Quotation Explorer - 'Thirty'

In Hollywood a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel. - Ben Hecht
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
To say she was my girlfriend was absurd: no one the wrong side of thirty has a girlfriend… I suppose I ought to have realize it’s ominous that forty thousand years of human language had failed to produce a word for our relationship. - Robert Harris
Generally speaking, I resolve to change my life on average maybe thirty to forty times a week, usually at about two a.m, drunk, ore early the next morning, hungover. - David Nicholls
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. - Calvin Trillin
Thirty thousand a year was all right, but dyspepsia and inability to be humanly happy robbed such princely income of all its value. - Jack London
Cool people are only cool for the first thirty minutes of knowing them. After that, they just become annoying. - Carroll Bryant
The same way that a tiny thought in our childhood can manifest thirty years later as an anxiety disorder, one tiny thought right now can manifest just six months from now as unconditional love and unshakable happiness. - Vironika Tugaleva
I cannot now evaluate the events that, at the end of those thirty years, made me discover the necessity of religious belief. I was not reasoned into my disposition. Though I admire the structured thought of theology, it is to religion no more than counterpoint exercises are to music. - Igor Stravinsky
You can be gorgeous at thirty, charmimg at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life. - Coco Chanel
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there. - Meister Eckhart
When I thought I felt better, grief shot its silver tip arrow at my heart to remind me that it was still there.Excerpt From: Holster, S.G. Thirty Seconds to Die. iBooks. This material may be protected by copyright.Check out this book on the iBooks Store - S.G. Holster
Some thirty inches from my noseThe frontier of my Person goes,And all the untilled air betweenIs private pagus or demesne.Stranger, unless with bedroom eyesI beckon you to fraternize,Beware of rudely crossing it:I have no gun, but I can spit. - W.H. Auden
If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods. - Epictetus
Everything is old, here. We are old - the Masters.""You're not," Irian said. She thought him between thirty and forty[...]"But I came far. Miles can be years. - Ursula K. Le Guin
When Randolph Carter was thirty he lost the key of the gate of dreams. - H.P. Lovecraft
The way I came to miss the end of the world well, the end of the world I had known for close on thirty years was sheer accident: like a lot of survival, when you come to think of it. - John Wyndham
You get married at twenty, you're going to be shocked who you're living with at thirty. - Peter Blake
If you are not an idealist by the time you are twenty you don't have a heart, but if you are still an idealist by thirty you don't have a head.
You didn’t just accidentally win my favor, I dispute, slowly shaking myforehead against his. You earned it. Now, if I can just save your life twenty or thirty more times…We might actually be able to call it even. - M.A. George
Mother Teresa said that she couldn't imagine doing her work for more than thirty minutes without prayer. Do you and I have work that we can't imagine doing for thirty minutes without prayer? - Gary Haugen
For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn--much. - W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman
I have lived some thirty years on this planet and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors. - Henry David Thoreau
Life is islands of ecstasy in an ocean of ennui, and after the age of thirty land is seldom seen.
Why does a small tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and s substantial tax cut save you thirty cents?
After thirty nine years this is all I've done. - Dylan Thomas
Someone was waving a large pink-and-white sign that read, "Don't Worry, Be Happy." I was trying, and so were at least thirty thousand other bodies, with varying degrees of post-Aquarian patience, to see the Who for the first time in a year. - Ellen Willis
It's hard to sleep when you have thirty two million quids worth of stolen jewellery hidden under the mattress. - Peter Houston
A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child. - H. L. Mencken
I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level. - Dana Carvey
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. - Orson Welles
No normal man ever fell in love after thirty when the kidneys begin to disintegrate. - H. L. Mencken
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty the wit; at forty the judgement. - Benjamin Franklin
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