Quotation Explorer - 'Ten'

I can't read ten pages of Steinbeck without throwing up.
A man is a hero, not because he is braver than anyone else, but because he is brave for ten minutes longer. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. - Henry Kissinger
The cynics are right nine times out of ten. - H. L. Mencken
Ten censure wrong, for one that writes amiss. - Alexander Pope
Jesus taught us how to pray because The Lord's Prayer is the spiritual image of the Ten Commandments. - Felix Wantang
Ten years later, I will be able to say, "I saw future happen". And, this is the most rewarding part of what I do. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The Wit of Cheats, the Courage of a Whore,Are what ten thousand envy and adore:All, all look up, with reverential Awe,At crimes that 'scape, or triumph o'er the Law:While Truth, Worth, Wisdom, daily they decry-`'Nothing is sacred now but Villainy'- Epilogue to the Satires, Dialogue I - Alexander Pope
Si censuran tus ideas ten valor, no te rindas nunca, siempre alza la voz...Lucha fuerte, sin medida... No dejes de creer. - Dulce María
Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped. - Sam Levenson
Risk - If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he doesn't know how wide it is, he'll jump and six times out of ten he'll make it.
Ten years from now, no one is going to care how quickly the books came out. The only thing that will matter, the only thing anyone will remember, is how good they were. That's my main concern, and always will be. - George R.R. Martin
Błogosławiony ten, co nie mając nic do powiedzenia, nie obleka tego faktu w słowa. - Julian Tuwim
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over. - Gore Vidal
I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. - Edmund Burke
Ninety percent of success come from the choices you make; the other ten percent comes from persistence. - Debasish Mridha
Never go out to meet trouble. If you will just sit still, nine cases out of ten someone will intercept it before it reaches you. - Calvin Coolidge
ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred with out a head - Euripides
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
But what am I to do? I must have some drug, and reading isn't a strong enough drug now. By writing it all down (all? - no: one thought in a hundred) I believe I get a little outside it. That's how I'd defend it to H. But ten to one she'd see a hole in the defence. - C.S. Lewis
To be honest, as this world goes is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.Hamlet Act II, Scene II Lines 178-179 - William Shakespeare
A cynic is just a man who found out when he was about ten that there wasn't any Santa Claus, and he's still upset.
To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery. - John Churton Collins
Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! - Henry David Thoreau
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, an hundred. - Thomas Jefferson
Ten minutes of meditation a day, keeps the psychiatrist away. - Abhijit Naskar
It was hard and sour, but, as Poushkin said, the illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than ten thousand truths. I saw a happy man, one whose dearest dream had come true, who had attained his goal in life, who had got what he wanted, and was pleased with his destiny and with himself. - Anton Chekhov
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. - Edward O. Wilson
Take one step towards excellence,and success will take ten towards you.Take ten steps towards excellence,and success will take a hundred towards you.Take a hundred steps towards excellence,and success will take a thousand towards you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
People don't live nowadays --- they get about ten percent out of life.
One voice can enter ten ears, but ten voices cannot enter one ear. - Leone Levi
When life gives one trouble,God gives hope and ten solutions - Mohammed Sekouty
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance - E.E. Cummings
If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments. - Zig Ziglar
One failure teaches you ten ways to success. - Timothy Mwirigi Culture.
Strength has two arms to reach for success.Skill has ten arms to reach for success.Wisdom has a hundred arms to reach for success.Faith has a thousand arms to reach for success.God has infinite arms to reach for success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Disconnect yourself from people who cannot add five to your ten words, because, sooner or later, you won't be able to say even a word. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Of ten parts a man enjoys one only, but a woman enjoys the full ten parts in her heart.
We are students of words: we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation-rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more - George Bernard Shaw
But if you were to die ten times for him, you would not alter his destiny in the slightest - Hermann Hesse
Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way. - Antoine de Rivarol
If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism. - Hunter S. Thompson
You have given intelligence to find one solution, and imagination to find ten. - Amit Kalantri
Do not think of knocking out another person's brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago. - Horace Mann
Meditation, practiced individually and as a family, helps with a different type of peace. It is not a calm absent of noise and confusion but a calm that persists in the very center of the noise and the chaos. Ten minutes daily can transform your life. - Ann Brasco
I’m dazzled by your facility. In ten days you’ll have written six stories! I don’t understand it… I’m like one of those old aqueducts: there’s so much rubbish cogging up the banks of my thought that it flows slowly, and only spills from the end of my pen drop by drop. - Gustave Flaubert
Nine men in ten are suicides. - Benjamin Franklin
No man with a man's heart in him, gets far on his way without some bitter, soul searching disappointment. Happy he who is brave enough to push on another stage of the journey, and rest where there are living springs of water, and three score and ten palms.
Money doesn't always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars. - Hobart Brown
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. - Charles M. Schulz
Ten men in our country could buy the whole world and ten million can't buy enough to eat. - Will Rogers
Mr. Trask, do you think the thoughts of people suddenly become important at a given age? Do you have sharper feelings or clearer thoughts now than when you were ten? Do you see as well, hear as well, taste as vitally? - John Steinbeck
Hello, Max," he said quietly, searching my face. "How do you feel?"Which was a ten on the "imbecilic question" scale of one to ten. Why, I feel fine, Jeb," I said brightly. "How about you?"Any nausea? Headache?" Yep. And it's standing here talking to me. - James Patterson
Fall ten times, stand up eleven. - Shannon L. Alder
Once machines performed all the servile functions formerly performed by the lower classes, the population immediately achieved equality, ending over ten thousand years of class systems. - Charles Edward Stoll
KINDNESS, n. A brief preface to ten volumes of exaction. - Ambrose Bierce
To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.
I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time? - Walter Scott
From one thing, know ten thousand things. - Miyamoto Musashi
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. - Euripides
I haven't slept for ten days, because that would be too long. - Mitch Hedberg
If you do not worship God, you worship something, and nine times out of ten it will be yourself. You have a duty to worship God, not because He will be imperfect and unhappy if you do not, but because you will be imperfect and unhappy. - Fulton J. Sheen
If you think you can kiss her, you probably could have ten minutes ago. - Mark Manson
When you etch your moral code in stone, you have no room for editing. You leave open the possibility that, as our ethical views evolve, your code becomes less relevant. You could find yourself with four of ten divine moral laws describing how to treat God and zero that prohibit rape or slavery. - David G. McAfee
Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them. - H. L. Mencken
Over the past ten years, for the first time, intelligence had become socially correct for girls. - Tom Wolfe
We are students of words; we are shut up in schools, and colleges, and recitation rooms, for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was like he could take any emotion I had and make it ten times stronger. Which is great when it’s happiness but pretty darn awful if it’s anything sad. - Catherine Gilbert Murdock
For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall. - Eric Clapton
Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think. - Thomas A. Edison
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
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.
Is it too bold to point out that there is nothing in the ten commandmentsabout protecting children against cruelty?Nothing against rape and nothing against slavery,and nothing agains genocide.Could this be because these crimesare positively recommendedin the rest of the bible? - A.J. Beirens
I never wanted anything new; from the age of ten, I was convinced that you couldn't replace what was lost. I insisted on things on having to be found. - Cecelia Ahern
Cieszy mię ten rym: „Polak mądr po szkodzie;Lecz jeśli prawda i z tego nas zbodzie,Nową przypowieść Polak sobie kupi,Że i przed szkodą, i po szkodzie głupi. - Jan Kochanowski
In the world of your story, your outline is like the Ten Commandments. Unfortunately, your characters are all Atheists. - Jefferson Smith
People who have character follow through. They don't lie to themselves or anyone else. They don't start something, ten give up because it's "hard." People of character set a goal and stick to it. - Nancy S. Mure
Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind. - Chinese Proverb
"Careful with fire" is good advice we know."Careful with words" is ten times doubly so. - William Carleton
The world might stop in ten minutes; meanwhile, we are to go on doing our duty. The great thing is to be found at one's post as a child of God, living each day as though it were our last, but planning as though our world might last a hundred years. - C.S. Lewis
In New York City, one suicide in ten is attributed to a lack of storage space.
Every social ethic is doomed to failure if it is blind to personal responsibility" (The Ten Commandments, 10). - J. Douma
Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody. - Jane Austen
It doesn't matter if a million people tell you what you can't do, or if ten million tell you no. If you get one yes from God that's all you need. - Tyler Perry
When the last dime is gone, I'll sit on the curb outside with a pencil and a ten cent notebook and start the whole thing over again. - Preston Sturges
A book is an arrangement of twenty-six phonetic symbols, ten numerals, and about eight punctuation marks, and people can cast their eyes over these and envision the eruption of Mount Vesuvius or the Battle of Waterloo. - Kurt Vonnegut
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or "consciously" desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to star, or you will just stay where you are. - D. H. Lawrence
Ten years it has been, through our deepest secrets and prettiest moments… under the handsomest sky so bedecked by the stars and sometimes between the dusty roads that often blurred our eyes with smoke and scars. - Debalina Haldar
Teaching a man how to clean barnacles from a keel is an amazing useful talent, one any child should be fortunate to learn. Magochiro is our champion barnaclebully at present. String him under a keel, and he will bring back dinner enough for ten. - Michelle Franklin
I asked my publisher what would happen if he sold all the copies of my book he'd printed. He said "I'll just print another ten. - Eric Sykes
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
Better not to give in to it. It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart. - Finnick Odair Mockingjay
Writing my own novels in the '90s...I never imagined that in ten years, science and rationality would require explanation and defense in a world rocked and ruled by religious fervor. - Mary Doria Russell
One man who has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men haven't and don't. - George Bernard Shaw
People want to be bowled over by something special. Nine times out of ten you might strike out, but that tenth time, that peak experience, is what people want. That's what can move the world. That's art. - Haruki Murakami
Don't look for the ninety percent of the darkness in a person's soul. Look for the ten percent of light they have left, then lend them yours because light was meant to be shared. - Shannon L. Alder
Life can't be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years.
If a man has ten good qualities and one bad one, to look at the ten and forget the one, and if a man has ten bad qualities and one good one, to look at the one and forget the ten.
Read at least one book a month. This is self-serving, obviously. It's a proven fact that people who read buy more books than people who don't read. In truth, I wish you'd read ten books a month, or at least buy that many. - Randy Pausch
Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad. - Henry Kissinger
When I write, I do not like using ten dollar words. I like the fifty-centers. Everybody has fifty-cents, even those that are too proud to admit it. - T.A. Cline
Nine out of ten people who change their minds are wrong the second time too.
It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind, or brain damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).
Say this city has ten million souls,Some are living in mansions, some are living in holes:Yet there’s no place for us, my dear, yet there’s no place for us. - W.H. Auden
Alcohol's been keeping depression alive and well for over ten thousand years. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
...ultimately it come down to, are you making or are you destroying? If you try very hard to create ways of living, create dreams of what is possible, then you win. If you don't, you may make a fortune in ten years, but you're not going to be read in twenty years, and that's that. - John Gardner
It's an enormous wall that's built between you and your dreams. And if every day, you just chip away... It may take ten years, but eventually you just might see some light. - Edward Burns
What is ten thousand years? Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns.
I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres
Look at this. It's worthless - ten dollars from a vendor in the street. But I take it, I bury it in the sand for a thousand years, it becomes priceless. - George Lucas
Aglaya just rolled her eyes. "You're like a ten year-old.""Ten-and-a-half," Kev defended. "But I read at a fourteen year-old level. - Larry Gent
In war, the moral is to the physical as ten to one. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Keep your heart clearAnd transparent,And you willNever be bound.A single disturbed thoughtCreates ten thousand distractions. - Ryokan
Isn't it surprising how many things, if not said immediately, seem not worth saying ten minutes from now?
The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one. - Joan Baez
The codfish lays ten thousand eggs.The homely hen lays one.Codfish never cackles to tell you what she has done.And so we scorn the codfish,while the humble hen we prize,which only goes to show you that it pays to advertise! - Nikhil Sharda
Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success. - Biz Stone
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers. - Scott Adams
The discovery of this strange society was a curiously refreshing thing; to realize that there were ten new trades in the world was like looking at the first ship or the first plough. It made a man feel what he should feel, that he was still in the childhood of the world. - G. K. Chesterton
It might be said that Lord Rosebery outlived his future by ten years and his past by more than twenty. - Sir Winston Churchill
The worst part of an eminent man's conversation is, nine times out of ten, to be found in that part by which he means to be clever. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
And she knew that her fate wasn't set by how or where she was born, but the decisions she made and the battles she fought. It didn't matter if she had eight toes or ten, amber eyes or blue. What mattered was what she set out to do. - Robert Beatty
Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good. - Marcus Aurelius
Ever thought, that the only thing a man can do for ten/twelve hours a day is work.He can't eat for ten hours; he can't drink for ten hours; he can't make love for ten hours.The only thing a man can do for ten hours is ‪#‎work‬. - honeya
One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't. - George Bernard Shaw
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery. - John Churton Collins
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it. - Persian Proverb
Poverty, like obesity, has the tendency to add at least ten years to the appearance of its victims, especially those who are over the age of twenty. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
On Saturday mornings Mr Ewing would make his rounds, giving each tradesman £1 and the apprentices, ten shillings. Needless to say, we were all peeping around corners awaiting his arrival! - Ian Thompson
I like you but you mightn't feel the same way about me, and I wouldn't blame you. To save us both from any awkward moments I've figured out an easy way to do this. Nod if you're even slightly interested in getting to know me. Write a ten page explanation if you're not. - Bill Condon
It's easy to identify people who can't count to ten. They're in front of you in the supermarket express lane.
If more than ten percent of the population likes a painting it should be burned, for it must be bad. - George Bernard Shaw
I do the very best I know how-the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. - Abraham Lincoln
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God. - Voltaire
If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law. - Winston S. Churchill
The Ten Commandments contain 297 words, the Bill of Rights 463 words, and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address 266 words. A recent federal directive regulating the price of cabbage contains 26,911 words.
Why this is hell, nor am I out of it. Think'st thou that I, who saw the face of God and tasted the eternal joy of heaven, am not tormented with ten thousand hells in being deprived of everlasting bliss? - Christopher Marlowe
Ten thousand women marched through the streets shouting, 'We will not be dictated to,' and went off and became stenographers. - G.K. Chesterton
When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a hundred. - Thomas Jefferson
Ten long trips around the sun since I last saw that smile, but only joy and thankfulness that on a tiny world in the vastness, for a couple of moments in the immensity of time, we were one. - Ann Druyan
Eternity ended ten years ago. - Brandon Sanderson
The Duke of Dunstable had one-way pockets. He would walk ten miles in the snow to chisel an orphan out of tuppence. - P.G. Wodehouse
Little sleep's-head sprouting hair in the moonlight,when I come backwe will go out together,we will walk out together among,the ten thousand things,each scratched too late with such knowledge, the wages of dying is love. - Galway Kinnell
There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away. - Henry Ward Beecher
I am insane, does that surprise you? Ha! I think my mind is crumbling, just like crackers. If I had written five minutes earlier I would have wept, if I had written ten minutes earlier I would have told you to leave me alone, if I wait any longer I won’t write at all. - @ neuroticdream Tumblr
I'll wager that in ten years it will be fashionable again to be a virgin. - Barbara Cartland
...if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Little did I realise how much I would miss those ten minutes, those ten minutes in which I lived an entire lifetime. - Faraaz Kazi
You think maybe if you just work harder and faster, you can hold off the chaos, but then one day you’re changing a patio light bulb with a five-year life span and you realize how you’ll only be changing this light maybe ten more times before you’ll be dead. - Chuck Palahniuk
Kiss me twice, I am schizophrenic .. Kiss me ten times, I am obsessive! - أحمد عمارة
Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you. - Madame de Tencin
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen, and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean that you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten. - Jules Feiffer
Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousands times worse than nothing. - Sydney Smith
Balls to ten minutes. - Kristen Ashley
The more I see of the country, the less I feel I know about it. There is a saying that after five years in the north every man is an expert; after ten years, a novice. - Pierre Berton
It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength. Corrie Ten Boom - Corrie ten Boom
I could take back those moments that snatched you away from me or maybe just wipe away those ten minutes when you came to me for the first time and I looked into your eyes to realise what love is. - Faraaz Kazi
Every single person is a fool, insane, a failure, or a bad person to at least ten people. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
"Is it true that you smoke eight to ten cigars a day?" "That's true." "Is it true that you drink five martinis a day?" "That's true." "Is it true that you still surround yourself with beautiful young women?" "That's true." "What does your doctor say about all of this?" "My doctor is dead." - George Burns
Ach panenkomarjá, ten život je stejně k zešílení krásnej. Ne že by byl, ale to tak vidím. - Bohumil Hrabal
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married? - Barbra Streisand
one is good but ten is better. together is a powerful, beautiful, and peaceful. - B. Armynanta
Is anything illegal here?' Addison asked.'Library late fines are stiff. Ten lashes a day, and that's just for paperbacks.'There's a library?''Two. Though one won't lend because all the books are bound in human skin and quite valuable. - Ransom Riggs
You think people never say what they mean. The truth is, nine times out of ten what they say is all they mean. - Zia Haider Rahman
Sometimes I fear that even as a People when we take one step forward, we reel backwards ten times fold. I don't even think on the Precipice of Change will we truly move forward... It will most definitely take a Miracle. - Solange nicole
A wise person is able to bring down a thousand armies with a single insight; with wisdom he successfully engages ten thousand armies with just one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I would rather make one percent of a hundred men's efforts than one hundred percent of my own. This way if ten get sick and ten get run over by a truck, I still have eighty percent of my income.
Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. - C. S. Lewis
A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs. - Harry Truman
Stop what you are doing. Go outside and breathe. The world will not end if you take ten minutes for yourself. - Fawn Germer
Clive was losing sensation in his feet, and as he stamped them the rhythm gave him back the ten note falling figure, ritardando, a cor anglais, and rising softly against it, contrapuntally, cellos in mirror image. Her face in it. The end. - Ian McEwan
Don't knock the weather. If it didn't change once in a while, nine out of ten people couldn't start a conversation. - Kin Hubbard
Here are the Ten Commandments for a writer: Create, Create, Create, Create, Create, Create... - Mehmet Murat ildan
For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string. - Spike Milligan
I may be small, but I've got friends that make me ten feet tall. - Mickey Mouse
Think upon the numbers I have been sharing with you. Of your competitors, five out of ten will do little more than take their customer's money immorally. A further three out of ten will leave them dissatisfied. - Chris Murray
Out of ten people that desire a girl, five people are actually willing to do something to win her heart and from this five, one already has the girl while the other has to fight to win her heart. - Winston Samuels
It takes ten good decisions to make up for one disastrous one. This is why it is better not to make nine good decisions than to make one bad one—which is what happens most of the time. - Neel Burton
Amen,' I exclaim, accidentally spitting out a Raisinet. I pick up the chocolate with a Kleenex and stuff it in my purse. Ten bucks says a month from now I'll have forgotten about it and will finally have said heart attack when I assume a rat shat in there. - Jen Lancaster
Living in California adds ten years to a man's life. And those extra ten years I'd like to spent in New York.
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds; and I very rarely change it. - Margaret Thatcher
Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who flirts with him wants him to kiss her - when, nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her? - Helen Rowland
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
Nature is not affected by finance. If someone offered you ten thousand dollars to let them touch your eyeball without blinking, you would never collect the money. At the very last moment, Nature would force you to blink your eye. Nature will protect her own. - Dick Gregory
Splitting the atom is like trying to shoot a gnat in the Albert Hall at night and using ten million rounds of ammunition on the off chance of getting it. That should convince you that the atom will always be a sink of energy and never a reservoir of energy.
Ten men shouting will control ten thousand who choose to remain silent. - Joseph J. Haeggquist
I AM NOT about making movies that would be forgotten. I want to make ONLY timeless classics. I don't care if it takes me ten years - Sahndra Fon Dufe
Conventional names define a person's past: ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, religion. I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years - FM-2030
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant; but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured. - Indian Proverb
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
Give me ten thousand Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world. - Douglas MacArthur
If your wife puts on ten pounds, love her ten times more.If she puts on a hundred pounds, love her a hundred times more.If she puts on a thousand pounds, love her a thousand times more. - Matshona Dhliwayo
‎Pick ten strangers and stick them in a room, and ask them which of us they feel sorrier for - you or me - and we all know who they'll choose. - Jodi Picoult
Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. - Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
Swing ten times,and you may hit once.Swing a hundred times,and you may hit ten times.Swing a thousand times,and you may hit a hundred times.Swing a thousand times,and you may hit a thousand times. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality. - Martin Luther King Jr.
To reap a return in ten years, plant trees. To reap a return in 100, cultivate the people. - Hồ Chí Minh
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