Quotation Explorer - 'Hours'

Even the longest hours come to an end.
I love my career. It is a career. A difficult one that takes many hours and total dedication to my craft. It is also what I was born to do--tell stories and entertain. - Michelle M. Pillow
Unlike clocks, hours have no reverse motion.. - Anonymous
We didn't install the [Code Red] patch on those DMZ systems because they were only used for development and testing. Anonymous client, shortly after spending 48 continuous hours removing 2001's Code Red worm from internal corporate servers - Mark G. Graff
They weren't hours, these classes; they weren't even forty-five minutes--they were "periods," which sounded to me as if they were each at once a little era and then the end you had to see decisively put to it. - Gary Lutz
Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ. - Shannon L. Alder
It is not the hours we put in on the job, it is what we put into the hours that counts. - Sidney Madwed
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. - Lord Chesterfield
This Bible of Mine? It is the breath of God spoken into my weary bones. It is the armor I need to walk the roads He has chosen for me, and it's the confirmation of promises that withstand the test of hours and adversity. It's a love letter, and it has my name on it. It has your name on it. - Angie Smith
I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened. - Nancy Mitford
It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. - Colette
For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work. - Doug Larsen
To become the best terrorists of your kind, it will take about 30,000 hours on focused practice. How you think of achieving a goal is not the same as how you want to achieve a goal. Not everything you think about is done the right way it should be done. - Prince Akwarandu
Don’t think about what can happen in a month. Don’t think about what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can to get closer to where you want to be. - Eric Thomas
Like the sundial, my paint box counts no hours but sunny ones. - Arthur Rackham
How many hours are there in a mile? Is yellow square or round? Probably half the questions we ask-half our great theological and metaphysical problems-are like that. - C.S. Lewis
All my life I have lived within the very hours of the hands of love. - Valentinno
Did you know that every two hours the nations of this world spend as much on armaments as they spend on the children of this world every year? - Peter Ustinov
I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.. - Henry David Thoreau
We have nothing to fear and a great deal to learn from trees, that vigorours and pacific tribe which without stint produces strengthening essences for us, soothing balms, and in whose gracious company we spend so many cool, silent, and intimate hours. - Marcel Proust
The scholar only knows how dear these silent, yet eloquent, companions of pure thoughts and innocent hours become in the season of adversity. When all that is worldly turns to dross around us, these only retain their steady value. - Washington Irving
After torturing our adrenaline by watching a horror movie for a couple of hours the places we are most afraid of are the doors and windows of the room even though they are the only ways for us to escape in case of occurrence such an event. - Sanhita Baruah
When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough. - Maurice Maeterlinck
You can worship God twenty four hours a day but your destiny depends on the cards he lets you play - Stanley Victor Paskavich
A human being who wakened in the morning with a queesy stomach, with fifteen hours to kill before next bedtime, had not much use for freedom. - Jean-Paul Sartre
There are no two hours alike. Every hour is unique and the only one given at the moment, exclusive and endlessly precious. Judaism teaches us to be attached to holiness in time; to learn how to consecrate sanctuaries that emerge from the magnificent stream of a year. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
There are two types of people in this world, good and bad. The good sleep better, but the bad seem to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
24 hours a day, ain't enough anymore! But give some a Century a day and procrastination would still be their undoing. - Nike Thaddeus
Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep. - Charles M. Schulz
It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me: the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
What very mysterious things days were. Sometimes they fly by, and other times they seem to last forever, yet they are all exactly twenty-four hours. There's quite a lot we don't know about them. - Melanie Benjamin
There's very little authentic study of the humanities remaining. My research assistant came to me two years ago saying she'd been in a seminar in which the teacher spent two hours saying that Walt Whitman was a racist. This isn't even good nonsense. It's insufferable. - Harold Bloom
Being instinctively lazy, I see no point in working longer hours just to get out of debt ! - L.G. Durand
I can't blame modern technology for my predilection for distraction, not after all the hours I've spent watching lost balloons disappear into the clouds. I did it before the Internet, and I'll do it after the apocalypse, assuming we still have helium and weak-gripped children. - Colson Whitehead
You can tell the number of hours spent on a work by counting the number of coffee rings on your desk. - A.D. Posey
You will learn more about writing from one hour of reading than you will in six hours of writing. - John McAleer
A coupla months in the laboratory can save a coupla hours in the library.
It's hard to take over the world when you sleep 20 hours a day. - Darby Conley
This perpetual hurry of business and company ruins me in soul if not in body. More solitude and earlier hours! - William Wilberforce
Never trust a fiction author. They spend countless hours making you believe in a world they created. They are among the best, most dedicated liars in the world. - James Ticknor
People which can't choose, should die... So far I don't see where can they go if they are lock in maze?They will search exit with hours! - Deyth Banger
My hours are filled with fantasy and indifference. In day and night dreams, I think of my heaven with you. All the time in between, I carelessly spend in hell without you. - Kamand Kojouri
The simple act of having a camera, not a cell phone, but a camera-camera, there’s a kind of a heightened perceptional awareness that occurs. Like, I could walk from here to the highway in two minutes, but if I had a camera, that walk could take me two hours. - Jerry N. Uelsmann
Those minute seconds, flip minutes into hours; hours turn into days, weeks, years, and all these happen in a fraction of a life; placed meagerly, amid this endless Universe. - Aniruddha Sastikar
There are no office hours for leaders.
I think when I work 14 hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky. - Armand Hammer
I've probably put my 10,000 hours into writing, but I believe writing well is also greatly influenced by certain intangibles like mood and inspiration. - Bill Loguidice
Outside, across the putrid moat and under the dark mute trees, I would often lie and dream for hours about what I read in the books; and would longingly picture myself amidst gay crowds in the sunny world beyond the endless forests. - H.P. Lovecraft
Do you think people love having jobs, Sylvia asks Peter in because they offer a condoned but false responsibility that masks, for at least eight hours a day, true responsibility? - David Bajo
I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness. - James Thurber
I have always felt that the moment when first you wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. - Monica Baldwin
Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever. - Horace Mann
That didn't surprise me; any man with a grain of sense knows that marriage is the only way, these days, to acquire a full-time maid who works twenty-five hours a day. with no time off and no pay except room and board. - Elizabeth Peters
The subconscious n conscious mind together comprise functional brain which operates 24 hours a day as a kind of computer, selecting and registering data n then feeding it back when need it. - Tanu Reshma B Singh
A man that is young in years may be old in hours if he have lost no time. - Francis Bacon
Somedays I ask myself why do I spend hours in the gym, then I look in the mirror and think "Damn I look good! - Augusta DeJuan Hathaway
Even for women without children, trading hours that produce income for hours that produce only art seems like a foolish decision. What a loss for the world, though, to have women's voices silenced because art is our last priority. - Holly Robinson
A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours. - Milton Berle
My job takes up many daylight hours, it wakes me in the still of night and fills my head with ghosts and monsters but I love it, telling stories is what I was born to do. - Ken Scott
Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life. - Stephen King
It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work. - William Faulkner
Gnostics should practice meditation for at least 4 to 6 hours per day; practicing in the morning, the afternoon and almost the whole night until dawn... - Samael Aun Weor
I helped with customers who raced through the front door in a mad search for the perfect gift. One that looked as if they'd put hours of thought into their choice. And yes, you're right. They were mostly men." -- Abby Shaw, Sucker Punched - Sammi Carter
Some times it is only in our darkest hours that we show our true colours in life. - Anoymous Authors
Alcohol is one of the quickest vehicles with which we escape shyness, our problems, and self-consciousness, for a few hours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I spend many hours in conversation with wonderful characters from fantastic books. - Patti Roberts
I am reminded of the professor who, in his declining hours, was asked by his devoted pupils for his final counsel. He replied, 'Verify your quotations.' - Sir Winston Churchill
It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours. - Sam Ewing
Music has always assuaged my lacerations, brightened my hours, added glow to my little joys and given wings to my fantasy flights. - Balroop Singh
In the end, what makes a book valuable is not the paper it’s printed on, but the thousands of hours of work by dozens of people who are dedicated to creating the best possible reading experience for you. - John Green
Even one day lost in misery is a great loss, for the day will never come back again. You lose 24 hours of happiness, joy & bliss. Live each day in happiness. - RVM
I've never really understood why people sleep. Wasting a third of your life and becoming vulnerable for almost 8 hours every night. Doesn't seem very appealing to me. - Banksy
I said: 'A line will take us hours maybe;Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought,Our stitching and unstitching has been naught. - W.B. Yeats
Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred. - W. N. Taylor
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong? - Jane Austen
Real literature is something much better than a harmless instrument for getting through idle hours. The purpose of great literature is to help us to develop into full human beings. - Russell Kirk
Writing fiction takes me out of time. I sit down and the clock will not exist for me for a few hours. That’s probably as close to immortal as we’ll ever get. - David Foster Wallace
When I write fiction, I struggle to decide the fate of two people created by my mind and spend countless hours to give them a happy ending. God, the Almighty has created infinite human beings till date and runs all our lives with such ease. He is the BEST WRITER of all. - Shahla Khan
It always does seem to me that I am doing more work than I should do. It is not that I object to the work, mind you; I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Time has become quiet flexible inside the library. (This is true of most places with interesting books. Sit down to read for twenty minutes, and suddenly it's dark, with no clue as to where the hours have gone.) - Ellen Klages
O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know. - William Cowper
It only takes 24 hours for our tomorrow to become our yesterday. - Abhishek Garg
We don't want to eliminate the ego completely. Otherwise we'd be wandering around the house each morning, drinking coffee for hours, saying, 'Who the hell am I?' We need the ego to sustain a sense of identity. - Stuart Wilde
He didn't want just one morning with her, just one dawn breaking across the horizon. He wanted every dawn forever, every night, and the hours in between. - R.E. Butler
If all the exposure in elevators and cafés and cars and televisions and kitchen radios was put together, the average person listens to several hours of music every day ["The Music In You," Aeon, January 8, 2015]. - Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis
Be proud to act like a normal human being. Keep daylight hours, get a regular job, and mix in the company of people with a fixed sense of right and wrong.The Abstainer's Handbook (second edition, p. 89) - Matt Haig
Worry adds no hours to a day, nor happiness to a smile, so it is not worth succumbing to, especially when it obscures the sight of potential. - Johnathan Jena
All he did all afternoon was calculate again and again how many hours of study time he was losing. Thinking about it now, he felt stupid, as we all do when we remember all the time we waste wishing we were somewhere else. - Paolo Giordano
When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will sustain you for a few hours, a good book will sustain you for life. - Gabrielle Zevin
Our churches are full of people during work hours, in the morning, at noon, in the evening praying, instead of being in the factories, libraries, and laboratories, facilitating economic growth. - Sunday Adelaja
Our churches are full of people during work hours, morning, noon, evening, praying instead of being in the factories, libraries, laboratories, facilitating economic growth - Sunday Adelaja
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by. - James M. Barrie
You can learn as much - or more - from one glance at a private space as you can from hours of exposure to a public face. - Malcolm Gladwell
The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who have helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity. - Ulysses S. Grant
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. - Erma Bombeck
Taking the reading and book one of the two hours of my time, but he advised me years! - Ahmed A. Ateya
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours. - Hunter S. Thompson
For those who love what they do, even working 18 hours a day, 7 days a week is not work at all. It is just fun.- - RVM
We talked for hours. He talked and I listened. It was like wind and sunlight. It blew all the cobwebs away. - John Fowles
Through the darkest hours of the nightand through the dreamers realm I seek,Far beyond the starry skyand beyond galaxies I am free.Through the grimmest memoriesand past a seasons air I cannot breathe,Far beyond this mortal worldin an afterlife we shall meet. - Lee Argus
A few hours spent reading a book is better than a lifetime of ignorance. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. - Jerome K. Jerome
Oh God, Oh God! that it were possibleTo undo things done; to call back yesterday!That time could turn up her swift and sandy glass,To untell days, and to redeem these hours. - Thomas D. Heywood
Naming can satisfy a need, it can shorten a conversation that otherwise might go on for hours. - Nihad Sirees
Some men can love forever, some for six years, some for six months, and others for six hours. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Even one day lost in misery is a great loss, for the day will never come back again. You lose 24 hours of happiness, joy & bliss. Live each day in happiness. - - RVM
The average person living to age 70 has 613,000 hours of life. This is too long a period not to have fun.
The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people. Of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
I love to laugh. Specially at myself. Sometimes I spend hours doing it. - Nuno Roque
Each meditation should last hours - three, four, six hours. - Samael Aun Weor
If there is ever a magical beauty that can be watched hours with great admiration, and that is the beauty of a strong light falling from the everlasting skies into the heart of the dimness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A favorite song or tune may stay on your mind for hours. A good book will stay on your mind until you find another. - F. Haywood Glenn
Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours. - Mark Twain
There are very few professions in which people just sit down and think hard for five or six hours a day all by themselves. Of course it's why you want to become a writer because you have the liberty to do that, but once you have the liberty you also have the obligation to do it. - Tobias Wolff
The most successful people have the same twenty-four hours in a day that you do. - Jay Samit
Life is three hours journey; childhood, adulthood & old-hood; filled with inspiration, perspiration and desperation. - Santosh Kalwar
Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it. - Sarah Ban Breathnach
Remember the good hours when the words are flowing well. And never mind the bad hours; there is no life without them. - Herman Wouk
I hate couples sitting together for hours and waiting for each other to kiss. - M.F. Moonzajer
I made the valuable discovery that practicing wasn't a matter of time at all. It was a matter of intensity. Five minutes spent working consciously and hard at the elimination of an error, was worth five hours just playing away ignoring errors as if they hadn't happened. - Leonard Wibberley
Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked. - Lord Chesterfield
I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman. - George Gissing
You can learn things from a heart so bleedingWhen love bargains with deceitful pleading Hours soar from dawn to dawn splitting your time Don’t hear melody from a soundless chime - Munia Khan
Sometimes I think, What a man gonna do with all this media publicity, Photos in newspapers, photography in and among the industry, references and contacts when he cannot help a friend, when he has no family life, and not Even a dog to welcome him after work hours! - Himmilicious
In hours of bliss we oft have met:They could not always last;And though the present I regret,I'm grateful for the past. - William Congreve
Day is just a collection of hours. - Serj Tankian
If the world leaders can afford a 7 hours sleep, most of us probably can too. - Pawan Mishra
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. - Henry David Thoreau
ACEPHALOUS, adj. In the surprising condition of the Crusader who absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar had, unconsciously to him, passed through his neck, as related by de Joinville. - Ambrose Bierce
I lurched away from the table after a few hours feeling like Elvis in Vegas - fat, drugged, and completely out of it. - Anthony Bourdain
If God would concede me His omnipotence for 24 hours, you would see how many changes I would make in the world. But if He gave me His wisdom too, I would leave things as they are. - J.M.L. Monsabre
The years, the months, the days, and the hours have flown by my open window. Here and there an incident, a towering moment, a naked memory, an etched countenance, a whisper in the dark, a golden glow these and much more are the woven fabric of the time I have lived. - Howard Thurman
I wanted to stand on the kind of holy ground that wasn't curated by church professionals, where a burning bush could blaze forth in defiance of safety regulations and outside of regular office hours. - Sara Miles
But to her, libraries were like hotels: secret villages inhabited by passing strangers from a thousand different worlds brought together just for a few hours. - Simon Sebag Montefiore
Souls grow on bones but die beneath bankers' hours... - Gabriel Thy
Do no drown me with mediocrity, give me passion, desire, make me inhale breaths of lust and love in the dark hours that tingle down my spine... - Virginia Alison
To finish the moment, to find the journey's end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I can get on to my sofa and occupy myself for four hours, at intervals through the day, scribbling my notes, and able to read the books that belong to me, in that they clarify the density, and shape the formless mass within, life seems inconceivably rich... - Alice James
What came to me later in those dark, dreaming hours put paid to that though and as always my mind led me treacherously back to the bleak and inescapable truth. There was no cure for what one had seen or done. - Hannah Blatchford
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more. - Woody Allen
Healthy people sleep eight hours,Wealthy people sleep four hours. - Amit Kalantri
Hours seem like minutes when we have something to talk about, andminutes seem like hours when we have nothing to talk about. - Eraldo Banovac
(She) could have read for hours, except that recently she had discovered holes and crevices between the words which she immediately had to fill with her own ideas until she was fed up with patching up the makeshift constructs. - Gerhard Amanshauser
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours. - Benjamin Disraeli
...no moment cares, and the ones you wish could stretch out like a hammock for you to lie in, well, those moments leave the quickest and take everything good with them, little burglars, those moments, those hours, those days you loved the most. - Catherine Lacey
There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time. - Rebecca West
No matter how many hours you keep undressing yourself you will never be able to take all your clothes off until you first manage to love your nakedness. - Angelos Michalopoulos
Women constitute half the world's population, perform nearly two-thirds of its work hours, receive one-tenth of the world's income and own less than one-hundredth of the world's property.
Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. - William Shakespeare
There is a solitude, or perhaps a solemnity, in the few hours that precede the dawn of day which is unlike that of any others in the twenty-four, and which I cannot explain or account for. Thoughts come to me at this time that I never have at any other. - George Bird Grinnell
We're all innately creative; I'm not bringing anything magical to it. Ninety percent of inventing is putting in the hours and just trying. You don't need to make a big leap—you - need to take a thousand small steps. - James Jorash
We will make ourselves comfortable and sleep, and eat as much as we can stuff into our bellies, and drink and smoke so that hours are not wasted. Life is short. - Erich Maria Marque
They had an ugly look to one as prone to disgust and fear as the changes of a few hours had made me. - Charles Dickens
I have a theory that the truth is never told during the 9 to 5 hours. - Hunter S. Thompson
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. - Robert Frost
Life is too short to be miserable for 40+ hours a week. - A. Dalcourt
I believe almost every author have gone through the terribly uncomfortable period between the time of shedding the seeds of a story and waiting to see it flourish as a published book, spending hours watering and fertilizing it. This is a dreadful period, frustrating and depressing. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
War created the conditions for great advances in technology...without war men would not traverse oceans in hours, travel in space, or microwave popcorn. - Adrian R. Lewis
Working hours of a diligent man are not limited. - Sunday Adelaja
What's the rush? Recognise that with the time at our disposal, there is only a limited number of good books you can read, a few really good movies worth seeing, and a finite number of hours, days, years to enjoy them! - Ken Puddicombe
I recommend that you take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. - Lord Chesterfield
The attraction of reading is that it allows you to live, for a few hours, as someone else—grants you access to their head, their thoughts, their secrets. - Alessandra Torre
It is quite natural and inevitable that, if we spend sixteen hours daily of our waking lives in thinking about the affairs of the world and five minutes in thinking about God and our souls, this world will seem two hundred times more real to us than God. - William Ralph Inge
If only a man can work on that thought within 48 hours the reality will manifest - Adedayo Olabamiji
I do not put in long hours at the keys - or very seldom. Instead, I snatch time. I write in the crannies of my life. - Julia Cameron
I'd heard it all the time, 'Live in the moment.' But if I did that, I'd weigh more than a dump truck. Losing weight wasn't about the moment at all; it was about having faith in the future. It was about knowing there would be another meal in a few hours. - Stephanie Klein
Pleasure and action make the hours seem short. - William Shakespeare
There is no such thing as a good call at 7 AM. It's been my experience that all calls between the hours of 11 PM and 9 AM are disaster calls. - Janet Evanovich
My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy. - Pamela Anderson
Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Do you know what you get when you try to escape? When you drive for miles in a deserted city or swim for hours in a shoreless sea? You get yourself. - Kamand Kojouri
But thy strong Hours indignant work’d their wills,And beat me down and marr’d and wasted me,And tho’ they could not end me, left me maim’dTo dwell in presence of immortal youth,Immortal age beside immortal youth,And all I was, in ashes. - Tithonus - Alfred Tennyson
The begining of every new thing is difficult! We grow convenience as gradually it becomes the part of our hours. What matters is CONSISTENCY. - Hira Shahid Kazim
I just met history for a couple of hours, and then our ways parted. - Michael Bar-Zohar
DAY, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. This period is divided into two parts, the day proper and the night, or day improper -- the former devoted to sins of business, the latter consecrated to the other sort. These two kinds of social activity overlap. - Ambrose Bierce
Chimpanzees have given me so much. The long hours spent with them in the forest have enriched my life beyond measure. What I have learned from them has shaped my understanding of human behavior, of our place in nature. - Jane Goodall
Sometimes it is only in our darkest hours that we show our true colours in life. - Anonymous
Ever thought, that the only thing a man can do for ten/twelve hours a day is work.He can't eat for ten hours; he can't drink for ten hours; he can't make love for ten hours.The only thing a man can do for ten hours is ‪#‎work‬. - honeya
Personal conviction held always in life that it is better to spend a few minutes in Bathroom or Lavatory than many hours in a Laboratory or Library for the novelty in idea generation and incubation. - Anuj Somany
Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination. - Janet Frame
Everyone has the same amount of hours per day, it’s not that you don’t have enough time, it’s that you don’t have a clear focus - Bridget English
Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character. - Alan Armstrong
Nothing is more to mastery than practice and skills. Studies have shown that practicing five minutes daily is better than practicing once a week for three hours. And if you want to create a genuine culture of improvement, you must create those habits. - George Spafford
People who do a job that claims to be creative have to be alone to recharge their batteries. You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory. - Karl Lagerfeld
Peace can happen in 24 hours....just like war can happen in 24 hours. - Sari Nusseibeh
If you observe a really happy man, you will find... that he is happy in the course of living life twenty-four crowded hours each day. - W. Beran Wolfe
Already a congressman, to a mentor "I hope sometime you run across something you think I can do well 24 hours per day. - Lyndon B. Johnson
Get away from the crowd when you can. Keep yourself to yourself, if only for a few hours daily. - Arthur Brisbane
A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession. - Martin H. Fischer
I'm gonna go put my earplugs in and practice piano for hours until my fingers bleed. I practice the piano with the focus of Helen Keller—and nothing can distract me from the scent of the music.- and Jarod Kintz - Karen Quan
I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer. - Martin Luther
I suppose it is possible to live as full a life in seventy hours as on seventy years; granted that your life has been full up to the time that the seventy hours start and that you have reached a certain age. - Ernest Hemingway
Attorney served as chief executive officer for the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC). He spends lots of dedicated hours in creating the programs for the college lectures in assisting the new young rising scholar and motivate them to attend university. - Chris Salamone
It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed. - Doe Zantamata
The prospect of a long day at the beach makes me panic. There is no harder work I can think of than taking myself off to somewhere pleasant, where I am forced to stay for hours and 'have fun'. - Phillip Lopate
If seeds despaired in their darkest hours, they would never rise to enjoy their brightest days. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'm two days away from day after tomorrowCounting the hours to my upcoming sorrow Suddenly I lookinto the eyes of my childThen all sadness goneas I smile the way she smiled - Munia Khan
The sensation that you experience in the body, is your spirit, but it’s so attached, that it’s hard to imagine, that the sensation can ever be separated from the physical body. In long hours of meditation, you can separate your sensation from the physical body. - Roshan Sharma
The Sleep Problem today is not as much about being able to sleep for 7 hours; it is more about being able to sleep when you are ready to. - Pawan Mishra
I am getting by doing just the bare minimum and it takes up so many hours of my waking day. - Nina Montgomery
Life is merely one very long day that routinely gets dark to give people a sensible excuse to keep their eyes closed for 8 hours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes. - George Best
Everyday is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we've got 24 hours each. - Christopher Rice
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