Quotation Explorer - 'Seven'

Reading is a lot like fine dining... Some readers prefer just the meat and potatoes; I enjoy a seven-course meal. - Carmen DeSousa
Seven Ages: first puking and mewlingThen very pissed-off with your schoolingThen fucks, and then fightsNext judging chaps' rightsThen sitting in slippers: then drooling. - Robert Conquest
I wrote Seventh Heaven for my mother who I miss every dayFrom Facebook post - Alice Hoffman
If you've got a dollar and you spend 29 cents on a loaf of bread, you've got 71 cents left; But if you've got seventeen grand and you spend 29 cents on a loaf of bread, you've still got seventeen grand. There's a math lesson for you. - Steve Martin
The liferswho, even seven states away, are the porcheswhere we land. - Ellen Dore Watson
You can always get truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy or given up hope of the Presidency. - Wendell Phillips
Maxim 3: An ordnance technician at a dead run outranks everybody.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
I wash off the night in the water, my scrapes and aches numbed by the sea. My bones have become boughs, all scarred knees and gnarled kuckles. None of us are the same person we once were, since the human body replaces itself every seven years; there have been at least six different mes. - Philip Hoare
I get up at seven yeah and I go to work at nine. I got no time for livin'. Yes I'm workin' all the time. It seems to me I could live my life a lot better than I think I am. I guess that's why they call me they call me the workin' man. - Rush
If the only tool in Willem's arsenal was a silent supplication to an absent almighty, then I might as well be sitting next to a raving radical ready to die for the promise of seventy-two virgins and a couple of camels. - Lisa C. Temple
Foe unvanquished, I will not perish in the field; I will be born again to take up the halberd seven more times. - Kuribayashi Tadamichi
...my object is to show that the chief function of the child--his business in the world during the first six or seven years of his life--is to find out all he can, about whatever comes under his notice, by means of his five senses... - Charlotte M. Mason
Maxim 11: Everything is air-droppable at least once.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
I'll never make the mistake of turning seventy again. - Casey Stengel
Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards. - George Orwell
A Japanese proverb says fall seven times, stand up eight. We can also say this: Hate zero times, love infinitely! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I was miserable, of course, for I was seventeen, and so I swung into action and wrote a poem, and it was miserable, for that's how I thought poetry worked: you digested experience and shat literature. [from "Mingus at the Showplace"] - William Matthews
Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five. - Benjamin Franklin
And my seven-year-old world humpty-dumptied, never to be put back together again. - Maya Angelou
Dear Mrs. Black: On seven prior occasions this company has denied your claim in writing. We now deny it for the eighth and final time. You must be stupid, stupid stupid, stupid! - John Grisham
Try to knock us down, we'll get up every time. "24/Seven - Big Time Rush
The Annual Register for 1763 tabulated the casualty list for British sailors in the Seven Years' War with France. Out of 184,899 men raised or rounded up for the war, 133, 708 died from disease, primarily scurvy, while only 1,512 were killed in action. - Stephen R. Brown
By now, they rank people by income level or wages roughly the same: The bottom seventy per cent or so are virtually disenfranchised; they have almost no influence on policy, and as you move up the scale you get more influence. At the very top, you basically run the show. - Noam Chomsky
ARREST, v.t. Formally to detain one accused of unusualness. God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh. _The Unauthorized Version_ - Ambrose Bierce
Do not speak ill of the dead. - The Seven Sages
My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never. - Jack Benny
So remember those who win the gameLose the love they sought to gainIn debitures of quality and dubious integrityTheir small-town eyes will gape at youIn dull surprise when payment dueExceeds accounts received at seventeen - Janis Ian
The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.From a sermon given by in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925. - Frederick Lewis Donaldson
There are seven sins in the world: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice and politics without principle. - Mahatma Gandhi
During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them have done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. - Bernard M. Baruch
Over a seven year span, only 10% of college slaying remained in place. - Connie Eble
The Lord delivers us from the seventh trouble. He shall surely deliver us from the eight one. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Seven times have I despised my soul: The sixth time when she despised the ugliness of a face, and knew not that it was one of her own masks. - Kahlil Gibran
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. - Walt Streightiff
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
Well my gun fires seven different shades of shit, so what's your favorite color, punk? - Gerard Way
Pride has traditionally been regarded as the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it has rather obviously been overtaken by Greed. - James Carlos Blake
Seven of those days were pretty good. The eighth day was the bad one. - Dennis Hopper
What you love, you will love. What you undertake you will complete. You are a fulfiller of hope; you are to be relied on. But seventeen years give little armor against despair…Consider, Arren. To refuse death is to refuse life. - Ursula K. Le Guin
By 1833 the largest publisher in America, Harper and Company, boasted one horse-powered printing press and seven hand presses while the American Bible Society owned 16 new state-of-the-art, steam-driven presses and 20 hand presses. - Phil Cooke
At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he knows he can't. - Clarence Darrow
A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower. - Rudyard Kipling
There are two million interesting people in New York and only seventy-eight in Los Angles.
At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since. - Salvador Dalí
I suppose it is possible to live as full a life in seventy hours as on seventy years; granted that your life has been full up to the time that the seventy hours start and that you have reached a certain age. - Ernest Hemingway
I believe that if a seven-year old kid has heard of Naked Lunch and is daring enough to want to read it, he’s old enough to read it. - John Waters
Forgiveness has to be repeated, the bible says seventy times seven. - Max Patrick
Books seem the most potent source: each one is the sum total of a life that can be inhaled in a single day. I read fast, so I'm hoovering up lives at a ferocious pace, six or seven or eight in a week. I particularly love autobiographies: I can eat a whole person by sundown. - Caitlin Moran
Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
But that initial, comet-blazing-across-the-sky, Big Idea is only the beginning. Each book is composed of a mosaic of thousands of little ideas, ideas that invariably come to me at two in the morning when my alarm is set for seven. - Lauren Willig
So, as a seventh grader,no, you weren't friends with people you didnt like. But sometimesyou also werent friends with people you did like, which was complicated, and which didnt make any sence if you tried to explain it. Sometimes things just changed. Thats where the sadness came in. - Lauren Myracle
I do not write for children, but for the childlike, whether of five, or fifty, or seventy-five. - George MacDonald
There are not seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. - Walt Streightiff
Looking back on his adolescence from the vantage point of his mid-eighties, George H.W. Bush candidly admitted, "I might have been obsessed with bodies boobs they are now called. But what seventeen-year-old kid was not? Guilty am I. - H.W. Brands
My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned. Now I despise all my seven children equally. - Evelyn Waugh
Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future. - John Steinbeck
A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There's nothing on Earth like really nailing the last line of a big book. You have 200 pages to tickle their fancy, and seven words to break their heart. - Alex de Campi
I died last night. Seventy years too young. - Colin Thompson
Fall seven times, Stand up eight - Japanese Proverb
Maxim 8: Mockery and derision have their place. Usually, it's on the far side of the airlock.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
On the sixth day god created man,on the seventh day man created god.Now we are even. - A.J. Beirens
The only man, woman, or child who ever wrote a simple declarative sentence with seven grammatical errors is dead. - e e cummings
In the bible it says you have to forgive seventy times seven. I want you all to know, I'm keeping a chart. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
I count myself lucky, having long ago won a lottery paid to me in seven sunrises a week for life. - Robert Brault
The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted. - George Bernard Shaw
"Los Angeles: Seventy-two suburbs in search of a city. - Dorothy Parker
It means the third rail has seven hundred volts of direct current running through it. Touch it and you're human popcorn - James Patterson
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen. - Martin Mull
It was then that the seven-year-old said, I am ready. What wonderful place will we visit tonight? I can take you wherever your dreams desire, the calico pony replied on their first night together. - Cheryl Price
Remember, never to fear the power of evil more than your trust in the power and love of God. - Hermas one of the Seventy
Out of the seven billion people sharing the planet with her, not one of them knew what was going through her head. Not one of them knew she was lost. Not one of them asked. - Amy Zhang
Maxim 27: Don't be afraid to be the first to resort to violence.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. - Michael Crichton
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire. - Aristotle
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
Maxim 36: When the going gets tough, the tough call for close air support.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Most of the seven billion people in this world suffer from malnutrition. Half do not have enough to eat and the rest of us eat too much. - Earle Gray
The Scripture vouches Solomon for the wisest of men; and his proverbs prove him so, The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame each of them by a single sentence, consisting of two or three words.
Okay, try this on for size, Tall, Dark and Handsome. I won't be born for almost seven hundred hundred years. How's that strike you? - Lisa Tawn Bergren
Ye may kill for yourselves, and your mates, and your cubs as they need, and ye can;But kill not for pleasure of killing, and seven times never kill Man! - Rudyard Kipling
Every Adventure Has a Back Story. When we look at our past relationships, often there are one or two we may tend to go back to in our minds, and we see them through the magic of the seven veils. - Barbara Becker Holstein
What they don't understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is that when you're eleven, you're also ten, and nine, and eight, and seven, and six, and five, and four, and three, and two, and one. - Sandra Cisneros
I may die young, but at least I'll die smart.... If you can't be seven feet tall, be seven feet smart...Best advice I can ever give you. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession. - Martin H. Fischer
No one's serious at seventeen,When lindens line the promenades - Arthur Rimbaud
It's like I have a sensor in my head, but she works on a seven-second delay... well-meaning, but perpetually about seven seconds too late to actually do anything to stop the horrific avalanche of shit-you-shouldn't- say-out-loud-but-I-just-did. - Jenny Lawson
The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser―in case you thought optimism was dead. - Robert Brault
I'm playing checkers while they're playing chessThey make the big moves that make me a little lessEven when I win and beat the pants off of the bestI'm still playing checkers while they're playing chess - Billy Joe Shaver
Nature has created countless number of wonders, we got a long way to go as man have created only seven wonders. - Amit Kalantri
I independently produce scientific advancements to share with everyone, and that is over seven billion people! - Steven Magee
If I'd learned nothing else in my twenty-seven years on this planet, I'd learned that when someone gives you something totally unexpected and undeserved, you don't ask questions. - Jill D. Block
Wearing of the greenOn March seventeen.Shamrocks and Irish folkTake o'er the scene! - Richelle E. Goodrich
Fall down seven times, stand up eight. - Japanese Proverb
I ask myself: Are Defeats necessary ?Well,necessary or not, they happen.When we first begin fighting for our dream, we've no experience and make many mistakes.The Secret of life, though,is to fall seven times and to get up eight times ! - Paulo Coelho
You are like seven of the strangest women I have ever met. - Aaron Sorkin
Over the last fifteen months we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been to fifty-seven states. I think, one left to go. - Barack Obama
Maxim 16: Your name is in the mouth of others: be sure it has teeth.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
Fall down seven times, get up eight. - Japanese Proverb
Jewelry of the clouds on the horizon; Seven circles are intertwined. A voice follows you without words; Soft footsteps, in the water of transience. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
I don't believe in writer's block. Who can function working seven days a week at job. It's the same with writing. Take a break and let the words come to you. It rarely comes if you force it and if it does, you'll probably regret what you wrote down on paper. - Lillian R. Melendez
Didn't care if I wasn't paid for working after school for seven months teaching a 9th grader to read, but when he finally could, priceless! The best times in my life were when I went way beyond my paygrade to service students in need. - Ace Antonio Hall
all his prayers of the past had been simple concrete requests: God, give me a bicycle, a knife with seven blades, a box of oil paints. Only how, how, could you say something so indefinite, so meaningless as this: God, let me be loved. - Truman Capote
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up. - Woody Allen
I don't believe in writer's block. Who can function working seven days a week at at job. It's the same with writing. Take a break and let the words come to you. It rarely comes if you force it and if it does, you'll probably regret what you wrote down on paper. - Lillian R. Melendez
Two words. Three vowels. Four constenants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off you shoulders. The phrase is: It's over. - Maggi Richard
Seven Ways to Live Your Life:Love unconditionallyForgive kindlyLive profoundlyGive joyfullyThink carefullyHug compassionatelyInspire passionately - Debasish Mridha
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
Maxim 12: A soft answer turneth away wrath. Once wrath is looking the other way, shoot it in the head.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
In my relationship, she is my woman and I am her man. This designation is not one of ownership, but of passion. It is a loving and passionate expression that reflects the truth that out of over seven billion people in the world, she is my ONE. - Steve Maraboli
Maxim 29: The enemy of my enemy is my enemy's enemy. No more. No less.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
I never write Metropolis for seven cents because I can get the same price for city. I never write policeman because I can get the same money for cop. - Mark Twain
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies. - P. G. Wodehouse
Maxim 6: If violence wasn't your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
I'm seventeen and I'm crazy. My uncle says the two always go together. When people ask your age, he said, always say seventeen and insane. - Ray Bradbury
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
When you are unemployed, weekends are seven days long. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Happily ever after could be waiting in a field a mile wide. Or a window as narrow as seven minutes. - Kiera Cass, The Crown
Indifference is one of the seven deadly sins, actually the greatestof them all, because it is the only one that sins against life. - Karl Ove Knausgård
Maxim 37: There is no "overkill." There is only "open fire" and "reload."-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Don't spend $2 to dry clean a shirt. Instead, donate it to the Salvation Army. They'll clean it and put it on a hanger. The next morning buy it back for seventy- five cents.
I think when I work 14 hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky. - Armand Hammer
Radical Edwards's profile? He's a seven-foot tall ex-basketball pro hindu guru drag-queen alien.-Jet Black, from the Cowboy Bebop anime script - Keiko Nobumoto
Still, compared to him, compared to the people we descend from, I am free of history. I'm so free of history I have to get in a car and drive seven states to find it. - Sarah Vowell
His age was indeterminate. But in cynicism and general world weariness, which is a sort of carbon dating of the personality, he was about seven thousand years old. - Terry Pratchett
Famous actress bragging about her husband: Look at him, isn't he beautiful I have kept him for seven years now" Dorothy Parker: Don't Worry--he'll come back in style" - Dorothy Parker
The only reason we're 7-0 is because we've won all seven of our games.
If I'd learned nothing else in my twenty-seven years on this planet, 'd learned that when someone gives you something totally unexpected and undeserved, you don't ask questions. (Dark City Lights) - Jill D. Block
In the year 2006, a person can have sufficient intellectual and material resources to build a nuclear bomb and still believe that he will get seventy-two virgins in Paradise. - Sam Harris
The alarm in the morning? Well, I have an old tape of Carlo Maria Giulini conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in a perfectly transcendent version in Shubert's seventh symphony. And I've rigged it up so that at exactly 7:30 every morning it falls from the ceiling onto my face. - Stephen Fry
Maxim 10: Sometimes the only way out is through... through the hull.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible. - Jean Kerr
For the next century, no elf is to be banished to the human world. No more Star Wars, no more Harry Potter, no more Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and no more body-doubling for Tom Cruise. Elves shouldn't be treated like shit. We're not Mexicans. - Adam Millard, the Human Santapede
Maxim 30: A little trust goes a long way. The less you use, the further you'll go.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
Maxim 4: Close air support covereth a multitude of sins.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
People who meet in airports are seventy-two percent more likely to fall for each other than people who meet anywhere else. - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterwards. - St. Francis Xavier
Love lasts about seven years. That's how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves. - Françoise Sagan
Cutting out drama... Healthy mind and body choices... Intent followed by action... Keeping real friends and letting go of the pretends... Livin' clean for Twenty Seventeen! - Steve Maraboli
Over seven billion people exist and not one has your set of fingerprints. That sets you apart from anyone who has or ever will walk the face of this earth. You bring something to the table of life that no one else can, so bring it! - DeWayne Owens
Aside from velcro, time is the most mysterious substance in the universe. You can't see it or touch it, yet a plumber can charge you upwards of seventy-five dollars per hour for it, without necessarily fixing anything. - Dave Barry
If you're "one in a million", and the world is full of seven billion people, that means there are seven thousand people just like you. - Jeff Goins
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