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A schedule so tight that it would only work if I ...
by Alan Jay Lerner

A schedule so tight that it would only work if I didn't sleep on Monday nights.
- Alan Jay Lerner

With a little bit of luck, you'll never work!
- Alan Jay Lerner

It's not a pretty face, I grant you.
But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
- Alan Jay Lerner

You write a hit the same way you write a flop.
- Alan Jay Lerner

 

Men die but an idea does not.
- Alan Jay Lerner

Why can't a woman be more like a man?
- Alan Jay Lerner

An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.
- Alan Jay Lerner

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Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent.
They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French.
- Alan Jay Lerner

Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment.
It is a criticism.
- Alan Jay Lerner

I've never seen a schedule where you just go in two
hours almost every day of the week and then all day on one day.
Then you shoot it at night with an audience and you're out of there.
- Lee Majors

How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.
- Fred Brooks

I always found the film world unpleasant.
It's all about the schedule, and never really flew for me.
- Francis Ford Coppola

The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule,
but to schedule your priorities.
- Stephen Covey

There can't be a crisis next week.
My schedule is already full.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Next week there can't be any crisis.
My schedule is already full.
- Henry A. Kissinger

When I have a full schedule like that,
I don't see myself sitting there for a couple of months,
doing the research, going through a painful process,
it's just not my thing anymore.
- Ang Lee

Thus, the technique of metropolitan life is unimaginable
without the most punctual integration of all activities
and mutual relations into a stable and impersonal time schedule.
- Georg Simmel

There is no schedule.
We are all volunteers, so we get it done when we get it done.
Perl 5 still works fine, and we plan to take the right
amount of time on Perl 6.
- Larry Wall

If you think you're going to be up for an Oscar,
you schedule your moviemaking.
- Michael Caine

I'm just kind of taking a break now and enjoying the
freedom of making my own choices.
When you're on a television show for six years,
they run your schedule.
- Andrew Shue

Don't worry if you don't complete everything on the schedule.
At least you will have completed the most important
projects before getting to the less important ones.
- Ivy Lee

A schedule defends from chaos and whim.
It is a net for catching days.
It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and
labor with both hands at sections of time.
- Annie Dillard

We're a big check mark on everybody's schedule.
I told them it's just another challenge,
let's go after it.
- Dick Butkus

I don't make my own schedule - it's constructed around
my sons' school schedules.
- Jane Haddam

I think more dating stuff is scheduling.
It's needing people who understand your work schedule.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt

I like that kind of frantic schedule.
It makes me feel like I have a purpose.
- Sara Gilbert

The schedule of doing a live TV show every week is very difficult.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

It was obviously a pretty hectic development schedule
and we put a huge team on to it but it paid off because
we continuously get complemented on the finished product.
- Andrew Oliver

We've been running a little behind schedule.
But only by about 15 years or so.
- Matt Groening

My academic schedule is lighter this year because it's an Olympic year.
- Sasha Cohen

I think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule,
not so much infidelity.
- Eva Longoria

I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the
Senate schedule around the availability of Senators
who are running for President.
- Arlen Specter

I am definitely going to take a course on time management...
just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.
- Louis E. Boone

I'm not busy...
a woman with three children under the age of 10 wouldn't
think my schedule looked so busy.
- Garrison Keillor

I'm pretty disciplined and am almost always on schedule.
- Donna Shalala

This has been on the schedule for a long time.
You don't get President Clinton on a 24-hour notice.
- Jon Corzine

It's amazing to see places like Madison Square Garden on the schedule again.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

The only reason I'm coming out here tomorrow is the schedule says I have to.
- Sparky Anderson

I don't see myself playing or adjusting my schedule
for senior tournament golf.
- Greg Norman

We have a pretty tough schedule coming up.
We have to stay strong mentally and must focus on getting better.
- Tony Parker

I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries,
mostly Third World.
It just happened that my schedule opened up at the
time they were heading to Vietnam.
- Roma Downey

It's a nonstop schedule, really.
I had lost myself somewhere.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

My schedulers keep getting driven crazy by the fact
that they can't fit hikes in my schedule.
- Gale Norton

A revised schedule is to business what a new season
is to an athlete or a new canvas to an artist.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

The only plan the Administration seems to have for
winning the war is that there is no plan and no schedule
for our troops to come home and get out of harm's way.
- Eliot Engel

I cannot permit you to disrupt the Paramount schedule.
- David O. Selznick

I'll miss the comments from the people on the street
who love the show and who have felt its impact on the culture.
I won't miss the shooting schedule, though!
- Dennis Franz

Because of my crazy work schedule, I have become something
of a master at changing my clothes while driving.
The men driving next to me love it.
- Vanessa Marcil

It's a wonderful way to have a role on a series -
you're not tied down totally and completely to a schedule.
- Lee Meriwether

I don't follow other players or the tournaments they play.
I have my own schedule and do my own thing.
I never really think, 'Oh, I want to be or play like so-and-so.'
I just like being myself.
- Maria Sharapova

I do not write by any set time schedule.
I realize there are many writers who follow a daily
regime where they arise at 6:00 a.m.,
do some sort of exercise, eat breakfast and then sit
down and produce words for a three to four hour period.
- Donald McKay

I have a big family and had to move them all from the
coast of Oregon to New York three times for the workshops
and for the actual production itself,
which had about a four month development rehearsal schedule.
- Gregory Harrison

The reason why I have lost weight is that I looked
at the international schedule and thought that I wanted
to play for another two years.
It is a very hectic schedule and if I want to get through
that then I have to be in the best shape that I can.
- Shane Warne

I've definitely grown apart from a lot of my friends.
Some of them don't understand the schedule,
and it's not that I don't want to talk to them,
it's that sometimes I am really busy and can't get back to them.
- Mila Kunis

Being a full time coach doesn't mean that we practice more than other teams.
In fact we have strict regulations about the length
of our practices and playing season.
The academic schedule here means that I rarely have
a full team at any one practice!
- Tony Brown

Although I managed my schedule to be home by late afternoon most days,
basically, Roselle raised our children alone.
And so I missed out on a lot of wonderful moments,
missed watching my kids grow into the wonderful people they are today.
- Perry Como

We cannot, with good conscience, expect the British
to set up an orderly schedule for the liberation of
India before we have decided for ourselves to make
all who live in America free.
- Wendell Willkie

We had some very distinguished fans:
I know one chancellor of a major university who used
to schedule his meetings around Star Trek.
We were thrilled to discover that Frank Sinatra was a big fan.
- Patrick Stewart

I had about the biggest, longest wish list anyone could have,
and 99 percent of what I wanted to get on the screen
we got on the screen within our schedule and within
our budget and within our resources.
- Brad Bird

Whatever the reason is, I hope we can finish talking about the Olympics.
It's gone, it's behind us.
The schedule wasn't proper for players who went there
and there is some fatigue in a lot guys' play right now.
- Saku Koivu

I think today the players are too nice to one another,
but that might change with the unbalanced schedule,
with teams playing each other more and more.
When you face each other that much, with that much at stake,
something's bound to happen.
- Dennis Eckersley

Any actor will tell you there's more of a schedule
to doing a television show.
That's why you'll notice a lot of big movie actors are doing television,
and they'll tell you, it's because of the schedule.
- Jason Marsden

And I remember as a second or third grader having some
autonomy to go to the store if I felt like it,
walk home, take my time, kick the can.
We were on our own schedule after school,
so that was cool.
- Stone Gossard

Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious.
The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating.
The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical.
You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there.
The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News
is just shameful and it hurts everybody.
- David Shuster

I couldn't run a tight schedule, and if you're any good at teaching,
you get sucked dry because you like your students and
you're trying to help them,
but you don't have any time left to write yourself.
- Jim Harrison

Sometimes a director is making three films.
Perhaps he is shooting a film in Madras and a film
in Bombay and he can't leave Madras as some shooting has to be done,
so he directs by telephone.
The shooting takes place.
On schedule.
- Satyajit Ray

It's still the same job, the same anxieties,
but it did feel a lot different, that kind of budget,
that schedule, and frankly, the slowness of it all,
and also having a lot of other units working.
- Michael Apted

I was taking piano lessons with a very good piano instructor in Toronto,
and I'm afraid due to my schedule and discipline,
it kind of fell apart.
One thing lead to another and I was unable to practice as much as I wanted to.
- Geddy Lee

I'd love to do some bedtime stories for kids or that kind of thing.
But with the demands of the shooting schedule and balancing
the demands of being a single mother,
it's a wonder you can squeeze in anything.
- Roma Downey

Apparently tired of waiting for clear direction from Congress,
the people of Puerto Rico have used the tools provided
by their own local constitution to schedule a vote for Dec.
13 on the status of the island.
- Dick Thornburgh

I'm used to a very busy schedule.
Right now it revolves around training and preparing
for Nationals in January.
I'm usually at the rink from 9 a.m.
- 1 p.m.
and then I attend public school for two hours,
three times per week.
- Sasha Cohen


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