Quotes and Sayings about Time



"There are times I can't even figure myself out."
- Aaliyah
"There are times in my life when I just want to be by myself."
- Aaliyah
(Related: Life, Want)

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

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

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

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

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

"What I did in my youth is hundreds of times easier today. Technology breeds crime."
- Frank Abagnale
(Related: Technology, Crime, Today, Youth)

"One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Teamwork, Dumb, Man, Pretty, Stupidity)

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

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

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

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

"Sometimes when I get home at night in Washington I feel as though I had been in a great traffic jam."
- Grace Abbott
(Related: Home, Night, Washington)

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

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

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

"Virgin Records will probably release their own package sometime next year."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Will)

"There is love there. And then there's times when I can't even stomach Simon. You don't have to sit next to him. That's all I have to say."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Love)

"You need these experiences. Just know that sometimes, the director has a specific look in mind."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Mind)

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

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

"When the line started to blur between the fans and the players, sometimes things can get ugly."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Fans, Ugly)

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

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

"You're just sort of searching for this "thing" and sometimes you get it and sometimes you don't. All music is imperfect, but in jazz since you're improvising, at least the way I play, I'm trying to follow my train of thought in a solo."
- John Abercrombie
(Related: Music, Thought, Jazz, Play, Trying)

"The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Interest, Nations, Value, World)

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

"That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Poetry, Invention, Needs)

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

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

"Well, the hardest thing to do, as we know from our own experience on 9/11 is protect everything all the time."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Experience, Time)

"But all that having been said, you can't, in a city of a million people like Karbala, or 5 million like Baghdad, you can't be in all places at all times."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People)

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

"I'm just having a wonderful time. It's an interesting thing that I'm very comfortable with this material and I don't know why. Maybe it's because I did MacBeth."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Time)

"I love parties. I love a good time."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Love, Time)

"I'm a car singer, in fact sometimes I pretend to take my dog out for a walk, and I'll just drive him around and start singin'."
- Casey Abrams
(Related: Car, Fact)

"In my spare time I like watching TV, laying on the couch, just chillin'."
- Casey Abrams
(Related: Time)

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

"No other country in the world gives protection like that, but it is not absolute protection. People sometimes meet that high burden and win libel suits, and in those cases I think they ought to win."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: People, Burden, Country, Protection, World)

"So sometimes the facts are good and sometimes the facts are bad, the important thing from the point of view of a principle as broad and important as freedom of speech is that the courts articulate and set forth in a very protective way what those principles are."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Facts, Freedom, Principles, Speech)

"It has something to do with the facts and the law and who the judges are. So I think lawyers sometimes exaggerate their role in winning and losing. Lawyers do have a role, and a major role, but they're not the only players in this game."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Winning, Facts, Judges, Law, Lawyers, Losing)

"I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Government, War, Post, Study, Vietnam, Washington)

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

"It's risky in a marriage for a man to come home too late, but it can sometimes pose an even greater risk if he comes home too early."
- Marcel Achard
(Related: Home, Marriage, Man, Risk)

"The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair."
- Chinua Achebe
(Related: Years)

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

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

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

"Sometimes people who are Jewish are held to a higher standard which sometimes we take great pride in."
- Gary Ackerman
(Related: People, Pride)

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

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

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

"A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Fool)

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

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

"I think a lot of times we don't pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled."
- Amy Adams
(Related: People, Attitude, Positive, Attention)

"Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: God)

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

"Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Men, Creation, Fight, Force, Originality, Spirit)

"One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
- Brooks Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

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

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

"Sometimes I wonder how I got into comedy at all."
- Don Adams
(Related: Comedy, Wonder)

"Maxwell is serious, dedicated, awkward, forgetful, pompous to a certain degree, sentimental."
- Don Adams
"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Time, Illusion)

"Time is bunk."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Time)

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

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

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

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

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

"One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three hardly possible."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Friend)

"Sometimes it seems that we are successful only because we have not tried hard enough for our best. We do the hard thing, and one day we succeed, and many things are made plain to us."
- Maude Adams
(Related: Successful, Day, Succeed)

"Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best."
- Maude Adams
(Related: Life, Failure, Day, Fighting, Satisfaction)

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

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

"In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Women, Car)

"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)

"So in process of four or five years the emperor called me, as divers times he had done before."
- Will Adams
(Related: Years)

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

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

"The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking."
- George Ade
(Related: Time)

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

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

"My first impression when I made it through was 'Good, because I'm going to prove to you that I deserve to be here', because they told me that sometimes I lack confidence in my performance and sometimes I'm not as consistent as they'd like me to be."
- Naima Adedapo
(Related: Impression, Performance, Confidence, First)

"It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Life, Thought, People, Being, Day, Famous, Merit, Name, Now)

"I don't sit there and speculate. I'm not that sort of person. It wastes time, actually."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Time)

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

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

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

"Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Time, People, Country, Evening, Independence, May)

"Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Friendship, Love)

"In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Books)

"If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Desire, Lust, Pleasure, Self, Wrong)

"I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, People, Wonder)

"I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Choice, Interest, Man, Woman)

"Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Friendship, Leisure)

"Freud's view is that all love is sexual in its origin or its basis. Even those loves which do not appear to be sexual or erotic have a sexual root or core. They are all sublimations of the sexual instinct."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Instinct)

"Erotic or sexual love can truly be love if it is not selfishly sexual or lustful."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love)

"Ask others about themselves, at the same time, be on guard not to talk too much about yourself."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Time, Talk)

"Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Friendship, Love, Mother, Example)

"In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, English, Names)

"Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Men, Freedom)

"Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Joy)

"The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, God, Belief, Christian, World)

"The philosopher ought never to try to avoid the duty of making up his mind."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Duty, Mind)

"The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Growth, Purpose, Learning)

"The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Idea, Facts)

"Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Scientists, Theories)

"One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Faith, Christian, First, Problems, states, United)

"Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Earth, Justice)

"The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Education, Happiness, Life, End, Enjoyment, Possession, Satisfaction)

"Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Lonely)

"We acknowledge but one motive - to follow the truth as we know it, whithersoever it may lead us; but in our heart of hearts we are well assured that the truth which has made us free, will in the end make us glad also."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Truth, Heart, End, May, Motive, Will)

"We are selfish when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good for ourselves. We are altruistic when we are exclusively or predominantly concerned with the good of others."
- Mortimer Adler
"We love even when our love is not requited."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love)

"When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Care, Difference, Justice, World)

"You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Time, Mind, Nothing, Order)

"If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Meaning, Questions)

"Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Giving, Pleasure)

"There is only one situation I can think of in which men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do. It is when they are in love and reading a love letter."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Effort, Reading)

"Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Being, Sense)

"One of the aims of sexual union is procreation - the creation by reproduction of an image of itself, of the union."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Creation)

"Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Immortality, Wishes)

"Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Men, Ideas, Ants, Pursuit)

"It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Lust, Pleasure, Sexuality, Want)

"Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Men, Pleasure, Value)

"Love without conversation is impossible."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Conversation)

"Idle people are often bored and bored people, unless they sleep a lot, are cruel. It is not accident that boredom and cruelty are great preoccupations in our time."
- Renata Adler
(Related: Time, People, Accident, Boredom, Cruelty, Sleep)

"The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Time, Spiritual, Theatre)

"The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Time, Man, Tomorrow, Waiting, Yesterday)

"The joke of our time is the suicide of intention."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Time, Intention, Suicide)

"In his state of complete powerlessness the individual perceives the time he has left to live as a brief reprieve."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Time, State)

"If time is money, it seems moral to save time, above all one's own, and such parsimony is excused by consideration for others. One is straight-forward."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Time, Money, Consideration)

"There also is the plight that comes from natural disasters; these natural disasters could be alleviated or dealt with; we only need some time to do it."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Time, Disasters)

"Since that time up until the present time, there have been progress, and changes all through the time. The changes have not come by themselves; these changes have come from the doings of everyone in the country."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Time, Progress, Country, Present)

"It is true, there are many bad people; there are more of them than in the past, but that is because there are more people, meaning the population has tripled; there must be three times more bad people."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: People, Meaning, Past, Population)

"In Thailand's history there have been dissensions from time to time, but in general, unity has prevailed."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: History, Time, Unity)

"Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?"
- Aeschylus
(Related: Time, Gods, Pain)

"By Time and Age full many things are taught."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Age, Time)

"Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Happiness, Choice, Effort)

"There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Heart, Fear)

"Time as he grows old teaches all things."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Time, Old)

"Time brings all things to pass."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Time)

"Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?"
- Aeschylus
(Related: Gods, Pain)

"But time growing old teaches all things."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Time, Old)

"All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional, be on time and be prepared."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Time, Work)

"I just feel like sometimes I'm a force to be dealt with. My talents are sometimes overused and also sometimes underused. It's not easy being me."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Being, Force)

"When I look up at the screen and see myself I always have to laugh. Not because I think I'm doing a horrible job, quite the contrary, I just feel it's so surreal to feel like one person can entertain so many at one time."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Time, Job)

"You sleep with people all the time that you hate."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Time, People, Hate, Sleep)

"I love getting ready to do a scene, and thinking about it, and talking about it. But the rest of the time, I'm so nervous and obsessed. I'm just tearing my hair out in the trailer. The whole time I'm really tense."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Love, Time, Hair, Rest, Talking, Thinking)

"Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Life, Interest, Relationships)

"Well, you know, I've bonded with a lot of people over the years, you know. We played the same tournaments year after year and we go back to the same place and many times the seats have been full and that has meant the world to me for sure."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: People, World, Years)

"Tennis was always sort of a - a learning. It was a vehicle for me to discover a lot about myself. And the things that I sort of discovered at times I not only didn't want to see it for myself but I certainly didn't want millions of people to see it."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: People, Learning, Tennis, Want)

"Sometimes it's just harder to remind yourself about what you're doing and why you're doing it... Other times, you have a great desire for it, but physically you're not responding the way you want. That presents other challenges. Then sometimes it all comes together."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Desire, Want)

"Some moments it feels longer, other moments it feels like it's flown by; you can't believe you've done it all that time... Overall, you have a strong sense for the full spectrum that you've sort of traveled."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Moments, Sense)

"Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Work, Day, Hard work, Nothing, Training)

"I had my moments for sure but I wasn't confrontational. And sometimes you get on the court and you'd find yourself very confrontational. It was all a discovery."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Court, Discovery, Moments)

"I've been criticized for not having perspective in the past and I thought that of myself many times but not there."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Thought, Past, Perspective)

"I cannot afford to waste my time making money."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Money, Time, Waste)

"New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time."
- James Agate
(Related: Time, Fools, New year)

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

"You must be in tune with the times and prepared to break with tradition."
- James Agee
(Related: Tradition)

"The beginnings of my studies also came to me from my father, as well as from the Rabbinical Judge of our town. But they were preceded by three tutors under whom I studied, one after the other, from the time I was three and a half till I turned eight and a half."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Time, Father, Beginnings)

"My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Dreams, Divorce, School)

"Our enemies can deal a blow to us any time they wish. They did not wait for permission to do this. They do not deal a blow with prior notice. They do not take action because they can't."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Time, Action, Enemies)

"I thought about that the other day after I went to the grocery store and had to sign fifteen autographs before leaving. On one hand, it's just so flattering. On the other hand, sometimes it would be nice to get the bread and leave, you know?"
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Thought, Day)

"I sometimes think I might be autistic because I like to know - I need to know - my beginnings and my ends. I don't have to be in control of it, but I need to know what's going on."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Control, Beginnings)

"The greatest glory never comes from falling, but from rising each time you fall."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Time, Glory)

"The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself."
- Howard Aiken
(Related: Science, Time, Arithmetic, Desire, Effort, Error, Old)

"Sometimes you feel bad about yourself when there's no reason to."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Reason)

"The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Time)

"We still spend more time chasing funds than we do in the studio in creative work."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Time, Work)

"I think if you want to become a great football player, professional, you must give all the time one hundred percent, you must work hard - to be lucky is a good thing - but if you work hard and you give everything you will have great success."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: Success, Time, Work, Football, Want, Will)

"Women have a way of contorting things sometimes. We all have our moods, ups and downs."
- Malin Akerman
(Related: Women, Moods)

"It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace."
- Anna Akhmatova
(Related: Peace, Time)

"We got to go to Lucas Ranch and, at that time, my brother was still living in a condo about a mile from Robin Williams, and so I made all of the other comics jealous because I got to get a ride home with him."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: Home, Time, Brother, Living)

"No, every album is something like a snapshot. It only shows one moment in time. It shows what we feel and think right at that point in time, nothing more and nothing less."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Time, Nothing, Right)

"Sometimes a person has to go a very long distance out of his way to come back a short distance correctly."
- Edward Albee
"Remember one thing about democracy. We can have anything we want and at the same time, we always end up with exactly what we deserve."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Time, Democracy, End, Want)

"Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Order)

"I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man. But didn't interest me. I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and Klee who had also studied with Stuck. He had a good name at that time."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Time, Interest, Man, Name)

"I count all the time on resonance. I call on this, you see."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Time)

"As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Time, Language, Rules, Will)

"What's the most important thing in the world? It's love, and I look at that as an energy, not a sentiment."
- Eddie Albert
(Related: Love, Energy, Sentiment, World)

"Let us begin by doing our best to do our best, every single time, no matter what, forever."
- Edward Albert
(Related: Time)

"In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday."
- Edward Albert
(Related: Life, Crisis, Eating, Exercise, First, Right, Sleep, Stress)

"Sometimes you have to be selfish to be selfless."
- Edward Albert
"Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Age, Life, Success, Time, Work, Day, Old, Play, Will, Worth, Youth)

"It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Talent, Genius, People, Difference)

"Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Women, Time, Worth)

"It's really clear to me that you can't hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Life, Time, Ideas)

"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)

"When does she do all this thinking? We're together all the time but she thinks deeply about things and with feeling and she can remember the facts. We've been married 48 years."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Time, Facts, Feeling, Thinking, Years)

"I think humans will reach Mars, and I would like to see it happen in my lifetime."
- Buzz Aldrin
(Related: Will)

"The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the time he committed the crime."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Time, Crime, Fact, Law, Mind)

"Experience has taught me that you have to improve all the time-little bit by little bit-and not keeping starting everything from new."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Experience, Time)

"Am I calm all the time? That is a question to ask my mother. I am very happy in my home. I have a good family, that gives me something extra."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Mother, Question)

"I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language. I was very isolated."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Time, Being, EnglEnglish, First, Friends, Language, Moon)

"It wasn't all frustration. I've had a lot of good times with Ferrari as well."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Frustration)

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

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

"You know, because of the lack of budget, we had to find neighborhoods where time had stopped - kind of stuck in the '50s. And no place had that better than Staten Island."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Time)

"It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Music, Character, American, Living, Moods)

"Desire then is the invasion of the whole self by the wish, which, as it invades, sets going more and more of the psychical processes; but at the same time, so long as it remains desire, does not succeed in getting possession of the self."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Time, Desire, Possession, Self, Succeed)

"I always say if you've seen good acting on television, those actors are really good. Because there's just not enough time. You don't have any preparation."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Time, Acting, Actors, Preparation, Television)

"I just saw the movie for the first time in its entirely last night. It's really cool when you're in with an audience that's so tuned in and plugged in to what's going on."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Time, First, Night)

"I'm going to tell stories to the world. I think there's time for me to grow. We'll see."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Time, World)

"Time heals all wounds, unless you pick at them."
- Shaun Alexander
(Related: Time, Wounds)

"I am a better running back every time I step on the field. I try to get better each game, each summer, each season."
- Shaun Alexander
(Related: Time, Running, Summer)

"If I wasn't writing poems I'd be washing my hands all the time."
- Sherman Alexie
(Related: Time, Poems, Writing)

"Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die."
- Vittorio Alfieri
(Related: Courage)

"To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Science, Time, Knowledge, Drama, Ignorance, Myth, Space)

"There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Time, Doubt, Infinite, Myth, Reason, Universe, Years)

"Every time I went on TV I got a threat."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: Time)

"The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Crisis, Hell, Neutrality)

"There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Happiness, Misery, Sorrow)

"Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Life, Politics, Time, Mother, Father, Bed, Corruption, Play)

"A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Family, Community, First)

"I have been a judge for 15 years and I've made up my own mind during all that time."
- Samuel Alito
(Related: Time, Mind, Years)

"Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime."
- Alphonse Allais
(Related: Military, Mortality, Statistics)

"Radio interoperability is essential for our police, fire, and emergency medical service departments to communicate with each other in times of emergency."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Medical, Fire, Police, Service)

"Nearly one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. And slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age 12."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Age, Experience, Women, Children, Victims, Violence, Will)

"With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign state for the first time in more than three decades, terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: Time, Country, First, Iraq, State)

"If you're going to kill someone there isn't much reason to get all worked up about it and angry - you just pull the trigger. Angry discussions beforehand are a waste of time. We need to smile at Novell while we pull the trigger."
- Jim Allchin
(Related: Time, Reason, Smile, Waste)

"Sometimes life has a way of putting us on our backs to force us to look up."
- Charles L. Allen
(Related: Life, Force)

"The automobile is technologically more sophisticated than the bundling board, but the human motives in their uses are sometimes the same."
- Charles M. Allen
(Related: Motives)

"In scoring we have a lot that was not evident in the shooting. The radio is on all the time."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Time)

"The clothes back in those days were made so much better than clothes are today. They actually took time to make clothes to fit a woman's body. Today they make clothes that fit sizes, so it stretches to fit this and that."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Time, Body, Clothes, Today, Woman)

"Time management is a big part of the director's job."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Time, Management, Job)

"But it was not possible to do this movie, in this matter of time, without a solid rehearsal period."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Time)

"Each generation must recreate liberty for its own times."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Liberty)

"It will take a long time for women's effect on politics to register so that we may properly appraise it."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Politics, Time, Women, Effect, May, Will)

"We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion."
- Fred Allen
(Related: History, Time, Age, Comedy, First, Jokes, Living, Machine)

"The last time I saw him he was walking down lover's lane holding his own hand."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Time, Walking)

"The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Religion, Time, People, Church, First)

"A telescope will magnify a star a thousand times, but a good press agent can do even better."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Press, Will)

"In some ways, September 11, 2001, seems a long time ago. Yet we have done so much in only a few years, and we will continue to do so in the future, to prevent such attacks on America."
- George Allen
(Related: Time, America, Future, Will, Years)

"The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities."
- James Allen
(Related: Dreams, Time, Soul, Achievement, Vision, First, Oak, Waking)

"I certainly do get at the end of my rope at times. We all do."
- Joan Allen
(Related: End)

"Men are amazing. I love the way they are. They're consistently little boys, and they need to be nurtured and loved. But at the same time, they need to feel like men."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Love, Men, Time, Boys)

"A study of economics usually reveals that the best time to buy anything is last year."
- Marty Allen
(Related: Time, Economics, Study)

"We've had some tough times, but we've hung in there."
- Paul Allen
"The idea of infection began to be taken far more seriously than it ever had before. Hospitals transformed themselves in response to the new plague - sometimes for the better, but often for the worse, as when, in fear, they cast their ulcerated patients out into the streets."
- Peter Lewis Allen
(Related: Idea, Fear, Hospitals)

"At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical contrary to that of the university, where art theory is very important. The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Art, Time, Artists, Teachers, Theory, University)

"At the same time, the Reagan Administration assured that the main elements of policymaking were in the hands of competent loyalists, thus assuring a successful launch and a highly successful first year."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Time, Successful, First)

"The 'transition' involves the transfer of power from one president to another. In recent times, the incoming President has designated a Director of the Transition, a team leader, to oversee and administer the orderly transfer of power."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Power, Leader, President)

"The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Policy, Successful, Democrats, National security)

"I once loved this game. But after being traded four times, I realized that it's nothing but a business. I treat my horses better than the owners treat us. It's a shame they've destroyed my love for the game."
- Richie Allen
(Related: Love, Business, Being, Horses, Nothing, Shame)

"I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Time)

"If we had loads of money as a family, things would be different and they'd come to visit more and I'd get to spend more time here. But I'm laying down roots in America so when I'm there, just being at home, it's harder to break away from that."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Money, Time, Family, Home, America, Being, Visit)

"Thinking about what songs are coming next instead of just relaxing, breathing and playing from my heart. Sometimes it can get to be almost like the enemy."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Heart, Enemy, Songs, Thinking)

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

"America feels like home as much as it does here. Although it's a strange situation as I feel almost like I'm in no-man's land some of the time, because although I'm a resident, I still can't vote so I don't really have a say in what goes on where I live."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Home, Time, America, Land, Vote)

"I had a really good time with Martha Stewart, who also is somebody I really admire a lot. I've learned a lot from her and I think all of America has, about attention to detail and using fresh ingredients and making things beautiful and special."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Time, America, Attention, Detail)

"However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I've been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It's just something I'm passionate about."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Home, Time, Chicago)

"Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Women, End, Want)

"Winter in Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Time, Rest, Winter)

"Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Time, Nature)

"Most of the time I don't have much fun. The rest of the time I don't have any fun at all."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Time, Fun, Rest)

"People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Men, Success, People, Ability, Succeed)

"Every time you win, you're reborn; when you lose, you die a little."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Time)

"Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Time, Leisure, Night, Sleep)

"I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Age, Family, Conservative, End, Wonder, World, Wrong)

"I have photographs taken of me at the time I was addicted, and thought I looked good. I see them today and realize my eyes were dead."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Time, Thought, Eyes, Today)

"I probably spend more time with my kids than the average stay-at-home mother."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Time, Mother, Kids)

"I am in control at all times."
- GG Allin
(Related: Control)

"Autumn's the mellow time."
- William Allingham
(Related: Time, Autumn)

"In the States, it takes you a lifetime just to get from Chicago's South Side to the West Side."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Chicago, states)

"There's a lot of terrible things goin' on all the time, but you gotta try and have some fun in the end."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Time, End, Fun)

"The jazz boom was goin' on then so there was a lot happenin' in New York at that time."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Time, Jazz)

"I haven't stopped and I don't plan on stoppin' any time soon."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Time)

"Personally, one of the down sides of founding a company is that there is always too much work to do, and sadly I find I don't have much time to code any more."
- Eric Allman
(Related: Time, Work, Company, Founding)

"At the Muddy Waters thing, I played the first song by myself on an acoustic guitar. I thought that was great that y'all did that tribute to Muddy Waters. I had a real good time."
- Gregg Allman
(Related: Time, Thought, First, Guitar, Song, Tribute)

"The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, where people talk and I tell them what to say, is exciting and rewarding."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Time, People, Opportunity, Talk, World)

"For the first time in my life I feel important. I'd like to have five babies."
- June Allyson
(Related: Life, Time, Babies, First)

"I was born at a bad time for Spain, but a really good one for cinema."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Time, Cinema, Spain)

"Hospitals are places that you have to stay in for a long time, even if you are a visitor. Time doesn't seem to pass in the same way in hospitals as it does in other places. Time seems to almost not exist in the same way as it does in other places."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Time, Hospitals)

"I don't want to imitate life in movies; I want to represent it. And in that representation, you use the colors you feel, and sometimes they are fake colors. But always it's to show one emotion."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Life, Movies, Colors, Emotion, Want)

"I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Change, Time, Maturity)

"Russia can be quite a dangerous place sometimes, but I never think about it."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Russia)

"I have a hard time defending the production of candy, given that it is basically crack for children and makes them dependent in unwholesome ways."
- Steve Almond
(Related: Time, Children, Production)

"For me, it was not destiny to make it to where I am now - I thought for a long- time I would become a go-kart mechanic, or a job like this, not an F1 driver."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: Time, Thought, Destiny, Job, Now)

"I'm an old-timer in the business from the sense that when you do something that you feel good about there might be another person out there who feels the same way, or a hundred or a couple million."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Business, Old, Sense)

"When I finish an album and I find myself listening to it in the car, because it makes me feel a certain way, that's the time to try to let other people know about it."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Time, Car, People, Listening)

"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist."
- Stewart Alsop
(Related: Time, Dying, Man, Needs, Sleep, Wrong)

"If I'm making a movie and get hungry, I call time-out and eat some crackers."
- Carol Alt
(Related: Time)

"Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes."
- Robert Altman
(Related: Chance)

"By the time I reached high school my father's grocery store had made our life adequately comfortable and I was able to choose, without any practical encumbrances, the subjects that I wanted to pursue in college."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Life, Time, Father, College, School)

"About seven years later I was given a book about the periodic table of the elements. For the first time I saw the elegance of scientific theory and its predictive power."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Power, Time, Elegance, First, Theory, Years)

"Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, Opportunity, Thoughts, Land, Study)

"Our industry has invested so much money in technology that perhaps it's time to invest in talent, in people."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Money, Technology, Time, Talent, People)

"I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times."
- Mukesh Ambani
(Related: Life, Belief, Growth)

"The idea is that we're doing it just for the joy of the actual physical experience. We may record something just for the fun of it, but the idea is just to be truly joyful and truly fun, especially for me, because I take myself too seriously all the time."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Time, Experience, Idea, Fun, Joy, May)

"I'm no politician. I'm an historian who has learned through a lifetime of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Education, Nothing, World)

"Sometimes a piece of music in the score isn't effective. When a score is too well finished with too many elements, sometimes it's too much."
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Related: Music)

"When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away."
- Jeff Ament
(Related: Sex, Childhood, Drugs, Kids, Now)

"Our first record didn't come out on vinyl, so I think that might have had something to do with actually being in a position to make sure that it came out in vinyl this time. It sounds way better."
- Jeff Ament
(Related: Time, Being, First)

"I came into the Agency with a set of ideas and attitudes that were quite typical of people coming into the Agency at that time. You could call it liberal anti-communism."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Time, People, Ideas, Liberal)

"I said in court a long time ago that I didn't see that the Soviet Union was significantly helped by the information I gave them, nor that the United States was significantly harmed."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Time, Court, Information, states, United)

"Sanctification is not to be understood here as a separation from ordinary use or consecration to some special use, although this meaning is often present in Scripture, sometimes referring to outward and sometimes to inward or effectual separation."
- William Ames
(Related: Meaning, Present, Scripture, Separation)

"There is sometimes a peculiar confusion in the West that equates progress to whatever is recent or whatever is new, and it is time we understood that progress has nothing to do with the chronology of an idea."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Time, Idea, Progress, Confusion, Nothing)

"The People's Republic of China has not yet reached the military might of the Soviet Empire. It requires a little more time and a little more infusion of Western aid, loans, technology and the hard currency of our tourists."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Technology, Time, People, Military, Tourists)

"Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Life, Time, Love, Haste, Journey)

"Sometimes people mistake the way I talk for what I am thinking."
- Idi Amin
(Related: Mistake, People, Talk, Thinking)

"I sometimes feel that more lousy dishes are presented under the banner of pate than any other."
- Kingsley Amis
"Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Time, Health, Thoughts, Day, Events, Moods, Sight)

"If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Time, Act, Chance, Disaster, Discovery, Fulfillment, May)

"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Time, Cats, Limitations, Patience)

"I could have begged. They made it obvious to me that if I wanted to come back and be a good boy... but I'd rather be in Roots than Good Times."
- John Amos
(Related: Obvious)

"Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change. Because, if it does change, then it won't have anything to complain about."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Time, Change, Realism)

"I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Time, Food, Feet, First)

"Sometimes you have to do what you don't like to get to where you want to be."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Want)

"For the most part, pianos are female to me. Sometimes they're dykes, and they're always good fun."
- Tori Amos
(Related: Fun)

"When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers."
- David Amram
(Related: Life, Music, Answers, Books, Today)

"When you are accompanying someone, you are listening to them the way you listen to a Bach Chorale, where four parts are going on at the same time, all of which are gorgeous melodies, all being played simultaneously."
- David Amram
(Related: Time, Being, Listening)

"When I was snowed under with the work of an idol, I didn't have time to think."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Time, Work)

"I enjoyed the opportunities, but there was no time to think."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Time)

"Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Friendship, Time, Trust, People)

"No one told me about boys. I had to figure it out myself. The first thing I learned was that sometimes they grow slower than women mentally."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Women, Boys, First)

"Most of the people who will walk after me will be children, so make the beat keep time with short steps."
- Hans Christian Andersen
(Related: Time, People, Children, Will)

"Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and capitalise on it."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Will)

"More oftentimes than not, you're automatically guilty before innocent."
- Anthony Anderson
"The situation in America is when it starts moving there, all the bands from England move over to America and work from there, so that they're available all the time for everyone that wants them in person."
- Benny Anderson
(Related: Time, Work, America, England)

"And it's interesting, when you look at the predictions made during the peak of the boom in the 1990s, about e-commerce, or internet traffic, or broadband adoption, or internet advertising, they were all right - they were just wrong in time."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Time, Adoption, Advertising, Internet, Right, Wrong)

"I think he will probably come round in time, I mean to renew the subject pretty often."
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
(Related: Time, Pretty, Will)

"For the first time in history, a private company is organizing a mission to the moon. This mission will inspire countries of the world, citizens, our youth."
- Eric Anderson
(Related: Time, History, Company, Countries, First, Mission, Moon, Will, World, Youth)

"Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Time, Work, Friend, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Nothing, Service)

"I truly believe that we can overcome any hurdle that lies before us and create the life we want to live. I have seen it happen time and time again."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Life, Time, Lies, Want)

"In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Dad, Time, College, Jobs, Parents, School)

"In time, she learned to develop her own opinion of the people that she worked for, and she got stronger. Think she's now much stronger. In the beginning she wanted to believe she was strong but sometimes she faltered."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Time, People, Beginning, Now, Opinion)

"Sometimes I read a script and it's obvious from early on that it's one where the suspension of disbelief has to develop strongly from page one. Some are more reality-based."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Obvious, Reality)

"The first time, where Fox Mulder and Scully met, she stands up for herself. She stands right there and gives it to him and that was extremely attractive."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Time, First, Right)

"There's this perception sometimes around here that I'm this Hollywood guy."
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Perception, Hollywood)

"Is now the time to legalize prostitution?"
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Time, Now, Prostitution)

"I don't like to hurt people, I really don't like it at all. But in order to get a red light at the intersection, you sometimes have to have an accident."
- Jack Anderson
(Related: People, Accident, Hurt, Light, Order)

"We have to have a way of dealing with this that engenders confidence, trust, gives us every chance of getting the right outcome and boosts both sustainability and economic return at the same time."
- John Anderson
(Related: Time, Trust, Chance, Confidence, Right)

"But my point is that you design something in the end that precludes any unhealthy trading practices that are not going to serve your environmental or your economic objectives but now is not the time to do it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Design, Environmental, Time, End, Now, Objectives)

"If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Time, Death, Successful, Books, Self, Silly, Writing)

"I've had the same, full-time assistant and typist for eight or nine years now. She's read everything I've written, she types everything and does a good job, translates it and makes comments."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Now, Years)

"I always turn in my books on time, so you can always count on a book coming out when it's supposed to."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Time, Books)

"I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

"I had a minor in Russian history, and this was at the time when the big Cold War was going on."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Time, War, History)

"I got to spend all of my time every day at work reading and editing papers about cutting-edge technical research and getting paid for it. Then I'd go home at night and turn what I learned into science fiction stories."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Home, Science, Time, Work, Day, Fiction, Night, Reading, Research)

"Dune is the bestselling science fiction book of all time. It's something you really need to read in your lifetime. If you're going to read The Lord of the Rings, which everyone should, then you have to read Dune, too."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Science, Time, Fiction)

"One of the things I learned from working on the Olympics was, the world does not need another big multimedia show."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: World)

"They almost ran me off the road several times. There are so many chances that they take to get the right photo."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Right, Road)

"You're rejected 10 to 20 times for every part you are going to get."
- Loni Anderson
"I started acting when I was 10, doing musical theater. I was a brunette at that time. I was always cast in all the exotic parts."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Time, Acting, Theater)

"Intellectuals are too sentimental for me."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: Intellectuals)

"I forgave the DAR many years ago. You lose a lot of time hating people."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Time, People, Years)

"You lose a lot of time, hating people."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Time, People)

"There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime."
- Maxwell Anderson
(Related: Age, Men)

"It's a great view from here. I'm having the time of my life."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Life, Time)

"Making love in the morning got me through morning sickness. I found I could be happy and throw up at the same time."
- Pamela Anderson
(Related: Love, Time, Sickness)

"I'll rebel against powers and principalities, all the time. Always, I will."
- Paul Thomas Anderson
(Related: Time, Will)

"There's editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there's not a lot of that for me."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Actor, Production)

"But my answer to that question would have to be, aside from the obvious, which is the people and the relationships that you garner over a long period of time but the catering. The catering. They're the best. So it's the food."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Food, Time, People, Obvious, Question, Relationships)

"As far as the future for the Showtime episodes that have already aired, we are sold into syndication so we'll be appearing primarily on the Fox syndicated networks and then eventually the SCI FI Channel. So, we'll be around for a while."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Future)

"There is a role and function for beauty in our time."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Beauty, Time)

"At the same time, I would add that the American people have a lot of courage."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Time, People, Courage, American)

"Every time you work, you have to do it all over again, to rid yourself of this dross. I suppose for a person who is not an artist or not attempting art, it is not dross, because it is the common exchange of everyday life."
- Carl Andre
(Related: Life, Time, Art, Work, Artist)

"It is futile for an artist to try to create an environment because you have an environment around you all the time. Any living organism has an environment."
- Carl Andre
(Related: Time, Artist, Environment, Living)

"There's always more demands than there's time to meet them, so it's constantly a matter of trying to balance them."
- Marc Andreessen
(Related: Time, Balance, Trying)

"It's going to be over soon, so I don't really have time to get busy."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Time)

"I don't have time to think about age. There are so many things to do."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Time, Age)

"Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Past, Right)

"All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Love, Time)

"Sometimes I'm so sweet even I can't stand it."
- Julie Andrews
"Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Perseverance)

"I adored my birth father and constantly worried that I was being disloyal to him and his schoolteacher roots if I spent too much time performing and enjoying it."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Time, Father, Being)

"With Geoffrey, it was the first time we did music together, we understood that everything could be well, and without any problem. And we didn't need to rehearse too much."
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Related: Music, Time, First)

"To search for a pianist, it is very difficult; sometimes you find one."
- Victoria de los Angeles
"If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Time, Energy, Giving, Will)

"A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Time, Women, Feeling, Man, Thinking)

"In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Experience, Time, Body, Order, Spiritual, Spirituality)

"Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Experience, Life, Love)

"When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Time, First)

"Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Time)

"All great achievements require time."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Time)

"It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Beauty, Time, People, Strength, Diversity, Parents)

"The music rights at the time cost me $12,000 in 1964 money, which is about double now or whatever. But I cleared everything. I had a lawyer in New York. And it was cleared for use in a short subject, not a feature."
- Kenneth Anger
(Related: Music, Time, Money, Rights, Now)

"I am trying to think of the last time that I just said, 'What the hell!' and did something crazy."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Time, Trying)

"The first time I kissed Brad my knees went weak - I literally lost my breath!"
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Time, First)

"Sometimes you're trapped in writing songs and you don't have enough distance from what you do anymore and you need the talent and the years of other people to come and jump in."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Talent, People, Songs, Writing, Years)

"It was an hour and a half plane ride, so I slept. I try to sleep because that's probably the only time I get to get my real sleep. When I can't sleep I read books or watch movies."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Movies, Time, Books, Sleep)

"I think many experiences are bound to be failures, and sometimes I regret them before they even happen."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Regret)

"I spend a lot of time writing in New York."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Time, Writing)

"We cannot wait for governments to do it all. Globalization operates on Internet time. Governments tend to be slow moving by nature, because they have to build political support for every step."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Nature, Time, Globalization, Internet, Support)

"To do the writing, I have to have time to do research."
- Jean-Jacques Annaud
(Related: Time, Research, Writing)

"Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Life, Time, Adversity, Testing, Tests)

"The thing about doing anything artificial to your hair is that you have to look after it. So you're always vulnerable to the weather and time."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Time, Hair, Weather)

"Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there's nothing like a great big steak. It depends where your taste buds are at the time."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Time, Nothing, Taste)

"I am not a fanatic about anything. I do what I can do when I've got the time."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Time)

"People weren't buying as many records. My record company did not want me. I went through three record companies, went on tour at the wrong time. It destroyed me."
- Adam Ant
(Related: Time, People, Buying, Company, Want, Wrong)

"I didn't lose my virginity until I was 18 The first time was a nightmare. Who shows you how to use a condom?"
- Adam Ant
(Related: Time, First, Virginity)

"For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains."
- Katharine Anthony
(Related: Change, Time, Thought, Labor, Leisure, Mothers, Relaxation)

"Persons who are born too soon or born too late seldom achieve the eminence of those who are born at the right time."
- Katharine Anthony
(Related: Time, Right)

"At the time I wrote Xone I had never been on the Internet."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Time, Internet)

"When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour."
- Piers Anthony
"I wish my readers took less of my time - about a third of my working time goes to them - but I love and need them all."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Love, Time)

"Stories are different every time you tell them - they allow so many possible narratives."
- David Antin
(Related: Time)

"His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Time, Conversation, Day, Evening, Living, Public, School, Struggle)

"Sometimes because a woman is beautiful, she's not encouraged to be more, although she may have so much more to offer."
- Susan Anton
(Related: May, Woman)

"I began taking liberties a long time ago; now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Time, Now, Practice, Rules)

"I hate artists who are not of their time."
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Related: Time, Artists, Hate)

"For me, the best times are always going to be the most intense, the ones with the highest highs and the lowest lows."
- Fiona Apple
"For a while after the rape, I was afraid of my own sexuality, because I got raped right about the time when I started developing physically."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Time, Right, Sexuality)

"I'm not used to not having enough time to live with the songs. Usually, if I write something, I live with it for a little while."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Time, Songs)

"Sometimes interviews are fun and good conversations, but stuff like photo shoots and appearances at places where you have to meet a lot of people - I was never really made for this kind of stuff."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: People, Fun)

"I had to do something special coming in. I didn't do it, so I had to do it in the playoff. Winning the Mercedes is awesome. Winning three times is a dream come true."
- Stuart Appleby
(Related: Dream, Winning)

"The holidays are also a time when people freak out about their finances. If you don't want to spend the money, why not try some of the other options instead of killing a bunch of animals?"
- Christina Applegate
(Related: Time, Money, People, Animals, Holidays, Killing, Options, Want)

"Nothing beats having this beautiful child look at me and say mum. I get soppy all the time."
- Nicole Appleton
(Related: Time, Nothing)

"Music video directors, who conceive, write and direct these works, enjoy no creative rights, receive no ongoing financial benefit from the sale of our work, and many times are not even credited."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Music, Work, Financial, Rights)

"When I joined Granada - which, you don't want to start crying about these things, but Granada was a very, very hot place to be, it was my good fortune to be there at that time - the BBC was firmly asleep."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Time, Fortune, Want)

"He wasn't, but producers are by definition annoying because they have a different agenda from you. They're trying to stop you spending money and you're trying to not spend money, but at the same time we're great artists."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Money, Time, Artists, Trying)

"It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Time, Deeds, Jokes, Mind, Relaxation)

"At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Time)

"In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine, all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Goal, Order, Palestine)

"With Groo, I try to do one story every book. Sometimes the stories are better if they go a little longer, and I choose to do it in four issues."
- Sergio Aragones
"When you're drawing comics, you get very involved in how the story is going to develop and you spend more time daydreaming on that particular subject."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Time)

"If the gag is complicated, you spend more time thinking about the way you're drawing it."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Time, Thinking)

"Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Design, Character, Solution)

"Oh yeah, our first tour in Europe they wouldn't give me the time off from work."
- Tom Araya
(Related: Time, Work, Europe, First)

"Sometimes I'll sing the same verse through the entire song, because the other verses aren't clicking. And when they do come to me, I'm in the middle of that same verse!"
- Tom Araya
(Related: Song)

"I was in my thirteenth year when I heard a voice from God to help me govern my conduct. And the first time I was very much afraid."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Time, God, First, Help, Voice)

"Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Truth, People, Children)

"And I did wonder - because it's now three years ago since I left prison - whether there would come a time when I would forget it, or it would be in the past as anything else might be - no, it's there every day of my life."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Forget, Now, Past, Prison, Wonder, Years)

"But I certainly made mistakes, for which I regret, I think most human beings in their lifetime make mistakes, mine ended up in two years prison - two very remarkable years from which I learnt a lot."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Mistakes, Prison, Regret, Remarkable, Years)

"I think when you've lost an election by 179, there's going to be a period of time after eighteen years in government when you can't do anything right, and people just kick you for the sake of it, will never admit they voted Conservative."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Government, Time, People, Conservative, Right, Will, Years)

"I will say that the prison regime is rather a good one for a writer because you have plenty of time to write."
- Mary Archer
(Related: Time, Prison, Will, Writer)

"No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Power, Time, Crime, First, Punishment)

"So I haven't thought about the critics for a long time."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Time, Thought)

"I've been lucky enough to have had the luxury of being able to make the picture I've wanted to make each time on my own terms and without compromise."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Time, Being, Compromise, Luxury)

"If you make a film normally it's all right, the distributors are helpful and cooperative. But if you make a film that's a little stange, a little bizarre, then all the time it's a struggle with them."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Time, Bizarre, Film, Right, Struggle)

"The Catholic faith never changes. But the language and mode of manifesting this one faith can change according to peoples, times and places."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: Change, Faith, Language)

"As far as we are concerned, we are ready to leave today, tomorrow, at any time, to join the people of Haiti, to share in their suffering, help rebuild the country, moving from misery to poverty with dignity."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Time, People, Country, Dignity, Help, Misery, Poverty, Suffering, Today, Tomorrow)

"We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time."
- Aristotle
(Related: Time, Man, Praise, Right)

"For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy."
- Aristotle
(Related: Time, Day, Man, Summer)

"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy."
- Aristotle
(Related: Power, Time, Purpose, Right)

"It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world."
- Aristotle
(Related: Ideas, Appearance, World)

"I design for real people. I think of our customers all the time. There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing or accessories that are not practical."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Design, Time, People, Virtue)

"I love things that age well - things that don't date, that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Age, Love, Time, Living)

"When you're on tour you definitely don't want lots of arguments. It's very important that everybody gets on because you're in close proximity a great deal of the time."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Time, Arguments, Want)

"When I was younger I was obsessed with writing, so even if I wanted to listen, I didn't have time."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Time, Writing)

"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)

"Middle -age is the time of life, that a man first notices - in his wife."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Time, Life, Wife, First, Man)

"When it comes to eating, you can sometimes help yourself more by helping yourself less."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Eating, Help)

"I sort of enjoy the fact that I'm misunderstood most of the time. That's fine."
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Time, Fact)

"When you meet someone for the first time, that's not the whole book. That's just the first page."
- Brody Armstrong
(Related: Time, First)

"The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction, and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction. You can't blame anybody for it."
- Dido Armstrong
(Related: Blame, Direction)

"I really enjoy being single again. I spent a lot of time in a relationship and the nearer we came to the end, the more difficult it got. You don't see things clearly as long as you're still involved."
- Dido Armstrong
(Related: Time, Being, End)

"It's a great event to get outside and enjoy nature. I find it very exciting no matter how many times I see bald eagles."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Nature, Eagles)

"The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Travel, Work, Time, Regret)

"At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Comedy)

"The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Love, Success)

"The way the Army does things is sometimes a little strange."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Army)

"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)

"Because I think a lot of people felt like, ultimately - and this isn't the first time I've said this, so I'll bore you again with it - but ultimately it was... I think it felt like homework a bit for people."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Time, People, First)

"And I think that at a certain point, after all the time and all the conjecture and everything that had kind of gone on surrounding this show, I think that Mitch just felt like it was time to let it go. It was best for the show."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Time)

"The rehabilitation of order as a universal principle, however, suggested at the same time that orderliness by itself is not sufficient to account for the nature of organized systems in general or for those created by man in particular."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Nature, Time, Man, Order)

"At one of the annual conventions of the American Society for Aesthetics much confusion arose when the Society for Anesthetics met at the same time in the same hotel."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Society, Time, Aesthetics, American, Confusion)

"When I finally put my guitar in the case the last time, I want to be remembered just as a singer, not as a country singer or pops singer - just a singer."
- Eddy Arnold
(Related: Time, Country, Guitar, Want)

"Animators have to live life 24 times as long as we do - every 24 frames of a second."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Life)

"If you ask any person on this crew what they think of Hugh Jackman they'll admit they've never seen anything like it. I'll give him an emotional note and he'll hit it every time."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Time)

"Just to cover the increase in fuel costs over the past two years, American would have had to raise fares nearly $75 per round-trip ticket. During this time period, our average fare increased by only $15."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Time, American, Past, Years)

"These are times of unprecedented challenge and change in the airline industry, and the appointments we are announcing today will put American in an even stronger position to continue the substantial progress that has already been made under the tenets of our Turnaround Plan."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Change, Progress, American, Challenge, Today, Will)

"We continued the hard work of integrating TWA, because at that time we still thought an efficient connecting hub in St. Louis could be a profitable addition to our network."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Hard work, Network)

"I do resent that when you're in the most cool, powerful time of your life, which is your 40s, you're put out to pasture. I think women are so much cooler when they're older. So it's a drag that we're not allowed to age."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Age, Time, Women, Life)

"In the time one is given, the steward must make the most of the talents one is given by the Lord."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Time)

"I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Time, Conversation, Obsession, Suicide, Visit, Want, Years)

"It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Time, Work, Absence, Opium, Order, Present)

"But that's one of the nice things about doing a stage show, if something doesn't work out, you have the luxury of working on it over time."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Time, Work, Luxury)

"After being in the business for such a long time, I've done everything but rodeo and porno."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Business, Time, Being)

"In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry, wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end, but only to manslaughter and bawdry."
- Roger Ascham
(Related: Time, Books, Chivalry, End, Fathers, Man, Nothing, Reading)

"No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Time)

"Nuclear proliferation - the proliferation of WMDs altogether - is one of the greatest dangers of our time."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Time)

"I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length."
- John Ashbery
(Related: Poetry, Time)

"My second job has been to try to use my power to create institutions of a modern state that could enter the European Union, and there was very little time. The door was closing, and I wanted to get Bosnia through before it shut."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Power, Time, Job, State)

"Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Time, Trust)

"Well, for the reasons I mention above, although I am not sure the live shows were really so brilliant - but nobody could hear much so perhaps it did not matter! It was certainly a very exciting time for us all."
- Peter Asher
(Related: Time)

"We continued to move forward without loss of time, hoping to be able to reach the wood described by the Indians before all our horses should become exhausted."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Time, Horses, Loss, Wood)

"As my men could profitably employ themselves on these streams, I moved slowly along, averaging not more than five or six miles per day and sometimes remained two days at the same encampment."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Men, Day)

"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)

"Being a villain is great, even though I've only gotten to do it a few times."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Being)

"Above and beyond having the social life, to have a core group of people that you work with and spend time with and learn how to work with is a nice thing."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Time, Work, Life, People)

"Give no time to finding fault of criticism."
- Marvin J. Ashton
(Related: Time, Criticism, Fault)

"Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Time, Disaster, World)

"Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Time, Actor)

"Lord Birkenhead is very clever but sometimes his brains go to his head."
- Margot Asquith
"He's very clever, but sometimes his brains go to his head."
- Margot Asquith
"We get information in the mail, the regular postal mail, encrypted or not, vet it like a regular news organization, format it - which is sometimes something that's quite hard to do, when you're talking about giant databases of information - release it to the public and then defend ourselves against the inevitable legal and political attacks."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Legal, Information, Mail, News, Public, Talking)

"As we have seen, WikiLeaks is a robust organization. During my time in solitary confinement in the basement of a Victorian prison, we continue to release, our media partners continued to write stories. The important revelations from this material continue to come out. We have approximately 2,000 cables into 250,000."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Time, Media, Prison)

"I stopped courting Hollywood a long time ago."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Time, Hollywood)

"I've brought my daughters all over the world-they travel with me. I drag them out of school just to keep the relationship. When I'm home I'm a big-time daddy."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Home, Travel, Daughters, School, World)

"Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Words)

"This search for what you want is like tracking something that doesn't want to be tracked. It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Time, Dance, Right, Want)

"Truth is strong, and sometime or other will prevail."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Truth, Will)

"I get into certain yoga positions at times, when I'm working out and for exercises. I use a little of it in some of my meditation, but I chant now and that sort of replaced it."
- John Astin
(Related: Meditation, Now, Yoga)

"The themes Poe used were universal and timeless. As long as the English language exists at all, we will be able to appreciate what he did. It will not age! It will not become dated!"
- John Astin
(Related: English, Language, Will)

"Sometimes when I see a performance that really takes me, I struggle. How can I express this to this person, I want this person to know how I felt. I want to get this across, and it's not very easy."
- John Astin
(Related: Performance, Struggle, Want)

"Sometimes it was tough doing take after take upside down! I did a lot of that sort of thing."
- John Astin
"I think I would have a better time writing films rather than directing."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Time, Writing)

"It's not good to make sentimental journeys. You see the differences instead of the sameness."
- Mary Astor
"In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Time, Blame, Chance, First, Woman)

"The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on women."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Time, Women, Blame, Chance, First)

"One reason why I don't drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Time, Reason)

"Well, sometimes when you say you want to be like everybody else, you're really saying that you're not."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Saying, Want)

"There are times when directors just don't know what they're doing."
- Christopher Atkins
"I think the United States is way behind the times."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: states, United)

"In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them."
- Brooks Atkinson
(Related: Age, Time, Thought, People, Myth, Old)

"Yeah, I know, some people are against drunk driving, and I call those people "the cops." But you know, sometimes, you've just got no choice; those kids gotta get to school!"
- Dave Attell
(Related: People, Choice, Driving, Kids)

"Well, I'm having a good time. Which makes me feel guilty too. How very English."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Time, English)

"I'm absolutely strict about it. When I land, I put my watch right, and I don't care what I feel like, I will go to bed at half past eleven. If that means going to bed early or late, that's what I live by. As soon as you get there, live by that time."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Time, Bed, Care, Land, Past, Right, Will)

"I think a major element of jetlag is psychological. Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Home, Time)

"If you want someone to feel warm, you dress them in a warm color and put a warm light on them and you get the picture. Sometimes, all that needs pushing a little bit to help tell the story."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Dress, Help, Light, Needs, Want)

"Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Time, Meaning, Myths)

"I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Time, People, Freedom, Joy, Youth)

"How many times can you put together 26 different stories without running out?"
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Running)

"In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Joy)

"Music is the best means we have of digesting time."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Music, Time)

"If time were the wicked sheriff in a horse opera, I'd pay for riding lessons and take his gun away."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Time, Opera)

"Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Time, Marriage, Romance, Creation, Emotion, Result, Will)

"To have been torn from the study would have been as death; my time was entirely occupied with art."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Art, Time, Death, Study)

"On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Time, Exercise, May, Sea)

"I can scarcely manage to scribble a tolerable English letter. I know that I am not a scholar, but meantime I am aware that no man living knows better than I do the habits of our birds."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Birds, English, Habits, Living, Man)

"Life sometimes gets in the way of writing."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Life, Writing)

"It took some time to gather the research and develop it into the storyline, and to finally finish an origin myth poem that I had been working on for twenty years."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Time, Myth, Research, Years)

"I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know."
- Jean M. Auel
"I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Time, Books, Fantasy, Fiction)

"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)

"One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'"
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Computer)

"By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers, the people doing the work have lost track of the questions."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Time, Work, People, Answers, Questions)

"Any task can be completed in only one-third more time than is currently estimated."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Time)

"By the time of the United States Tricentennial, there will be more government workers than there are workers."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Government, Time, states, United, Will, Workers)

"If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Earth, Managers)

"What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Time)

"If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times."
- Saint Augustine
"You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Time, Man, Old)

"Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Nature, Time, Man)

"Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Time, Man, Waste)

"How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Time)

"Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Time, Events, Sight, Will)

"Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years."
- Ausonius
(Related: Age, Happiness, Time, Old, Years)

"Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Dress)

"It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Woman, Years)

"Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Appearance, Humility, Nothing, Opinion)

"All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Money, Time, Ambition, Children, Poems, Prose)

"It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not."
- Paul Auster
(Related: End, Night, Voice, Wrong)

"You have to protect it too, you can't let just any stupid person take it and do something demoralizing with it. At the same time, I don't believe in being so rigid about controlling what happens either."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Time, Being)

"This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Time, Sense)

"They had been monitoring the site for a very long time, and at times, I received over 100 hits from the Department of Defense on the website, so I wasn't the slightest bit surprised."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Time, Defense)

"Two special agents at the front door pulled me outside. By that time, they had already had the house surrounded with loaded weapons, machine guns, shotguns... about 25 federal agents."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Time, Machine, Weapons)

"I'll work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Commerce, Open)

"They weren't great pictures, but they were fun, and they really represented that period of time well."
- Frankie Avalon
(Related: Time, Fun)

"Well, we all age, but I'd been taking herbal supplements for a long time."
- Frankie Avalon
(Related: Time, Age)

"Sometimes I think all my pictures are just pictures of me. My concern is... the human predicament; only what I consider the human predicament may simply be my own."
- Richard Avedon
(Related: Concern, May)

"I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter. At the same time I try to capture and translate the excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impact with the original idea."
- Milton Avery
(Related: Time, Idea, Colors, Emotion, Excitement, Relationships)

"Pianists don't argue too much generally because we have such a hard time just getting things right; arguing is for string players."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Time, Right)

"Sometimes I wish that applause would come just a bit later, when it is so beautifully hushed that I feel like holding my breath in the silence of the end."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Applause, End, Silence)

"Everyone is different. Sometimes it's very exciting; sometimes very scary."
- Emanuel Ax
"Any time you have loose ballots, you have to worry about shenanigans. It's a shame such a hard-fought election has to come down to something like this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Time, Shame, Worry)

"I haven't given up on working... across the aisle on issues and maybe it'll take an election or two for that to fully ferment, maybe it you know sometimes it takes awhile for people to realize what the best path is."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People)

"What we call soul has been around a long time. It comes out of a particular culture that is African in origin, but influenced by 250 years of slavery, as well as other forms of racial oppression."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Time, Soul, African, Culture, Oppression, Slavery, Years)

"Artists don't always know. Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at the majors that the promotional people picked I didn't think it would be a hit. I was wrong every time!"
- Roy Ayers
(Related: People, Artists, Song, Wrong)

"I think music all the time."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Music, Time)

"I still look good. I'm trippin', but people tell me that all the time. So check it out, I'm 63, and still kicking. I've been putting records out every year."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Time, People)

"Back in the day, I used to be in the studio recording 20 hours a day. And that was all of the time. I still record a lot of hours, but I don't go as long as I used to."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Time, Day)

"To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Leadership, People, Opportunity, Aspirations, Being, Chance, Expectations, Majority, Open)

"The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Time, Economy)

"Whenever the work is itself light, it becomes necessary, in order to economize time, to increase the velocity."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Work, Time, Light, Order)

"A powerful attraction exists, therefore, to the promotion of a study and of duties of all others engrossing the time most completely, and which is less benefited than most others by any acquaintance with science."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Science, Time, Acquaintance, Promotion, Study)

"Look, I think by the time my case was over and other ones, everybody on both sides of the aisle in Congress said we can't run a government by this kind of process and they repealed the law and that's good."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Government, Time, Congress, Law)

"We had kind of a rocky start, but I spent a lot of time working with the President and handing him statistics and showing him what we were doing as we went along and kind of saying to him, you know, this is really important."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Time, President, Saying, Statistics)

"They haul you up there for, you know, week after week in this kind of star chamber proceeding. Then at the end of it they say, well, we found nothing, but now it's time for special counsel."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Time, End, Nothing, Now)

"Yet Aristotle's excellence of substance, so far from being associated with the grand style, is associated with something that at times comes perilously near jargon."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Being, Excellence, Jargon, Style)

"According to the new ethics, virtue is not restrictive but expansive, a sentiment and even an intoxication."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Virtue, Ethics, Sentiment)

"A remarkable feature of the humanitarian movement, on both its sentimental and utilitarian sides, has been its preoccupation with the lot of the masses."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Remarkable)

"The Republicans would like to take us back to a darker time, when corporations ruled and the underserved had no rights."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Time, Corporations, Rights, Republicans)

"The American people depend on these federal employees to process, investigate, and adjudicate applications for immigration rights and benefits in a timely and thorough manner."
- Joe Baca
(Related: People, American, Benefits, Employees, Rights)

"Products made in China are cheap through the exploitation of the workforce. Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further into the coffin of American manufacturing jobs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Time, American, Driving, Exploitation, Jobs, Manufacturing)

"They're guys who want to screw around all the time, which interests me not at all. God knows we've done that, been there, and we don't want to do that any more."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: God, Time, Want)

"The challenging thing is that we go home after doing the run-through and the writers stay there working, so sometimes I get script changes delivered to me at midnight. It's constantly shifting."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Home, Midnight, Writers)

"I think, being an actor, it's just a relief every time you get a part."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Time, Actor, Being)

"It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself."
- Johannes Sebastian Bach
(Related: Time, Key, Play, Right, Will)

"Some choices we live not only once but a thousand times over, remembering them for the rest of our lives."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Choices, Rest)

"You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Answers, Colors, Light, Questions, Study, Want)

"Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Being, Obligation)

"Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Friends, Meeting, Moments)

"If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats."
- Richard Bach
(Related: People, Being, Practice, Will)

"I started playing piano with a little band in high school. I was terrible. I thought I had absolutely no talent. I couldn't keep time. I only got into McGill, which was a lousy music school, because they were taking American music students."
- Burt Bacharach
(Related: Music, Time, Talent, Thought, American, School, Students)

"I just lead my life as naturally, as normally as I possibly can. But I can't help it if controversy is hounding me day in and day out. I'm quite amazed sometimes by the way they go about it. I grow a beard and it lands up in the editorial in The Times of India."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Life, Controversy, Day, Help)

"When you play all that as a body of work there are four great songs, four mediocre songs and four bad songs. I didn't know it at the time; I was just doing my best."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Work, Time, Body, Play, Songs)

"Those albums are so important to me because, for the first time, I was making my own music, paying for it, finding strengths in it, and going through the process of finding the right music for the record."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Music, Time, First, Right)

"I listened to it last night for the first time since we started this project. I went out to my car and put it in and went to an empty parking lot and just listened and read the little pamphlet that came with it. After two or three songs I burst into tears."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Car, Time, First, Night, Project, Songs, Tears)

"You need the willingness to fail all the time."
- John Backus
(Related: Time)

"Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Nature)

"As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, First, Living)

"Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Fortune, Will)

"Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: History, Time, Shipwreck)

"A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Man, Open, Question)

"Friends are thieves of time."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, Friends)

"He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, Remedies, Will)

"The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Nature, Senses, Understanding)

"Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Needs)

"Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Authority)

"It comes down to the way you treat people. When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time, you can work through anything."
- John Bacon
(Related: Work, Time, People, Dignity, Respect)

"As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Actor, Effect)

"There are some actor secrets you keep sometimes, and you want to keep."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Actor, Secrets, Want)

"But I have always said that it's important we must make sure that justice is at all time be maintained."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Time, Justice)

"Sometimes children do forget their filial responsibilities."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Children, Forget)

"I believe it is an important project, it makes the cost of doing business lower and they will make us more competitive at the same time, it will also provide some satisfaction to the people who demand services for them of the quality they want and also quickly."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Business, Time, Quality, People, Project, Satisfaction, Want, Will)

"That made me think I could contribute more to society by looking at people on the autopsy table and feeding back the findings so that lots of people could benefit, rather than just treating patients one at a time."
- Michael Baden
(Related: Society, Time, People)

"Sometimes it's literally just a feeling that you get that somebody is more interested than someone else; and they may both say they're interested, but you get a feeling."
- John Badham
(Related: Feeling, May)

"I was on Murder She Wrote with Angela Lansbury. She was fantastic... she was lovely to everyone, she was always on time, prepared."
- Jane Badler
(Related: Time, Murder)

"On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists, who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding in prison caused by the Drug War."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Time, War, Prison)

"I'll dabble here and there in different forms of the art, but the label has me locked down like a slave so, of course, I'll be doing albums during this time."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Time, Art)

"He hit me 18 times while I was in the act of falling."
- Max Baer
(Related: Act)

"All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Reality, World)

"An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Money, Time, Sacrifice, Mind, Parliament)

"Judges don't age; time decorates them."
- Enid Bagnold
(Related: Time, Age, Judges)

"Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness, sometimes with horror."
- Chris Bailey
(Related: Happiness, People, Horror, Play, Will)

"For a time that you couldn't get a gig if you didn't look a certain way."
- Chris Bailey
(Related: Time)

"All pictures are unnatural. All pictures are sad because they're about dead people. Paintings you don't think of in a special time or with a specific event. With photos I always think I'm looking at something dead."
- David Bailey
(Related: Time, People)

"Even if it is difficult playing with other people - sometimes it's great, sometimes it isn't, but that is kind of the point of it. It loses its point playing solo."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: People)

"Personally, I've found one of the more stimulating ways of playing in recent times has been to kind of move outside the free improvised area and work with people who are probably improvisers but they have a particular way of working."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Work, People)

"And if you had an, an opportunity to have a hot meal, you did. That was the cook. But you didn't stop and say, This is dinnertime and Oh wait it's five o'clock, it's time to eat for supper."
- Howard Bailey
(Related: Time, Opportunity)

"More than 100 people are involved in a transplant operation... and we can't waste time and resources if there is a chance the caretakers aren't up for an awesome responsibility."
- Leonard Bailey
(Related: Time, People, Chance, Responsibility, Waste)

"My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Life, Time, Dreams, Earth, Fulfillment, Meaning, Privilege)

"We look into mirrors but we only see the effects of our times on us - not our effects on others."
- Pearl Bailey
"Sometimes I would almost rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Life, People, Years)

"We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Time, Heart, Thoughts, Deeds, Years)

"People really do spend a lot of money on their pets - sometimes more then themselves."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Money, People, Pets)

"Peace congresses often start by dealing with some of the less important questions in excessive detail, so at the end there is no time to discuss the most important problems."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, Detail, End, Problems, Questions)

"There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, Criticism, Meetings, Waste)

"On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

"The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Work, Body, Opinion)

"But I feel convinced, and I venture even to prophesy in this regard, that the time will come when there will also be a minister of peace in the cabinet, seated beside the ministers of war."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Will)

"Today's date, the eighteenth of May, should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration, for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Day, First, May, Today, Years)

"When I look back now, it must have been like Paris was at the time of Le Sacre du Printemps."
- David Baker
(Related: Time, Now, Paris)

"So I let them be responsible for there particular areas. Then by the time it gets to me that means that there is a problem. I have my eyes open and I need to know something about every department but you don't want to micro manage any particular department."
- Dusty Baker
(Related: Time, Eyes, Open, Want)

"You can tell your uncle stuff that you could not tell your dad. That is kind of the role of an uncle. I feel very much like a father sometimes but sometimes I feel like a teammate."
- Dusty Baker
(Related: Dad, Father)

"I think we match up with anybody because our pitching. In a short series you run your big three out there or four out there. That generally is what wins a series - pitching and defense. If we can catch the ball and not give away any runs like we do sometimes."
- Dusty Baker
(Related: Defense)

"What then is tragedy? In the Elizabethan period it was assumed that a play ending in death was a tragedy, but in recent years we have come to understand that to live on is sometimes far more tragic than death."
- George P. Baker
(Related: Death, Ending, Play, Tragedy, Years)

"Any time the United States government turns over an American citizen, including military personnel, to the government of another country, it is in our nature to want to make sure that they receive the best treatment, the fairest treatment, and the most humane treatment."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, Nature, Time, American, Country, Military, states, Treatment, United, Want)

"Sometimes you move publicly, sometimes privately. Sometimes quietly, sometimes at the top of your voice."
- James Baker
(Related: Voice)

"This is what happens, when, for the first time in modern history, a candidate resorts to lawsuits to try to overturn the outcome of an election for president."
- James Baker
(Related: Time, History, First, President)

"Sometimes an active policy is best advanced by doing nothing until the right time - or never."
- James Baker
(Related: Time, Policy, Nothing, Right)

"We've always been the development project that lived in a time pressured setting and always where commercial entities were relying heavily on releases in a certain time frame."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Time, Development, Project)

"Of course, it's hard to support full-time programmers, so we do get funds from a set of companies that are interested in the health of the Mozilla project and so are willing to support the people working for the Foundation as well."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Health, People, Project, Support)

"The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta, I saw the conductor - all conductors are white - ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther back in order to make a place for a white man. I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Car, Men, Time, First, Man, Order, Woman)

"Not only don't I know who I am, but I'm very suspicious of people who do know who they are. I am sometimes ten or twelve people a day, and sometimes four or five people an hour!"
- Tom Baker
(Related: People, Day)

"I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Time, Success, Failure, Disappointment, Rest)

"I called the doctor, during writing the book, the psychiatrist who treated me at that time, Dr. Jackson. And I said, Dr. Jackson, whole pieces are missing. I don't understand what happened to me."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Time, Writing)

"Often extinctions in the ocean occur at the same time as those on land. Then again, the ice age extinctions lost many big animals, but not many sea faring ones."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Age, Time, Animals, Land, Ocean, Sea)

"He who prays five times a day is in the protection of God, and he who is protected by God cannot be harmed by anyone."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: God, Day, Protection)

"I've always been a big fan of time travel, and I'm very into the notion that some day we'll be able to do it. Beam me up!"
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Time, Travel, Day)

"I'm from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also - I have a theory about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Time, Family, Acceptance, Growing up, Theory)

"I produced and directed a movie a couple years ago that won some awards that Samuel Goldwyn released called 'The Last Good Time'. I wrote, produced and directed it, but I wasn't in it."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Time, Awards, Years)

"And I think being a good director is being able to be completely tyrannical and you?ve got to be an absolute dictator while at the same time, you have to listen and see everything because it can all change on a dime."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Change, Time, Being)

"Oh, I was completely hooked on movies and plays and theater from the time I was a day old - I was very, very early on in love with movies and I loved plays."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Love, Movies, Time, Day, Old, Theater)

"We have lived through the flood time of fascism and of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Fascism, Mankind, Suffering, Waste)

"Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Technology, Time, Rest)

"Probably people always feel that they are living in a time of transition, but we can hardly be mistaken perhaps in thinking that this is an era of particularly momentous change, rapid and proceeding at an ever quickening rate."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Change, People, Living, Thinking)

"It is natural to try to understand one's own time and to seek to analyse the forces that move it."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time)

"A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Nationalism)

"As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Future, Judgment, Possibilities)

"A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: Time, Pretty, Television)

"I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would be a good time to leave the United States. I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Time, states, United)

"There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies. They write me letters all the time."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Time, Movies, People, Letters)

"Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence."
- Faith Baldwin
(Related: Communication, Silence, Talking)

"Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations."
- Faith Baldwin
(Related: Time)

"To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Country)

"There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Work, Challenge, Future, Now, Salvation, Will)

"The writer's greed is appalling. He wants, or seems to want, everything and practically everybody, in another sense, and at the same time, he needs no one at all."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Greed, Needs, Sense, Want, Writer)

"No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, First)

"Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Earth, Sun, Will)

"I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: History, Time, Circumstance)

"It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story."
- James Baldwin
(Related: Music, America, Americans, Limits, Sentimentality, Understanding)

"In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: History, Time, Thought, May, Psychology, Race, Self, Study)

"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)

"Don't get me wrong, there are sometimes if I go and see a really funny comedy, that I wished I had smoked a joint. I'll be honest with you. That's the truth."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Funny, Truth, Comedy, Wrong)

"You know what, man? I don't have time to worry about what people think. I'm focused on the youth of America. I'm focused on the kids who are dressing like whores. Because that's the message in the media."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Time, People, America, Kids, Man, Media, Worry, Youth)

"Obviously there are times with acting when exactly what is required is just going through the motions, and when doing nothing is the best thing. But at other times, you have to make that leap beyond the immediate environment of people putting up lights on the set."
- Christian Bale
(Related: People, Acting, Environment, Nothing)

"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)

"I mean, first of all, let me say whichever superhero first came up with the idea of wearing a cape, he wasn't really onto anything good. The number of times I'm treading on that damn thing or I throw a punch and it ends up covering my whole head. It's really not practical."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Idea, First)

"I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It's wonderful, isn't it?"
- Christian Bale
(Related: Movies, Idea, Character, Actor, Magic)

"All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough time of rebuilding all of that. But you have a deadline, you have an obligation. You've said that you will commit to this part, and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Time, Giving, Obligation, Will)

"But I enjoyed getting sick, I didn't mind it at all. So in that short amount of time, I did actually go from 121 right back up to 180, which is way too fast obviously. And that resulted in some doctors visits to get things sorted out."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Time, Doctors, Mind, Right)

"'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)

"If mathematics is to be understood widely, we need to emphasise its elegance and its applications. Sometimes it seems that universities want to emphasise how difficult it is!"
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Elegance, Mathematics, Want)

"I'm sometimes scared of everything that has happened to us. We didn't think Desilu Productions would grow so big. We merely wanted to be together and have two children."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Children)

"Electronic aids, particularly domestic computers, will help the inner migration, the opting out of reality. Reality is no longer going to be the stuff out there, but the stuff inside your head. It's going to be commercial and nasty at the same time."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Time, Computers, Help, Reality, Will)

"Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored. We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Time, Exploration, Now, Ships)

"So, I think the output of our innovation is great. We have a culture of self-improvement. I know we can continue to improve. There is no issue. But at the same time, our absolute level of output is fantastic."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Time, Culture, Innovation, Self)

"I'm very, very bullish about our prospects, and as I tell our board, as I tell our employees, this is the time to invest. There's so much opportunity. Let's just invest in that opportunity, and really get after it."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Employees)

"A toddler believes that if you love a person, you stay with that person 100 percent of the time."
- Lawrence Balter
(Related: Love, Time)

"It is, finally, a word is untimely in three different senses, and bearing it as one's treasure will not win one anyone's favours; one rather risks finding oneself outside everyone's camp... Beauty is the word that shall be our first."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Beauty, First, Senses, Treasure, Will, Word)

"Prior to an individual's encounter with the love of God at a particular time in history, however, there has to be another, more fundamental and archetypal encounter, which belongs to the conditions of possibility of the appearance of divine love to man."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Love, Time, History, God, Possibility, Appearance, Man)

"Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Life, Society, Time, Key, Mystery, Suicide)

"What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?"
- Honore De Balzac
"But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Positive, Being, Infinite, Poor, Reason, Sentiment)

"Finance, like time, devours its own children."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Finance, Time, Children)

"First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Time, Complaint, First, First love, Man)

"It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Music, Time, Man, Needs, Play, Woman)

"It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Time, HusbDay, Pretty, Reason, Witty)

"There's a lot of people over time who have brought out all these funky records that everybody has started jumping on like a catch phrase... When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records."
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Related: Time, People)

"When you dream, you dialogue with aspects of yourself that normally are not with you in the daytime and you discover that you know a great deal more than you thought you did."
- Toni Cade Bambara
(Related: Thought, Dream)

"I deliberately fly in and out of LA for as small a time as humanly possible."
- Eric Bana
(Related: Time)

"If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it's never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely - by that time, you're both dead."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Change, Time, Work, Wrong)

"In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Tongue)

"In fact I think now we've reached a point now, where the powers that be really have sort of vested interest in all of us being stoned out as much as possible all the time so we don't know what's going on, and we don't care."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Time, Being, Care, Fact, Interest, Now)

"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)

"(On seeing a former lover for the first time in years) I thought I told you to wait in the car."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Car, Time, Thought, First)

"It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Time, Diaries, Girls)

"Nobody can be exactly me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Trouble)

"Only good girls keep diaries. Bad girls don't have time."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Time, Diaries, Girls)

"Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time the words of Native people from the West."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Time, People, First, Hearing, Words)

"You have got to have an agent. It's a business. But I think there is a way to be artful and commercial at the same time."
- Elizabeth Banks
(Related: Time, Business)

"During my time, there might have been one pitcher or two that were top pitchers on a team. Teams that won maybe had three, but today they have a lot of depth. They have a lot of long relievers, short relievers, and the strategy is different."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Time, Strategy, Today)

"As a writer, you get to play, you get alter time, you get to come up with the smart lines and the clever comebacks you wish you'd thought of."
- Iain Banks
(Related: Time, Thought, Play, Writer)

"In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Home, Mom, Money, Time, Honesty, Order, State, Trying)

"It's hard to spend years at a time working in total solitude with no reality-check."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Time, Reality, Solitude, Years)

"I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Time, Athletes, Want)

"From offstage until the moment I walk onstage, I constantly tweak my talk show and 'Top Model', but at the same time, I often leave my private life by the wayside."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Life, Time, Talk)

"May is a very early time in the year and the weather is usually bad. You cannot run a fast mile race if there is a strong wind, because it makes your running uneven."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Time, May, Race, Running, Weather, Wind)

"It's a question of spreading the available energy, aerobic and anaerobic, evenly over four minutes. If you run one part too fast, you pay a price. If you run another part more slowly your overall time is slower."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Time, Energy, Question)

"The Athletic Association competed against the University. So there was an event. You cannot break world records unless it is an established event, and you have three timekeepers, and the whole thing is organized."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: University, World)

"At one time I thought the Editor of the Lancet would kindly publish a letter from me on the subject, but further reflection led me to doubt whether so insignificant an individual would be noticed without some special introduction."
- William Banting
(Related: Time, Thought, Doubt, Reflection)

"It's a great time to be an actress at this point in my life."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Life, Time)

"The older I get the more I try not to waste my time on negative energy."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Time, Negative, Energy, Waste)

"I adore clothes, I adore drinking. I just don't have the time or the inclination to totally indulge in it."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Time, Clothes, Drinking)

"Vertigo, it was thought at the time, could only be caused by a disease of the cerebellum. He observed this kind of patient for years and saw absolutely no symptoms of brain disease."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Time, Thought, Disease, Vertigo, Years)

"Here in England we live at a slower pace, have more time to enjoy things - like good jazz."
- Chris Barber
(Related: Time, England, Jazz)

"I don't know that I spent any more time alone than any other kid, but being by myself never bothered me."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Time, Being)

"The Obama administration and the Democratic Congress have taken the biggest lurch to the left in policy in American history. There've been no - no Congress, no administration that has run this far to the left in such a small period of time. And there is a reaction to that."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: History, Time, Policy, American, Congress)

"My ideas about time all developed from the realization that if nothing were to change we could not say that time passes. Change is primary, time, if it exists at all, is something we deduce from it."
- Julian Barbour
(Related: Change, Time, Ideas, Nothing)

"The passage of time is simply an illusion created by our brains."
- Julian Barbour
(Related: Time, Illusion)

"There are things that I would say that you could call an instant of time; or better, a now. As we live we seem to move through a succession of instants of time, nows, and the question is, what are they? There are where everything in the universe is at this moment, now."
- Julian Barbour
(Related: Time, Now, Question, Universe)

"But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Time, Truth, Dream, Friends, Gain)

"In the time we have it is surely our duty to do all the good we can to all the people we can in all the ways we can."
- William Barclay
(Related: Time, People, Duty)

"When I see myself at 14 years old I can put my hands on my head and think: 'How could I have done that?' but at that time it had sense for me. You do the same when you're 20. And now, when you look at people who are 20 years old you ask yourself: 'Was I like that? Was I really like that?'"
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Time, People, Now, Old, Sense, Years)

"What does my performance have to do with Russell Crowe's? Nothing. If I play Gladiator and we all play Gladiator with Ridley Scott in the same amount of time, maybe we have a chance to see who did it best."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Time, Performance, Chance, Nothing, Play)

"Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this absurd job? Why don't you go to Africa and help people? But I cannot help people, because I am a hypochondriac."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: People, Help, Job)

"I think we are living in selfish times. I'm the first one to say that I'm the most selfish. We live in the so-called 'first world,' and we may be first in a lot of things like technology, but we are behind in empathy."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Technology, Empathy, First, Living, May, World)

"Every time I wake up, I see myself like somebody beat me up."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Time)

"Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They're to promote each other's movies. You give me an award, I give you an award and people will believe that we are great movies and they'll go to see them. It's still the same."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Movies, Time, People, Awards, Hollywood, Will)

"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)

"When I write, I am not giving a lecture, I am speculating on behavior. Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be. As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should keep the light out of it."
- Howard Barker
(Related: Behavior, Giving, Light, Theatre)

"Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Change, Time, Dream, Action, Vision, World)

"We just wrote songs that seemed good to us. We wrote the album in like two weeks. We could have had more time, but we accomplished what we needed to in the two weeks."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Time, Songs)

"But really, anytime, I play on a practice pad as much as I can."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Play, Practice)

"I used to have friends come on tour and work as my drum tech, but they get bummed out when I have to tell them what to do. This time I'm just going to fly them out and let them hang. It's all good."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Time, Work, Friends)

"But there's actually a lot of punk bands out there that go out of the norm, use odd time signatures, or a lot of different tempo changes in a song."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Time, Punk, Song)

"Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Government, Education, People, Control, Destiny, Help, Poor)

"Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: End, Light)

"It's the first time I've ever done anything like that. It took longer than I expected. I've gotten a lot of E-mail since I got back, saying they thought I did a good job and presented the case well."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Time, Thought, First, Job, Saying)

"I don't know that I believe in the supernatural, but I do believe in miracles, and our time together was filled with the events of magical unlikelihood."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Time, Events, Miracles, Supernatural)

"Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use... It's time we looked into holding the meat producers and fast-food outlets legally accountable."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Health, Time, Public)

"What is a ruin but time easing itself of endurance?"
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Time, Endurance, Ruin)

"Time is a great conference planning our end, and youth is only the past putting a leg forward."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Time, End, Past, Planning, Youth)

"As I've explained to my wife many times, you have to kill your wife or mistress to get on the front page of the papers."
- Julian Barnes
(Related: Wife)

"There should be a background check every time a firearm is transferred. You shouldn't be able to go to a gun show and buy guns without a background check. There are Internet gun sales, classified ads in the newspapers - and you can buy guns without background checks."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Time, Internet, Newspapers, Sales)

"I just did what I did and I still am. It makes you unpopular, maybe for a lifetime, but I'd rather do that than be popular and doubt what I am."
- Robert Barnes
(Related: Doubt, Popular)

"One thing I learned a long time ago as a prosecutor is that it's tough to get people to obey a law if there is not penalty for breaking it."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Time, People, Law)

"The time has come to end social promotion in our schools."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Time, End, Promotion, Schools)

"I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes, and a vehicle often helps to do that. I have a relationship to car culture. It isn't really about loving cars. It's sort of about needing them."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Car, Culture)

"Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Time, Faces, Tears)

"It is time for dead languages to be quiet."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Time, Quiet)

"Sometimes I think it's better to be a diva."
- Julia Barr
"I don't have a directorial overview, which sometimes is very helpful."
- Julia Barr
"Women complain about PMS, but I think of it as the only time of the month when I can be myself."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Time, Women)

"Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?"
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Anger, Time, Children, Experts, Feeling)

"When I left the show, the fans were so amazing in terms of the outpouring of support and continued support all that time whatever ways they could be in touch with me."
- Alice Barrett
(Related: Time, Fans, Support)

"In difficult times, it's so hard to look around and to see what to be grateful for."
- Alice Barrett
"While war is never anyone first choice, sometimes it is a necessary choice."
- Gresham Barrett
(Related: War, Choice, First)

"I'm treading the backward path. Mostly, I just waste my time."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Time, Waste)

"I never felt so close to a guitar as that silver one with mirrors that I used on stage all the time."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Time, Guitar)

"Every time a child says I don't believe in fairies there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead."
- J. M. Barrie
(Related: Time, Fairies)

"Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Fairies)

"A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Force, Open, Past)

"I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.'"
- Fantasia Barrino
(Related: Life, Time, American, Singing, Struggle)

"I always say you've only got one life to live, and you're not promised a tomorrow. So, you might as well just have a good time with it."
- Fantasia Barrino
(Related: Life, Time, Tomorrow)

"The Gong Show provided me with five years of the happiest times of my life, but that's that. And to be known as the guy who gave the world The Gong Show - listen, my Uncle George isn't known as anything. So I guess it isn't so bad in that context."
- Chuck Barris
(Related: Life, World, Years)

"There was no "before" the beginning of our universe, because once upon a time there was no time."
- John D. Barrow
(Related: Time, Beginning, Universe)

"The major parties could conduct live human sacrifices on their podiums during prime time, and I doubt that anybody would notice."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Time, Doubt)

"Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Time, Choice, Holiday, Religious)

"The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Time, People, Management, Democrats)

"Violence and smut are of course everywhere on the airwaves. You cannot turn on your television without seeing them, although sometimes you have to hunt around."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Television, Violence)

"I just wanted to be a guy who could earn a living as an actor, and I did that for a long time."
- Gene Barry
(Related: Time, Actor, Living)

"Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Humor, Time, Fool)

"There was a beautiful time in the beginning when I just did it and didn't analyze the consequences, but I think that time ends in everyone's work."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Time, Work, Beginning, Consequences)

"If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Love, Time, Will)

"If I didn't try to eavesdrop on every bus ride I take or look for the humor when I go for a walk, I would just be depressed all the time."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Humor, Time)

"I used to live a very social life and never spend much solitary time looking at birds or reading."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Life, Time, Birds, Reading)

"People who don't know me have opinions about me. That's the part that's very hurtful. Because how do you form an opinion about somebody if you've never met them or spent any time with them? So it's all based upon hearsay or things that they've read."
- Rick Barry
(Related: Time, People, Opinion, Opinions)

"My sister sometimes does a Todd Barry tribute act."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Sister, Act, Tribute)

"Some venues are better run than others. Sometimes it's just maddening to deal with full dinners being served in front of your face. You can have a good or bad show anywhere."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Being)

"It was actually 3 years between albums. That seems like a long time to me."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Time, Years)

"I had temping jobs also. I liked the flexibility. There was no asking for time off; you just didn't work."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Time, Work, Flexibility, Jobs)

"I used to write things out beforehand. But sometimes it backfires."
- Todd Barry
"When you've been locked up in a mental institution, people are going to ask questions. It was OK, because I didn't have to act perfect all the time."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Time, People, Act, Questions)

"Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Marriage)

"I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Consistency, Ocean, Want)

"The best time to make friends is before you need them."
- Ethel Barrymore
(Related: Time, Friends)

"Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Time, Causes, Trouble)

"America is the country where you can buy a lifetime supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks."
- John Barrymore
(Related: America, Country)

"In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Man)

"The trouble with life is that there are so many beautiful women and so little time."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Life, Time, Women, Trouble)

"This is an exciting time. A new chapter in our history."
- John Barth
(Related: History, Time)

"What I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Time, Truth, Contradiction, May, Sarcasm)

"While it's wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Job, News, Now)

"The first time I sang with David Daniels... I had never performed with a countertenor before. That first time was magic, it was so beautiful. And he's such a great artist."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Time, Artist, First, Magic)

"The restaurants close here in Salzburg. They don't really have a nightlife in the winter time."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Time, Restaurants, Winter)

"The voice is an instrument that you really must take time to develop. It's like a good red wine Give it time."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Time, Voice, Wine)

"I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Love, Nature, Body, Energy, Mountains, Sea, Singing)

"German is more familiar now since I live part of the year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland. But it's not difficult to sing in German; it's difficult to feel in German. This takes time. It's a culture."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Time, Culture, Now, Rome)

"I think, first of all, you need to love what you're doing, and then this helps in the comedian for its part in everything-but the moment you enjoy what you're doing, you try to express yourself, to find your way, and every time is different, of course."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Love, Time, First)

"Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Consequences)

"In good times, people want to advertise; in bad times, they have to."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: People, Want)

"I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man's work for less than a man's pay."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Work, Man, May, Nothing)

"It does not seem, however, that organic chemists were much worried about barriers to rotation in organic molecules in general at that time because there was no technique available to demonstrate the phenomenon experimentally."
- Derek Harold Richard Barton
(Related: Time)

"Writing can sometimes be exploitative. I like to take a few steps of remove in order to respect the privacy of the subject. If readers make the link, they have engaged with the poem."
- John Barton
(Related: Order, Privacy, Respect, Writing)

"Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered into by reading other poems."
- John Barton
(Related: Poetry, Conversation, Poems, Reading)

"The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in order to write without sentimentality."
- John Barton
(Related: Feelings, Order, Sentimentality)

"We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future."
- John Barton
(Related: Time, Fact, Future, Will, World)

"You can never step into the same book twice, because you are different each time you read it."
- John Barton
(Related: Time)

"My obsession with time informs my poetry so completely it is hard for me to summarize it. We want time to pass, for new things to happen to us, we want to hold on to certain moments, we don't want our lives to end."
- John Barton
(Related: Poetry, Time, End, Moments, Obsession, Want)

"I have always been very obsessed with time. Time's passage makes us all very vulnerable and because we all experience it in our own way, it can make us feel very alone."
- John Barton
(Related: Experience, Time)

"I have become intrigued with the combining of seemingly unrelated ideas or images, or the drawing upon the many, sometimes dissimilar, meanings a word might have."
- John Barton
(Related: Ideas, Word)

"I sometimes like to tinker with poems that have failed, ones that I have sent aside. Even years afterward, I will revisit them if there is something about them that I cannot give up on."
- John Barton
(Related: Poems, Will, Years)

"Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Age, Experience, Time, Energy, Man)

"If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average. Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Time, Being, Fortune, Right, Sense, Wrong, Yield)

"A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Time, Leader, Boys)

"When good news about the market hits the front page of the New York Times, sell."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: News)

"We can't cross that bridge until we come to it, but I always like to lay down a pontoon ahead of time."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Time)

"It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Time, Mail)

"I always work out of uncertainty but when a painting's finished it becomes a fixed idea, apparently a final statement. In time though, uncertainty returns... your thought process goes on."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Idea, Painting, Uncertainty)

"We have shown that Islam can rule the world perfectly for 14 centuries, and during this time of Muslim power we did not borrow ideas like democracy from others, so why do we need to learn democracy from them now?"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Power, Time, Ideas, Islam, Muslim, Democracy, Now, World)

"Look at the Afghans, during the time of the Soviet invasion. They were among the poorest Muslims in the world, yet they were sustained by their faith in God, and God alone."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Faith, Time, God, World)

"The first time I ask him, have you had your cheekbones raised, have you had your nose changed? He denied it all. I was asking him to compare his face with what it looked like years ago."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Time, First, Years)

"The Thriller album is still the biggest album of all time. That is still returning huge royalty cheques."
- Martin Bashir
(Related: Time, Royalty)

"I'm a very determined businesswoman... I've got lots of things to do, and I don't have time to be classified as difficult, and I don't have time."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Time)

"I remember that Jack Lemmon, who is one of my favorite actors of all time, says that the day he stops being nervous is the day he should leave the business."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Business, Time, Actors, Being, Day, Favorite)

"I feel there are two people inside me - me and my intuition. If I go against her, she'll screw me every time, and if I follow her, we get along quite nicely."
- Kim Basinger
(Related: Time, People, Intuition)

"There is, however, a change going on in the world. There's far more interest in drawing now than there has been in a long, long time. Schools are beginning to teach drawing again in a serious and meaningful way."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Change, Time, Beginning, Interest, Now, Schools, World)

"The beginning of the shows are different. One time we'll say 'Hello, Denver'. Another time we'll say 'Hello, Memphis'. It's always different."
- Lance Bass
(Related: Time, Beginning)

"I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script."
- Angela Bassett
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Thinking)

"By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy."
- Jason Bateman
(Related: Conversation, Gay, Idiots)

"You can time a part perfectly and play it badly. And some people have very individual offbeat timing, which is their own. It works simply because they are who they are."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Time, People, Play)

"I do believe in living out your own time, unless it's absolutely impossible, which it is for some people."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Time, People, Living)

"It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Life, Time, Country, Deep, First, Interest, Land, Now, Years)

"Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents. These are certainly common enough in the forest, but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: Time, Accident, Animals)

"It is the hour to rend thy chains, the blossom time of souls."
- Katharine Lee Bates
(Related: Time)

"I look for a role that hopefully I feel empathy with and that I can understand and love, but also that has that challenge for me to play - a different kind of role, a different type of character, a different time period."
- Kathy Bates
(Related: Time, Love, Character, Challenge, Empathy, Play)

"Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings."
- Kathy Bates
(Related: Time)

"The year goes wrong, and tares grow strong, Hope starves without a crumb; But God's time is our harvest time, And that is sure to come."
- Lewis J. Bates
(Related: Time, God, Hope, Harvest, Wrong)

"To think straight, it is advisable to expect all qualities and attributes, adjectives, and so on to refer to at least two sets of interactions in time."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Time)

"If we pursue this matter further, we shall be told that the stable object is unchanging under the impact or stress of some particular external or internal variable or, perhaps, that it resists the passage of time."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Time, Stress)

"Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving."
- Mary Catherine Bateson
(Related: Giving, Sharing)

"A broken heart is what makes life so wonderful five years later, when you see the guy in an elevator and he is fat and smoking a cigar and saying long-time-no-see."
- Phyllis Battelle
(Related: Life, Heart, Saying, Smoking, Years)

"The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day."
- Orlando A. Battista
(Related: Time, Children, Day, Inheritance)

"Now is not the time to open the border to receive Canadian beef down to the United States."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Time, Now, Open, states, United)

"We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Work, Time, Pleasure)

"Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Inspiration, Common sense, Folk, Obvious, Sentiment)

"Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Nature, Temple, Living, Man, Words)

"There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Time, Awareness, Existence, Moments, Space)

"An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Time, Beauty, Artist, Sense)

"Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Time, Originality, Sensibility)

"It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Poetry, Time, Virtue, Being, Wine)

"It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time, get drunk; get drunk without stopping! On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Time, Poetry, Virtue, Wine)

"The great person is ahead of their time, the smart make something out of it, and the blockhead, sets themselves against it."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Time)

"Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Death, Time, Deep, Difficulty, Living, Right)

"The greater the conceptual significance of a literary product, the more it should be assumed that it is based on an idea that determines the whole, and that the deeper consciousness of the time to which it belongs is reflected in it."
- Ferdinand Christian Baur
(Related: Time, Idea, Consciousness, Literary)

"It must inquire not merely about the circumstances of the time in general, but in particular about the writer's position with regard to these things, the interests and motives, the leading ideas of his literary activity."
- Ferdinand Christian Baur
(Related: Time, Ideas, Circumstances, Leading, Literary, Motives, Writer)

"I've been down there 6 times and there's nothing like Brazilian percussion."
- Les Baxter
(Related: Nothing)

"I was working all the time I was in college. I was working so much that I could hardly do my college work."
- Les Baxter
(Related: Time, Work, College)

"Be careful how you spend your time: Spend your time in nothing which you know must be repented of."
- Richard Baxter
(Related: Time, Nothing)

"Do you know what directors go through? It's just hell. Like, why do I work so hard - to think I'm only going to see this movie five times and then never see it again 'cause I'm so sick of it? What is it worth, honestly?"
- Michael Bay
(Related: Work, Hell, Worth)

"And Title IX coming along there. I don't think Evan would have done any different than I did. I was fortunate to be there at a time when that was right."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Time, Right)

"You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Time, Country, First, Rights, Human rights, Injustice, Question, Questions, Years)

"I look at the Senior Al Gore that I had the chance to serve in the Senate with. A great human being. He went down to defeat to this right wing bunch back at the time."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Time, Being, Chance, Defeat, Right, Senate)

"But if you really want to get involved in making a difference, you can stay at home with your family and have a job and make a reasonable living without having to be on an airplane all of the time, then you ought to go back home and run for School Board."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Difference, Job, Living, School, Want)

"Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland... The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Success, Time, Values, Party, Will)

"I know what I have to do and I plan to do it. It's a good time to get it done and get it behind me. It's treatable, so why not treat it now? My family will give me comfort but I have to do this alone."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Family, Time, Comfort, Now, Will)

"I'm a fair manager, put it that way. I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Time, Manager, Discipline)

"My bones are as hard as a rock. Every time I have a biopsy, the doctors are doing hand exercises a week, ten days out."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Time, Doctors)

"Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption."
- Andre Bazin
(Related: Art, Time, Corruption, Eternity, Photography)

"I have to concentrate more intently when people speak. I always have to position myself on their right side so that I can hear out of my left ear. I sometimes get a crick in my neck from listening. But I don't there's too much else."
- Stephanie Beacham
(Related: People, Listening, Right)

"I think that the two of them have been doing this for a really long time and it is more like sport. Yes, they would love to find a lasting relationship, but it's not likely to happen the way they are going about it."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Love, Time)

"I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these women fight with each other over men, which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Fight)

"There was a sense of all the things that go on on the street, particularly in New York, that you are just completely unaware of, that that conversation could be happening at any time. I loved the instability of the camera. It's just an unstable world."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Time, Conversation, Sense, World)

"What is their potential for evil; what is their potential for wickedness? That's the only time that those characters become interesting to watch."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Time, Evil, Potential, Wickedness)

"It doesn't seem as if there's that much of a difference between a big production and a little production, other than you have a smaller space in which to get dressed and you have a shorter waiting time."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Time, Difference, Production, Space, Waiting)

"Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don't understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Character, Being, Writer)

"I feel like there's too many paintings left unpainted that I just don't want to take the time away."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Time, Want)

"We're all proud of the communities that we've built and are a part of, but we shouldn't accept lost time and unnecessary stress when traveling in them."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Time, Stress, Traveling)

"Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher priced forms of capital, such as credit cards."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Cards, Credit)

"Time will pass and seasons will come and go."
- Roy Bean
(Related: Time, Seasons, Will)

"I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Care, Detail, Film, Passion)

"I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Time, Work, Character, Thoughts, Day, End, Excess, Leisure, Perspective)

"I sometimes find that playing the bad guy, or villains, or psychopaths tend to be much more psychologically rewarding. And you can really push it, you can push the limits, and get away with it."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Limits)

"I put quite a few trees in last autumn. A lot of silver birch and a couple of native trees - just generally doing gardening, putting plants in and hedges in. It takes quite a lot of time and I love it."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Love, Time, Gardening, Autumn, Plants, Trees)

"A common misperception of me is... that I am a tough, rough northerner, which I suppose I am really. But I'm pretty mild-mannered most of the time. It's the parts that you play I guess. I don't mind it. I'm not a tough guy. I'd like to act as a fair, easy-going, kind man at some point."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Time, Act, Man, Mind, Play, Pretty)

"Well, a few years ago I think I could have given you a more enthusiastic answer about that but in the last few years, for the first time in my life, I really haven't listened to much music. I used to work with music on and now I don't."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Music, Time, Work, Life, First, Now, Years)

"When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety locks on the door but I had the music going, keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative time and peace and so forth."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Music, Peace, Time, Safety, Trying)

"I've been in this business for a long time, and I no longer think that anything that I do by way of clarification is ever going to eradicate the mistakes."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Business, Time, Mistakes)

"Falling in Place was meant to be very much rooted in a place and time, and music was a part of that."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Music, Time)

"Each moment in time we have it all, even when we think we don't."
- Melody Beattie
(Related: Time)

"I'm getting grumpier all the time."
- Ned Beatty
(Related: Time)

"How can anybody hate nurses? Nobody hates nurses. The only time you hate a nurse is when they're giving you an enema."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Time, Giving, Hate, Nurses)

"Although Ronald Reagan was somebody I disagreed with on most ideological things, he was a friend of mine, and he was a very, very likable man. Ronald Reagan, for instance, was maybe more able to get the very rich to do the right thing sometimes."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Friend, Man, Right)

"Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at any time, madam, is all that distinguishes us from the other animals."
- Pierre De Beaumarchais
(Related: Love, Time, Animals, Drinking)

"It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Age, Death, Life, Time, Giving, Old)

"It is critical that parents and other trusted adults initiate conversations with kids about underage drinking well in advance of the first time they are faced with a decision regarding alcohol."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Time, Decision, Alcohol, Drinking, First, Kids, Parents)

"African Americans make up about 13 percent of the U.S. population but comprise 32 percent of patients treated for kidney failure, giving them a kidney failure rate that is 4.2 times greater than that of white Americans."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Failure, African, Americans, Giving, Population)

"Sometimes I wish the writing and drawing were more integrated."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Writing)

"I probably read Harriet the Spy about 70,000 times."
- Alison Bechdel
"I just met someone who read Gone With the Wind 62 times for exactly that same reason. She couldn't bear that it wasn't real. She wanted to live in it."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Reason, Wind)

"Sometimes things in life take a few years to digest, and they find their way into the work later on. Sometimes I'm writing about things from eight years ago-they just took a long time to distill and come out in the appropriate way."
- Beck
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Writing, Years)

"When you work with somebody for a long period of time, you develop a shorthand with everything."
- Beck
(Related: Work, Time)

"Sea Change was so specific. From the beginning it was set what it was going to be. All the other ideas that I had at the time I had to put to the side."
- Beck
(Related: Change, Time, Ideas, Beginning, Sea)

"Every time you go in, it's like starting over. You don't know how you did the other records. You're learning all over. It's some weird musician amnesia, or maybe the road wipes it out."
- Beck
(Related: Time, Learning, Road)

"I sat out a few years because I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do next. So many things were changing in music and in culture, so it seemed like a good time to step back."
- Beck
(Related: Music, Time, Culture, Years)

"I'm just taking one step at a time. I could zigzag one way, but it's not usually on purpose."
- Beck
(Related: Time, Purpose)

"You know, we all have our inner demons. I, for one - I can't speak for you, but I'm on the verge of moral collapse at any time. It can happen by the end of the show."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Time, End)

"Every time the government grows we lose more of who we are."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Government, Time)

"Not a single time have we gotten a right from Congress or from the President. We get them from God."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Time, God, Congress, President, Right)

"I don't care about the rules. In fact, if I don't break the rules at least 10 times in every song then I'm not doing my job properly."
- Jeff Beck
(Related: Care, Fact, Job, Rules, Song)

"At times in my life, I have been utterly lonely. At other times, I've had disgusting infectious diseases. Try admitting these things in our culture."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Life, Culture, Lonely)

"The average adult laughs 15 times a day; the average child, more than 400 times."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Day)

"Seek art from every time and place, in any form, to connect with those who really move you."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Art, Time)

"The Olympic stadium may have been built only in the early 1970s but it was clear for a long time it had no future. For many reasons it is not good enough for modern football and today's fans."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Time, Fans, Football, Future, May, Today)

"The two designs are completely different. The first is totally futuristic, the second is more classical. You can of course get very excited about doing something completely out of the ordinary, just like the Olympic stadium in its time. But each to his or her own taste."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Time, First, Taste)

"It was a confusing time in my life, a really bad day at the office."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Time, Life, Day, Office)

"I met with my lawyers. They gave me all the wrong advice. For a long time I refused to accept the child was mine. I should have met her, arranged a DNA test and accepted my responsibility."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Time, Advice, Lawyers, Responsibility, Wrong)

"My primary influences were the best jazz players from the 50's and 60's and later some of the pop people from the same time period along with the better of the well known blues musicians."
- Walter Becker
(Related: Time, People, Jazz, Musicians)

"Go on failing. Go on. Only next time, try to fail better."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Time)

"The first year with the success that we had and let me point out that the time frame changes depending on which decade you look at it. In the seventies acts were kind of expected to do an album a year. If you look at the Beatles they were doing three a year."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Success, Time, First)

"Also in Norah Jones, now there's a voice that sounds and I don't mean disrespect but sounds a hundred years old that sounds incredibly experienced. It's just an exciting time."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Time, Now, Old, Voice, Years)

"At the time, we thought it was a nice way to say something unique about the group to make us different from all the other bands kicking around in London."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Time, Thought, London)

"I know acts and I'm not going to name names but these people sold ten million copies the first time and the second album sells three million and it's considered a failure and they're dropped and that's really a shame."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Time, People, Failure, First, Name, Names, Shame)

"I believe that the reason why I love painting so much is that it forces one to be objective. There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Love, Hate, Nothing, Painting, Reason, Sentimentality)

"There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Hate, Nothing, Sentimentality)

"I am going to produce a movie of my own. I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema. I want to make a film for the present generation. So there will be a lot of new faces in the film."
- Kabir Bedi
(Related: Time, Cinema, Faces, Film, Present, Want, Will)

"I learn something in the interviews from time to time."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Time)

"Again and again, I've seen Bush turn a blind eye as his henchmen have leveled zealous attacks against his political enemies - assaults which the president himself has sometimes directly encouraged."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Blind, Enemies, Eye, President)

"I didn't spend a lot of time on national security the American people will be glad to know."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Time, People, American, National security, Will)

"The question of how the eye works - that is, what happens when a photon of light first impinges on the retina - simply could not be answered at that time."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Time, Eye, First, Light, Question)

"This fact immediately suggested a singular event - that at some time in the distant past the universe began expanding from an extremely small size. To many people this inference was loaded with overtones of a supernatural event - the creation, the beginning of the universe."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Time, People, Beginning, Creation, Fact, Past, Supernatural, Universe)

"In Darwin's time all of biology was a black box: not only the cell, or the eye, or digestion, or immunity, but every biological structure and function because, ultimately, no one could explain how biological processes occurred."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Time, Eye)

"As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Effect, Vocabulary)

"We expect to keep our writing sessions going until late spring, then to play some new material in a few secret club dates. The record will likely take a long time and may not surface until 1999!"
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Time, May, Play, Spring, Will, Writing)

"There are a lot more shots coming at the net and guys are just shooting it at the net because they have more time and pucks are going in off legs and feet and shoulders and heads, so you might have to play out a little further on the shot and hope it hits you."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Time, Hope, Feet, Play)

"Sometimes you can press a little bit and you're trying to do too much and you're trying too hard. You want to win so bad and you want to help the team so badly that you end up trying too much instead of letting the play come to you."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: End, Help, Play, Press, Trying, Want)

"Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Open)

"But, people are recognizing me more. Sometimes fans just approach me on the street and say how much they love the show. It's great to get that kind of feedback."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Love, People, Fans)

"Sometimes you work all the way through to 5am, then get a few hours and you're back on set again."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Work)

"I love England though; I've been back a few times and just love it. My favorite thing to do there is going to museums and all the castles. Oh, and my husband and I went mountain biking across England on our honeymoon!"
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Love, HusbBiking, EnglFavorite, Museums)

"When I do get time, I like to hike and I take lots of vitamins and powders to keep healthy."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Time)

"Time makes fools of us all. Our only comfort is that greater shall come after us."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Time, Comfort, Fools)

"Fashion as King is sometimes a very stupid ruler."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Fashion)

"This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bizarre, Chicago, Fun, Hell, Wonder)

"I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'. I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Friends, Fun)

"I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I'm eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, 'Surrender to it. It's nacho time.' Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Thought, Day, Eating, Nothing)

"I'm an awful driver. I'm not going to lie about it. I'm not a good driver. I tried for a long time to pretend that I was. There's a lot of road rage and a lot of times it's directed at something I've done on the road."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Lie, Road)

"I have always been an animal lover. I had a hard time disassociating the animals I cuddled with - dogs and cats, for example - from the animals on my plate, and I never really cared for the taste of meat. I always loved my Brussels sprouts."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Animals, Cats, Dogs, Example, Taste)

"I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Heart, Pretty, Right)

"I have always been an animal lover. I had a hard time disassociating the animals I cuddled with - dogs and cats, for example - from the animals on my plate, and I never really cared for the taste of meat. I always loved my Brussels sprouts."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Animals, Cats, Dogs, Example, Taste)

"I'm an awful driver. I'm not going to lie about it. I'm not a good driver. I tried for a long time to pretend that I was. There's a lot of road rage and a lot of times it's directed at something I've done on the road."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Lie, Road)

"This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic-Con. I've done quite a few Comic-Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard-World in Chicago, Comic-Con in San Diego, Wonder-Con in San Francisco, the Comic-Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bizarre, Chicago, Fun, Hell, Wonder)

"I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'. I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Friends, Fun)

"I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I'm eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, 'Surrender to it. It's nacho time.' Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Thought, Day, Eating, Nothing)

"I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Heart, Pretty, Right)

"When I came out of the military, I had a club in Memphis and I started using the The Bar Kays as my club band. They were still only in the middle school - but I'd take them on the road with me on the weekends, sometimes."
- William Bell
(Related: Military, Road, School)

"Some of my other heroes around that time were, oddly enough, Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole and people like that - I was always more inclined to listen to ballads."
- William Bell
(Related: Time, People, Ballads, Heroes)

"There was some scene in The Blues Brothers movie, when they had the chicken wire across the front of the stage, and it was almost like that. They had a big guard rail around the stage, which kept the college kids from getting on... we had some good times."
- William Bell
(Related: Brothers, College, Kids)

"Growing up in Memphis and listening to all kinds of music and dreaming... So that was one of the first times I wrote a complete song and set it to music and the whole bit. From then on, I was busy with it."
- William Bell
(Related: Music, First, Growing up, Listening, Song)

"The French colonisation of Algeria lasted a long time: 132 years."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Years)

"The liberation movement which I led in Algeria, the organization that I created to fight the French army, was at first a small movement of nothing at all. We were but some tens of people throughout Algeria, a territory that is five times the size of France."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: People, Army, Fight, First, France, Nothing)

"Everywhere that the struggle for national freedom has triumphed, once the authorities agreed, there were military coups d'etat that overthrew their leaders. That is the result time and time again."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Time, Freedom, Leaders, Military, Result, Struggle)

"In working with UNICEF our corporate partners have demonstrated time and again that their financial resources, leadership and expertise can bring about real and lasting benefits for the world's children."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Leadership, Time, Financial, Benefits, Children, Corporate, Expertise, World)

"I'd taken three years off to live as a normal person, so this was my first time back into it, and it was kind of shocking, but then it was fun."
- Camilla Belle
(Related: Time, First, Fun, Years)

"Money gives me pleasure all the time."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Money, Time, Pleasure)

"It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Lie, Nation)

"I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme; but money gives me pleasure all the time."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Money, Time, Love, Pleasure)

"I believe that time destroys everything. You can take one beautiful apple, red. After a while, it becomes shrivelled and full of worms, just like what happens to us."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Time)

"When people divorce, it's always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Time, People, Divorce, Tragedy)

"Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Men, Movies, Action)

"Time destroys everything."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Time)

"In a couple, sometimes, one or both people have to give up their personal life, dreams and ambitions for the good of the family."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Dreams, Family, Life, People)

"I guess happiness is not a state you want to be in all the time."
- John Belushi
(Related: Happiness, Time, State, Want)

"The hallmark of a great captain is the ability to win the toss, at the right time."
- Richie Benaud
(Related: Time, Ability, Right)

"I know it's more five-star now than it was then, but it's still a difficult tour. In the same way as India and Pakistan players find it difficult coming to Australia. People sometimes have difficulty believing that."
- Richie Benaud
(Related: People, Difficulty, Now)

"These guys were the best. They were the best at their positions and made playing the game easier. And at the same time it made it so much more enjoyable."
- Johnny Bench
(Related: Time)

"Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Love, Time, Discipline, Order, Solitude, Writing)

"It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Time, Talent, Famous, Writing, Years)

"A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Importance, Loyalty, Lying, Obedience)

"A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Perseverance, Fidelity, Lying)

"For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Time, Evil, Nation, Reputation, Waiting, Windows)

"After an author has been dead for some time, it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers to get a new book out of him each year."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Time)

"Nothing seems to me more doubtful than Aristotle's remark that it is probable the arts and philosophy have several times been discovered and several times lost."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Nothing, Philosophy)

"I believe that the first 8 years are most important and the time in a child's life when parents must be absolutely and completely present."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Life, Time, First, Parents, Present, Years)

"My favorite thing is to be alone in a room with a blank paper in front of me and the time to fill it."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Time, Favorite)

"America is terrified of the passage of time. Prozac Nation. Land of Face Lifts."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Time, America, Land, Nation)

"The space genre is timeless."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Space)

"Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Success, Time, Health, Failure, Anticipation, Hollywood, Sickness)

"I am very abnormal... But it wasn't very long ago that I wasn't so abnormal. I was very normal and headed for a lifetime of paying medical bills as proof of my normalcy."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Medical, Proof)

"I am very willing to share whatever I know or feel I know about finding some serenity in this lifetime."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Serenity)

"Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos than on a television show, where a minute is worth about $200!"
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Time, Money, Television, Worth)

"We grow in time to trust the future for our answers."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Time, Trust, Answers, Future)

"We still want to idealize moms, and sometimes we want to idealize actresses who are moms, too. I know that's something I've experienced, but we're all just doing the best we can and we're all trying to raise our kids and talk to them about everything that needs to be discussed."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Kids, Needs, Talk, Trying, Want)

"By the time I was in high school, Roe v. Wade had passed, so that was also happening; girls were getting pregnant and getting abortions - and that happened in my school too."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Time, Girls, School)

"I don't see myself as competing with other actresses. I mean, I went through a time when I was in New York, and I was going to lots of auditions and trying to get parts, but even then, you're not really competing with the other actresses. There is a competition going on, but it's not like something you can win in that way."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Time, Competition, Trying)

"It's the same each time with progress. First they ignore you, then they say you're mad, then dangerous, then there's a pause and then you can't find anyone who disagrees with you."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Time, Progress, First)

"Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Life, Embarrassment, Moments, Photography, Pleasure)

"We need a sense of the value of time - that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Time, Sense, Value)

"We shall never have more time. We have, and always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until tomorrow. Keep going... Concentrate on something useful."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Time, Tomorrow, Waiting)

"To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Experience, Soul, Artist, Artists, Fact, Living, Moments)

"Being a husband is a whole-time job. That is why so many husbands fail. They cannot give their entire attention to it."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: HusbAttention, Being, Husbands, Job)

"Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time"."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Time, Excuses, Habits)

"Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Attitude, Improvement, Weekend)

"Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Positive, Frustration)

"If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: History, Time, Car, Famous)

"If you have not taken the time to define what happiness means to you, what have your spent your whole life pursuing?"
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Happiness, Life, Time)

"Avoiding the phrase "I don't have time...", will soon help you to realize that you do have the time needed for just about anything you choose to accomplish in life."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Life, Time, Help, Will)

"Diplomacy is more than saying or doing the right things at the right time, it is avoiding saying or doing the wrong things at any time."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Time, Diplomacy, Right, Saying, Wrong)

"Guys just don't care. We don't take the time to plan behind each other's back. We just say, If you don't like me, screw you'. If a guy doesn't like you, you know because you have a black eye."
- Jonathan Bennett
(Related: Time, Care, Eye)

"The U.N. can be very frustrating and at times impotent, but it can also be a valuable forum for discussion and resolution of world problems. We should not walk away from it just because it's failed to live up to its promise."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Problems, Promise, Resolution, World)

"Stupidity trumps Machiavelli almost every time when you are looking for an explanation."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Time, Stupidity)

"I've been so fortunate because I never really had ups and downs as far as my career. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I've been sold out all over the world."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: Time, Career, World)

"Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue."
- William Bennett
(Related: Virtue, Thankfulness)

"All the best stories are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape."
- A. C. Benson
(Related: Reality)

"Now I believe that people need to understand what's happening in my campaign, and they're going to get three or four snapshots of that, with plenty of time before the first disclosure happens in June."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Time, People, First, June, Now)

"I have done things politically, and I've been running a business at the same time, but I sort of joke that to some extent I do more than most legislators have done in their whole careers, and I've been doing it as a part-time job."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Business, Time, Careers, Job, Legislators, Running)

"Actually, I think I come at things a whole different way from most people, and, you know, sometimes political answers are one way to solve the problem, and sometimes there are better ways to do it."
- Craig Benson
(Related: People, Answers)

"The principle of asceticism never was, nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature. Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently, and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Time, Day, Earth, Hell, Living, Will)

"I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn't know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government."
- Lloyd Bentsen
(Related: Government, Time, Career, Community, Learning, Scouting)

"There were a couple of years where I was skating and acting at the same time."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Time, Acting, Years)

"I think for me it was a natural transition to move full time into acting rather than figure skating."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Time, Acting)

"Sometimes I think I'm real predictable to myself and other times... you always wonder, Is this really what I wanted to do? Did I make a mistake? Should I be doing something else?"
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Mistake, Wonder)

"I'm probably satisfied with my career 80 percent of the time."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Time, Career)

"I have family obligations and all that stuff. I get my kids six weeks in the summer, which is a real intense period of time. I'm with them every minute of the day."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Family, Time, Day, Kids, Summer)

"I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Time, Books, Old, Research)

"Tender Mercies is a very low-budget film, but it was a huge budget compared to anything I had done in Australia. My fee for Tender Mercies was something like five times all of my Australian films combined."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Film)

"With time, many of the facts I learned were forgotten but I never lost the excitement of discovery."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Time, Discovery, Excitement, Facts)

"By that time I was hooked on a career in academic research instead of one in the pharmaceutical industry that I had originally considered in deciding to get a PhD."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Time, Career, Research)

"The only time a man thinks is when he's alone."
- Jose Bergaman
(Related: Time, Man)