How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.
God's revelation to Adam did not instruct Noah how to build the ark.
Of Adam and Eve: They had what they wanted. That they did not like it when they got it does not alter the fact that they certainly got it.
I did the Ed Sullivan show four times. I did the Steve Allen show. I did the Jackie Gleason show.
I did a thesis in experimental nuclear physics under the direction of Samuel K. Allison.
I hated sports at school. Almost everyone did.
To do the things that I did, I'm amazed that I had the audacity - like resigning from the Army and becoming a janitor and a songwriter.
I did a couple of American Express commercials.
Harry Truman, with what he did in dropping and having the guts to drop the bomb in 1944, saved - saved millions of American lives.
For my art GCSE, I did a screen print of the Queen's head that was basically an Andy Warhol rip-off, but I didn't realise.
I suspect Obama did not know he was recording Angela Merkel's cell phones.
We did something this year that was not based on animosity.
I did a theatrical musical, Annie Warbucks, when I was 11. We did a tour and we stopped by Los Angeles.
I did the 1972 Sapporo Games, and I was also the Reds announcer and was folded into the NBC coverage for the 1972 World Series. I also did the 1979 World Series for ABC.
I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn't know.
When I started playing in bands, we had to be apologetic for what we did. We had to be apologetic because the mainstream was so bad.
I did die once, for seven seconds, after a burst appendix.
I've known ambitious people with no aptitude for the thing they did. Most of whom, rather terrifyingly, tended to succeed.