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"I waited for my first kiss." - Carly Rae Jepsen

"Every moment waited is a moment wasted...." - David Deida

"Are people crazy? People waited all their lives. They waited to live, they waited to die. They waited in line to buy toilet paper. They waited in line for money. And if they didn't have any money they waited in longer lines. You waited to go to sleep and then you waited to awaken. You waited to get married and you waited to get divorced. You waited for it to rain, you waited for it to stop. You waited to eat and then you waited to eat again. You waited in a shrink's office with a bunch of psychos and you wondered if you were one." - Charles Bukowski

"I have never waited for anything the way I've waited for today, when nothing will happen." - Marguerite Duras

"I waited and waited, and, when no message came, I knew it must be from you." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"I have waited twenty-two years for this... I've waited all my life for this opportunity." - A Philip Randolph

"Death was past, life not come: so he waited." - Robert Browning

"I waited a second. Should I? No... but I will." - Jay Asher

"She waited for you in a thousand different ways." - Kristin Hannah

"Remorse-Regret that one waited so long to do it." - H L Mencken

"Remorse - Regret that one waited so long to do it." - H L Mencken

"I waited tables at Govnr's Park Tavern in Denver." - Dana Perino

"I waited and waited, and when no message came, I knew it must have been from you." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"she waited to change , and i waited to change , and we both wanted what we couldn't have" - Maggie Stiefvater

"I realize I waited too long but please don't move on." - Drake

"If you wait until you have to change, you may have waited too long." - Ron Kaufman

"I got married, I really waited a long time - three days after I graduated." - Madeleine Albright

"Someone once asked me... whether I waited for inspiration. My answer was: "Every day!"" - Aaron Copland

"The king shall lose no time when the opportunity waited for arrives." - Chanakya

"I've waited all my life to say this... I weigh less than Elizabeth Taylor!" - Totie Fields

"If you're not embarrassed when you ship your first version, you waited too long." - Matt Mullenweg

"If I knocked and waited at every door, who knows what I might miss?" - C.J. Sansom

"I've waited a long time to show these flowers how pretty you are." - Patrick Rothfuss

"I've waited almost 10 months for this revenge, I know I deserve it." - Sergio Martinez

"I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end." - Richard Brautigan

"The more Susan waited, the more the doorbell didn't ring. Or the phone." - Douglas Adams

"We all waited on an afterlife. Only I planned to be alive for mine." - Amanda Lindhout

"I've never had a dream that didn't come true, if I waited long enough." - Raymond Massey

"If I'd waited until I was well rested to read, I never would have read anything." - Will Schwalbe

"Being a teen idol is what I've waited for my whole life" - Sarah Michelle Gellar

"I've waited a long time to be part of a franchise like this [the Yankees]." - Mark Teixeira

"He who gives when he is asked has waited too long." - Sunshine Magazine

"We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness." - Anonymous

"I'm going to die, she said; then waited and said, I hate it." - Ernest Hemingway

"I have waited fifty years to see the Boneless Wonder sitting on the Treasury Bench." - Winston Churchill

"I knew if I waited around long enough something like this would happen." - George Bernard Shaw

"Who are you?' One who has waited long for you to speak." - C S Lewis

"I waited with a beeper for a year and 10 months to get that gift." - Shelley Fabares

"The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure." - Anna Neagle

"So Janie waited a bloom time, and a green time and an orange time." - Zora Neale Hurston

"Being a teen idol is what I've waited for my whole life." - Sarah Michelle Gellar

"It is nobody's right to be waited on and nobody's fate to do the waiting." - Margaret Heffernan

"If I waited for perfection... I would never write a word." - Margaret Atwood

"Eddie waited 'til he finished high school, he went to Hollywood, got a tattoo." - Tom Petty

"I have, before now, waited for a pen to perform a macro." - Terry Pratchett

"I knew if I waited long enough, the Republican Party would rock." - Michael Reagan

"If I waited till I felt like writing, I'd never write at all." - Anne Tyler

"On one hand, it seems like I've waited a long time for this." - Karrie Webb

"Eleanor," he said, just because he liked saying it, "why do you like me?" "I don't like you." He waited. And waited... Then he started to laugh. "You're kind of mean," he said. "Don't laugh. It just encourages me." - Rainbow Rowell

"Sometimes a song can take up to a year to write, and because I waited that year and waited to work on it that day, it came up that extra 50 percent." - Skrillex

"Eleanor," he said, just because he liked saying it, "why do you like me?" "I do' like you." He waited. And waited... Then he started to laugh. "You're kind of mean," he said. "Do' laugh. It just encourages me." - Rainbow Rowell

"Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one." - Robert Breault

"If people waited to know one another before they married, the world wouldn't be as overpopulated as it is now." - W Somerset Maugham

"I smiled, I waited, I was circumspect; O never, never, never write that I missed life or loving." - Hilda Doolittle

"Thorkell Mylrea had waited long for a dead man's shoes, but he was wearing them at length." - Hall Caine

"Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one." - Robert Brault

"I wanted to forget the past, but it refused to forget me; it waited for sleep, then cornered me." - Margaret Atwood

"And he waited. It was only for a few seconds, but it felt like a small forever." - Neil Gaiman

"The New Year, like an Infant Heir to the whole world, was waited for, with welcomes, presents, and rejoicings." - Charles Dickens

"I waited far too long, being optimistic rather than realistic. I also failed to do my homework" - Gordon Clark

"The Great Arizona Desert is full of the bleaching bones of people who waited for me to start something." - Robert Benchley

"I waited for the idea to consolidate, for the grouping and composition of themes to settle themselves in my brain." - Claude Monet

"The worst mistake you can make is walking away from the person who actually stood there and waited for you..." - Drake

"December 21, 2012 represents a unique opportunity for renaissance, renewal and reinvention that people have waited for for centuries." - Alberto Villoldo

"We'd never get anything fixed to suit us if we waited for things to suit us before we started." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

"Men who have lived significant lives are men who never waited: not for money, security, ease, or women." - David Deida

"I just take jobs that will have me. I'm an actress that works. I'm not an actress who's ever waited." - Busy Philipps

"We have waited for more than three hundred and forty years for our constitutional and God-given rights." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The future has waited long enough; if we do not grasp it, other hands, grasping hard and bloody, will." - Adlai Stevenson

"I waited for you on the running boards, near the cypress trees, while the springtime turned slowly into autumn." - Bob Dylan

"War was always here. Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner." - Cormac Mccarthy

"So he waited, listening for a moment longer to the tuning-fork that had been struck upon a star." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I made some salt and pepper shakers a while back and waited three years for them to come." - Marc Newson

"She had waited all her life for something, and it had killed her when it found her." - Zora Neale Hurston

"The images of his infinite pasts and infinite futures washed over him as he waited, paralyzed, in the present." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"My first waitress job was at Johnny Rockets in New Jersey, and then I waited tables at a sports bar." - Melissa Rauch

"Women waited 144 years before earning suffrage. If a mature, multiparty democracy was so darn easy, everybody would have one." - Thomas P M Barnett

"I waited tables in New York, and when you're in that line of work, you often have a horrible boss." - Charlie Day

"As a person with terrible handwriting, I love the computer. I've waited all my life for the computer." - Janet Fitch

"There's nothing undignified about lying about all day and being waited on by servants, sipping bloody champagne." - Jeffrey Bernard

"Women waited 144 years before earning suffrage. If a mature, multiparty democracy was so darn easy, everybody would have one." - Thomas Pm Barnett

"His passion has aroused the best and the beast in man. And the beast waited for him in the kitchen." - Theodore White

"I moved to New York and couldn't get a job as an actor. And waited tables for so long." - Casey Nicholaw

"I am living my real life, this is it. Now is now, and if I waited to be happier, waited to have fun, waited to do the things that I know I ought to do, I might never get the chance." - Gretchen Rubin

"Hope you'll forgive me, never meant wrong. Tried to be patient, but waited too long. But I would've came back.. But I would've came back for you." - Drake

"The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged the chance; conquered the chance; and made chance the servitor." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"I was able to overcome this because of the fans who waited for me. I promise not to disappoint you anymore." - Jay Park

"We're going to hear an earful, but it's going to be an earful of wonderment and happiness that people waited for for a long time." - Harry Reid

"I never wanted to be the person that waited for a stranger to come to town - I wanted to be the stranger!" - Elizabeth Gilbert

"She knocked and waited, because when the door was opened from within, it had the potential to lead someplace quite different." - Laini Taylor

"He had waited five years and bought a mansion where he dispensed starlight to casual moths - so that he could 'come over' some afternoon to a stranger's garden." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"No second chance?" A wry smile twisted Carrick's lips. "There might have been, had I not waited so long to take it." - Nora Roberts

"I loved the way he kissed me, as if he had to, as if he'd go crazy if he didn't and had nearly waited too long." - Sylvia Day

"Sufre mas el que espera siempre que aquel que nunca espero a nadie? Does he who is always waiting suffer more than he who's never waited for anyone?" - Pablo Neruda

"There. She had thanked Sebastian. She waited for a bolt of lightning to shoot out of the clouds and striker her dead. But nothing happened." - Cassandra Clare

"I've waited my whole life to be able to have body hair - but I never thought I'd have back hair. But what are you going to do, right?" - Chastity Bono

"Play is older than culture, for culture, however inadequately defined, always presupposes human society, and animals have not waited for man to teach them their playing." - Johan Huizinga

"I could have become a soldier if I had waited; I knew more about retreating than the man who invented retreating." - Mark Twain

"I waited for a long time and there was nothing but the pain of wanting something I couldn't seem to find." - Megan Hart

"The true man of the past waited upon Heaven when dealing with people and did not wait upon people when dealing with Heaven." - Zhuangzi

"It was the kiss of a man who had waited years for the moment, and feared that it would never come again." - Jana Oliver

"She simply stood there and waited for him to show her the next move. And hoped it only involved sword fighting and not seduction." - C.C. Hunter

"Earth has waited for them, All the time of their growth Fretting for their decay: Now she has them at last." - Isaac Rosenberg

"The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged the chance; conquered the chance; and made chance the servitor." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"Oh, for boyhood's time of June, Crowding years in one brief moon, When all things I heard or saw. Me, their master, waited for." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Sufre mas el que espera siempre que aquel que nunca espero a nadie? Does he who is always waiting suffer more than he who's never waited for anyone?" - Pablo Neruda

"As Lacy waited for her turn to speak on Peter's behalf, she thought back to the first time she realized she could hate her own child." - Jodi Picoult

"I described the pyramid we'd found and waited for him to jump on the bandwagon. Unfortunately he's afraid of wagons. And bands." - Jennifer Rardin

"If God himself has waited six thousand years for someone to contemplate his works, my book can wait for a hundred." - Johannes Kepler

"I want to know what became of the changes we waited for love to bring/Were they only the fitful dreams of some greater awakening?" - Jackson Browne

"I can't explain inspiration. A writer is either compelled to write or not. And if I waited for inspiration I wouldn't really be a writer." - Toni Morrison

"Ennui, the demon, waited at the threshold of his noiseless refuge, and drove away the stirring hopes and enlivening expectations, which form the better part of life." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"She knew that the horse, born to serve nobly, had waited in vain for someone noble to serve. His spirit knew that nobility had gone out of men." - D H Lawrence

"I have waited for this opportunity for more than half a century, to repeat to you once again my vow of eternal fidelity and everlasting love." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"I could not ask for more than the love you give me... Cause it's all I've waited for... and I could not ask for more." - Edwin McCain

"I don't know if I ever told you this before, but you're the only one I ever waited for this long." - Frank Ocean

"It may be well to wait a century for a reader, as God has waited six thousand years for an observer." - Johannes Kepler

"We shall not grow weary of waiting upon God if we remember how long and how graciously He once waited for us." - Charles Spurgeon

"Many people think that history is a dull subject. Dull? Is it "dull" that Jesse James once got bitten on the forehead by an ant, and at first it didn't seem like anything, but then the bite got worse and worse, so he went to a doctor in town, and the secretary told him to wait, so he sat down and waited, and waited, and waited, and waited, and then finally he got to see the doctor, and the doctor put some salve on it? You call that dull?" - Jack Handey

"I knew I was too late-and I was glad something bloodthirsty waited in the wings. For in failing at this, I forfeited any desire to live." - Stephenie Meyer

"I waited two thousand years for you, Grace Alexander," he whispered in her ear. "And you were worth every second of it." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I caught my wife in bed with my best friend the other day. I was crushed. They could have waited till I'd got out." - Emo Philips

"A one-night stand that waited three years to tell me I had a son. I needed cash flow fast, It was time to get into the business." - Hank Williams III

"By the shore of Gitche Gumee, By the shining Big-Sea-Water, At the doorway of his wigwam, In the pleasant Summer morning, Hiawatha stood and waited." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"So when you say it's gonna happen now. Well when exactly do you mean? See I've already waited too long. And all my hope is gone!" - Steven Morrissey

"Nothing would be done at all, if a man waited till he could do it so well, that no one could find fault with it." - John Henry Newman

"If people waited to know one another before they married, the world wouldn't be so grossly over-populated as it is now." - W Somerset Maugham

"The man who, in a fit of melancholy, kills himself today, would have wished to live had he waited a week." - Voltaire

"If you wait until those weapons pose a direct, clear, present danger to the United States, you've probably waited too long." - John E. Sununu

"There are a lot of people who waited a lot of years to become citizens. These people just walked across the border." - Alvin Williams

"We hear again and again from founders, that they wish they had waited to start a startup until they came up with an idea they really loved." - Sam Altman

"I give myself over to my rapture. I tremble; my blood leaps. God has waited 6000 years for a looker-on to His work." - Johannes Kepler

"If I waited to be right before I spoke, I would be sending little cryptic messages on the Ouija board, complaints from the other side." - Audre Lorde

"They waited. The door did not open. The rain did not stop. The darkness made a tent and covered them completely." - Timothy Findley

"By the shore of Gitche Gumee, By the shining Big-Sea-Water, At the doorway of his wigwam, In the pleasant Summer morning, Hiawatha stood and waited." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it." - John Henry Newman

"A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault." - John Henry Newman

"Women have waited millions of years, growing separate as another species, with visions and priorities no man-words, no man-measurements can comprehend." - Kate Braverman

"Arriving late was a way of saying that your own time was more valuable than the time of the person who waited for you." - Karen Joy Fowler

"Jesus himself did not try to convert the two thieves on the cross; he waited until one of them turned to him." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"There are lots of people way more talented than me - but I work more, and I wanted it more. I never waited on anyone else." - Ester Dean

"I waited a long time to have children because I had this career that was kind of like my kid, it required as much nurturing." - Minnie Driver

"My parents are divorced, and that was the last thing I wanted for myself. I waited until I was 36 to propose, and I'm really proud of that." - Josh Duhamel

"Well, I've always just - I've never really gone out looking for work. I always waited for it to sort of hit me on the head." - Frank Gehry

"I waited at the counter of a white restaurant for eleven years. When they finally integrated, they didn't have what I wanted." - Dick Gregory

"Life is made up of a series of judgments on insufficient data, and if we waited to run down all our doubts, it would flow past us." - Learned Hand

"The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy." - Sun Tzu

"It's intoxicating for a man to be waited on. Combine this with very, very skillful sex, and that will get them." - Doris Lilly

"No one's just going to hand you a career. I waited for years for someone to hand me one and it never happened." - Jane Lynch

"If I waited for inspiration every time I sat down to write a song I probably would be a plumber today." - Barry Mann



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