Quotation Explorer - 'Twenty-Five'

The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today. - James Carville
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep - A.P. Herbert
That didn't surprise me; any man with a grain of sense knows that marriage is the only way, these days, to acquire a full-time maid who works twenty-five hours a day. with no time off and no pay except room and board. - Elizabeth Peters
I have something that I call my Golden Rule. It goes something like this: 'Do unto others twenty-five percent better than you expect them to do unto you.' The twenty-five percent is for error. - Linus Pauling
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?
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? - Jules Feiffer
So far as I am aware no leader of a party of the European left in the past twenty-five years has declared capitalism as such to be unacceptable as a system. The only public figure to do so unhesitatingly was Pope John Paul II. - Eric Hobsbawm
Gradually my whole concept of time changed until I thought of a month as having twenty-five days of humanness and five others when I might just as well have been an animal in a steel trap. - Florence King
Hard-covered books break up friendships. You loan a hard covered book to a friend and when he doesn’t return it you get mad at him. It makes you mean and petty. But twenty-five cent books are different. - John Steinbeck
The idea of atomic energy is illusionary but it has taken so powerful a hold on the minds, that although I have preached against it for twenty-five years, there are still some who believe it to be realizable. - Nikola Tesla
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