Waiting Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Waiting

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You see these shuffling rows of shiny faces, waiting for their turn, so they're very dedicated to the program and desperate to know what it is they've got - so often, they have no idea.
~By Michael Aspel ~


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 ~


I honestly have no strategy whatsoever. I'm waiting for that script to pop through the letterbox and completely surprise me.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics.
~By Sidney Altman ~


The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves.
~By John L. Lewis ~


The way I see it, I can either cross the street, or I can keep waiting for another few years of green lights to go by.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released.
~By Jean Houston ~


As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death.
~By Jean-Bertrand Aristide ~


The film world is a crazy place to be. You sit around all day waiting for the phone to ring. Are people talking about you or aren't they?
~By Kyle MacLachlan ~


To me an audition is 30 crazed people in a room waiting to be axed.
~By Kathie Lee Gifford ~


I lay in my dressing room after being in make-up waiting to go on. They knew I was feeling pretty rotten and they tried to give me time to rest. But I couldn't sleep. I couldn't do anything.
~By Dick York ~


When I got Jacob's Latter, I was nervous because I felt I wasn't allowed to fail. I felt that they were waiting for one little failure and that would prove them right and I'd be,"out of there."
~By Elizabeth Pena ~


I don't sit in the corner waiting for death: death has to pursue me. I'm going strong. I hope to reach 100 and ask for an extension, just like my grandmother did.
~By Compay Segundo ~


Walt Disney had always tried to get more dimension in his animation and when I saw these tapes, I thought, This is it! This is what Walt was waiting for! But when I looked around, nobody at the studio at the time was even halfway interested in it.
~By John Lasseter ~


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 ~


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


Barack Obama says that we need to be humble toward terrorism. Yet he is the one we have been waiting for. That is humble?
~By Evan Sayet ~


You are young, gifted, and Black. We must begin to tell our young, There's a world waiting for you, Yours is the quest that's just begun.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


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 ~


You have got to pay attention, you have got to study and you have to do your homework. You have to score higher than everybody else. Otherwise, there is always somebody there waiting to take your place.
~By Daisy Fuentes ~


Waiting and hoping are the whole of life, and as soon as a dream is realized it is destroyed.
~By Gian Carlo Menotti ~


Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
~By Don Marquis ~


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


God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.
~By Richard Holloway ~


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


I am waiting for them to prove that God is really American.
~By Lawrence Ferlinghetti ~


When I started working with mirrors, it seemed to be the perfect material to stand in for that waiting.
~By Jim Hodges ~


When I sit at my table to write, I never know what it's going to be until I'm under way. I trust in inspiration, which sometimes comes and sometimes doesn't. But I don't sit back waiting for it. I work every day.
~By Alberto Moravia ~


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've been waiting 13 years for justice.
~By Curtis Sliwa ~


I don't know if it has set in or not. Honestly, it's crazy. It's such an amazing honor. I remember thinking back to being in my room waiting for the call to see if I got the part. It's like winning the lottery. I'm proud to be a member of such an amazing cast - that's the best award of all.
~By Hailee Steinfeld ~


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


Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
~By Jules Renard ~


Right now music is more my outlet than acting, but I'm waiting for that one satisfying role.
~By Jeremy London ~


When I did the record, I was coming off a time when my contract had been sold and the music industry had changed a lot. I didn't understand how to make records for big labels. I was waiting for a new kind of record label to emerge.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


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


The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory.
~By Douglas Haig ~


People watch me, waiting for me to slip up, so my privacy has gone - but that's a price you pay.
~By Samantha Mumba ~


If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
~By Morris West ~


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 ~


For hundreds of years people have talked about artists having inspiration, but often, some persons would say, write us a symphony or write us a song, on commission. The artists would come up with a masterpiece without waiting to have their muse inspire them.
~By Tom Glazer ~


Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


Five to six thousand people die every year waiting for organs, but nobody cares.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


There are times when even the best manager is like the little boy with the big dog, waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


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


Men who have reached and passed 45, 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 Benjamin Haydon ~


Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
~By G. M. Trevelyan ~


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


The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


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 ~


Zhang Yimou is an artist. Sometimes we did only two or three shots a day because we were waiting for the sun.
~By Jet Li ~


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 ~


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.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


The end is the beginning of all things, Suppressed and hidden, Awaiting to be released through the rhythm Of pain and pleasure.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


But as a woman, I really started feeling vulnerable on the set, and I really felt that it was important that I should not be open for invitation or making myself look as though I was waiting for something.
~By John Lone ~


I'm waiting for them to make 'Thundercats'. I would love to be Cheetara.
~By Rachel McAdams ~


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 ~


The Indian race are waiting and praying.
~By Chief Joseph ~


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 ~


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 ~


To wait, for an actor, is not like someone who's waiting to see the doctor. It's not the kind of wait where you get bored.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
~By E. M. Forster ~


On those, I've said it before, I work free. It's the waiting they pay me for.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


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


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 ~


When you've toured for about 10 years like me, you end up feeling like you're always waiting for somebody or something. The whole day is a drag.
~By Ritchie Blackmore ~


Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
~By Malachy McCourt ~


If I were to wait only for roles that clarify my racial makeup, I'd be waiting for a very, very long time.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


It is extremely difficult to say how long the process actually took to finally achieve my fragrance, Boudoir, because there was a lot of time waiting around for other people.
~By Vivienne Westwood ~


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 ~


It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
~By Elizabeth Taylor ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


While awaiting sentencing, I decided to give stand-up comedy a shot. The judge had suggested I get my act together, and I took him seriously.
~By Tim Allen ~


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


Cambodia possesses now the rights to look far into the future and everything for making a future construction is waiting for the Cambodian own efforts.
~By Hun Sen ~


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


Our Lord did not try to alter circumstances. He submitted to them. They shaped his life and eventually brought him to Calvary. I believe we miss opportunities and lovely secrets our Lord is waiting to teach us by not taking what comes.
~By Mother Maribel ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was taught to think the next week or month or year will only get better than it is today. So I just keep waiting to see hoe great it will get!
~By Stevie Ray Vaughan ~


There is no magic person out there, no perfect human being out there waiting for you.
~By Helen Reddy ~


But there isn't any second half of myself waiting to plug in and make me whole. It's there. I'm already whole.
~By Sally Field ~


Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


No matter how great you are, the next great one is already sitting there waiting to take your place.
~By Joe Theismann ~


I'm an assistant storyteller. It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant, but I'm waiting on six million people a week, if I'm lucky.
~By Jane Fonda ~


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 ~


I also don't trust Caribou anymore. They're out there, on the tundra, waiting... Something's going down. I'm right about this.
~By Joss Whedon ~


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


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


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


Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
~By Don Marquis ~


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 ~


In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


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


Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand and explain the many mysteries of our bodies, such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.
~By John Cameron ~


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 ~


But when it really happens I'm very fascinated, I'm waiting for the moment, because the moment where life abandons you and death steps in, that moment must be fantastic, no?
~By Nastassja Kinski ~

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