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The present moment is nice but it does not last. Living in it is like waiting in a junction town for the morning limited; the junction may be interesting but some day you will have to leave it and you do not know where the limited will take you.
~By Bruce Catton ~


But after a few minutes of convincing myself that I really wanted to go - telling myself that I love skating and that my coach is there waiting for me - I would get up and go. And my mother would always get up and eat breakfast with me!
~By Nancy Kerrigan ~


We have been waiting for you so that we could turn over the government.
~By Duong Van Minh ~


I was really nervous, intimidated by the whole thing-all the people and all the buzzing, and all the sitting around waiting. I felt really small in this huge place.
~By Kate Moss ~


I slide my arm from under the sleeper's head and it is numb, full of swarming pins, on the tip of each, waiting to be counted, the fallen angels sit.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


This conflict is one thing I've been waiting for. I'm well and strong and young - young enough to go to the front. If I can't be a soldier, I'll help soldiers.
~By Clara Barton ~


There's nothing secret about it. Everyone knows that I am waiting for my real parents, the king and queen, to come restore me to my rightful throne.
~By Meg Cabot ~


The essence of a government health care system - for people who have never lived under it and don't know - is waiting, waiting, waiting. You wait for everything. You wait for years for operations that are routine in America.
~By Mark Steyn ~


I suppose that every time there is difficulty. I remember about Space Mountain: It took us ten years before we found the technology that would allow such a ride. And during these ten years, I had a model that I kept, waiting for the technology we needed.
~By John Hench ~


Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
~By Sarah Ban Breathnach ~


Godot is whatever it is in life that you are waiting for: 'I'm waiting to win the lottery. I'm waiting to fall in love'. For me, as a child, it was Christmas. At least that eventually came.
~By Ian McKellen ~


The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
~By Eden Phillpotts ~


When we'd suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, 'Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.' As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing.
~By Ian McKellen ~


I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't, luckily, have to bother about that.
~By Agatha Christie ~


Gout produces calculus in the kidney... the patient has frequently to entertain the painful speculation as to whether gout or stone be the worst disease. Sometimes the stone, on passing, kills the patient, without waiting for the gout.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


Explore your mind, discover yourself, then give the best that is in you to your age and to your world. There are heroic possibilities waiting to be discovered in every person.
~By Wilferd A. Peterson ~


The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I had done everything I could do as an astronaut, and we have a long line of inexperienced astronauts waiting for their first missions, and so my role really should be to step aside and help them prepare for their missions, rather than to try to get another mission.
~By Leroy Chiao ~


I get speeding ticket like everybody else. If the restaurant is full I'm waiting in line like everybody else.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


I'm in this position where I can afford to wait, I'm lucky enough to be financially secure to not have to do anything that's thrown at me. You know the next couple of jobs are going to be pretty crucial in terms of how you're perceived by people. So I'm just waiting.
~By Dominic Monaghan ~


I am ready any time. Do not keep me waiting.
~By John Mason Brown ~


It was like there was a pile of kindling that was in the back of my imagination just waiting there. Once I lit it, it just flared up and I kept getting ideas and ideas.
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~


But the important thing about learning to wait, I feel sure, is to know what you are waiting for.
~By Anna Neagle ~


The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
~By Dave Barry ~


I don't like waiting in airports for my bags. Even worse, I don't like waiting in airports when my bags are lost.
~By Steve Waugh ~


You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting, and this demands a lot of energy and concentration.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


I was darkly convinced that at age 52 I would kill myself because my mother committed suicide at that age. I was fantasizing that she was waiting for me on the other side of the grave.
~By Spalding Gray ~


Well, you'll find the most boring part of it is the waiting, at least if it's in films anyway. Television's a lot faster, but the product... I don't think it's as good as a film.
~By Lee Hazlewood ~


What is important is not what someone is but what he is waiting for. Not the events of life but its possibilities.
~By Dorothee Solle ~


We always keep God waiting while we admit more importunate suitors.
~By Malcolm De Chazal ~


I remember wearing overcoats, hiding in the bushes outside of Abbey Road Studios, waiting for the traffic to clear. As it did, we would drop our overcoats and run out on to the cross walk and strike our poses.
~By Jack Irons ~


There's a line of dancers waiting to get into Sydney Dance Company.
~By Graeme Murphy ~


I've figured out what to do so far, but it's always the next thing you come to where the man with the bucket of ice cold water is waiting - whoosh! in your face. That's why you work with directors who know what to tell you to do.
~By Judi Dench ~


This was an important part of my life. But it was also sad that we didn't play there, cause we had such alot of fans that were waiting for us and Brazilians are great people. It's now my second home.
~By Jim Capaldi ~


I like to be in waiting rooms with people as they're auditioning, because their terror calms me.
~By John C. McGinley ~


Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
~By Karl Rahner ~


The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting.
~By Alan Brien ~


If you're an actor, even a successful one, you're still waiting for the phone to ring.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


Seek that which within lies waiting to begin the fight of your life that is everyday.
~By Ian Anderson ~


My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom.
~By Bob Hope ~


If something anticipated arrives too late it finds us numb, wrung out from waiting, and we feel - nothing at all. The best things arrive on time.
~By Dorothy Gilman ~


Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
~By Barack Obama ~


There's no such thing as failure - just waiting for success.
~By John Osborne ~


The world is full of genies waiting to grant your wishes.
~By Percy Ross ~


The worst part was waiting around. Sometimes you are ready at 9 a.m. and you don't start until the afternoon. Occupying your time while you wait is the hardest part of the movie.
~By Colleen Haskell ~


You can scream at me, call me for a shoot at midnight, keep me waiting for hours - as long as what ends up on the screen is perfect.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired.
~By Mae West ~


Marilyn Monroe was no fun to work with. She would report to work around 5:00 in the evening. You've been in make-up since 8:30 in the morning waiting for her.
~By Tony Randall ~


My mom never taught me to be waiting for some prince on a white horse to swipe me off my feet.
~By Tyra Banks ~


It's a natural thing for people to say, you know, Who's in this book? I find myself get ting a little defensive. People come along and I'm waiting for that first question.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.
~By John Boehner ~


I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along.
~By Piers Anthony ~


Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this.
~By Golda Meir ~


There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move - and he, in turn, waits for you.
~By Marian Anderson ~


I suppose I was waiting until I was old enough to have some sort of experience to sing about. When you're young, it's hard to sing the blues. Nobody believes you.
~By Nick Lowe ~


I felt like a hunted animal, followed constantly, waiting to be killed.
~By Richard Jewell ~


Sometimes they are a matter of luck; the photographer could not expect or hope for them. Sometimes they are a matter of patience, waiting for an effect to be repeated that he has seen and lost or for one that he anticipates.
~By Bill Brandt ~


Congress should be forward thinking in the policies we set, instead of waiting until catastrophe looms.
~By Bill Frist ~


At the time when this famous historical battle was fought in Kosovo, the people were looking at the stars, expecting aid from them. Now, six centuries later, they are looking at the stars again, waiting to conquer them.
~By Slobodan Milosevic ~


So you have to keep waiting and then they give you the script and it's terrible. Then you have to go to the rewrite and they're very upset because you didn't like it. I went through that for seven years.
~By Salma Hayek ~


Arizona's forest fires are not waiting for April, and neither will we. That is why I am pushing for stepped up deployment for Hot Shot wildfire crews in March rather than April, in order to better prepare for the expected fires in northern Arizona.
~By Rick Renzi ~


It is a pain in the ass waiting around for someone to try to kill you.
~By Roger Zelazny ~


The man for whom time stretches out painfully is one waiting in vain, disappointed at not finding tomorrow already continuing yesterday.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


You sit there waiting for the RED LIGHT to go on. You could be sitting there for five minutes, waiting, while the producer talks to the engineer. Then the light goes on you know that you mustn't make a mistake for at least 4 minutes.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


The selfless actions of these heroes have removed them from their families, businesses and homeland to fight, so that others may experience the liberty awaiting our troops upon safe return to America.
~By Jim Walsh ~


I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking.
~By Lynda Barry ~


I saw the booster, not Sputnik, flying by, and I said, maybe this is the way we should be going, not just sitting back waiting for something to happen.
~By Wally Schirra ~


I get really restless when I haven't worked for a day and a half. I have a recurring dream that people are lined up next to my bed, waiting for autographs and taking pictures of me!
~By Taylor Swift ~


Perhaps there is no agony worse than the tedium I experienced waiting for Something to Happen.
~By Lance Loud ~


But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!
~By Anna Neagle ~


I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.
~By Barack Obama ~


'Made it as a writer'? I'm still wondering if I've made it as a writer. I've made it as a published writer of the type of SF that I want to write and read, but I'm still waiting for that big breakthrough.
~By Eric Brown ~


I was so naive I didn't even know about agents. I telephoned the William Morris agency and asked to speak to Mr. Morris. I expected Bill Morris to be waiting for my call.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
~By Carl Sagan ~


It's incredible when I'm out in these towns. I have people telling me they were waiting for hours just to meet me and get my autograph. I feel so guilty. I always feel like I have to give them more than just Kato Kaelin.
~By Kato Kaelin ~


Waiting for the end, boys, waiting for the end.
~By William Empson ~


A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back - but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


I mean, it's been quite busy, especially with the rain delay the first few days, and then having to play the late evenings, waiting here every day. It's been kind of difficult.
~By Daniela Hantuchova ~


Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away.
~By Jean Ingelow ~


The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


My ambition was to stop waiting tables. That was how I measured success: finally, I was able to stop waiting tables, and I was able to pay the rent, and that was by being a stand-up comic. Not a very good stand-up comic, but good enough to make a living.
~By Graham Norton ~


I use a professional researcher in New York who does all the legwork, all that stuff which would take me days and weeks of calling, waiting for people to call back.
~By Ken Follett ~


The type of mixing that was out then was blending from one record to the next or waiting for the record to go off and wait for the jock to put the needle back on.
~By Grandmaster Flash ~


I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting.
~By Robert Falcon Scott ~


It was funny, when I thought of it afterward, how Ruth and Gehrig looked as they stood there. The Babe must have been waiting for me to get the ball up a little so he could get his bat under it.
~By Carl Hubbell ~


I've been waiting for that bright sunshine to show up and shine in my back door someday.
~By Luther Allison ~


We are still waiting for the president to introduce a concrete plan. He has just hinted at what he is thinking about doing, but no one has seen a proposal.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Apparently tired of waiting for clear direction from Congress, the people of Puerto Rico have used the tools provided by their own local constitution to schedule a vote for Dec. 13 on the status of the island.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


The reality is, it will be a significant conflict going for many, many months, if not longer. Saddam Hussein is not a fool. He hasn't been sitting there waiting to get shot for 13 years.
~By John Hewson ~


Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list.
~By Yakov Smirnoff ~


One of the things that has to be faced is the process of waiting to change the system, how much we have got to do to find out who we are, where we have come from and where we are going.
~By Ella Baker ~


We haven't played that many of them because all our gear was over here waiting for us when we could get here. So we didn't get to rehearse any of the new stuff, so we have planned to play 3 or 4 new ones.
~By Kerry King ~


Gotham Games called me, and I could not be more thrilled. I've been waiting to be in a video game forever, so when they called there was no hesitation.
~By Cindy Margolis ~


Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.
~By Steven Brust ~


But God really did bless me, you know? He really said, All right. Come on. I'm still waiting for you. Get over here. Get over here.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.
~By Stanley Kunitz ~

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