Time Quotes (12477)

Quotes and citations about time


It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family.

By : George Porter

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The more I read about feeding times, sleep times and waking-up times, the more inadequate and miserable I felt.

By : Gail Porter

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Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject.

By : Eliot Porter

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If one does not fail at times, then one has not challenged himself.

By : Ferdinand Porsche

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In the war, most young men were inducted into the armed forces at the age of 17. A group of students was permitted to attend university before taking part in wartime research projects.

By : John Pople

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Leaving England was a painful decision, and we still have some regrets about it. However, at that time, the research environment for theoretical chemistry was clearly better in the U.S.

By : John Pople

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Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.

By : Alexander Pope

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Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.

By : Alexander Pope

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Franklin Roosevelt had to govern at a time of crisis. If you're going to make changes in the way a nation thinks, you have to have the ability to take the crisis of the moment and use it to shape an agenda.

By : Pete du Pont

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The sea change that has come is the information age. We don't have to just read The New York Times anymore. We can pull up something on the Internet and get any news that we like.

By : Pete du Pont

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I was posted to China in the summer of 1988, which was the greatest time ever, I think, to have been in China.

By : John Pomfret

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A lot of times when we work overseas we tend to put the experience of someone who lives overseas, a Chinese person or a Korean person or a Bosnian person, within the prism of an American life.

By : John Pomfret

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I grew up in New York City in the late '70s, at a time when U.S. - China relations were something that was on the front page of The New York Times on a regular basis.

By : John Pomfret

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I think some of the best reporters are the ones who can really illustrate the differences between societies, at the same time trying to connect the fact that there are a lot of shared values in addition to those differences.

By : John Pomfret

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My main form of transportation at that time was a bicycle, because bicycles could move though the crowd.

By : John Pomfret

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The one indication that I got that I was doing the right job in Bosnia was that at different periods of time all the factions came down very hard on me.

By : John Pomfret

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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.

By : Abraham Polonsky

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I'm very representational some of the time, and a little all of the time. But when you're painting out of your unconscious, figures are bound to emerge.

By : Jackson Pollock

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The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.

By : Jackson Pollock

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I do tend to take time off. A year and a half ago I went to film school, and before that I had taken years off at a time to be involved politically or this or that.

By : Sarah Polley

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Plus, doing a zombie movie is quite liberating. It's fun not to take myself seriously all the time.

By : Sarah Polley

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My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.

By : Michael Pollan

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A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals.

By : Michael Pollan

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For at the same time many people seem eager to extend the circle of our moral consideration to animals, in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting more suffering on more animals than at any time in history.

By : Michael Pollan

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The Times has much less power than you think. I believe we attribute power to the media generally that it simply doesn't have. It's very convenient to blame the media, the same way we blame television for everything that's going wrong in society.

By : Michael Pollan

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With a movie you're creating from the beginning this particular work, let's not call it work of art, because very few movies are works of art, let's just call them bits of popular culture, whatever they are, sometimes very rarely by accident a movie becomes a work of art.

By : Sydney Pollack

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The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure.

By : Sydney Pollack

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I also think we need to maintain distinctions - the doctrine of creation is different from a scientific cosmology, and we should resist the temptation, which sometimes scientists give in to, to try to assimilate the concepts of theology to the concepts of science.

By : John Polkinghorne

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Of course, nobody would deny the importance of human beings for theological thinking, but the time span of history that theologians think about is a few thousand years of human culture rather than the fifteen billion years of the history of the universe.

By : John Polkinghorne

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The time has come to underscore the fact that our and others' rights are contingent on our willingness to assert and defend them.

By : John Charles Polanyi

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I've had it all my life and when it can time for me to start a family, I was quite anxious to do so.

By : Sidney Poitier

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I was thinking of writing a little foreword saying that history is, after all, based on people's recollections, which change with time.

By : Frederik Pohl

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A large fraction of the most interesting scientists have read a lot of SF at one time or another, either early enough that it may have played a part in their becoming scientists or at some later date just because they liked the ideas.

By : Frederik Pohl

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Sometimes in my class I have people come in and do monologues inspired by people they know and I always find that to be useful to do specifics about somebody and then you're actually doing a character and not doing some random old lady or something.

By : Amy Poehler

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The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.

By : Edgar Allan Poe

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I think if you look at yesterday's New York Times poll, particularly when you judge Democrats in Congress versus the Republicans in Congress, people put a little more faith, or even a little more than a little more faith in the Democrats in Congress.

By : John Podesta

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The first time my father saw me in the flesh was on the stage, which is a bit weird. We went out to dinner, and he was charming and sweet, but I did all the talking.

By : Christopher Plummer

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The New York Times published the guest list on the front page. The masks were a brilliant concept.

By : George Plimpton

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The process of creation goes on all the time. When I get through, I feel I know what the character will do in every situation. But the building up of the part is not mechanical or deliberate. It grows out of the text.

By : Donald Pleasence

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The play is on top of me all the time, and I am constantly thinking about it. Even when I leave the theatre, I'll mumble the lines to myself or think about the way the character walks or holds himself.

By : Donald Pleasence

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