Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 330
Football Weekend

Football games on Friday nights followed by field parties every weekend was how I spent my high school years.

- Abbi Glines

Want Entertaining

I understand entertaining. You want people to walk out saying, 'I spent a night with interesting people.'

- Aby Rosen

Medical University

After I spent my compulsory army service in the 'top secret office' of the Medical Forces, where I was fortunate to be exposed to clinical and medical issues, I enrolled to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

- Ada Yonath

Passionate Through

People are drawn to preaching that is passionate and offered with conviction. Passion comes when the preacher has spent significant time with the text, and when God has spoken through the text in a way that addresses the preacher's life first.

- Adam Hamilton

Business Your

Most of your day is spent working, and being in a band is no different. We're just business travelers in a way.

- Adam Schlesinger

Career Satirist

I've spent my entire career being a satirist.

- Al Franken

Bad About

The years I spent paying my dues are in the background, and so are my concerns about whether my performance is good or bad.

- Alan Arkin

Political Worlds

Since 1948 I have spent every single day thinking how the economic and political worlds have changed.

- Alan Greenspan

Going Bits

I really can't be bothered going to a barber. And shaving every morning, that's nightmarish. I spent my teenage years covered in tiny little bits of toilet paper.

- Alan Moore

Doing Reason

We're just getting better at our trade, man. We know what we're doing, and the reason why is that we've spent 30 years doing it. There's nothing that can replace that.

- Alan Vega

Over Other

Over the years, I've spent time in Saudi Arabia, the Bekaa Valley, Afghanistan, Jordan, and Kenya, among other vacation hotspots.

- Alex Berenson

Enemy Body

I've spent so much of life thinking of my body as my enemy.

- Alex Weisman

Money Paid

All the money my mom spent on lessons paid off.

- Alexandra Daddario

Hours Movie

I have the best-ever body in 'Badrinath.' I have a six-pack body in this movie. I spent eight hours a day working out for the movie.

- Allu Arjun

Middle Having

I didn't go nightclubbing much as a teenager in Bournemouth because my friends and I didn't have the money - but we spent a lot of time on the beach, having barbecues, and running into the sea in the middle of the night.

- Amanda Holden

Whole Very

I've spent my whole life in Chicago being asked where am I from, so that I have a sense of displacement that also is very psychologically disorienting.

- Ana Castillo

Happy Doing

I spent my 30s figuring out how to be a grown up, I guess. I loved my 30s! My 30s were really about being happy with what I was doing.

- Ana Ortiz

Bachelor Florida

I did my undergrad at Florida State, got a Bachelor's, and then I got my Masters in Acting at NYU. So I've spent a lot of time in the classroom.

- Andre Holland

Artist My Own

I spent a lot of time on my own working out the physical vocabulary for how Gollum moved. As I say, I drew on a lot of Tolkein's descriptions of how he moves, but also the conceptual artist sketches.

- Andy Serkis

Kind Imaginable

As a pastor, I've spent 30 years talking to people and heard every kind of story imaginable.

- Andy Stanley

Song Some

'Sweet Dreams' is such a dark-sounding song, but it's about not taking anything for granted; share yourself with others after you have first spent some time with yourself.

- Angel Olsen

Myself My Life

I've spent my life supporting myself.

- Ann Beattie

Over Mostly

In my adult life, I had spent a lot of time angry at God, mostly over the sudden deaths in my family - my brother at 30, my daughter at 5.

- Ann Hood

Money Should

Who should have spent their money on a brain implant?

- Anne Robinson

Emotions Everyone

I was raised by a single psychologist mother and we spent every evening sitting at the kitchen table and dissecting our emotions and speculating about the inner life of everyone we knew.

- Annie Baker

Then Though

I spent two years in the military service, then I trudged around in repertory for quite a while. I somehow wound up at the National Theatre, though, and then I was definitely on my way.

- Anthony Hopkins

Nothing Safer

Trillions of dollars spent on foreign wars have done nothing to make Americans feel safer at home.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Politics Some

Some critics say I spent too much time on politics. I don't put much stock in the critics.

- Antonio Villaraigosa

More So Many Years

Life is just more comfortable if you're honest and open about everything. I spent so many years being in the closet about one thing or another.

- Antony Sher

Chess Town

We lived in the provincial town of Ramat Gan where I spent most of my youth adjacent to the chess board.

- Arnon Goldfinger

Back Goods

And just remember, every dollar we spend on outsourcing is spent on U.S. goods or invested back in the U.S. market. That's accounting.

- Arthur Laffer

Opposing Including

Far from trying to rig the system, I have spent decades opposing cronyism and all political favors, including mandates, subsidies and protective tariffs - even when we benefit from them.

- Charles Koch

Want More

I have spent too long being able to manipulate the answers I want from market research to rely upon its findings any more than I do weather forecasts.

- Charles Saatchi

Think I Think

I spent a lot of my teenage years experimenting with who I was as a person and not really getting it right. And then, I think, I realized that I just had to chill out in life.

- Charli XCX

Old Period

For a period of 17 years - from the age of 9 until I was 25 years old - my mother never spent a day free from domestic difficulties.

- Chiang Kai-shek

Ranch Summers

I grew up in Colorado and spent my summers in Montana as a ranch hand.

- Chris Eigeman

Heritage British

I know I'm British. I haven't spent much time in the U.K., but my parents are British, my family heritage is British, so if I wasn't British, what would I be? I am British.

- Chris Froome

Wanting Having

I've spent so much of my youth trying to change people or change girls and then having it done to me and people wanting me to change.

- Chris Messina

Big Away

I've spent a lot of time trying to understand how all the big cosmetics companies get away with the placebo science and unscientific claims.

- Chris Toumazou

Past Zone

I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was.

- Christiane Amanpour

Career Other

I spent, whether consciously or unconsciously, most of my career trying to be something other than William F. Buckley's son.

- Christopher Buckley

London Always

I spent a lot of time in London when I was growing up and I've always picked up accents without even really meaning to. It used to get me into trouble as a child.

- Christopher Guest

My Life Like

Like so many kids, I just wanted to fit in, and I see now that I spent most of my life trying to be what I wasn't, trying to get people to like me.

- Clare Balding

Big Bucks

Every single person that spent a few bucks to buy a book that I wrote deserves a big thank you from my whole family.

- Colleen Hoover

Blessed Doing

My whole life was spent doing things that people didn't believe were possible, because God blessed me with the ability to throw a baseball.

- Curt Schilling

Think Some

I don't think it's shameful to admit that some days your time can be better spent reading than writing.

- Curtis Sittenfeld

Like Amount

I spent a good amount of my time - like a lot of guys my age - obsessing and blowing things up with G.I. Joes. I know it well.

- D. J. Cotrona

Career Level

I spent the first 18 years of my career at AT&T, and it was a wonderful place that kept me moving all the time. I mean, I started off as entry level a position as you can get at AT&T.

- Dan Schulman

Queen Cucumber

I spent my first 10 years in the Commonwealth. I come from cricket, crumpets, cucumber sandwiches, the Queen.

- Danielle de Niese

Over Sets

Growing up, I spent a lot of time on film sets all over the world.

- Danny Huston

Very Very Early Age

I was inadvertently raised in the 'gay community.' I had straight parents, but I spent massive amounts of time at a very early age with gay, theater-hopeful thirty-somethings.

- Darren Criss

My Life Ways

I spent my life figuring out ways to make the room OK with me.

- Dash Mihok

Cellar All My Time

I didn't know a time when there wasn't a war because I spent all my time from the age of two or three to eight in a coal cellar really.

- David Bailey

Understand Scientist

I spent my adult life as a scientist, and science is, essentially, the most successful approach we have to try and understand the vast mysteries around.

- David Eagleman

Some Critical

I spent most of high school working on the debate team, probably at some expense to my grades. Being a member of the team was great training in critical analysis, organization, and logic.

- David Einhorn

She Judy

It's funny: I don't know if she babysat, but I spent time with Judy Blume when I was little.

- David Grann

Money Renewable

Any time and money spent on LNG is time and money not spent on renewable energy.

- David Ige

Learned Daily Show

I spent 11 years at 'The Daily Show,' and I learned everything there about how to write funny, how to write funny on topic.

- David Javerbaum

My Own Never

I never spent much time with people my own age.

- David Karp

Door Once

I once spent a spent a summer selling encyclopedias door to door.

- David Liss

Cartoon Making

Making a cartoon occupied usually about three full days, two spent in labour and one in removing the appearance of labour.

- David Low

Average Read

On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.

- David Ogilvy

Thought Amount

I travel a ridiculous amount, so I've thought a lot about, and spent a lot of time refining, what I carry and how I carry it.

- David Pogue

Been Wretch

It's been said that no man is a hero to a newspaperman, and I spent too many years as an ink-stained wretch.

- David Simon

Career Dancing

Dancing is a tough career, but I'm glad I spent it at the Royal Ballet.

- Deborah Bull

Using Comics

Many in the creative professions were nerds in their pasts because they spent so long reading comics and using their imaginations when they were growing up.

- Jim Lee

Deal Other

Members of al Qaeda and other affiliated organizations spent a great deal of time blending into the populations of several nations around the world and exploring all aspects of life there.

- Jo Bonner

Anybody About

It kills me when people talk about California hedonism. Anybody who talks about California hedonism has never spent a Christmas in Sacramento.

- Joan Didion

Year Agency

In the early 1980s, I spent a year working as an assistant at the Elaine Markson Literary Agency.

- Joanna Scott

Deep My Own

I spent a lot of time not in school, so I didn't have deep relationships with kids my own age.

- Jodie Foster

Year Transferred

I spent a year at Southwestern Louisiana Institute, then transferred back to the University of Texas, where I majored in English and history.

- Joe Jamail

Career Company

I spent the bulk of my career on building my company, and Morningstar is where the passion is.

- Joe Mansueto

About Patients

When I entered the field in July 1958 I believed what they told me about radiation risks. I spent much effort reducing the dose to patients in radiology.

- John Cameron

Time China

I have spent time in Mongolia, in China.

- John Fusco

Reading About

When I was growing up I spent a lot of time reading about ancient China and was really fascinated.

- John Fusco

Next Dealing

The first 20 years had such a profound effect on me, I spent the next 20 dealing with them.

- John Grant

Had Early 20s

I had a mystical experience when I was in my late teens, early 20s, and I spent years trying to recapture that.

- John Lurie

Career Making

I have a confession: I'm not a man of simplicity. I spent my entire early career making complex stuff. Lots of complex stuff.

- John Maeda

Education College

If I had spent as much time in the weight room as I did designing football uniforms, I probably would have had a free college education.

- John Malkovich

Humility Process

I spent a lot of time with President Mandela supporting his efforts in the peace process in Burundi. The thing that impressed me the most was his humility.

- John Prendergast

Expression Centuries

People who believe in freedom of expression have spent several centuries fighting against censorship, in whatever form. We have to be certain the 'Net' doesn't become the site for technological book burning.

- John Ralston Saul

Most Grounds

I spent most of my youth in Manchester, in clubs and football grounds and the Manchester Apollo.

- John Simm

Bad About

When we were scared about 9/11, we federalized the airport security, we spent millions for body armor for dogs in Ohio. All that over-reaction comes from fear and government - bad combination.

- John Stossel

Six Covering

I spent another six years in Europe covering sporting events such as the Tour de France.

- John Tesh

More Almost

We are spending more as a percentage of our entire economy, almost 25 percent, than we have spent at any time since the end of World War II.

- John Thune

Ralph Lauren

I spent a lot of years working for Ralph Lauren, and he had so many copycats, from Tommy Hilfiger to Abercrombie & Fitch to J.Crew.

- John Varvatos

More Republicans

I would also say Barack Obama has spent much, much, much, much more money than the Republicans.

- Jonah Goldberg

Innovation Career

I spent most of my career in education and technology. I worked at Kaplan, and I was one of the first people trying to bring innovation into for-profit education.

- Jose Ferreira

Line Several

I spent several years cooking on a line.

- Jose Garces

Hour Made

I made $2.58 an hour, and I spent it all on clothes.

- Joseph Abboud

Leader Hours

The Savior encouraged brotherhood. He was not a long-distance leader. He walked and worked with those whom he led. He was not afraid of close friendships. He spent many hours with his disciples, and his relationships with them were intimate.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Outside Lot

I have spent a lot of years on the outside looking in.

- Joseph Barbera

Social Implications

One of the good things about the public Human Genome Project is that the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health spent a part of their budget on the ethical, legal, and social implications of their research.

- Juan Enriquez

Nature Given

Those of you who have spent time with Australians know that we are not given to overstatement. By nature we are laconic speakers and by conviction we are realistic thinkers.

- Julia Gillard

Festivals Often

We live a life that is often spent in crowds - parties, festivals and first nights - so it's nice to avoid them.

- Julian Fellowes

Through Half

The first half of life is spent mainly in finding out who we are through seeing ourselves in our interaction with others.

- June Singer

Lives Evils

The lives of the best of us are spent in choosing between evils.

- Junius

Idly Masters

All the time spent idly, is spent wickedly, and is unfaithfulness to our masters.

- Jupiter Hammon

National Coached

I spent my first twenty years in Morocco, where I coached the national team.

- Just Fontaine

Given Could

If your government had given me a thousandth of the sum it spent to depose me, I could have won that war.

- Bao Dai