Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.— Warren Buffett
Remarkable Long Time Ago quotations
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
I learned a long time ago that reality was much weirder than anyone's imagination.
Bach is like an astronomer who, with the help of ciphers, finds the most wonderful stars . . . Beethoven embraced the universe with the power of his spirit . . . I do not climb so high. A long time ago I decided that my universe will be the soul and heart of man.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
I am not surprised that the president of the United States called this a phony scandal. I'm not surprised Secretary Clinton asked, "What difference does it make?" I'm not even surprised that Jay Carney said Benghazi happened a long time ago. I'm just surprised at how many people bought it.
I did a film a long time ago with a shaved head and I had the ugliest looking head in the world.
A long time ago, there were lovers that lived on the opposite ends of a river.
They promised to meet when the camellia flowers bloomed. But it rained so much the boat couldn't cross the river. So the two couldn't meet, even though the camellia flowers had all bloomed. Lets meet again. Before the camellia flowers wilt.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
I learned a long time ago: You're in the entertainment business.
You're not in the reality business. One has absolutely nothing to do with the other.
A long time ago I decided that my universe will be the soul and heart of man.
When the sun died, I went up to heaven and saw God and all the people who had died a long time ago. God told me to come back and tell my people they must be good and love one another, and not fight, or steal, or lie. He gave me this dance to give to my people.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
The evidence that you truly repented long ago when you said you did is because you're still repenting now and even to a greater degree. The evidence that you believed a long time ago is that you're still believing now and ever more believing in greater and greater degrees.
If you had a person in your life treating you the way you treat yourself, you would have gotten rid of them a long time ago.
Delirium: 'What's the name of the word for the precise moment when you realize that you've actually forgotten how it felt to make love to somebody you really liked a long time ago?' Dream: 'There isn't one.' Delirium: 'Oh. I thought maybe there was.'
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
A holiday is when you celebrate something that's all finished up, that happened a long time ago and now there's nothing left to celebrate but the dead.
When you get over the anxiety, you discover you should have been mad a long time ago.
I quit shoelaces a long time ago.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses.
I learned a long time ago that the last thing any woman should be thinking about is being 'skinny' or 'thin.' To me, those words imply weakness, fragility, the inability to stand firm in a storm. If you want to change your body, aim for 'athletic.' An athletic body is healthy, strong, and built to thrive. An athletic body can take many shapes.
Sometimes I wonder will God ever forgive us for what we've done to each other? Then I look around and I realize God left this place a long time ago.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
My chops were not as fast... [but] I just learned more on what was in my mind than what was in my chops. I learned a long time ago that one note can go a long way if it's the right one, and it will probably whip the guy with twenty notes
I learned a long time ago that you don't have to go around using bad language and trying to hurt people to show how macho you are. That stuff won't get you anywhere, it just shows lack of vocabulary and character.
I realized a long time ago that instead of being jealous you can be inspired and appreciative. It carries more energy to you.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
A ghost would crawl up my leg and have sex with me at an apartment a long time ago in Texas. I used to think it was my boyfriend, and one day I woke up and it wasn't. I was freaked out about it, but then I was, like, 'Well, you know what? He's never hurt me and he just gave me some amazing sex, so I have no problem.
This whole thing that's happened to me, you see, this whole success thing.
.it hasn't yet really compromised the position that I took a long time ago in Texas, that was to be true to myself, to be the person that I...that was on inside of me and not play games.
This tribe of black gentry work more effectually against us, than the enemy's arms. They are a hundred times more dangerous to our liberties, and the great cause we are engaged in. It is much to be lamented that each State, long ere this, has not hunted them down as pests to society, and the greatest enemies we have to the happiness of America.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
I was like you once, long time ago. I believed in the dignity of man. Decency. Humanity. But I was lucky. I found out the truth early, boy. And what is the truth, Stark? It's all very simple. There's no such thing as the dignity of man. Man is a base, pathetic and vulgar animal.
I've gone through so much in my life.
I should have been dead a long time ago, but I am still here, and I'm the happiest I've ever been.
We go in with eyes wide open and recognize there will be a lot of hard work involved. But we anticipate having success. We feel like we have assembled a great group of people. If we were going to do it any other way, we would have made an announcement a long time ago. We were very diligent.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I fell in love with beauty a long, long time ago, but what I wanted was to create beauty - not to be blinded by it.
I realised a long time ago that instrumental music speaks a lot more clearly than English, Spanish, Yiddish, Swahili, any other language. Pure melody goes outside time.
I was born in Waukegan a long, long time ago. As a matter of fact, our rabbi was an Indian.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
It's been a long time since I've stood on a stage in London.
Was about 14 or 15 years ago, I was 60 years old, just a kid with a crazy dream. Since then I've taken a lot of Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Ritalin, Focalin. I've also studied deeply in the philosophies and the religions, but cheerfulness kept breaking through.
So if you do acrobatics things on the street with no other goal than showing off, please don't say it's parkour. Acrobatics existed long time ago before parkour.
How many people do you know believe they're going to heaven because, they're not trusting so much in Christ as they are the sincerity of the decision they made a long time ago?
I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that's not pulling the trigger.
Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge... At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.