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Obviously, having your peers‘ respect is everything. I learned that a long time ago: that some people see you one way, some people see you another way, but having your peers’ respect is what’s really important.
We need somebody ready to be commander-in-chief on day one, who understands there are no moderates in Iran; they’ve been killed a long time ago.
The minimum wage is something that F.D.R. put in place a long time ago during the Great Depression. I don’t think it worked then. It didn’t solve any problems then and it hasn’t solved any problems in 50 years.
I gave up my struggle with perfection a long time ago. That is a concept I don’t find very interesting anymore. Everyone just wants to look good in the photographs. I think that is where some of the pressure comes from. Be happy. Be yourself, the day is about a lot more.
I come from a pretty tough background and I learned a long time ago not to be bothered.
A long time ago, my grandfather used to play blackjack with me, when I was very small, and I quite enjoyed that.
I’m in my mid-40s now, and I came out in 11th grade, so I must have been 17. So that’s quite a long time ago, and the temperature and the culture was different.
A very long time ago, I accepted that travel is just a necessary evil, and unlike many things in my life, I decided going with the flow would make it less painful.
It makes me very sad. Everyone’s afraid of each other – Jews are afraid of Palestinians, Palestinians are afraid of Jews. Everywhere I see fear, not understanding. Reason went out of the window a long time ago.
Texas should have been leading the way on constitutional carry a long time ago. Ultimately, I’d like to see all 50 states have constitutional carry.
I was reading an article with Stevie Ray Vaughan a long time ago, and the number ‘1959’ stuck out to me for some reason. So I started searching those out as the band got more popular and I could actually afford one. And I found this one in Los Angeles. That’s what introduced me to the whole world of 1959s.
Growing up, I decided, a long time ago, I wouldn’t accept any manmade differences between human beings, differences made at somebody else’s insistence or someone else’s whim or convenience.
As an engineer, I learned that a long time ago: you don’t want to get into a rational discussion about irrational subjects.
Between Trump‘s election and Brexit, there were all sorts of opinions coming out of the woodwork that I thought had died out a long time ago. I was like, ‘What’s the point?’ All we do is bad things. The history of humanity is the history of people exploiting each other.
I learned a long time ago that some people would rather die than forgive. It’s a strange truth, but forgiveness is a painful and difficult process.
My mom told me a long time ago, ‘Never get in a fight with a lady.’
I learned a long time ago through my dad that you shouldn’t really compare yourself to others – just because that hampers how good you can be.
I made the decision a long time ago that I had an obligation to my children that I happily fulfilled.
I am not going to eat something that I have been told is not good for my system, and I do what I can to eat energy food, such as lean meats, whole grains, and lots of fruit and vegetables. Without this daily habit, my body would have given up a long time ago. There is no magic pill, no magic drink, no magic food.
I’d like my grandchildren to be able to see that their grandmother stood up for something, a long time ago.
Maradona is Maradona, that’s indisputable, but he doesn’t play anymore. He stopped playing a long time ago.
It’s so liberating to play a song in front of 50,000 people that you’ve never played before. Not something you played a long time ago and have forgotten: Never. Played. Before. There’s something magical about it.
We have learned a long time ago that one cannot compromise with terrorists.
I learned a long time ago: You’re in the entertainment business. You’re not in the reality business. One has absolutely nothing to do with the other.
I stopped predicting the future a long time ago.
I think it goes back to me being a recording mixer and engineer. Because of all the technology now you can make music yourself and a lot of people are doing that now. I started out doing that a long time ago and I found when I did that I came up with a unique sound.
My wife and I made a pact a long time ago we really don’t give gifts on holidays. We figure if it’s coming from the same bank account, why not take each other out for the day shopping or whatever.
I don’t invest in the stock market. I did it a long, long time ago when I was really young, and I got involved in all the investigations and all the prosecutions, and I felt it was better if I didn’t make individual investments. So I’m invested in funds, but not in individual – not in individual stocks.
Movies like ‘Westworld’ used ideas I’d thought of a long time ago.
I’ve always been interested in the office. I was a secretary a long time ago, and I’ve always been into paperwork. My first secretarial job was 1965 or 1966.
I have a film I want to direct. Gena Rowlands was going to do it with me a long time ago. It’s about an older woman who’s running a ranch in the west the old fashioned way.
A long time ago, I became aware that many of us have a tendency to lump nature into simplistic categories, such as what we consider beautiful or ugly, important or unimportant. As human a thing as that is to do, I think it often leads us to misunderstand the respective roles of life forms and their interconnectedness.
I learned a long time ago to be honest when I’m talking to other artists. Up-and-coming artists used to come and say something, they would have a demo reel, and I would try to tell them the truth. I don’t go up and say something unless I really feel it.
I’m very much over my hair. If it was up to me I’d have cut it a long time ago.
I’m going to be looking forward, asked to be judged on my record, not taken back as has been the – in a sense, the tendency throughout politics in Northern Ireland, is to always look back, always look at what was said a long time ago, instead of looking forward.
Our past is who we are, and death is one of our experiences. I lost my husband a long time ago, but it’s always yesterday.
I decided a long time ago that protecting our Second Amendment means doing so across the board, no exceptions.
I’ll never, ever be full. I’ll always be hungry. Obviously, I’m not talking about food. Growing up, I had nothing for such a long time. Someone told me a long time ago, and I’ve never forgotten it, ‘Once you’ve ever been hungry, really, really hungry, then you’ll never, ever be full.’
I said in court a long time ago that I didn’t see that the Soviet Union was significantly helped by the information I gave them, nor that the United States was significantly harmed.
I like George Gervin a lot, even as a guy that played a long time ago.
There was one film that I really wanted. This was a long time ago; it was a film called ‘Fracture.’ Ryan Gosling ended up doing it with Anthony Hopkins. It wasn’t a giant box-office success, but I really enjoyed the script, and I enjoyed the character. I got pretty close and was kind of disappointed it didn’t go my way.
Kevin Systrom of Instagram used to work for us as a consultant in the early days of Mint. I knew him a long time ago. Maybe I could have gotten in there. But with photo sharing, I don’t know if there’s an obvious business model. I don’t think there’s a competitive, sustainable advantage.
I gave up a long time ago trying to figure out what will happen in an acting career.
I remembered a long time ago, Kit Williams hid a golden hare somewhere in Britain and wrote a book which was layered with clues about where the it was. This really fired my imagination, I read the book and it was way too cryptic for me to understand, but it seemed to fascinated people – it even got on the news.
I’ve never been willing to lie about my age. Why on earth would I want to tell people I’m 35, which I’m not, and have them say, ‘Oh that’s nice,’ when I could tell them I’m 47, which I am, and have them look at me and go, ‘Whoa!’. I’m not afraid of aging. I stopped being afraid of life a long time ago.
I learned a long time ago that advice is a quick trip to nowhere. It’s the commitment that only you can make in yourself, the responsibility to assume control of yourself.
I learned a long time ago that no one wants to hear excuses.
The Founding Fathers are not just some people that happened to get mad a long time ago and want their freedom. They were special people in addition to what their natural yearnings were.
Sustaining a narrative in sentences and paragraphs is very different from songwriting. But the dedication to the craft and just the endurance that it takes, you know, to stick with it and believe you can pull it out and make it real and finish it, I learned that a long time ago writing songs.
Granddad taught me a long time ago, act like you’ve been there before.
The struggle goes on. The victory is in the struggle, for me. And I accepted that a long time ago.
I’ve been wearing Zegna for a while. It started a long, long time ago, my rookie year.
Oh, I did stop smoking a long time ago.
It could be seen as narcissistic to have your own museum, but for me, it’s such a long time ago – I have perspective. That young man in the funny clothes – he’s almost a stranger, so I can tell his story.
It was a long time ago: ‘Angela’s Ashes‘ by Frank McCourt. It was a great story that was lasting, and I loved it so much. I also love Nora Ephron. I gobble up everything she writes. Also, I love Anthony Bourdain, very irreverent and funny.
I think it’s very touching to see young people interested in what we did a long time ago. They don’t say, ‘Well, I saw this old film with you.’ They say: ‘I saw this wonderful film. I really love it.’
I learned a long time ago with guitars and amps or anything else, whatever band I’m in, I’m just going to sound like me anyway, so I just stay true to that.
I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago.
I came to terms with not fitting in a long time ago. I never really fitted in. I don’t want to fit in. And now people are buying into that.
I worked with Lukas Haas a long time ago, when he was younger, and he was wonderful.
As a property developer, I learned a long time ago to choose your battles wisely and that, unfortunately, compromise is a given.
I gave up hunting a long time ago.
Actors are sellers, and I figured out a long time ago that if you wanted to work a lot, you had to be on the buying side.
I decided a long time ago to be myself and not worry too much about cultivating some kind of personality that didn’t feel natural or true to who I am.
You can still make music that people love, but there won’t be more innovation. I started listening to electronic music a long time ago. But mostly I listen to rap. I think rap is the most interesting.
I learned a long time ago that reality was much weirder than anyone’s imagination.
I can’t control what people think of me, and I stopped really caring a long time ago.
I’m a businesswoman. You know, I have other investments too, real estate. A long time ago, I would buy a house and flip it. But now everybody does that, so I don’t do that anymore because there’s no houses out there to buy.
I just made a decision a long time ago: I’m not going to be defined by a scoreboard.
I have always been very into pagan hairstyles. If I were alive a long time ago, I would probably have been burned at the stake.
I gave up on my looks a long time ago.
If I hadn’t had the rugby field to get rid of my aggression I would have been locked up a long time ago.
One thing I learned a long time ago as a prosecutor is that it’s tough to get people to obey a law if there is not penalty for breaking it.
If you look back historically, admittedly a long time ago, there were three Afghan wars in which Britain didn’t even come a good second. In more recent years the Russians were there with 120,000 men for ten years.
I was working for a chef a long time ago who told me to not skip steps or be in a hurry. Success in a kitchen is more like a marathon and less like a sprint. Rising up the ranks too quickly isn’t necessarily a good thing. This advice was from a guy who was sorry he had done that and didn’t want me to do the same.
A long time ago, when Korea was having a hard time, the Philippines came to Korea and helped the Korean people. We’re very thankful, as a country.
The whole business of getting famous was good fun, but it was a long time ago.
I have no preconceived ideas; I gave that up a long time ago… The only thing we can do as musicians is make an album we like, and an album that we consider to be incredibly good.
A long time ago, I watched President Reagan repeat a few simple points about the benefits for everyone of lower taxes, light regulations, and limited government. Successful policies are sold by repetition, not unrelated tangents.
I found out a long time ago that if I indulged by stuffing my face with great food, lying about reading books and watching TV or talking on the phone, I was not a happy camper.
If I went by all the rejection I’ve had in my career, I should have given up a long time ago.
I decided a long time ago that I didn’t have to be talented. I just had to be persistent.
You know, I started in movies a long time ago, and once in awhile I’m taken aback. Sometimes one of my things will come on – they use my things as background music all the time, in somebody else’s arrangements and It catches my ear.