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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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

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

 

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

I'd like to make you laugh for about ten minutes though
I'm gonna be on for an hour.
- Richard Pryor

It was a mutual thing.
I made a deal with them: I asked them if they did not
bring out the place card of Malachi,
I would let them have two minutes with each one of my patients.
- Norma McCorvey

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

Anybody who can dial a telephone can master tennis
scoring in about 15 minutes.
- Bradley Whitford

I believe that given the audience attention level,
we could do an even more compelling 90 minutes.
- Vince McMahon

But above that, most mature adults can hold their attention
on something for 45 minutes,
whether they like it or not.
But above that requires training.
- Robert Fripp

It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son,
and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
- Helen Rowland

The heavy spacesuits are spectacular to look at but very hot.
Putting one on was like going from chilly London winter
weather to the Bahamas in just minutes.
- Kathleen Quinlan

Resolve to edge in a little reading every day,
if it is but a single sentence.
If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself
felt at the end of the year.
- Horace Mann

A great free joy surges through me when I work...
with tense slashes and a few thrusts the beautiful
white fields receive their color and the work is finished in a few minutes.
- Clyfford Still

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

Dictators are rulers who always look good until the last ten minutes.
- Jan Masaryk

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

It's great to be able to get up there now and do an
hour or 75 minutes of songs they're familiar with.
- Trace Adkins

It is astonishing what a lot of odd minutes one can catch during the day,
if one really sets about it.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

One time my mom tried to ground me, but that lasted 15 minutes.
- Bam Margera

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

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

Over the years I attempted to make my style a bit more
relaxed 'cause the initial style you couldn't watch
for more than ten minutes without wanting to kill me.
- Jo Brand

I wanted to just do a one-act play for 26 minutes,
with commercials at the beginning and end.
For years, I couldn't get my way.
They wanted to interrupt three times.
- Norman Lear

Two minutes later the right arm was pointing normally
and the reaction to the left appeared.
The patient made no complaint at all about the experiment.
- Robert Barany

The fact that my 15 minutes of fame has extended a
little longer than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising
to me and completely baffling to my wife.
- Barack Obama

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

I feel sorry for these kids in bands.
Everything is so disposable nowadays.
These kids don't even get 15 minutes of fame,
it's like a minute and a half.
- Zakk Wylde

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

They cut about seven minutes from that broadcast,
but it was still vital to the story's momentum.
- Ben Bradlee

I just don't know a couple that's been married more
than three years that doesn't annoy the heck out of
each other every 15 minutes.
- Patricia Heaton

I recommend you to take care of the minutes,
for the hours will take care of themselves.
- Lord Chesterfield

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

The China game was the best because it took the effort
of everyone on the team to survive 120 minutes.
- Lorrie Fair

For example, colon cancer is the second leading cause
of cancer death in the United States.
Every four minutes someone is diagnosed,
and every nine minutes someone dies.
- Kevin Richardson

It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son -
and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
- Helen Rowland

Eight minutes past the hour here in Belgium -
and presumably eight minutes past the hour everywhere in the world.
- Murray Walker

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

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

Most speakers speak ten minutes too long.
- James Humes

We get done with the game, and it's an absolute downpour 30 minutes later.
That's when I thought God was telling me that's enough-time
for you to go do something else.
- John Elway

It's a play where something went wrong,
'Cause it's five hours, twelve minutes long.
If you sit there, my friend, From beginning 'til end,
Then your bladder better be strong!
- Allan Sherman

One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes,
another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for
30 years who makes a success of his life.
- Edward B. Butler

I'm always the girl at the party who,
within five minutes, has taken my heels off,
hitched up my dress in my knickers, and probably spilt drink down my cleavage.
- Sadie Frost

If Ted Williams just tip his cap once he could be elected
Mayor of Boston in five minutes.
- Eddie Collins

You open the show with a bang, then don't come back on for 45 minutes.
- Robert Goulet

There were scenes that just for length purposes,
and knowing that the attention span of kids is not great,
don't make it much longer than about 90 minutes.
- John Badham

You could do a scene that takes 15 hours,
but in the movie, it's only 10 minutes.
The scene where they put the sauce poisoning in;
it took eight hours.
- Kel Mitchell

We shot ten minutes of the movie, and now we're looking for completion funds.
- Ed Wood

A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.
- Milton Berle

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

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

I'm bored with that line.
I never use it anymore.
My new line is "In 15 minutes everybody will be famous."
- Andy Warhol

15 minutes a day!
Give me just this and I'll prove I can make you a new man.
- Charles Atlas

My favourite quality workout is 6 X 5 minutes with
1 minute rest between each.
- Jonathan Brown

It was a kind of paralysis you would get from tendonitis
and I would last about five to ten minutes into the
set and it would set in and I really couldn't play.
- Leo Kottke

I guess it comes back to the old motto,
you have you're fifteen minutes a fame.
- Steve Brown

Oprah is so bright, and her intelligence is so piercing
that I don't think anyone who spends a few minutes
with her isn't struck by that.
- Victoria Principal

I don't talk like House, or walk like him.
I certainly don't think like him.
I don't like to think for more than 15 minutes at a stretch actually;
I am a fragile flower.
- Hugh Laurie

Flavor Five is a book with recipes using five ingredients
to possibly be cooked in just five minutes.
It will be very user-friendly for the home cook on the run.
- Rocco DiSpirito

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

After about 15 minutes, you feel that you're winning them over.
- Chita Rivera

Maybe it's my 15 minutes of fame, maybe it's longer.
- Jane Harman


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