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Life is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute -
only the last couple seconds are fatal,
but most people are scared to death the whole way down.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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It takes years to build up trust,
and only seconds to destroy it.
- Anonymous

For every minute you remain angry,
you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens

 

Is Elizabeth Taylor fat? Her favorite food is seconds.
- Joan Rivers

Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth,
down an eighth -it's like playing a slot machine.
I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.
- Ted Turner

There's nothing stupider than bursting into song for
seven seconds and then falling silent again.
- Richard Morris

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If you catch him, just give me four seconds with Saddam Hussein.
- Bruce Willis

Yeah, computers are going to take over the programming
business because they have become so fast recently
that they can solve the Halting Problem in five seconds flat.
- Craig Bruce

Now children as young as nine carry AK47s which can
kill 30 people in seconds.
- Kate Adie

You can't explain much in 60 seconds,
but when you show Michael Jordan, you don't have to.
It's that simple.
- Phil Knight

He is accelerating all the time.
That last lap was run in 64 seconds and the one before in 62.
- David Coleman

A good fighter usually knows, to within a very few seconds,
when a three-minute round is going to end.
- Jack Dempsey

I have a rude thought every three seconds!
- Lee Ryan

I get bored with establishing shots of people getting
out of cars and walking into buildings,
getting into elevators and then 45 seconds later they have a line.
- Dick Wolf

People sometimes say it takes a long time to become a jazz fan,
but for me it took about five seconds.
- Pat Metheny

Up until like five seconds ago, I just took what jobs came along.
- Paul Bettany

Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds.
See the world.
It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.
- Ray Bradbury

Four months of preparation and about 12 hours of shooting
turned into about 30 seconds of screen time.
- Wentworth Miller

I have a long way to catch up.
I have to start with the pros this year,
about 20 seconds back.
- Josh Brolin

In this sport luck and tragedy are only a few hundredths
of seconds apart from each other.
- Jacky Ickx

Sometimes it takes ten seconds to see some humor in your dilemmas,
sometimes ten years.
- Allen Klein

The day is coming when, in 45 seconds,
you can download a movie.
- Brian Roberts

Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds,
there is a woman giving birth to a child.
She must be found and stopped.
- Sam Levenson

Now you know those trick candles that you blow out and a couple of seconds.
- Tim Vine

The flight was extremely normal...
for the first 36 seconds then after that got very interesting.
- Pete Conrad

Same thing, like my commercials are often times really
funny because I tend to find 30 seconds is a really
good amount of time to tell a joke.
- Alex Winter

I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour -
but I can't remember a name three seconds.
I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion.
- Don Adams

The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh,
at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
- Lenny Bruce

A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there -
even if you put them end to end,
they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds,
snatched from eternity.
- Robert Doisneau

What I learned most was how to tell a story in 15 seconds
or 30 seconds or 60 seconds -
to have some kind of goal of what to try to do and
make it happen in that time.
- Renny Harlin

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today.
Have you used one to say "thank you?"
- William Arthur Ward

Love is 2 minutes and 52 seconds of squelching noises.
- Johnny Rotten

I started crying 20 seconds into the movie and didn't stop till it was over.
- Joel Siegel

Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
- Rudyard Kipling

Tony Hale is a devout Christian and is a complete retard
when it comes to swearing.
The script called for him to swear for about 30 seconds
and he just couldn't do it.
- Jason Bateman

The records fell easily at first.
Dozens of seconds peeled away with every running of a course,
and I could hardly wait for the next chance to improve.
- Joe Henderson

I like the fact you can spend two hours setting up
a scene that will only last a couple of seconds.
And I like just sitting around and dozing between scenes!
- Mackenzie Crook

I could be with a woman in a bed, for weeks even,
and it would seem to me like three seconds.
Or 300 years.
- Klaus Kinski

Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with
a few seconds of sheer terror.
- Pappy Boyington

Every couple of seconds out here they're honoring somebody.
You've got to get dressed, go in and sit down.
Invariably somebody makes a speech.
- Dom DeLuise

I'm a guy who likes to watch something cool,
creepy and suspenseful and there is no show to watch
as an adult that would scare me at for even four seconds.
- Todd McFarlane

The New Age? It's just the old age stuck in a microwave
oven for fifteen seconds.
- James Randi

No matter what your heartache may be,
laughing helps you forget it for a few seconds.
- Red Skelton

You have five seconds to enjoy it and then you remember who you didn't thank.
- Helen Hunt

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds,
and I very rarely change it.
- Margaret Thatcher

I was already on pole, then by half a second and then
one second and I just kept going.
Suddenly I was nearly two seconds faster than anybody else,
including my team mate with the same car.
- Ayrton Senna

Film scores are often based on short themes,
and it helps if you've got some way of developing these
themes and making them sometimes last 4 minutes and
sometimes last 40 seconds.
One ends up doing it subconsciously.
- Anne Dudley

I don't feel the obligation to have a big explosion
in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn't turn on another channel.
We are trying to make something that looks like a feature
film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding.
- Tom Selleck

One of the jokes on our flight is that,
if we have a normal entry day going,
the plan is for me...
to actually take the orbiter first and fly it for maybe
10 or 15 seconds and then hand it on over to Scooter.
- Duane G. Carey

I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone In
60 Seconds because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney.
My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage.
- Christopher Eccleston

When the motor was completed and tested,
we found that it would develop 16 horse power for a few seconds,
but that the power rapidly dropped till,
at the end of a minute, it was only 12 horse power.
- Orville Wright

Film acting is really the trick of doing moments.
You rarely do a take that lasts more than 20 seconds.
You really earn your spurs acting onstage.
I needed to do that for myself.
I would hate to say at the end of everything that I never did a stage play.
- Sam Shepard

The difficult thing about a pop record is that you're given guidelines:
it has to have 3 choruses,
and then it must be between 3 minutes fifteen seconds
and three minutes forty-five seconds.
- Duncan Sheik

To begin with, you must realize that any idea accepted
by the brain is automatically transformed into an action of some sort.
It may take seconds or minutes or longer -
but ideas always produce a reaction of some sort.
- Scott Reed

There's this notion that allows people to create their own collection of songs,
so it rewrites what a song is.
They may only want 10 seconds of something,
or they may only want this particular song,
or they want this group of songs.
It becomes much more user-controlled.
- Michael Nesmith

I met Clinton at a benefit for teachers,
which was a very good charity, but I met him for about 90 seconds,
and I thought it was important to meet the leader of the free world.
So I stood next to him for a photograph,
and then apparently that's all it takes.
- Julie Bowen

In sixth grade, my basketball team made it to the league championships.
In double overtime, with three seconds left,
I rebounded the ball and passed it -
to the wrong team!
They scored at the buzzer and we lost the game.
To this day, I still have nightmares!
- Zac Efron

I get amazed, I can't look at it but about 10 seconds,
at these politicians dancing around this,
dancing around this, I'm trying to find a correct name for it,
this utter absolute, asinine, idiotic stupidity of men marrying men.
- Jimmy Swaggart

He had one uniform practice, and a very bad one it was,
during the time of family worship, and just three or
four seconds before the conclusion of the prayer,
he started to his feet, and ran barking round the apartment like a crazed beast.
- James Hogg

I enjoy those small chats you have when people come
up and talk to you about your work.
It only involves a few seconds of effort to be nice to those people,
and I am very grateful for the kind words that people
have taken the trouble to express to me in person.
- Helena Bonham Carter

If we have another 2,000 people killed,
I want Nancy Pelosi and George Soros,
John Conyers and Pat Leahy to go to the funeral and say,
'Your son was vaporized because we didn't want to dump
some guy's head under water for 30 seconds.'
- Peter King

I don't have to say 'Rap it up' every two seconds,
or 'Don't do drugs' every two seconds.
They know they're not supposed to use drugs,
and they know they're supposed to put a condom on.
- Curtis Jackson

One can see that a canvas is six feet by eight feet,
say, quite accurately.
But you can spend two minutes and think it's five,
or thirty seconds and it's just a different bed for activities there.
- Robert Rauschenberg

When there is an accident involving fire,
in most cases death is caused by the inhalation of the toxic smoke.
What we need is air to go to a driver for 45 seconds.
I'm surprised that this is not done,
and I would make it compulsory.
- Jackie Stewart

I really don't like going out.
I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of someone,
a waitress, being responsible for my evening.
I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation,
and I've always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends.
I find that incredibly depressing.
- Amy Sedaris

The hours, minutes and seconds stand as visible reminders
that your effort put them all there.
Preserve until your next run, when the watch lets you
see how Impermanent your efforts are.
- Joe Henderson

Granted, prostate exams aren't the most enjoyable things in the world,
but they only last about 10 seconds.
It's well worth it.
Just think of the possible consequences if you don't get it done.
- Len Dawson

It takes great skill to tell a compelling story in under 60 seconds.
These five directors have mastered the format,
using their talent, craft and imagination to provide
us with some of the most innovative filmmaking out there today.
- Michael Apted

I get a little jealous of these actor boys.
They walk into a club, and in two seconds flat there
are swarms of girls who are wanting so badly to touch them or just say hello.
That's not the case with me, or any other girl I know.
- Claire Danes

There is no telling what is going to happen in the
music business in the next few years,
hours, minutes, seconds.
Giving artists the chance to produce and distribute
their own material is great,
very empowering.
The technological changes that are happening so rapidly now,
amongst all the opinions, are in truth,
only two things, inevitable and unstoppable.
- Pauley Perrette


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