Women have to control their fertility for 30 years. Thirty years is a long time not to make mistakes.
It takes a long time to publish a book.
Think of God; attachments will gradually drop away. If you wait till all desires disappear before starting your devotion and prayer, you will have to wait for a very long time indeed.
We have learned a long time ago that one cannot compromise with terrorists.
You only live a short time… and you are dead a long time.
What we all need to do is find the wellspring that keeps us going, that gives us the strength and patience to keep up this struggle for a long time.
I don’t know that we really think any thoughts; we think connections between thoughts. That’s where the mind moves, that’s what’s new, and the thoughts themselves have probably been there in my head or lots of other people’s heads for a long time.
Shakespeare tells the same stories over and over in so many guises that it takes a long time before you notice.
A very large majority of the U.S. population is in favor of establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba and has been for a long time with some fluctuations. And even part of the business world is in favor of it, too. But the government won’t allow it.
I’ve thought Cheney was scary for a long time. Now I know I was right to be nervous.