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Hours Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Hours

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Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

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If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

I want to have children, but my friends scare me.
One of my friends told me she was in labor for 36 hours.
I don't even want to do anything that feels good for 36 hours.
- Rita Rudner

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If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams
and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined,
you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens
to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson


 

Anything that costs you more hours of effort or worry
than it brings you hours of enjoyment
is a candidate for downsizing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually
get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
- Robert Frost

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may
become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
- Mary Wilson Little

All endeavor calls for the ability
to tramp the last mile,
shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil.
The fight to the finish spirit is the one...
characteristic we must posses
if we are to face the future as finishers.
- Henry David Thoreau

Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
- Ambrose Bierce

Remember, God provides the best camouflage several hours out of every 24.
- David M. Shoup

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden,
a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it.
You and you alone make me feel that I am alive.
Other men it is said have seen angels,
but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
- George Edward Moore

Cloud Animals: Be a Child Again.
I remember warm summer afternoons,
laying in the shade of a maple tree in the back yard
of my Connecticut home watching the clouds for hours.
As those clouds formed dragons and foxes, clowns and angels,
I traveled across space and time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring,
perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate,
simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all
things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
- Lord Chesterfield

When we lose one we love,
our bitterest tears are called forth
by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work.
He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours;
he can't make love for eight hours.
The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.
- William Faulkner

You do show after show after show and get them done and on the air.
Television devours material.
We work a minimum of 12, 14 hours, and often 15,
18 hours a day.
- Parker Stevenson

The 1,000 tasting portions were to be served over a period of six hours,
starting at noon, so we would have to prep those another way,
to keep them as fresh as possible.
- Rocco DiSpirito

I longed to fly.
I was paid in flying lessons and, by the time I was 13,
I'd logged 100 hours at the controls.
- Kent McCord

It is a lot cheaper to spend eight hours in a rehearsal
hall than in a recording studio.
- Jim Messina

There never seems to be enough hours in the day.
At the moment I have no time to make new music because
I've been doing so much promotion for this new single.
- Jamelia

I trained 8 hours a day 7 seven days a week and I had 2 weeks off in a year.
- Julie Benz

I like the fact you can spend two hours setting up
a scene that will only last a couple of seconds.
And I like just sitting around and dozing between scenes!
- Mackenzie Crook

I have the life of Riley.
I take my kids to school, do a bit of work in the afternoon,
pick my kids up, microwave a meal, hang out with my kids,
and work for a couple of hours.
- Sheena Easton

I am invariably late for appointments -
sometimes as much as two hours.
I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong,
and too pleasing.
- Marilyn Monroe

I wrote for nearly six hours.
When I stopped, the dark mood, as if by magic,
had folded its cloak and gone away.
- Zane Grey

It is three and a half hours long, four characters
wide and a cesspool deep.
- John Jay Chapman

Yet the home courses are where you spend dozens to
hundreds of hours a year.
You must choose them well.
- Joe Henderson

Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours.
- Gioachino Rossini

I wrote a lot in study hall to while away the hours.
- James Welch

After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor,
they suggest more improvement sand again,
this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months.
- Margaret Haddix

It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people.
The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed
to enjoy the waking hours much more.
- Woody Allen

A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry;
once he's satisfied,
the predator and prey live peacefully together.
- Chuck Jones

Office hours are from 12 to 1 with an hour off for lunch.
- George S. Kaufman

When you work you are a flute through whose heart the
whispering of the hours turns to music.
Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent,
when all else sings together in unison?
- Khalil Gibran

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
He will put some things behind, will pass an invisible boundary;
new, universal, and more liberal laws
will begin to establish themselves around and within him;
or the old laws be expanded, and interpreted in his favor
in a more liberal sense,
and he will live with the license of a higher order of beings.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have wasted my hours.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I'd have to say that, in general, models take themselves too seriously.
Basically, they are genetic freaks who spend a couple
of hours in hair and makeup.
- Rebecca Romijn

The soldiers' last meal is generally served out about
five o'clock in the afternoon,
sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours
intervenes between then and breakfast.
- Patrick MacGill

So when I was told to work, ten, twelve hours a day as an assistant pro,
I didn't complain.
It was normal.
- Bernhard Langer

That was my childhood.
I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating
for hours in the morning and hours in the evening,
and going once a day to beg for food.
- Satish Kumar

Then I think the sense of it being one community breaks down;
but if you know instantly and respond within twenty-four hours,
it's a very different sort of situation.
- Peter Singer

We Americans are the best informed people on earth
as to the events of the last twenty-four hours;
we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries.
- Will Durant

The odd thing is, I don't consider what I do work,
because it's what I love.
But it is also an enormous amount of pressure,
and you have to work an enormous amount of hours.
- Maria Menounos

His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours.
- Arthur Baer

Just because I'm talking about something that might
have been a sad or painful situation doesn't mean that
I'm sad or tortured 24 hours a day any more than anybody else is.
- Lucinda Williams

To wait for hours to buy a train ticket or to see a
doctor is accepted as a normal way of doing things.
Privacy is not a great preoccupation,
and this is a very crowded country.
- Nancy Travis

All our sweetest hours fly fastest.
- Virgil

You get three hours' sleep and then you start all over again.
Relentless.
Pre-production was almost harder than filming.
I was all over the city every day.
It was really exhausting.
- Ed Harris

I listen to jazz about three hours a day.
I love Louis Armstrong.
- Philip Levine

As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one
fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in
a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon.
- Rudolf Arnheim

What we now call school training, the pursuit of fixed
studies at stated hours under the constant guidance of a teacher,
I could scarcely be said to have enjoyed.
- Simon Newcomb

I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.
- Hunter S. Thompson

You guys are the best.
I'll see you in a couple of hours.
I haven't seen another human being in 13 hours and
I'm running out of bottles for my urine.
Later guys!
- Chris Kattan

You know, it's been proven that 35 to 40 hours a year
with one-on-one attention,
a student can get one grade level higher.
- Dave Eggers

I had to spend countless hours, above and beyond the basic time,
to try and perfect the fundamentals.
- Julius Erving

Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four
hours and too little on the last six thousand years.
- Will Durant

I would rather do movies because I'm very lazy and
the hours are much easier.
- Michael Vartan

I was up until all hours of the night,
listening to stories, meeting great old comedians.
- Joely Fisher

I spent two months on the first draft,
working 8 hours a day, five days a week.
- George Stephen

I train for one-and-a-half hours every day in order
to keep my energy level high.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

How sick one gets of being "good," how much I should
respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone
wretched for twenty-four hours;
embody selfishness.
- Alice James

I should be proud to have my memory graced,
but only if the monument be placed...
here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before
the implacable iron bars.
- Anna Akhmatova

If you are you, 24 hours a day, then you do not have
to remember who you are supposed to be in different situations -
something that I imagine could be troublesome.
- Bill Dixon

I keep very weird hours.
I never know when I'm going to get an idea.
- Sergio Aragones

To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender,
and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours,
imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds.
- Gore Vidal

Being a lawyer in New York sucks because you're working eighty,
sometimes a hundred hours a week.
- David Steinberg


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