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Quotes of spent

  1. Almost every day, instead of going to school, I made for the fields, where I spent my day. – John James Audubon
  2. Most of the time I spent in America, I was having a love affair with some American or other. I was just passing through but stayed because of these chaps. – Julie Christie
  3. Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food. – Frank Howard Clark
  4. Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country. – Eric Allin Cornell
  5. When I got back I found myself being very emotional about the time spent in Rwanda in a way that I hadn't been able to or allowed myself to be when we were there. – Hugh Dancy
  6. As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. – Leonardo DaVinci
  7. I spent my first twenty years in Morocco, where I coached the national team. – Just Fontaine
  8. I have to be alone very often. I'd be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That's how I refuel. – Audrey Hepburn
  9. I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn't realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it. – Donald Johanson
  10. This country would be a better place to live in if all the resources we currently put toward criminalizing marijuana were instead spent by law enforcement on protection from real crime, as opposed to victimless crime. – Gary Johnson
  11. Since my retirement, I've spent a lot of time trying to help the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina. A society like this just can't afford an uneducated underclass of citizens. – Charles Kuralt
  12. Yes, hard is good. When I was in high school, I spent a lot of time on my knees playing with balls. I guess it was only natural that I became a catcher. – Mike Piazza
  13. Jackson and I spent the day together, just me and him and his children. Little underlings came and went. The PR person came and went. It was just Michael and me and the kids. And it was very interesting. – Geraldo Rivera
  14. Any time not spent on love is wasted. – Torquato Tasso
  15. Trust me, I'm going to find out where the money has gone and how it has been spent and see if we can't get it down there quicker to let that rebuilding start. – Lynn Westmoreland

Usage examples for spent

  1. Brightly was against the railings, and had done no business, although the day was far spent – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  2. He had left her but four times in five months; he had spent just three weeks of that time away from her in London. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Now they were going to the little village for the third time, where both had spent so many pleasant days. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  4. He kissed his wife's hand and began, at great length, to tell her exactly where and how he had spent the afternoon. – The Title Market by Emily Post
  5. So he spent the night at work. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  6. I cannot remember that we ever spent half a day away from each other, or away from our mother, until- but that is to come later. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  7. In Parker's own office we spent some time, as well as in Bruce's. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  8. In winter she spent a day with each of them, if she could possibly manage. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  9. " Yes," I answered, " I spent several weeks in the State last Winter." – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  10. Mrs. Bell, who spent her days from morning to night alone while she was living, who had even died alone! – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  11. No. I'd have got to the top, and drawn big pay, and spent it. – Plays of Near & Far by Lord Dunsany
  12. Jane had spent many hours watching for her father and was eager to make him comfortable. – Some Three Hundred Years Ago by Edith Gilman Brewster
  13. She can't return it, for, of course, she sold it and spent the money. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  14. We spent almost five years together and I learned a lot from him. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  15. Blessed are they whose lives are so spent – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  16. We are there in life, man against man, soul against soul, and day and night are spent under arms. – The Inner Beauty by Maurice Maeterlinck
  17. And if you knew how many anxious hours I have spent in thinking how I should best break the sad news to the poor old mother, you would better understand how grateful I am to you. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. And so passed the last days which John and Betty spent in London. – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson
  19. It ought to be, with all the time and money I've spent on it. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  20. How she wished she had spent more time on her speech- how could she put into words at all what she felt about the School? – Judy of York Hill by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett