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Longest

Total Quotes : 101
Studio Some

Most days, we don't get to the 'SNL' studio until noon. On Monday, we pitch the host, and that's our shortest, lightest day. Tuesday is our longest day - some people don't leave until Wednesday night. It's just a long, long day.

- Aidy Bryant

I Think Some

I was downright obnoxious. In second grade, we had some program where we kept a public list of all the books we read. I think it even included the number of pages. In my nerdy mind, having the longest and most impressive list was somehow going to make up for the fact that I couldn't climb a rope or do a backwards summersault in PE.

- Alafair Burke

Books Refused

I devour books. But for the longest time, I refused to pay attention to genre or labels.

- Alison Tyler

Though Certainly

Though not the longest battle in history - that was Verdun - Stalingrad was certainly the most pitiless, an adjective that reappears regularly in Mr. Beevor's classic work.

- Alistair Horne

Commercial Happen

For the longest time, I was auditioning, getting called back, and I had a long string of things not going my way. I thought, 'Maybe this is never going happen. Maybe I'll never book a commercial.'

- Allyn Rachel

Been Anorexic

If I am anorexic, I'd be in the hospital! I am tall. I am 5 foot 9 inches, 175 cms tall. I am lean, I am active and athletic. There are so many women who are naturally lean, and so am I. I have been like this for the longest time.

- Anushka Sharma

Excellence Some

The companies that survive longest are the one's that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul.

- Charles Handy

Which Clearest

Of all the principles which constitute Liberal Democracy, internationalism is the clearest, the most distinctive, and the one with the longest history.

- Charles Kennedy

Work Desperate

I'm desperate to work again. I've often had those periods, but two years was the longest.

- Charlotte Gainsbourg

Smallest Journeys

The longest journeys start with the smallest steps.

- Cherie Blair

Became Stories

My biggest enemy for the longest time was my head. When I first became successful, it made me anxious because I was overthinking everything, and you hear so many 'fail' stories.

- Chet Faker

Winter Average

The communities and countries best at using energy to optimize a microclimate for human life are also the ones whose people have the longest average lifespans. Canada, Sweden, and Iceland - places with inhospitable winter weather - are frontrunners in sustaining human health and life.

- Chris Hadfield

Last Pleasures

Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.

- Christian Nestell Bovee

Back Slightly

For the longest, I was slightly naive when it came to the real world. There were a lot of fears I was afraid to conquer that were just holding me back from standing up for myself or taking chances.

- Christina Milian

Ephemeral Idea

For the longest time, the way that I had understood 4chan was this idea that the lack of an archive made the content really ephemeral, and it took me a while, but I finally realized that that's just totally wrong.

- Christopher Poole

Sports Country

We're a crazy country about sports, but for the longest time, only followed our own sports.

- Claudio Reyna

Always Been

For the longest time, it's always been Aaron Rodgers and the offense. It's nice to have a little notoriety on defense.

- Clay Matthews III

Journey Destiny

The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.

- Dag Hammarskjold

College Steel

For the longest time I was afraid I'd have to keep on working at the factories. There was a steel mill and a pottery; if you didn't go to college, you went to work in those places.

- Daniel Johnston

Think I Think

I think my biggest break though came probably on Patriot Games because it was the biggest, longest second unit up to that point. It was like five months of shooting and a huge crew.

- David R. Ellis

Straight Line Line

People take the longest possible paths, digress to numerous dead ends, and make all kinds of mistakes. Then historians come along and write summaries of this messy, nonlinear process and make it appear like a simple, straight line.

- Dean Kamen

Play 30 Minutes

With Zeppelin, I tried to play something different every night in my solos. I'd play for 20 minutes but the longest ever was 30 minutes. It's a long time, but whenI was playing it seemed to fly by.

- John Bonham

Human Body Goes

The human body is a steed that goes freest and longest under a light rider, and the lightest of all riders is a cheerful heart.

- John Burroughs

Country Governors

I've gone from being one of the youngest governors to now the longest consecutive serving governor in the country.

- John Engler

Laughs Last

In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.

- John Masefield

Educational Taboo

For the longest time, you couldn't even say boys and girls were different. It was taboo in the educational world.

- Jon Scieszka

Mind Like

The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impressions it receives the oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.

- Julius Charles Hare

Mind Like

The poem is never complete in the mind. It emerges, and then it's like an act of unveiling. The unveiling is the longest and most difficult part of it.

- Ben Okri

Wanting Been

I've been wanting to do a book about baseball for the longest time, and nobody will let me do it. It's the one thing from America I really miss.

- Bill Bryson

Institutions Set

The Roman jurisprudence has the longest known history of any set of human institutions.

- Henry James Sumner Maine

Love World

Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest.

- Henry Van Dyke

Through Weeks

Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy. The last term of the school-year is made of decades, not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.

- Booth Tarkington

Within Could

I had about the biggest, longest wish list anyone could have, and 99 percent of what I wanted to get on the screen we got on the screen within our schedule and within our budget and within our resources.

- Brad Bird

I Think Very

I'm very shy and awkward. I think the best thing is to embrace it. It's about accepting who you are and what you want to become and knowing all that you've got to work with, whether it's good or bad. My music was the only place I could be me for the longest time.

- Hunter Hayes

Going Musical

It's funny... musical theater is what paid my rent and kept me going for the longest time.

- Bryan Batt

Never Started

It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.

- J. R. R. Tolkien

Cut Perfectly

I had the longest, biggest bowl cut. It looked like I had a perfectly straightened mop on the top of my head.

- Cameron Dallas

Fiber Torn

Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality and longest lasting paper ever made. It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.

- Jack Herer

Week My Life

With the arrogance of youth, I thought, 'I don't drink, don't smoke, I don't do drugs, so why would I get cancer?' The week I spent waiting for the result of the biopsy to see if it was malignant felt like the longest of my life.

- Jameela Jamil

Doing Year

I actually wanted to be a police officer like my dad for the longest time, up until my sophomore year in high school when I started doing plays. I did plays when I was little, but in high school, I started getting into acting.

- Chad Lindberg

Maybe Before

For the longest time, I didn't even want to admit I was serious about music. Before the Shins, I would tell myself, 'Oh, I'm going to figure something out someday.' I had this romantic vision of being this old dude maybe making guitars or something.

- James Mercer

Been Nevertheless

As I flew back from New Zealand to bury my mother, it occurred to me that no matter how harrowing her loss was and how keenly it will always be felt, there was, nevertheless, a sense of relief that my father, sisters and I could say a final goodbye after the longest goodbye and relief that my mum had finally been released.

- James Nesbitt

Delivered Many

I was a dog groomer. I delivered radiators; I was a photography producer. I typed classified ads for many years. It was my longest term job - years of typing classified ads while I was in bands.

- Janet Weiss

Mentor Dave

Tommy Smothers is my longest mentor, and Dave Eggers is my youngest.

- Don Novello

Made Spell

I made myself memorize how to spell antidisestablishmentarianism in under 3 seconds when I was 6 years old because my sister told me it was the longest word she knew.

- Dove Cameron

Big Away

I was shying away from acting for the longest time - because of having such big shoes to fill.

- Dulquer Salmaan

Waiting Been

I've been waiting to have facial hair on camera for the longest time - I'm always playing teenagers, and I always have to shave. I'll let you in on a little secret: I have sensitive skin, and I'm a sensitive guy, so shaving is something that I don't look forward to.

- Dustin Milligan

Love Trials

The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.

- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Wake Up Been

Old people whimper, and cry, and belch, and make great hollow rumbling sounds at table; old people wake up in the middle of the night screaming, and find out they haven't even been asleep; and when old people are asleep, they try to wake up, and they can't... not for the longest time.

- Edward Albee

Thought Football

For the longest time, I thought I was a boy. I really did. I wore boys' clothes, played tag football.

- Eliza Dushku

Earth Skeleton

America forms the longest and straightest bone in the earth's skeleton.

- Ellsworth Huntington

Game Other

As an actor, I was not accepted for the longest time. But it did not deter me, as the audience had accepted me. I never compared myself with any other actors. I never had any game plan and took whatever came my way.

- Emraan Hashmi

Will Drives

Your longest drives will come when you feel you're swinging at 75 percent.

- Ernie Els

I Am Sentence

'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence?

- George Carlin

Better Most

Jokes are better than war. Even the most aggressive jokes are better than the least aggressive wars. Even the longest jokes are better than the shortest wars.

- George Mikes

Activity Were

For the longest time, neuroscientists were forced to be passive observers of brain activity.

- Gero Miesenbock

Generation Hours

Because the truth is, today's immigrants, as they have for generation after generation, work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay, jobs that are just about impossible to fill.

- Luis Gutierrez

Love Collaborative

My longest collaborative working relationship is with Katie Grand, the editor-in-chief of 'Love' magazine. Katie's an inspiration and a sounding block. She's got such great taste.

- Giles Deacon

Sabbath Best Way

It's no coincidence that the word 'holiday' suggests a holy day, or that the longest book in the Torah concerns the Sabbath. If you wish to advance in any sphere, the best way is to take a retreat.

- Pico Iyer

Country Principle

On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Its enactment, following the longest continuous debate in the history of the U.S. Senate, enshrined into law the basic principle upon which our country was founded: that all people are created equal.

- Thomas E. Perez

Smallest Amount

The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.

- Samuel Butler

Country Principle

On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Its enactment, following the longest continuous debate in the history of the U.S. Senate, enshrined into law the basic principle upon which our country was founded - that all people are created equal.

- Thomas Perez

Know Sing

You know, Lisa, for the longest time, did not sing.

- Priscilla Presley

Thought Night

One press account said I was an overnight success. I thought that was the longest night I've ever spent.

- Sandra Cisneros

American Going

Since I can't write the greatest American novel, I'm going to write the longest American novel.

- Thomas Steinbeck

Death Last

Death the last voyage, the longest, and the best.

- Thomas Wolfe

Dream She

Working for Oprah is a dream come true. She was on my dream board for the longest time.

- Tika Sumpter

I Think About

I think everyone can recognize the one-upmanship and the competition that go on wherever you are, especially among groups where the women don't have to hold down office jobs and instead get in a total snit about who won the longest carrot contest or took first prize for summer chutney in the August fete.

- Rachel Johnson

Love Dad

I would love to be a dad. For the longest time, I've wanted kids, but you have to have the right setup, right?

- Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Auto Obama

When President Obama entered the White House, the economy was in a free-fall. The auto industry: on its back. The banks: frozen up. More than three million Americans had already lost their jobs. And America's bravest, our men and women in uniform, were fighting what would soon be the longest wars in our history.

- Rahm Emanuel

Imagine Half

The longest show I've ever done was four and a half years, so I can only imagine what ending an eight year show is like.

- Scott Bakula

Game Play

It really lasted the whole game, because I was really untouchable, unstoppable that game. But it was heightened on one particular play, and that was the longest run where everything completely slowed down. My awareness was so keen, it was so heightened, it was really amazing.

- Marcus Allen

Love Reason

The reason I love comics more than anything else is that the longest story will be just a few pages. With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening.

- Sergio Aragones

Idea Explain

When I started out in the eighties, the idea of creating serious comics for adults was pretty laughable to most folks, and for the longest time it was hard to even explain what alternative comics or graphic novels were. Nobody seemed to understand or care. Not so, any longer.

- Seth

Week Next

What they told us about 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' when we first started was that we were guaranteed 26 episodes, so that was the longest job I've ever had. And that was basically it - we didn't know what the premise of the show was going to be and we waited, week by week, to see a script.

- Marina Sirtis

Exercise More

Floor exercise, the longest you run is two or three steps. In the vault, it's not a whole lot more than that.

- Shannon Miller

Through Pretty

In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that's pretty tough to get through.

- Shannon Miller

Mountain May

Space Mountain may be the oldest ride in the park, but it has the longest line.

- Ric Flair

Away Been

I can bring Rain with me everywhere I go, but when she's in school, I don't know what I'll do. The longest I've been away from her is three days, and I cried my eyes out. The first day of school will be so hard.

- Marisol Nichols

Small Tapestry

Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.

- Richard P. Feynman

Wanting Been

I adopted a pet because I have been wanting one for the longest time. In fact, I am really close to Ravi Dubey's dog Moyo.

- Rithvik Dhanjani

Older Brother

For the longest time, my older brother told me he was teaching me self-defense, but now that I'm grown up, I realize he was just practicing his martial arts on me.

- Olga Fonda

Finger Been

When people start to write articles about what might be wrong with the 'Today' show you know where you should point the finger, point it at me because I have been there the longest. And it's my responsibility.

- Matt Lauer

Journey Been

I fear we have shot our bolt - but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record.

- Robert Falcon Scott

Thought Been

I was never the girl in high school who had a boyfriend for years. My longest relationship has been 18 months. I've thought maybe I'm really superficial and unable to have a relationship. What I've found is that people are attracted by my independence, and then they try to squelch it.

- Pam Dawber

Half Been

As spokesman for Lipitor, I have been an advocate of preventive medicine in addition to my work with the Jarvik 2000 Heart, which has rescued people from death and sustained a patient with a normal, mobile lifestyle for seven and a half years - the longest in the world.

- Robert Jarvik

Constant Allowed

Though it might be invidious to mention individuals, yet I may be allowed to say how much I owe to the constant help of my wife, not quite my first, but much my most consistent collaborator, and over the longest period of years.

- Robert Robinson

May Half

Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.

- Robert Southey

Work Big

In America, it stands out, because it's raw, it's big, it's emotional. My face is raw, big and emotional. It didn't work for the longest time.

- Patti LuPone

Lives Spent

A trillion dollars spent, 2,000 American lives lost - Afghanistan is the longest war in American history. But you don't hear a word about it.

- Michael Baumgartner

Studious Academics

I was a studious child, heavily into academics. For the longest time, I wouldn't talk.

- Sushant Singh Rajput

Still Certainly

21 years as CEO is a long time. I was and probably still am the longest serving CEO in America. Certainly I am in the media industry, bar none.

- Michael Eisner

Bed Lasts

I'm happy to be on a winning team. My individual success, that lasts for a short period of time. The success of being a part of the South, of Atlanta, which is now the hot bed of music, that's what's gonna last the longest. The fact that I contributed to planting our flag and moving music to my city, that's what I'm most proud of.

- T.I.

Grateful Role

'Newhart' ran the longest, and it was great to have a regular role, but I run into a lot of film fans, and they ask me about 'Blade Runner.' I was grateful to be a part of that.

- William Sanderson

Muslim Before

One of the themes of 'The Longest War,' my book, which came out before the Arab spring happened, was how al-Qaida and bin Laden was losing the war of ideas in the Muslim world, not because the United States was winning them, but because al-Qaida was simply losing them.

- Peter Bergen

Big Like

I was with PolyGram; that was the big label that I was with for the longest, like 12 years.

- Roy Ayers

Anymore Cooks

For the longest time, chefs and restaurateurs were able to get products home cooks couldn't get, but that's not the case anymore.

- Michael Symon

Hours Been

I take the longest to get ready of anyone. I've been going in two hours before the show every performance.

- Rue McClanahan

Friendship Side

I have learned that friendship isn't about who you've known the longest, it's about who came and never left your side.

- Yolanda Hadid

Wanted Pianist

For the longest time, I wanted to become a pianist. That was kinda my thing.

- Zedd