Waiting Quotes (171)

Quotes and citations about waiting


I believe in love, but I don't sit around waiting for it. I buy houses.

By : Renee Zellweger

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It is a pain in the ass waiting around for someone to try to kill you.

By : Roger Zelazny

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For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom.

By : Cao Yu

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I wrap my heart in yours, placing divulged faith in the whole of your being, wistfully awaiting the trumpet you return.

By : Isabel Yosito

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I lay in my dressing room after being in make-up waiting to go on. They knew I was feeling pretty rotten and they tried to give me time to rest. But I couldn't sleep. I couldn't do anything.

By : Dick York

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Your future is still before you. Your land is a vast storehouse of mineral and agricultural wealth awaiting further development for the benefit of mankind. It potentialities are magnificent.

By : Charles E. Wilson

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Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.

By : Marianne Williamson

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All my life I've been waiting for this, and now it can happen. A Williams is going to win.

By : Richard Williams

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There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today... they are waiting for us to forget, because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters.

By : Simon Wiesenthal

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I was at the vice president's Christmas party. I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.

By : Bradley Whitford

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Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.

By : Bradley Whitford

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I also don't trust Caribou anymore. They're out there, on the tundra, waiting... Something's going down. I'm right about this.

By : Joss Whedon

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It is extremely difficult to say how long the process actually took to finally achieve my fragrance, Boudoir, because there was a lot of time waiting around for other people.

By : Vivienne Westwood

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine.

By : Morris West

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Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired.

By : Mae West

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I have to keep reminding myself that I am their mother. Sometimes we are sitting at home and I feel like we are waiting for our mom to come home.

By : Ruby Wax

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I don't like waiting in airports for my bags. Even worse, I don't like waiting in airports when my bags are lost.

By : Steve Waugh

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The selfless actions of these heroes have removed them from their families, businesses and homeland to fight, so that others may experience the liberty awaiting our troops upon safe return to America.

By : Jim Walsh

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We expected that people were just waiting for the collapse of the Soviet Union, or at least for its retreat, and they were going to be full of initiative in all areas of life - in culture, in economy and in politics.

By : Andrzej Wajda

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I am waiting for the decision, which is not depending of me, to know if the trial will be in Iraq, in the states, or in international court. Of course, the decision is not mine.

By : Jacques Verges

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I don't want to spend the rest of my life in politics. When I'm finished with my term as governor, I'm going back to the life that's waiting for me in the private sector.

By : Jesse Ventura

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I was taught to think the next week or month or year will only get better than it is today. So I just keep waiting to see hoe great it will get!

By : Stevie Ray Vaughan

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Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout.

By : Morihei Ueshiba

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I was standing in the schoolyard waiting for a child when another mother came up to me. Have you found work yet? she asked. Or are you still just writing?

By : Anne Tyler

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Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.

By : G. M. Trevelyan

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Apparently tired of waiting for clear direction from Congress, the people of Puerto Rico have used the tools provided by their own local constitution to schedule a vote for Dec. 13 on the status of the island.

By : Dick Thornburgh

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No matter how great you are, the next great one is already sitting there waiting to take your place.

By : Joe Theismann

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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.

By : Booth Tarkington

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I slide my arm from under the sleeper's head and it is numb, full of swarming pins, on the tip of each, waiting to be counted, the fallen angels sit.

By : Wislawa Szymborska

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Some government workers are dedicated and work hard, but most of them are just waiting to retire.

By : Wanda Sykes

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Gout produces calculus in the kidney... the patient has frequently to entertain the painful speculation as to whether gout or stone be the worst disease. Sometimes the stone, on passing, kills the patient, without waiting for the gout.

By : Thomas Sydenham

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I get really restless when I haven't worked for a day and a half. I have a recurring dream that people are lined up next to my bed, waiting for autographs and taking pictures of me!

By : Taylor Swift

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When I did the record, I was coming off a time when my contract had been sold and the music industry had changed a lot. I didn't understand how to make records for big labels. I was waiting for a new kind of record label to emerge.

By : Matthew Sweet

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You sit there waiting for the RED LIGHT to go on. You could be sitting there for five minutes, waiting, while the producer talks to the engineer. Then the light goes on you know that you mustn't make a mistake for at least 4 minutes.

By : Jim Sullivan

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I love going to the set every day, because Noah Wylie will be there waiting.

By : Sherry Stringfield

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My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.

By : Tom Stoppard

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I tried for modelling work but it was a bit slow and that's when I took a part-time job at McDonalds. It gave me income while I was waiting for my big break and at the very least I could eat.

By : Sharon Stone

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The essence of a government health care system - for people who have never lived under it and don't know - is waiting, waiting, waiting. You wait for everything. You wait for years for operations that are routine in America.

By : Mark Steyn

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I don't know if it has set in or not. Honestly, it's crazy. It's such an amazing honor. I remember thinking back to being in my room waiting for the call to see if I got the part. It's like winning the lottery. I'm proud to be a member of such an amazing cast - that's the best award of all.

By : Hailee Steinfeld

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What is important is not what someone is but what he is waiting for. Not the events of life but its possibilities.

By : Dorothee Solle

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