A Quote by A. A. Milne on waiting, action, and people

You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you.  You have to go to them sometimes.

A. A. Milne

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A Quote by Elizabeth Taylor on waiting, patience, age, and maturity

It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

Elizabeth Taylor

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A Quote by Tom Stoppard on questions, waiting, life, and answers

My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.

Tom Stoppard (1937 -)

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A Quote by Barack Obama on change, waiting, and empowerment

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Barack Obama

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A Quote by Marianne Williamson on waiting, recognition, and maturity

Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.

Marianne Williamson

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A Quote by Leonard Cohen on pessimism, waiting, and reality

I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.

Leonard Cohen

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A Quote by Don Marquis on poetry, writing, publishing, and waiting

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

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A Quote by Thomas Merton on meditation, meditating, awareness, writing, art, life, and waiting

Learn how to meditate on paper. Drawing and writing are forms of meditation. Learn how to contemplate works of art. Learn how to pray in the streets or in the country. Know how to meditate not only when you have a book in your hand but when you are waiting for a bus or riding in a train.

Thomas Merton (1915 - 1968)

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A Quote by Henry van Dyke on love, time, fear, grief, joy, and waiting

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. 

Henry van Dyke (1852 - 1933)

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A Quote by Robert Grudin on discomfort, waiting, time, and anticipation

In the landscape of time, there are few locations less comfortable than that of one who waits for some person or event to arrive at some unknown moment in the future.

Robert Grudin

Source: Time and the Art of Living, Pages: 102

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