Top 144 Longest Quotes

In this post, you will find great Longest Quotes from famous people, such as Pritam Singh, Martina Navratilova, Henry James Sumner Maine, Shannon Miller, Cherie Blair. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

For the longest time, the state discourse in Singapore

For the longest time, the state discourse in Singapore has eschewed any reference to welfare. Similarly, the state has tended to place meritocracy on a pedestal. Political leadership has tended to frame both issues in the extreme, with welfare representing the bad, and meritocracy representing the good.
After I retired, I was in Aspen, and after two months of being at home, I started to go nuts. I needed to go somewhere because that was the longest I never travelled.
The Roman jurisprudence has the longest known history of any set of human institutions.
Henry James Sumner Maine
In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that’s pretty tough to get through.
The longest journeys start with the smallest steps.
I think my biggest break though came probably on Patriot Games because it was the biggest, longest second unit up to that point. It was like five months of shooting and a huge crew.
I adopted a pet because I have been wanting one for the longest time. In fact, I am really close to Ravi Dubey’s dog Moyo.
I was never the girl in high school who had a boyfriend for years. My longest relationship has been 18 months. I’ve thought maybe I’m really superficial and unable to have a relationship. What I’ve found is that people are attracted by my independence, and then they try to squelch it.
Pam Dawber
Anderson‘s been here the longest, he brought our sport to the forefront. He’s been around, and yeah, I’ve always been a fan and I’ve always enjoyed his fighting style.
My longest relationship with my first boyfriend was eight and a half years. We broke up a handful of times over those years, but he was my first love, I was his, and we were each other’s firsts.
Tommy Smothers is my longest mentor, and Dave Eggers is my youngest.
Don Novello
Given my earlier experience as the longest served CM of the erstwhile undivided A.P., I focused on choosing right people in the right place with clear priorities in the departments that were vital to attract large-scale investments into the state.
For the longest time, the way that I had understood 4chan was this idea that the lack of an archive made the content really ephemeral, and it took me a while, but I finally realized that that’s just totally wrong.
For the longest time, I was always like a guy that people would think they went to high school with. They’d be like, ‘How do I know you?’ After, we’d play a guessing game. I’d say, ‘I’m an actor,’ and they’d go, ‘Oh, what have you been in?’ I’d list my credits, and they wouldn’t really remember me.
For the longest time, I thought I was a boy. I really did. I wore boys’ clothes, played tag football.
The longest road trip I’ve ever been on is from Minnesota to Los Angeles.
I want to be in the Guinness Book of World Records. And I don’t have the patience to grow the longest fingernails in the world. Why not be the fastest woman on four wheels? It makes complete sense.
Jessi Combs
For the longest, I was slightly naive when it came to the real world. There were a lot of fears I was afraid to conquer that were just holding me back from standing up for myself or taking chances.
One of the themes of ‘The Longest War,’ my book, which came out before the Arab spring happened, was how al-Qaida and bin Laden was losing the war of ideas in the Muslim world, not because the United States was winning them, but because al-Qaida was simply losing them.
Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy. The last term of the school-year is made of decades, not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.
Booth Tarkington
My biggest enemy for the longest time was my head. When I first became successful, it made me anxious because I was overthinking everything, and you hear so manyfailstories.
My first game, I played the first play of the game and called a timeout and got sat down, got benched for the rest of the game, and we won the game. It was the longest day of my life. Long day. Very embarrassing.
I actually have only one Jackson! ESP makes all of my guitars now. But that Jackson was probably the last one I paid for, which is why I used it so much; I had to get my money‘s worth. That’s why, for the longest time, it was in all of our photos.
America has the longest prison sentences in the West, yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.
Since Sabu was the first guy that I was in the ring with professionally, we have the longest history in my career, and also, we were like minded.
For the longest time, the Asian-American community would talk about representation, but I think it’s also about the freedom to really shape, create, and explore issues that are important to us, regardless of whether it’s positive or negative, as long as it’s three dimensional.
For the longest time, people would say to me that I didn’t feel very modern, that I seemed from another time.
Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality and longest lasting paper ever made. It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.
Jack Herer
For centuries, the Yangtze River – the longest in Asia – has played an important role in China‘s history, culture, and economy. The Yangtze is as quintessentially Chinese as the Nile is Egyptian or the Rhine is German. Many businesses use its name.
The fact that a wrestling program called ‘Rawcould be the longest running television show in the history of television, bar nobody – nobody can now say we’re not on the map.
You have to be sharp with all aspects of your game at Augusta. You need to put yourself in the best spot off the tee and hit the longest drive you can, but I think this is really a second-shot course. If you leave yourself with an awkward putt on the greens, it can be very tricky here.
Louis Oosthuizen
For the longest time I was trying to please others. I c

For the longest time I was trying to please others. I can blame the whole world for each film that went wrong but if I’m not happy about a project I cannot give my best.
On this flight, my fourth spaceflight, I also became the record holder for total days in space and single longest mission.
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
For the longest time, I didn’t even want to admit I was serious about music. Before the Shins, I would tell myself, ‘Oh, I’m going to figure something out someday.’ I had this romantic vision of being this old dude maybe making guitars or something.
I love voyaging – the longest has been 3,000 miles to Hawaii. I’ve also spent weeks all over the Caribbean.
For time is the longest distance between two places.
Longest book was ‘2666’ by Roberto Bolano, and it was an irregular reading experience. I read the first four parts during a cross-country plane trip, reading at slightly slower-than-usual speed but surprised at how accessible the book was compared with ‘The Savage Detectives.’
If you watch wrestling, you now know the hip-hop culture is being represented with wrestling. For the longest time, the cultures have almost been parallel.
America forms the longest and straightest bone in the earth‘s skeleton.
The mind is like a sheet of white paper in this, that the impressions it receives the oftenest, and retains the longest, are black ones.
Julius Charles Hare
For the longest time I was afraid I’d have to keep on working at the factories. There was a steel mill and a pottery; if you didn’t go to college, you went to work in those places.
Daniel Johnston
Us Filipinos love Christmas so much that we have the longest Christmas season in the world.
Since creation of the E.U. a half century ago, Europe has enjoyed the longest period of peace in its history.
I had the longest judicial vacancy in the history of the United States – on the Eastern District of North Carolina. Not many people know that.
We are extending basic training. It’ll be the longest and toughest in the world.
What they told us about ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation‘ when we first started was that we were guaranteed 26 episodes, so that was the longest job I’ve ever had. And that was basically it – we didn’t know what the premise of the show was going to be and we waited, week by week, to see a script.
Marina Sirtis
For the longest time in Denmark I didn’t want to say what I was politically. I thought it was irrelevant.
The Arctic is going to be an area of intense interest. Russia has the longest coastline in the world with the Arctic.
For the longest time people were like, ‘Oh you play soccer, what else do you do?’ Cause they couldn’t believe that you could just be women‘s professional athlete. That’s really frustrating because it’s almost devaluing your actual skill and ability.
Death the last voyage, the longest, and the best.
Thomas Wolfe
Each movie I make has its own heroes, and the two heroes for me in ‘Arrival‘ are Amy Adams and Joe Walker, the editor. We worked very, very hard, and it was, by far, the longest editing process.
I have served the longest term as Tamil Nadu BJP president and I am proud of it.
I have the biggest and the longest mouth in the world. Everybody’s scared of my mouth.
I was a studious child, heavily into academics. For the longest time, I wouldn’t talk.
Your longest drives will come when you feel you’re swinging at 75 percent.
The greatest events of history are those which affect the greatest number for the longest periods.
I always wanted to retire a Piston anyway. That’s where I stayed the longest and had most of my success. I always wanted to be remembered as a Piston.
I think that Russia was like a lot of other countries, a lot of empires, in being a tyranny up until the early 20th century. Then Russia had something that no other country has had, which is the longest totalitarian experiment in history.
I actually wanted to be a police officer like my dad for the longest time, up until my sophomore year in high school when I started doing plays. I did plays when I was little, but in high school, I started getting into acting.
Chad Lindberg
I love to make a one-pot meal – think stir-fry but in the French Fricassee. I start with what takes the longest to roast and then add vegetables, fresh herbs, and starch until the meal is complete in one shot.
Burton Cummings joining the Guess Who in January 1966 changed my life forever. It’s been a rocky affiliation, no doubt. One journalist once described our relationship as the longest running soap opera in Canadian history. That may be a bit oversimplified.
My first, 'Room on the Roof,' was the longest book I've

My first, ‘Room on the Roof,’ was the longest book I’ve written.
For the longest time we looked at the career as a ladder, right, that there was one way up. I want to make sure that in Michigan we think of skills as rock climbing, that there’s a different path for everyone. And each has dignity and each has the ability to make a good living here.
I’ve been waiting to have facial hair on camera for the longest time – I’m always playing teenagers, and I always have to shave. I’ll let you in on a little secret: I have sensitive skin, and I’m a sensitive guy, so shaving is something that I don’t look forward to.
Dustin Milligan
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.
The human body is a steed that goes freest and longest under a light rider, and the lightest of all riders is a cheerful heart.
I looked around at the relationships that were the longest in my life, and they were the ones I had with my friends. I thought, ‘If I only wanted to get married once, I should probably marry a friend.’
My longest collaborative working relationship is with Katie Grand, the editor-in-chief of ‘Love’ magazine. Katie’s an inspiration and a sounding block. She’s got such great taste.
You know, Lisa, for the longest time, did not sing.
Working for Oprah is a dream come true. She was on my dream board for the longest time.
Most all of my awards are at the Country Music Hall of Fame. You know we had the longest running exhibit in the Hall of Fame history with Family Tradition. More people went to see Daddy‘s stuff and all the things I have collected over the years than any other exhibit.
I take the longest to get ready of anyone. I’ve been going in two hours before the show every performance.
Rue McClanahan
Fashion has always had the ability to affect lives, to touch people. But for the longest period of time, we’ve said, ‘Oh, we’re just pages of a magazine; that’s what we all look at.’ It’s more than that.
I took the longest showers of my life after every time I visited Gramacho. It affects the personality of the catadores. They always dress really well, they’re very sharp, and when they go out they always wear a lot of perfume because they’re very conscious of the possibility of having the smell.
I have about 25,000 songs on my computer and play them mostly on shuffle, which means that the songs I’ve played the most are the songs that have been on my computer the longest.
21 years as CEO is a long time. I was and probably still am the longest serving CEO in America. Certainly I am in the media industry, bar none.
Though it might be invidious to mention individuals, yet I may be allowed to say how much I owe to the constant help of my wife, not quite my first, but much my most consistent collaborator, and over the longest period of years.
Robert Robinson
Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
It’s like I’m thin skinned, I guess, but I thought I could never write about my youth for the longest time. It took getting to my forties before I could even look back on it.
My mom knew Salman sir, as they grew up together in Bandra. He would often tell my mother Genievev Advani how one day he would be a star. They have been friends for the longest time and would go cycling together.
For the longest time, I was uninterested in dealing with EMI Records.
As a former presidential campaign manager, I remember the final week of the campaign as being the longest and most important week of the campaign. The week doesn’t seem to end.
Floor exercise, the longest you run is two or three steps. In the vault, it’s not a whole lot more than that.
My mom wouldn’t let me dye my hair for the longest time.
I was shying away from acting for the longest time – because of having such big shoes to fill.
For the longest time, Indian women have been okay with being curvy. But I think the modern Indian woman needs to get toned. I don’t endorse being thin. Anorexia and bulimia are a reality in India because everybody wants to be thin.
The longest I’ve gone without a panic attack is about two months. Even then I can feel it bubbling away under the surface.
I think performing has been the weirdest realization, because for the longest time I thought that no one was listening to my music. Now seeing people let it affect them emotionally and put it into their own lives is the coolest feeling.
For the longest time, you just sound like a broken record, but you have to be consistent when teaching kids.
With Zeppelin, I tried to play something different every night in my solos. I’d play for 20 minutes but the longest ever was 30 minutes. It’s a long time, but whenI was playing it seemed to fly by.
John Bonham
The two managers I worked under longest are Gerard Houllier and Rafa Benitez. I have so much respect for the two of them.
It’s funnymusical theater is what paid my rent and kept me going for the longest time.
I had the longest, biggest bowl cut. It looked like I h

I had the longest, biggest bowl cut. It looked like I had a perfectly straightened mop on the top of my head.
I think people really don’t understand what a producer does versus what a director does. I mean, the producer is often the person that is on the movie the longest – it’s their material that they are then bringing the director onto to bring it to the screen. Are we overlooked? Absolutely.
The jokes I was always attracted to, and that I would tell for the longest, were jokes where I cared about the subject. Whenever I wrote a joke where I didn’t care, even if it was really funny, the third time I told it, it would lose steam.
I was with PolyGram; that was the big label that I was with for the longest, like 12 years.
People take the longest possible paths, digress to numerous dead ends, and make all kinds of mistakes. Then historians come along and write summaries of this messy, nonlinear process and make it appear like a simple, straight line.
I just, I was in such denial within myself for the longest time, just because of the place I grew up in. Like, it wasn’t common. I didn’t know anybody that was gay. I think I had one gay friend in high school and she never even, like, came out. It was just, like, we all just knew.
Because the truth is, today‘s immigrants, as they have for generation after generation, work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay, jobs that are just about impossible to fill.
Most days, we don’t get to the ‘SNL‘ studio until noon. On Monday, we pitch the host, and that’s our shortest, lightest day. Tuesday is our longest day – some people don’t leave until Wednesday night. It’s just a long, long day.
Aidy Bryant
For the longest time, it’s always been Aaron Rodgers and the offense. It’s nice to have a little notoriety on defense.
As an Asian immigrant coming in, for the longest time I still had problems getting in the lot because they’re just not used to seeing someone like me who’s directing these films. I do think ultimately there’s a point where we can kind of just shed that label and become filmmakers.
My sister was cute, she said, ‘Oh my gosh, you’re an overnight success.’ ‘Oh,’ I said, ‘this is the longest night.’ I’ve been at it since 1982.
Who’s been with me longest? Kevin Blackwell. I signed him as a goalkeeper at Scarborough in ’86 and he’s basically been with me my whole career. He’s been my goalkeeper, reserve goalie, now my assistant manager.
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
My dad had the longest, silkiest, healthiest hair you’ve ever seen on a man. He had an extensive skincare routine. He was very picky with food. He never ate with his hands.
When you get out of the military, all you are doing is a work-up for the longest deployment of your life.
The physical toughness is the obvious – the ability to push through things no matter what’s coming at you, to keep going, to not give in. Never surrender. Usually the victory goes to the guy who can play through it the longest. Of course, the mental part is equally important.
I’ve been pushing for the longest time that you get the votes easier and with more enthusiasm when people feel like you’re addressing their concerns.
It really lasted the whole game, because I was really untouchable, unstoppable that game. But it was heightened on one particular play, and that was the longest run where everything completely slowed down. My awareness was so keen, it was so heightened, it was really amazing.
Marcus Allen
I’m self-taught, and fake eyelashes definitely took the longest to master. I glued my eyes shut at least 15 times.
Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice.
Ernest Thompson Seton
With the arrogance of youth, I thought, ‘I don’t drink, don’t smoke, I don’t do drugs, so why would I get cancer?’ The week I spent waiting for the result of the biopsy to see if it was malignant felt like the longest of my life.
Since I can’t write the greatest American novel, I’m going to write the longest American novel.
There are many ways to be the odd girl out. Your pain can brief or lasting, visible to all or none, with one or many. One of the longest, quietest ways to be the odd girl out is to be friends with two girls who are closer to each other than to you.
If I am anorexic, I’d be in the hospital! I am tall. I am 5 foot 9 inches, 175 cms tall. I am lean, I am active and athletic. There are so many women who are naturally lean, and so am I. I have been like this for the longest time.
Look, I spent six years in Philly. And for the longest time, I thought there was nothing like Eagles fans. Until I got to Buffalo.
When people start to write articles about what might be wrong with the ‘Today’ show you know where you should point the finger, point it at me because I have been there the longest. And it’s my responsibility.
We did do the whole of the live suite from ‘Fly From Here,’ and that was very enjoyable to do. In fact, that is actually our longest piece of music, I think, that we’d ever done.
When Queen Victoria became Britain‘s longest ruling monarch in September 1896, ousting George III, church bells rang throughout the country, and beacons blazed on hilltops.
For the longest time, chefs and restaurateurs were able to get products home cooks couldn’t get, but that’s not the case anymore.
The greatest legacy is that which benefits the widest number of people for the longest period without limit to value. No one but the Prophet Muhammad was given that role as the seal of God‘s message.
There’s a fashion for a macho style of filmmaking. How long can your longest take be? And shooting things in one shot. For me, if you can sort of disappear and make people feel that they are there, that involves massive amounts of work.
A trillion dollars spent, 2,000 American lives lost - A

A trillion dollars spent, 2,000 American lives lostAfghanistan is the longest war in American history. But you don’t hear a word about it.
Michael Baumgartner
For the longest time, I was just real nervous about privacy and people prying into my personal business.
For the longest time, my older brother told me he was teaching me self-defense, but now that I’m grown up, I realize he was just practicing his martial arts on me.
Olga Fonda
The bottom line is that Wanda Sykes has the longest continuously documented family tree of any African-American we have ever researched.
In the early 1930s, flying from England to Australia was the longest flight in the world. It was considered extremely dangerous and hazardous, pushing pilots to the limits of mechanical skills and human endurance. Aviation was young.
Mary Garden
I had the longest awkward phase. I had braces for 3 years; I cut my own bangs too far back and they looked like a bowl cut, and I broke my nose twice.
Even non-democratic allies no longer trust America. Barack Obama has alienated our most important and longest standing Arab allies, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Both the anti-Muslim Brotherhood and the anti-Iran Arab states have lost respect for him.
I love acting – I love doing it. It’s a lot of fun, but for the longest time, I wanted to become a firefighter. I still do want to become a firefighter.
Ryan Potter
In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.
John Masefield
The most important thing in the Royal Rumble is saving as much energy as you can. The guy who’s going to win is usually going to be the guy who can defend himself the longest.
The best government is not the one that you can serve in the longest, but the government that’s closest to the people.
George Brauchler
We’re a crazy country about sports, but for the longest time, only followed our own sports.
The companies that survive longest are the one’s that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul.
Charles Handy
I’m desperate to work again. I’ve often had those periods, but two years was the longest.
Charlotte Gainsbourg
‘I am’ is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that ‘I do’ is the longest sentence?
At this point in my career, ‘Scream‘ is one of the longest running stories I’ve told. It’s fascinating to still have actors who are very much into continuing their roles and have great chemistry.
I want to be one of the longest reigning champions, and for our women as a whole, even if I’m not in the match, I want us to have a Main Event at WrestleMania.
I have been sober for the longest time. Oh, it’s over a decade now. No joke.
Dana Plato
For the longest time, I was trying to be DJ Shadow, I think. But I slowly developed my own style. It was trial and error, for sure.