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How many times have you bought something thinking it would make you happy, and found it does not? [On the revenge of the credit card]
Gregg Easterbrook

They obviously couldn't get the two of them to be happy in the room together at the same time [on Gordon Brown and Tony Blair]
Ian Hislop

If you are inclined to leave your character solitary for any considerable length of time, better question yourself. Fiction is association, not
A B Guthrie Jr

As soon as an idea is accepted it is time to reject it (Platitudes in the Making)
Holbrook Jackson

I know it sounds crazy, but I really don't have time to even think about being with someone. When you're on the road everything is crazy most of the time so you don't even think about relationships.
Lady Gaga

I've only just started to think that I can make a career out of this. At the end of my time in Brookside, I wondered if I'd ever work again.
Anna Friel

People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.
Brian Tracy

In years to come I may go solo. But at the moment I haven't got time time to wash my face, never mind think about my future career.
Nadine Coyle

That's double-edged: it's amazing that they're bringing me in and showing people new ideas, and at the same time it's a little hard because seventy percent of the time or even higher I'm not going to get those roles.
Rachel True

Actions receive their tincture from the times,
And as they change are virtues made or crimes (A Hymn to the Pillory)
Daniel Defoe

Being a full time coach doesn't mean that we practice more than other teams. In fact we have strict regulations about the length of our practices and playing season. The academic schedule here means that I rarely have a full team at any one practice!
Tony Brown

Whenever I attempt to frame a simple idea of time, abstracted from the succession of ideas in my mind, which flows uniformly, and is participated by all beings, I am lost and embrangled in inextricable difficulties.
George Berkeley

If she only wakes up five times in a night, it's like I've won the lottery. I'm awake at night and asleep during the day. I haven't found a way to keep her asleep. I tried yelling, but if I yell it gets even worse, she starts to cry and scream even more [on fatherhood]
Goran Ivanisevic

Now, I don't want to get off on a rant here, but guilt is simply God's way of letting you know that you're having too good a time.
Dennis Miller

Plots and character don't make life. Life is here and now, anytime you say the word, anytime you let her rip.
Henry Miller

I remember the moment when I looked at a newsstand and stared at myself on a cover for the first time. Weird!
Frederique Van Der Wal

Yes, it is true that there are times when you do wonder if things are worth it but usually those moments pass as soon as they have come.
Asa Gray

For time is the longest distance between two places.
Tennessee Williams

Artistic temperament sometimes seems a battleground, a dark angel of destruction and a bright angel of creativity wrestling
Madeleine L'Engle

Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times - it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.
Kate Chopin

Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It's gossip.
Erma Bombeck

If I can affect a positive change by use of my abilities, I gladly embrace the opportunity. I feel that if you don't use the gifts you've been given, your time on earth has been wasted.
Stephanie Kramer

They sometimes met on country roads when there were flowers or snow
Bernard Malamud

I haven't got time to be tired
Emperor Wilhem I

I'm supposed to be taking time off. But I'm still writing and I have this Gap advert lined up.
Joss Stone

Writers of novels and romance in general bring a double loss to their readers; robbing them of their time and money; representing men, manners, and things, that never have been, or are likely to be.
Mary Wortley Montagu

I have found the study of organisms to be a truly exciting experience, always interesting and sometimes humbling.
Edward Hall

Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
Karl Kraus

If I could win Wimbledon 10 times I'd be happy.
Maria Sharapova

Sometimes cameras and television are good to people and sometimes they aren't. I don't know if its the way you say it, or how you look.
Dan Quayle

Apparently the take-away is actually more popular when times are tough as people slum it with that rather than go to a posh restaurant!
Stan Stevens

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
Adlai E Stevenson

I still feel pangs of remorse over an insidious habit I've had since I was a teenager. About three times a week, I attend estate auctions and make insulting, low-ball bids for prized heirlooms until I'm asked to leave.
Dennis Miller

'like a deer in the headlights, frozen in real time and I'm losing my mind, it's time to move on'
Tom Petty

There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and lose.
Galbraith

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too.
Paul Auster

Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
Walt Whitman

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
Orison Swett Marden

I have enjoyed my time at this club and although there was a minor issue with the contract situation it was nothing.
Alessandro Pistone

We felt we had a little bit of momentum going and that there was a psychological effect, we were bowling well and were up on the Aussies and it was a good position to put them in again [on making Australia follow on for the first time in 19 years]
Duncan Fletcher

All holidays can be good times.
John Clayton

It's about giving the people what they want. So many people have told me that they've made love to my records so what I've delivered this time is an album about sex. Pretty much every song has that theme. Straight no chasers, it's booty music!
Tyrese

The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
George Washington

We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law.
Lyndon Johnson

At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I'm just not interested in any of it, I don't have the time to spare to do it [when a producer suggested he was too scared to enter]
Malcolm Mclaren

If the joke wears thin, if in fact people begin to take it very seriously, and if people really are getting so wound up that it's very difficult to carry off the joke, then I think it is time to go. [on why he decided to leave the 2008 version of the show]
John Sargeant

I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
Henri Matisse

'I can't towel-dry my hair, because it'll tangle. So I put a towel on the bed and smack my head on the bed, like, ten times, so all the water will drain out'
Alanis Morissette



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