create such a record. All I did was put in the effort to win every match I played and it went on for weeks, months and years until my defeat to Ross Norman in Toulouse in 1986."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Defeat, Effort, Months, Years)

"Chris was a friend of mine, I loved him. I didn't see him for 18 months before he died, but I'd met him several times after the accident. What was remarkable was his personal growth in his interior life."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Life, Friend, Growth, Accident, Months, Personal growth, Remarkable)

"I haven't had sex in eight months. To be honest, I now prefer to go bowling."
- Lil' Kim
(Related: Sex, Months, Now)

"This new one was held for a couple months, so I guess it was better, but when we go into thinking our next record tragedy, it traditionally will probably change the distribution again and it will get held up again."
- Kerry King
(Related: Change, Months, Thinking, Tragedy, Will)

"I think the act of condensing months or years of work down to a couple hours of entertainment is pretty wild and extremely rewarding."
- Richard King
(Related: Work, Act, Entertainment, Months, Pretty, Years)

"In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak; of war, the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported released for sale in Canada, amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Canada, Months, Proof, Quantity, Spirits)

"If I were to play somebody who ran a fish and chip shop, I would not work in a fish and chip shop for three months. Staring at chips is not going to help me in my performance."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Work, Performance, Fish, Help, Months, Play)

"Then in 1969, I spent the spring term at Cornell University in New York. The invasion of August 1968 had already happened, but the hardline regime took several months to crack down on dissidents."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Months, Spring, University)

"A whole bunch of months passed and I didn't hear anything and then he emailed and asked if I could do a little piece on POD and Queens of the Stone Age."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Age, Months)

"This is a year and a few months after the transplant. Before I had it my doctors told me that it would be the biggest thing that I ever had to face and believe me, when they take your liver out of ya and put another one in it's like replacing a football in your stomach."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Doctors, Football, Months)

"I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy. I just wanted to perform. I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day."
- Keira Knightley
(Related: College, Day, Friends, Months)

"I said, to be a New Yorker you have to live here for six months, and if at the end of the six months you find you walk faster, talk faster, think faster, you're a New Yorker."
- Ed Koch
(Related: End, Months, Talk)

"And in nineteen seventy two I almost wasn't, on the team, but I knew about it just before Olympic Games for three months before this why this is was not very good for me. I'd been ready to go, you know."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Games, Months)

"I seem to find different material every four to six months and I frequently forget it which is a shame because it would be nice to have a bigger library."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Forget, Months, Shame)

"I was required by Capital to release one every six months and the fastest I could do with all my touring was every nine months, and it would spook me every time because I never had what I needed and I really didn't want to do covers."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Time, Months, Want)

"But in 2000, the injuries really started to kick in and my elbow gave a lot of problems. At the end of the year I had to take 20 months off before I could come back into the game."
- Richard Krajicek
(Related: End, Months, Problems)

"The life expectancy of a team is about eight months. Then the next year, it's a whole new team."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Life, Months)

"Here's to five miserable months on the wagon and the irreparable harm that it's caused me."
- Stanley Kubrick
(Related: Harm, Months)

"And yeah, my handicap was down to a 10 when we were at the thick of it. I trained for six or seven months, golfing every day for six hours, seven days a week, with eight trainers. It was intense."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Day, Months)

"I learned more about acting from George Stevens in a few months than I had in my entire life up until then."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Life, Acting, Months)

"Because I stopped dieting already six months ago, and I think it's important to bring out a book like this and you are there a year later and say look, I'm still like this."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Dieting, Months)

"I was working straight for nine months and I'm exhausted. I'm ready to relax for a little while and read. I don't want to work for work sake; I have to be excited about it."
- Sanaa Lathan
(Related: Work, Months, Relax, Want)

"Nothing's sacred anymore. Those girls and I got so close. They were painting me naked every day for months. It was kind of like going to a really bizarre sleepover. It's what you guys imagine we do: One naked girl and seven pairs of hands all over her."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Bizarre, Day, Girls, Months, Nothing, Painting)

"When I have a full schedule like that, I don't see myself sitting there for a couple of months, doing the research, going through a painful process, it's just not my thing anymore."
- Ang Lee
(Related: Months, Research)

"What is a Web year now, about three months? And when people can browse around, discover new things, and download them fast, when we all have agents - then Web years could slip by before human beings can notice."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: People, Months, Now, Years)

"When a decision is made to go to war based on intelligence, it is a fateful decision. It has ramifications and impacts way beyond the current months and years."
- Carl Levin
(Related: War, Intelligence, Decision, Months, Years)

"I haven't spoken English with native speakers in several months. I've been speaking Arabic."
- John Walker Lindh
(Related: English, Months)

"We got off the Clash of the Titans tour and I said that my wife and I were working on having a baby and sure enough we found out that she was pregnant. So I told them nine months in advance that I wasn't going to tour in September so I could witness the birth of my first son."
- Dave Lombardo
(Related: Wife, Son, Baby, First, Months)

"I was on dialysis for 18 months before the transplant, so it was important I tried to look ahead to days like my comeback this Saturday. You need those big goals to drive you on."
- Jonah Lomu
(Related: Goals, Months)

"I was born nine months premature."
- Jay London
(Related: Months)

"It's really impossible to project ahead even six months in this business."
- Julie London
(Related: Business, Months, Project)

"The Britney Spears movie was just fun and light, but let's talk about that in a few months."
- Justin Long
(Related: Fun, Light, Months, Talk)

"It took a long time to get that film made. I went in for it almost right after or like maybe six or seven months after I had my son and actually auditioned for the Regina King part and they just were like, 'No, you're just - you just don't really seem the part.'"
- Nia Long
(Related: Time, Son, Film, Months, Right)

"They have the big ferris wheel and we've been out of town for two months, so he just was like, 'Mommy I want to go to Toys R Us and I don't care if you have a movie coming out and all that.' He was just being a kid. But I had to allow him to have that moment."
- Nia Long
(Related: Being, Care, Months, Want)

"Like they say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone."
- Mario Lopez
(Related: Day, Fishing, Months)

"At Munich we sold the Czechs for a few months grace, but the disgrace will last as long as history."
- F. L. Lucas
(Related: History, Disgrace, Months, Will)

"I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he makes a film every 18 months. He's amazing really."
- Adrian Lyne
(Related: Day, Film, Months)

"Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Evening, Months, News, World)

"The book, you understand, was not written for publication. It was the portrayal of my emotions, the analysis of my own soul life during three months of my nineteenth year. I wrote then all the time, just as I do now, but, though the book is in diary form, it is not a diary."
- Mary MacLane
(Related: Life, Time, Soul, Emotions, Months, Now)

"I went to acting school, but only for nine months. If you're an actor, you know, don't really need to learn how to do it."
- Patrick Macnee
(Related: Acting, Actor, Months, School)

"We spent a month in Japan last year, a week in Istanbul for the United Nations, and nearly three months in my native Nova Scotia, where my two brothers have homes; and we'll go back there this summer."
- Robert MacNeil
(Related: Brothers, Months, Nations, Summer, United)

"I'll go do films for three or four months and then I can't wait to go home to LA. And I complain about LA left and right, but then I always end up wanting to go home, you know?"
- Tobey Maguire
(Related: Home, End, Months, Right)

"When I crossed Asia with my friend Peter Fleming, we spoke to no one but each other during many months, and we covered exactly the same ground. Nevertheless my journey differed completely from his."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Friend, Journey, Months)

"I looked through our catalog year by year, and I saw that there were pockets of time when we wrote some terrific songs. Then all of a sudden, we'd go for another two or three months and there weren't great songs."
- Barry Mann
(Related: Time, Months, Songs)

"First, his job approval ratings have been trending down for many months, a trend that has accelerated in recent weeks as the war on terrorism has been supplanted in the public's mind by corporate scandals, stock market declines, and a growing sense of economic insecurity."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: War, Approval, Corporate, First, Insecurity, Job, Mind, Months, Public, Sense, Terrorism)

"My life as a working theorist began three months after this preliminary study and background reading, when Oscar gently nudged me toward working on a particular problem."
- Rudolph A. Marcus
(Related: Life, Months, Reading, Study)

"Being on the cover of a magazine with my son is the best thing ever. It took me 18 years to get my first cover, he gets one at 8 months."
- Cindy Margolis
(Related: Son, Being, First, Months, Years)

"You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient automobile made from overseas."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Months)

"Domesticity has to mean nesting. Otherwise, six months go by, and you don't know where your underwear is."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: Months)

"I was six months old at the time that I was taken, with my mother and father, from Sacramento, California, and placed in internment camps in the United States."
- Robert Matsui
(Related: Time, Mother, Father, Months, Old, states, United)

"My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more."
- Walter Matthau
(Related: Months)

"I go through major crises every few months, but then I have great peaks of belief and creativity. I'm a weird kind of animal."
- Brian May
(Related: Belief, Creativity, Months)

"If we know there is enough money in there for nine or ten months, we won't worry too much. They can come back and get more-not all they want, but a large piece of it. So you always have the supplemental as a safety valve."
- John William McCormack
(Related: Money, Months, Safety, Want, Worry)

"I stopped this one about two months before federation and I want the next one to be more political. It will deal with the formation of white Australian policy and things like that."
- Colleen McCullough
(Related: Policy, Months, Want, Will)

"One of my first jobs was at the Boston Globe. I worked in the sports department six months a year. When I was ready to graduate, the sports editor gave me a job as a schoolboy sports writer."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Sports, Boston, First, Job, Jobs, Months, Writer)

"If, in a few months, I'm only number 8 or number 10 in the world, I'll have to look at what off-the-court work I can do. I will need to do something if I want to be number 1."
- John McEnroe
(Related: Work, Months, Want, Will, World)

"Then I left school at 16 and worked in Perth Repertory Theatre, which was quite nearby where I lived. And I worked there for about six or seven months, as part of the stage crew."
- Ewan McGregor
(Related: Months, School, Theatre)

"It was weird because I'd only been in L.A. for about six months and I had my first feature."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: First, Months)

"I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated."
- Al McGuire
(Related: College, Months)

"Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: History, Work, Lies, Months, Remembrance, Tribute, Years)

"The fact is five months ago this was an issue that people weren't really talking that much about. Because of the president's leadership, because he's brought it to people's attention, it's now a top issue."
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Leadership, People, Attention, Fact, Months, Now, President, Talking)

"I love my lifestyle now, but at the end of nine months, you're toast. You are toast. It's like running a marathon. You can't think while you're doing it. Especially when different directors come in who are not part of the posse, the circle."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Love, End, Marathon, Months, Now, Running)

"I'd like to go away for six months and learn to kiteboard and windsurf. I love pinochle, I love chess and I love windsurfing."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Love, Chess, Months)

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
- Bernard Meltzer
(Related: People, Friends, Months, Trying, Years)

"The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Jury, Months)

"There was a time there in the mid '80s to the '90s there that we played six finals, three Canada Cups, we were playing hockey almost 10 months a year for a long time there."
- Mark Messier
(Related: Time, Canada, Months)

"I just think overall a lot of it has to do with conditioning and players putting in the time and the effort in the off-season to keep themselves in condition for 12 months a year."
- Mark Messier
(Related: Time, Effort, Months)

"I signed to Def Jam and within two months, I heard that Ja Rule was looking for someone to do a song with."
- Christina Milian
(Related: Months, Song)

"They have very good individual players, but they need the collective game. And they still do not have it although there are now only six months left to go."
- Roger Milla
(Related: Months, Now)

"Four months of preparation and about 12 hours of shooting turned into about 30 seconds of screen time."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Time, Months, Preparation)

"I worked with the same trainer that worked with Denzel Washington in THe Hurricane. It was three months of training, five days a week, 4 to 5 hours a day. This was followed by a month of choreography."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Day, Months, Training, Washington)

"After 16 months of teaching, consulting, fellowship, and special project activities on matters ranging from conservation to healthcare to international trade, Gov. Ventura appointed me to the Minnesota Court of Appeals."
- David Minge
(Related: Conservation, Consulting, Court, Healthcare, Months, Project, Teaching, Trade)

"I've been accustomed to being famous and having a certain level of attention for 14 years, but in the last few months, it's changed. It's like on the arcade game, I've gone up to the next level."
- Kylie Minogue
(Related: Attention, Being, Famous, Months, Years)

"A lot of my reading over the next few months will be the works of Hans Christian Andersen - I have been appointed an ambassador for the bicentenary celebrations of his birth next year."
- Roger Moore
(Related: Christian, Months, Reading, Will)

"I know there are things I did in education that will never be reversed. I have not done that in film yet because I have only been here for about nine months."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Education, Film, Months, Will)

"The advice that I usually give to young actors is that if you can create a character for the stage and keep that character fresh for at least 6 months that means you're doing the show eight times a week."
- Joe Morton
(Related: Character, Actors, Advice, Months)

"I don't think I've ever read an old book through from start to finish. Not after more than six months after writing it, that is."
- Nicholas Mosley
(Related: Months, Old, Writing)

"I don't like the dislocation of being away for months at a time. It's not conducive to having a life."
- Bob Mould
(Related: Life, Time, Being, Months)

"Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Months, Silence)

"Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star."
- Alison Moyet
(Related: Being, Months, Sheep)

"The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism. There were experiences over a period of about six months which caused me to decide to give up music, so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G. Management and tell them."
- Jamie Muir
(Related: Music, Management, Buddhism, Interest, Months)

"At the moment I'm doing this space movie, so I'm obsessed with physics and space travel. I know three months down the line it's gone. Then I'll be able to superficially say stuff about space."
- Cillian Murphy
(Related: Travel, Months, Physics, Space)

"I say that I played a doorstop in Dune because I remember standing around a lot. I was down there for months."
- Jack Nance
(Related: Months)

"I later spent... five to eight months in hospitals in New Jersey, always on an involuntary basis, and always attempting a legal argument for release."
- John Forbes Nash, Jr.
(Related: Legal, Argument, Hospitals, Months)

"My education began in the public schools of Wilmington. During most of these years, from about age 10, I also worked at some job or other after school, on weekends, and in the summer months."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: Age, Education, Job, Months, Public, School, Schools, Summer, Years)

"It takes four months to ship food aid and 40 percent of the cost is in the shipping. People cannot eat shipping costs. We have had people die when there are surpluses in the markets."
- Andrew Natsios
(Related: Food, People, Months)

"I'm rather pleased with the new manuals. I see Inform now as a gauche young adult, having got past the stage of growing out of his shoes every few months."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Months, Now, Past)

"I haven't been out in the marketplace in a while. I'm thinking about going back into it. I've got some things set up over the next couple of months just to go and see. But I have no idea what the specific way to a solution is anymore. It's mysterious to me."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Idea, Months, Solution, Thinking)

"By the time I got to the hospital, I certainly realised that I had a problem because I couldn't write or print at that time, which lasted luckily only about four months. I'd gone numb here and on my tongue and the right foot a little bit."
- John Newcombe
(Related: Time, Months, Right, Tongue)

"Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play, just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places to listen and be alone and kinda chill out."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Work, Dream, Months, Play)

"I think a benefit is that we try to put it up in a short time. From the decision to do this mission until we fly, it's six months and one week or so, so it's a very short time."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Time, Decision, Mission, Months)

"Speaker Newt Gingrich has appointed a task force, which I'm on, and over the next couple months the task force is going to try to come up with legislation that does what we're all trying to do. I feel pretty good about the members that are on the task force."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Force, Legislation, Months, Pretty, Trying)

"Over the last 15 months, we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Months, Now, states, United)

"So the idea that you could put Kurds, Shiite Arabs, and Sunni Arabs in a nice, liberal, federal system in Iraq in a short amount of time, six months or a year, boggles the mind."
- William Odom
(Related: Time, Idea, Iraq, Liberal, Mind, Months)

"As a working actor, all I want to do is work. That's it. It's terrifying when you don't work. It's very hard when you don't work. There have been times when I've been out of work for like six months. I feel theatre to me is like manna."
- Sandra Oh
(Related: Work, Actor, Months, Theatre, Want)

"I lived in LA for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it."
- Catherine O'Hara
(Related: Months, Parents)

"Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: War, Advice, Kids, Months, Now, Parents, Summer, Teaching, Visit, Want)

"In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future."
- John Olver
(Related: Conflict, Doctors, End, Focus, Future, Iraq, Judges, Key, Months, Police, Soldiers, Teachers, Training)

"We need to make it clear that we will withdraw from Iraq within 6 to 9 months - so that the Iraqis will know that they must stand up and defend the opportunity given to them."
- John Olver
(Related: Opportunity, Iraq, Months, Will)

"Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father's fury - once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Father, Brother, Months)

"We were in the Arabian Desert for nine months. And I was having the time of my life. It could have been an archeological expedition, a military expedition."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Time, Life, Military, Months)

"The liberal groups spent months raising money so they could take down anyone President Bush nominated. But they have not been able to touch judge Roberts."
- Michael Oxley
(Related: Money, Liberal, Months, President)

"It took me nine months to write 60 pages. It was very frustrating."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Months)

"The unions and the auto companies have been unable to put a deal together that fundamentally restructures the industry. It needs to get done. The only way it's really going to get done is in bankruptcy court. They should have done it six months ago they should do it now."
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Related: Court, Months, Needs, Now)

"I did a play I think my first six months on the show, called Bullpen. Then I got involved with Theater Forty and did this play called Plastic which is about two male models coming to a casting call."
- Austin Peck
(Related: First, Months, Play, Theater)

"I was born in London, England, in 1938, a few months before the war, and spent the first years of my life there, although I was evacuated a couple of times for short periods. My schooling was very interrupted, both by frequent moves and by ill health."
- Anne Perry
(Related: Health, Life, War, EnglFirst, London, Months, Years)

"I would like you all to give me a round of applause as I have not crashed my car in over 15 months."
- Matthew Perry
(Related: Car, Applause, Months)

"I dated a lot of girls all through high school, and in college I dated a young lady for about eight months."
- Danny Pintauro
(Related: College, Lady, Girls, Months, School)

"I invented animals and birds - I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Friend, Animals, Birds, Fun, Months, Poems)

"There's no way that I could do a 9 to 5 job. There's no way. I was not cut out for that. You come in and you work for three months on the one job. They say, 'Great,' you know, and you're on to the next one - and you never even got fired. It's wonderful."
- Dennis Quaid
(Related: Work, Job, Months)

"I could never hold a job for more than three months, which works out well because that's how long a movie shoots."
- Dennis Quaid
(Related: Job, Months)

"I wouldn't mind taking a rest for three or four months, but I have to keep on making films for the sake of my crew, who just wait for the next film because they're not on a fixed salary."
- Satyajit Ray
(Related: Film, Mind, Months, Rest)

"Integrity is so perishable in the summer months of success."
- Vanessa Redgrave
(Related: Success, Integrity, Months, Summer)

"I think we're in the beginning of a bull market. When a bull market begins, nine months later the economy turns around."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: Beginning, Economy, Months)

"Sometimes when you make a film you can go away for three months and then come back and live your life. But this struck a much deeper chord. I don't have the ability yet to speak about it in an objective."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Life, Ability, Film, Months)

"Basically it starts with four months of training, just basic stretching, kicking and punching. Then you come to the choreography and getting ready to put the dance together."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Dance, Months, Training)

"We started training a month before the movie started and then by five months in, we were at our peak shape."
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Months, Training)

"Four months after we finished shooting, I'd been in New Orleans shooting another movie and my agent and I were having a bite to eat - actually in London - and he's sitting there and goes, 'Wow, I just can't believe how ripped you are.'"
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: London, Months)

"About two months ago I finished a gospel tour."
- Cliff Richard
(Related: Months)

"All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk. We had so often packed our service trunks that the whole thing had become tedious."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: War, Months, Nothing, Service, Talk)

"I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Beds, Hate, Months)

"I'd gone through periods where I didn't work live performances for probably seven or eight months at a time."
- Johnny Rivers
(Related: Time, Work, Months)

"About two months into the Whisky, I borrowed some money and rented a remote recording truck."
- Johnny Rivers
(Related: Money, Months)

"I spent seven months in Africa and came back saying there isn't anything you can say about black people that you couldn't say about, say, pink people except that they're black."
- Larry Rivers
(Related: People, Months, Saying)

"It is true that I am often startled and even angered and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Content, Months, Provocative)

"You can't take up golf on a whim and find yourself competing against Tiger Woods in the Masters six months later."
- Richard Roeper
(Related: Golf, Months, Whim)

"My mother told me I was dancing before I was born. She could feel my toes tapping wildly inside her for months."
- Ginger Rogers
(Related: Mother, Dancing, Months)

"So that's what's going on right now, and I'm looking to put out an album within the next six months."
- Christy Romano
(Related: Months, Now, Right)

"Being in drag for three months - I now have an idea of what women go through. At least maybe a little."
- Michael Rosenbaum
(Related: Women, Idea, Being, Months, Now)

"I was 20 years old at Pearl Harbor. I was in the Navy about a year and four months before the war."
- Barney Ross
(Related: War, Months, Navy, Old, Years)

"Here we spent so much time together - eight months of our lives almost - and it was so great because we all got so close and that really made us not afraid to improve with each other."
- Emmy Rossum
(Related: Time, Months)

"And also it was a process of, we lifted weights as well, in an effort to train my body to then be able to lift heavier weights when I got in Australia. So that was the first couple of months."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Body, Effort, First, Months)

"I've just been more interested in doing film right now and I don't want to go away from my family for six months, which was what I would have had to have done if I did the play on Broadway."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Family, Film, Months, Now, Play, Right, Want)

"I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today will last five days, five weeks or five months, but it won't last any longer than that."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Force, Iraq, Months, Today, Will)

"My parents came to visit every two months and brought plenty of books."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: Books, Months, Parents, Visit)

"I'd rather go to a place and spend a couple of months, get to know it, get to know the people."
- Joe Sacco
(Related: People, Months)

"I just did a play in New York which has been my best experience that I've had for maybe ever. It was Paul Weitz's play called Privilege and I was in New York for three months."
- Bob Saget
(Related: Experience, Months, Play, Privilege)

"I decided I would go to Chicago and try my luck as a writer after those eight months as a fireman."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Chicago, Luck, Months, Writer)

"Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old!"
- May Sarton
(Related: Genius, Baby, Forget, Months, Temperament, Will)

"The most important event I covered was the Panama Canal debate, which dragged on for months."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Debate, canal, Months, Panama)

"I took six months off, finished high school, and hung out with friends."
- Devon Sawa
(Related: Friends, Months, School)

"An investigation may take six months. A quick interview, profile, a day."
- Diane Sawyer
(Related: Day, Investigation, May, Months, Quick)

"Sugar Ray Robinson was at the top of the boxing world during the 1950's when it seemed that he would either win or lose the championship about every three or four months."
- Dick Schaap
(Related: Boxing, Months, World)

"I learned the business in about two months, and then made as much as the others, and was consequently doing quite well when the factory burned down, destroying all our machines - 150 of them. This was very hard on the girls who had paid for their machines."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Business, Girls, Machines, Months)

"I'm not a guy to go in the studio and spend months, let alone years, like some people do. I cannot even be in the studio for a month, it will drive me nuts."
- Neil Schon
(Related: People, Months, Will, Years)

"I live with an 18-month-old Jack Russell named Chicken. He moved in about 15 months ago, and it was very hard at first because I work a lot and he doesn't."
- Liev Schreiber
(Related: Work, First, Months)

"The economic recession in America wasn't caused by bad luck; it was caused by bad Republican policies. But the Republican candidates are doubling down on the same flawed policies that led to the loss of 3.6 million jobs in the final months of 2008 and gravely affected middle class families across America."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: America, Class, Jobs, Loss, Luck, Middle class, Months, Republican)

"President Obama is making the tough decisions to get our country going in the right direction, has taken our economy from job losses to 15 straight months of job gains, cut taxes 26 times, and focused like a laser on getting the middle class back on its feet while those campaigning to replace him have failed to show they can lead on these issues."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Class, Country, Decisions, Direction, Economy, Feet, Job, Middle class, Months, President, Right, Taxes)

"Government experts have estimated that ANWR reserves would only provide enough oil for six months of U.S. oil consumption. In addition, the oil industry itself has estimated that it would take 10 years to bring this oil to the market."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Government, Experts, Months, Oil, Years)

"When they were in Papua New Guinea, God just totally grabbed a hold of Will's heart and totally changed him. And within three months he was saved and he's never looked back since."
- Michael Scott
(Related: God, Heart, Months, Will)

"I suppose I was very disappointed that I was injured during training for Korea. In fact, I had an argument with a grenade and it won, and consequently I was forced to come back to Australia for twelve months."
- Peter Scott
(Related: Argument, Fact, Months, Training)

"When you're doing a big movie, you're gone for 10 months to a year."
- Ridley Scott
(Related: Months)

"I wish I were one of those terribly clever people who, when they write their autobiographies, always say, when I was fifteen months old I distinctly remember my Aunt Fanny saying to me, etc."
- George Seaton
(Related: People, Months, Old, Saying)

"After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations."
- David Sedaris
(Related: Art, Months, Parents, Potential, State, University)

"We've got to practice three weeks, get the kinks out, then we've got to practice three weeks with the crew, and then go out for four months. It's just a huge chunk of time out of life."
- Bob Seger
(Related: Life, Time, Months, Practice)

"You can't get a good crew and a good sound system, and a good light system if you do a small tour. If you want the best, those guys want a commitment of about 4 to 6 months. And I'd want the best people and the best stuff."
- Bob Seger
(Related: People, Commitment, Light, Months, Sound, Want)

"And as part of my activity there, he had indicated he wanted me to work with him on that and conduct the various technical tests. And so a few months later I moved from Southern California up to the Monterey Peninsula where I still live today."
- John Sexton
(Related: Work, Months, Tests, Today)

"I took a workshop from him a few months after that. That experience changed my whole approach to photography. At that workshop in Yosemite in 1973 I decided I wanted to try and see if I could pursue this for myself, and I'm still trying."
- John Sexton
(Related: Experience, Months, Photography, Trying)

"After months of want and hunger, we suddenly found ourselves able to have meals fit for the gods, and with appetites the gods might have envied."
- Ernest Shackleton
(Related: Gods, Hunger, Months, Want)

"I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Crime, Months)

"Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: First, Man, Months)

"We're travelling for about nine-and-a-half months a year."
- George Shearing
(Related: Months)

"But the Americans have no extra money. They have their own problems. They can provide financial assistance for two, three, four, or six months at most."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Money, Financial, Americans, Months, Problems)

"For the novice runner, I'd say to give yourself at least 2 months of consistently running several times a week at a conversational pace before deciding whether you want to stick with it. Consistency is the most important aspect of training at this point."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Consistency, Months, Running, Training, Want)

"Joe Kennedy isn't in the habit of having incompetents around. I wouldn't have lasted three months if I didn't have some ability."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Habit, Ability, Months)

"I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Day, First, Months, Students, Teachers)

"We don't pump out albums eight months apart from each other."
- Josh Silver
(Related: Months)

"Ancient recipients of instant news probably couldn't do very much about it, for instance. Xerxes would still need three months to get his army together, and he might not get home for years."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Home, Army, Months, News, Years)

"After 27 years, I walked out of my first one a few months ago. Black Sheep with Chris Farley."
- Gene Siskel
(Related: First, Months, Sheep, Years)

"I think we had made some tremendous progress in the six months before I left."
- Jeffrey Skilling
(Related: Progress, Months)

"I'm sorry I didn't go to jail for six months, then I know you could come to see me anytime you wanted to."
- Eddie Slovik
(Related: Months)

"For months it seemed that a revolution was certain. But instead, slavery seems more likely now. The working class no longer has the physical resistance for a revolution, and the Entente is too strong, and Russia is too weak."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Class, Revolution, Months, Now, Russia, Slavery)

"We all laughed. It was more like that whole thing that I was talking about earlier. You go to training camp and after the season is over, you might not see the guys for six months until you go back to training camp."
- Bubba Smith
(Related: Months, Talking, Training)

"Just because something is three months away and seems far off, doesn't mean you will want to be there when the time comes."
- Jaclyn Smith
(Related: Time, Months, Want, Will)

"Three months. I was playing the organ for three months. It was a challenge for me in the beginning."
- Jimmy Smith
(Related: Beginning, Challenge, Months)

"We had to depend on other institutions to do research on our behalf. We had to use the information that already existed to craft the best practices to distribute throughout the country. And we had to do all of that in ten months."
- DeForest Soaries
(Related: Country, Information, Months, Research)

"After about six months, I told my mother that I wanted the lessons to stop, and she was intelligent enough not to force me to continue. Besides, the lessons cost money, which was anything but abundant in our household."
- Georg Solti
(Related: Money, Mother, Force, Months)

"Oscar Hammerstein was a surrogate father during all those many days, and weeks and months when I didn't see my own father."
- Stephen Sondheim
(Related: Father, Months)

"The damage done to this country by its own misconduct in the last few months and years, to its very heart and soul, is far greater and longer lasting than any damage that any terrorist could possibly inflict upon us."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Soul, Heart, Country, Months, Years)

"I wanted to do something far from my intellectual and physical home, so I went to live in Beijing for eight months and took Mandarin Chinese."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Home, Months)

"You know, that's kind of the thing, I can't freestyle and I used to always wonder why I couldn't, and when I would try once out of every six months, but I was always a great writer!"
- Bubba Sparxxx
(Related: Months, Wonder)

"Well, when I did Underworld 2, I was in Vancouver for five months and I was reminiscent to be back up there."
- Scott Speedman
(Related: Months)

"In my day, at 12 years old, which was 38 years ago, we worked out in summer months for two and a half hours. Today someone in that age group might work out for four hours, two hours in the morning and two at night."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Age, Work, Day, Months, Night, Old, Summer, Today, Years)

"There's no huge, deep message in any of the songs. We recorded a few months of being human."
- Layne Staley
(Related: Being, Deep, Months, Songs)

"Most bands don't even last fourteen months let alone fourteen years."
- Peter Steele
(Related: Months, Years)

"I joined the Army and was sent to the MIT radiation laboratory after a few months of introduction to electromagnetic wave theory in a special course, given for Army personnel at the University of Chicago."
- Jack Steinberger
(Related: Army, Chicago, Months, Theory, University)

"I spent two months on the first draft, working 8 hours a day, five days a week."
- George Stephen
(Related: Day, Draft, First, Months)

"I began directing episodes, which was a great light every couple of months. We never short-changed our audience, but it became something that you had to work at rather than something that was a pleasure."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Work, Light, Months, Pleasure)

"Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months."
- Clifford Stoll
(Related: Months)

"It was exactly what was released two months later with the exception of a couple of reaction shots which we went back in to get. I liked the movie very much and asked him what the studio's problem was. I felt that he was at a point where they might have worn him down."
- Madeleine Stowe
(Related: Months)

"My first real breakthrough collided with the last months of Callaghan's Labour government, which had every intention of enjoying my success as much as I did."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Success, Government, First, Intention, Months)

"I have four to five months, tops, per year to give to my acting work."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Work, Acting, Months)

"The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: Love, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Letters, Months, Production)

"The Prime Minister of India, at a meeting that I co-chaired a few months ago, stated that any development that is not sustainable is not development."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Development, Meeting, Months)

"We became somewhat household names really quickly, within a matter of - what? - three, four months. So it's hard to get used to, and it's really sometimes hard to understand."
- Ruben Studdard
(Related: Months, Names)

"For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own. It is a good habit."
- Arthur H. Sulzberger
(Related: Habit, Months, New year)

"All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: People, Months)

"In two months Joseph Kennedy had taken over my entire life, and I trusted him implicitly to make the most of it."
- Gloria Swanson
(Related: Life, Months)

"The most difficult part of playing Christ was that I had to keep up the image around the clock. As soon as the picture finished, I returned home to Sweden and tried to find my old self. It took six months to get back to normal."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Home, Christ, Months, Old, Self)

"When I finished the role of Christ, I felt as though I'd been let out on parole. A man who has served 18 months isn't eager to go back to prison."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Christ, Man, Months, Prison)

"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Time, Moments, Months)

"I think we're really getting it right the last few months and hopefully we'll get better and better at it."
- David Talbot
(Related: Months, Right)

"Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months."
- William D. Tammeus
(Related: Months, News, Oil)

"After each experience, you grow up, you get enriched with something, and you don't know how you're going to be in six months, you don't know what you're going to want, what you're going to need."
- Audrey Tautou
(Related: Experience, Months, Want)

"When I cleaned up some 17 odd years ago, I felt terrible for about six months. The only thing that gave me any real relief was strenuous physical activity."
- James Taylor
(Related: Months, Years)

"Art doesn't feed me or fill the void when I am not working. If I haven't worked for six months, I can't paint."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Art, Months)

"Seven and the Ragged Tiger took six months to record and finish."
- Roger Andrew Taylor
(Related: Months)

"It is my belief that it is not the fact that he traveled as much as he did during the past few months as much as what he said and how he said it that hurt him."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Belief, Fact, Hurt, Months, Past)

"There needs to be a planned series of speeches, interviews, etc., over the next two or three months by administration officials and other public figures talking about President Ford, what he is trying to do and what he has accomplished."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Months, Needs, President, Public, Talking, Trying)

"Maybe in a few months I can start to daydream if we are still top of the league. That is the main one for us."
- John Terry
(Related: Months)

"Seeing The English Patient is wonderfully draining, but imagine acting in it for six months."
- Kristin Scott Thomas
(Related: Acting, English, Months)

"Right now we have a closure rate between discovery and exploitation of four to six months. We need to be more in the realm of seven to 10 days. That is an enormous challenge."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Challenge, Discovery, Exploitation, Months, Now, Right)

"Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years."
- James Thurber
(Related: Boys, Months, Understanding, Years)

"I'm 65 and I guess that puts me in with the geriatrics. But if there were fifteen months in every year, I'd only be 48. That's the trouble with us. We number everything. Take women, for example. I think they deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of 28 and 40."
- James Thurber
(Related: Women, Example, Months, Trouble, Years)

"The sanity of the average banquet speaker lasts about two and a half months; at the end of that time he begins to mutter to himself, and calls out in his sleep."
- James Thurber
(Related: Time, End, Months, Sanity, Sleep)

"What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Mother, Sister, Brother, Europe, First, Months, World)

"In the months leading up to World War II, there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: War, Americans, Europe, Leading, Months, Nothing, Ocean, Talk, Trouble, World, World war)

"The greatest good fortune of my return to Cambridge in 1946 was that there, in the spring, I met Elizabeth Fay Ringo. We were married a few months later."
- James Tobin
(Related: Fortune, Months, Spring)

"It may sound a bit like an army barracks, but the truth of the matter is: there must be some time laid aside for arranging, time for working on either a book or an article - I've written two articles in the last four months for the New York Times book review section."
- Mel Torme
(Related: Time, Truth, Army, May, Months, Sound)

"For six months I'd do movies and make it all about me. Then the other six months, it's not about me and it doesn't matter what my hair looks like or what anything looks like."
- Rachel True
(Related: Movies, Hair, Months)

"When you work on a movie, you just have no idea how it's going to come out; you hope it's good, but you don't really know, and you don't see it until about six or nine months afterward, and I saw it and was pretty pleased."
- Rachel True
(Related: Work, Idea, Hope, Months, Pretty)

"I remember when I first came to Washington. For the first six months you wonder how the hell you ever got here. For the next six months you wonder how the hell the rest of them ever got here."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: First, Hell, Months, Rest, Washington, Wonder)

"At one point, I didn't get out of bed for, I think, three months, and I went down to the bottom of the hill one day and I had to call somebody to get me to come back up - come pick me up because I couldn't physically walk up the hill."
- Tanya Tucker
(Related: Bed, Day, Months)

"Investigation may be likened to the long months of pregnancy, and solving a problem to the day of birth. To investigate a problem is, indeed, to solve it."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Day, Investigation, May, Months, Pregnancy)

"I can live for two months on a good compliment."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Compliment, Months)

"The band's never taken a year off. Last August we decided to take one, and three months in I was bored to tears."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Months, Tears)

"The journey and excursions in Mexico which have originated the narrative and remarks contained in this volume were made in the months of March, April, May, and June of 1856, for the most part on horseback."
- Edward Burnett Tylor
(Related: April, Journey, June, March, May, Months)

"They rushed to move it forward, uh, and then a lawsuit was filed and we spent many months litigating, rather than trying to come up with legislation and move forward on that front."
- Tom Udall
(Related: Legislation, Months, Trying)

"At first, it was hard to sit down and read the things that people were saying. A lot of people would've worked their way up to this position and would've gotten a thick skin over a few years' time. For me, though, all this happened in a few months."
- Carrie Underwood
(Related: Time, People, First, Months, Saying, Skin, Years)

"I was going to visit IBM for six months as a visiting scientist. Now, six months is a lot of time, so I came with a whole list of projects that I might want to work on."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Work, Time, Months, Now, Projects, Visit, Want)

"The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur, after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues in three months and a half, a distance greater than the great circle of the earth. Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future?"
- Jules Verne
(Related: Earth, Future, Months, Now, Water)

"When I began writing science fiction in the middle '60s, it seemed very easy to find ideas that took decades to percolate into the cultural consciousness; now the lead time seems more like eighteen months."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Science, Time, Ideas, Consciousness, Fiction, Months, Now, Writing)

"Every day I spend time on the treadmill. I am walking faster, stronger and harder than I was two months ago."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Time, Day, Months, Walking)

"We sit in a room for months trying to think of funny things."
- David Walliams
(Related: Funny, Months, Trying)

"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)

"I'm not trying to be coy here; we're just not prepared to give a lot of detail about our thinking, but we will be making some announcements in the coming months."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Detail, Months, Thinking, Trying, Will)

"I have been trying to lose weight for the last two-three months and it has gone really well. In the last 6-12 months I have been in the best form in quite a while."
- Shane Warne
(Related: Months, Trying, Weight)

"The defeat of the Americans in Canada and the advantages gained by the British arms in the Jerseys, and indeed for some months in every other quarter, gave to the royal cause an air of triumph."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Americans, Canada, Cause, Defeat, Months)

"There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then turning around and playing someone sweet. Films give you this opportunity."
- Amy Weber
(Related: Opportunity, Months, Nothing)

"I prefer working on films. I like the variety. There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then playing someone sweet for the next two. Films give you this opportunity."
- Amy Weber
(Related: Opportunity, Months, Nothing, Variety)

"No sociologist should think himself too good, even in his old age, to make tens of thousands of quite trivial computations in his head and perhaps for months at a time."
- Max Weber
(Related: Time, Age, Months, Old)

"A lot of those songs are actually about Sarah, who I was recently divorced from about five or six months ago. I'd been seeing her off and on since I was about nineteen, so a lot of those songs are about her."
- Gene Ween
(Related: Months, Songs)

"I learned to yodel pretty well. It took me a few months, but I eventually perfected it."
- Johnny Weissmuller
(Related: Months, Pretty)

"We are now after 7 months operation making money here."
- Henry Wells
(Related: Money, Months, Now)

"I didn't want to deal in poetry. I got rid of that after a few months."
- Tom Wesselmann
(Related: Poetry, Months, Want)

"We'll probably be working on another album in the next few months here."
- Meg White
(Related: Months)

"We began a series of court battles for nine months, while I was attending classes by telephone."
- Ryan White
(Related: Court, Months)

"Given six months to live and being the fighter that I am, I set high goals for myself."
- Ryan White
(Related: Goals, Being, Months)

"Rosemary was a little nervous about going onstage, but she went on with us. I saw her at a party, and a couple of months later they called me about doing the act."
- Margaret Whiting
(Related: Act, Months, Party)

"Ty Tryon made a lot of money after turning pro, but he might not have been ready. I don't want to make a lot of money for a couple of months and then not be ready."
- Michelle Wie
(Related: Money, Months, Want)

"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Fashion, Months, Ugliness)

"When people come out of rehab, they usually go to secondary rehab for another six months and then enter back into society gradually. But I came out and did Top Of The Pops straight away!"
- Robbie Williams
(Related: Society, People, Months)

"The wonderful thing about Food for Thought is that it lets you keep your hand in theater and be in front of a live audience without a commitment of six months, or even three months."
- Treat Williams
(Related: Food, Thought, Commitment, Months, Theater)

"The country up here is beautiful; everything green and pleasant; and if you saw it now, you would not believe that in two months' time it could have such a parched and barren appearance as it will then assume."
- William John Wills
(Related: Time, Appearance, Country, Months, Now, Will)

"I divide my time between homes in Arizona and England, six months a year in each place."
- Terri Windling
(Related: Time, England, Months)

"In 1958, we decided to go to Australia. We were there for six months, and all the shows went well."
- Ernie Wise
(Related: Months)

"Jo left me a few months ago for 10 days. I get this note: I'll come back when the real Ronnie comes back."
- Ron Wood
(Related: Months)

"I think we were probably playing live for about 12 months before we got a recording deal."
- Roy Wood
(Related: Months)

"The failure of the system to deal quickly was attributable to Nixon's lying, stonewalling and refusal to come clean. So it took 26 months for the final truth to be known."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Truth, Failure, Lying, Months, Nixon)

"This house better get cleaned up in six months. The swamp is going to have to be drained pretty quickly."
- Ron Wyden
(Related: Months, Pretty)

"One day my wife went and saw the accountant and said she's pulling the plug. She said you guys are done. I said, how bad can it be? 10 grand? She said you're not even close. It came out to almost $50,000 in alcohol for two months."
- Zakk Wylde
(Related: Wife, Alcohol, Day, Months)

"In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory."
- Isoroku Yamamoto
(Related: War, Victory, First, Months, states, United, Will)

"I was very fortunate in having David Fincher, the director come to me. Now I've seen the finished product, I feel that every bit of the nine months we spent on the film was worth it."
- Dwight Yoakam
(Related: Film, Months, Now, Worth)

"A doctor gave a man six months to live. The man couldn't pay his bill, so he gave him another six months."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Man, Months)

"Television won't be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night."
- Darryl F. Zanuck
(Related: People, First, Months, Night, Television, Will)

"We will have close to 3 months of rehearsals to learn about 30 songs. Frank usually rehearsed a band for at least 3 months. If it took him that long to be comfortable we probably would need double the amount, but It's just not financially possible to do so."
- Dweezil Zappa
(Related: Months, Songs, Will)

"It is the task of several months and it is a fact that a girl, either while rehearsing or actually playing, may be training for some character or feature in some future production not yet definitely fixed even in my own mind."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Character, Fact, Future, May, Mind, Months, Production, Training)

"I asked a couple of months ago if anyone would like to start picketing the gas stations."
- Ron Ziegler
(Related: Months)

"I'm getting ready to write a piece now, and it's been six months thinking about it, changing the instrumentation, changing the name, doing more reading."
- John Zorn
(Related: Months, Name, Now, Reading, Thinking)

"I stopped dating for six months a year ago. Dating requires a lot of energy and focus."
- Daphne Zuniga
(Related: Dating, Energy, Focus, Months)