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Top 100 Long Hours Quotes

#1. They were connoisseurs of boredom. They savoured the various bouquets of the subtly differentiated boredoms which rose from the long, wasted hours at the dead end of night. - Author: Angela Carter
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#2. This book was written in those long hours I spent waiting for my wife to get dressed to go out. And if she had never gotten dressed at all this book would never have been written. - Author: Groucho Marx
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#3. The hour I have long wished for is now come. - Author: Teresa Of Avila
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#4. Which she had spent long and happy hours releasing from their shells, with crazy dedication, because the shelling of pine-kernels is a form of lunacy, you spend more energy getting the damn things out than they give you when you eat. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#5. She raised their three kids in spite of him, working long hours at a shoe factory until she had a hump in her back from bending over a sewing machine. But still, she's loving, kind, and sober. I don't get it. Ruthie - Author: Barb Rogers
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#6. I can't do what my mother did, which is tell me every single day of my life about her labor and how long it was and how it was 36 hours of hell . - Author: Kristen Stewart
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#7. work long hours to advance the career of my - Author: Ben Horowitz
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#8. I really didn't have a plan, I just went in and started playing. one of my specialties was to be able to play for a really long time without stopping and I would play these repeated patterns for hours and hours and I wouldn't seem to get tired. - Author: Terry Riley
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#9. My average day on 'Leverage' starts at 5 A. M. and ends 12 to 14 hours later. An hour drive to the set and back sometimes makes the day unbearably long. You have to grab a few minutes to yourself where you can. - Author: Gina Bellman
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#10. I think that the old Mothers started that trend of rehearsing long hours. We went as long as the later bands did except we didn't get paid for it like they did. - Author: Jimmy Carl Black
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#11. It's like I have this large black hole in my brain and it's sucking the life out of me. The answers are in there so I sit for hours and stare. No matter how hard and long I look, I only see darkness. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#12. Life is merely one very long day that routinely gets dark to give people a sensible excuse to keep their eyes closed for 8 hours. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#13. Physical therapy has a high burnout rate. The long hours of intense one-on-one time is emotionally fatiguing. And while we universally love our patients, there's always one rotten apple in the bunch who just breaks you down. - Author: Adele Levine
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#14. The average daydream is about fourteen seconds long and we have about two thousand of them per day. In other words, we spend about half of our waking hours - one-third of our lives on earth - spinning fantasies. - Author: Jonathan Gottschall
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#15. Filming is quite exciting because every day is different, but it can involve long hours standing around in chilly locations. Theatre is a very different challenge because every night you're striving to keep it fresh, even though you might have been performing the same play for months. - Author: Samantha Bond
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#16. Athletic skills are acquired over a long period of time and after countless hours of practice. - Author: Zig Ziglar
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#17. I consider myself to be first and foremost a comic writer. The way I entertain myself - especially in those long and grim hours in the office - is to write stuff I find funny. - Author: Nick Cave
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#18. About once a year, I do these long-distance relays with some friends of mine, and it takes about 27 or 28 hours to complete it. - Author: Anson Mount
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#19. She shrugged."I always put in long hours. I really wanted a wife."
He leaned toward her."Jilliam, honey, The whole world wants a wife. But we're gonna have to make do ... - Author: Robyn Carr
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#20. When she was in Djibouti and I was in Aden, and I used to go and see her for twenty-four hours, she managed to multiply the misunderstandings between us until there were exactly sixty minutes before I had to leave; sixty minutes, just long enough to make you feel the seconds passing one by one. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#21. Sam was creative and dedicated, but his wasn't the plodding bright-and-early work ethic of the morning person, like mine. It was the crazy creative burst of the night owl, long dark hours of despair before dawn. - Author: Jennifer Echols
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#22. There's nothing hard about acting except the long hours. - Author: Fred Thompson
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#23. We'd also left lots of time unscheduled - the long stretches of hours we'd spend at the beach or walking around or just hanging out with no plan beyond maybe getting fountain Diet Cokes. It was Sloane - you usually didn't need more than that to have the best Wednesday of your life. - Author: Morgan Matson
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#24. The gardener, an old sailor, made him a hammock and fixed it up for him in the branches of a weeping willow. And here for long hours he lay, hidden from anyone who might come to the vicarage, reading, reading passionately. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#25. You noticed from last night, we only did two from the 80s. And our set's two hours long. - Author: Ann Wilson
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#26. Awake, my soul! Why should I give hours and days any longer to the vain world, when there is such a world of misery at my very door? Lord, put thine own strength in me; confirm every good resolution; forgive my past long life of uselessness and folly. - Author: Andrew Bonar
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#27. Long hours, hard labor, or burning the midnight oil will not produce a Milton, a Shakespeare, or a Beethoven. People accomplish great things through quiet moments, imagining that the invisible things from the foundation of time are clearly visible. You can imagine - Author: Joseph Murphy
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#28. So long as there is one [person] who seeks employment and cannot find it, the hours of work are too long. - Author: Samuel Gompers
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#29. If you want to write, practice writing. Practice it for hours a day, not to come up with a story you can publish, but because you long to learn how to write well, because there is something that you alone can say. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#30. Conflict is part of being a foreign correspondent; spending long hours talking to politicians in capitals is another part of it. - Author: Stephen Farrell
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#31. They fought to smile through the lines and the mud and the long hours, dancing under the stars and under the watchful eyes of their government, an Orwellian backdrop for a Rockwellian world. - Author: Denise Kiernan
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#32. So the little thing grew bigger. He was healthy and normal, ate regularly, slept long hours, and yet the growing little thing was becoming an obsession. WORK PERFORMED. The phrase haunted his brain. - Author: Jack London
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#33. It takes a certain kind of man willing to work long, grueling hours in a career offering few rewards. - Author: Jon Michaelsen
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#34. It's a play where something went wrong, 'Cause it's five hours, twelve minutes long. If you sit there, my friend, From beginning 'til end, Then your bladder better be strong! - Author: Allan Sherman
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#35. Acting is a tough, difficult job with long unsociable hours, although it can be a brilliant job, too. I don't want to complain too much, as nurses, farmers and teachers are out working long hours. - Author: Rhys Ifans
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#36. Generations of devoted American history buffs have spent countless hours reading and writing long books about the American Revolution without ever having come across the name of Dr. Thomas Young. Yet it was Young who came up with the idea for the original tea party - the one in Boston Harbor. - Author: Matthew Stewart
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#37. And he was athletic in a lean sort of way, his long legs able to keep up with me whenever I coerced him into driving me out to the zoo for their early open hours for runners only; those hills were killers on the calves. - Author: Kim Harrison
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#38. Writers are often alone when they work. Hours pass in silence as one long moment; light fades as day turns back to face the coming night. - Author: Simon Van Booy
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#39. The inconvenience, the glaring lights, the long hours of waiting, and the repetition of every scene are all calculated to defeat anything more than a real mastery of love technique. - Author: Ivor Novello
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#40. That's what's so great about television. You're able to tell this long story, where you couldn't really do that in a film because you have to tell a story in an hour and a half or two hours. - Author: Aaron Paul
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#41. Back in the day, I used to be in the studio recording 20 hours a day. And that was all of the time. I still record a lot of hours, but I don't go as long as I used to. - Author: Roy Ayers
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#42. It's perfectly possible to spend forty hours a week on a job that's meaningless, as long as you know what your real vocation is and find some way to express it. Then you won't confuse your job with the meaning of your life. - Author: Sam Keen
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#43. I'm in production year round. I work long hours. I have a dog and a wife. There's not a lot of available time for consuming any culture: T.V., movies, books. When I read, it's generally magazines, newspapers and web sites. - Author: Ira Glass
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#44. Even a long human life adds up to only about 650,000 hours. - Author: Anonymous
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#45. It had been a long time ago, but also, it was no time at all.
Sometimes, Gansey felt like his life was made up of a dozen hours that he could never forget. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#46. Show me an executive that works long hard hours and I'll show you a bad executive. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#47. As I walked with my arms crossed to keep warm, I felt myself going numb. How long was I gone, I wondered. A few hours? Minutes? Days? There was no way to know. Maybe I was locked in that darkness all along and just woke from my dream ... A marvelous dream. - Author: Charles Lee
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#48. I was once told that flying involves long hours of boredom, interrupted by moments of extreme fright. - Author: Franklin W. Dixon
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#49. The more he studied, the more vistas he caught of fields of knowledge yet unexplored, and the regret that days were only twenty-four hours long became a chronic complaint with him. - Author: Jack London
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#50. When you're wearing a corset for a long period of time, things that were important to you hours before are no longer important, because doing them exhausts you. - Author: Sarah Gadon
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#51. I don't know what has happened to movies, but lately every movie is at least 20 minutes too long. It used to be that if you were three hours long it was because it was epic - a movie about Gandhi; something with very important subject matters. - Author: Ethan Hawke
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#52. For a romantic comedy to be three hours long, that's longer than most marriages. - Author: David Fincher
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#53. At any rate, during the few hours when the depressive state itself eased off long enough to permit the luxury of concentration, I had recently filled this vacuum with fairly extensive reading and I had absorbed many fascinating and troubling facts - Author: William Styron
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#54. I know I'm not a coal miner, but I do long hours and I never complain, and there is nowhere else I'd rather be. So, yeah, that's how I'd define myself. I want to do it right, and prove people wrong once and for all about the myth of child stars. - Author: Daniel Radcliffe
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#55. I really love learning and working long hours. - Author: Bae Doona
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#56. And for five long hours the little man sat motionless, blinking his eyelids like a cat, his green eyes flickering and becoming steadily greener and greener. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#57. Come now, what masques, what dances shall we have
To wear away this long age of three hours
Between our after-supper and bedtime? - Author: William Shakespeare
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#58. You didn't mind me being sweet a few hours ago," he reminds me. I roll my eyes as I pull my hand back. "That's because you were giving me my third orgasm. I would've let you recite sonnets as long as you kept doing that thing with your tongue. - Author: Corinne Michaels
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#59. I run for I don't know how long. Hours, maybe, or days. Alex told me to run. So I run. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#60. At last they settled down to their long watch - squatting round the fire, and laughing for sheer love of adventure as good campaigners should; for were there not marching towards them some eight dark hours equipped with who could say what curious weapons from the rich arsenal of night and day? - Author: Hope Mirrlees
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#61. You were there all day long, 12 hours a day. So there was none of this, 'I'm going back to my trailer, my trailer's bigger than your trailer,' that kind of Hollywood nonsense. - Author: John C. Reilly
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#62. It is not particularly difficult to find thousands who will spend two or three hours a day in exercising, but if you ask them to bend their knees to God in five minutes of prayer they protest that it is too long. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#63. How long till our powers are back? (Kat)
A few hours according to last time. (Sin)
Sweet, and we have how long till the bitches awake? (Kat)
Less than two. (Sin)
Can you say screwed, boys and girls? Yes, I thought you could. (Kat) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#64. Science is difficult and slow no matter who you are. The hours are long, and the glorious 'aha' days come only very infrequently. You have to keep believing that if you put in the hours, those days will indeed come! - Author: Bonnie Bassler
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#65. You can't be afraid of hard work or long hours. Sacrifice is important. - Author: Jerry Bruckheimer
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#66. I belong to a family where I think we're all fairly treated, boys or girls. Although I have to work doubly hard just to be able to be recognised. That meant long hours, but the hard work paid off. - Author: Teresita Sy-Coson
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#67. I drove long distances like the 24 hours of Le Mans for years. But even this racing is now over. I retired. - Author: Jacky Ickx
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#68. There is no long-range effective teaching of the Bible that is not accompanied by long hours of ongoing study of the Bible. - Author: D. A. Carson
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#69. And took us to the end of long, dark tunnels, which were filled with green rock and dust. My job was to load rock after it had been blasted, and I did this for seven hours a day. I grew - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#70. You could do a 'Les Mis'-type musical about Hamilton, but it would have to be 12 hours long, because the amount of words on the bars when you're writing a typical song - that's maybe got 10 words per line. - Author: Lin-Manuel Miranda
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#71. You do get really exhausted doing films. You work such long hours, and after a while, things can get out of perspective, just like if anyone's tired, things get on top of them. - Author: Alan Cumming
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#72. If you listen to really deep ambient records that don't move too much, very still records, long after those records are finished, you might find yourself listening for hours to the sound of the room. - Author: Bill Laswell
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#73. People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their brains with pleasurable chemicals. The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years, and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations. - Author: Keith Henson
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#74. For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains. - Author: Katharine Anthony
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#75. college-educated workers are more likely to enjoy what they do for a living, and identify closely with their careers, so work long hours willingly. - Author: Anonymous
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#76. Nothing is so discouraging to an actor than to have to work for long hours upon hours in brightly lighted interior sets. - Author: John Wayne
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#77. When did you last see her?" "Twenty-four hours ago." Kenny's pretend frown barely hid the beginning of a sarcastic grin. "That's a really long time." Jett knew - Author: J.C. Reed
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#78. The fact is, I have been dead so long and it has been simply such a grim shoving of the hours behind me ... since the hideous summer of '78, when I went down to the deep sea, its dark waters closed over me and I knew neither hope nor peace. - Author: Alice James
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#79. We fall in love for a smile, a look, a shoulder. That is enough; then, in the long hours of hope or sorrow, we fabricate a person, we compose a character. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#80. To be happy a woman had to think hard, during long silent hours, about how to make each small step forward. - Author: Fatema Mernissi
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#81. As it was, being a bad mother was child's play compared to being a good mother, which was an incessant struggle, a lose-lose situation 24 hours a day; long after the kids were in bed the torment of what I did or didn't do during those hours we were trapped together would scourge my soul. - Author: Mary Kubica
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#82. It's so beautiful at this hour. The sun is low, the shadows are long, the air is cold and clean. You won't be awake for another five hours, but I can't help feeling that we're sharing this clear and beautiful morning. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#83. Obviously, personal responsibility is important. But there's no evidence that people who are poor are less ambitious than anyone else. In fact, many work long hours at backbreaking jobs. - Author: Robert Reich
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#84. Oh, they've been putting in the long hours ... But is that because they don't have the skills, and everything takes twice as long? Or do they put in these hours to avoid what they should be doing ... which is stopping and binning a lot of [their work]? - Author: Louise Wilson
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#85. I decided long ago that my family absolutely comes first, and I don't regret that. I do, however, sometimes wish I had an extra five hours or so in the day! - Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
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#86. In his hours alone, his mind wandered to a million possible outcomes, and he marveled at how long it had been since he had felt so preoccupied by a woman. It was because she was that rare thing, genuinely unobtainable. He should have given up days ago. - Author: Jojo Moyes
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#87. The hours were long, but the days were short, and as much as I willed it to never come, the end of summer arrived anyway. - Author: Chelsey Philpot
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#88. I lie down on my bed, my back to the window, and the tears finally arrive, running down my face, into my ears, onto my pillow. I lie there for a long time, for hours maybe, and right as I'm about to finally drift to sleep I think I hear the flutter of Christian's wings as he flies away. - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#89. Twenty-fours hours of sleeplessness had made her, in my eyes, anyway, and idealized representation of compassionate, long-suffering women of all ages everywhere. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#90. She had found in the past that a voluptuously long, hot shower cold be made to seem almost as health-giving as a night's sleep; she had learned too that taking exquisite pains over the selection and putting-on of clothes could sometimes be as good a way as any of helping the hours to pass. - Author: Richard Yates
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#91. A successful television series can chain you to a schedule of long hours and can put your personal life on hold. But after it is all over, if you survive, then anything is possible. - Author: Kim Cattrall
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#92. There isn't a day I do not work at my job, or a waking moment when I do not think through a work-related problem. Even my critics cannot begrudge the long hours I put in. Our people deserve a government that works just as hard as they do. - Author: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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#93. How is it that time can be elastic? Sometimes years seem to go by while you're looking the other way, and sometimes-when you most long for it to pass-life-times can stretch from a few hours - Author: Polly Johnson
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#94. Let's put it this way: I don't have a good work ethic. I have a real casual relationship with hours. I don't understand why, in entertainment, the hours are as long as they are. It seems like everything takes forever, and no one can tell you why, exactly. - Author: Janeane Garofalo
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#95. Besides, when I take you to bed, we're going to stay there for a long, long time. I don't want the sun to interrupt us, which it would in just a few hours." Did he say hours? Gabriel kissed my slack mouth and asked, "No response?" "Yay? - Author: Molly Harper
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#96. Going to so many book events keeps me connected with my readership while constantly reminding me that all the long hours at the drawing desk are worthwhile. - Author: Raina Telgemeier
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#97. When we're anxious, disconnected, vulnerable, alone, and feeling helpless, the booze and food and work and endless hours online feel like comfort, but in reality they're only casting their long shadows over our lives. - Author: Brene Brown
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#98. I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. - Author: Harry Truman
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#99. To be a miracle worker you do not have to get a doctoral degree, become a minister, eat a particular food, or be able to meditate for long hours. All you need to do is to begin to see beauty in your life and those around you. - Author: Alan Cohen
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#100. I had one class in the morning, the mysteriously named "Further Maths". It was two hours long and so deeply frightening that I think I went into a trance. - Author: Maureen Johnson
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