How Many Times Quotes by Erik Paulsen, Lillian Hellman, Natasha Leggero, Tom Stoppard, Alex Lifeson, Gina Schock and many others.
Since I joined Congress, I’ve been shocked at how many times we were forced to vote on 1,000-plus-page bills without ample time to read or review what was in the final legislation. It’s no wonder Congress doesn’t enact good policy.
Unjust. How many times I’ve used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don’t have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice.
For comedians, we’re all kind of tweeting our thoughts instead of spending time developing them. You can gauge how good a joke might be by how many times it gets retweeted, but it takes discipline to go back through the tweets and then develop jokes from them.
If I see an actor in a role that is really terrifying, no matter how many times I meet him socially, I’m still frightened of him. I think he’s going to hit me.
I don’t know how many times I heard older people, and not just parents but just older people, say, ‘Oh, my God. Your generation is just totally nuts. You have no sense of what it was really like, when it was great.’ And every generation has that same feeling, you know?
We’re family, like it or not. I can’t tell you how many times we were going to break up for this or that, and then something would just bring us back together.
If we do a little bit of insight into history, how many times have there been people doing hate discourse, blaming everything on a certain group of people. That really is the genesis of genocide, where it kind of sparks.
I think a lot of politicians, rightfully so, understand that their political futures are tied to how many times people see their names in print. The press is so accustomed to politicians wanting those things, it’s a surprise when somebody’s like, ‘Whatever, I’m not really worried about those things.’
I guess another message I’d like to say with this book is no matter how many times you fail… I failed a lot of times trying to get clean, and never thought I’d get to this point.
If parents know how many times others are finding lice on their kids’ heads, maybe other parents will not hide their own discoveries in shame.
I don’t know how many hills and valleys I’ve had, how many times I’ve had to refocus my world and my life and my career.
I don’t care how many times I play ‘Angry Birds.’ When you have the world’s cares on your shoulders and you fling those little birds at those rotten pigs, then the whole world just melts away.
I can’t tell you how many times I hit that mat, especially that first year, where I said to myself, ‘Man, this fake stuff hurts like hell. Do I really want to do this?’ And every time, I would come back, ‘Yeah, I wanna do this.’
It wasn’t cool that I didn’t comb my hair and had books and wore glasses. It was never cool be a nerd and tomboy, and these days, it really is. And I’m like, ‘You guys have no idea what I went through.’ How many times my mother yelled at me to comb my hair.
I like movies where you feel like you’re going into another world, and no matter how many times you watch it, you’re gonna see something new in that world. That level of detail really inspires me.
I have been involved with U.S. Soccer for 30 years, and I don’t remember one senior woman in the organization that you would deal with on a daily basis in a position that was making decisions. That is a huge issue. How many times do you hear, ‘There are no women around?’ Well, they are fishing in the wrong pond.
It’s queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!