Time Quotes (12308)

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... view

By: George Porter

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

By: Gail Porter

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

By: Eliot Porter

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

By: Ferdinand Porsche

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... view

By: John Pople

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... view

By: John Pople

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... view

By: Alexander Pope

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

By: Alexander Pope

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... view

By: Pete du Pont

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... view

By: Pete du Pont

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

By: John Pomfret

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... view

By: John Pomfret

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... view

By: John Pomfret

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... view

By: John Pomfret

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

By: John Pomfret

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... view

By: John Pomfret

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... view

By: Abraham Polonsky

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... view

By: Jackson Pollock

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

By: Jackson Pollock

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... view

By: Sarah Polley

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

By: Sarah Polley

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

By: Michael Pollan

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... view

By: Michael Pollan

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... view

By: Michael Pollan

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... view

By: Michael Pollan

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... view

By: Sydney Pollack

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

By: Sydney Pollack

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... view

By: John Polkinghorne

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... view

By: John Polkinghorne

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

By: John Charles Polanyi

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... view

By: Sidney Poitier

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

By: Frederik Pohl

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... view

By: Frederik Pohl

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... view

By: Amy Poehler

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

By: Edgar Allan Poe

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... view

By: John Podesta

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... view

By: Christopher Plummer

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

By: George Plimpton

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... view

By: Donald Pleasence

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... view

By: Donald Pleasence