Waiting Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Waiting

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I am waiting for a sign that will indicate to me what meaning I must give to my life, but right now my existence is satisfactory.
~By Lucy Lawless ~


The inconvenience, the glaring lights, the long hours of waiting, and the repetition of every scene are all calculated to defeat anything more than a real mastery of love technique.
~By Ivor Novello ~


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


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 ~


My readers at that time were still men of letters; but there had to be other people waiting to read my poems.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


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 ~


Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy. The last term of the school-year is made of decades, not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.
~By Booth Tarkington ~


Being in the stands is very difficult. I was never playing but I am nervous watching, waiting.
~By Yannick Noah ~


Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I tried for modelling work but it was a bit slow and that's when I took a part-time job at McDonalds. It gave me income while I was waiting for my big break and at the very least I could eat.
~By Sharon Stone ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I wrap my heart in yours, placing divulged faith in the whole of your being, wistfully awaiting the trumpet you return.
~By Isabel Yosito ~


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 ~


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


Conservatives and liberals alike have been waiting for this moment for a third of a century.
~By Michael Kinsley ~


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 ~


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


We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


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 ~


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


If we wait for the U.S. to do something, we will be waiting for a very long time. It's Europe, it's Australia, it's the other developed and middle developing countries that have got to do the job.
~By Susan George ~


Time always seems long to the child who is waiting - for Christmas, for next summer, for becoming a grownup: long also when he surrenders his whole soul to each moment of a happy day.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


I had a birthday one night on a farm we were shooting on. I walked into the tent, and there were 150 people waiting for me, all wearing masks of my face.
~By Stephen Hopkins ~


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


We expected that people were just waiting for the collapse of the Soviet Union, or at least for its retreat, and they were going to be full of initiative in all areas of life - in culture, in economy and in politics.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


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


The gun lobby finds waiting periods inconvenient. You have only to ask my husband how inconvenient he finds his wheelchair from time to time.
~By Sarah Brady ~


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 ~


All my life I've been waiting for this, and now it can happen. A Williams is going to win.
~By Richard Williams ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Should we have background checks, waiting periods? To drive a car you have to pass a test that shows you know how to drive your car safely, you should have to do the same thing with guns.
~By Michael D. Barnes ~


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.
~By Robert Benchley ~


When you're getting ready to launch into space, you're sitting on a big explosion waiting to happen.
~By Sally Ride ~


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 ~


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 ~


Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


Most people are awaiting Virtual Reality; I'm awaiting virtuous reality.
~By Eli Khamarov ~


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


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


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 ~


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


If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


You know, if I tell the press that I like long blonde hair, the next day there will be girls with long hair wigs outside waiting for me.
~By Andy Lau ~


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 ~


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 ~


Your future is still before you. Your land is a vast storehouse of mineral and agricultural wealth awaiting further development for the benefit of mankind. It potentialities are magnificent.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


No collection of people who are all waiting for the same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation. Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.
~By Ben Elton ~


While waiting for a Moses to lead us into the promised land, we have forgotten how to walk.
~By Wendell Johnson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


You have it within your grasp to be regarded as one of the greatest legislative sessions in the history of the state. If you're bold and if you're ready to aggressively reach for our future, all the ingredients are here. The opportunities are waiting for us.
~By Dirk Kempthorne ~


When I found the book was condemned as soon as the book was printed, or rather as soon as it was set up ready to print, I held it in plates for a year nearly, waiting to see what would come out of all this discussion.
~By John Harvey Kellogg ~


What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.
~By George Byron ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


You know, I'm not making top dollar, but when you're making top dollar, there are a lot of people waiting for you to fall.
~By Esai Morales ~


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 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 ~


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 ~

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