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Late night television is ready for someone like me... standards have gone to an all-time low.
I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.
Gerald R. Ford
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone.
Edward R. Murrow
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
The cost of living has gone up another dollar a quart.
W. C. Fields
I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone.
TV happens. And once it's happened, it's gone. When it's gone, you move on, no tears, no tantrums, no videotape.
Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.
America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
E. M. Forster
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
James A. Baldwin
You can't lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.
Humor is reason gone mad.
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.
We need not destroy the past. It is gone.
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
Hunter S. Thompson
The sun is gone, but I have a light.
Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet - it's gone.
Parody is homage gone sour.
When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out. You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone.
The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone.
One gets the impression that this is how Ernest Hemingway would have written had he gone to Vassar.
Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?
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