Top 135 Longest Quotes

We have collected the best Longest Quotes by famous authors including Gretchen Whitmer, Walter Cronkite, George Carlin, Caleb Plant, Dana Plato and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

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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.

Gretchen Whitmer
A lot of the questions raised about television’s power and influence on events have applied throughout history to every mass-communications medium – most particularly print, because that’s the medium we’ve had the longest.

Walter Cronkite
‘I am’ is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that ‘I do’ is the longest sentence?

George Carlin
I just want to win in front of my hometown and win in spectacular fashion. I’ve gotten to perform in many other venues in other states, but it’s going to be a special moment to be able to do that in front of everyone who has known me for the longest.

Caleb Plant
I have been sober for the longest time. Oh, it’s over a decade now. No joke.

Dana Plato
I’ve been wanting to do a book about baseball for the longest time, and nobody will let me do it. It’s the one thing from America I really miss.

Bill Bryson
I loved cinema while growing up and, for the longest time, wanted to be a director.

Robert Carlyle
Today, everybody is more or less conscious of the total failure of the Cuban revolution to produce wealth, to produce a better standard of living for the Cubans. With the exception of small radical parties, Latin Americans know that it’s a brutal dictatorship and the longest in Latin American history.

Mario Vargas Llosa
America forms the longest and straightest bone in the earth’s skeleton.

Ellsworth Huntington
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.

Justin Lin
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.

Chris Squire
‘Newhart’ ran the longest, and it was great to have a regular role, but I run into a lot of film fans, and they ask me about ‘Blade Runner.’ I was grateful to be a part of that.

William Sanderson
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.

Chris Messina
The longest road trip I’ve ever been on is from Minnesota to Los Angeles.

Seann William Scott
It’s funny… musical theater is what paid my rent and kept me going for the longest time.

Bryan Batt
Space Mountain may be the oldest ride in the park, but it has the longest line.

Ric Flair
As spokesman for Lipitor, I have been an advocate of preventive medicine in addition to my work with the Jarvik 2000 Heart, which has rescued people from death and sustained a patient with a normal, mobile lifestyle for seven and a half years – the longest in the world.

Robert Jarvik
Everyone’s so used to taking care of actors and directors, but people in the crew are there the longest and working the hardest.

Amy Landecker
If I only had 12 years left to live, I’d want to live it as a member of Congress because that was the 12 longest years of my life.

Mike Pence
A trillion dollars spent, 2,000 American lives lost – Afghanistan is the longest war in American history. But you don’t hear a word about it.

Michael Baumgartner
Never shop alone for your bridal dress. Take a friend and bring a camera to take a picture of you. Make sure to get a picture of the back view: that’s the part of the dress most people are going to see for the longest time.

Matthew Williamson
I made more from sponsorship than I did from fighting. I did that for the longest time.

Roy Nelson
The first movie that I ever said was my favorite movie – and I’ve said for the longest – is ‘The Producers,’ Mel Brooks’ original ‘Producers.’ The two lead performances from Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder are both unstoppable performances and then supported by amazing supporting characters throughout.

Nick Kroll
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
‘Friends’, even though it was the longest single job I’ve had, still to me at the end of the day, when it was over it was a job.

David Schwimmer
Of all the principles which constitute Liberal Democracy, internationalism is the clearest, the most distinctive, and the one with the longest history.

Charles Kennedy
The reason I love comics more than anything else is that the longest story will be just a few pages. With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening.

Sergio Aragones
My first, ‘Room on the Roof,’ was the longest book I’ve written.

Ruskin Bond
I would love to be a dad. For the longest time, I’ve wanted kids, but you have to have the right setup, right?

Maksim Chmerkovskiy
I made myself memorize how to spell antidisestablishmentarianism in under 3 seconds when I was 6 years old because my sister told me it was the longest word she knew.

Dove Cameron
For the longest time, I was Scott Ruffalo’s brother. I mean, he was the mayor of Beverly Hills. He was just so beloved there.

Mark Ruffalo
History is written by the victors. The victors in daily life tend to be those who live longest.

David Hepworth
Jokes are better than war. Even the most aggressive jokes are better than the least aggressive wars. Even the longest jokes are better than the shortest wars.

George Mikes
The record was only released in the UK, and then when the idea for the remixed album came about, which was an idea that I’ve had for the longest time, I said this would be great song to remix as well, and so we did it.

Deborah Cox
I fear we have shot our bolt – but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record.

Robert Falcon Scott
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.

Masha Gessen
You have to relax, write what you write. It sounds easy but it’s really, really hard. One of the things it took me longest to learn was to trust the writing process.

Diane Setterfield
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
The bottom line is that Wanda Sykes has the longest continuously documented family tree of any African-American we have ever researched.

Henry Louis Gates
The Roman jurisprudence has the longest known history of any set of human institutions.

Henry James Sumner Maine
Clinton passed his first budget without a single Republican vote in either the House or the Senate. Before it led to the longest economic expansion in U.S. history, it led to a Democratic defeat in the 1994 midterms.

Tina Brown
For the longest time, neuroscientists were forced to be passive observers of brain activity.

Gero Miesenbock
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.

Michael Eisner
I remember when I first came around, the computer-generated stuff was pretty wicked. I was like, ‘Wow!’ but I feel like then for the longest time, we saw so much of it, after a while, you might as well just be watching an animated movie.

Paul Walker
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 many ‘fail’ stories.

Chet Faker
I had about the biggest, longest wish list anyone could have, and 99 percent of what I wanted to get on the screen we got on the screen within our schedule and within our budget and within our resources.

Brad Bird
The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.

Dag Hammarskjold
Flipping through the channels late at night, I’ll come across ‘The Longest Yard’ and not be able to get up off the couch until Burt Reynolds has scored the winning touchdown.

David Shields
I was kind of shy about telling people that I could rap for the longest.

Megan Thee Stallion
On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act. Its enactment, following the longest continuous debate in the history of the U.S. Senate, enshrined into law the basic principle upon which our country was founded – that all people are created equal.

Tom Perez
I’m desperate to work again. I’ve often had those periods, but two years was the longest.

Charlotte Gainsbourg
My mom wouldn’t let me dye my hair for the longest time.

Chloe Kim
Think you’re escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.

James Joyce
I probably have the longest pre-game warm-up in the NFL – it’s actually gotten longer over the years.

Greg Olsen
When you get out of the military, all you are doing is a work-up for the longest deployment of your life.

Dakota Meyer
I think that Curt Swan, when he did Superman for the longest time, became the definitive Superman artist, and everybody got it. That made him very, very special in the annals of comic books.

Neal Adams
I think I’ve had the longest career of strength, focus, and still being able to sell records. I think I’m that guy. I’m still blessed with the opportunity to make music and pass out a message like, ‘Life is good,’ to the world.

I know New Yorkers are gonna vote for a candidate – me – who has the longest record of delivering for them. They want a mayor who can deliver for them. And I’m the only one – I don’t care who gets in – who has that record.

Christine Quinn
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.

Tom Junod
For time is the longest distance between two places.

Tennessee Williams
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.

LeSean McCoy
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
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
I’ve been really fortunate to do several shows on Broadway; the longest run I’ve done is nine months, and that was ‘Porgy and Bess.’ The shortest run I’ve done was about a month and a half: my first Broadway lead in ‘The Scottsboro Boys.’

Joshua Henry
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.

Denis Villeneuve
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.

N. Chandrababu Naidu
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.

Tate McRae
The only friend I have had for the longest time is Rocky S., the designer. He has been in my life for 20 years now.

Shamita Shetty
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.

Greg Mottola
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
The greatest events of history are those which affect the greatest number for the longest periods.

Ezra Taft Benson
At a physical level, India is blessed with a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna. We have a predictable monsoon, and a vast network of rivers and water bodies. We have one of the longest coastlines. We have enormous access to solar energy.

Rohini Nilekani
The best liar is he who makes the smallest amount of lying go the longest way.

Samuel Butler
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.

Derek Brunson
The longest, most solid and complex relationship in my life is with my mother. It started before I was born, and now, when I am 71 and living in California and she is 92 and living in Chile, we are still in touch daily.

Isabel Allende
You know, Lisa, for the longest time, did not sing.

Priscilla Presley
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
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.

Dean Kamen
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
I devour books. But for the longest time, I refused to pay attention to genre or labels.

Alison Tyler
I pretty much left full-time, formal education when I was 11, so that was when I was taken out of the school system… The longest stretch I would go back for was a term and a half when I was about 14.

Daniel Radcliffe
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.

Lauren Shuler Donner
Floor exercise, the longest you run is two or three steps. In the vault, it’s not a whole lot more than that.

Shannon Miller
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 brought up listening to only two genres of music, pop and rock. So in the past few years I’ve been trying to expand my interests because I think that you can only write to the extent of your knowledge, and if your knowledge is limited you can’t write past that.

Jacqueline Emerson
For the longest time, I was horrified to hear the word ‘failure,’ but I’ve come to realize that we all fail. It’s just a part of life. We all fall. It’s how you rebound that shows the type of person you are.

Johnny Gargano
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.

Jimmy Gomez
For the longest time, I wanted to become a pianist. That was kinda my thing.

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.

James Mercer
I love voyaging – the longest has been 3,000 miles to Hawaii. I’ve also spent weeks all over the Caribbean.

David Crosby
Donny Hathaway’s ‘For All We Know’ is the song that I’ve sung the longest. It is a beautiful song about living in the moment and appreciating this very second. That is the song I did for my ‘Rent’ audition.

Leslie Odom, Jr.
I started my career in Portugal, and the longest I’ve ever played a character was for about a year, which is how long our TV shows last.

Daniela Ruah
Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice.

Ernest Thompson Seton
In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that’s pretty tough to get through.

Shannon Miller
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.

Hank Williams Jr.
For the longest time, I was in random cold matches for 30 minutes and tore the house down for no reason, and everyone complained, ‘Why isn’t he in some kind of a story?’

Dolph Ziggler
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.

Bretman Rock
I was a studious child, heavily into academics. For the longest time, I wouldn’t talk.

Sushant Singh Rajput
I had the longest, biggest bowl cut. It looked like I had a perfectly straightened mop on the top of my head.

Cameron Dallas
Since creation of the E.U. a half century ago, Europe has enjoyed the longest period of peace in its history.

John Bruton
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.

Robert Southey
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.

Cat Stevens
I think everyone can recognize the one-upmanship and the competition that go on wherever you are, especially among groups where the women don’t have to hold down office jobs and instead get in a total snit about who won the longest carrot contest or took first prize for summer chutney in the August fete.

Rachel Johnson
Of course Castro was Cuba’s longest serving president. After all, he was a dictator.

Katie Pavlich
For the longest time, you couldn’t even say boys and girls were different. It was taboo in the educational world.

Jon Scieszka
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.

Tom Thibodeau
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.

John Burroughs
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.

Christopher Poole
When President Obama entered the White House, the economy was in a free-fall. The auto industry: on its back. The banks: frozen up. More than three million Americans had already lost their jobs. And America’s bravest, our men and women in uniform, were fighting what would soon be the longest wars in our history.

Rahm Emanuel
It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.

J. R. R. Tolkien
In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.

John Masefield
For the longest time, I was just real nervous about privacy and people prying into my personal business.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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.

Washed Out
We’re a crazy country about sports, but for the longest time, only followed our own sports.

Claudio Reyna
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
For the longest time, I still tried to hold up this act – this nice-guy, superhero, role-model persona – that wasn’t really me and wasn’t serving me.

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.

Kiara Advani
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.

Justin Lin
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
It’s no coincidence that the word ‘holiday’ suggests a holy day, or that the longest book in the Torah concerns the Sabbath. If you wish to advance in any sphere, the best way is to take a retreat.

Pico Iyer
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
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, people would say to me that I didn’t feel very modern, that I seemed from another time.

Jessica Chastain
Us Filipinos love Christmas so much that we have the longest Christmas season in the world.

Catriona Gray
America has the longest prison sentences in the West, yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.

Bruce Jackson
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.

W. Somerset Maugham
My family didn’t have a lot of money, and I’m grateful for that. Money is the longest route to happiness.

Evangeline Lilly
I’ve been doing music for the longest time.

Iman Shumpert
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.

Chauncey Billups
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.

Bipasha Basu
Your longest drives will come when you feel you’re swinging at 75 percent.

Ernie Els
Death the last voyage, the longest, and the best.

Thomas Wolfe
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
We tried our best for the longest time to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the matter, and at each step, we were thwarted by those that said, No, we will not turn the boy over to his father.

Janet Reno
I take the longest to get ready of anyone. I’ve been going in two hours before the show every performance.

Rue McClanahan