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As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
There was interest from a lot of clubs, not just Manchester United, but as soon as I knew Liverpool were interested, I just felt it was the right club with the right coach. It was right for me to come here.
Whenever I score for Manchester City, my mother calls me. As soon as the ball hits the back of the net, the phone rings. It doesn’t matter if she’s back home in Brazil or if she’s in the stadium watching me. She calls me every time. So I run to the corner flag, and I put my hand to my ear, and I say, ‘Alo Mae!’
You play one game after another, meet new people every day, and travel a lot. That is why I try to disconnect and relax as soon as I get some time off.
I have warned many times about the guaranteed dangers of betting with your heart instead of your head – big darkness, soon come – but every once in a while you get a fair chance to have it both ways, and the annual NCAA basketball Tournament is one of them.
When people get married because they think it’s a long-time love affair, they’ll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
I am an engineer, not just an architect, so I’ve always been motivated by technique or technology. As soon as technology moves just a little bit, it changes architecture.
The institution of marriage works better when there’s a spiritual connection. If you’re marrying just for the sake of the woman, then you may lose interest in each other very soon. When we marry in the interest of the Holy Spirit with the intention of serving God and humanity, then it gives a much larger perspective.
As soon as I started writing Julia, by which I mean while writing its first sentence, I felt a sudden, reassuring charge of excitement. I knew it was going to work.
I’ve read every one of Donald Goines’ books. So as soon as I heard there was an opportunity for one of his novels to be turned into a movie, I jumped at the opportunity.
You should just enjoy it, but as soon as you decide that it is going to be your career, no matter whether you want to be a doctor or an architect or anything else, you need to work 5 hours a day.
An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.
I must be informed, that one of my great duties was, to obey the priests in all things; and this I soon learnt, to my utter astonishment and horror, was to live in the practice of criminal intercourse with them.
Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there isn’t a God.
Human beings are attracted to novelty: to probe the ‘adjacent possible.’ We didn’t stay in the caves. We didn’t stay on the planet, and soon we won’t stay within the limitations of our biology. We move forward. We transcend our limits. We go to the moon, and we create the Internet.
My mother put me on birth control as soon as I told her I wanted to go on it. I was 16. I was very young.
I am really interested in eccentric minds. It’s rather like being fascinated by how cars work. It’s really boring if your car works all the time. But as soon as something happens, you get the bonnet up. If someone has an abnormal or dysfunctional state of mind, you get the bonnet up.
As soon as I hear music, something in me starts to vibrate.
What is beautiful is good, and who is good will soon be beautiful.
At the very beginning of my creative life I loved humanity. I wanted to do something good for mankind. Soon I understood that it isn’t possible to save mankind.
I couldn’t say no to jobs and I couldn’t say no to drugs. I’d get high from a movie, I’d be somebody else because I didn’t particularly like me, so long as I had a script in my hand, I was okay. As soon as the movie was over, I didn’t know what to do.
I decided to do advertising, as ad films were made in only 10 days, and started assisting Sanjeev Sharma and Mansoor Khan. Surprisingly, I was a whiz kid and soon learnt to edit films and became an expert at it.
As soon as I finish one thing, there’s always something else on the horizon I want to do. I don’t have any intention of retiring from anything.
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.
American Idol, I love. I think it’s a passing fancy but not passing so soon.
It’s tempting to engage in anti-gun polemics and hope that popular opinion will dramatically shift, but it is also likely a mistake. The smarter course for those who want stronger federal gun-control laws anytime soon is legislative stewardship and compromise.
I kind of have a happy magnet. I can’t stand being depressed, so I work my ass off to get out of it as soon as possible.
I think that when you’re making your way up in the music industry, you have all these heroes and the reasons why they are your heroes. As soon as you get into the industry, your guidelines change a little bit. For me, my heroes now are great people first and great artists second.
Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.
Too late for fruit, too soon for flowers.
As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively established the equal rate of profit, that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations of the capitalists in the investment of capital in newly-created branches of production.
I grew up in the countryside in the middle of nowhere in England and got out as soon as I could!
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble.
Right now we’re working on finishing up Pirates! for the Xbox, we’re developing Civilization IV and we’ve got a couple other games in development that we’ll tell you about soon.
I don’t take for granted all the blessings that I have, and as soon as I heard about Computers for Youth, I really wanted to be involved. Anyone who knows me knows how much time I spend on computers. I’m a computer addict. Every young person deserves to have a computer in his or her home.
The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days – an average of two hundred miles a day. But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time.
I started chess around the age of seven. I was inspired by the game, but soon legends like Kasparov, Karpov, Fischer, Anand and many other world champions captivated me.
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
What happens with a lot of leaders is that their leadership style is like ADD; they are all over the place with different ideas. They could be driving one idea forward but then move on to something else too soon.
I never enjoyed being the star-man because as soon as you become the focal point of the team, you assume an extra burden of responsibility.
Man weeps to think that he will die so soon; woman, that she was born so long ago.
As soon as you get over caring what people think, you can have a nice time.
Actually ‘Soon’ has more than the Left Behind series, but I really believe less is more.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for my first passion which was the motorcycle, and in spite of the danger it could represent, they encouraged me.
Our students learn more in 30 days than one could learn in 30 years without our training. To really maximize your potential as an umpire, you need to get a solid foundation as soon as you can.
As soon as my trial was over, we tried to use the energy that had developed around my case to create another organization, which we called the National Alliance against Racist and Political Repression.
We have fear as soon as we are born, we are born into a state of physical helplessness.
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
I was going to be a concert pianist, and when I was in high school, my parents were scared to death that I would focus too much on that too soon. And that I’d end up in some sort of dead end, and not fulfilling whatever potential they thought I had.
I like to employ a form of repetition, in which the same elements recur but in different and unexpected ways. rather than being discarded as soon as they are understood or passed over.
Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
People who are given whatever they want soon develop a sense of entitlement and rapidly lose their sense of proportion.
Television won’t be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.
I want to assure your excellency that I am occupying myself permanently and jointly with my team to achieve a solution as soon as possible to this crisis, the principal objective being the safeguarding of the health and life of those who are inside.
There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
Americans do not want to think that there is an alternative to what we have. Therefore, as soon as you say ‘fascism‘ or whatever it might be, then the American response is to say ‘no’ because we lack the categories that allow us to think outside of the box that we are no longer in.
I think you tend to try, during the time you’ve got off, to forget about the film. It was such a total world. I mean, the sets were claustrophobic, and as soon as you were on there, you were right back into it.
When President Obama entered the White House, the economy was in a free-fall. The auto industry: on its back. The banks: frozen up. More than three million Americans had already lost their jobs. And America’s bravest, our men and women in uniform, were fighting what would soon be the longest wars in our history.
Roy was just another bureaucrat to me, but I realized very soon that without Roy this thing would have died.
Nowadays, most educated people would just as soon stay home and watch ‘Breaking Bad‘ as shell out a hundred bucks to see a Broadway play – assuming that there are any plays on Broadway worth seeing, which long ago ceased to be a safe bet.
I soon found law school an unmitigated bore.
Many novice real estate investors soon quit the profession and invest in a well-diversified portfolio of bonds. That’s because, when you invest in real estate, you often see a side of humanity that stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and saving money shelter you from.
Before every show, I would call my mother and say, ‘Mummy, I don’t know how I will sing today.’ But that would change as soon as I went on stage and would merge with my music. She is my best ally, and I don’t want to lose her. Nobody other than her would be concerned if I had eaten or had oiled my hair. She is my queen.
I was stuck with looking like a girl. As soon as I got out of music it was straight off to the hairdressers.
I never had anything against Arsenal, but when I joined Spurs I tried to learn about the club’s traditions and I soon found out about the magnitude of the match.
A fool and his money are soon elected.
Many times, we miss out on God’s best because we give up too soon. We don’t realize how close we are to victory.
When you do a show five days a week and one night a week, the way I was doing, you use up so much music every day that pretty soon you find yourself hustling for material.
A man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.
I wrote music as soon as I knew notation.
And so, I was not a military test pilot, but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying scientists and people who were not military test pilots, that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.
He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn’t really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going.
If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.
I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint.
I haven’t accomplished everything that I want to yet in my career, that’s why I’m still playing. I just know that I still have something left inside of me to accomplish, and I don’t know exactly what that is. Hopefully, I’ll know one day soon.
Terrorism is escalating to the point that Americans soon may have to choose between civil liberties and more intrusive means of protection.
It’s important not to make Spider-Man masculine because he’s a kid. As soon as you make him masculine, it’s harder to relate to him if you are younger and are in high school. I definitely was not masculine in high school.
Hasten slowly and ye shall soon arrive.
It doesn’t matter how tired I am; I will always still be happy. As soon as you go onstage, you get adrenaline. You hear the crowd: they’re screaming your name. They have posters. The energy gives you energy.
Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt.
We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations of the world are witness, to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government by India as soon as hostilities are over. I repeat that that is beyond doubt.
When you’re hiding behind a character all the time, as soon as you have to be yourself, you feel kind of terrified.
Once I turned pro, I was like,’ OK, this is not fun and games now. This is me. I’m going to come, and I work on karma. I’m not going to go after somebody if I don’t have a reason behind it, so as soon as there is some sort of a reason for me to do something that I need to do, then I’ll do it.’
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony, Texans first established a provisional government in 1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after.
Look, we are a rock group. But you should see all those things in perspective. People tend to blow up everything into ridiculous proportions. And then the fun is gone real soon.
I’d just as soon play tennis with the net down.
Soon after I returned to private practice, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger called me one day.
As soon as I put on gloves, I knew. I felt heart and determination. It’s in you, not on you. I just loved to fight and I knew that it was going to take me where I needed to go. I never had any doubt.
We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last.
I hope that soon after the next election, amongst them they will have decided, settled, and the leader will be ready to take over from me.
As soon as I realized you could be funny as a job, that was the job I wanted.
The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization than to what they’re organized for.
Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk. Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails, and we’ll be starting that very soon.
You can get through your whole day only around people who will tell you that you’re wonderful. But pretty soon they’re going to have to be lying about that.
Only the really plain people know about love – the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.
As soon as you become complacent your show gets canceled.
Work all paled into the background as soon as I had a baby.
I’ll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival. As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing, which made us look at each other with some surprise.
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
I’m working on a screenplay right now for the BBC, but I hope to have the decks cleared soon so I can get into the studio with my pals and put down some more tracks, try to get a strong dance single together.
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
There’s one more terrifying fact about old people: I’m going to be one soon.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
As soon as it was clear, in Copenhagen in 2009, that the Senate was blocking Obama from introducing meaningful climate legislation, the push was for him to use executive authority, use the EPA, use the tool of federal leases, and there was just a refusal to do it.
When I was a kid, I hated everything. I was really skinny, and I’d have a milkshake with an egg in it. Growing up, I ate, like, five different foods. I was not an adventurous eater. But as soon as I left home, that all changed and from that point on, I’ve been a pretty enthusiastic eater of new and strange food.
As soon as I get on my boat, something inside me changes. Then I really feel what living is.
Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.
It’s funny that as soon as I retired from international football, Italy won the World Cup.
I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.
I’m blown away by the graphical detail of today’s games. I can’t imagine that it’s going to get any better, but it’s just going to continually progress and soon we’ll be living in that world.
The entire island knows our father, Fred Hemmings, Jr. – kids, adults, surfers, the governor, grocery clerks, gang members who call our house at night and threaten to kill us as soon as they get out of jail. Fred was a world-champion surfer and is now a well-known, controversial politician.
Soon, I’ll be like all the others. The time will come for all of us, but the ideas of the Cuban Communists will remain.
When locational information is collected, people should be given advance notice and a chance to opt out. Data should be erased as soon as its main purpose is met.
We’re heading towards a perception tipping point where it’s going to soon become a foregone conclusion that not only has Newark turned a corner, but it’s way down the right road.
The human race is fundamentally insane. If you put two of us into a room together, we’re soon gonna start figuring out good reasons to kill one another.
Every year, I have to spend another hour working out. Pretty soon I’ll be spending eight hours working out just to fit in the costume. I have the feeling that the minute I stop doing the character, boom, Roseanne Barr.
I have a 60-acre farm in North Carolina, and I have a tractor and a farmhouse. As soon as I groom the land, I want to put cabins around and have a place where people can write and hang out. It’ll be either that or an all-black nudist colony.
Ideas excite me, and as soon as I get excited, the adrenaline gets going and the next thing I know I’m borrowing energy from the ideas themselves.
It’s going to be over soon, so I don’t really have time to get busy.
It was a terrible blow that was dealt when I was fired from ‘Saturday Night Live‘, but I have to say that a few doors opened right away. Movie roles started to roll in, and pretty soon, I was over it.
I soon discovered, after I became chairman of the NEH, that, for a number of academics, the truth was not merely irrelevant – it no longer existed.
I don’t want the World Dream Orchestra to be like a dessert whose taste is instantly forgotten as soon as you leave the restaurant.
It will soon be 25 years from the date of publication of my first research work. That the scientific aspirations kindled by that early work did not suffer extinction has been due entirely to the opportunities provided for me by the great city of Calcutta.
As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scene.
I turned my attention for a while to gamma ray astronomy and soon began the first in a continous series of experiments at the Savannah River site to study the properties of the neutrino.
The sudden death of the leading man will cause change, making another man leader. Soon, but too late, the young man will attain high office. By land and sea, he will be feared.
I just want to say to women, ‘Be yourself – it’s the inner beauty that counts. You are your own best friend, the key to your own happiness, and as soon as you understand that – and it takes a few heartbreaks – you can be happy.’
I’ve been working professionally as an actor since I was 20. That’s going to be 25 years soon. So, that’s a veteran. That’s a big-time veteran. I’ve had some great successes, and I’ve had some not-successes.
I got a job as soon as I could – 11 or 12. I started babysitting and then I got a part-time job at a pharmacy in England. I just remember loving the feeling of going out and buying my own clothes! I’d go bargain-hunting and get secondhand vintage stuff.
My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as soon as possible.
Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another. I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read, let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very, very, very boring books.
It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
I was put in the Air Corps. I was never educated to serve in the military, but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me.
That which prematurely arrives at perfection soon perishes.
You have to make sure you know why you are going to war and then use decisive force to end it as soon as possible.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
The proletariat uses the State not in the interests of freedom but in order to hold down its adversaries, and as soon as it becomes possible to speak of freedom the State as such ceases to exist.
As soon as a job finishes, I am done with it. When I’m really, really enjoying the job, I love the job, I want it to end because it’s supposed to.
Simply by starting to cook again, you declare your independence from the culture of fast food. As soon as you cook, you start thinking about ingredients. You start thinking about plants and animals and not the microwave. And you will find that your diet, just by that one simple act, that is greatly improved.
I thought I knew everything when I came to Rome, but I soon found I had everything to learn.
This illness made it impossible for me to give my best effort to our audience, but now that it’s been identified, I’m looking forward to a complete, quick recovery and to get back out there with John as soon as possible.
Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
Those were the days, you know. It’s an English thing; as soon as it’s gets to 6 pm, you have to go and have a drink. We used to stick to that religiously.
I never felt like I belonged in Minnesota when I was growing up there. That’s why I was out the door as soon as I turned 18.
I soon became convinced… that all the theorizing would be empty brain exercise and therefore a waste of time unless one first ascertained what the population of the universe really consists of.
Industry entirely left to itself, would soon fall to ruin, and a nation letting everything alone would commit suicide.
Robert Fripp and I will be recording another LP very soon. It should be even more monotonous than the first one!
As soon as you start writing about how human beings interact with each other socially, you’re into politics, aren’t you?
Anyone who goes to space tried to look at his own country first, but soon it appears that there is no boundary between the countries and the entire world is one family where our destinies are integrated.
Everybody has those stories that make them wince when they think about them silently. But as soon as you tell that story, it becomes a little bit less cringe-inducing.
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
I got a script sent to me at this office and I got a call from a woman – Universal’s doing a snowboarding movie. I’m not in it yet, but I’m supposed to meet with the director in New York soon. I’m waiting to hear back from them.
One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition.
It’s easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out-of-date.
If I had children, as soon as I have them, I’m teaching them everything I know. I don’t want to feed you fairytales. Fairytales are nice. But they come to an end, and then you have to face reality.
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
The world is moving, and a company that contents itself with present accomplishments soon falls behind.
Starting off, all options are always open, but as soon as you choose something, you inevitably limit yourself. If you go for B, A is out.
As soon as I get home, all I want to eat is seafood.
The only time I’m not Hulk Hogan is when I’m behind closed doors because as soon as I walk out the front door, and somebody says hello to me, I can’t just say ‘hello’ like Terry. When they see me, they see the blond hair, the mustache, and the bald head, they instantly think Hulk Hogan.
Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don’t come into the world.
If you go too soon, you can come unstuck with 50m left when the guys are going past you.
Good merchandise, even hidden, soon finds buyers.
As soon as I became old enough to make my dreams my reality, I became a firm believer that the subconscious and the world outside of our flesh and blood is essentially the truth.
You will soon find that I am a bit obsessive about my work. And that is a little sad, one often feels strangely restricted, not finding time to simmer, although one actually has many interests.
I wish I was a prolific writing wondrous boy genius – I wish I was Stevie Wonder – but I wasn’t. I was me. I wrote terrible songs about girls I was head-over-heels about. As soon as a pretty girl looks at me, that’s it – I’m in love, and I should probably write a song about it!
Very near Auch, Lectoure, and Mirande, great fire will fall from the sky for three nights. A most stupendous and astonishing event will occur. Very soon afterwards, the earth will tremble.
As soon as I starting making YouTube videos, I received so much positive feedback from the online community and a demand for more content. As time went on, my filming schedule became more consistent, and it made sense to hire some help and upgrade my equipment.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me.
Apparently it’ll all settle down and they’ll forget about it soon.
I wish I could be like Shaw who once read a bad review of one of his plays, called the critic and said: ‘I have your review in front of me and soon it will be behind me.’
It seems ridiculous that you can be in one state with your driver’s license and buy a firearm, and then in the next state it is totally illegal. There are real problems to that, but as soon as you bring up the subject and say ‘gun control,’ it sets a red flag.
After ‘The Matrix,’ I cannot wear sunglasses. As soon as I put them on, people recognize me.
My feet ain’t got nothing to do with my nickname, but when folks get it in their heads that a feller’s got big feet, soon the feet start looking big.
They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills.
Yeah, I did some small parts in high school and the first year of college and then fairly soon thereafter I settled into the backstage scenery, and then at the University of Maryland I was doing posters for their productions.
Now Herod was an active man, and soon found proper materials for his active spirit to work upon.
My dad gave me my first bike at 16. I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks. I haven’t fallen since.
When I was 12, we began hosting exchange students from Norway, Sweden, Japan and Spain. I soon realized there was a whole world out there. I was determined to spend my sophomore year in high school abroad. My school taught only Spanish, but I wanted to go to France, and I did.
As soon as the groupie finds out that you make errors in everyday life like everybody else does and that you are human, they turn on you and hate you.
If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big.
I joined Khalsa College just opposite Don Bosco in class XI, but soon I quit studies and was sent to Bangkok by my father to learn martial arts, as that is the only place we could afford given that I would also work there to support my training.
From here it sounds great to say we’ll all get together soon, but all I know is this: you can call me fifty days or fifty years from now and I’ll be glad to see you.
As soon as I go into a dark subject, like discussing the people I’ve loved and lost, I off-road into absurdist comedy perversion. It’s both a means of protection and a kind of denial, a blessing and a curse. Wait, it’s not a blessing at all. I guess it would be a bad habit and a curse.
My roommate at Yale University introduced me to the auteur theory of filmmaking. I soon became a big fan of the works of John Ford, Kenji Mizoguchi, Ernst Lubitsch, and Stan Brakhage. I then decided to make my own films!
You play a part, and as soon as a movie is over and the camera stops, you go home and you’re not really responsible for what you’ve done.
Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.
Ever since the Industrial Revolution, investments in science and technology have proved to be reliable engines of economic growth. If homegrown interest in those fields is not regenerated soon, the comfortable lifestyle to which Americans have become accustomed will draw to a rapid close.
As soon as I step on that stage, nothing matters. I don’t think of it as work. It’s just so much fun.
Persons who are born too soon or born too late seldom achieve the eminence of those who are born at the right time.
I wasted a lot of years working on my writing and very grandly saying, ‘And now… My Novel!,’ which would soon be reduced to a short story, then to a paragraph.
This is the first time in 10 years I don’t know what I’m doing next, and I’m rather enjoying it. Soon I’ll be climbing the walls no doubt, but right now, it’s not clear, I’m just enjoying the freedom.
I do remember that I was sitting in the make-up chair before the shoots for a commercial or film or other, and I thought: Sometime soon they are going to make a close-up of me and millions of people can see how many pimples I’ve got on my cheeks.
I hope somebody hits .400 soon. Then people can start pestering that guy with questions about the last guy to hit .400.
The fact that I’ve achieved this so soon is just a bonus, I guess. Everything from now on is a bonus for me.
Life as we know it, with all its ups and downs, will soon be over. We all will give an accounting to God of how we have lived.
One precedent creates another and they soon accumulate and constitute law. What yesterday was a fact, today is doctrine.
I’m not one of these guys who says, Now I’m on a really hot show, better quit soon before I get labeled. That’s the most ridiculous notion I’d ever heard.
Upon the subjects of which I have treated, I have spoken as I have thought. I may be wrong in regard to any or all of them; but, holding it a sound maxim that it is better only sometimes to be right than at all times to be wrong, so soon as I discover my opinions to be erroneous, I shall be ready to renounce them.
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal.
Our plan is to struggle against terrorism and have security for the country and help draft a democratic constitution as soon as possible.
I’ve considered going to lightweight. As soon as my trainer decides that I can go up, then I will.
An attempt to write nothing but characterization will soon bog down; I for one don’t want to have somebody tell me about someone else.
I say that I’ve never been late with a manuscript, but I don’t mean to be arrogant; it’s that I simply want to get it done as soon as possible so I can be set free.
As soon as I get into my house, I put on sweats and pyjamas.
A colour is a physical object as soon as we consider its dependence, for instance, upon its luminous source, upon other colours, upon temperatures, upon spaces, and so forth.
I hope to actually get back to painting someday… soon. I sort of transitioned into cartooning from painting.
Let’s be honest, I don’t think anyone ever wants to settle down in Hollywood – it’s a place you go to work. And once you’ve hit it, you get out of there as soon as you can. It’s definitely not a place you want to get married and have kids.
If you love your work, you’ll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you – like a fever.
There’s only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I’ll get married again.
Some young stars go a little too far too soon.
If China stood on an equal basis with other nations, she could compete freely with them in the economic field and be able to hold her own without failure. But as soon as foreign nations use political power as a shield for their economic designs, then China is at a loss how to resist or to compete successfully with them.
They don’t actually see the real world, where 95% of the people with HIV are not treated and are dying. And even though we have some blue sky now in our country, the sky could become cloudy again very soon.
As soon as you get a certain amount of attention, then everybody kinda wants to start taking pot shots at you. All your old friends that supported you don’t support you any more.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon.
I was a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University.
It’s very interesting how life imitates art, and art imitates life; I find, whenever I read scenes of some magnitude, I’m like, ‘Oh, I feel like I’ve experienced this,’ or ‘I am experiencing this,’ or ‘I might start to experience it soon.’
I am a Korean War veteran. I support our troops as much as anyone in this body, but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq as soon as it can be safely done.
I’ve been drawing as long as I can remember. I think all children draw as soon as they figure out the thumb and can grab crayons. The only difference with people like myself is that we never stopped drawing.
In times of peace, the war party insists on making preparation for war. As soon as prepared for, it insists on making war.
I’ve got a book coming out soon so I just must get some weight off.
As soon as I accomplish one goal, I replace it with another one. I try not to get too far ahead of myself. I just say to myself, ‘All right, well, I’d like to headline a tour,’ and then when I get there, we’ll see what my next goal is.
I soon gave up instruction for self-teaching.
Never give up, which is the lesson I learned from boxing. As soon as you learn to never give up, you have to learn the power and wisdom of unconditional surrender, and that one doesn’t cancel out the other; they just exist as contradictions. The wisdom of it comes as you get older.
If Nixon is not forced to turn over tapes of his conversations with the ring of men who were conversing on their violations of the law, then liberty will soon be dead in this nation.
I can never be safe; I always try and go against the grain. As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.
Soon after joining the Ministry of Health in Ethiopia, I was called upon as part of team to respond to a malaria outbreak. My team was dispatched to a village in southwestern Ethiopia, where I not only observed the malaria epidemic‘s shocking effects on adults and children but also experienced it first-hand.
As soon as television became the only secondary way in which films were watched, films had to adhere to a pretty linear system, whereby you can drift off for ten minutes and go and answer the phone and not really lose your place.
China will soon emit more greenhouse gases than America, but its regime knows if it caps aspirations there will be a revolution.
Perhaps we shall also have to hold in check other coloured peoples who will soon be in their certain prime, and thus preserve the world, which is the world of our blood, of our children and of our grandchildren.
I’d always been fascinated by death, which sounds so morbid. Especially being a woman trying to make music, I think there’s a sense that you’re never young enough, or your career is going to end soon.
People already have bionic arms and legs that work by the power of thought. And we increasingly outsource mental and communicative activities to computers. We are merging with our smartphones. Very soon, they will just be part of the body.
A liberal is a man who is right most of the time, but he’s right too soon.
By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint.
I do see myself going to LA. Not anytime soon.
I felt that working at an office from the early morning was impossible for me. Anyway, I wanted to be free from that lifestyle as soon as possible. I wanted to take it easy.
Of course, relative citation frequencies are no measure of relative importance. Who has not aspired to write a paper so fundamental that very soon it is known to everyone and cited by no one?
I had this instinct and I just knew it. It was a very strange thing and as soon as I finished recording it, we were all in the studio saying we have something really special here.
As soon as we step beyond the established boundaries of pure thermodynamic theory, we enter a trackless region confronting us with obstacles which even the most astute of us are almost at a loss to tackle.
The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.
Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you.
As soon as I started reading, I found myself drawn to fictional character’s homes as much as I was to the characters themselves.
As soon as I found out there was a school you could go to to become a WWE superstar, I was immediately hooked.
I wish to clarify that I have absolutely not made a decision regarding my participation in the next Olympics. On a personal level, playing in the Olympics would be a huge honour. However, the Games in Rio are still four years away and I certainly won’t be making any decisions with regards to participating any time soon.
Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.
We begin to die as soon as we are born, and the end is linked to the beginning.
Charm them with your presence as soon as they look at you.
As soon as you are a woman with an opinion, and they don’t like it, the haters will come out in full force.
As I was born to be unfortunate, my sun soon clouded.
I don’t like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while, but one soon tires of it.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals, everyone starts asking him about it.
You cannot catch a child’s spirit by running after it; you must stand still and for love it will soon itself return.
I’m continuing to produce and will start a new record soon, as well.
I have a statement on the Social Security. A lot of people approaching that age have either already retired on pensions or have made irreversible plans to retire very soon… I consider it a breach of faith to renege on that promise. It is a rotten thing to do.
Soon, I’m going to need help crossing the street.
I forget a book as soon as I finish writing it, which is not always a good thing.
Diabetes is a disease that’s had a deep impact on my family. My little brother has had type 1 diabetes since he was a baby and I have spent time learning about the disease and trying to bring attention to it so that one day soon we will reach a cure.
Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species, which, from one cause or another, perish either before, or soon after attaining maturity.
It’s a bit like some martial arts: if you’re behind somebody there’s not much they can do, if you’re in a certain position. So same thing with a fish, if you’re in the right position you’re okay. As soon as you get in the wrong position you can be in very real danger.
So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date.
I need time, but as soon as possible, we are going to try to create team spirit. That is the most important thing. After that, you can create tactics, but we have to create something special with ourselves.
My daughter is 15. None of her friends know who the hell Chris Rea is, but they know that song – as soon as it comes on, they start singing it. I’ve played with everyone from Status Quo to Talk Talk, but nothing impresses them as much as the fact that I play on ‘Driving Home for Christmas.’
If my soccer career were over, I would still come here because of the people. And despite the fact I’ve had to skip some school for National Team purposes, I am looking forward to holding that Carolina degree as soon as I can get my hands on it.
The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world.
Dad used to accompany me to the sets. Soon, he realized there is nothing to worry about and now I am on my own.
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.
I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
I need to become the undisputed heavyweight champion. As soon as I become, I will turn back and say, ‘Guys, thank you very much for your participation. Thanks everyone.’ I will thank the Lord, I will go to the ground and say farewell, and I will go home.
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.
We have been so successful in the past century at the art of living longer and staying alive that we have forgotten how to die. Too often we learn the hard way. As soon as the baby boomers pass pensionable age, their lesson will be harsher still.
Almost as soon as I went vegan, people started telling me that my skin looked great, and that I appeared younger, slimmer, and healthier. I’m convinced that of all the changes I’ve made to my lifestyle, it’s the adoption of a vegan diet that has been best for me – physically, mentally, and certainly spiritually.
Flowers heal me. Tulips make me happy. I keep myself surrounded by them as soon as they start coming to the island from Canada, and after that when they come from the fields in La Connor, not far from where I live.
Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
Growing up, we played sports nonstop. I mean every single day. As soon I got done with breakfast, I was ready to go.
We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We’re in a race against time, until we run out of money.
My mother told me once that she had her talk with God whenever she started a new sweater: ‘Please don’t take me in the middle of the sweater.’ And as soon as she finished knitting a sweater, and it was blocked and put together, she already had the wool to start the next sweater so that nothing bad would happen.
We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.
The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don’t enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like.
Three big assumptions proved wrong: one, that the Iraqi people would welcome us as liberators; two, that oil would soon pay for Iraqi’s rebuilding; and, three, that we have plenty of troops, weapons, and equipment for the postwar situation.
If your business is really easy to do, don’t gloat. You might be out of a job soon.
Now, the entire world community recognizes Georgia. We are members of the United Nations and the Council of Europe. Everything is being prepared so that we will soon enter the European Union.
If you ever have the good fortune to create a great advertising campaign, you will soon see another agency steal it. This is irritating, but don’t let it worry you; nobody has ever built a brand by imitating somebody else’s advertising.
In this atmosphere I soon became interested in nucleic acids.
And that’s how I wrote to NICAP, but then later, just very soon after that, like three weeks later, we started getting phone calls from government agents.
Hollywood, it has treated me so nicely, I am ready to faint! As soon as I see Hollywood, I love it.
Consider one possible future that could occur soon, where autonomous trucks travel highways with a human ‘monitor‘ in the cab who can assist with particularly challenging driving like navigating city centres and ensure goods are delivered safely.
Instant gratification is not soon enough.
I was read to as a small child, I read on my own as soon as I could, and I recall being more or less overwhelmed again and again – if not by what the books actually said, by what they suggested, what they helped me to imagine.
Often, I can scarcely hear any one speaking to me; the tones yes, but not the actual words; yet as soon as any one shouts, it is unbearable. What will come of all this, heaven only knows!
Our clothes are going to pieces fast. Send provisions as soon as possible.
The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.
Our people were very restive, saying that they could not sit under that notice, and that if the National Board did not call them out soon they would go out of themselves.
The human brain is a wonderful organ. It starts to work as soon as you are born and doesn’t stop until you get up to deliver a speech.
Democracy’s a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it’s no longer democracy, is it? It’s something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism.
One always dies too soon or too late. And yet, life is there, finished: the line is drawn, and it must all be added up. You are nothing other than your life.
I try to start drinking water as soon as my feet hit the floor in the morning.
We hope and we’ve made clear that the forces need to come out. It needs to be full and complete withdrawal. Our position is it needs to be done as soon as possible so that the elections can be free, fair and free of outside influence.
Those who set out to serve both God and Mammon soon discover that there is no God.
I was told once if I kept breaking things on my legs, that I wasn’t going to be able to walk soon, you know? I wanted to be a pro skateboarder, but it was too hard. I was trying, but it wasn’t going to happen.
As soon as I had seen Fay Wray and spoken with her for a few minutes, I knew I had found the right girl.
It was Max Perutz who inspired me to go into structural biology when he gave a lecture at Harvard in 1963. As soon as I heard him talk, I decided that this is what I want to do.
As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
I’m at that point in my life where I definitely want to get married soon. I’ve got my dogs as surrogates, but I’m ready for kids.
If you feel well and happy, your face will reflect this, but if you are down in the dumps and having a miserable time, your face will soon show this, too. In fact, you get the face you deserve by the time you’re forty, and one of the keys to looking and feeling younger is being active.
Without butterflies, the world would soon have few flowers. There is enough room in the sky for all flyers.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.
I took group lessons at a rink near my home. We first had to learn how to stand up on the ice wearing skates. Eventually we learned to move forward, but soon found out that it was not that easy to stop! So that was our next important lesson.
As soon as you reach a certain age, you’re thrown onto a kind of mental scrap heap.
Being right too soon is socially unacceptable.
Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
My parents know I was outgoing as a child, and whenever people came over, I’d automatically do impressions of them as soon as they left; it was my mom’s favorite thing. Yes, I grew up in Hollywood, but not in any rich neighborhood.
Most controversies would soon be ended, if those engaged in them would first accurately define their terms, and then adhere to their definitions.
As soon as my brain starts working on reading a book, my dreams get a little more exciting, and music comes a little more naturally for me.
There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.
I’d just as soon stay home and raise babies.
I’m absolutely strict about it. When I land, I put my watch right, and I don’t care what I feel like, I will go to bed at half past eleven. If that means going to bed early or late, that’s what I live by. As soon as you get there, live by that time.
I came into the world two months too soon, I was in such a hurry.
Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method.
As kids we didn’t complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it.
When I follow the finals of the European Cups, I look at all the aspects surrounding protocol, to get some ideas. I am interested in personalities, sponsors and the stands. But as soon as the whistle goes, it’s all on the pitch.
It’s funny how all of this has worked out – I wasn’t popular in high school, but now every drunken guy in the United States wants to be my pal. They all want to buy me a shot, and pretty soon I’m throwing up.
I’m just glad to be feeling better. I really thought I’d be seeing Elvis soon.
A fool and her money are soon courted.
We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past.
It is always best to settle all outstanding financial matters as soon as divorce proceedings are concluded.
‘Maya Nadhi’ came soon after ‘Njandu.’ I auditioned twice, before being chosen. The shoot is so much fun and is a big training ground for a debutante like me.
Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything’s different.
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
As soon as we can wrest from Nature the secret of the internal structure of the compounds produced by her, chemical science can then even surpass Nature by producing compounds as variations of the natural ones, which the living cell is unable to construct.
Actually I can’t imagine Nato troops on the ground and I think it’s also important to send that very clear message to the UN and other organisations right now so that appropriate plans can be in place in due time and the Gaddafi regime can collapse soon.
As soon as you go off the racing line you go through all the dust and then have to spend time cleaning up your tires.
Choose your companions from the best; Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill.
As soon as you know what you’re doing, you’re doing it wrong.
The probability of apocalypse soon cannot be realistically estimated, but it is surely too high for any sane person to contemplate with equanimity.
The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.
I’d just as soon not get into a discussion about Jane and her politics. I’d just as soon stick to what we’re here for, the picture.
Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You’ll realize this as soon as they’re born, and they start using sleep deprivation to break you.
It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership.
Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.
As soon as I get the chance, I’ll be back spouting nonsense on the microphone.
As soon as I hear a sound, it always suggests a mood to me.
If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake.
If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?
The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else.
Well, obviously, as soon as I’d finished the script I read a lot of books on Winston Churchill, and started to gain weight and really prepare emotionally, mentally and physically for the role.
I thought I was grounded. I thought from my kinda blue-collar outlook on life that I would call myself a grounded person. I was not. I was like a balloon flying around in the air. And as soon as our first child was born, boom – my feet came right down to the ground.
I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I’m not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I’ll know, and if I don’t, I hope somebody tells me.
Congratulations are in order for Woody Allen – he and Soon Yi have a brand new baby daughter. It’s all part of Woody’s plan to grow his own wives.
Bin Laden does reprehensible activities, and we should surely take care of that by killing him as soon as we can. But he’s not an irrational man. He’s a very worthy enemy. He’s an enemy to worry about.
To the man who reads ‘Scouting for Boys’ superficially, there is a disappointing lack of religion in the book. But to him who tries it in practice, the basic religion underlying it soon becomes apparent.
The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
The most difficult part of playing Christ was that I had to keep up the image around the clock. As soon as the picture finished, I returned home to Sweden and tried to find my old self. It took six months to get back to normal.
As soon as I began, it seemed impossible to write fast enough – I wrote faster than I would write a letter – two thousand to three thousand words in a morning, and I cannot help it.
As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
As you get older, you grow and mature, and that should never stop. As soon as you stop growing, you’re done living. I’ll always be growing, forever learning, forever taking in advice from people I deeply respect.
When it came to Sociedad, I didn’t want to come back into football so soon after the Manchester United experience.
We were put to Dickens as children but it never quite took. That unremitting humanity soon had me cheesed off.
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
We had a show called NXT, and Daniel Bryan was my rookie, and I was his pro. And the object was for the pros teach the rookies what it’s like to be a WWE Superstar. As soon as that hit the Internet, the Internet thought it was absurd: ‘How dare WWE put Daniel Bryan as Miz’s rookie? Daniel Bryan should be the pro.’
I’m not done with acting but do find my hands full with my current responsibilities. Soon, sometime soon.
As soon as it was understood that we could handle things in our own way, it was the thrill of my life to walk out on that stage with people just hemming the band in.
This is the big question that we all have about our children: How much, how soon, do we tell our children the less comfortable facts about the world they’re going to inherit?
As soon as you judge communication a little more rigorously, there is a possibility that the message will not be democratized. I have to say what I believe to be right. I have to spread out the statement among all the means of expression available to us at present.
You can finish school as soon as you finish the GCSE’s.
Empirical debunking cannot reach the deepest fear of the reactionary mind, which is that the state – that devouring leviathan – will soon swallow up all traces of human volition and dignity. The conclusion is based on conservative moral convictions that reason can’t shake.
I went to my room and packed a change of clothes, got my banjo, and started walking down the road. Soon I found myself on the open highway headed east.
Although it was a great accomplishment to win a gold medal, as soon as they put it on you, that’s it; your career is over.
Probably spending 12 years at boarding school – comedy became a survival gene. But I think some people are funny right off the bat, as soon as they can speak or be naughty.
Many of our nation’s great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.
Being in Los Angeles is this brutal awakening, where I feel not good enough as soon as I walk into a room, and I’m wearing the wrong thing, or I don’t have enough make up on. It’s all about image.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions – the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
No, I don’t have an agent. I’m hoping to get one soon.
While you’re improvising, you may come up with something which will break him up. As soon as that smile comes out, you know that, hey, we’re having fun.
I have the cliche ‘struggling actor’ story. I was waiting tables in New York, went out to L.A. soon after graduation to get some jobs, but it didn’t work out. I wanted to cut my teeth in professional theater, so I came back to New York. It made my journey a longer one, but I really wanted to excel in the theater.
One of the things is we tend to give up too soon. We get knocked down a couple of times, and we stay down. It’s so important to get back up again.
Every day, women and girls are finding incredible confidence and taking risks. When they change one mind, pretty soon, they have changed one tradition. That changed tradition has changed a village. That one village has changed a country. That new reality means new opportunities for themselves and their daughters.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
The white man’s victory soon became complete by fraud, violence, intimidation and murder.
Before I play matches I’m always switching myself on. That’s why I have that walk-on music – Two Steps From Hell – they produce really good motivational gladiator-style music. As soon as that music comes on I’m switched on and I’m ready for a brawl!