I used to hate old-timers who didn't praise the younger wrestlers, but you've got to pass the torch sometime. If you're old, that torch gets too heavy for you and you can't carry it, so it won't do you any good.— Randy Savage
Most Powerful Timers quotations
Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike.
If you can walk away from them, they're successful.
My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual.
It's a mere moment in a man's life between an All-Star game and an old-timer's game.
When I used to go to the Manhattan Chess Club back in the fifties, I met a lot of old-timers there who knew Capablanca, because he used to come around to the Manhattan club in the forties - before he died in the early forties. They spoke about Capablanca with awe. I have never seen people speak about any chess player like that, before or since.
Early on, they were timing my contract with an egg timer.
I was in the game for love. After all, where else can an old-timer with one leg, who can't hear or see, live like a king while doing the only thing I wanted to do?
I don't exactly know what it means to be ready.
A cake when the oven timer goes off? Am I fully baked, or only half-baked?
An old-timer is someone who can remember when a naughty child was taken to the woodshed instead of to a psychiatrist.
I'm not saying my wife's a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer.
Getting into the habit of switching a timer on will, I promise, save you from any number of kitchen disasters.
I have a lot of plants and fish and a pet lizard and Venus flytraps.
I have a whole ecosystem in my room, like a running waterfall and different lights and sensors set on digital timers.
Zaphod Beeblebrox, adventurer, ex-hippie, good-timer (crook? quite possibly), manic self-publicist, terrible bad at personal relationships, often thought to be completely out to lunch.
Baseball hasn't forgotten me. I go to a lot of old-timers games and I haven't lost a thing. I sit in the bullpen and let people throw things at me. Just like old times.
I guess I've always lived upside down when I want things I can't have.
I can't recall ever once having seen the name of a market timer on Forbes' annual list of the richest people in the world. If it were truly possible to predict corrections, you'd think somebody would have made billions by doing it.
I guess I'm getting to the age where a lot of other people my age have real jobs, and when they're hard-up they refer to an old-timer like me.
Simply put: time is fluid. The faster your world spins out of control, the slower timer crawls. The more time you need, the less you're sure to get. It's all relative
I felt quite frankly having been raised during the depression and looking back at the roaring twenties, the jazz age, which was a very magic timer in my mind because it was something that I had missed.
A market downturn, doesn't bother us.
For us and our long term investors, it is an opportunity to increase our ownership of great companies with great management at good prices. Only for short term investors and market timers is a correction not an opportunity.
Do you think it's easy to just walk up to Joe DiMaggio and start up a conversation? I've been around him at old-timers' games, and believe me, he's someone special. It's not easy to walk over and say, 'How ya doin', Joe, whaddya say?' You really feel as though this is the one old-timer you have to call Mister.
You have to enjoy playing. The old-timers did, and that's one reason why their music is a lasting music. I feel that I play jazz to entertain the listener, and you just can't do that unless you yourself are entertained at the same time.
Escape the safety of the small by taking the risks to become part of something bigger. Your true self demands it. Listen for the timer on the oven to sound-that's when the memory curtain parts, flashing moments that really mattered.
All marriages have a time limit if you enter them for the wrong reasons.
Marriage doesn't get easier...it only gets harder. If you marry someone hoping it will improve things, you might as well set your timer the second you say, 'I do.
I wouldn't mind someone lobbing hand grenades at me, but having to reset the timer on the video recorder puts me into a blood-spitting frenzy.
When a theater goes dark for the night, a stagehand leaves a lighted lamp on stage. No one knows why any more, but some old timers say it is to keep the ghosts away. Others say it lights the stage for the ghosts to play. Whichever theory one adheres to, most people agree: a great theater is haunted.
We are all old-timers, each of us holds a locked razor.
An old-timer is one who remembers when it cost more to run a car than to park it.
And, all these things need to be coordinated;
so we all need to work together, have timers going and everything so we're all coordinated and get this piece of orchestration done.
We attracted a lot of market timers and asset allocators.
I don't need those ... amateurs in my fund.
Words alone are inadequate to express spiritual realities.
This book expresses the Red Indian spirit because it combines the best photographs ever taken of the old-time chiefs with some of their best words. You can meet these old-timers and share their wisdom. People who read this book will better understand our sacred ways.
Obviously I'd love to have kids and all that.
Luckily, as a man, there's not such an egg timer on it, but I'd like to be able to pick them up without Nurofen first.
The old timers didn't take a fancy guitar string and make anything like this [mouth bow]. They would just take a stick and a catgut and string it up. It was hard on the cats, but it made a great little instrument.
I love people who just started making movies - first-timers, second-timers. They take chances.
You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech.