Waiting Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Waiting

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All those days of waiting on tables until I could get a role on Broadway, all that time going to school taking lessons, and all those years of being a nobody following a dream-and now here it is.
~By Marcia Gay Harden ~


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 ~


Since the events of September 11, we've rightfully changed our military strategy so we're now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen.
~By Jim Gerlach ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
~By James Dobson ~


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 ~


If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose, the poets tremble.
~By John C. Ransom ~


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 ~


With Ice Cube they ain't no telling. He might have one cocked and loaded, ready to bust. We might do The Sunday, two old men sitting around the house waiting on the social security check.
~By Mike Epps ~


I'm waiting for the time when I fail - because we all fail - and I'm ready, I'll take up carpentry.
~By Adrian Edmondson ~


All the grand work was laid for people who came after me. The Supreme Court decided not to give it to me, so they gave it to two white guys. I think that's what they were waiting for.
~By Curt Flood ~


I am waiting for the decision, which is not depending of me, to know if the trial will be in Iraq, in the states, or in international court. Of course, the decision is not mine.
~By Jacques Verges ~


Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating, we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day, waiting for a train that isn't coming.
~By Corrine Brown ~


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


I believe in love, but I don't sit around waiting for it. I buy houses.
~By Renee Zellweger ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here. They are frustrated; I would be, too. I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out.
~By Russel Honore ~


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 ~


I wasn't the kind of person that liked waiting for autographs or following them, I just liked to go to the shows, study their records, driving many, many hours to different states to go to concerts.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


His venture sounds like a banana peel awaiting its victim.
~By Charlotte Curtis ~


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


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 ~


Wake up, Carolee, the plane is waiting for us, we have to get to the game.
~By Al Davis ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


No, when I worked as an accountant I was falling asleep waiting for 5 o'clock.
~By Heston Blumenthal ~


Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
~By Carrie Fisher ~


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


I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


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 ~


Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.
~By George Washington Carver ~


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 was standing in the schoolyard waiting for a child when another mother came up to me. Have you found work yet? she asked. Or are you still just writing?
~By Anne Tyler ~


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 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 ~


Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit.
~By Elia Kazan ~


What would you say? And why are you waiting?
~By Stephen Levine ~


The thing I hated about it was that you live in your trailer all the time and then they call you and you do maybe two dozen lines. Then they do that for three hours and you wait and wait and wait, and I don't like waiting.
~By Lee Hazlewood ~


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


Every sentence has a truth waiting at the end of it and the writer learns how to know it when he finally gets there.
~By Don DeLillo ~


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


I know all about you. You're the people waiting on the shoreline with the warm towels and the hot chocolate after the woman swims the English Channel.
~By Gwen Moore ~


In a world where discovery is more important than delivery, it's the people who find, remix and direct attention to old stuff that should be rewarded, not the people who deliver it or sit on it waiting for someone to show up.
~By Joichi Ito ~


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 ~


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 ~


You cannot afford to wait for perfect conditions. Goal setting is often a matter of balancing timing against available resources. Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


I love going to the set every day, because Noah Wylie will be there waiting.
~By Sherry Stringfield ~


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 ~


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


We seem to somewhat be behind an eight ball, and what I mean by that is we're constantly waiting for a call from Neil as to whether he wants to do CSNY.
~By Graham Nash ~


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 ~


We have a VA hospital back home in St. Louis. Like many of our colleagues, we hear continued concerns about the access and the service. I have seen a statistic that more than 60,000 veterans today are waiting more than 6 months for an appointment at a VA hospital.
~By Russ Carnahan ~


I got a script sent to me at this office and I got a call from a woman - Universal's doing a snowboarding movie. I'm not in it yet, but I'm supposed to meet with the director in New York soon. I'm waiting to hear back from them.
~By Jason Mewes ~


I keep waiting for the roof to cave in. I was raised to follow the Golden Rule, you know, treat people the way you wish to be treated. That's kind of the way I live my life. Maybe someone up there likes me for that.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


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 ~


I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


Our hope is to deliver an incredibly fun and compelling game that will give the fans more than what they've been waiting for, and show a whole new generation of gamers how much fun it is to live the life of a pirate!
~By Sid Meier ~


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 ~


It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


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


Waiting, waiting, waiting. All my life, I've been waiting for my life to begin, as if somehow my life was ahead of me, and that someday I would arrive at it.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


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


Mozart often wrote to his family that certain variations or sections of pieces were so successful that they had to be encored immediately, even without waiting for the entire piece to end.
~By Emanuel Ax ~


Waiting is the great vocation of the dispossessed.
~By Mary Gordon ~


It's about pursuing it rather than waiting to see what comes along. That's partly because I found myself getting typecast, as everyone does unless they pursue roles that are very different from what they've done before.
~By Christian Bale ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


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 ~


When I did that first movie, it was the introduction to all the set-up time and the waiting time that's endemic in motion pictures, and the repetition.
~By Harry Shearer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When we started the band, it was because we were waiting for a sound that never happened. We got tired of waiting, and we decided to just do it ourselves.
~By Mike Shinoda ~


I know firsthand how agonizing waiting can be.
~By Joe Manchin ~


It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


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


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


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 ~


Rather than waiting to restore fiscal responsibility after we pass legislation, we must work to ensure we remain committed to it as we draft legislation.
~By Gary Miller ~


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 ~


Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


I didn't know the full dimensions of forever, but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come.
~By Richard Brautigan ~


It's very important to reveal the mystery of the pyramid. Science in archaeology is very important. People all over the world are waiting to solve this mystery.
~By Zahi Hawass ~

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