Wait Quotes

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though late, a sure reward succeeds.

William Congreve

Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure

Proverb

Optimism doesn't wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time.

Norman Cousins

To have some idea what it's like, stand in the outside lane of a motorway, get your mate to drive his car at you at 95 mph and wait until he's 12 yards away, before you decide which way to jump.

Geoff Boycott

It's alright, just wait and see, your string of lights is still bright to me. Who you are is not where you've been. You're still an innocent. It's okay life is a tough crowd, 32 is still growing up now.

Taylor Swift

Climate change is real. The science is compelling. And the longer we wait, the harder the problem will be to solve.

Senator John Kerry

Don't place too much confidence in the man who boasts of being as honest as the day is long. Wait until you meet him at night.

Edwards, Robert C.

Wait a while; there will come to you mounts, carrying lions in shining armor, battalions followed by battalions.

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

Let good digestion wait on appetite and health on both.

William Shakespeare

Problems are solved on the spot, as soon as they arise. No front-line employee has to wait for a supervisor's permission.

Jan Carlzon

Our enemies can deal a blow to us any time they wish. They did not wait for permission to do this. They do not deal a blow with prior notice. They do not take action because they can't.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.

Samuel Butler

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle

Abraham Lincoln

Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.

Allan Bloom

If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.

Bill Gates

If you don't like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.

Mark Twain

I inherited that calm from my father, who was a farmer. You sow, you wait for good or bad weather, you harvest, but working is something you always need to do.

Miguel Indurain

The modern fairy tale ending is the reverse of the traditional one A woman does not wait for Prince Charming to bring her happiness she lives happily ever after only by refusing to wait for him -- or by actually rejecting him. It is those who persist in hoping for a Prince Charming who are setting themselves up for disillusionment and unhappiness.

Susan Faludi

The atomic bomb survivors... cannot wait another 50 years. Their highest hope is to see the abolition of nuclear weapons within their own lifetime. It is a steep climb to this goal, but one from which we must never relent

Iccho Itoh

Most of life is routine - dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.

Ben Nicholas

It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.

Charles Caleb Colton

Do not let the loud utterances of your own wills anticipate, nor drown, the still, small voice in which God speaks. Bridle impatience till He does. If you cannot hear His whisper, wait till you do. Take care of running before you are sent. Keep your wills in equipoise till God's hand gives the impulse and direction.

Alexander MacLaren

It is probably prudent to wait and delay. At some point this year the market will turn around.

Jeffrey Kagan

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