Years quotes

  • I knew I wanted to be an actress when I was 9 years old.
    -- AnnaLynne McCord

    #Years #Actresses #Wanted

  • Honestly, after about three years on a show, you're like, 'Thank you very much for giving me a step up. Now can I go do movies?'
    -- AnnaLynne McCord

    #Thank You #Years #Giving

  • I started to learn Greek when I was in high school, the last year of high school, by accident, because my teacher knew Greek and she offered to teach me on the lunch hour, so we did it in an informal way, and then I did it at university, and that was the main thing of my life.
    -- Anne Carson

    #Teacher #School #Years

  • We all shared an admiration of Debussy both as a musician and as sort of an icon for the 20th century. It seemed like an interesting idea to go right back 100 years to find the source of some new ideas now.
    -- Anne Dudley

    #Years #Ideas #Icons

  • For 10 or 11 years, I had my kids, I wrote four or five books, and I was working all the damn time.
    -- Anne Enright

    #Book #Kids #Years

  • If you let go of me now,” I whispered, stretching against him, “it could be another six hundred years before you find me again. Are you willing to take that risk?
    -- Anne Fortier

    #Letting Go #Years #Risk

  • Riches, power and fame last only for a few years! Why do people cling so desperately to these transitory things? Why can't people who have more than they need for themselves give that surplus to their fellow citizens? Why should some people have such a hard time during their few years on this earth?
    -- Anne Frank

    #Hard Times #Years #People

  • The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed.
    -- Anne Geddes

    #Photography #Impact #Years

  • I'm not crazy, but it's a crazy life. I was raised in a crazy family and it took 31 years to get the crazy out of me.
    -- Anne Heche

    #Crazy #Years #Crazy Life

  • The Bön texts are thousands of years old, and I am sure that not even 7 percent of what is still in monasteries, libraries and caves has been translated. Even without taking into consideration the spiritual aspect, Bön should be preserved as a treasure for humanity just for its cultural aspect.
    -- Anne Klein

    #Spiritual #Years #Humanity

  • A nun I know once told me she kept begging God to take her character defects away from her. After years of this prayer, God finally got back to her: I'm not going to take anything away from you, you have to give it to Me.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Prayer #Character #Years

  • For twenty years I have ached to go back home, when there was nobody there to whom I could return.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Home #Years #Twenties

  • Summer nearly does me in every year. It's too hot and the light is unforgiving and the days go on way too long.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Summer #Light #Years

  • I'm very sad about Mitch McConnell probably getting to be Senate majority leader, if only for two years. To me, he is just everything that is wrong with the world, a bullying obstructionist blowhard liar (not to put too fine a point on it).
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Bullying #Liars #Years

  • Most marriages are a mess, and the children get caught between two bitter, antagonistic parents. My parents stayed married for 27 unhappy years, till their kids were grown, and this was a catastrophe for us.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Children #Kids #Years

  • I've known for years that resentments don't hurt the person we resent, but they do hurt us.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Hurt #Years #Resentment

  • When I became CEO of Xerox 10 years ago, the company's situation was dire. Debt was mounting, the stock sinking and bankers were calling. People urged me to declare bankruptcy, but I felt personally responsible for tens of thousands of employees.
    -- Anne M. Mulcahy

    #Years #People #Bankers

  • Whenever an earthquake or tsunami takes thousands of innocent lives, a shocked world talks of little else. I'll never forget the wrenching days I spent in Haiti last year for Save the Children just weeks after the earthquake.
    -- Anne M. Mulcahy

    #Children #Years #Earthquakes

  • Something as simple as better breastfeeding could save a million children a year.
    -- Anne M. Mulcahy

    #Children #Simple #Years

  • After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.
    -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    #Nature #Selfish #Years

  • The most difficult novel I have had to write in terms of just getting it done was The Vampire Lestat. It took a year to write.
    -- Anne Rice

    #Writing #Ghouls #Years

  • The atheism and nihilism of my earlier years now seems shallow, and even a bit cocky.
    -- Anne Rice

    #Atheist #Cocky #Years

  • I gave up on the big screen. The Witching Hour was at Warner Bros. for 10 years and it just didn't work out.
    -- Anne Rice

    #Years #Work Out #Hours

  • You have made me ashamed of the wasted years. You have made me acknowledge that no darkness has ever been deep enough to extinguish my personal knowledge of love. And all around me in this world I see evidence of love. I see love. I see it in the human struggle. I see its undeniable penetration in all that humans have accomplished in their poetry, their painting, their music, their love of one another and refusal to accept suffering as their lot.
    -- Anne Rice

    #Struggle #Years #Darkness

  • As if it were our very birthright, which we could not come to grasp the meaning of until this time of middle life when we looked on only as many years ahead as already lay behind us.
    -- Anne Rice

    #Years #Middle #Behinds

  • Believe me, I've done my time travelling the world in cramped conditions and carrying my own luggage. Now my leisure is summers in the south of France or the Hamptons, walking in Connemara, and year-round shopping in Manhattan and Paris.
    -- Anne Robinson

    #Summer #Believe #Years

  • We were not always 70, or rather our 70 is an accumulation of all the other ways we were. Our 5-year-old selves became our 10-year-old selves, and so on and on; and if we unpack our selves, the full album appears. Every moment is a part of the following moment, and we are all a continuum.
    -- Anne Roiphe

    #Self #Years #Age

  • November is usually such a disagreeable month as if the year had suddenly found out she was growing old and  could do nothing but weep and fret over it.
    -- Anne Shirley

    #Years #Growing #Months

  • Heaven's Virginia when the year's at its Spring.
    -- Anne Spencer

    #Spring #Virginia #Years

  • I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy.
    -- Anne Stevenson

    #Marriage #Book #Years

  • She had the underwear of a thirteen-year-old, as well, he thought. He glanced back at her. But the shoes of a courtesan.
    -- Anne Stuart

    #Years #Shoes #Underwear

  • If you want to see the future, watch 8 year olds
    -- Anne Sweeney

    #Years #Watches #Want

  • Everything was leveled, there were no extremes of joy or sorrow any more but only habit, routine, ancient family names and rites and customs, slow careful old people moving cautiously around furniture that had sat in the same positions for fifty years.
    -- Anne Tyler

    #Moving #Years #Names

  • The experience of having a child does crack you wide open. I felt like I suddenly had to rebuild the skin that I'd grown over the years before having a child. Perhaps that might be quite interesting in terms of acting.
    -- Anne-Marie Duff

    #Children #Years #Interesting

  • I just would like to keep going. If I kept getting the kind of work that I've been getting for the last 20 years for the next 20, I'd be a bloody Dame of the British Empire. I'd be so happy.
    -- Anne-Marie Duff

    #Years #Dames #Empires

  • When I used to teach civil procedure as a law professor, I would begin the year by telling my students that 'civil procedure is the etiquette of ritualized battle.' The phrase, which did not originate with me, captured the point that peaceful, developed societies resolve disputes by law rather than by force.
    -- Anne-Marie Slaughter

    #Years #Law #Peaceful

  • Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today. After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.
    -- Annette Funicello

    #Black And White #Years #Listening

  • There is always the temptation in life to diddle around making itsy-bitsy friends and meals and journeys for years on end. It is all so self conscience, so apparently moral...But I won't have it. The world is wilder than that in all directions, more dangerous...more extravagant and bright. We are...raising tomatoes when we should be raising Cain, or Lazarus.
    -- Annie Dillard

    #Journey #Self #Years

  • Over the years, I was never really driven to become a solo artist, but I was curious to find out who I was as an individual creative person. It's taken some time, but now I feel I've truly paid my dues. I guess I'm at a point now where I'm more comfortable in my own skin.
    -- Annie Lennox

    #Taken #Artist #Years

  • I was born in 1954. My parents were brought up in the war years, and life was hard.
    -- Annie Lennox

    #War #Years #Parent

  • Develop craftsmanship through years of wide reading.
    -- Annie Proulx

    #Reading #Years #Through The Years

  • It takes a year, nephew... a full turn of the calendar, to get over losing someone.
    -- Annie Proulx

    #Years #Losing Someone #Nephew

  • The more the years go by, the less I know. But if you give explanations and understand everything, then nothing can happen. What helps me go forward is that I stay receptive, I feel that anything can happen.
    -- Anouk Aimee

    #Years #Giving #Helping

  • Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.
    -- Ansel Adams

    #Photography #Years #Twelve

  • These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.
    -- Ansel Adams

    #Photography #Years #People

  • About once a year, I do these long-distance relays with some friends of mine, and it takes about 27 or 28 hours to complete it.
    -- Anson Mount

    #Distance #Years #Long

  • I have a great-great-great-grandfather who was a Confederate cavalry colonel, and I still have his military composite photo on my wall. The chemicals in the photo tint have changed over the years to the point that he looks green. One of my family members apparently still has the piece of paper that listed every thing in his pocket when he got shot.
    -- Anson Mount

    #Wall #Military #Years

  • Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that.
    -- Anthony Anderson

    #Opportunity #Years #Wings

  • Just because I like sushi, doesn't mean I can make sushi. I've come to well understand how many years just to get sushi rice correct. It's a discipline that takes years and years and years. So, I leave that to the experts.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #Mean #Years #Discipline

  • When I was writing 'Kitchen Confidential,' I was in my 40s, I had never paid rent on time, I was 10 years behind on my taxes, I had never owned my own furniture or a car.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #Writing #Years #Car

  • What you're going to be eating in the next year is decided by chefs. If the consensus is that pot-bellies are in next season, that's what's on your plate. And I think that's a good thing, because we know, obviously, about food.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #Thinking #Years #Next Year

  • If you've ever hauled a 28-pound two-year-old around New York, you'll find that men fold at the knees a lot quicker than women.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #New York #Men #Years

  • In two thousand years all our generals and politicians may be forgotten, but Einstein and Madame Curie and Bernard Shaw and Stravinsky will keep the memory of our age alive.
    -- Anthony Burgess

    #Memories #Years #Two

  • I'm mentally getting myself ready to talk about it all year long because I know it's going to come. My main focus is not to really concentrate on that... So many things have to line up, to be healthy and consistent for so many games, to get to that point. I know as we get closer we're going to talk about it more. But believe me, when it's done, if it gets done, it will be a huge achievement and I'm definitely going to soak it in. But at this time, it's not at the top of my mind.
    -- Anthony Calvillo

    #Sports #Believe #Years

  • I would like to continue being radical. As you get older, some of the world catches up and it's passed you. In the '60s you were on the crest of a wave because you were part of the wave. I don't want be a stick in the mud and do the same thing as I did last year, I want to do something different and see what happens.
    -- Anthony Caro

    #Years #Sticks #Different

  • Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week's value out of a year while another man gets a full year's value out of a week.
    -- Anthony Charles Richards

    #Time #Men #Years

  • Do one act of kindness each day of the year and change 365 lives.
    -- Anthony D. Williams

    #Kindness #Years #Each Day

  • Over the years, I've loved being on stage with an orchestra, waving my hands around.
    -- Anthony Daniels

    #Hands #Years #Orchestra

  • [C]ultivated risk-taking represents an 'experiment with trust' (in the sense of basic trust) which consequently has implications for an individual's self-identity. (...) In cultivated risk-taking, the encounter with danger and its resolution are bound up in the same activity, whereas in other consequential settings the payoff of chosen strategies may not be seen for years afterwards.
    -- Anthony Giddens

    #Self #Years #Risk

  • The Princess's so-called 'time and space speech' at the end of '93 about a year after the formal separation, looking back on it it's called her retirement from public life but we've seen in fact it's nothing of the kind.
    -- Anthony Holden

    #Retirement #Princess #Years

  • The architect, Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect, not merely did his design which had won a public competition never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years.
    -- Anthony Holden

    #Practice #Years #Design

  • As somebody who's been writing about this subject for getting on twenty years now, it's astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years.
    -- Anthony Holden

    #Writing #Years #Lasts

  • I've had no contact with my daughter for years. That's her choice. Anyway, you move on. If people don't want to bother with me, fine. You know, God bless them, and move on.
    -- Anthony Hopkins

    #Daughter #Moving #Years

  • I worked with Lawrence Olivier some years ago. He was a great mentor.
    -- Anthony Hopkins

    #Years #Mentor

  • Remember that no piece of honestly conducted research is ever wasted, even if it seems so at the time. Put it away in a drawer, and ten, twenty or thirty years down the road, it will come back and help you in ways you never anticipated.
    -- Anthony James Leggett

    #Years #Way #Twenties

  • I've spent the past two years looking for my ex-girlfriend’s killer… but no one will do it.
    -- Anthony Jeselnik

    #Girlfriend #Past #Years

  • Wayne Brady, I don’t understand why people keep joking that you’re not black. Wayne Brady, you are BLACK. After all, I only remember you for all the years you played an uppity slave on ‘Who’s Line is it Anyway?’.
    -- Anthony Jeselnik

    #Years #People #Black

  • There's substance to the point that sociological information is new. We have five years of information to weigh against 2,000 years of history or more.
    -- Anthony Kennedy

    #Gay #Years #Substance

  • Four years into the life of my son, I realize I'm so in love with him and he's so in love with me that if I don't find that lifelong partner out there, it's okay.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Son #Years #Four

  • When I was younger, I used to hate Germany. I hated the country, the people, the language, the culture, everything! But over the years I've grown to really appreciate the German people.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Country #Hate #Years

  • You instinctively know that nothing will ever be the same, and you have to carry that knowledge around with you like a huge weight. The next time you see your girl, you can’t look her straight in the eyes the same way you did for all those years.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Girl #Eye #Years

  • The good news is that by the second year, those cravings were about as half as frequent, and by the third year, half as much again. I'm still a little bent, a little crooked, but all things crooked, I can't complain. After all those years of all kinds of abuse and crashing into trees at eighty miles an hour and jumping off buildings and living through overdoses and liver disease, I feel better now than I did ten years ago. I might have some scar tissue, but that's alright, I'm still making progress.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Feel Better #Jumping #Years

  • What I've realized over the years is that I have some pretty good friends.
    -- Anthony Kiedis

    #Best Friend #Good Friend #Years

  • For thousands of years, much of humankind has believed that only special places are infused with the sacred and that you must get away from the everyday in order to find it. Not so, everything is infused with the holy--from chairs to clothing to kitchen stoves.
    -- Anthony Lawlor

    #Order #Years #Kitchen

  • There is something miraculous in the way the years wash away your evidence, first you, then your friends and family, then the descendants who remember your face, until you aren’t even a memory, you’re only carbon, no greater than your atoms, and time will divide them as well.
    -- Anthony Marra

    #Memories #Years #Family And Friends

  • Entire years had passed when he was rich enough in time to disregard the loose change of a minute, but now he obsessed over each one, this minute, the next minute, the one following, all of which were different terms for the same illusion.
    -- Anthony Marra

    #Years #Next #Different

  • years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff.
    -- Anthony Michael Hall

    #Stars #Years #People

  • It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film.
    -- Anthony Michael Hall

    #Kids #Years #Guy

  • Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in Canada for five and a half months a year.
    -- Anthony Michael Hall

    #Years #Half #Canada

  • Parents. . . are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfil the promise of their early years.
    -- Anthony Powell

    #Children #Disappointment #Years

  • I lost my father was I 10 years old, and I always looked for a father. I missed my father very much.
    -- Anthony Quinn

    #Father #Years #Lost

  • For the fifth year in a row, the Bush budget cuts city core services to pay for wealthy tax breaks. And once again, the mayor's requests were not funded.
    -- Anthony Weiner

    #Cutting #Years #Cities

  • For the past few years I have engaged in several inappropriate conversations conducted over Twitter, Facebook, e-mail and occasionally on the phone with women I have met online.
    -- Anthony Weiner

    #Past #Phones #Years

  • Yet, here we are, long and difficult years into that conflict," ... "we still have not created the state we promised them. On the contrary, our costly and valiant efforts have produced an outcome our government did not predict or intend-a failed state spinning out of control into anarchy and civil war.
    -- Anthony Zinni

    #War #Government #Years

  • We fully believed, so soon as we saw that woman's suffrage was right, every one would soon see the same thing, and that in a year or two, at farthest, it would be granted.
    -- Antoinette Brown Blackwell

    #Years #Two

  • Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice.
    -- Anton Chekhov

    #Years #Justice #Welcome

  • "Do you know," Ivan Bunin recalls Anton Chekhov saying to him in 1899, near the end of his too-short life, "for how many years I shall be read? Seven." "Why seven?" Bunin asked. "Well," Chekhov answered, "seven and a half then."
    -- Anton Chekhov

    #Life #Years #Half

  • Death can only be profitable: there's no need to eat, drink, pay taxes, offend people, and since a person lies in a grave for hundreds or thousands of years, if you count it up the profit turns out to be enormous.
    -- Anton Chekhov

    #Lying #Years #People

  • After us they'll fly in hot air balloons, coat styles will change, perhaps they'll discover a sixth sense and cultivate it, but life will remain the same, a hard life full of secrets, but happy. And a thousand years from now man will still be sighing, "Oh! Life is so hard!" and will still, like now, be afraid of death and not want to die.
    -- Anton Chekhov

    #Men #Air #Years

  • No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
    -- Anton Chekhov

    #Years #People #Lapses

  • Every coming year is as bad as the previous one, the only difference being that in most cases it is even worse.
    -- Anton Chekhov

    #Years #Differences #Cases

  • For me N.M.E. was a very big thing. When I first came to the United Kingdom I started taking pictures for them and I became their main photographer for five years, and that's really been the basis of everything I've been doing since.
    -- Anton Corbijn

    #Years #Kingdoms #Firsts

  • It's great that ballroom dancing is being recognised. For many years ballroom dancers were misunderstood and other dance forms didn't want anything to do with us.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Years #Dancing #Dancer

  • Satan has been the best friend the church has ever had, as he has kept it in business all these years!
    -- Anton Szandor LaVey

    #Years #Church #Satan

  • [the impression of the first time I heard Webern's music in a concert performance] was the same as I was to experience a few years later when I first laid eyes on a Mondriaan canvas...: those things, of which I had acquired an extremely intimate knowledge, came across as crude and unfinished when seen in reality
    -- Anton Webern

    #Eye #Reality #Years

  • My mother was a politician in my formative years.
    -- Antonia Fraser

    #Mother #Years #Politician

  • In the year 1657 I discovered very small living creatures in rain water.
    -- Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

    #Rain #Years #Water

  • I have need of angels. Enough hell has swallowed me for too many years. But finally understand this--I have burned up one hundred thousand human lives already, from the strength of my pain.
    -- Antonin Artaud

    #Pain #Angel #Years

  • Enough, I shall be understood in ten years by people who will be doing what you do today. Then my geysers will be known, my ice floes will be seen, the secret of adulterating my poisons will have been learned, the games of my soul will be revealed.
    -- Antonin Artaud

    #Years #Ice #Games

  • Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.
    -- Antonin Scalia

    #Teaching #Character #Years