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Top 100 Quotes About Spend Time

#1. Be stingy with your time and spend it in spaces that fill you up. - Author: Janet Mock
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#2. Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#3. The secret of great cathedrals is that their proportions conform to cosmic laws, 'shaping' people who spend time in them. - Author: Theodor Schwenk
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#4. The more time I spend with our people, the more I find out about our business. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#5. Good people don't spend their time being good. Good people want to spend their time mowing the lawn and playing with the dog. But bad people spend all their time being bad. It is all they think about. - Author: Alan Furst
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#6. Many spend their time berating practitioners for not applying their method. We all need to disseminate our ideas, but most of our time should be spent applying and improving our methods, not selling them. The best way to sell a mouse trap is to display some trapped mice. - Author: David Parnas
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#7. We're not given forever. We're given just a finite amount of time on this earth. It's up to us to decide how we are going to spend that time, and who we are going to spend it with. - Author: T.M. Frazier
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#8. I don't spend a lot of time thinking of what they'll do musically, I try to imagine being locked into a windowless room with this person for twelve hours at a time. If you can look at that and think it might be fun then maybe you've got the right musician. - Author: Leo Kottke
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#9. She comes to naught, my dear one, she comes to naught, all that there business. What the hell, maybe twice in your life you have yourself a whore of a good time, and then you spend every night of the rest of your life trying to get that good time back. But she comes to naught. - Author: Lynn Coady
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#10. Spend more time doing things that make you forget about the time. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#11. If you want to be your best, spend a lot of time exploring what is more than enough. Push yourself until the bar is lying immobile across your chest. Push yourself right off the edge of your capacity. - Author: Brad Alan Lewis
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#12. But [Patrick's] character is partly based on a boy named Mark who lived across the street from me when I was growing up ... I liked hanging out with him and was sad when he moved away after only a year in the neighborhood. I guess writing about Patrick is a way for me to spend more time with Mark. - Author: Linda Sue Park
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#13. My first novel, 'The Lions of Lucerne,' just poured out of me. It was an amazing feeling of accomplishment. My biggest fear and therefore my biggest obstacle to becoming an author had been, 'What if I spend all that time and the book is no good?' - Author: Brad Thor
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#14. We spend a lot of time teaching leaders what to do. We don't spend enough time teaching leaders what to stop. Half the leaders I have met don't need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop - Author: Peter Drucker
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#15. For a rich and reasonably successful guy, it is impossible not to enjoy your job; otherwise, why would you spend so much time and effort doing it? I am a great fan of Norilsk, and I like this kind of challenge. - Author: Vladimir Potanin
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#16. What I like to do and what I have to do are two separate things. I like to read, swim, watch TV, spend time with my family. But I have to work, so I do that. - Author: Jillian Medoff
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#17. I've never had to spend any time in the VA hospital, so I really can't speak for those guys. - Author: R. Lee Ermey
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#18. Writers spend too much time among dead things. I thought that was profound and actually true, that you're trying to pump life into something that is inanimate. You see what a sort of audacious thing it is to move these sort of imaginary people around in a very stylized and patterned world. - Author: Martin Amis
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#19. If you spend too much time living in the past, you never move forward - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#20. You're an expatriate. You've lost touch with the soil. You get precious. Fake European standards have ruined you. You drink yourself to death. You become obsessed with sex. You spend all your time talking, not working. You are an expatriate, see? You hang around cafes. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#21. Let's embrace more of life, not less. Balanced people don't change the world, and I'd rather spend my time feeling worn out from meaningful activities and projects. - Author: Chris Guillebeau
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#22. I started writing because I found I could spend more time in my own imagination by doing that than I could by reading. - Author: Geraldine McCaughrean
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#23. What you do with your life is ascribing more to what you invest your time in. If you spend a lot of time on your phone, you're ascribing more worship to that. Anything can become, by that definition, some form of idol or deity or ultimate worth in your life. - Author: Jon Foreman
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#24. I like to play board games a lot with my girl, things like that. We attempt to cook. And even if it goes wrong, it doesn't matter because it's the time you spend doing it that's important. - Author: Sam Worthington
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#25. But if I spend [all] my time *reading* about adventures, I won't actually be *having* them. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#26. I always spend too much time on getting the details right. That's the problem with computers. They make it possible to change too much of the music after it's been recorded. - Author: Hans-Peter Lindstrom
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#27. I don't think you can spend too much time as an artist believing what other people think. - Author: Liz Phair
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#28. Don't spend all your time trying to win over your critics. Just run your own race. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#29. The fact that he might have other things to do with his time than spend it shepherding his master's head-strong, thousand-ducat-a-night anguisette through one of the most unsavory quarters of the City never crossed my mind. - Author: Jacqueline Carey
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#30. We seem to spend a lot of our time in very small spaces spouting a lot of dialogue very quickly. - Author: David Tennant
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#31. Life's too short to spend all the time in the gym. I just like to have a few beers and enjoy myself too. - Author: Ian Woosnam
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#32. What difference would a clear vision of my principles, values, and ultimate objectives make in the way I spend my time? - Author: Stephen Covey
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#33. I had a daughter who was 9 years old and I had the feeling I wasn't going to be a real parent if I didn't quit making movies for a while and spend time with her. I also felt that I'd made enough movies and said what I had to say at the time. - Author: Jane Campion
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#34. I am not going to spend any time whatsoever in attacking the Foreign Secretary. If we complain about the tune, there is no reason to attack the monkey when the organ grinder is present. - Author: Aneurin Bevan
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#35. Strange isn't it, people spend their time making nice things and other people come along and brake them. - Author: David Whitaker
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#36. I can't afford to spend my time with anyone - there's only enough left for myself - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#37. We spend too much time telling girls that they cannot be angry or aggressive or tough, which is bad enough, but then we turn around and either praise or excuse men for the same reasons. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#38. Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers. - Author: Ross Perot
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#39. If you want to show a picture, just show it - don't spend too much time arranging it. - Author: Peter Eisenman
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#40. Sometimes it's not about making a ton of money in one night, just to spend the rest of your life waiting on the next payday. You will fare better investing time, planning, strategic thinking in order to secure a stable, fruitful future. - Author: Carlos Wallace
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#41. The mind and the soul must work together if you are to experience true bliss. Try not to spend too much time exclusively in your mind. It is a magnificent tool, but it has a limited perspective. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#42. Invest time, don't spend it. - Author: Jeffrey Gitomer
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#43. I allowed social media to define what I thought of my body. And now I realize that no matter how thin you are, someone will call you fat. No matter how beautiful you are, someone will call you ugly. But you can't spend your time worrying about that. You're just not going to please the world. - Author: Demi Lovato
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#44. I am always happy up a ladder with a paintbrush in my hand. And I wish I had more time to spend in the garden - not least because I get good ideas for writing when I'm out there. - Author: Diane Setterfield
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#45. I spend most of my time writing. - Author: Louise Erdrich
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#46. These young writers nowadays. They spend more time networking to promote their writing careers than writing their books. Maybe that's why there are so few good ones anymore. - Author: Lauren Carr
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#47. She shuddered. Little frightened her as much as the unholy canines. But she did find it amusing that the souls of evil humans who had tortured animals and were sent to Sheoul-gra got to spend a lot of time in the pits with the beasts. She'd always loved the whole an-eye-for-an-eye thing. - Author: Larissa Ione
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#48. The only way Father is going to be upset in this case, is with the way the two of you are behaving toward one another. We are family, whether you believe it or not. Your lack of faith in Lucifer is what will do the damage in the long run. It has nothing at all to do with the time I spend with him. - Author: Melyssa Winchester
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#49. As an advice columnist, I spend a lot of time reading through psychology journals to ensure that I give the most up-to-date advice. - Author: Amy Dickinson
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#50. Time you spend on meaningless pursuits is time you take away from meaningful ones. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#51. I'm probably my biggest critic. I worry that if you spend any quality time reveling in good things then karma will slap you upside the head, so I try to stay as even keel as I'm able. - Author: Neil Patrick Harris
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#52. You are the most powerful army in the world; you are the future of this planet. You cannot, you will not spend one more minute of your time looking in a mirror wishing you looked different. - Author: Jamie Le Fay
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#53. I like kids, but I don't expect to have any of my own. I'm 40 years old and spend most of my time working. I'd be a terrible mother. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#54. I think guitar-wise, Eric Clapton was a big influence on me. I got to spend time around him. He's kind of strange, mysterious, serious and he always has played such hot guitar. - Author: Dhani Harrison
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#55. If you were to visit a dozen talent hotbeds tomorrow, you would be struck by how much time the learners spend observing top performers. - Author: Daniel Coyle
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#56. The ideal situation for a parent is one that no one has - having a fulfilling job that requires you to work three days a week. It's better for the parents, because they get to spend time with the children and also have a source of pride and achievement - and income - outside the home. - Author: Tina Fey
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#57. I spend all my time trying to keep thoughts away and ignore them ... But here you are, trying to remember your own life, writing your thoughts down so that you don't forget. I suddenly realized what it would be like not to know, not to remember. - Author: Michael Scott
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#58. Some people say that, as summer approaches, we start to have weird ideas; we feel smaller because we spend more time out in the open air, and that makes us aware of how large the world is. The horizon seems farther away, beyond the clouds and the walls of our house. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#59. As you grow up you spend less and less time outside. Nobody can say "Go play outside" to you anymore to you. - Author: Jenny Han
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#60. If I had my way, I would spend the majority of my time kissing Edward. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#61. In mid-career, I was at one and the same time the rabbi of a major congregation, writing books, and teaching at Columbia. I didn't spend enough time with my children. Now, when I get an all-important call, I sometimes say that I'm having lunch with my granddaughter. And I do not apologize - Author: Arthur Hertzberg
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#62. On Earth you have to spend a lot of time traveling in between places, be it on roads or on rail tracks or in careers or relationships. - Author: Matt Haig
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#63. I do my best to limit the amount of compromise in my life so I have more time to do what I want. Not hanging out with many people really helps. I am not a people person and I spend a great deal of time on my own and in this environment, I get a lot done. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#64. I spend a lot of time talking about something I believe passionately, which is that life is what you choose to make it, for the most part, and more often than not all you need to do is seize it by the throat and demand more from it. - Author: Frank Turner
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#65. If you spend a lot of time thinking about your problems, they'll grow bigger and stronger. Is that what you want? Of course not!Instead, focus on your goals. Start your day with them at the front of your mind, and use notes to recall them strategically throughout your day. - Author: Les Brown
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#66. I have a sewing machine that I adore, and I spend a lot of time sitting in front of it when I'm not working. And any excuse to paint or draw or do something artistic with my hands really gets me going. Definitely aspiring. - Author: India De Beaufort
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#67. Enjoy the time you have with your friends & family. That doesn't mean spend money you don't have on them. It means enjoy your time with them. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#68. I believe we should spend less time worrying about the quantity of books children read and more time introducing them to quality books that will turn them on to the joy of reading and turn them into lifelong readers. - Author: James Patterson
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#69. The longer you spend your time worrying about all the negative things in your life, the further you push any chance of retrieving the positive. - Author: Behdad Sami
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#70. When you are making a record and if you spend too much time over it, you have to record it a tone lower or cut the tones lower because you can't reach some of the notes, I find this. But when you go on stage, you have to put the key up and it really changes the whole thing. - Author: Ray Davies
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#71. I read like a crazy person, I play the piano, and I'm a photographer. I always say my photography keeps me sane. I spend a lot of time in the darkroom. It's a very solitary, quiet life when I'm not working. - Author: Alaina Huffman
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#72. A man forced to spend his life without ever having the right, without ever finding the time, to shut himself up all alone, no matter where, to think, to reflect, to work, to dream? Ah! my dear boy, a key, the key of a door which one can lock this is happiness, mark you, the only happiness! - Author: Guy De Maupassant
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#73. is not the time you spend with someone, it is what happens in that time. I have known people for years, and yet never met the real person inside, if there is one. Others I have spoken with for only an hour or two, and yet what was said had meaning and honesty that will last forever. - Author: Anne Perry
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#74. I did not want to spend my time reading about people who never were, doing things they never did. - Author: Mary Ann Shaffer
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#75. I don't spend as much time drawing as I do writing and reading. That's the really work-intensive part. And by the time I have enough material, it's often way past due time to put the comic up, and I'm already behind schedule, and I have to kind of rush it. - Author: Kate Beaton
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#76. My friends, if we are going to do a great work for God, we must spend much time in prayer; we have got to be closeted with God. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#77. And I didn't realize. I didn't take into account. Just. You know, this is real to you. I mean, I know that, we know that, but we don't at the same time. We really just never will. I don't think. Totally get that. You spend so much time discussing and debating it becomes ... But. Well. I'm sorry. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#78. I am alone in the midst of these happy, reasonable voices. All these creatures spend their time explaining, realizing happily that they agree with each other. In Heaven's name, why is it so important to think the same things all together. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#79. No matter what happens to you in life, you just roll with it. And then, when we went back to shoot Eclipse, I went to Quileute and taught some acting to the kids, and just got to spend some time in the community, which was great because it gave me an idea of where Emily came from. - Author: Tinsel Korey
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#80. I think I'm ridiculously fortunate. I consider myself a Nigerian - that's home; my sensibility is Nigerian. But I like America, and I like that I can spend time in America. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#81. Everyone is desirous of his own pursuits, and loves
To spend his time in his accustomed art. - Author: Ovid
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#82. Most actors spend a lot of time training themselves to be an actor. And I kind of didn't do that. - Author: David Carradine
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#83. In all my movies, there's always a kind of heartfelt element, to be able to do a drama and to be able to spend more time in the emotional stuff with no pressure to get back to the funny that's very liberating for me. - Author: Shawn Levy
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#84. I could go crazy on a night like tonight
When summer's beginning to give up her fight
And every thought's a possiblility
And the voices are heard but nothing is seen
Why do you spend this time with me
Maybe an equal mystery - Author: Emily Saliers
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#85. We spend too much time keeping up with celebrities. They're living their dreams, what about you? Are you where you want to be in life. Get off the couch, turn off the tv and start achieving your goals. - Author: Bianca Frazier
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#86. Spend less time on social media and more time reading and writing. - Author: James Gary Vineyard
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#87. I live in New York and I'm in New York basically all the time. I spend a lot of my time in my restaurants, and I feel like that's why they're successful. - Author: Bobby Flay
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#88. If you'll spend time praying for people instead of talking about them, you'll get better results. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#89. One of the reasons I didn't really want to do TV earlier in my career was because it is so life-consuming, and I wanted to spend time with my kids and be a mother. - Author: Andie MacDowell
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#90. Even the Quran, which Sufis respect as the direct speech of God, lacks the capacity to shed light upon God's essence. As one Sufi master has argued, why spend time reading a love letter (by which he means the Quran) in the presence of the Beloved who wrote it? - Author: Reza Aslan
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#91. I can't, Caro, it's out of my hands now. But I promise it's temporary. I just ... after all this time ... I wanted us to be able to spend more than a few hours together." He stared at his hands. "I don't know when I'll see you again," he mumbled. "I've already waited ten years. - Author: Jane Harvey-Berrick
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#92. Everybody loves to spend money at least some of the time - because everybody loves the stuff you can buy with it. The key to the pleasure level of any transaction is the balance between the pain of the payment and the reward of the purchased object. - Author: Jeffrey Kluger
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#93. We can live frugally. The less you work, the less you spend and the more time you have for loafing about. But when I put forward this simple notion, I was greeted with a volley of resentment. - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#94. They talked about me as if I were Mother Teresa, and that every time I get a paycheck I go and send it to poor people and that we spend every free moment helping out people less fortunate. That was an enormous exaggeration. - Author: Wendie Malick
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#95. To avoid surprises later, spend enough time to know people initially. Don't just ask the obvious. Go the extra mile... Be creative and unconventional... - Author: Assegid Habtewold
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#96. Most people spend most of their time on low-priority busywork because it requires no additional knowledge, skills, or imagination-or courage. In a word, it's easier. - Author: Denis Waitley
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#97. I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed me enough, and gave me enough rewards to reinforce that this is something that I should spend time doing, and that I could possibly make a priority in my life, versus other sports. - Author: Julius Erving
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#98. One must simply take the days of their lives as they happen. If you spend time worrying over what is to come, which may or may not happen, then you will only be wasting precious days you will wish in the future you could have cherished a bit longer. - Author: R.J. Gonzales
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#99. I happen to be pretty productive when I am in jail. When you are in jail, you have to spend more time with yourself. - Author: Pramoedya Ananta Toer
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#100. Time flies, whether you're wasting it or not. - Author: Crystal Woods
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