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John D. Long Quotes and Sayings

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I went over to the Charlestown Navy Yard yesterday
and saw some big men of war,
one over 100 guns.
- John D. Long

I am now reading Cooper's Naval History which I find very interesting.
- John D. Long

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

 

I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
- Joe Garagiola

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

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Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were
only there for the beer -
the wealth,
prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
- A. J. P. Taylor

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

Who would ever think that so much went on
in the soul of a young girl?
- Anne Frank

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
- Jonathan Winters

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

When I first came down stairs, for two or three minutes
I went down cellar to the water closet.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

I have been going to Italy since 1980,
but I always went to do work.
I did not live overseas, because I do not like running
around with everything I own in a paper bag.
- Bill Dixon

Wherever I went, crowds appeared again,
and I started making solo albums for the first time in my career.
- Howard Keel

I went to watch Pavarotti once.
He doesn't like it when you join in.
- Mick Miller

He went, ever on the move, with the slow,
shuffling step of wandering beggars who are nowhere at home.
- Stijn Streuvels

My parents went crazy when they found out that I had
gotten the part in Conversations With My Father!
I'd never given acting a thought.
They were proud of me and very encouraging.
- David Krumholtz

My diary is a mirror telling the story of a dreamer who,
a long long time ago went through life the way one reads a book.
- Anais Nin

You're like the girl who left her shadow in the drawer,
but when she went to get it, it wasn't there.
- Wayne Shorter

I went into a French restaraunt and asked the waiter,
'Have you got frog's legs?' He said,
'Yes,' so I said,
'Well hop into the kitchen and get me a cheese sandwich.'
- Tommy Cooper

It was quite nice meeting up because we went through
a lot together and we haven't really seen each much
other to communicate one to one for quite a long time.
- Graham Coxon

However, ironically, I was baptized Presbyterian,
and went to a Quaker school for twelve years.
- Brian De Palma

When I look back at the tapes, your first everything,
your first All-Star Game, your first playoff experience,
it just seems like it went by really fast.
- Roger Clemens

When I was a kid, I went to the store and asked the guy,
Do you have any toy train schedules?
- Steven Wright

It's really ironic that I won, because that's not the
goal that I had in mind when I went out to skate.
- Sarah Hughes

I felt that the Star Wars series became very pretentious as time went on.
Just heavy and leaden.
- John Milius

Look at someone like Edward Norton.
A truly phenomenal actor.
He's definitely went to school and trained.
- Jason Statham

I went to Princeton from Amherst, where I split my
interests between mathematics and philosophy.
- Stephen Cole Kleene

When I was in Van Halen I was hitting notes that were out of my range.
I never went for those registers before until Eddie pulled it out of me.
- Gary Cherone

The unthinkable occurred: two communist countries went to war with each other.
- Neil Sheehan

I went to the public schools myself.
And they were great for me.
- Charles Schumer

Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home,
wondering why the hell you went.
- John Updike

I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every
week and took the sacraments.
It never really touched the core of my being.
- Sting

It would have been a very, very good thing if the next
election after Margaret went we had lost.
- Denis Thatcher

Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved
everything that went on in a theater.
- James Broughton

I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman,
"Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me,
it would defeat the purpose.
- George Carlin

I didn't go to the lectures.
My valet, who was more distinguished than I,
went instead.
- Witold Gombrowicz

I had a friend who was a clown.
When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car.
- Steven Wright

So it's sheer terror, but then, this is the whole reason
that we went so long to Doctor Simons,
was to get rid of all these...
mixed feelings that we had.
- Betty Hill

From kindergarten to graduation, I went to public schools,
and I know that they are a key to being sure that every
child has a chance to succeed and to rise in the world.
- Dick Cheney

The work in S, M, L, XL was almost suicidal.
It required so much effort that our office almost went bankrupt.
- Rem Koolhaas

I went on to Cincinnati.
I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights.
I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit.
- John Lee Hooker

If you're not balanced, your mind's not balanced...
my fuse went.
- Frank Bruno

I went to Cuba maybe eight or nine times.
- Walter Salles

I literally fell among Quakers when I went up to Oxford.
- Lionel Blue

Reading isn't good for a ballplayer.
Not good for his eyes.
If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn't hit home runs.
So I gave up reading.
- Babe Ruth

As time went on, I did campaign to lighten the character a little bit,
to introduce some romance into the episodes,
outside activities, horse riding and fencing and mountaineering.
- Patrick Stewart

Money? How did I lose it? I never did lose it.
I just never knew where it went.
- Edith Piaf

I grew up in Colorado - went back there,
tried to heal myself and grow and learn,
then got a call that David Lynch wanted me to fly back
to Seattle so he could meet me for Twin Peaks.
- Sheryl Lee

We went down for pilot season, I got Full House,
and we wound up never leaving.
- Marla Sokoloff

My guide had a copy of Palestine on my last trip to Gaza.
He'd bring it out and show people what I was trying to do.
That usually went over pretty well.
- Joe Sacco

I knew style and content went hand in hand.
- Boy George

It's hard and sometimes it's scary.
It still amazes my mother.
I went home for Christmas one year and there were fans all over the front lawn,
hoping to see me.
- Luke Perry

The only school that let me in was U.C.
Santa Cruz, which is where I went.
They didn't have a journalism program,
so I took sociology, which is the closest thing to journalism.
- David Talbot

And then we moved to New Jersey and I went to the Art Students League.
- Donald Judd

They said I couldn't play anything but an English boy.
I knew I could.
So I went to New York.
- Roddy McDowall

When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s,
I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes.
I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.
- Ann Beattie


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