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In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
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Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher
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If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game. Tiki Barber,
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Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
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I'm a 7 o'clock act. My people want to go to a show, a dinner and then go home and go to bed. Louie Anderson, comedian
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I think that in the future, clocks won't say three o'clock anymore. They'll just get right to the point and rename three o'clock 'Pepsi.' Doug Coupland, author
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If I'm at home for the weekend - and that is almost never - I tend to get twitchy at about eight o'clock in the evening because my body clock is timed to go on stage. I don't know what to do with myself. Jimmy Carr, comedian
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Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning. Louis Nizer, lawyer
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The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure. William Blake, poet
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My cousins gay, he went to London only to find out that Big Ben was a clock. Rodney Dangerfield, comedian
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No man wants to feel that he's there because of his woman's biological clock or because he's filling a job opening for husband or significant other. George Weinberg, psychologist
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One morning, about four o'clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, Why am I out this time of night? I was miserable, and it came to me: I'm falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with. June Carter Cash, musician
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I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning. Patty Duke, actress
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The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever. Georg Buchner, dramatist
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Rushing the ball is all about ball control. If you run the ball, you control the clock. If you control the clock, you usually control the game. Tiki Barber,
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We do not believe voters gave President Bush a mandate to turn back the clock decades on so many of our legal protections. Ralph Neas,
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I realistically eat every hour and 15 minutes. I watch the clock to see when I eat again. I'm almost upset that I'm not eating now. Michael Todd, producer
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The formation of glass from the melting is like starting a clock. It resets the time for us to determine billions of years later. Robert Duncan,
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I spent every night until four in the morning on my dissertation, until I came to the point when I could not write another word, not even the next letter. I went to bed. Eight o'clock the next morning I was up writing again. Abraham Pais, scientist
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The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author
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When I'm trying to go to sleep and there are little noises, like a clock ticking or a fan squeaking, it drives me completely insane. James Lafferty, actor
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There was a time... when people didn't go out of their house on Tuesday night at eight o'clock because Milton Berle was on. Ed Mcmahon, entertainer
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And I know this happens because I took economics, and I'd explain it to ya, but I flunked that course. Not my fault. They taught it at 8 o'clock in the morning. And there is absolutely nothing you can learn out of one bloodshot eye. Lewis Black, comedian
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I never really did years of movie-after-movie-after-movie but when you've got three toddlers in the house you're performing all day long, anyway, with puppet shows and stories - I act around the clock. Julia Roberts, actress
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When I did some Nascar races this year I noticed that I was increasingly missing the racing side, to race against each other, because in rallying you really race against the clock. Kimi Raikkonen, celebrity
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I love being out there on the mound with the ball in my hand. I can control the game. I'm out there. No clock - nothing happens until I throw that thing. Nothing happens. I love that feeling. David Cone, athlete
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It really gets into your system. All baseball players have this internal clock around February when it starts to kick in and the juices start to flow. I think underestimated how much I was going to miss it. David Cone, athlete
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You're lucky enough in television to always be at it, to always be doing it. It's like you're constantly that person, always, all the time. It gets to be like clockwork. Elisha Cuthbert, actress
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I don't believe in writing at night because it comes too easily. When I read it in the morning it's not good. I need daylight to begin. Between nine and ten o'clock I have a long breakfast with reading and music. Gunter Grass, author
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Kids are a huge sacrifice; they change everything - but I'm ready to work for things of greater importance than going out to meet someone for dinner at 10 o'clock at night. Katherine Heigl, actress
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For women of a certain age, how do you meet a guy, fall in love, and decide he's the right man to have children with? Your clock's ticking, you're looking at him, and it's a crazy, pressure-filled experience. Marcia Cross, actress
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I just want to give my best in London, I want to cross that line and see a personal best on the clock then I will see what position I am in. Asafa Powell, athlete
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I think anything that requires real global breakthroughs requires a degree of intensity and sustained effort that cannot be done part time, so it's something you have to do around the clock, and that doesn't compute with our existing educational system. Peter Thiel, businessman
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I could see myself still swimming because I'm really enjoying the sport. But at the same time I have this biological clock that is ticking. Libby Trickett, athlete
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I like things that are simple, such as an alarm clock. Martin Freeman, actor
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There's no sense talking about priorities. Priorities reveal themselves. We're all transparent against the face of the clock. Eric Zorn, journalist
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The clock talked loud. I threw it away, it scared me what it talked. Tillie Olsen, novelist
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Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o'clock is a scoundrel. Samuel Johnson, author
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Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap. Barbara Jordan, politician
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I wrote about people who liked fake fireplaces in their parlor, who thought a brass horse with a clock embedded in its flank was wonderful. Betty Smith, novelist
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When it's three o'clock in New York, it's still 1938 in London. Bette Midler, actress
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The world changed from having the determinism of a clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine. Heinz R. Pagels,
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There are some good people. But a good chunk of them will lie for no reason at all - it'll be ten o'clock and they'll tell you it's nine. You're looking at the clock and you can't even fathom why they're lying. They just lie because that's what they do. John Cusack, actor
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I've got all the money I'll ever need, if I die by four o'clock. Henny Youngman, comedian
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Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
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So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o'clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience. Moss Hart, playwright
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You can't sit on a lead and run a few plays into the line and just kill the clock. You've got to throw the ball over the damn plate and five the other man his chance. That's why baseball is the greatest game of them all. Earl Weaver, coach
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Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author
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I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright
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A minister has to be able to read a clock. At noon, it's time to go home and turn up the pot roast and get the peas out of the freezer. Garrison Keillor, writer
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  • #able

When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach, the clock no longer ticks, it tolls the hour. The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals, they symbolize the human race. Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer
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No clock is more regular than the belly. Francois Rabelais, clergyman
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I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning, and I finish at nine o'clock at night. It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping. Stella McCartney, designer
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We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again. Paul Kagame, statesman
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When I started my program... there was a big clock in the corner and I looked and it said nine o'clock exactly. And it was funny, because when I was standing on the podium, it said exactly 10 p.m., and this whole hour had changed my life. Sarah Hughes, athlete
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Revolution! The people howls and cries, Freedom, that's what we're needing! We've needed it for centuries, our arteries are bleeding. The stage is shaking, the audience rock. The whole thing is over by nine o'clock. Kurt Tucholsky, journalist
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I love watching people, and that's what I do; just go for a walk at about 4 o'clock, and go down a busy street, where you see people coming out of school and you get a glimpse of their lives, what they're talking about. Andrea Corr, musician
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Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do? It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the morning, check the clock and fight all day and after it's over they check the clock and go home. That's how it goes. Chubby Checker, musician
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You get up about 2-3 o'clock in the morning and get through about 7 or 8 and 12 hours later you start all over. That's the worst kind of work a person can do. You have to do these two shifts to get one day. Buck Owens, musician
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Even though it was six o'clock, there was no sense of approaching dawn. Mary Higgins Clark, author
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In the morning on Sunday, a drum is sounded at about 8 o'clock. William Brewster,
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It's a miserable life in Hollywood. You're up at five or six o'clock in the morning to be ready to start shooting at nine. William Wyler, director
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I would also like to act, once in a while, but not get up every morning at 5:30 or six o'clock and pound into the studio and get home at 7:30 or eight o'clock at night, or act over and over and over every night on Broadway, either. Jackie Cooper, actor
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They took away time, and they gave us the clock. Abdullah Ibrahim, musician
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Those other 10 o'clock shows that come on, all you get from them is headaches and nightmares when you go to bed! At least we give you food, know what I mean? Emeril Lagasse, celebrity
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So when bands work with me and it's 10 o'clock, usually you'd have to be getting out of the studio, we could go on until 2 in the morning cause it's my place! Billy Sherwood, musician
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The Almighty gave us our lives, and I suppose He meant us to defend them, at least I have always acted on that, and I hope it will not be brought up against me when my clock strikes. H. Rider Haggard, writer
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Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time. James Cash Penney, businessman
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And if you had an, an opportunity to have a hot meal, you did. That was the cook. But you didn't stop and say, This is dinnertime and Oh wait it's five o'clock, it's time to eat for supper. Chingy, musician
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I like to say I'm more conservative than Goldwater. He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax. Pete Seeger, musician
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I want to turn the clock back to when people lived in small villages and took care of each other. Pete Seeger, musician
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Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out. That desperate competition is, I think, horrendous. It's awful. Mark Rydell, director
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I'll just tell you the way it is. You ask me what time it is and I'm gonna tell you how to build a clock. Dick Dale, musician
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  • #ask

I trust, that your readers will not construe my words to mean, that I would not have gone to a 3 o'clock in the morning session, for the sake of defeating the Nebraska bill. Gerrit Smith, politician
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It was a JOB; the video show was a JOB; you don't tell the Aristocrats joke at 8 o'clock at night on network tv, it would be funny though. But those guys know I like dirty stuff, I like clean stuff too. Bob Saget, actor
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But usually I'll wake up and start writing about nine o'clock. I'll probably write for about three hours, and I'll do that over the next month and a half. Stanley Tucci, actor
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I'd never choose to turn the clock back. Geri Halliwell, musician
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I want to host a religious show. I'm sure nobody will be wanting the 11 o'clock spot on Sunday morning. I think we should really get some of our own preachers and preach that gay is good. And we'd have a great choir. Kate Clinton, comedian
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We will emerge stronger as a diverse community; the area will be rebuilt with life around the clock, new buildings, restaurants, places of entertainment. George Pataki, politician
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I live at home and, if I want to start work at 11 o'clock, I can. Jilly Cooper, author
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We usually never got out of there before four or five o'clock in the morning. Every morning. So it was rough. Cab Calloway, musician
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Having designed and built several clocks during my career it suddenly occurred to me that when you look at the face of a clock both hands have the same center. Kit Williams, author
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Just look at who won the third debate between Bush and Gore. I knew Bush won, because people liked him more. People just didn't like Gore. But all the journalists thought Gore won big, he cleaned the guy's clock. Chris Matthews, journalist
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Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work. Richard Dean Anderson, actor
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When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night; that's when it started getting dark. That was it. Daisy Fuentes, actress
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The first one, obviously, was walking into my office at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, and being told there was a telephone call saying that there was an incident at Three Mile Island, and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know. William Scranton, politician
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Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. Paulo Coelho, novelist
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