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A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Inspirational Courage

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes.
He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.
- Chinese Proverb

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

 

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

It all started when my dog began getting free roll over minutes.
- Jay London

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Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day;
wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
- Elbert Hubbard

A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow.
There's nothing tangible of yesterday.
All I can say I've done is
agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes
and then boom - it's gone.
- Edward R. Murrow

We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.
- Scott Cook

The future is something which everyone reaches at the
rate of 60 minutes an hour,
whatever he does, whoever he is.
- C. S. Lewis

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

We were driven off like rats in five minutes.
- Roger Sherman

I don't particularly like babies.
I don't mind them for about four minutes.
That's my max.
After that I can't quite see what everyone's fussing about.
- Hugh Grant

If I leave my computer, I'm probably not going to get back for hours.
If I take a few minutes to answer questions and go web surfing,
then guilt kicks in and I get back to work.
- Raymond E. Feist

It was the character of the Packers,
man.
We played for sixty minutes.
We let it all hang out.
There was no tomorrow for us.
We got the adrenaline flowing, and we just let it go,
man.
- Ray Nitschke

We turned the switch, saw the flashes,
watched for ten minutes, then switched everything off and went home.
That night I knew the world was headed for sorrow.
- Leo Szilard

I've always said it took me 20 years to find out how
to write a song in 20 minutes.
- Bart Howard

The first year I was on the show, it took an interviewer
about 45 minutes to get it out of me that I even had a dog,
and even then I wouldn't tell him the dog's name.
- David Hyde Pierce

We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do,
and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes.
- J. William Fulbright

A trip to the mainland was a big event and happened maybe once a year,
although now you can get across in a speed boat in
seven minutes but then it was a long way away.
- Jeremy Irons

I hadn't been in Vegas 20 minutes when I got word that
the bookmakers were offering three to one that Frank
wouldn't show for my wedding.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

The Iraqi military are able to deploy these weapons
within 45 minutes of a decision to do so.
- John Scarlett

On average, Australians watch more than three hours of television a day,
compared with 12 minutes a day spent by the average
couple talking to each other.
- Hugh Mackay

I mean, Beatles songs were two and a half minutes long,
and they're fantastic.
- Billy Sherwood

When working with an orchestra, you never spend more
than 20 minutes per recording session.
- Placido Domingo

A truly appreciative child will break,
lose, spoil, or fondle to death any really successful
gift within a matter of minutes.
- Russell Lynes

They don't make you pay for the humor.
It's up and down, but they're trying to give you as
many laughs as possible in 2 minutes.
They are the most honest comedians ever.
- Mike Judge

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes.
It involves Russia.
- Woody Allen

People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern:
to stupefy themselves,
to forget their misery, to imagine themselves,
for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.
- Mikhail Bakunin

We could walk 3 minutes and be on the beach.
I think the music kind of suffered because of it.
It kind of smelled like Jimmy Buffett,
which is a bad thing.
- John Mellencamp

Regardless of what people ultimately think about Crazy As Hell,
It's not the type of film that, ten minutes after seeing it,
you're only focused on what you want to eat.
- Eriq La Salle

So we were doing this scene, and the kids get 20 minutes a day,
um, so, all I had to do was pick him up out of the
incubator and take him out,
and that was the whole shot.
- Steve Burton

15 minutes will open up the amnesia and you'll have full recall.
- Betty Hill

Within minutes of the attack, your Department of Public
Safety mobilized its Operations Center,
headed by a national expert on weapons of mass destruction.
- Jane D. Hull

It's easy to get four days a week of training in and
I don't spend more than 55-60 minutes in the gym.
- Warren Cuccurullo

It never occurred to me that I needed to say that I was gay.
I simply am.
Anyone who knows me or who's been around me ten minutes knows it too.
- Michael Jeter

The ceremony took six minutes.
The marriage lasted about the same amount of time though
we didn't get a divorce for almost a year.
- Hedy Lamarr

If you take any populated place - any major city in America -
and drive 45 minutes from that spot directly out of
town you'll be in about as country a place as you'll ever find.
- Bubba Sparxxx

I take my son to school and then I drive 45 minutes
to practice with my ABA team,
the Florida Pit Bulls, from 10 to 1.
In the afternoon, I have meetings.
- Tim Hardaway

I remember.
How many minutes do I have left President? About one,
one minute.
- Hugo Chavez

I realistically eat every hour and 15 minutes.
I watch the clock to see when I eat again.
I'm almost upset that I'm not eating now.
- Michael Todd

If I put the top down, I start to burn in about five minutes.
- Kathleen Robertson

In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
- Andy Warhol

Then going out on the ice usually about 15 minutes
before and certain things I would do for the different races,
aspects that you run through your mind.
- Eric Heiden

I've met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time,
but you're twenty minutes.
- Billy Wilder

One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends
is their childlike gullibility,
and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book.
- Phil Foglio

Fame is everywhere; the 15 minutes are now the dominant themes of our times.
- Nick Mancuso

You cannot add more minutes to the day,
but you can utilize each one to the fullest.
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Arafat contradicts himself every five minutes.
He always plays the double-cross, lies even if you ask him what time it is.
- Oriana Fallaci

A rule to live by: I won't use anything I can't explain in five minutes.
- Phil Crosby

When you're in your early 20s your love life seems
to explode every 20 minutes or so.
By the time you've reached your thirties,
it is every five or ten years.
- Patrick Marber

If I can tell you the story from beginning to end in five minutes,
I'm ready to start writing.
Then it's a constant spreading out of that five minutes.
- Richard Price

All I have is my performance, I try to feed in the
best of everything that I could possibly do into those
90 minutes and to make a live entertainment show out of it.
- George Thorogood

War is eternity jammed into frantic minutes that will
fill a lifetime with dreams and nightmares.
- John Cory

Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset,
two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes.
No reward is offered for they are gone forever.
- Horace Mann

I have avoided becoming stale by putting a little water on the plate,
lying on the plate, and having myself refreshed in
a toaster oven for 23 minutes once every month.
- Dean Koontz

As soon as I had seen Fay Wray and spoken with her for a few minutes,
I knew I had found the right girl.
- Erich von Stroheim

Careers are defined by four minutes on the ice and
lives can change forever,
emotionally and financially.
- John Zimmerman

It's been a tremendous ride.
My 15 years, my 15 minutes of fame, is up.
- Emmitt Smith

If something is boring after two minutes,
try it for four.
If still boring, then eight.
Then sixteen.
Then thirty-two.
Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.
- John Cage

I have a punishing workout regimen.
Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill,
then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette.
- Anthony Hopkins

When the picture was finished, they took me into the
sound room and then I screamed more for about five
minutes just steady screaming,
and then they'd cut that in and add it.
- Fay Wray

A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth
more than an immortal work that bores everyone.
- Francis Picabia

Women are like ovens.
We need 5 to 15 minutes to heat up.
- Sandra Bullock

I can't say I want to earn a particular award or sell
a certain number of records,
because even if I do that, the satisfaction only lasts five minutes.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

Most speakers speak ten minutes too long.
- James Humes

Our first gig was a battle of the bands.
We did 45 minutes of comedy and never played a note -
and we won!
- Cheech Marin

If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live,
I wouldn't brood.
I'd type a little faster.
- Isaac Asimov

We need to temper the idea that this company has to
have some earthshaking event every 15 minutes.
- Mark V. Hurd

The best songs I write in 20 minutes.
- Evan Dando


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