Quotes with days
Every day I tell you that jigida and fire are not friends. But you will never hear. You grew your ears for decoration, not for hearing. One of these days your jigida will catch fire on your waste, and then you will know.
Things Fall Apart
We play out our days as we play out cards, taking them as they come, not knowing what they will be, hoping for a lucky card and sometimes getting one, often getting just the wrong one.
The Notebooks of Samuel Butler (1912)
I met such interesting people with Warren Beatty, whom I would never have met otherwise. And the film Shampoo (1975) stands the test of time. I cherish all those days. But I could not hack L.A. Hollywood was basically a throwaway society, run by publicity machines.
It may sound greedy to want more days with a person who lived so long, but the fact that my mother was 92 does not diminish -- it only magnifies the enormity of the room whose door has now quietly shut.
Tribute to his mother on his show that aired on June 19, 2013.
I dare say I am compelled, unconsciously compelled, now to write volume after volume, as in past years I was compelled to go to sea voyage after voyage. Leaves must follow upon each other as leagues used to follow in the days gone by, on and on to the appointed end, which, being Truth itself, is One -- one for all men and for all occupations.
Some Reminiscences (1912)
All of us have heard this term "preventive war" since the earliest days of Hitler. I recall that is about the first time I heard it.
News Conference of (August 11, 1954)
Some people approach acting with all these things in their head, making it more complicated than it needs to be, way too cerebral. I don't want to know that an actor lived in a cave for 12 days so that he could prepare for a part.
Whilst traveling through Afghanistan, we lost our corkscrew. Had to live on food and water for several days.
My Little Chickadee (1940)
These days, of course, the focus of talk about popular liberation through products is mostly associated with the Internet. I've been collecting computer ads and ads dealing with Internet industries.
You just didn’t see women taking over and beating up men in those days. Russ did something no one else had the imagination to do. And he was smart to use three bodied-up women, so whether the picture’s good or not, you still sort of stare at it.
Interview on Russ Meyer’s Ultravixens web site.
When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: "If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right." It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs at Stanford University on June 12, 2005
I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of The New York Times.
Despite the way things turned out [with the AIDS crisis], I'm still proud of those days. I feel like I was at the forefront of the gay liberation movement, and I hope I did my part to help it move forward. So, I kind of wear the label of 'Bathhouse Betty' with pride.
In Houston Voice, October 23, 1998.
Since I spent my days squeezing fruit, I was always covered with juice. So I designed myself a cotton shift in colors that matched the fruit.
Believing that fundamental conditions of the country are sound and there is nothing in the business situation to warrant the destruction of values that has taken place on the exchanges during the past week, my son and I have for some days been purchasing sound common stocks. We are continuing and will continue our purchases in substantial amounts at levels which we believe represent sound investment values.
Long contact with the human race has developed in it the art of diplomacy, and no Roman Cardinal of mediaeval days knew better how to ingratiate himself with his surroundings than a cat with a saucer of cream on its mental horizon.
The Achievement of the Cat
Shall we be destined to the days of eternity, on holy-days, as well as working-days, to be showing the relics of learning, as monks do the relics of their saints -- without working one -- one single miracle with them?
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760-1767)
I am also very proud to be a liberal. Why is that so terrible these days? The liberals were liberators — they fought slavery, fought for women to have the right to vote, fought against Hitler, Stalin, fought to end segregation, fought to end apartheid. Liberals put an end to child labor and they gave us the five day work week! What's to be ashamed of?
In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.
A Few Maxims For The A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated, 1894
Sometimes I can be extremely tough. I like to think that this is usually when I'm confronted with self-satisfaction. In philosophy the thing that irritates me is smugness, particularly scientistic smugness. What makes me really angry these days are certain kinds of reductive scientism that knock all the philosophical difficulties out.
Interview with Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian (November 29, 2002)