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Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.
I try to tell a story the way someone would tell you a story in a bar, with the same kind of timing and pacing.
The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.
Mary Catherine Bateson
You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.
You cannot afford to wait for perfect conditions. Goal setting is often a matter of balancing timing against available resources. Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions.
Gary Ryan Blair
You know, sometimes, when they say you're ahead of your time, it's just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.
Life is about timing.
Early on, they were timing my contract with an egg timer.
Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.
If the timing's right and the gods are with you, something special happens.
Timing is everything with relationships.
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.
I love Benny Hill. He one of my favourites of aaall time. Like, the way Benny did it, he was just amazing. Just seeing how he put songs together and comedy and the timing and the sketches. He was way ahead of his time.
Timing has a lot to with art.
LL Cool J
Fonda and Gary Cooper had the best sense of timing of all the actors I knew.
All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.
Everything is about your movements and precision and timing, which is what gymnastics is about.
One of the things that I'm really proud of is that I have really good timing. It's very easy for me to see what's coming up and it's no coincidence that I went headfirst into wine and then headfirst into new media - none at all.
As usual, my timing is bizarrely good.
Comedy is not funny. Comedy is hard work and timing and lots and lots of rehearsals.
Everybody has a high point and a lot goes into that: timing, situation, general consciousness.
Alex Van Halen
The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.
No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing.
I was not influenced by Jack Benny, and people have remarked on my timing and Jack's timing, but I don't think you can teach timing. It's something you hear in your head.
The essential ingredient of politics is timing.
In the case of Five-O, I believe it was a combination of many ingredients - timing, chemistry, Hawaii.
Then certainly for a musician timing becomes something that is immediately accessible as a concept, because it's a necessity in ones everyday performance.
As far as sitcoms go, I thought Jenna Elfman in 'Dharma and Greg' was a wonderful physical comedienne who had great timing.
There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need.
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