We’ve collected the best Twelve Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Sandra Cisneros, Dick Dale, Brian De Palma, Bryan Konietzko, Johnny Cash. Use them as an inspiration.
In my youth, daydreaming nurtured me, provided a safe haven. I’d sleep for twelve hours and even when awake escape to the safe place in my mind.
However, ironically, I was baptized Presbyterian, and went to a Quaker school for twelve years.
I’ve been a Goodwill Ambassador for the UNICEF and the UNICEF family for more than twelve years.
I have been extremely fortunate to have incredibly special fans support my work throughout my twelve year career.
Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
Ever since I was younger, I was fascinated by cars and driving. The first time I actually drove a car, I was twelve years old.
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
Not only don’t I know who I am, but I’m very suspicious of people who do know who they are. I am sometimes ten or twelve people a day, and sometimes four or five people an hour!
I started taking acting classes when I was twelve.
To play the trumpet, you must train your lips for a long time. When I was twelve or thirteen I was a good player, but I lost the skill and now I play very badly. I do it every day even so. The reason is that I want to return to my childhood. For me, the trumpet is evidence of the sort of young man I was.
It’s incredible. Twenty-three minutes on the air, and I’ve got to shoot for twelve, fifteen hours a day. What the hell‘s that?
When I was twelve or thirteen, if you liked something that was outside of your friend group genre, you had to rationalize and explain it in some way. It’s totally irrelevant, I think, now. I don’t think anybody cares. Not young people, at least. Maybe journalists.
I am a father. My son’s name is Max and my daughter‘s name is Billie Grace. Twelve years ago Max was born with Down Syndrome. His journey has been complicated by infantile seizures, sleep apnea, dietary challenges and now, puberty!
Although I sometimes enjoy writing from an adult’s perspective, I feel dedicated to the coming of age story – that part of a young person‘s life where he must make a decision that will change his life forever. I still remember what it’s like to be twelve years old.
Twelve years ago, when I was on the Pine Ridge Reservation for ‘Thunderheart,’ I was dong research into Native American horses that had come into extinction. I was tracing certain Lakota bloodlines, and it became an obsession.
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
I was proud to be a Tory Member of Parliament for twelve years, proud to represent Buckingham as a Tory, proud to have voted with my party 99% of the time as the record shows.
I got into the studio when I was thirteen. At the age of twelve I was doing public performances.
I was always interested in art at school, and after year twelve, senior year, I spent three years studying graphic design at college. I worked in advertising for two years but didn’t like it much, then began doing a bit of illustration work for various publishers.
In the last twelve years, we have come some distance towards reconciliation and the breaking down of disadvantage. Let us take encouragement from what has been achieved and set our minds and hearts to end the remaining roadblocks.
By the time I was twelve, I had started my own theater company and was doing plays in the backyard and the front yard and all over the neighborhood, so, you know, I was definitely a lifer even back when I was 10.
I vividly remember my sixth-grade classroom. I remember what it smelled like, where I sat, what I could see out the window, and how I felt about things. Peel away my decrepit middle-aged exterior, and an important part of me is still twelve years old. It helps me when I sit down to write stories for kids.
Working with Disney is really and truly like working with a family. Everyone is so supportive and so wonderful. I’ve worked with Disney since I was twelve, and they’ve given me so many opportunities that I’ll forever be grateful for.
My youngest sister belonged to a group called the Twelve Tribes for many years. She recently left, with her husband and four children. Talking to her about her experiences in the group is fascinating, moving, and enlightening.
Rock ‘n’ roll offered me a platform to speak what I felt. It also offered me a platform to support my mama and my brothers and sisters – twelve children.
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
I started writing music when I was around twelve. My current record company saw a video of me performing at my school’s talent show.
So I started chanting when I was nineteen, which was about twelve years ago, and it really had a huge impact on my outlook, happiness, and general creativity.
Soon I worked during twelve years in theater works of the prestigious Theatre National Populaire. It was the best time of my life, the most difficult, the most interesting, the most exciting.
I claimed identity as Jewish musicians for political reasons, because most of us were touring in Germany and, at this time, twelve years ago, there was a strong resurgence of Nazism in the places we were touring and part of that was on the music scene.
In 1984, when ‘Nightmare on Elm Street‘ came out, not only was I twelve and couldn’t get into an R movie, but I lived twenty miles from a theater. So my first experience of it was on VHS.
I really like even numbers, and I like heavily divisible numbers. Twelve is my lucky number – I just love how divisible it is. I don’t like odd numbers, and I really don’t like primes. When I turned 37, I put on a strong face, but I was not looking forward to 37. But 37 turned out to be a pretty amazing year.
If you are still being hurt by an event that happened to you at twelve, it is the thought that is hurting you now.
When I lived summers at my grandparents‘ farm, haying with my grandfather from 1938 to 1945, my dear grandmother Kate cooked abominably. For noon dinners, we might eat three days of fricasseed chicken from a setting hen that had boiled twelve hours.
The Constitution of the United States was made by white men, the citizens and representatives of twelve slaveholding and one non-slaveholding State; and it was made for white men.
Once I started on ‘Frances’ I discovered it was literally a bottomless well. It devastated me to maintain that for eighteen weeks, to be immersed in this state of rage for twelve to eighteen hours a day. It spilled all over, into other areas of my life.
‘Twelve Angry Men’ was done with an intermission, and I took that out. I really wanted an audience to feel like they had no break, just like those jurors, and you’re not going to get out of that room until you come to a decision.
Twelve to 15 years of acting school, and I am being a bird.
America is remarkable, don’t you think so? When I came to Washington, I was twelve years old. I spoke English with an English accent. It was assumed that it would go on in that way.
Soderbergh is a very respectable director that manages to have an incredible amount of freedom in a system that doesn’t allow anybody to be free as he is on a set. And he will jump from ‘Solaris’ to ‘Ocean‘s Twelve’ and ‘Thirteen.’
Except for a short period at the end of World War II, I attended an elementary school affiliated to Kobe University from ages six to twelve and then moved on to Nada Middle and High School from ages twelve to eighteen. I enjoyed many out-door activities in my youth.
I moved to California when I was twelve and I got a video camera and made little movies because I didn’t have any friends yet. I would force my sister to make these movies with me – which became my YouTube channel.
Every weekend from, like, 1974 to 1978, I’d trudge over to the Greenwich library, which gathered up almost every major newspaper in the country. I would sit there all day long and read and read and read the reviews. I remember being twelve or thirteen and writing to Judith Crist, Pauline Kael, and Roger Ebert.
From the ages of five to twelve, I attended the Saint Laurence O’Toole elementary school in Lawrence, a city next to Methuen, and was taught by sisters of the Catholic order of Notre Dame de Namour. I enjoyed all my subjects there. I do not remember ever learning any science, except for mathematics.
When I was born I owed twelve dollars.
I can sing ‘Happy Birthday‘ to you in twelve different places, but one of them is going to make you feel a certain thing, maybe it’s a vulnerability, maybe an innocence, maybe another way is sexy and soulful or bluesy whatever it is, but with singers, exploring keys, I think, is important.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
I was Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. As you know, there are twelve banks and they have their citizens board, and I got elected to the Fed Chairmanship for the Federal Reserve Kansas City Bank back in the mid-’90s. It might have been 1995-’96.
My dad, grew up poor in a copper-mining town in Arizona. The eleventh of 15 children, he learned to be resourceful and entrepreneurial at a young age, shining shoes at local bars and starting his own pinata business at the tender age of twelve.
I know that I can sing. That’s the reason I started playing music when I was twelve years old.
I was born at the age of twelve on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot.
Italy is a tough country to be a comedian in – I can’t invent stuff like this. Nearly eighty crooks in Parliament – that’s about one crook in twelve. It’s worse than Scampia, the most dangerous Naples slum, which is infested by the Camorra, the Neapolitan mafia. There, the criminals are only one in fifteen!
I was twelve years old when I started reading ‘Vogue.’
Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop.
I’ve been playing the bass guitar for almost twelve years and fretless for about nine, so I’ve got quite a bit of mileage in my hands already.
I turned down twelve films last year… Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work.
As a medical doctor and cardiac surgeon, I had the responsibility of performing open-heart surgery on President Spencer W. Kimball in 1972, when he was Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
After ten or twelve years you can only play something so long and then you start to parody it.
For about twenty years, if I managed to write ten or twelve poems in a year; I considered that a pretty successful year, but I wrote ‘The Beforelife’ within a year.