Quotation Explorer - 'Went'

Sometimes when it looks like I'm deep in thought I'm just trying not to have a conversation with people. - Pete Wentz
Time has become quiet flexible inside the library. (This is true of most places with interesting books. Sit down to read for twenty minutes, and suddenly it's dark, with no clue as to where the hours have gone.) - Ellen Klages
She is one of those ladies who is more beautiful at sixty than she could possibly have been at twenty. (how I hope someone says that about me someday)! - Mary Ann Shaffer
...he went off to Paris. Actually, I don't know for sure that Paris is where he ended up. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
If you had told me, though, when I was twenty-four that I would write about Skokie, Illinois, where I grew up, I would have said, ‘You’re out of your mind. Why would I have Skokie in a poem?’ But you become resigned. Your job is to write about the life you actually have. - Edward Hirsch
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
A line is a dot that went for a walk. - Paul Klee
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
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
Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed. - W. C. Fields
He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one. - Alexander Pope
I knew I loved youwhen 'home' went from being a placeto being a person. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five. - Benjamin Franklin
And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so?""They were looking only for gold his companion answered. They were seeking the treasure of their personal legend, without wanting actually to live out the personal legend. - Paulo Coelho
The trouble with discarding bad memories was that evidently the good ones went with them - Anne Tyler
It was a year ago today your daughter went missing.’ Bagg had closed his eyes, feeling the death going on inside. - Cole Alpaugh
To generalize is to be an idiot," said Blake. Perhaps he went too far. But to generalize is to be a finite mind. Generalities are the lenses with which our intellects have to manage. - C.S. Lewis
I've known what it is to be hungry, but I always went right to a restaurant. - Ring Lardner
Sundown, yellow moon, I replay the past. I know every scene by heart, they all went by so fast. - Bob Dylan
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
think of the condition of Europe for twenty years before, where people were fighting, not by thousands, but by millions; each one of whom as he struck his enemy wounded horribly some other innocent heart far away. - William Makepeace Thackeray
He was the perfect soldier: he went where you sent him, and stayed where you put him, and had no idea of his own to keep him from doing exactly what you told him. - Dashiell Hammett
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories. - Haruki Murakami
Sometimes to stay alive, you gotta kill your mind. - Twenty one pilots
Age to me means nothing. I can't get old; I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age. - George Burns
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
Okay, I said. As long as I've got you here, we're going to use and appreciate this present moment. Because I wish, and I've wished a thousand times since you went, that we'd known it was the present, and that we were living in it. - Ali Smith
So many went on a quest to tame her, The only man to win her heart was the one Who was also free. - Nikki Rowe
well, I haven't heard from you since you went to pick up the treadmill so I am assuming some big, burly, longshoreman has absconded with you and I'll never see you again. And you didn't even get to run on your treadmill! - Debbie Grant
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?
I went into a McDonald's yesterday and said, 'I'd like some fries.' The girl at the counter said, 'Would you like some fries with that?' - Jay Leno
At twenty-four she imagined with dread that she was growing old. - Jean Rhys
If miracles represent prophecy, we must have more prophets in twenty first century than the entire human history. - M.F. Moonzajer
Most so-called brave people lack imagination. As though they can’t conceive of what would happen if something went wrong. The truly brave overcome their imagination and do what they have to do. - Charles Bukowski
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. - Leonardo da Vinci
I imagine what would happen if everyone turned their regrets into wishes, went around shouting them. - Nina LaCour
It is pleasant to have been to a place the way a river went. - Henry David Thoreau
When we feel lost in time, with only shadows of the past living in our mind; when the moment, which was", no longer "is and when only silence remains, loads of questions arise. We can cry a river or we may wonder: What went wrong? - Erik Pevernagie
Thrill me, chill me I went in search of money and success, all I got was a bellyful of excess! Now that I've realigned myself I’m on my tip-toes because life is sweet! I'm overwhelmed with gratitude for all the blessings that are manifesting in my life neat! - Stephen Richards
In the middle of the mayhem, you came and sang a song of melancholy. You promised a wildfire, but instead choked the light that was struggling hard for survival. Eventually when all the light went off. You left, complaining about the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five- year-old men more.
Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it. - Coco Chanel
The Hills Have EYes... so be careful where you step and where you go so far one family has went there and few of them have came back! - Deyth Banger
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
The most fertile soil does not necessarily produce the most abundant harvest. It is the use we make of our faculties which renders them valuable. - Thomas Wentworth Higginson
I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again. - Charles Bukowski
What very mysterious things days were. Sometimes they fly by, and other times they seem to last forever, yet they are all exactly twenty-four hours. There's quite a lot we don't know about them. - Melanie Benjamin
when you're cool for twenty,you get paid for twenty-one. - Miguel Piñero
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.
The writer in her went silent and hid when her revealing words were wide-spread read. - Donna Lynn Hope
and there were times when i felt lost,but that did not stop me,for the further i went ,the more i collected myselfas i walked awayand the more i walked awaythe closer i got it to all,,,and in the end, i became the journey,and like all journeys,i did not end, i justchanged my directions. - r.m drake
I went to sit in the bus station and think this over. I ate another apple pie and ice cream; that’spractically all I ate all the way across the country, I knew it was nutritious and it was delicious, ofcourse. - Jack Kerouac
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing. - Andre Malraux
A girl phoned me the other day and said "Come on over, there's nobody home." I went over. Nobody was home. - Rodney Dangerfield
I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive. - John W. Gardner
If you are not a liberal at twenty, you have no heart. If you are not a conservative at forty, you have no brain.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do then by the ones you did. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain
By the late twentieth century, our time, a mythic time, we are all chimeras, theorized and fabricated hybrids of machine and organism; in short, we are cyborgs. - Donna J. Haraway
When mom and dad went to war the only prisoners they took were the children - Pat Conroy
I tossed a stone into the Sea To see what it would do for me And the ripples went out And became ocean waves To return to the Sea inside of me - Mark A.Y. Nunez
I was just walking around saying We’re all gonna die! I never got over it. I went to class, I did what I had to do, but I was a gibbering idiot. It never went away. I never again felt the same way about life and death. - Anne Rice
Hindsight is always twenty-twenty. - Billy Wilder
Sometimes healing comes after helping someone that is going through the same trauma you went through. Help yourself by helping others. - Ace Antonio Hall
What kids are doing are killing themselvesThey feel they have no control of their prisoner's cellAnd if you're one of them then you're one of meAnd you would do almost anything just to feel free...- From the song Fake You Out - Twenty one pilots
I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen
Doubt is a storm. We either ride it out, or we change our course. Neither is right or wrong--to stay or go. Twenty years ago, should you have really married X, or Y? This college, or that? A life-changing decision one makes becomes the right decision by the fact of simply having been made. - T.M. McNally
And I went into the new year loving myself a little less, but a little more where it actually mattered. - Dominic Riccitello
I went to the West and saw Islam, but no Muslims; I got back to the East and saw Muslims, but not Islam. - Muhammad Abduh
The Jesus of Nazareth who came forward publicly as the Messiah...and died to give his work its final consecration never existed. ["Modern Christian Thought: The twentieth century, Volume 2" by James C. Livingston, Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, p.13] - Albert Schweitzer
Once upon a time I thought I could change stories, make them go the way I wanted, instead of where they actually went. - April Genevieve Tucholke
Goodness without knowledge... is weak and feeble, yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.... Both united form the noblest character and lay the surest foundation of usefulness to mankind. Many men went a walking and many crippled men, did not. - John Phillips
I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion. - Dorothy Parker
The Joy of one SUCCESS can overcome the Heartaches of twenty Failures. - Auliq-Ice
It was not in me It came and wentI wanted to hold it It was held by wine(I no longer know what it was) - Rainer Maria Rilke
They got a manure machine in there, Keller said. He went up to the barn and peeked through a hole between tow boards. On wheels. It’s fun to ride sometimes, when you don’t care how you smell. - Sandra Neil Wallace
All of sudden, this shooting star went by, and all I could think was that they were listening to us somehow. - Nicholas Sparks
I went in there only once, as a sane man, and I came out...well, I came out like this. But you, once you come out of there, you'll be a king! - Pagan Min
Suddenly she bent down and kissed his fingers and went quickly away. But he sat for a long time in the gathering clouds trembling with happiness and trying to penetrate into the meaning of these things. - Thorton Wilder
Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn't. - L. L. Henderson
I went off to college planning to major in math or philosophy-- of course, both those ideas are really the same idea. - Frank Wilczek
There is a solitude, or perhaps a solemnity, in the few hours that precede the dawn of day which is unlike that of any others in the twenty-four, and which I cannot explain or account for. Thoughts come to me at this time that I never have at any other. - George Bird Grinnell
She came and took away all his miseries, his sorrows !!Then SHewent and left him restlessly numb. He was herpainkiller. SHe, his anesthetic. - Douglas Self
I went to the doctor, I went to the mountains I looked to the children, I drank from the fountain There’s more than one answer to these questions pointing me in a crooked line And the less I seek my source for some definitive The closer I am to fine. - Emily Saliers
The world looks very different to me now at twenty. I have outgrown my early opinions and ideals with my short dresses, just as Mrs. Walton said we would. Now the critics can say 'Thou waitest till thy woman's fingers wrought the best that lay within thy woman's heart. - Annie Fellows Johnston
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
Ten thousand women marched through the streets shouting, 'We will not be dictated to,' and went off and became stenographers. - G.K. Chesterton
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public. - H. L. Mencken
I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance. - Steven Wright
You could not stop the winds and you could not stop Time. It went on and on,-and on. - Bess Streeter Aldrich
Christ has global funeral, every Sunday and since twenty centuries. (Jésus a des funérailles mondiales, - Tous les dimanches, et depuis vingt siècles.) - Charles de Leusse
Bless God, he went as soldiers,His musket on his breast—Grant God, he charge the bravestOf all the martial blest!Please God, might I behold himIn epauletted white—I should not fear the foe then—I should not fear the fight! - Emily Dickinson
Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers - six if one went to Harvard. - Edgar Fiedler
I went searching in a foreign land and found my way home. - Sue Bender
Well, life isn't a cakewalk, is it?! Eighty-nine percent of the world's most valuable art was created by men living in rat-infested flats. You think Velásquez wore Adidas? You think he enjoyed the luxuries of central heating and twenty-four-hour pizza delivery?! - Marisha Pessl
You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote twenty-three more."("The Castle") - Michael Connelly
Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl? - Anne Frank
It took me twenty years of studied self-restraint, aided by the natural decay of my faculties, to make myself dull enough to be accepted as a serious person by the British public. - George Bernard Shaw
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
Depressed beyond what I'd previously thought possible, I stripped, showered, and slipped on a fresh pair of jeans and a tee shirt and headed for my mom's, trying to figure out why a bank would charge twenty dollars for insufficient funds when they know you don't have it. - Kit Frazier
Any academic skill is quickly achievable if charged with clear purpose and an appeal to enthusiastic self-interest. Tarzan of the Apes only needed about twenty minutes to figure out how to read the beautiful Jane Porter’s cursive writing. - T.K. Naliaka
Christ went more willingly to the cross than we do to the throne of grace. - Thomas Watson
The ferocity of Santiago Nasar's fate, which had collected twenty years of happiness from him not only with his death but also with the dismemberment of his body and its dispersion and extermination. - Gabriel García Márquez
If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging. - Joe Martin
But I had to think to myself that this was normal, because that was the attitude. I was 19 when I went to see my doctor and I was told it was all in the mind.[Author on being told her endometriosis was imagined pain, From Oct 2009 Daily Mail interview] - Hilary Mantel
Coincidentally, a good age for a Japanese girl is younger than twenty five, because that's when she turns into a 'Christmas Cake'. Christmas cakes, as everyone knows, are desirable before the twenty fifth but afterward quickly become stale and are put on the shelf. - Andrew Davidson
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute I had fear. [Then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face... - Lady Gaga
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
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.. What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
I went to Maui to stay a week and remained five. I never spent so pleasant a month before, or bade any place goodbye so regretfully. I have not once thought of business, or care or human toil or trouble or sorrow or weariness, and the memory of it will remain with me always. - Mark Twain
Sometimes I don't have enough energy to be social. I need time alone to recover from the last time I went out. - Tina J. Richardson
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, unless it is the burning bush, in that case the value of your bird just went up!! - Neil Leckman
Neuron is to Consciousness, what D.N.A. is to Life. Thus, Biology of Mind is to the twenty-first century, what Biology of Life was to the twentieth century. - Abhijit Naskar
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
America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. - Oscar Wilde
I went to watch the Buzkasgu game taking place on a series of fields - some fallow, some plowed and planted- just to the east of the empty Buddha niches. Buzkashi is a form of polo played with a dead goat instead of a ball. - Rory Stewart
The heart fools the mind, where eyes went deaf to words, that fell on blinded ears to easy to fall in love. - Anthony Liccione
We can no longer believe that after death, if we have sinned, we shall enter hell. Hell has been acted out here on Earth in the time of Nazi Germany, when even the innocent went in their millions to a hell that beggars the imagination. A profound change in attitude has come about as a result. - Brian W. Aldiss
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
A man can sleep around, no questions asked, but if a woman makes nineteen or twenty mistakes she's a tramp. - Joan Rivers
I walked in the dark forest at night...I couldn't see much further in the dark ,I heard the sound of the past, ..Memories Went back clear to me and Fear started hunting me, ..No Way To Escape , No Way To Stand Still... - Hamza wolf
I failed!I went on changing the world without changing myself. - imahmedyounis
The arrival of a good clown exercises a more beneficial influence upon the health of a town than twenty asses laden with drugs. - Thomas Sydenham
Sorry... my mind was wandering... one time it went all the way to Venus and ordered a meal I couldn’t pay for. - Steven Wright
My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual. - Phyllis Diller
My son hit his head on a couch and pushed it away. He never went near that couch again. It is amazing what and 1 year old boy can teach you about life. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
Everyones greatest fantasy is to walk away from the life (they think)you lead - Pete Wentz
All normal people love meat. If I went to a barbeque and there was no meat, I would say 'Yo Goober! Where's the meat!?' I'm trying to impress people here, Lisa. You don't win friends with salad. - Matt Groening
He wanted to be respectable rather than powerful; he did not want the controversy that went with power. - David Halberstam
He stopped complaining, but now I was annoyed. I went to the roof and drank alone. - Haruki Murakami
Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry. - John Keats
Everything I had to give went to my children, and though I loved them and my husband utterly, the drudgery of the day-to-day made it seem as if not love but coffee, my Toyota and sheer logistics were what propelled me through life. - Marcia DeSanctis
When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will sustain you for a few hours, a good book will sustain you for life. - Gabrielle Zevin
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. - Charles Dickens
I went down to Safeways, and I bought her a packet of best ground sirloin. - Neil Gaiman
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young. - Mark Twain
There is an old joke that went around- it goes, in the beginning God made man in His own image, and since the fall, man has been seeking to return the compliment. - Alistair Begg
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. - Henry Ford
I am persuaded that our intellects at twenty contain all the truths we shall ever find - W.B. Yeats
Tonight go to sleep as though your whole past has been dropped. Die to the past. And in the morning wake up as a new man in a new morning. Don’t let the same one who went to bed get up. Let him go to sleep for good. - Osho
Ghost towns filled with sad people who settled for what life offered them. The road unfurls before us. Everything is possible. I feel sick to my stomach. - Pete Wentz
A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating. - Arnold Bennett
What’s that supposed to mean, ‘a passin’ hunger?’ I ATE my fuckin’ girlfriend! An’ we ain’t talkin’ little fuckin’ love bites or a bit of a chew—I went wild kingdom on her ass! It was like a pig pickin’ after fuckin’ Lent-FUCK! - E.V. Iverson
Ah, how many Marahs have been sweetened by a simple, satisfying glimpse of the Tree and the Love which underwent its worst confict there. Yes, the Cross is the tree that sweetens the waters. 'Love never faileth. - Jim Elliot
Actually, I'm an overnight success. But it took twenty years. - Monty Hall
Following Jesus isn’t something you can do at night where no one notices. It’s a twenty-four-hour-a-day commitment that will interfere with your life. That’s not the small print—that’s a guarantee. - Kyle Idleman
Some people come and go and are forgotten. But there are other people who share a part in our destinies. They come, they go, but they are never forgotten. They come, they go, but even after they go... they're still here. They never really went anywhere. - C. JoyBell C.
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening. - Helen Mirren
Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes. - Francesca Lia Block
What can you say about a twenty-five-year-old girl who died? That she was beautiful. And brilliant. That she loved Mozart and Bach. And the Beatles. And me. - Erich Segal
If I went back to college again, I'd concentrate on two areas learning to write and to speak before an audience. Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively. - Gerald R. Ford
Do an evening review at the end of the day to reflect on what went well, and what you'd do differently next time. - Marilyn Suttle
I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. - Woody Allen
If by the last quarter of the twentiesth century godliness wasn't next to something a little more interesting than cleanliness, it might be time to reevaluate our notions of godliness. - Tom Robbins
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg. - Thomas Jefferson
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. - Rodney Dangerfield
Collage is the twentieth century's greatest innovation - Robert Motherwell
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and there discovered was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. - Oprah Winfrey
I hated these visits, because I kept feeling the visitors measuring my fat and stringy hair against what I had been and what they wanted me to be, and I knew they went away utterly confounded. - Sylvia Plath
Adolescence is like a heavy rain. Even though you catch a cold from it, you still look forward to experiencing it once again.(From 'In Those Bygone Years, The Girl We All Went After' the novel) - Giddens Ko
Most so-called brave people lack imagination. As though they can’t conceive of what would happen if something went wrong. The truly brave overcome their imagination and do what they have to do. 2 - Charles Bukowski
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
Cheers went up around the decks as the Dolphins oars began to move as one in and out shifting and cutting away at the sea beneath, SICANIA RISING - Daniel P Buckley
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. - Zig Ziglar
When I went to school every teacher had a BOARD of education. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
To hold the same views at forty as we did at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched and none the wiser. - Robert Louis Stevenson
The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy. - Pete Wentz
I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regrettedmost of them, but never the potatoes that went with them. - Nora Ephron
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth," the long out-of-print science fiction writer went on. - Kurt Vonnegut
The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men around to his opinion twenty years later. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you observe a really happy man, you will find... that he is happy in the course of living life twenty-four crowded hours each day. - W. Beran Wolfe
I can certainly identify with The Villain. A Villain is someone who has a past, who is strongly opinionated, fearless, doesn't get intimated by anything, and went beyond suffering. It's an empowerment figure. - Nuno Roque
Whatever you went through in past equipped you for today. What you experience now prepares you for the future. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Instead of writing my rules, I followed his. And that’s when I knew it all went wrong. - Dominic Riccitello
If I were told that what I shall write will be read in twenty years by the children of today and that they will weep and smile over it and will fall in love with life, I would devote all my life and all my strengths to it. - Leo Tolstoy
I did not fear that I might tread upon a live rail and be killed. I feared something far more intangible-doing what was not contemplated by the Machine. Then I said to myself, Man is the measure, and I went, and after many visits I found an opening. - E.M. Forster
You get married at twenty, you're going to be shocked who you're living with at thirty. - Peter Blake
Immortality is the new twenty! - Erin Fall Haskell
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
Remember the generational battles twenty years ago? Remember all the screaming at the dinner table about haircuts, getting jobs and the American dream? Well, our parents won. They're out living the American dream on some damned golf course in Vero Beach, and we're stuck with the jobs and haircuts. - P. J. O'Rourke
You can worship God twenty four hours a day but your destiny depends on the cards he lets you play - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Sex in the twenties is like a helicopter raring to take off vertically, but twenty years later, it is like a vintage plane roaring and racing to a reluctant take off! - rajuda
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. - John Lennon
I thought I saw my entire future once, every moment of it, until the day of my death. I spent it in her arms. Then after twenty years, she left. - Jessica Fortunato
I couldn’t wait for success so I went ahead without it. - Jonathan Winters
When I was one-and-twenty, I heard a wise man say, Give pounds and crowns and guineas, But not your heart away." Give pearls away and rubies, But keep your fancy free." But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me.
Take for instance, a society where the prevailing value system is that you only go into politics and leadership to serve and not to make money. In such a nation, people know that those who go into politics and leadership come out of it poorer than they went in. - Sunday Adelaja
I went back to look for you.Not understanding the language of hello,I thought I’d speak it just the same. - Rod McKuen
The way the early Protestants taught on the other hand is that everybody is a full time minister in their various places of work. They went to the extent of saying, your job, profession, occupation is your calling - Sunday Adelaja
I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone's heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark. - Raymond Carver
You get fifteen democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions. - Senator Patrick Leahy
Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door. - Marlo Thomas
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish. - Steven Wright
No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
If crime went down 100%, it would still be 50 times higher than it shoud be.
I went to Guatemala to help build a school but left wondering what "help" would really look like... I hadn't prepared myself for how humbled I'd feel, or how hard it would be to find my footing when witnessing a cycle of poverty that seemed to defy any sort of help. - Dee Williams
That was what murder was-as easy as that!But afterwards you went on remembering... - Agatha Christie
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
I always see the crack in the glass before I see the window. - Richard Wentworth
Today, I went to sleep under a plum tree. There, I dreamed I was a butterfly, flying so pleasently. Then, I fell asleep, and the dream ended. Now- I have to ask myself - am I Zhuang Zi who dreamed of a butterfly? Or am I that butterfly, dreaming I am Zhuang Zi? - Zhuangzi
The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today. - James Carville
You can live with me in this house I've built out of writers blocks. - Pete Wentz
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 state of Virginia had turned down twenty-one thousand women for admission to state colleges in 1970 while not turning away a single man... - Meg Waite Clayton
She took the bottom of her shirt and wiped the handles of the blades. He made a face.What was that for?Fingerprints. I’m not wastin’ time explainin’ to cops why six inches of steel went into a dumbass. - Randall Kenneth Drake
I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago. - Will Rogers
I ordered a coffee and a little something to eat and savored the warmth and dryness. Somewhere in the background Nat King Cole sang a perky tune. I watched the rain beat down on the road outside and told myself that one day this would be twenty years ago. - Bill Bryson
Lord, the money we do spend on Government and it's not one bit better than the government we got for one-third the money twenty years ago. - Will Rogers
for he had acquired, as time went on, the firm conviction that any thought, even the most audacious, that any fiction, even the most insane, can one day materialize and see its fulfillment in space and time. - Stefan Grabiński
Jesus never wrote a book; never went outside his country. His only legacy was to never compromise the good. And it was more than enough for the world. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
A house from which nobody ever went away without feeling better in some way. A house in which there was always laughter. - L.M. Montgomery
The lights flickered, the pain went away, and her mother was holding her, singing ‘Sleep sweet sleep’. (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves. - Leonora Carrington
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out. - Rodney Dangerfield
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty the wit; at forty the judgement. - Benjamin Franklin
Everyone was born with thought and dream...after a lot of time they just gave up. The life went upon their waist, they couldn't handle it and they fail! - Deyth Banger
You know, I went through life and found that the bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking like cowards. So, I didn't mind to be so. - Moutasem Algharati
Pleasured equallyIn seeking as in finding,Each detail minding,Old Walt went seekingAnd finding. - Langston Hughes
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where’s the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. - Steven Wright
Life is a thick dictionary, where you can find the meaning of anything. - gwenth
When he found a very valuable pearl, he went and sold everything he had and bought it - Holy Bible Matthew 13 46
The first time I saw her,Everything in my head went quiet. - Neil Hilborn
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awake, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen, she's twelve. If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she's damn near forty. - Chris Rock
There was a time when people accepted magical experiences as natural. There were no priests then, and no one went chasing after the secrets of the occult. - Paulo Coelho
You know, I went out on a normal amount of dates in my early 20s, and I got absolutely slaughtered for it. And it took a lot of hard work and altering my decision-making. I didn’t date for two and a half years. Should I have had to do that? No. - Taylor Swift
I have come to the realization that I have reached the age or mental state of the entering a room with thought in mind syndrome only to find the thought took a turn and went elsewhere...fortunately it wasn't a life or death issue... Sept 24, 2016... thinking about life - kjforce
Getting money from my dad is a finesse job. Luckily, I have finesse coming out of my arse. I barged into his study without knocking, marched across to his desk, and held out my hand. Give me twenty pounds, I snapped. I need twenty pounds. Give it to me. Now! - Sarra Manning
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses. - Lenny Bruce
Each loved one went silently down;bubbles bursting leaving behindimages they heldto stick on the glass of memory. - Dr. Prathap Kamath Elegy
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
My education was dismal. I went to a series of schools for mentally disturbed teachers. - Woody Allen
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. - Mark Twain
Does anyone act more like an overserious senior citizen with time running out on their chance for immortality than someone in their twenties? - Patton Oswalt
Our parents are the coolest parents ever. No other generation went on from writing letters to their own parents to sending snapchats to their own kids. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
I started writing a story twenty years ago..yet remain unfinished until this time..'.couldn't not think how I end this story because it covers entirely pain, grief, and sorrow... If one story like this, how should it end...? - J.B. AC
Dear Jesus! you are so precious to me. I thank God that even if I went through so much loss in life, I still have you. - Gugu Mona
I was married, a mom, and a career woman—the holy trinity of women in the twenty-first century. The three expressions were truly distinct, but the unity of them created the essence. I must confess I felt in control, much more than I felt blessed. - Sharon Nir
I threw my 20th birthday party at Brown, and I didn’t even have to say to anyone not to put pictures on Facebook. Not a single picture went up. That was when I knew I’d found a solid group of friends, and I felt like I belonged. - Emma Watson
Homer begged and Rembrandt went bankrupt. Aristotle, who had money for books, his school, and his museum, could not have bought this painting of himself.Rembrandt could not afford a Rembrandt. - Joseph Heller
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
Fifteen cents of every twenty-cent stamp goes to storage. - Louis Rukeyser
Sizing up succinctly his lack of formal education compared with his determination to learn from others, the author writes, "I went to college with every person I ever met. - Chris Gardner
You're all trying to figure out what went wrong inside my head. Fucking idiots. You'll never crack the code that's inside my head. You'll never get into my castle. You'll never even get past the gate. - Brent Runyon
[asked if his suicide attempt was a cry for help]No. I told no one. You only cry for help if you believe that there's help to cry for. - Wentworth Miller
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment. - Dorothy Parker
Went to bed with a dream.Woke up with a purpose. - JohnA Passaro
I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest, for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting. - William Shakespeare
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
It was soldier's went marching over the rocks,and still they came in watery flocks,because it was spring and the birds had to come,No doubt that soldier's had to be marching,and that the drums had to be rolling, rolling, rolling - Wallace Stevens
Dear Adam, I spent my life trying hard to prove to people that there is somebody out there who is not bad. Somebody who does not really care about money, but cares about honor, and no matter how this went, the real pleasure in life are about those who love you and willing even to die for you. - Sameh Elsayed
I guess I haven’t mentioned it before but I was, I am and I think I might always remain in love with you, he said with such passion that I froze in surprise. He went on. And just so you know, I am prepared to fight for you, regardless of whether or not you share my sentiments. - Farrah Naseem
These people were the first to master a new kind of late twentieth-century life. They thrived on the rapid turnover of acquaintances, the lack of involvement with others, and the total self-sufficiency of lives which, needing nothing, were never disappointed. - J.G. Ballard
Don't tell me where the years went; I don't want to know. - Marty Rubin
It is quite possible for people who have never met us and who have spent only twenty minutes thinking about us to come to a better understanding of who we are than people who have known us for years. - Malcolm Gladwell
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. - Marv Levy
I take it, though,...given the utter lack of change in your demeanor and nearly radiating I-just-slaughtered-a -bunch-of-infant-forest-animals guilt coming from your general direction...the exchange with your female friend went something a trifle short of fantastic. - Anihyr Moonstar
Tobak Davenport, who is a cross between some Sugar Puffs and Lynn Faulds-Wood, was squatting there before being removed by the local constabulary after he went round to complain about Luther Blisset’s pet turkey fouling the communal herb garden. - St John Morris
Some people live more in twenty years than others do in eighty. It's not the time that matters, it's the person. - David Tennant 10th Doctor
The self-help movement that began in the latter half of the twentieth century suffers particularly from this flaw, for the personal and interpersonal skills it seeks to cultivate are almost always designed to get us more of what we think we want, rather than to bring about a change of heart. - C. Terry Warner
I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it. - Diana Princess of Wales
His spirit chaunged house and wente ther,As I cam nevere, I kan nat tellen wher. - Geoffrey Chaucer
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. - Will Rogers
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours. - John F. Kennedy
99 percent of every beautiful thing you ever knew escaped and went back out into the world where you vaguely remembered it. - Ron Padgett
Whoever created the world went to a lot of trouble. It would be downright rude not to go out and see as much of it as possible. - Edward Readicker-Henderson
For writers it is always said that the first twenty years of life contain the whole of experience the rest is observation - Graham Greene
I think I know where my life went wrong. For all the world's a stage and I'm a lousy actor! - Greg Curtis
What will I be doing in twenty years' time? I'll be dead, darling! Are you crazy? - Freddie Mercury
When you patiently examine the beautiful skin of the leopard after it’s hard day's search for the meat it enjoys, you shall not only see the sweat that went into its search for the meat, but you shall also realize the scent of the sweat beneath the beautiful skin. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
At the end of the day I went to this place where your memories left footsteps on my skin and the breath of your touch stained my desire. Yea, it was one of those nights where I needed you the most. - Robert M. Drake
Somewhere along the journey i lost myself; i learnt to be who they told me to be, i lived that girl for decades until their truth showed me; the words they were preaching didnt match the the steps they were walking, so i was done with their opinion and went on my unique way. - Nikki Rowe
I went down to the river,I set down on the bank.I tried to think but couldn't,So I jumped in and sank. - Langston Hughes
...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
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
Here lies a gentleman boldWho was so very braveHe went to lengths untold,And on the brink of the graveDeath had on him no hold.By the world he set small store--He frightened it to the core--Yet somehow, by Fate's plan,Though he'd lived a crazy man,When he died he was sane once more. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
You have something on your neck. What Looks like a bite mark, what were you doing out all night, anyway? Nothing. I went walking in the park. Tried to clear my head. And ran into a vampire What? No! I fell. On your neck? - Cassandra Clare
EMANCIPATION, n. A bondman's change from the tyranny of another to the despotism of himself. He was a slave: at word he went and came; His iron collar cut him to the bone. Then Liberty erased his owner's name, Tightened the rivets and inscribed his own. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board. - Henry David Thoreau
If you don't like Cinderella because she seems so "naive" and "weak," listen to this quote from the Walt himself: "She believed in dreams, all right, but she also believed in doing something about them. When Prince Charming didn't come along, she went over to the palace and got him. - Walt Disney Company
The universe is a million billion light-years wide, and every inch of it would kill you if you went there. This is the position of the universe with regards to human life. - Martin Amis
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
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
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
And I, Nephi, took one of the daughters of Ishmael to wife.' Well Mr. Go-And-Do just went and did! - John Bytheway
As the four girls were taking her father's life, she had tried to rush onto the stage. But two old university janitors held her down and whispered into her ear that she would lose her own life if she went. - Liu Cixin
We are not free, separate, and independent entities, but like links in a chain, and we could not by any means be what we are without those who went before us and showed us the way. - Thomas Mann
If silences could be pregnant, then this one went to full term. - Alison Weir
For your information, Lester, there are at least five wonderful parts of the female body that can be viewed by the owner only with a hand mirror.'And as they stared after me, I went regally back down the hallway and up the stairs to Dad's room. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
If you want to know the value of a year, ask the student who was in the final year of his university education, when the lecturers went on strike and the school ended up closing for a year. - Sunday Adelaja
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. - Marshall McLuhan
Okay. Chase paused for a beat. But can I give you a word of advice? No. Chase grinned and went on. If you make Bridget unhappy, you’re gonna make Maddie unhappy. And that’s going to make me very unhappy. - J. Lynn
You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older. - Lillian Gish
The appeal by twentieth-century pluralists to scientific method was also ideologically—and even messianically—driven. It ignored scientific data that interfered with environmentalist assumptions and misrepresented socialist faith as scientific planning. - Paul Edward Gottfried
I have always felt that the moment when first you wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. - Monica Baldwin
Heaven goes by favour. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. - Mark Twain
The very word, sin, which seems to have disappeared, was once a proud word. It was once a strong word, an ominous and serious word. But the word went away. It has almost disappeared the word, along with the notion. Why? Doesn’t anyone sin anymore? Doesn’t anyone believe in sin? - Karl Menninger
When we think carefully about the past, we get to know and understand not just what happened in the past but what really went into things that happened in the past. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Twenty-three is old. It's almost 25, which is like almost mid-20s. - Jessica Simpson
The idea of innovation is the idea of progress stripped of the aspirations of the Enlightenment, scrubbed clean of the horrors of the twentieth century, and relieved of its critics. - Jill Lepore
Everything worth knowing about the 1980s I learned from obsessively reading Bloom County collections when I was nine and Derek Jarman's diaries when I was twenty. - Ruadhán J. McElroy
Kindness went out to play all on a summer's day. With her about many smiles came out and joined in sweet array. - Sara Loo
Only people of a certain disposition are frightened of being alone for the rest of their lives at twenty-six; we were of that disposition - Nick Hornby
I realized I loved him after everything went wrong so I wallowed in self-pity and prayed I could wake up. - Dominic Riccitello
If I do depart this world out here, let it be known that I went out grinning will you, and loving it. LOVING IT.Steve, are you listening ? I FEEL GREAT. Life’s so joyous, so sad, so ephemeral, so crazy, so meaningless, so goddamn funny. This is paradise, and I wish I could give you some. - Robyn Davidson
Don't get caught in the trap of "Waiting". When I retire....When I get off work When I go that party this weekendWhen this happens then I can live.People miss the present and then wonder where time went. Allow life unfold in its divine sequence by being utterly present. - Matthew Donnelly
My first wife said, 'It's either thatguitar or me,' you know -- and I giveyou three guesses which one went. - Jeff Beck
She came and she went, in sorrow for the death of dreams, and she came no more. - Glen Cook
Nineteen twentieths of [mankind is] opaque and unenlightened. Intimacy with most people will make you acquainted with vices and errors and follies enough to make you despise them. - John Adams
After that I went home and Sally put what was left of me to bed; next day, being a Christian family, we saluted the happy morn with the Hell and Hades of a row because I wouldn't get up and go to early service, my sister being quite determined that even if I didn't get up. I shouldn't sleep. - Dion Fortune
Another example of getting flack from the boys is what happened when Jack Black dumped me. That’s right. I fucked Jack Black. Okay, we went out only two or three times, but that’s a relationship in my book. And by the way, this is my book. - Kathy Griffin
I spent most of my life trying to specialize myself. I went to theater school, film school, music school, mime school ... Finally, I was able to gather enough knowledge to build the confidence to create my own work, that goes utterly against the sense of specialization. - Nuno Roque
When did the world begin and how?"I asked a lamb, a goat, a cow:"What's it all about and why?"I asked a hog as he went by:"Where will the whole thing end, and when?"I asked a duck, a goose, a hen:And I copied all the answers too,A quack, a honk, an oink, a moo. - Robert Clairmont
I want you back here now. I want you next to me now. I cannot believe that my family, your brother, all our friends, and an entire police force can't keep tabs on one twenty-six year old graphic designer who thinks he's fuckin' Batman.--Detective Sam Kage in A Matter Of Time (vol 2 or part 4) - Mary Calmes
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time. - Steven Wright
If I went on a killing spree that left thousands of people dead, I'd be branded as the worst kind of criminal. So why it is okay for the government to do exactly that? - Michel Templet
DAY, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. This period is divided into two parts, the day proper and the night, or day improper -- the former devoted to sins of business, the latter consecrated to the other sort. These two kinds of social activity overlap. - Ambrose Bierce
In Russia I went to a great yeshiva, and in America I work in a carnival. - Chaim Potok
I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time" so I ordered French toast during the Renaissance. - Steven Wright
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth,Stol'n on his wing my three-and-twentieth year! - John Milton
Two birds went for dating. The male bird was killed and the female bird is being murdered. - Santosh Kalwar
Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
There is so many books in the world, so many books on my TBR, that it would be impossible to read each and every one in my lifetime. But all that matters is that I went on these adventures, away to another life, apart from the one I am living now, and I enjoyed them. That's all that matters. - Mekiah Johnson
When I was twenty-something, I asked my father, When did you start feeling like a grownup? His response: Never. - Shannon Celebi
It went automatically to a heavy-weight mother with beetling eyebrows who looked as if she had just come from doing a spot of knitting at the foot of the guillotine. - P.G. Wodehouse
It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him. - Helen Rowland
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now ... - C.J. Heck
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. - Henry David Thoreau
Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. - George Orwell
The right of dissent, or, if you prefer, the right to be wrong, is surely fundamental to the existence of a democratic society. That’s the right that went first in every nation that stumbled down the trail toward totalitarianism. - Edward R. Murrow
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
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
Ah, so that must have been her mystery: she had discovered a trail into the forest. Surely that was where she went during her absences. Returning with her eyes filled with gentleness & ignorance, eyes made whole. An ignorance so vast that inside it all the world's wisdom could be contained & lost. - Clarice Lispector
I take the view, and always have, that if you cannot say what you are going to say in twenty minutes you ought to go away and write a book about it. - Lord Brabazon
It might be said that Lord Rosebery outlived his future by ten years and his past by more than twenty. - Sir Winston Churchill
I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years. - Ray Bradbury
Progress might have been all right once, but it went on too long. - Ogden Nash
It's more real to me here than if I went up," he suddenly heard himself say; and the fear lest that last shadow of reality should lose its edge kept him rooted to his seat as the minutes succeeded each other. - Edith Wharton
Twenty times better to err on the person than suspicious of everyone. - Strugatsky Brothers
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
We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning. - Henry Ward Beecher
Emilio, I am getting rusty and old, I cannot follow the highbrow theory developed by Oppenheimer's pupils any more. I went to their seminar and was depressed by my inability to understand them. Only the last sentence cheered me up. It was: "And this is Fermi's theory of beta decay. - Enrico Fermi
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
Kindness went out to play all on a summer's day. With her about many smiles came out and joined in sweet array., "Mother Goose Move Over or you're gonna love poetry - Sara Loo
What if you slept? And what if, in your sleep, you dreamed? And what if, in your dream, you went to heaven and plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if, when you awoke, you had the flower in your hand? Ah, what then? - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
You never know people, do you? You can work with 'em for twenty years; you don't know 'em at all. - Julian Fellowes
We have to ask the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share again. Their incomes went up in the 1980s and their taxes went down. We can't ask the middle class to pay more; their incomes went down and their taxes went up. - Bill Clinton
My hometown was so dull that one time the tide went out and never came back. - Fred Allen
The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo. - Terry Pratchett
The most successful people have the same twenty-four hours in a day that you do. - Jay Samit
The paint is drying, and time is dying. The pain is crying, lying on my back, trying to get back the time, to brushstrokes too fast, wet went dry and love went dull; now I live in a portrait I never painted. - Anthony Liccione
Growing up, I knew where the world ended. I could see it, at the horizon, where the sky touched the corn. My life was bounded and known. I *knew* the edges of the world. And then I went to college. - J. Michael Adams
He’d have denied it to his dying breath but Derwent wasn’t as tough as he pretended to be. For the very small number of people he cared about, Derwent would give his all. It made him vulnerable, and every now and then that vulnerability showed. - Jane Casey
Don't you think you're quite young?''I'm twenty-one,' said Brida. 'If I wanted to start learning ballet, I'd be conseidered too old. - Paulo Coelho
Though it sounds absurd, it is true to say I felt younger at sixty than I felt at twenty. - Ellen Glasgow
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain
I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where's the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. - George Carlin
Probably went swimming and got eaten by a pineapple. - Terry Pratchett
Are you in the habit of taking tea with anyone who approaches you in a foreign port? He went on and snorted carelessly. No wonder you were abducted so easily. - V.S. Carnes
Upstairs, in the cupboard, he had a box of things he had saved as a boy and a young man. He hadn't looked into it in twenty years or more. Nothing fancy or valuable, but things that had meant something to him at one time. He found it, and found the key, and carried it downstairs without opening it. - Jane Smiley
The couch and I were what I would describe as frenemies. I loved to hate it. It was too small for my frame. I had tried to tell my wife that fact when we bought it off of Craigslist, but she assured me that it went perfectly with our room decor and it was a good deal. - Anna M. Aquino
Usually after a good puke you feel better right away. We hugged each other and then said good-bye and went off to opposite ends of the hall to lie down in our own rooms. There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends. - Sylvia Plath
He never went to war, yet he emerged from the smog and shadows victorious. - Asghar Abbas
If pride really went before a fall, then, Lucifer is the inventor of pride. - Michael Bassey Johnson
So that was where we were in our relationship.Derwent’s scale ran all the way from wouldn’t piss-on-you-if-you-were-on-fire to would-kill-for-you-no-need-to-ask-twice. I was quite glad to be somewhere near the middle. - Jane Casey
Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind. - Miguel de Cervantes.
Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes. - Mickey Mouse
God wanted us to do something, and we went the bad way. Then he said "No!, I am not going to lose what I want done!, So I'm gonna save this people and restore their dreams back to them"! - Israelmore Ayivor
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