65 Long Time Quotes On Success In Life

These long time quotes will inspire you. Long time, (especially of a person) having had a specified role or identity for a long time.

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

Best Long Time Quotes

  1. “I want to be here for a long time, so I am going to do everything I have to do to be here.” ~ Magic Johnson
  2. “I’m just trying to enjoy my moment, and I would like to enjoy it for a long time.” ~ Lorena Ochoa
  3. “I’ve been around a long time, and life still has a whole lot of surprises for me.” ~ Loretta Lynn
  4. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” ~ Confucius
  5. “Sometimes we have to wait a long time to see conversions.” ~ Mark Dever

  6. “The struggle goes on. The victory is in the struggle, for me. And I accepted that a long time ago.” ~ Al Lewis
  7. “If they come back it’s a night we’ll remember for a long time. But that’s a capital if.” ~ Clive Tyldesley
  8. “Having been Scully for such a long time, I have to prove myself in other roles.” ~ Gillian Anderson
  9. “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
  10. “No blessing goes uncontested. It will take a long time to get your dream.” ~ Miranda Hart

  11. “I loved you for a long, long time
    I know this love is real
    It don’t matter how it all went wrong
    That don’t change the way I feel
    And I can’t believe that time’s
    Gonna heal this wound I’m speaking of
    There ain’t no cure for love” ~ Leonard Cohen , Long time quotes love
  12. “I’ve been gone for a long time. I really want to give the fans something that they deserve to have. So, I’m working really hard on this. I really want to make it the best work I’ve done so far.” ~ Brandy Norwood
  13. “Well, I think the camera freedom is something that we’ve resisted for a long time and feels like probably the biggest stretch. But it has some huge benefits.” ~ Will Wright
  14. “Clocks slay time… time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.” ~ William Faulkner
  15. “The world, I think, will wait a long time for Nikola Tesla’s equal in achievement and imagination.” ~ Edwin Howard Armstrong

  16. “The world, I think, will wait a long time for Nikola Tesla’s equal in achievement and imagination.” ~ Edwin Howard Armstrong
  17. “There are things one does not say for a long time, but, once they are said, one never stops repeating them.” ~ Benjamin Constant
  18. “A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you’re going to actually live.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards
  19. “It goes back to the destiny thing.I made a bargain with it, you know, a long time ago. And I’m holding up my end.” ~ Bob Dylan
  20. “In politics a week is a very long time.” ~ Harold Wilson

  21. “So a war begins. Into a peace-time life, comes an announcement, a threat. A bomb drops somewhere, potential traitors are whisked off quietly to prison. And for some time, days, months, a year perhaps, life has a peace-time quality, into which war-like events intrude. But when a war has been going on for a long time, life is all war, every event has the quality of war, nothing of peace remains.” ~ Doris Lessing
  22. “I came to terms with not fitting in a long time ago. I never really fitted in. I don’t want to fit in. And now people are buying into that.” ~ Alexander McQueen
  23. “If the Royal Family was going to assassinate someone, they would have gotten rid of me a long time ago.” ~ John Lydon
  24. “The people who seem to have a lock on power get swept out in a couple of years. So it’s na├»ve to keep swinging at the same targets over and over. It took me a long time to realize, but most of the shackles that I flailed against were just illusory.” ~ George Meyer
  25. “Any art worth its name requires you to be fundamentally lost for a very long time.” ~ Junot Diaz

  26. “It is good to taste for yourself everything you need to know. That worldly pleasures and wealth are not good things, I learned even as a child. I knew it for a long time, but only now have I experienced it.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  27. “The late Alfred P. Sloan, Ir., long-time executive of General Motors Corporation, had a fivepoint “secret of success.” It was: 1. Get the facts. 2. Recognize the equities of all concerned. 3. Realize the necessity of doing a better job every day. 4. Keep an open mind. 5. Work hard.” ~ Alfred P. Sloan
  28. “For a long time, I missed being in the courtroom every day. I missed trial work. It was so much a part of my life. It was what I did and who I was. But over the years I did find the opportunity to realize my childhood dream of writing crime fiction.” ~ Marcia Clark
  29. “It’s hard to say. Whenever you play with a group of people for a long time it influences the way that you play with others. They were all very defining in their own way and all affected the band in one way or another. I don’t think they are so obvious in the music. The fact is that The Lawrence Arms is the culmination of a long search of trying to find people who play well as a unit.” ~ Chris McCaughan
  30. “I always dressed funny or weird, if you want to call it that. It was always part of who I am and I dressed in my freakish way a long time before we ever thought about founding Orgy.” ~ Jay Gordon

  31. “A military audience is kind of weird. Pretty much how you would imagine a troop of males that haven’t seen a female in a long time and have been stuck in a base camp in the middle of nowhere for too long without any alcohol.” ~ Missy Higgins
  32. “I was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, in 1917, May the 28th. So you can figure that out; that’s a long ways off. Oh, I’ve been around a long time.” ~ Papa John Creach
  33. “I’ve been doing this work [ambassador of VDay]for a long time, and there are so many ways that we have to work to eradicate domestic violence and violence against women, this felt like such a tangible way to make a difference.” ~ Kerry Washington
  34. “People in London are so much more exposed to danger, or bad things. It took me quite a long time to grow up in that environment.” ~ Eliot Paulina Sumner
  35. “Women aren’t physically afraid of men; women are genetically afraid of men. It’s happened for such a long time.” ~ Eileen Myles

  36. “We signed with Roadrunner because, they almost signed us in ’97 or something, and we’ve been wanting to work with Monty Connor, the guy who signed us, for a long time because he’s been a huge fan of us since, I mean, in high school, when I was in high school and he was following our band.” ~ Jess Margera
  37. “That is the onslaught. It has been going on a long time, I argue, but in the 20th century humans have certainly perfected it, extending domination to every single corner of the earth and our Homo sapiens population to more than 6 billion – until no place is untouched by despoliation.” ~ Kirkpatrick Sale
  38. “People were very protective of me. Overly so. I was in the industry for a long time before I had any idea of what drugs people were doing.” ~ Joni Mitchell
  39. “The real question is not are there other forms of life in the universe, but are there other intelligent forms of life out there right now. Because the universe is not only really big but it’s also really long. It’s been around for a long time; it’s going to be around for a long time.” ~ Ian Bremmer
  40. “When you write a novel you have to live with the characters for a long time. So I prefer short stories. I never wrote anything more than 250 pages.” ~ Ruskin Bond

  41. “It may sound strange, but when you’re a kid and you’re in that environment, for some reason for a long time you think, when the doors are closed in other houses, this is what it’s like everywhere. And then at some point you begin to realize that isn’t true, and books were really the educational system that showed me that there were many better and different ways to live a life.” ~ Dean Koontz
  42. “If it’s too much for people, if audiences don’t accept it, well I guess that’s just the way it is. I’m not being cavalier when it comes to my financial partners, but I think I’ve earned the right to do my thing my way. While I really want it to do well and it would be lovely if it’s popular, movies are for a long time. I’m really proud of the piece. If it ends up not connecting with audiences, I won’t be heartbroken. I’ll be a little disappointed, but I won’t be heartbroken.” ~ Quentin Tarantino
  43. “Pharoahe Monch is a long time supporter of my music and I’m a long time supporter of his music so when we met each other it was almost like a natural occurrence.I met him before a few years earlier and we were just politicking with each other and we had a conversation about possibly doing something but our schedules have always been in conflict.” ~ Immortal Technique
  44. “I’ve been compiling a list of art project ideas for a long time. These are ideas of things I would love to see someday. They range from the practical – jackets with woodstoves in them – to the sublime – images of nuns on waterslides.” ~ Misha Collins
  45. “It’s not like you get up on stage and you’re immediately a genius. It takes a long time. So, don’t be discouraged.” ~ Bill Hader

  46. “I’m most grateful for my health. It’s taken me a long time to get where I am, to feel as strong as I do in my mind and in my body. It’s through that that I’m able to be present in all my relationships and not get overwhelmed by what could seem like a big task, going all around the world constantly.” ~ Jason Mraz , Long time quotes relationship
  47. “As an artist you’re on a journey of discovery and sometimes that journey takes a long time, doesn’t subscribe to [a] train schedule, to the punch-clock. And I need to read a lot to make my pages happen.” ~ Junot Diaz
  48. “I’ve wanted to direct for a long time, but it had to be a story I wanted to tell. The writer’s job is to find the story that he should tell.” ~ Peter Hedges
  49. “My first gig, I was about 17 or 18. But I’d been singing a long time. I got a guitar when I was 8, and started trying to write songs as a teenager.” ~ Toby Keith

  50. “I’m looking at the head of the household, and the house hasn’t been run properly for a long time, … Clinton was the first person ever to make a formal apology to black people for slavery, which was very warm and appreciated. But African-Americans haven’t healed at all . The wound is still very open. And seeing the differences in how people live, it just puts salt in it- constantly . Seeing the way we’re treated within these United States … it burns you even more every day.” ~ Jill Scott
  51. “It took me a long time to reach the decision to retire, actually, from the Art Ensemble. But it seemed more important to me to share the vitality of Aikido and the vitality of Zen training with people, even though it would be a smaller number of people, it seemed to give them something that could last and improve their lives.” ~ Joseph Jarman
  52. “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
  53. “I’ve never been willing to lie about my age. Why on earth would I want to tell people I’m 35, which I’m not, and have them say, ‘Oh that’s nice,’ when I could tell them I’m 47, which I am, and have them look at me and go, ‘Whoa!’. I’m not afraid of aging. I stopped being afraid of life a long time ago.” ~ Sharon Stone
  54. “The president of the United States, the most famous person in the world, maybe in the whole galaxy – in a long time – he had to spend like a billion dollars to set the record straight.” ~ Nancy Pelosi

  55. “It felt like I’d been playing second-string football for a long time, when, suddenly, I was playing in the Super Bowl. Even when ‘Basic Instinct’ was a hit, I still felt like I was running with that ball toward the end zone. It took awhile for me to realize that I was already in the end zone with the ball down and the crowd screaming on its feet.” ~ Sharon Stone
  56. “I’ve been famous for a long, long time. So I don’t think of it – I think of it very differently. It’s the normal temperature of my room.” ~ Sharon Stone
  57. “Before the boiling of blood and the searing of skin comes the secret catastrophe: Before Life on Earth becomes finally merely impossible, it will for a long time before have become completely unbearable.” ~ Tony Kushner
  58. “I can give you a spirit love, I have given you this long, long time; but not embodied passion. See, you are a nun. I have given you what I would give a holy nun…In all our relations no body enters. I do not talk to you through the senses – rather through the spirit. That is why we cannot love in the common sense.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  59. “People are content to wait a long time for salvation, but prefer dinner to turn up inside an hour.” ~ Terry Pratchett

  60. “It requires a long time to know anyone.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes
  61. “When I was a baby, my mom used to have a dance school, and she used to teach classes there. We didn’t have money for a babysitter, so she always brought me with her to the dancing school. Back then, I was already watching and listening to Michael Jackson for a long time.” ~ Afrojack
  62. “The thesis that the living creatures have always been composed different species was established in a time where no sufficient observations had been made and when science hardly existed. This thesis is denied every day by those who have made accurate observations, who have long time observed nature and who have had the benefit from studying our musei’s large and rich collections.” ~ Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  63. “Fame doesn’t redeem you. It takes a long time to get there, and when you’re finally there, you realize you still have authority figures telling you what to do.” ~ Cyndi Lauper

  64. “I played a lot of sarcastic, wisecracking characters for a long time, and people would think that was me. And it’s very much not me, and then people would think I was being sarcastic when I wasn’t: ‘Oh, you’re making fun of me right now.’ And I wasn’t!” ~ Zooey Deschanel
  65. “All this was mine; but I was a long time learning that wisdom and experience are things apart; that to taste life is not to be confused with understanding what life is really all about. The shared experiences, the wisdom so freely proffered by others, in words and in example, rarely swayed me for long. Came another day and the import was gone, and only the echo of the laughter remained. Experience was a revolving sun in the warmth of which I was content to bask.” ~ Wallis Simpson

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