The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.— Winston Churchill
Fascinating Five Minutes quotations
Most Christians would like to send their recruits to Bible college for five years. I would like to send them to hell for five minutes. That would do more than anything else to prepare them for a lifetime of compassionate ministry.
If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution.
My God, thank you. Thank you very much. I'm almost embarrassed by the response, but when I see this, I know that the twenty five years that I've spent trying to make you happy every night of your life was worth every damn minute of it.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
How could we have such a low view of the gospel of Jesus Christ that we have to manipulate men psychologically to get them to come down and pray a prayer? …How many times have I heard evangelists say, “It’ll only take five minutes.”? No my dear friend, it will take your life–all of it!
Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
I believe love is always eternal. Even if eternity is only five minutes.
Excellence is not an aspiration. Excellence is what you do in the next five minutes.
If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.'
Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.
You live more in five minutes on a bike like this going flat out than some people live in a lifetime.
My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes.
We deal five minutes with a person and their conversion and then we spend the next fifty years trying to disciple a goat into a sheep. I'm not saying this because I'm angry. I'm saying this because countless people are being deceived.
I do squats until I fall over and pass out.
So what? It’s not going to kill me. I wake up five minutes later and I’m OK
You get some sleep, Abigail," Townsend told her.
"I'll keep watch." "That's very gracious of you, but being that we're on an airplane..." Even after the plane took off, they kept debating security perimeters and protocols. I'm pretty sure they argued for forty-five minutes about where the best place for cappuccino was near the Colosseum.
I'm still suffering from shock from the last war.
I was almost drafted! Luckily I was wounded while taking the physical. When I reached the psychiatrist, I said, Give me a gun, I'll wipe out the whole German Army in five minutes. He said, You're crazy! I said, Write it down!
Please find out what you can do to make a difference.
Take five minutes to educate yourself on an issue you didn't know about before. Then tell somebody else.
The official toxicity limit for humans is between one and one and half grams of cocaine depending on body weight. I was averaging five grams a day, maybe more. I snorted ten grams in ten minutes once. I guess I had a high tolerance.
I'm definitely more talented than most of the guys I know.
A lot of guys who just want to have sex will sit with the same woman and try all night. I'm able to look at a woman, have a five-minute conversation with her, and tell if it's a waste of time or not. I figure things out a lot faster.
This world would be a whole lot better if we just made an effort to be less horrible to one another. If we took just five minutes to recognize each other's beauty instead of attacking each other for our differences - that's not hard - it's really an easier and better way to live.
I'm always the girl at the party who, within five minutes, has taken my heels off, hitched up my dress in my knickers, and probably spilt drink down my cleavage.
A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone.
The events which transpired five thousand years ago;
Five years ago or five minutes ago, have determined what will happen five minutes from now; five years From now or five thousand years from now. All history is a current event.
Manicures: Which are basically just holding hands with a stranger for forty-five minutes whilst listening to Enya.
That's what I love about sketch comedy: a sketch is five minutes, then it goes dark, and there's the potential for something else.
I know how guys talk, so I'm not easily offended.
Guys can fight and be best friends five minutes later. Women have to air it out, hold on to it, work on it.
UFC is definitely a younger guy’s sport.
Our target audience is anywhere from age 17 to 35. And our fighters will be household names. Where I’d like to see it is like it is in Japan right now. We were just over there with Chuck Liddell, who was representing UFC in a UFC versus PRIDE fight. And he knocked out Alistair Overeem in the first round of the PRIDE Grand Prix Elimination tournament. That was awesome, man. Chuck couldn’t leave the place on Monday morning. He went to go shopping, to buy some things for his family, and he was swarmed for forty-five minutes. The mall security had to pull him out of there and throw him in a car. There were thirty seven thousand people at the event, and it was the first time the tournament was shown on free TV. So millions of people saw him fight that night – not only in Japan, but in the US.
We are living in a cultural dark age of musical pollution.
You put the radio on, and five minutes later you need an aspirin.
Man United have shops all round the world.
It's a big money spinner plus the fact that they change their strip every five minutes.
I make it a rule not to clutter my mind with simple information that I can find in a book in five minutes.
If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.
If you want me to give you a two-hour presentation, I am ready today.
If you want only a five-minute speech, it will take me two weeks to prepare.
Five minutes of today are worth as much to me, as five minutes in the next millennium. Let us be poised, and wise, and our own, today.
If I should go out of church whenever I hear a false statement I could never stay there five minutes. But why come out? The streetis as false as the church, and when I get to my house, or to my manners, or to my speech, I have not got away from the lie.
If I should go out of church whenever I hear a false sentiment, I could never stay there five minutes.
Just to let you know that the buffet car will be closing for stocktaking in five minutes. The next station stop is Chesterfield.
There were people who went to sleep last night, poor and rich and white and black, but they will never wake again. And those dead folks would give anything at all for just five minutes of this weather or ten minutes of plowing. So you watch yourself about complaining. What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
If you want a good argument against democracy, spend five minutes with a voter.
I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace.
If you spend five minutes complaining, you have just wasted five minutes.
If you spend five minutes complaining, you have just wasted five minutes.
If you continue complaining, it won't be long before they haul you out to a financial desert and there let you choke on the dust of your own regret.