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"We do it early like Cheerios and a bagel" - Nicki Minaj

"Then, early, early, early in the morning-just as in countless Disney films-I heard a rooster crow. But guess what? They don't do it just once." - Vivian Vande Velde

"Why do old men wake so early? Is it to have one longer day?" - Ernest Hemingway

"I guess I started too early because I just thought it was something fun to do." - Arthur Ashe

"It is too bad if you have to do everything upon reflection and can't do anything from early habit." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"It is too early to love. We will buy the right to do so by shedding blood." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"What do you think has been the effect of the French revolution? It is too early to tell." - Mao Zedong

"Early on everyone should do, every time they do a big film, they should do a little film. It really does keep you grounded." - Sylvester Stallone

"I learned failure early and mastered it." - Gregory Maguire

"It is always to early to quit." - Norman Vincent Peale

"It gets late early out there." - Yogi Berra

"It is pure unadulterated country life. They get up early because they have so much to do, and go to bed early, because they have so little to think about." - Oscar Wilde

"Few of the early houses in New England were painted, or colored, as it was called, either without or within. Painters do not appear in any of the early lists of workmen." - Alice Morse Earle

"Do not hurry too fast in these early winter days, - a quiet hour is worth more to you than anything you can do in it." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"I knew early on that I would do politics, but I would never make a living at it. I would do something else." - Jerry Springer

"I'm happy being an actor, it's what I have always wanted to do. I'm just lucky I got to do it so early." - Charlie Hunnam

"I was made to feel I could do things. If you get this feeling early and can hold it until you're 15, you tend to never lose it." - John Updike

"I believed early and still believe that everybody who can act can do it already, just they don't know how and don't want to talk about it." - Mike Nichols

"Superstar was made so early in my career I had nothing to do with it at all. The first time I saw it was the opening screening." - Andrew Lloyd Webber

"Why do early risers always take that self-righteous tone?" - Caroline Llewellyn

"Do not desire a long life or an early death" - Shri Radhe Maa

"I figured out early on what I wanted to do." - T Bone Burnett

"I learned early that if I wanted to achieve anything in life, I'd have to do it myself. I learned that I had to be accountable." - Lenny Wilkens

"Great people and great athletes realize early in their lives their destiny, and accept it. Even if they do not consciously realize the how, the where, the what." - Percy Cerutty

"Wisdom teaches us that none but birds should go out early, and that not even birds should do it unless they are out of worms." - Mark Twain

"Most people that do play nowadays hit really hard. It was good to get someone that hit really hard early on." - Serena Williams

"I had a very strong desire to carry out adventures, but in those early days I didn't actually do any. I just dreamt about it." - Edmund Hillary

"Men do not take to vanity, because they are taught at an early age that it is wrong to be vain." - Michelle Pfeiffer

"I like to go into the studio and start work on a project when it's time. I don't like to do it too early or too late." - Eric Benet

"There was a scene early on during the first season of Roswell and I broke down crying. Since then, I've always just been able to do it." - Shiri Appleby

"There is a version of Alzheimer's which is early onset Alzheimer's. And it's - it's horrible, because people do get it in their 50s and 60s. And it's terrible." - Patti Davis

"Pitches are like pages of a book; they're so important. The chess game; how I set you up early, and how I'll do it differently later." - Al Leiter

"I have to just get up early and make sure I run. I'll do 40 minutes, four miles. It's not easy, but it clears my head." - Lindsay Price

"Christians need a time and place to sanctify themselves. It's important to take the time, and early in the morning is a wonderful time to do it." - Monica Johnson

"The early '90s were an especially marvelous period for fashion, because it was the peak of glamour and there were no limits as to what you could do." - Donatella Versace

"I romanced internally about early death till it was too late to die early ..." - Harriet Martineau

"I get up early, but it doesn't mean I like getting up early." - Lindsey Vonn

"I do remember how it was to be poor. I do remember that in my early years, we had to grow and raise all of our food, even our animals. And I remember in my early life, we didn't even have electricity. So it was very, very hard times then." - Dolly Parton

"Some sleep too much....Nowhere do the scriptures say, 'Thou shalt sleep eight hours.' Nor do they say, 'Retire early unless you happen to be a night person.' There must be an excellent reason for the injunction to retire and arise early. ...You will profit by this counsel if you heed it..." - Joe J. Christensen

"The idea that boxing lends itself to cinema so well is because it's usually a morality play - good against evil, insecurity and triumph, fear strikes out, so the audience can really get drawn into the drama of it. Also, it was sensual and very primal. I think subliminaly we do two things - life is a fight, life is a struggle and we understand that from our early, early, early ancestors, and life is a race." - Sylvester Stallone

"Very early in my life it was already too late." - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"Wake up early; it is great to live the mornings." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early." - Seneca the Elder

"The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Expect an early death - it will keep you busier." - Martin H Fischer

"Very early in my life it was too late." - Marguerite Duras

"It is never too early to encourage long-term savings." - Ron Lewis

"It seemed clear to me early on that one of the things a photograph could do was make a reality, and I wanted to do that. I always think of looking inside an Easter egg and seeing a perfect world." - Justine Kurland

"Do not drink coffee in early A.M. It will keep you awake until noon. Do not go from the slavery of the Communist regime to the slavery of consumerism." - Pope John Paul Ii

"I will always pay respect and homage to my early years, because that's what gave me the initial push to go on and do what it is I do. That's where I learned the love and respect for music." - John Lydon

"Those early sketches looked too cartoony; I really wanted to do detailed drawings - I was taking anatomy classes - but unfortunately I wasn't able to do it because of the time element." - Joe Shuster

"No, I always hated modeling. I developed an early hatred of modeling just from having to do it; having won Miss Teenage Memphis, I had to model, and I hated it. It bored me." - Cybill Shepherd

"There's a bigger question again about how to do prevention. It's not simply about putting out the early warning. The early warning was put out on Abyei; everybody knew that this was coming. This was intentional, and still it happened. So this idea that we fail to stop these things because there's not awareness about them, or that we need better early warning information, I'm increasingly skeptical of. I think it's about how you move that information into the policy process." - Rebecca Hamilton

"Just do your job. Get in early. Stay late, and do' complain. Fight the big fights." - Barbara Walters

"I think my stubbornness has served me well. I just knew at an early age what I wanted to do and I was determined to be able to make it happen, no matter how long it took." - Caroline Leavitt

"Sometimes the best ideas I have are in my bathtub or in my bed or in my dreams early in the morning before waking up ... I'm like a TV antennae, I catch it all and do it my way." - Karl Lagerfeld

"Technology didn't just go, clunk. It was this early disease, starting with a plow, I guess, or something like that, the first tool that made it so you could do more things. The first domesticated animal, or the first wheel." - Jerry Garcia

"All we ever got in those [early] days was "Where are you from? Liverpool? You'll have to be in London before you can do it. Nobody's ever done it from Liverpool." - Paul Mccartney

"I guess by taking lessons early on, and really trying to play all the rudimentary stuff, and try to have it sound as good as my teacher. It took a lot of practice, which I enjoyed, and still do." - Matt Cameron

"But to put out a greatest hits on one CD was totally impossible, I just couldn't do it. The best compromise was to put out two CDs - Early Days - which is what it is - and Latter Days." - Jimmy Page

"From a very early age I had imbibed the opinion that it was every man's duty to do all that lay in his power to leave his country as good as he had found it." - William Cobbett

"I knew from an early age exactly what I wanted to do. I wanted to be a musician and that was it. It made life a lot easier knowing what I was aiming for." - Dan Hawkins

"I had my Aunt Rosie, who was famous and then not, so I got a lesson in fame early on. And I understood how little it has to do with you. And also how you could use it." - George Clooney

"I had a lot of really terrible advice early in my writing career, and I cheesed off people without even knowing it, all the while thinking I was implementing good advice. Well, what can you do about it? Next." - Douglas Coupland

"It was good to learn so early. They're not going to be kind to you. You have to do it and get on, and then gulp down and get better." - Judi Dench

"It can take a long time for some people to find out how to ground themselves, and film sets are an odd atmosphere to do it in - especially if, like me, you finished school early." - Jonathan Rhys Meyers

"If there is anything I would do differently in my life, it is that I would study business more. I'm trying to teach my daughter Chloe at an early age about investing and money so she's not afraid of it." - Donna Mills

"The BBC knew I was successful from early on, but they weren't sure why, and they still aren't sure. What I do has been unconventional from the beginning, so they've never been sure. It just works. It just does." - Terry Wogan

"I tell people: 'Do what you love, but it can also be hard to know what you love early on. But when you think about it and you describe the options, which one gets you a little more excited?'" - Brad D Smith

"My mother taught me how to read very early on and at school I was ahead of everyone in class. Reading was always something that I liked because I could do it alone and I was alone a lot of the time with my mother working the hours she did. Books became my friends very early on." - Henry Rollins

"Very often we write down a sentence too early, then another too late; what we have to do is write it down at the proper time, otherwise it's lost." - Thomas Bernhard

"I do' go back and look at my early work, because the last time I did, many years ago, it left me cringing. If one publishes, then one is creating a public record of Learning to Write." - Lorrie Moore

"People who record birdsong generally do it very early-before six o'clock-if they can. Soon after that, the invasion of distant noise in most woodland becomes too constant and too loud." - Richard Adams

"Early success is a terrible teacher. You're essentially being rewarded for a lack of preparation, so when you find yourself in a situation where you must prepare, you can't do it. You don't know how." - Chris Hadfield

"I would have it inscribed on the curtains of your bed and the walls of your chamber: "If you do not rise early you can make progress in nothing."" - William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

"I decided very early that I was going to be a reporter, that I would not cheer for the team. I don't denigrate people who do it. It's fine." - Ernie Harwell

"Most people believe in God because they have been taught from early infancy to do it, and that is the main reason. Then I think that the next most powerful reason is the wish for safety." - Bertrand Russell

"A Sense Of Outrage Is Essential For The Entrepreneurial Spirit. I Think Discontentment Drives You To Want To Do Something About It. And My Outrage Came Very Early On." - Anita Roddick

"There were so many things associated with it in terms of music and fashion, and a different way of thinking that, for me, skateboarding represented so much of what I wanted to do with my life at an early age." - Tony Hawk

"Obviously, I think this [162 games a year four times] caused my early retirement, but I couldn't do it any other way. Just for the record, I never asked for any of the days off in my career." - Prince Fielder

"Lampoon ran out of steam in the early '80s, and wasn't able to reinvent itself because it ran out of talent. People who wanted to do this kind of stuff could suddenly make $100,000 in Hollywood right out of college." - P. J. O'Rourke

"It goes back to the early days in the kitchen where you would be tasting dishes all night long, so the last thing I want to do in the morning is eat. Chefs generally tend to be grazers." - Gordon Ramsay

"The closet exists because people don't talk about it, so that people going into political careers make a calculation early on. They say to themselves, "well, the closet is under the radar, I can do this."" - Kirby Dick

"In the early days of the DCC I preferred to let the proponents do their thing and then see how it all worked out in the end. Now we are pretty close to the end." - Mark Shuttleworth

"Early talk was that anti-Bush people would go see it and pro-Bush people would stay home, and that's not the case. Most people do not go around with labels. A lot of Republicans have open minds." - Michael Moore

"Age is my alarm clock, the old man said. Why do old men wake so early? Is it to have one longer day? I don't know, the boy said. All I know is that young boys sleep late and hard." - Ernest Hemingway

"If I have to write on an airplane or get up early to write or write late, you just gotta sit down. When you have the time, you have to be able to do it." - Noah Hawley

"One of the things I realized early in my career is that you do what you believe, in knowing that if you don't, you will never like yourself. When you compromise out of fear or ambition, it eats inside you." - Samuel Dash

"I lost touch with my son in terms of advice early on. Maybe it had to do with being gone so much, doing location films when he was at an age where he needed support and guidance." - Gene Hackman

"All you've got to do is go back and look in the early 1900s and see what we had in Texas without public education and realize what it has done for the state." - Pete Laney

"I learned at a very early age, the easiest thing in the world is to tell the truth, and then you don't have to remember what you said. It has nothing to do with morality, just remembering what you said." - Robert Evans

"I'd always maintained that much of the anarchy and craziness of the early Internet had a lot to do with the fact that governments just hadn't realised it was there." - William Gibson

"It's kind of embarrassing, but in my early 20s, I used to want to be a princess. But I didn't want to have to marry somebody in order to do it!" - Tyra Banks

"I miss the early days; I do. I was so lucky. I basically had it to myself, learning about these chimpanzees. Nobody knew anything about them. Discovering their different personalities, different life histories. I was lucky." - Jane Goodall

"I refused to do a lot on mobile Internet until around 2009. But because we didn't start early, it took us some time to figure out what's the important thing, what's the most relevant thing for Baidu." - Robin Li

"I'm quite interested in adapting some of James Herbert's early work. 'The Dark'... But I was always desperate to do an adaptation of 'War of the Worlds' until the Beard stole it from underneath my feet." - Neil Marshall

"In my early years I read very hard. It is a sad reflection, but a true one, that I knew almost as much at eighteen as I do now." - Samuel Johnson

"I used to change things in my early paintings to get the nuance or feeling I wanted, but now I plan everything in my head before I do it." - Cy Twombly

"Occasionally, I hanker for the time when I sold more records, but I don't sit and drool about it. When I do look at early footage of Talking Heads, I realise I was just a wreck." - David Byrne

"When I was a kid, a lot of my parents' friends were in the music business. In the late '60s and early '70s - all the way through the '70s, actually - a lot of the bands that were around had kids at a very young age. So they were all working on that concept way early on. And I figured if they can do it, I could do it, too." - Slash

"I used to smoke marijuana. But I'll tell you something: I would only smoke it in the late evening. Oh, occasionally the early evening, but usually the late evening - or the mid-evening. Just the early evening, midevening and late evening. Occasionally, early afternoon, early midafternoon, or perhaps the late-midafternoon. Oh, sometimes the early-mid-late-early morning. . . . But never at dusk." - Steve Martin

"I used to smoke marijuana. But I"ll tell you something: I would only smoke it in the late evening. Oh, occasionally the early evening, but usually the late evening - or the mid-evening. Just the early evening, midevening and late evening. Occasionally, early afternoon, early midafternoon, or perhaps the late-midafternoon. Oh, sometimes the early-mid-late-early morning. . . . But never at dusk." - Steve Martin

"Women really do want to be on time. It's just that everything starts so darn early." - Sela Ward

"Do not promote what you can't explain, simplify, and prove early." - Louis Pasteur

"Early civilizations complained about still earlier ones, much as we do about both." - Anonymous

"Do not use compulsion, but let early education be rather a sort of amusement." - Plato

"Early happiness handicaps people. I do not regret having been profoundly unhappy." - Coco Chanel

"Just do your job. Get in early. Stay late, and don't complain. Fight the big fights." - Barbara Walters

"Early on, my emotional work had to do with feeling unheard and invisible." - Daphne Zuniga

"I discovered at an early age that all I've ever wanted to do is design." - Jonathan Ive

"Do you think my mind is maturing late, or simply rotted early?" - Ogden Nash

"I actually never knew Peter Green but I do respect his early work very much." - Ken Hensley

"Early experiences convinced me that animals can and do have quite distinct personalities." - Chuck Jones

"My tastes formed quite early. All I ever wanted to do was go to costume museums." - Hamish Bowles

"Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Most of the early part of an actor's career, you do the jobs you get." - Jack Nicholson

"Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do." - Jeanpaul Sartre

"I loved anything to do with animals from a very early age." - Edith Widder

"I worked out early on to give up things I couldn't do well at all." - Christopher Hitchens

"I was lucky - I found what I love to do early in life," - Steve Jobs

"Bad luck for the young poet would be a rich father, an early marriage, an early success or the ability to do anything well." - Charles Bukowski

"They get up early, because they have so much to do, and go to bed early, because they have so little to think about." - Oscar Wilde

"The only way I thought I could do a greatest hits album is to do it in a prison where they have no f**king idea who I am. I'd do what I consider the best of those old, early CDs before I did DVDs. A women's prison would be even better, but it has to be English-speaking." - Doug Stanhope

"I had already made a decision early on that I would be a plain girl with tons of personality, and accepting it made everything a lot easier. If you are lucky, there is a moment in your life when you have some say as to what your currency is going to be. I decided early on it was not going to be my looks. I have spent a lifetime coming to terms with this idea and I would say I am about 15 to 20 percent there.Decide what your currency is early. Let go of what you will never have. People who do this are happier and sexier." - Amy Poehler

"Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. It is the first lesson that ought to be learned and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly." - Thomas Huxley

"Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"Sometimes I do a Dylan song and it seems to fit me so right that I figure maybe I wrote it. Dylan didn't always do it for me as a singer, not in the early days, but then I started listening to the lyrics. That sold me." - Jimi Hendrix

"Sometimes I do a Dylan song and it seems to fit me so right that I figure maybe I wrote it. Dylan did' always do it for me as a singer, not in the early days, but then I started listening to the lyrics. That sold me." - Jimi Hendrix

"I'm also a big Bob Dylan fan. The songs on The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - which is one of his best early albums - they grow out of some of his difficulties with Suze Rotolo, and "Hard Rain," people say it had to do with the Cuban missile crisis - probably not. He denied it. I believe him, but it certainly had to do with the time." - Cass Sunstein

"My kids are in school and in all these clubs - chess club, fashion club, you name it. When my dad came home from work, it was late, and when he left, it was early in the morning. On my days off, I'm still taking my kids to school and picking them up. I do what I have to do to keep that relationship." - Omar Dorsey

"[T]hese people have shown a remarkable ability, ladies and gentlemen, to cross borders, boundaries - they get anywhere they want to go. They can do it without water for a long time. They don't get apprehended, and they will do things other people won't do. So, our money, early money, is on the Hispanics." - Rush Limbaugh

"In the early years, I found a voice that was my voice and also partly my father's voice. But isn't that what you always do? Why do kids at 5 years old go into the closet and put their daddy's shoes on? Hey, my kids do it." - Bruce Springsteen

"Happiness. It comes on unexpectedly. And goes beyond, really, any early morning talk about it." - Raymond Carver

"Do people choose the art that inspires them - do they think it over, decide they might prefer the fabulous to the real? For me, it was those early readings of fairy tales that made me who I was as a reader and, later on, as a storyteller." - Alice Hoffman

""I've always been a proponent of "if you're going to do something, do it right." I applied that across all aspects of my shooting - planning, setting up shoots, getting up early, working with athletes and models, working with clients etc. Just being a pro about it."" - Jimmy Chin

"We're often afraid to do anything unless we know we can do it extremely well. But we get to Carnegie Hall by practicing. I remember how freeing it was several years ago to read in an interview with Joan Baez that some of Bob Dylan's early songs weren't so wonderful. We have this image of genius springing fully grown out of Zeus' forehead." - Marianne Williamson

"Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now." - P T Barnum

"The gift my mother gave me was the gift of possibility. From an early age, she instilled in me a belief that I could do anything I wanted to do. It wasn't a matter of, 'Can I?' or 'Should I?' It was just, 'You can, you must, you will!' She wanted me to believe that anything was possible." - Maria Shriver

"If you are a young girl who wants to be a country singer, just don't try to do it too early. Be a high school kid, be a cheerleader, do your thing. And also, just know who you are; know what you want to say and stick with it throughout." - Miranda Lambert

"I learned early on that I'd rather not be taught something somebody else's way, I'd rather do it the most organic way I know. So, whatever I end up with, it's something I did myself. That's just the way I do it." - Rob Crow

"If you want to be in this business [acting], do it for the right reasons. Don't be in it because you want to be a celebrity. Be in it because you really love the work, and the work keeps you up at night, and it keeps you motivated, and it wakes you up early in the morning because you have ideas." - Rockmond Dunbar

"even as human vitality is at its lowest ebb in the early morning, so it is with plant life in the early spring." - Mabel Osgood Wright

"anyone who gets up early by inclination or has been forced to rise early out of necessity finds it intolerable that others should go on sleeping soundly" - Jose Saramago

"Come in early, so there'll be time to pop corn,' Mrs. Ray said. If she mentioned popping corn, they always came in early. So she usually mentioned it." - Maud Hart Lovelace

"It is early, early morning. It's that time when it's still dark but you know the day is coming. Blue is bleeding through black. Stars are dying." - Markus Zusak

"People learn, early in their lives, what is their reason for being. Maybe that's why they give up on it so early, too." - Paulo Coelho

"It's an absolute myth that early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Of course it doesn't." - Steven Conrad

"I have to confess that I'm in a constant state of evolution in terms of the way I feel about it. When I was doing early pieces, I wasn't exactly in love with the idea of building the stuff. I could do it because I had the skills, but I really did it because I couldn't find anyone else to build it for me." - Marc Newson

"My father told me very early on that it was a sin to worry too much." - Mel Gibson

"It wasn't even 8:00 yet. Pretty early for such deep thoughts." - Gabrielle Zevin



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