65 Long Time Ago Quotes On Success In Life

These long time ago quotes will inspire you. Long time ago, far in the past, not at all recently.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging long time ago quotes, long time ago sayings, and long time ago proverbs.

Best Long Time Ago Quotes

  1. “A long time ago a bunch of people reached a general consensus as to what’s real and what’s not and most of us have been going along with it ever since.” ~ Charles de Lint
  2. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” ~ Warren Buffett
  3. “The truth is… I gave my heart away a long time ago, my whole heart… and I never really got it back.” ~ Reese Witherspoon
  4. “The struggle goes on. The victory is in the struggle, for me. And I accepted that a long time ago.” ~ Al Lewis
  5. “A long long time ago, I can still remember how that music use to make me smile.” ~ Don McLean

  6. “I learned a long time ago that the show you’re going to see isn’t the one you have in your head. As soon as you understand that, you’re going to enjoy it a lot more.” ~ Jeff Daniels
  7. “I’ve gone through so much in my life. I should have been dead a long time ago, but I am still here, and I’m the happiest I’ve ever been.” ~ Etta James
  8. “I sort of gave up on this whole human adventure a long time ago, divorced myself from it emotionally. It gives me an artistic detachment that I find valuable. I think the human race has squandered its gift, and I think this country has squandered its promise, for the sake of cell phones and Jet Skis.” ~ George Carlin
  9. “It is a mischievous notion that we are come late into nature; that the world was finished a long time ago. As the world was plastic and fluid in the hands of God, so it is ever to so much of his attributes as we bring to it. To ignorance and sin, it is flint. They adapt to themselves to it as they may; but in proportion as a man has anything in him divine, the firmament flows before him and takes his signet and form.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. “I made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It’s helped me a lot.” ~ Bette Midler

  11. “Look at the stars, how they shine and glow, some of the stars died a long time ago. Still they shine in the evening skies for you see, love like starlight never dies” ~ Debi Gliori
  12. “Don’t underestimate the power of events that happened a long time ago. That is the tragic flaw of modern man.” ~ Anne Fortier
  13. “I’m never going to be the lead actor guy. I’m real quiet and real happy and real fortunate to keep working. It’s what I do. It’s like the circus. I ran away and joined it a long time ago.” ~ Michael Ironside
  14. “Understand that this art has been created by few soldiers in Vietnam to escape or reach: and this is the spirit I’d like parkour to keep. You have to make the difference between what is useful and what is not in emergency situations. Then you’ll know what is parkour and what is not. So if you do acrobatics things on the street with no other goal than showing off, please don’t say it’s parkour. Acrobatics existed long time ago before parkour.” ~ David Belle
  15. “A long time ago god chose you, today remember to choose Him.” ~ Gerald Brooks

  16. “There was an old, crazy dude who used to live a long time ago. His name was Lord Buckley. And he said, a long time ago, he said, ‘People–they’r e kinda like flowers, and it’s been a privilege walking in your garden.’ My love goes with you.” ~ Robin Williams
  17. “A diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor a person perfected without trials. Someone is enjoying shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” ~ Warren Buffett
  18. “I lost my dad back in the fall, and my dad said something to me a long time ago. He said, ‘Are you happy with who you are now?’ because we just had a real serious talk. And I said, ‘Yeah.’ He said, ‘Then you can’t regret what got you to where you are. So whatever you do and whatever mistakes you make, learn from them and grow. And just always treat people with kindness,’ which I’ve tried to do.” ~ Dennis Haskins
  19. “I developed a long time ago some habits. One of them is what I call “divert daily, withdraw weekly, and abandon annually.” Divert daily is everyday you do something that’s not work-related. You do something that relaxes you. Then you withdraw weekly. The Bible says every seven days you take a day off. And then abandon annually means you just go out and forget it all.” ~ Rick Warren
  20. “I gave up shame a long time ago.” ~ John Lithgow

  21. “It was a long time ago. I was talking to a friend about astrology, and he mentioned the Seth books. I’d never heard of them, but I intuitively knew they were important to me. It sounds very romantic, but it really was like that. I took an interest in them right away for no reason.” ~ Francis Dunnery
  22. “I don’t care so much about form. Perhaps I did in the beginning, a long time ago. But now I just want to be as straight and simple and as true as possible.” ~ Anders Petersen
  23. “Oh, I steal things all the time. It’s just something I do. I stopped caring a long time ago.” ~ Creed Bratton
  24. “A long time ago, when I was a young dancer in New York City, I fell in love with Jimmy Dean and he fell in love with me.” ~ Liz Sheridan
  25. “I learned a long time ago that it doesn’t make me less of a woman because my babies come out of a different place. My C-sections have been fine.” ~ Angie Harmon

  26. “This whole thing that’s happened to me, you see, this whole success thing..it hasn’t yet really compromised the position that I took a long time ago in Texas, that was to be true to myself, to be the person that I…that was on inside of me and not play games.” ~ Janis Joplin
  27. “When you make it to eighty-four, then you’re ready to sit back and think universal and systematic. I was a philosophy major a long, long time ago. At Stony Brook. You had something to do with some state university school?” ~ Richard Meltzer
  28. “The short version is that I started an internet diary a long, long time ago (six years!) because I was bored with my job. I figured I would write a few funny things a few times a week until I had enough material to do stand-up. After two or three weeks, I emailed it to some friends. They emailed it to other friends, and more people started reading. Eventually, I realized that stand-up was scary and it would be much easier to just keep writing this stuff at work.” ~ Jason Mulgrew , After long time ago quotes
  29. “As a child, I had a lot of older gay men taking care of me. There’s a trust there. I feel like little girls and old gay men together – there’s a safety. They make a shield from all of the bad things they’ve experienced in the world. They make a home together. There are no songs about that. I don’t know if you remember, but there was a show a long time ago called ‘Love, Sidney.'” ~ Margaret Cho
  30. “You shoulda shot that fella a long time ago. Now he’s too rich to kill.” ~ Chill Wills

  31. “There was a concept a long time ago that you would do a different type of reactor called a “fast reactor,” that would make a bunch of another element called plutonium, and then you would pull that out, and then you would burn that. That’s called “breeding” in a fast reactor. That is bad because plutonium is nuclear weapons material. It’s messy. The processing you have to get through is not only environmentally difficultly, it’s extremely expensive.” ~ Bill Gates
  32. “I don’t really read the reviews, but I remember one a long time ago I read that said that I had a face like a potato.” ~ Bill Murray
  33. “I never drove a car in my life. Given my drinking habits in those days, I would have been dead a long time ago – stumbling out of a bar at 4 a.m. and getting into a car.” ~ Carl Andre
  34. “I put the Vietnam War behind me a long time ago, and what I wanted to (do) among other things was help veterans also be able to come all the way home as some of our veterans have not been able to do. But I harbor no anger nor rancor. I’m a better man for my experience, and I’m grateful for having the opportunity of serving.” ~ John McCain
  35. “I got involved in the design process a long time ago. I’ve been working with their main designer [Berlei] for a while. It’s been really fun all around.” ~ Serena Williams

  36. “One thing I learned a long time ago is that even if you think you’re meant to be with someone, that doesn’t necessarily mean you get to be with them.” ~ Miranda Kenneally
  37. “I learned a long time ago: You’re in the entertainment business. You’re not in the reality business. One has absolutely nothing to do with the other.” ~ Dennis Farina
  38. “For me, everything is about Jesus and Father and the Holy Spirit, and relationships, and life is an adventure of faith lived one day at a time. Any aspirations, visions and dreams died a long time ago and I have absolutely no interest in resurrecting them (they would stink by now anyway). I have finally figured out that I have nothing to lose by living a life of faith. I know more joy every minute of every day than seems appropriate, but I love the wastefulness of my Father’s grace and presence. For me, everything in my life that matters, is perfect!” ~ William P. Young
  39. “A long time ago I learned not to put the blame for backwardness in Brazil on the US. We have to blame ourselves. Our backwardness is caused by an elite which for a century didn’t think about the majority and subordinated itself to foreign interests.” ~ Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
  40. “My own perception was that although it kind of sucks to be stuck in a contract you signed a long time ago, when you’re having success, it gives you some leverage.” ~ Slim Moon

  41. “A long time ago, Anne used to talk about energy – how that was all that love was – ions connecting across synapses of time and air. Don’t rationalize, she’d say. None of it will ever make sense. I leaned back against the wall and closed my eyes, not wanting to cry. Anne was right. None of it made any sense.” ~ Jacqueline Woodson
  42. “I discovered a long time ago that if I helped people get what they wanted, I would always get what I wanted and would never have to worry.” ~ Tony Robbins
  43. “There is nothing that is happening because of something you vibrated a long time ago or in a past life. It is not about what you were born into. It is only about what you are, right now, in this red hot fresh moment emitting.” ~ Esther Hicks
  44. “I am not surprised that the president of the United States called this a phony scandal. I’m not surprised Secretary Clinton asked, “What difference does it make?” I’m not even surprised that Jay Carney said Benghazi happened a long time ago. I’m just surprised at how many people bought it.” ~ Trey Gowdy
  45. “I stopped worrying about being desired a long time ago.” ~ Daniel Craig

  46. “Classical music is this music that was written by a bunch of dead people a long time ago.” ~ Frank Zappa
  47. “I learned a long time ago that minor surgery is when they do operation on someone else, not you.” ~ Bill Walton
  48. “Levi’s eyebrows were pornographic. If Cath were making this decision just on eyebrows, she would have been “up to his room” a long time ago.” ~ Rainbow Rowell
  49. “Maybe Dauntless was formed with good intentions, with the right ideals and the right goals. But it has strayed far from them. And the same is true of Erudite, I realize. A long time ago, Erudite pursued knowledge and ingenuity for the sake of doing good. Now they pursue knowledge and ingenuity with greedy hearts. I wonder if the other factions suffer from the same problem. I have not thought about it before.” ~ Veronica Roth
  50. “Figure out where you’re going before you go there: he was told that a long time ago.” ~ John Updike

  51. “It was a long time ago, we were in the office, and we had finished work exhausted. A friend of a friend said ‘Hey, take this it will give you energy,’ so I thought I’d try it. I didn’t know what it was. It made me laugh and laugh, like crazy…to the point that my back hurt’ *he holds his hips* ‘like I’d just had a baby.” ~ Giorgio Armani
  52. “I do not comment on my client’s personal lives in the media. As for Luke, he did so once, a long time ago when he was an inexperienced, young actor and now with maturity and hindsight, he has learned not to engage the press in his personal life again.” ~ Luke Evans
  53. “The breaking up of the terrestrial globe, this it is we witness. It doubtless began a long time ago, and the brevity of human life enables us to contemplate it without dismay. It is not only in the great mountain ranges that the traces of this process are found. Great segments of the earth’s crust have sunk hundreds, in some cases, even thousands, of feet deep, and not the slightest inequality of the surface remains to indicate the fracture; the different nature of the rocks and the discoveries made in mining alone reveal its presence. Time has levelled all.” ~ Eduard Suess
  54. “I wanna hear it, I wanna hear it from each and every one of you. I wanna hear it from the kids, the men, the women. I wanna hear it from every single person in this arena. I want you to stand up out of your seat, I want you to get up and do what you should have done a long time ago! I want you to admit that you were wrong! All of you! You all were wrong! Each and every single one of you! I made it!” ~ The Miz
  55. “I have a film I want to direct. Gena Rowlands was going to do it with me a long time ago. It’s about an older woman who’s running a ranch in the west the old fashioned way.” ~ William Hurt

  56. “I found out a long time ago that if I didn’t have a good story for a song, I could just make one up! Now it seems over half the stories in my show are made up. The funny thing is, those seem to be the ones that resonate the most with the audiences.” ~ Ronny Cox
  57. “Women are always murdered and maimed, and they’re never given their rightful place as lead characters! And I think [creator Michael Hirst] has just written what should have been written a long time ago. There shouldn’t be anything that different about Vikings, but there is, because there’ve just been so many shows that have not stepped up to the plate and given female actors and female characters equal footing.” ~ Clive Standen
  58. “Hollywood has lost touch with their audience a long time ago.” ~ John Ratzenberger
  59. “A long time ago, there were lovers that lived on the opposite ends of a river. They promised to meet when the camellia flowers bloomed. But it rained so much the boat couldn’t cross the river. So the two couldn’t meet, even though the camellia flowers had all bloomed. Lets meet again. Before the camellia flowers wilt.” ~ John the Apostle
  60. “If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.” ~ Larry Page

  61. “How many people do you know believe they’re going to heaven because, they’re not trusting so much in Christ as they are the sincerity of the decision they made a long time ago?” ~ Paul Washer
  62. “Beware of people preaching simple solutions to complex problems. If the answer was easy someone more intelligent would have thought of it a long time ago – complex problems invariably require complex and difficult solutions.” ~ Steve Herbert
  63. “It wasn’t a revenge game or a get-back game, because that was a long time ago. This was just a big win for us.” ~ Jake Delhomme

  64. “My sister is also retarded. Across the board. She’s a one hundred percent, honest to goodness, born that way retard. I learned a long time ago that if you’re going to tell a story about your retarded sister, you need to mention she’s retarded right off the bat or inevitably, at the end of the story, someone will say, What… is she, retarded? And then you have to go, Uh… yeah, she is. Followed by a lengthy, awkward silence.” ~ Bonnie McFarlane
  65. “I’ll explain it to you. To me it’s more than a game.” She touches her chest and says, “When you love something as much as I love football, you just feel it inside. Did you ever love doing something so bad that it consumed you?” “A long time ago.” “That’s what football is to me. It’s my passion, my life… my escape. When I play, I forget everything that sucks in my life. And when we win…” She looks down like she’s embarrassed to admit what she’s about to reveal. “I know this is going to sound stupid, but when we win I think miracles can happen.” ~ Simone Elkeles

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