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" A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town. "
" A couple teams will grind the shot clock down. Most of the time coaches do that, it's usually a talent deficit. They can't compete against the better teams. "
" A functional biological clock has three components: input from the outside world to set the clock, the timekeeping mechanism itself, and genetic machinery that allows the clock to regulate expression of a variety of genes. "
Jeffrey C. Hall
" A key flaw of the Obama administration's approach to Afghanistan has been constantly announcing proposed withdrawal dates for U.S. forces, which has enabled the Taliban to believe they can simply wait out the clock. "
Peter L. Bergen
" Al Qaeda's leaders seek to reverse what they claim are corrupt Islamic practices bookended by the Mongol invasions in 1256 and Ataturk's ending the caliphate in 1924. Theirs is a fight to turn Islam's clock back to the time of Prophet Muhammad's original followers. "
" A minister has to be able to read a clock. At noon, it's time to go home and turn up the pot roast and get the peas out of the freezer. "
" And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock. "
" Any time a young adult book throws a girl and a guy together, the clock starts running on the countdown to the kiss. "
" A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone. "
" As any showrunner will tell you, it is crushing work. It is around the clock. It is like a monastic commitment that you make. "
" As someone who took an oath to defend this country, I refuse to sit idle until the unimaginable occurs: Iran cheats or simply runs out the clock, and the largest state sponsor of terrorism threatens the United States and its allies with a nuclear weapon. "
" As the saying goes, even a broken clock is right twice a day; that doesn't mean you should run out and buy one. "
" Being in a space that's not a studio, it kind of creates an openness of 'We can do whatever we want here; we're not on the clock.' "
" Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside. "
" But I love New York. I used to set my alarm clock when I was there, and get up at 4am and get a coffee, just because I could. "
" By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour. "
" Christmas is relentless. It's around the clock. I sit with my little ones in front of the TV screen, and we watch movie after movie after movie. "
" Clock measurement is not time itself. In fact, so opposed are they that one could argue the clock is not a synonym, but the opposite of time. "
" Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time. "
James Cash Penney
" Despite constant vilifying by the media and congressional threats to take away the tools needed to uncover plots, FBI agents and CIA officers work silently around the clock and risk their own lives to keep us safe. "
" Do men have a biological clock? I feel like I do. Something is definitely ticking! "
" Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. "
" Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. "
" Even if we did achieve what we wanted with a very small state, we'd just be resetting the clock back to 1776, and it would roll forward exactly the same way again. "
" Even now that I only have one eye, maybe I see more things than before. My life was completely against the clock, a fight against the stopwatch. "
Maria de Villota
" Everyone has an internal age, a time in life when one is, if not one's best, then at very least one's most authentic self. I always felt that my internal clock was calibrated somewhere between 47 and 53 years old. "
" Every so often, we all gaze into the abyss. It's a depressing fact of life that eventually the clock expires; eventually the sand in the hourglass runs out. It's the leaving behind of everything that matters to us that hurts the most. "
" Food makes me happy. Make me work round the clock, but just feed me first! "
" For eight years Republicans worked around the clock to delegitimize Bill Clinton. For the next eight years, Democrats tried to delegitimize Bush. Now Barack Obama is enduring the rage of his conservative opposition. "
" For more than 40 years, I have advocated the creation of a 'round the clock' community. This would mean, at the least, housing, schools and shops of various kinds alongside the commercial buildings. That kind of community had appeared in lower Manhattan in nascent form before Sept. 11, 2001. "
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