You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
I confess that I am a messy, disorganized and impatient reader: if the book doesn't grab me in the first 40 pages, I abandon it. I have piles of half-read books waiting for me to get acute hepatitis or some other serious condition that would force me to rest so that I could read more.
Wherever the invitation of men or your own occasions lead you, speak the very truth, as your life and conscience teach it, and cheer the waiting, fainting hearts of men with new hope and new revelation.
From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it.
We spend our lives, all of us, waiting for the great day, the great battle, or the deed of power. But that external consummation is not given to many: nor is it necessary. So long as our being is tensed, directed with passion, towards that which is the spirit of all things, then that spirit will emerge from our own hidden, nameless effort.
I love TV, don't get me wrong. But with film, you're just banging out this one product and you're not waiting on another script. You have your script. It's great, in that way.
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
Waiting makes me restless. When I'm ready, I'm ready.
Ten men waiting for me at the door? Send one of them home, I'm tired.
Waiting — quotes and aphorisms
It's an interesting thing when you're casting a film — especially when you're trying to discover someone — you're waiting for someone to step into the room in an audition process and claim the role.
Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.
Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source — a Sower of Dreams — just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true.
Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
There are thousands of inspirational stories waiting to be told about young women who yearn for a great education. They are stories of struggle and stories of success, and they will inspire others to take action and work to change lives.
You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy. The last term of the school-year is made of decades, not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.
I didn't know the full dimensions of forever, but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come.