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Applause waits on success.
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Thomas A. Edison
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.
I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn't show.
Men may know many things by seeing; but no prophet can see before the event, nor what end waits for him.
There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.
Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.
They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move - and he, in turn, waits for you.
True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed.
We live trapped, between the churned-up and examined past and a future that waits for our work.
Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time.
The clock never stops, never stops, never waits. We're growing old. It's getting late.
I always wanted to sound like a man, like Jeff Buckley or Tom Waits.
A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action. You must act as you breathe.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
Walter Savage Landor
There's a lot of talent in South Central L.A., in Compton and Long Beach and Watts, and the city north of Pico pretty much sits back and waits for that talent to emerge and then steps in.
People write about getting sick, they write about tummy trouble, they write about having to wait for a bus. They write about waiting. They write three pages about how long it took them to get a visa. I'm not interested in the boring parts. Everyone has tummy trouble. Everyone waits in line. I don't want to hear about it.
Home, nowadays, is a place where part of the family waits till the rest of the family brings the car back.
Courage is heartworth making itself felt in deeds. It never waits for chances; it makes chances.
George Matthew Adams
Sometimes my heart hurts so much, I beat it with my fists. I try to run. But you cannot run from this. It waits for you. Even when you think you have escaped it, it is there.
Men have a lot less to write about, unless you're somebody like Tom Waits or John Lennon. And the female voice is much more suited to melody. Men have this barky thing - we're domesticated apes with a microphone.
For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.
'I don't want to grow up,' Tom Waits said it. I live it. I put myself in a position to be a kid as long as I want to. I play loud music and scream for a living.
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