Quotation Explorer - 'Minute'

Sometimes I forget myself in a book. And when i have to stop reading it takes me a minute to remember where I am. Or who I am. - Anonymous
The way we live every minute is a miracle. Let us not waste a single minute, as we don't know when the miracle will vanish. - Premchand Shetty
If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done. - Anonymous
And she had the magic I had never come across all my life. A minute with her messed up my mind and heart in a way that all the theories of right and wrong didn't matter anymore. All of a sudden opening my arms to the storm seemed a better choice, than dancing under the rainbows. - Akshay Vasu
You see an army running after you, every minute they become more and more you run as much faster as possible, you leave everything behind your back to safe your ass... and after all you are alone silence is with you. - Deyth Banger
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Si quelques heures font une grande différence dans le cœur de l’homme, faut-il s’en étonner ? Il n’y a qu’une minute de la vie à la mort. - François-René de Chateaubriand
I do not suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it. - Edgar Allan Poe
It’s a funny thing, friendship. One minute a person is driving you crazy, making you want to shake them, and the next minute you realize what a crappy place the world would be without them in it. - Natasha Friend
The way you define yourself as a writer is that you write every time you have a free minute. If you didn't behave that way you would never do anything. - John Irving
remembered, love itself get expiredjust like yesterday and today fade away,the onlymedicine you need is renew it every minute with different Feelings. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
When you meet a dark angel don't you ever for one minute believe they are bad because they have faced the worst demons and lived to guide you through yours. It really isn't an easy job they have been asked to do, but then neither was standing on the front line during the war in heaven. - Shannon L. Alder
Now we realize that time is our most valuable resource, and every minute we spend in one of these meetings just sitting there is time wasted. - Blake Ross
Mom is a compulsive reader. She reads for pleasure, she reads to edify herself, but more often than not, she reads because she can't help it. I understand. The minute I find myself sitting still, I start rummaging around for printed material.p 97 - Michael Perry
A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection. - Chuck Palahniuk
Was I sorry that I chose to come by hand cart? No. Neither then nor any minute of my life since. The price we paid to become acquainted with God was a privilege to pay and I am thankful that I was privileged to come in the Martin Hand Cart Company. - Francis Webster
The most exquisite paradox… as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can't have it. The minute you don't want power, you'll have more than you ever dreamed possible. - Ram Dass
Be in love with your life. Every minute of it. - Jack Kerouac
She was learning that being with Slade was like riding a roller coaster. Good news one minute and bad news the next. She could only imagine what this restaurant must be like. - Dianne Harman Coyote in Provence
First it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute a man finds himself in that position, the next thing he should do is reach out his arms. - Kristin Hunter
The minute your group gets so big you don't know anybody in it and they don't know you, there's hell to pay. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
In displaying the psychology of your characters, minute particulars are essential. God save us from vague generalizations!"(Letter to Alexander Chekhov, May 10, 1886) - Anton Chekhov
God, I want to give You every minute of this year. I shall try to keep You in mind every moment of my waking hours....I shall try to let You be the speaker and direct every word. I shall try to let You direct my acts. I shall try to learn Your language. - Frank C. Laubach
The minute you start compromising for the sake of massaging somebody's ego, that's it, game over. - Gordon Ramsay
It's way too easy to see the real face of a person. They're amiable and full of pretense when they want something from you, but the minute you don't give in, back away or put yourself first (like they do) is the minute they show you who they really are. - Donna Lynn Hope
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain
He had the entertainment of thinking that if he had for that moment stopped the clock it was to promote the next minute this still livelier motion. - Henry James
Death is experienced only once, but he who fears it dies each minute.
I guess I was sad that love was not real? Or not all that real, anyway? I guess I was sad that love could feel so real and the next minute be gone, and all because of something Abnesti was doing. - George Saunders
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows. - Michael Landon Jr.
The real duty of a motivational speaker and an inspirational writer must be to inspire lives to live and leave distinctive footprints which shall qualify such lives to eternal eternity in the Kingdom of God notwithstanding how minute or great the footprints might be - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It was a horrible process to get to this. It took me my whole life. If you’re new at this and by 'new at it,' I mean 15 years in, or even 20 you’re just starting to get traction...Give it a minute. - Louis C.K.
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day. - Stephen Jay Gould
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
Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain
In a minute there is time for decision and revisions that a minute will reverse. - T. S. Eliot
The minute you stop caring about your business, is the same minute your business stops caring about you. - Steven Ivy - Attorney Entrepreneur
Democracy is a con game. It’s a word invented to placate people to make them accept a given institution. All institutions sing, ‘We are free.’ The minute you hear ‘freedom’ and ‘democracy’, watch out… because in a truly free nation, no one has to tell you you’re free. - Jacque Fresco
Do you know how fast you are walking? ... To get a close estimate, count the number of steps you take in a minute and divide by 30... :) - Albina Fabiani
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Be the hero of your children’s story. Never let them believe for a minute that honor, courage and doing what is right is only reserved for other fathers and mothers. - Shannon L. Alder
I've always looked at America like a foster mother doing it only for the check. At any minute, I just knew she'd be ready to give up on me. - Darnell Lamont Walker
We don’t have the choice to hold a minute from passing, but we do have the Choice to make that moment magical.- - RVM
A title from the1966 movie"The Russians Are Coming,The Russians Are Coming," gives a new meaning toa phrase: "wait a minute, we've seen this movie before - Steven Ivy Attorney Entrepreneur
You are not permitted to kill a woman who has wronged you, but nothing forbids you to reflect that she is growing older every minute. - Ambrose Bierce
Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy! - Brian Tracy
Personally, I think, so what? Money's just a thing and things change. That's what I've found. One minute something's really there, right next to you, and you can cuddle up to it. The next it just melts away, like a Hershey's kiss. - Frank Cottrell Boyce
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, until it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the time and place that the tide will turn. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
I know I have a long way to go but for now I am taking my life one day at a time. Enjoying every minute of my youth as far as I could. I know I am still young but no one is ever too young to have a dream so big to inspire many people. - Diana Rose Morcilla
Remember that wasted minute at the start of the day? Hard luck but you'll never find it again. - Cleveland W. Gibson
Every morning and every night, I pause for just a minute and express my gratitude for all that I have in my life and all that I have experienced. - M. James Airey
One's character is set at an early age, son. The choices you make now will affect you for the rest of your life." He was quiet for a minute then dropped the curtain and said, "I hate to see you swim out so far you can't swim back. - Wendelin Van Draanen
The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter. - Sir Winston Churchill
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. - Evelyn Underhill
The minute I stopped trying to find the right girl, and started trying to become the right guy...the girl came. - Jonathan Antin
A minute later the steam stopped. By then, I was soaking wet and, no doubt, my pores were open. Some people pay a fortune for this kind of beauty treatment. I got mine for free, if you disregard the bruises, headache and all those dead people."- Corin Hayes, Silent City (working title) - G.R. Matthews
Smile at someone, and you have them for a second. Wink at someone, and you have them for a minute. Hug someone, and you have them for an hour. Kiss someone, and you have them for a day.Love someone, and you have them for a lifetime. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Each minute of my life is brand new and ready to be used. - Stephen Richards
Again, I've missed you by a minute - Zdravko Čurdinjaković
I always liked the unknown. Ironically I familiarized myself with the uncertainty of life. Life can change in any minute of the day. God can turn anything around in a speck of a moment. I know for a fact that everything changes. Nothing stays the same. This too shall pass. - Diana Rose Morcilla
The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind. - May Sarton
I want to thank you, Lord, for life and all that's in it. Thank you for the day and for the hour, and the minute. - Maya Angelou
The cosmos is a gigantic flywheel making 10,000 revolutions per minute. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it. - H. L. Mencken
The novel remains for me one of the few forms...where we can describe, step by step, minute by minute, our not altogether unpleasant struggle to put ourselves into a viable and devout relationship to our beloved and mistaken world. - John Cheever
When you are in any contest you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
live a life like a winked bird headed north,forget the world for a minute and make things happen. - William Toroitich
There is only one world the world pressing against you this minute. - Storm Jameson
When life is forgiving enough to bless you with a minute, a second, of happiness, there's nothing to do but savor the moment, however odd or unexpected or foolish the source might be.Because who knows when those moments will grace us again. - Rebecca Harris - If It Kills Me
The minute you see him, your hand will throb, your heart will pound out of your chest, and you won't be able to breathe. - Jordan Deen
There is nothing so minute or inconsiderable that I would not rather know it than not know it. - Samuel Johnson
Apparently people don't like the truth, but I do like it; I like it because it upsets a lot of people. If you show them enough times that their arguments are bullshit, then maybe just once, one of them will say, 'Oh! Wait a minute - I was wrong.' I live for that happening. Rare, I assure you - Lemmy Kilmister
I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. - Groucho Marx
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. - George S. Patton
Take not a minute for granted, because that minute can never be replaced. - Melody Carstairs
If I could, I would stop the passage of time. But hour follows on hour, minute on minute, each second robbing me of a morsel of myself for the nothing of tomorrow. I shall never experience this moment again. - Guy de Maupassant
It it not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute. - Lillian Hellman
One minute of sincere gratitude can wash away a lifetime’s disappointments. - Silvia Hartmann
Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Like an old gold-panning prospector, you must resign yourself to digging up a lot of sand from which you will later patiently wash out a few minute particles of gold ore. - Dorothy Bryant
Perhaps the most important use of money - It saves time. Life is so short, and there's so much to do, one can't afford to waste a minute; and just think how much you waste, for instance, in walking from place to place instead of going by bus and in going by bus instead of by taxi. - W. Somerset Maugham
Interestingly, bonobo percussionists prefer a tempo of 280 beats per minute, the syllabic rate at which most humans speak. - Dr Susan Block
Stay away from any minute of joy that can bring you a lifetime of sorrow. - Dennis E. Adonis
i used ti think poorly of our difference, that i wanted to be with you every minute of every day, you dont se things the way i do when it comes to love, and that friction may be the reason i love you all the more. - Andrew Kadziolka
Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time. - Albert Camus
Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years. - Richard Bach
Live in the present moment, you can't go back to yesterday, you can't leap into tomorrow, Today is your second, minute, hour! Embrace It! - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
The minute you read something that you can't understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. - Will Rogers
Reputations are created every day and every minute.
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! - Michael Landon
The minute we look away, the minute we stop fighting back, that's the minute bigotry wins. - DaShanne Stokes
It seems to me that the whole of human life can be summed up in the one statement that man only exists for the purpose of proving to himself every minute that he is a man and not an organ. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The dean put a finger to his chin as he studied this great and troubling mystery. The applicant’s response reeked of insincerity, like, Have a nice day! with all the friendly burned off. Okay, Mr. Darlington. I’ll just be a minute. - Michael Benzehabe
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. - Maureen Dowd
The minute you start talking about what you’re going to do if you lose, you have lost. - George P. Shultz
The minute we run away from reality, we become our own fears for a lifetime - Goitsemang Mvula
The best argument against democracy is a five minute talk with the average voter. - Sir Winston Churchill
1 Minute Wisdom: Rethink Your Success Mindset because...Whatever you create in your imagination and dreams, will require the right mindset to manifest in reality. - Tony Dovale
It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago. - Jim Bishop
One minute you've got a lucky star watching over you and the next instant it's done a bunk. - Salman Rushdie
Then indecision brings its own delays, And days are lost lamenting over lost days. Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute; What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It takes a minute to love but eternity to forget. - Debasish Mridha
As you journey through life take a minute every now and then to give a thought for the other fellow. He could be plotting something. - Hagar the Horrible
Life is merely a minute long; Don't waste your seconds. - Andrea L'Artiste
Jennifer where are you going, dear? Dinner will be ready in a minute. Your brothers found a few unattended five year olds. - Shakuita Johnson
People become successful the minute they decide to. - Harvey MacKay
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute I had fear. [Then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face... - Lady Gaga
It's like a dream, but who cares? I want a dream. Right this minute, that's exactly what I want. Because reality has been pretty fucking crap for a while now. - S.K. Tremayne
Technology enables us to work every minute of every day from any place on the planet. - Carl Honoré
Do I dare Disturb the universe? In a minute there is time For decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse. - T.S. Eliot
I wouldn't have missed a single minute of it, Not for the whole world. - Stephen King
Sendak is in search of what he calls a "yummy death". William Blake set the standard, jumping up from his death bed at the last minute to start singing. "A happy death," says Sendak. "It can be done." He lifts his eyebrows to two peaks. "If you're William Blake and totally crazy. - Maurice Sendak
Do not, for one more minute, spend your precious time and energy on or surround yourself with people who are less than you deserve. - Tanya Masse
VICTORY - Champions have it deep inside of them - a dream, a desire, a vision. They have the last minute stamina. They have to be a little faster. They have to have the will and the skill. But the will must be greater than the skill.
You have to be grateful for the small things, when any minute might be your last. - Joe Abercrombie
And yes, I’ll admit, I am jealous. I’m jealous of every minute you spend with him, of every concerned expression you send his way, of every tear shed, of every glance, every touch, and every thought. I want to rip him to pieces and purge him from your mind and from your heart. But I can’t. - Colleen Houck
Courage comes with action. The minute you step forward, the minute you declare your decision, the minute you say, "This is how it's going to go," courage comes. It floods through you and energizes every single fiber of your being. You don't have to wait for it. It'll be there. - Gail Blanke
That was the thing to remember about all monsters, They love to frightenpeople, but the minute you stare them down, they turn tail and run. - Jeannette Walls
Sometimes you can write about a character's day in under a minute and sometimes it takes a day just to write about a minute. - Jennifer v Clancy
It is the blessing of dumb work done close to the earth-one gritty minute at a time, we move forward. - Michael Perry
A strong realization hits me. Any of us could die at any minute. In a second... we could die. Fall apart. Gone. - Simone Evanadet - Shadow Dream by Kylee Carrier
Smile at someone, and you have them for a second. Wink at someone, and you have them for a minute. Hug someone, and you have them for an hour. Kiss someone, and you have them for a day. Love someone, and you have them for a lifetime. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Why do you forget oh man, that life has no destination. That even if it does, it results in physical death?It is about the journey, not the destination. Enjoy every minute of this journey, for the totality of life is in the journey. - Magnus Nwagu Amudi
Nothing is as far away as one minute ago. - Jim Bishop
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'. - Muhammad Ali
the saddest thing is to bea minute to someone,when you've made them your eternity. - Sanober Khan
One thing work givesis the joy of not working,a minute here or therewhen I stand and only breathe,receiving the good of the air.It comes back. Good work donecomes back into the mind,a free breath drawn. - Wendell Berry
We live this life, full of agony, despair,and pain. Living day by day, having no clue of what will happen, after a second, a minute, an hour, and a year.. Will we die of despair? Or will we find that person who completes our life and enlightens our hearts? - Junior Isaac
The minute you begin to do what you really want to do, it's really a different kind of life. - R. Buckminster Fuller
Hello seeker! Now don't feel alone here in the New Age, because there's a seeker born every minute. - Firesign Theatre
You ask why I love you. For this: You are a minute of quiet in a loud shouting world. - Gabriel Gadfly
In the end, history proved the Jews correct. Across time and place, memory lives on the tenacity of a people’s resolve never to forget—not just with words—but with an endless stream of concrete actions rushing every day, every hour, every minute, every second. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Be kind and have compassion for others, anyone his situation can change in a minute - Jan Jansen Easy Branches
It only takes one minute to find a really good book, but it can give you a lifetime of memories when you read a really good book that leaves you with lasting impression. - Nahisha McCoy
While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil. - Octave Mirbeau
Whoever lives wins. Don't feel guilty about having survived. If you have time to be feeling guilty, work on living a day longer, a minute longer. And once in a while, remember the ones that died before you. That's good enough."Vol 1 Chap 4 - Atsuko Asano
We're fragile things, Harb. It doesn't look like it but we are. We're here one minute, and just like that, we're gone. The Peacemakers (The Nemesis Engines) - Olivier A. Blanchard
A week after my drugs ran out, I left my bed to perform at the college, deciding at the last minute to skip both the doughnut toss and the march of the headless plush toys. Instead, I just heated up a skillet of plastic soldiers, poured a milkshake over my head and called it a night. - David Sedaris
Courage is holding on one minute longer than everyone else. Courage is stepping forward when every fiber of your being says step back. Courage is being willing to do the impossible because it is the right thing to do. - Blaine Lee Pardoe
Last weekend a young man asked me how I remain so positive. It seems all the negativity in the world doesn’t affect you, he said. I had no more than a minute with the young man so I offered this: It’s all about where you choose to put your attention, and I choose to be happy. - Jason Mraz
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain. - Mark Twain
It's not that I don't enjoy it, but it's kind of like a trip to Disneyland. You get so excited about a ride on the Matterhorn, and then when it's over, you realize you wasted all that time in line for a minute and a half upside down and the chance to throw up.
A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling. - Arthur Brisbane
People who are 'ready' give off a different vibe than people who aren't. Animals can smell fear; maybe that's it. The minute you become ready is the the minute you stop dreaming. Suddenly it's no longer about 'becoming'. Suddenly it's about 'doing'. - Hugh Macleod
It's funny. No matter how hard you try, you can't close your heart forever. And the minute you open it up, you never know what's going to come in. But when it does, you just have to go for it! Because if you don't, there's not point in being here. - Kirstie Alley
Don’t waste a minute fretting over the infinite destructive possibilities of The Singularity. Think of all the fun we’re going to have along the way! It will all be one glorious adventure, start to finish! - Richard Long
Something had lubricated us. Something had washed us clean. I understood, and at the same minute I understood that that they all understood, too. Hate had passed away, and in its place was the other word that's just as big. ("Golden Baby") - Alice Brown
They say (she had read somewhere) that no one ever disappears, up in the atmosphere, stratosphere, whatever you call space--atoms infinitely minute, beyond conception of existence, are up there forever, from the whole world, from all time. - Nadine Gordimer
You'd better beat it. You can leave in a taxi. If you can't get a taxi, you can leave in a huff. If that's too soon, you can leave in a minute and a huff. - Groucho Marx
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