Too many church services start at eleven sharp and end at twelve dull.

I was eleven and I wanted to play it because it was in my blood. It was a feeling I couldn't deny.

Gay men in L.A. are all a bunch of tens looking for an eleven.

Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn't have the courage to say yes to life?

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'Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, and after one hour more twill be eleven.

And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, and then from hour to hour we rot and rot. and thereby hangs a tale.

I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven.

What could I say? I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.'

My passions are all asleep from my having slumbered till nearly eleven and weakened the animal fiber all over me to a delightful sensation about three degrees on this sight of faintness -- if I had teeth of pearl and the breath of lilies I should call it languor -- but as I am I must call it laziness. In this state of effeminacy the fibers of the brain are relaxed in common with the rest of the body, and to such a happy degree that pleasure has no show of enticement and pain no unbearable frown. Neither poetry, nor ambition, nor love have any alertness of countenance as they pass by me.

The ages of seven to eleven is a huge chunk of life, full of dulling and forgetting. It is fabled that we slowly lose the gift of speech with animals, that birds no longer visit our windowsills to converse. As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armour themselves against wonder.

It's about time we quit playing church in these services that start at eleven o clock sharp and end at twelve o clock dull.

One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.

For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own. It is a good habit.

As for poker, I've stayed away from that, even though when I was in Vegas for Ocean's Eleven, I would get accosted by these guys begging me to play. They just want to take my money. They see me, think "actor" and see some easy money.

In fact Sarah Palin has created more jobs than Obama has.

She created eleven jobs fact-checking at the AP just for the Palin autobiography.

I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there's no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that's standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal.

Hemingway was really early. I probably started reading him when I was just eleven or twelve. There was just something magnetic to me in the arrangement of those sentences. Because they were so simple - or rather they appeared to be so simple, but they weren't.

I sat down and collected all of our eleven sales for the past six months and I added them all together and divided by eleven. I then took that average and presented it as the average price for a Manhattan apartment. The media ate it up.

How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven.

She doesn't understand the concept of Roman numerals.

She thought we just fought in world war eleven.

I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.

Anybody can direct, but there are only eleven good writers.

I was never a Boy Scout, but oh, I wanted to be one when I was a kid about ten or eleven years old. But there wasn't anyplace where I could ever join the Boy Scouts.

There are eleven million Jews in the world.

I don't say that all of them will come here, but I expect several million, and with natural increase I can quite imagine a Jewish state of ten million.

As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps.

I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted.

It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life.

I haven't seen a new football play since I was in high school.

You have just so many holes in a line and you have eleven men playing, and there's only so many ways you can go through those holes, and those ways have been used for forty, fifty years.

I'm absolutely strict about it. When I land, I put my watch right, and I don't care what I feel like, I will go to bed at half past eleven. If that means going to bed early or late, that's what I live by. As soon as you get there, live by that time.

I got a divorce eleven years later on the grounds of cruelty, which is still not easy in England.

I was taking a nose dive somewhere between eleven and twelve because my sister had died and I was practicing something that siblings do which is follow in their footsteps and die as well.

Only nine States have been represented since my arrival 'till within three days.

There are now Eleven States barely represented. This tardiness in the States or their Delegates, besides retarding the most important Business makes it exceeding fatiguing to those that do attend.

I first began to read religious books at school, and especially the Bible, when I was eleven years old; and almost immediately commenced a habit of secret prayer.

I have been wounded altogether twenty times; eleven of these wounds were received at Northfield.

I have hardly seen my baby for six weeks;

have been at the office from nine A.M. to eleven P.M. regularly.

I began both auditioning with Pearl Jam and recording for Eleven.

In the fall of 1994, I joined Pearl Jam.

I finished the recordings I had started with Eleven.

Matt Cameron joined for the rest of those sessions.

We have nine ships and in the next two years will have ten, eleven and twelve.

So things are going very nicely and all because of that program that people thought was mindless and so forth.

I'm relatively physically adept and I like throwing myself around.

Once, twice, but then you get to nine, ten, eleven and to try and make it look realistic all the time, that's not very pleasant.

Two days later I got a call that they wanted to try out the character for seven episodes. Eleven years and 22 Emmys later, Cliff was still sitting at that bar.

There's a stability and growth pact which was agreed for the eleven countries which tries to limit the size of budget deficits among the eleven countries.

I live in New Hampshire. We're in favor of global warming. Eleven hundred more feet of sea-level rises? I've got beachfront property. You tell us up there, 'By the end of the century, New York City could be underwater,' and we say, 'Your point is?'

I've been in eleven no-hitters you know.

Out of the simple consonants of the alphabet and our eleven vowels and diphthongs all possible syllables of a certain sort were constructed, a vowel sound being placed between two consonants.