Quotation Explorer - 'Fifty'

If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. - Anatole France
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. - Marilyn Monroe
Sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got. - Sophia Loren
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents. - Marilyn Monroe
I don't care if it's Twilight or Fifty Shades or War and Peace; never let someone make you ashamed of what you love to read. - Rae Carson
Who was it who said something about the Indians being argumentative, good soul, let him come to Haridwar and meet this bunch. Good for him too, if he adapts with age; for if after fifty you don't live the aspirations of the young, go away. Who needs spectacle snails salivating on the Soma of youth? - Aporva Kala
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
A recent study of three thousand New England high-school kids shows that students with B averages or better enjoyed seventeen to thirty-three minutes more sleep and went to bed ten to fifty minutes earlier than students with C averages. - Roger Angell
Nay, he needs a woman, not a girl. And Laoghaire will be a girl when she’s fifty. - Diāna Gabaldona
If you quit pursuing your dreams, you will never know how close you've come to success. It might have been hidden behind that next door you decided not to open, since the last fifty doors revealed little or nothing. - Kamil Ali
Fifty years from now, I will not be remembered for how much money I earned, the type of home I lived in or the car I drove, but on whether I made a difference to someone's life. - Karon Waddell
No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally and often far more worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond. - C.S. Lewis
A man of fifty is responsible for his face. - Edwin McMasters Stanton
It's just as sure a recipe for failure to have the right idea fifty years too soon as five years too late.
MEANDER, n. To proceed sinuously and aimlessly. The word is the ancient name of a river about one hundred and fifty miles south of Troy, which turned and twisted in the effort to get out of hearing when the Greeks and Trojans boasted of their prowess. - Ambrose Bierce
The best years are the forties; after fifty a man begins to deteriorate, but in the forties he is at the maximum of his villainy. - H. L. Mencken
I do not write for children, but for the childlike, whether of five, or fifty, or seventy-five. - George MacDonald
HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, a one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises. - Ambrose Bierce
For one person who dreams of making fifty thousand pounds, a hundred people dream of being left fifty thousand pounds. - A. A. Milne
Old age doth in sharp pains abound;We are belabored by the gout,Our blindness is a dark profound,Our deafness each one laughs about.Then reason's light with falling rayDoth but a trembling flicker cast.Honor to age, ye children pay!Alas! my fifty years are past! - Pierre-Jean de Béranger
Theory of public goods. Theory that if I take you euro (as an elected state government) and give fifty cents back... you will be happier and I will be satisfied. - Radovan Kavický
How do you paint a writer's block?Just fill it with fifty shades of black. - Ana Claudia Antunes
You may spend fifty or eighty years of your life believing in something totally false, and this is what happens to most people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
God is dead, but fifty thousand social workers have risen to take his place.
Could a being create the fifty billion galaxieseach with two hundred billion starsthen rejoice in the smell of burning goat flesh? - Ron Patterson
You know, some people say life is short and that you could get hit by a bus at any moment and that you have to live each day like it's your last. Bullshit. Life is long. You're probably not gonna get hit by a bus. And you're gonna have to live with the choices you make for the next fifty years. - Chris Rock
I'm not really sure what makes a book a 'classic' to begin with, but I think it has to be at least fifty years old and some person or animal has to die at the end. - Jeff Kinney
I've never wanted more, until I met you. - Christian Grey, Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James
No one can call themselves a writer until he or she has written at least fifty stories. - David Foster Wallace
Fifty year old wealthy man resents twenty five year old middle class man, without recalling that 25 years back even he was a poor man. - Amit Kalantri
Voltaire expected that within fifty years of his lifetime there would not be one Bible in the world. His house is now a distribution centre for Bibles in many languages. - Corrie ten Boom
I know I fib a good deal. After all, a woman's charm is fifty percent illusion. - Tennessee Williams
It is of interest to note that while some dolphins are reported to have learned English -- up to fifty words used in correct context -- no human being has been reported to have learned dolphinese. - Carl Sagan
If you take all the experience and judgment of men over fifty out of the world, there wouldn't be enough left to run it. - Henry Ford
I'd rather be encouraged by an ant to live than taught to doubt by fifty skeptics. - Marty Rubin
I confess to wincing every so often at a poorly chosen word, a mangled sentence, an expression of emotion that seems indulgent or overly practiced. I have the urge to cut the book by fifty pages or so, possessed as I am with a keener appreciation for brevity. - Barack Obama
Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, fifty books per year, and will guarantee your success. - Brian Tracy
Fifty years of isolating Cuba has failed to promote democracy" Barack Obama, 44th and current President of the USA. "Let's move ahead!" - Captain Hank Bracker
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. - Elbert Hubbard
Ah, what shall I be at fifty, should nature keep me alive, if I find the world so bitter when I am but twenty-five?
Homesickness is. . . absolutely nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. . . You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find.
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than fifty preaching it. - Knute Rockne
I told my three sons stories about germs more than fifty years ago as fanciful bedtime tales. - Arthur Kornberg
For certain people after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex. - Gore Vidal
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
What is considered [True] Knowledge? There should be solution from all sides, there should be no contradiction. It is a non-contradicting principle when a spoken sentence will be the same even after fifty years; there will be no contradictions. - Dada Bhagwan
But if the ants are not despondent because they have failed to produce a new social invention or convention in 65 million years, why should we be discouraged because some of our institutions and castes have not been able to evolve a new idea in the past fifty centuries? - William Morton Wheeler
Of the many species that have existed on earth--estimates run as high as fifty billion--more than ninety-nine per cent have disappeared. In the light of this, it is sometimes joked that all of life today amounts to little more than a rounding error.more than a rounding error. - Elizabeth Kolbert
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend. - Aristotle
Advice saves you time. If you ask anyone over fifty, which is more important, time or money, they will ALWAYS tell you time. - Douglas Copeland
In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything. - Jeffery F. Chamberlain
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