Quotes by timing

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  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
    American baseball player 1881-
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    A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin.
  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett
    American actress, comedian, singer, and writer 1933-
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    Everybody I know who is funny, it's in them. You can teach timing, or some people are able to tell a joke, though I don't like to tell jokes. But I think you have to be born with a sense of humor and a sense of timing.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    From now on, I think it is safe to predict, neither the Democratic nor the Republican Party will ever nominate for President a candidate without good looks, stage presence, theatrical delivery, and a sense of timing.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    If the request is wrong, God says, No. If the timing is wrong, God says, Slow. If you are wrong, God says, Grow. But if the request is right, the timing is right and you are right, God says, Go!
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Blake Jenner
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    In Miami, I was studying improv as well as acting. Improv is a great tool to have, just for the comedic timing that you get. When I moved to L.A., I started taking classes with The Groundlings, and I loved it. I'm definitely in love with improv and comedy.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    It's good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work, eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations. Everything can't be personalized.
  • Carmen Agra Deedy
    Carmen Agra Deedy
    American author of children’s literature
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    Listen to great storytellers; slowly, you will learn about voice, timing, tension, structure, climax - all the things you need to tell stories that will capture the imagination of your audience.
  • Luck is being in the right place at the right time, but location and timing are to some extent under our control.
  • Arthur Laffer
    Arthur Laffer
    American economist and author 1940-
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    People can also change the timing of when they earn and receive their income in response to government policies.
  • The essential ingredient in politics is timing.
  • Billy Tauzin
    Billy Tauzin
    American lobbyist and politician 1943-
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    The timing was terrible, and having one disaster after another didn't help. I think the pictures on television of the way in which the disaster was handled also helped to turn off the public and Congress.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    Timing has always been a key element in my life. I have been blessed to have been in the right place at the right time.
  • R. I. Fitzhenry
    R. I. Fitzhenry
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    Timing, degree and conviction are the three wise men in this life.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
    American political and social activist 1936-1989
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    Usually when you ask somebody in college why they are there, they'll tell you it's to get an education. The truth of it is, they are there to get the degree so that they can get ahead in the rat race. Too many college radicals are two-timing punks.
    Source: Steal This Book (1971) Free Education
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
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    When you've been brought up in variety, I think timing is always important in your life. If I'm ever late for anything, whether it's personal or business, I always apologise. 'I'm sorry I'm late,' and all that. And if somebody is late meeting me, I expect them to say 'I'm sorry I'm late.' It's just, shall we say, showbiz etiquette of my day.
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