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"I graduated early from high school, but up until I graduated, I was playing high school hockey. I really enjoy hockey. That's definitely what I do on my days off, for sure." - Sterling Beaumon

"Our early days - our audiences were always very sparse. We played very obscure places in very obscure parts of the world, mainly Kansas. We played frat parties, we played high school proms, we played clubs." - Phil Ehart

"I was always made to work at a very early age. I finished school at 4 P.M. and by 5 P.M. I was working. It was seven days a week." - Albert Gubay

"School is very demanding these days." - Ross W. Greene

"She got to go to heaven four days early." - William J Clinton

"Particularly in my early days, I did very little rewriting." - Jimmy Webb

"My life is routine-obsessed. I'm OCD, and if I'm not at home, I always get up early and exercise. I don't crash and burn at night, not these days, so early-ish to bed. At home, I have three small boys who bring me down to earth with school runs and endless meals." - Gary Kemp

"So basically, I graduated high school a semester early." - Jessica Szohr

"My childhood, adolescence and high school days are unusually important. If there has ever been a time that I developed a uniqueness and sense of humor and the ability to organize, it was then. In those early days, I developed the skills that gave me a certain degree of success in American politics." - Lee Atwater

"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

"Id been bumming around in bands since my school days." - Rick Astley

"I'd been bumming around in bands since my school days." - Rick Astley

"At that point, I thought probably special effects, something like that, and indeed, the early days when I was working with my dad, after I left school, I only went to less than one year of college, and then I was transferring, and then I delayed my transfer, and I did a movie, and then another movie, and then I never finished college." - Brian Henson

"In my family we got up in the mornings around three o'clock and went out to the barns to bring the cows in and milk. In high school I milked about twenty cows every morning and about twenty in the afternoon when I got home. I have wonderful memories from those early days when my parent's influence was so strong." - Billy Graham

"My own interest in art was because of my mother. My father didn't like contemporary art, so he didn't give her large sums to spend. So, she began buying prints and drawings. During my school days, I remember sitting in on many of the early meetings." - David Rockefeller

"It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days." - Isabel Waxman

"School-days, school-days, dear old golden rule days, Readin' and 'ritin' and 'rithmetic, Taught to the tune of a hick'ry stick." - Will D. Cobb

"In my early teens, I was a janitor. In high school, I got up early to deliver to accounts that required early service." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"Also I played on a lot of demos in the early days of the Stones." - Big Jim Sullivan

"I don't grow up. In me is the small child of my early days." - M C Escher

"It's early days. A few skeletons are bound to keep jumping out of the closet." - Alan Moore

"Schopenhauer had been Hitler's philosophical god in the early days. In power it was Nietzsche." - Ernst Hanfstaengl

"The only person who can put you out of business, in the early days, is yourself." - Eric Ries

"In the early days I had a very black-and-white view of everything." - Cat Stevens

"Work as if you were in the early days of a better nation." - Alasdair Gray

"Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation." - Alasdair Gray

"My early days in Broadway were all comedies. I never did a straight play on Broadway." - Gene Hackman

"To a large degree, those early lean days were self-imposed." - Rod Taylor

"In those days, the early 1980s, TV and film were interchangeable." - David Hare

"Those early days of comedy are when you get addicted to it." - Colin Quinn

"We took the whole thing far too seriously. After all, those were early days in television." - Ernie Wise

"I was only in one play at Steppenwolf, in the early days." - Douglas Wood

"Also I played on a lot of demos in the early days of the Stones." - Jim Sullivan

"Or in the early days we didn't have the bus, we had a station wagon." - Mel Tillis

"If you want to work on the core problem, it's early school literacy." - James L. Barksdale

"From a very early age, I've had to interrupt my education to go to school." - George Bernard Shaw

"I've always loved punk music, since I was in my early teens, since middle school." - Anton Yelchin

"At an early age, I quit high school at 17 and joined the Air Force." - Sandy Adams

"College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage." - George Gobel

"I was a very awkward high schooler, especially in early high school." - Aaron Tveit

"If school days are the happiest days of your life, I'm hanging myself with my skip-rope tonight." - Jackie Kennedy

"I taught school in the early days of my manhood and I think I know something about mothers. There is a thread of aspiration that runs strong in them. It is the fiber that has formed the most unselfish creatures who inhabit this earth. They want three things only; for their children to be fed, to be healthy, and to make the most of themselves." - Lyndon B Johnson

"I had lots of time to read [being a lawyer] what I hadn't read in my school and college days. Being a bad student I barely passed my exams and I barely bothered about books. It was sports all the time. I started reading and got involved in literature and writing. The few cases I handled gave me the material for my early short stories." - Khushwant Singh

"I discovered on school days, when they've got to get up at 6:30, they won't get out of bed. But on the weekends, they were up at 6 a.m. I was like, "Why do you guys wake up so early on the weekends?" It's like, "Because I wake up and I think, Is it a TV day? And if it is..." So we had to change that rule. I'm like, "Thank you for telling me what I need to do."" - Julie Bowen

"I did not intend to be a writer. I first wanted to be a lawyer, like my father. Then I got bit by the bug of philosophy and wanted to be a philosophy professor. I went to graduate school and quickly discovered it was impossible for a woman in those days - this was the early fifties - to be a philosopher, so I gave that up." - Alix Kates Shulman

"I figure if Doc is right about the time I have left,I should wrap up my adolescence in the next few days, get into my early productive stages about the third week of school, go through my midlife crisis during Martin Luther King Jr's birthday, redouble my efforts at productivity and think about my legacy, say, Easter, and start cashing in my 401(k)s a couple weeks before Memorial Day." - Chris Crutcher

"There were a lot of missteps in the early days, but because we got in early we got to make more mistakes than other people." - Bill Gates

"After all, by providing early access to medicine, nutrition and stimulation, early childhood development creates lifelong improvements in health, cognitive development, school achievement, and social equality." - Shakira

"School days, I believe, are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence." - H L Mencken

"Whose school-hours are all the days and nights of our existence." - Thomas Carlyle

"In grammar school, I went to eight o'clock mass pretty much like four days a week." - Patricia Mauceri

"Extroverts never understand introverts, and it was like that in school days." - Neil Peart

"I've never run into a person who yearns for their middle school days." - Jeff Kinney

"In my school days, everyone thought I'm too tall for a Chinese girl." - Liu Wen

"In fourth grade, I missed 82 days of school. Out of 160." - Lebron James

"I've never progressed very far from my days as a smart aleck in middle school." - Carl Hiaasen

"I started to write about science and medicine at the Washington Post, in the early days of the AIDS epidemic." - Michael Specter

"What developed in my early days was the attitude to start attacking the thing I was scared of" - Will Smith

"In my early days I was a sepia Hedy Lamarr. Now I'm black and a woman, singing my own way." - Lena Horne

"In her early days she had that beatific expression characteristic of Victorian prettiness - like a sheep painted by Raphael." - James Agate

"One film critic back in the early days said "It's a pity Mr. Harryhausen didn't animated the actors, too."" - Ray Harryhausen

"In the early days, you would get skinheads, the Eagles and Black Sabbath playing the same show." - Ozzy Osbourne

"I loved rap, especially in the early days. But I wasn't trying to shove it down anybody's throats." - Dee Dee Ramone

"Of course, neither David or myself ever saw a penny from them; it was the early days of merchandising." - Robert Vaughn

"When Chinese get together - what's buried stays buried. We don't even discuss our embarrassing early days struggling in Chicago." - Anchee Min

"There's a whole generation out there who don't know that I was a pop singer in the early days." - Cilla Black

"In the early days of aviation, there was a great deal of experimentation and a high death rate." - Elon Musk

"I started to write about science and medicine at the 'Washington Post,' in the early days of the AIDS epidemic." - Michael Specter

"I grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics dates from those early childhood days." - Andrew Wiles

"In my early days, I was eager to learn and to do things, and therefore I learned quickly." - Sitting Bull

"I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty... pretty British in our entertainment leads." - Graeme Murphy

"In the early days of eBay, I articulated for the very first time this belief that people are basically good." - Pierre Omidyar

"In the early days of my modelling career, I think the industry was uncomfortable with how strikingly different I was." - Erin Oconnor

"I was raised in Hollywood and knew, from as early as grammar school, classmates who were in the business." - Mike Farrell

"I think if you're a 'tiger parent' early on, you don't need to be a 'helicopter parent' in high school." - Amy Chua

"I knew from early on I would go to film school and try to work behind the camera." - Jonathan Ke Quan

"Growing up in Sweden, I decided pretty early on that I wanted to go to acting school." - Helena Mattsson

"As early as the autumn of 1862, I was made very happy by being sent to school." - John Sergeant Wise

"All my early school reports from the age of 5 were 'Daniel must learn not to distract others.'" - Dan Stevens

"I'd skip school regularly to see movies - even in the morning, in the small Parisian theaters that opened early." - Francois Truffaut

"I have had playmates, I have had companions, In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days- All, all are gone, the old familiar faces." - Charles Lamb

"I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces." - Charles Lamb

"My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I've endured over the past twenty-five years." - Paul Merton

"I was bullied pretty badly especially in middle school. High school was not as bad as middle school, but I was not a macho kid at all. And the kids saw me as different from a very, very early age." - Cleve Jones

"Of course, in our grade school, in those days, there were no organized sports at all. We just went out and ran around the school yard for recess." - Alan Shepard

"Dad, I can count the number of normal school days I've had this year on one hand." - Rachel Vincent

"My elementary school days were miserable. After Star Search, the jealousy got really bad that our neighbors slashed our tires." - Christina Aguilera

"In those days great teachers at Shortridge [High School] were celebrities. I would look up to them." - Kurt Vonnegut

"I have forgotten all about my school days. I have a vague impression that they were detestable." - Oscar Wilde

"I teach musical theater three days a week at the school that my wife and I graduated from." - Drew Lachey

"I played piano back in my elementary school days and I sang a cappella back in college." - Masi Oka

"I had a hit single on the radio for 30 days before I graduated from high school." - Will Smith

"The New Testament is an invaluable book, though I confess to having been slightly prejudiced against it in my very early days by the church and the Sabbath-school, so that it seemed, before I read it, to be the yellowest book in the catalogue. Yet I early escaped from their meshes. It is hard to get the commentaries out of one's head and taste its true flavor.... It would be a poor story to be prejudiced against the Life of Christ because the book has been edited by Christians. In fact, I love this book rarely, though it is a sort of castle in the air to me, which I am permitted to dream." - Henry David Thoreau

"You've used up all your school sick days," he said, persuing my file. "You've requested to leave school one hundred and thirty days out of the one hudred and forty days of school so far." So thirty-one might be the magic number?" Principal Reed and Raven" - Ellen Schreiber

"During my early days as a sportsman and early career as a policeman, things were tight. In athletics I competed as an amateur and, although I might have received some expenses, very little came my way in earnings." - Geoff Capes

"As sonic journalists, we were increasingly becoming bombarded with global images. It was the early idea of the cut-up, the idea of images being juxtapositioned, which we were doing with sound. That was the early days of samples." - Stephen Mallinder

"I know about having days off. They can be helpful sometimes, especially late in the year. It's just key to go out there and establish early, especially in this park where they can put up some crooked numbers early." - Dontrelle Willis

"I went to Washington to ask for a little residual payment for the people who had written films in the early, early days, people who never got any residuals on tapes or anything at all." - Fay Wray

"I remember early on, in my very, very early days, I had a makeup artist tell me that I needed to get an attitude. I had no idea what he was talking about." - Andie Macdowell

"I loved doing school musicals [as a kid], I even started at an early age to write little plays for the school to perform. I was not just keen on that, it was during that time, during the school period then from an early age, that I began to dream about acting." - George Ogilvie

"Early days, I was a bit racked , particularly when I did Hitler, for CBS . That was hellish. That stayed with me for quite a long time." - Robert Carlyle

"Hyperdub started in 2001 as a web magazine, but we also did a few events in the early days before becoming a label." - Kode9

"Noting his mother's visit to Las Vegas the weekend before she died. She got to go to heaven four days early." - William J Clinton

"Most of the laugh tracks on television were recorded in the early 1950"s. These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Most of the laugh tracks on television were recorded in the early 1950's. These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead." - Chuck Palahniuk

"No time of life is so beautiful as the early days of love, when with every meeting, every glance, one fetches something new home to rejoice over." - Soren Kierkegaard

"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

"The natural state of a start-up is to die; most start-ups require multiple miracles in their early days to escape this fate." - Sam Altman

"In the early days of films, the movie star in this country replaced royalty. They've been demoted since then but they're still treated as beings larger than life." - Paul Newman

"A lot of my early pictures are, I think, quite funny. And these days I tend to look for comedy more and more." - Helen Levitt

"My own view on religion is . . . It helped in early days to fix the calendar, and . . . to chronicle eclipses . . . These two services I am prepared to acknowledge." - Bertrand Russell

"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

"In the early days you have a tendency to intellectualize, but you're really just trying to sound smart and score with the chicks." - Tom Hanks

"Maybe we'll understand more about how the universe came to be, and what forces drove it in the early days and which forces drive it now." - Edward Boyden

"I always loved celluloid cameras in the early days that were sturdy and reliable. Even under tropical conditions and downpour of rain, it would still work." - Werner Herzog

"Even in the early days of America when it was largely an agrarian or agricultural, farmer-type of economy. There were still cities; there were still elites." - Rush Limbaugh

"My mother used to have a shop in which she offered very colorful clothes. I liked that from my early days on." - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

"I'm looking forward to seeing more of the US, and hopefully spending some of the summer in Europe playing festivals. It's early days though, so who knows." - St. Lucia

"There were a lot more girls at the shows early on. I'd get off stage and there would be options. Those days are long gone, thank god." - Mark Kozelek

"Happy those early days, when I Shined in my angel-infancy! Before I understood this place Appointed for my second race." - Henry Vaughan

"In the early days of the Mormon Church, stewardship toward the land was a priority. It was a matter of survival in the desert." - Terry Tempest Williams

"Later, you should learn to hire fast and scale up the company, but in the early days the goal should be not to hire. Not to hire." - Sam Altman

"In the early days of a startup, people's compensation is whatever you negotiate with a founder and it's all over the place." - Sam Altman

"In the early days of the New England colonies, no more embarrassing or hampering condition, no greater temporal ill, could befall any adult Puritan than to be unmarried." - Alice Morse Earle

"Anyway, that was the germ of the idea and of course... you know this was early days of sociology and whatever, especially on television." - Michael Apted

"As far as Alfa is concerned, everything is possible; the brand is extremely sporty and connected to Ferrari since the early days of motorsports." - Luca Cordero Di Montezemo

"The traditions of a nation are very important and the anthem written by Francis Scott Key in the early days of our nation should always be revered." - Lee Greenwood

"I grew up a witness to gay politics in its early days. I remember seeing Harvey Milk and been moved by him." - Margaret Cho

"In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists." - Havelock Ellis

"In my early days, I was about 145 pounds. I was really a starving artist; the poster child for starving artists." - Creed Bratton

"In my early days, I never used finger vibrato at all. I originally carved my reputation as one of the 'fast' guitar players." - Ritchie Blackmore

"I just remember the early days of Tenacious D. There was no talk or thought about doing a TV show or a movie." - Jack Black

"Again the violet of our early days Drinks beauteous azure from the golden sun, And kindles into fragrance at his blaze." - Ebenezer Elliott

"In the early days of the Indian Territory, there were no such things as birth certificates. You being there was certificate enough." - Will Rogers

"In the early days of picture-taking, the exposure shutter had to stay open for a long time, so you had to stay really still." - Eve Plumb

"It's suddenly practical to do very high quality video wirelessly over mobile devices, and we're just in the early days of that." - John Sculley

"The dog doesn't know the difference between Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, so I have to walk the dog early those days too." - Donna Shalala

"My style is an extension of acting and an outcome of some serious lessons I picked up learning when I did theatre in my early days." - Kapil Sharma

"We were disliked by the press in the early days because they couldn't put their finger on us, and that was the case with Zeppelin as well." - Freddie Mercury

"In the early days, we just wore black onstage. Very bold, my dear. Then we introduced white, for variety, and it simply grew and grew." - Freddie Mercury

"In the early days of the software industry, people cared about copyright and didn't give a damn about patents - they copied each other willy-nilly." - Nathan Myhrvold

"Like the early days of the Internet, the dawn of personal genomics promises benefits and pitfalls that no one can foresee." - Steven Pinker

"The food isn't too bad. It's very different from the food that the astronauts ate in the very early days of the space program." - Sally Ride

"In my early days in Hollywood I tried to be economical. I designed my own clothes, much to my mother's distress." - Gene Tierney

"In the early days, I often felt that I was taking a math test when we were playing. It was a profound feeling of having to prove myself." - Chris Stein

"Michael Jackson has a very good heart. He was crying when he was giving me the award, 'cause his mind went back over the early days." - James Brown

"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

"The plea for the predominance of learning to read in early school life because of the great importance attaching to literature seems to be a perversion." - John Dewey

"It is my belief that people who speak of high school with a sugary fondness are bluffing away early-onset Alzheimer's." - Sloane Crosley

"I was an excellent student before I left school. But I graduated early so that I could work longer hours on '90210." - Jennie Garth



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