Quotation Explorer - 'Years'

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
I'm well aware when they fired the starting gun I was halfway down the track, but I still ran as fast as I could for 25 years. - Joss Whedon
I don’t want to beone of those easily forgotten people, so important at the time, so special, soinfluential, and so treasured, yet years later just a vague face and a distantmemory. - Cecelia Ahern
The damps of autumn sink into the leaves and prepare them for the necessity of their fall; and thus insensibly are we, as years close around us, detached from our tenacity of life by the gentle pressure of recorded sorrow. - Walter Savage Landor
Graduating from college doesn't mean you're smart, said Mike Mussina who graduated from Stanford in 3 1/2 years, but it does mean you're smart enough to know that having a college degree would be a good thing. - John Feinstein
You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters. - Plato
The years as they pass plunder us of one thing after another. - Horace
Everybody has difficult years, but a lot of times the difficult years end up being the greatest years of your whole entire life, if you survive them. - Brittany Murphy
The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one. - Jill Churchill
Gather the stars if you wish it soGather the songs and keep them.Gather the faces of women.Gather for keeping years and years.And then...Loosen your hands, let go and say good-bye.Let the stars and songs go.Let the faces and years go.Loosen your hands and say good-bye. - Carl Sandburg
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
Just because someone has been in your life for many years, doesn’t mean there shouldn’t be a point at which you finally decide to let go. - Wilfred James Dolor
The one surefire way to get me not to hire you is to send me your resume, especially if you've already got a good job. I won't be interested, because in a couple years, you'll be doing the same thing to me that you're doing to your current boss: looking for a better deal. - Bo Schembechler
You don't lose a partner you've been with for 30-odd years and just wake up one day with a smile. - Jacqueline Sauvageau
The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: 'grace. - Max Lucado
Thank God I was hit by a truck. It seems that God was trying to get my attention for years but I was so stubborn it took knocking me square out of my body to see him for myself. Next time I will be way more specific when I ask for help to slow me down. - Monika Zands
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
Don't ruin a relationship, by giving it a name.A potential lover. A lover of the present and An ace of the past.These months, years and ages, might just forget the memory And remember the terms you used to file them in a draft. - Shillpi S Banerrji
So... today the magic happens from 16 in 17 years old. - Deyth Banger
No clue why it is still you, all these years hope keeps me holding. Time is killing me but love is my survival. - jmemo
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 belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief. - Michael Crichton
Fifty years from now, I will not be remembered for how much money I earned, the type of home I lived in or the car I drove, but on whether I made a difference to someone's life. - Karon Waddell
Thousands of years ago--in times we are fond of calling "primitive" (since this renders us "modern" without having to exert ourselves further to earn this qualification)... - Thomas Szasz
For 60 years, my country, the United States, pursued stability at the expense of democracy in this region, here in the Middle East, and we achieved neither. - Condoleezza Rice
Out of the new arrivals in our lives--the odd word stumbled upon in a difficult text, the handsome black stranger who bursts in one night through the cat door, the telephone call out of a friend's silence of years, the sudden greeting from the girl-child---we constantly make of ourselves our selves. - Nancy Mairs
The universe is big, its vast and complicated, and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles. And that's the theory. Nine hundred years, never seen one yet, but this would do me. - Steven Moffat
And how will you afford to buy them in the first place?""I shall save up.""But that will take you years and years and years," said the twins."I've got years and years and years," said Sophie. - Dick King-Smith
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived. - Helen Keller
If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves. - Maria Edgeworth
During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them have done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. - Bernard M. Baruch
I'm thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level. - Dana Carvey
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
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
The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon!' - John F. Kennedy
Any person of average intelligence could write a better commentary than he does. He hasn't covered a story in years.
What's the rush? Recognise that with the time at our disposal, there is only a limited number of good books you can read, a few really good movies worth seeing, and a finite number of hours, days, years to enjoy them! - Ken Puddicombe
The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
The wisdom of my 45 years has met and joined simplicity and it has drawn a long and merry smile:) - J.S. Riley
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations. - Kahlil Gibran
My heart is a thousand years old. I am not like other people. - Charles Bukowski
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office. - David Broder
A minute’s success pays the failure of years. - Robert Browning
We keep asking where they have gonethose years we remember and wereach for them like hands in the night - W.S. Merwin
To see the years touch ye gives me joy", he whispered, "for it means that ye live. - Diana Gabaldon
I never felt more free in this world, than when I was five years old - Jeremy Aldana
Days feels like years when you're alone. - Auliq Ice
...if that energy could have been channelled into anything more than noise, waste and pain it would have lighted up Indochina for a thousand years. - Michael Herr
Man is a product of nature, a part of the Universe. The Universe is operated under exact natural laws. Man is a product of millions of years of evolution. He adapts himself to the laws of nature or he perishes. - James Hervey Johnson
Memory's got nothing to do with years. You remember what you remember. - Ian McEwan
The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war. - E. B. White
Getting my legal situation fixed takes a bit longer than we all thought: twelve years to be exact. Not a big deal. Only most of my life. - Patricio Maya
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
She knew herself, how she had slowly, over years, become a cat, a wolf, a snake, anything but a girl. How she had wrung out her girlhood like death. - Catherynne M. Valente
I'd rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you. - Walt Disney Company
A thought which is created in a second can change the thousand years of the World! - Mehmet Murat ildan
May you live to be a hundred years old, and may the last voice you hear be mine. - Frank Sinatra
There is no accountability in the public school system - except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years. - Graeme Greene
No matter how successful you are, you have to keep improving yourself. Otherwise, you will get stuck in what was once considered modern. Today, you can't solve iPad problems with typewriter knowledge and in the years to come, we shall look at the iPad and say how come we were so excited about that. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
the Reagan years "produced one of the most dramatic redistributions of income in the nation's history....The income of families in the bottom decile fell by 10.4 percent...while the income of those in the top one percent rose by 87.1 percent."Chain Reaction, 23 - Thomas B. Edsall
☺☺ When a man gets to 99, he starts to think, he may only have another 10 years of sexy lovemaking left... Still Smiling At 99. ☺☺ - Michael Levy
Opportunity for all means making taxes fair. I'm not out to soak the rich. But I do believe the rich should pay their fair share. For twelve years, the Republicans have raised taxes on the middle class. It's time to give the middle class tax relief. - Bill Clinton
I had an epiphany a few years ago where I was out at a celebrity party and it suddenly dawned on me that I had yet to meet a celebrity who is as smart and interesting as any of my friends. - Moby
The world has been printing books for 450 years, and yet gunpowder still has a wider circulation. Never mind! Printer's ink is the greater explosive: it will win. - Christopher Morley
Currently, the average age of exposure to hardcore pornography is 9 years old. None of this can be good for anyone... except the sex industry. - Guy Noland
Billions of years before twelve step groups, God committed shotgun suicide. Today wall scrapings share His gratitude stories. - Brian Spellman
The best years are the forties; after fifty a man begins to deteriorate, but in the forties he is at the maximum of his villainy. - H. L. Mencken
We are friends for life. When we’re together the years fall away. Isn’t that what matters? To have someone who can remember with you? To have someone who remembers how far you’ve come? - Judy Blume
Often it feels like I am breathing today only because a few years back I had no idea which nerve to cut... - Sanhita Baruah
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
Li, a willowy manboy with a shock of black hair atop a mouthful of bad teeth was the brother-in-law he had introduced to industrial espionage several years back. Rong often regretted that. - Michael Benzehabe
I'd rather live one day as a lionthan live a hundred years as a sheepI'd rather reign in Hell than serve in Heavenlive my dream out in reality and not in my dreams - Lukas Graham
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
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you. - Dale Carnegie
Libraries, museums, universities, everything we designed and built over six thousand years. Cities are more than the sum of their infrastructure. They transcend brick and mortar, concrete and steel. They're the vessels into which human knowledge is poured. - Rick Yancey
In my sixteen years, I have experienced heartbreak, tragedy and transcending love. In my thirteenth year, I moved to Westerly and experienced all three. - Jaycee Relic
I can't believe I spent 13 years at school and never got taught cooking, gardening, conversation, massage, Latin, or philosophy. What were they thinking? That I would somehow live off inorganic chemistry? - Neel Burton
I'm forty-two," he said. "That's eighty-four in musician years. - Monica Wood
All my years campaigning have given me one clear message: Voting isn't the most we can do, but it is the least. To have a democracy, you have to want one. Still, I realize this fully only by looking back. - Gloria Steinem
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
Remember, childhood only lasts 10-12 years. There's a lot that has to be squeezed in to make for a lifetime of happy memories. - Susan Branch
Your emotional state has a tremendous amount to do with sickness, health and well-being. For years, my husband and I lived on -- and because of -- hope. Hope continues to give me the mental strength to carry on. - Dana Reeve
The Sun was smiling hundred years ago and the sun is laughing today. - Santosh Kalwar
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
It’s not that they’re small, the fair folk. Especially not the queen of them all, Mab of the flashing eyes and the slow smile with lips that can conjure your heart under the hills for a hundred years. It’s not that they’re small. It’s that we’re so far away. - Neil Gaiman
So - people a thousand years from now...This is the way we were: in our growing up and in our marrying and in our living and in our dying. - Thornton Wilder
And when long years and seasons wheeling brought around that point of time ordained for him to make his passage homeward, trials and dangers, even so, attended him even in Ithaca, near those he loved. - Homer
If you're here for four more years or four more weeks, you're here right now. I think when you're somewhere, you ought to be there. It's not about how long you stay in a place, it's about what you do while you're there, and when you go, is that place any better for your having been there? - Karen Hall and Jerry Stahl
I might have made a tactical error not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that didn't pay off.
In these THREE years, I realized THREE thingstime is some how related to distance.distance changes everything and time teaches everything. people trust THIRD person more than themselves. - Satish Sambhoje
No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax This won't hurt - Hunter S. Thompson
The person I am today would like to thank the person I was 5 years ago for not giving up. You're awesome! - Iva Ursano
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
Voltaire expected that within fifty years of his lifetime there would not be one Bible in the world. His house is now a distribution centre for Bibles in many languages. - Corrie ten Boom
If I could do it all again, I would start three hundred years ago, and write twice as fast. - Peter James West
I was born old and get younger every day. At present I am sixty years young.
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
Perhaps we are wiser, less foolish and more far-seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfect in all these things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly as the need for both. - Joseph Wood Krutch
Famous actress bragging about her husband: Look at him, isn't he beautiful I have kept him for seven years now" Dorothy Parker: Don't Worry--he'll come back in style" - Dorothy Parker
Embrace your journey and those who come across your path. Be gracious in your endeavors. Focus on your craft. Those who support your dreams now and feel your sincere humility and gratitude will be there 20, 30, 40 years from now, padding your old bones and time worn, weary soul. - Ann Marie Frohoff
The moon has been loving us with her dreamy smile for billions of years, but still she is not tired. - Debasish Mridha
The train brings out some of the best and the worst memories of my life. I like to watch the train. It makes me sad but gives hope as well. It connects me to my family, which I abandoned many years ago. I fled away from my family and home by a train only. - Ravi Ranjan Goswami
I'm fifty-one years old, but I'm not through yet. I have lived a full life, and intend packing in quite a lot more. - Hedy Lamarr
If you really want to know why atheists resent religion so much, try lying to someone for 10-20 years. If you don't have that kind of time, just ask my ex-wife. - Captain Perverto
Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house. - James Thurber
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years. - Agatha Christie
Ever since I was 12 years old, my mother have always taught me to learn to be a leader. To start learning now! When you have the time to take time to learn and have every chance to be mentored. Don't be ashamed to be high maintenance when it comes to development. - Janna Cachola
If it's your greatest dream, you wouldn't give up so easily.. So do yourself a favour, find it again & start focusing on anything that will help you materialise it, it's not going to be a walk in the park, but it will help you sleep at night; 10 years from now. - Nikki Rowe
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is thread, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. - Simone Signoret
The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest— Delight and liberty, the simple creed Of Childhood, whether busy or at rest, With new-fledged hope still fluttering in his breast. - William Wordsworth
We started college having 18 years old young, naive spirit and we left as grown ups, men and women with life long friendships,life partners, it made us who we are whether we like it or not. - Anonymous Young Girl
Happiness is like good health: when you have it, you don’t notice it. But as the years go by, oh, the memories, the memories of happiness past! - Mikhail Bulgakov
Every child likes to take a pencil to make a mark. Everybody makes beautiful things when they are three, four, or five years old. Most people lose that spontaneity; I think that always happens. Some are able to win a second spontaneity. - Álvaro Siza
if there are many choices of 3.4 billion women/men in this world (2010 statistic: 65% from overall population or 2,2 billion are 15-64 years old women/men) , why should be narrowed with only view to the same beliefs ? - cG9sYXJhZGl0aWE=
MILLENNIUM, n. The period of a thousand years when the lid is to be screwed down, with all reformers on the under side. - Ambrose Bierce
If you can stay in love for more than two years, you're on something. - Fran Lebowitz
We live not for the years but for the moments. - Debasish Mridha
Books measure time in both moments and years. We all grow old but the stories never will. - R.M. Engelhardt
I killed the Google Alert I used to have on myself two years ago. I don’t need any more information about myself. I get more than enough of that just by being me. - Lev Grossman
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
Thirty-nine years of my life had passed before I understood that clouds were not my enemy; that they were beautiful, and that I needed them. I suppose this, for me, marked the beginning of wisdom. Life is short. - Iimani David
[representative government is] deciding once in three or six years which member of the ruling class was to misrepresent the people in Parliament, - Karl Marx
For many years, I searched for this connection outside of myself but always to no avail. It was only when I turned inward did I find this power. - David W. Earle
For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told. - Anonymous
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. - Albert Ellis
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
Employees go to school for 12 18 years merely to impress prospect employers in a 12 18 minutes interview. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life. - William Faulkner
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. - ― Albert Ellis
Push through the pain, and conquer the obstacles. Regardless of what you think today, it won’t matter 5 years from now. - Anonymous
As the day you get married is as important as the years of courtship, so the journey to success is as important as success itself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Living in California adds ten years to a man's life. And those extra ten years I'd like to spent in New York.
Think deeply on this; you cannot be separated from others once you breathe, the earth has the same atmosphere for thousands of years and at some time we share a breath with all humanity. - Inshan Meahjohn
A hundred years ago, an average teenager knew countless authors, and, a sex position or two. Today, an average teenager knows countless sex positions, and, an author or two. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
For the first time in a very many years, he felt the old vexation, the mingled impatience and pleasure at the world's beautiful refusal to yield up its mysteries without a fight. - Michael Chabon
She lit fire to the bridges and forts she built all these years, and she walked into it smiling and tears rolling down her cheeks. - Akshay Vasu
Nothing in life is promised. Each day is a valuable opportunity to play an important role in this world. Treat each moment like it's the performance of a lifetime; approach every show like it's your first, respect it as if you've invested years, appreciate it like it's your last. - Carlos Wallace
Having a child isn't a deal you strike with life. As I said: a child is a gift. And what remains after a child is gone is the memory of the years it was allowed to live. Not its death - Carsten Jensen
When you are eight years old, nothing is any of your business. - Lenny Bruce
I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her. - Rodney Dangerfield
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years - Henry Moore
The next 15 years are more important than the previous 15. The past is done; learn from it and move on. - Adam Smith
The years teach much the days never know. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it. - Coco Chanel
Arabs used to tell a poem to their children: O young man if you do not achieve greatness by the age of 20 you will never achieve greatness in your entire life. All those below 20 years of age should think about this. - Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed
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).
Measure your life not by years but by adventures. - Debasish Mridha
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. - Albert Einstein
Years from now, when I'm successful and happy, ...and he's in prison... I hope I'm not too mature to gloat. - Bill Watterson
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. - Sigmund Freud
After years in utter darkness, I force my eyes into the light. For I must retain my sight, that I might view the wholeness of the void, objectively. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth. - Will Rogers
Building a career or a company is about living a few years of your life like most people won't so that you can spend the rest of your life living at a level most people can't. - Jay Samit
With certainty, one thing would be unattainable for a thousand years, if I live; is the ability to stop ceaselessly falling deeper, and deeper, and deeper, in loving with you, over, and over, and over again... - Solomon Debisette
It’s taken years, but part of my own personal growth has involved deciding that I can learn something from even the most annoying person. - Auliq Ice
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it. - Mark Twain
It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous. - Robert Benchley
A magician must always value his magic effects more than himself, because after few years audience may not remember his name but they will remember his magic effect. - Amit Kalantri
I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago. - Will Rogers
To hear the faint sound of oars in the silence as a rowboatcomes slowly out and then goes back is truly worthall the years of sorrow that are to come. - Jack Gilbert
The stone has no uncertainties, no urge to communicate, and is eternally the same for thousands of years, while I am only a passing phenomenon which bursts into all kinds of emotions, like a flame that flares up quickly and then goes out. - C.G. Jung
People have said, ‘Don’t cry’ to other people for years and years, and all it has ever meant is, ‘I’m too uncomfortable when you show your feelings. Don’t cry.’ I’d rather have them say, ‘Go ahead and cry. I’m here to be with you. - Mr Rogers
To react, is to be A slave to someone else's actions. Sometimes, A warrior is faced with the decision to strike pre-emptively, trusting his intuition, wisdom and years of training - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Rune never said anything about it. But to anyone who had known him a long time, it was as if he grew a few centimetres shorter in the years that followed. As if he sort of crumpled with a deep sigh and never really breathed properly again. - Fredrik Backman
Down through the years, I turned to the Bible and found in it all that I needed - Ruth Bell Graham
It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep. - Benito Mussolini
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
A person who says every person has a right to a decent education may not actually mean people should be robbed to support bad schools or all children should be forced into a prison-like building for 12 years. - Jeffrey Tucker
And all I could see would be stars. And stars are the places where the molecules that life is made of were constructed billions of years ago. For example, all the iron in your blood which stops you from being anemic was made in a star. - Mark Haddon
Forget UNIX - it will be gone in 5 years. - Tom Jermoluk
You've got to know what your magic is. How else will you fully share your gifts with others and enrich the world for these precious years that you live? - Rasheed Ogunlaru
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty the wit; at forty the judgement. - Benjamin Franklin
I do not have a problem with people killing themselves, as long as they took at least a hundred years to think about what they are about to do. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Prettiness fades after a few years, but elegance only increases with age. - Anne Gracie
Trust can be broken in just a few seconds, but it will only heal after years - Rei Anthony Albon
Over the years, I learned to smile or laugh when I was supposed to. I kept my true self hidden; I did not need to unleash my pain on the world around me. Instead, I taught myself to ignore it. I did not realize that the pain was eating away at my soul. - J.D. Stroube
A true survivor is someone who, after 12+ years of being schooled, remains independent in their thinking. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Humans are intelligent and resourceful. If we've been around a million or more years, why are we so disinclined to believe that we could have built cities 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 or even more years ago? - Christina Engela
While the people retain their virtue, and vigilance, no administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the government, in the short space of four years. - Abraham Lincoln
Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win. - Harper Lee
You are the child of this universe. For you, she was waiting billions of years. - Debasish Mridha
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
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
Over the years, I've come to realize that determination makes one to punch above one's weight. - Ogwo David Emenike
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
If it doesn't matter in five years, it doesn't matter. - Cher
Mothers may still want their sons to grow up to be President, but according to a famous Gallup poll of some years ago, some 73 percent do not want them to become politicians in the process. - John F. Kennedy
I had spent many years living with a plain piece of canvas just right on my face as a headboard for my bed. As the years passed by, I watched it slowly transforming into a work of art which still lives above my head. And that my friend, is truly living art. - Shawn Lukas
Decorate your birthday with love and memories not with years. - Debasish Mridha
A few years ago I started an online flirtation with a high school flame, Andy. Things got weird and I called it off and two months later...Versace was dead...dead. - Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan
On a planet where for thousands of years, even today, a woman's worth has been judged exclusively by the productivity of her womb, what the hell is the point of a barren woman? - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible - indeed, inevitable - the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody. - Arthur C. Clarke
A thousand years ago, everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, they knew the Earth was flat. Fifteen minutes ago, you knew we humans were alone on it. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow. - Tommy Lee Jones
Remember, you're the most loving child of this universe. Universe has to wait billions of years to get impregnated with you. You are the joy and creator of your universe. - Debasish Mridha
It has taken me quite a few years to realize the fact that most of the thoughts in my head are not necessary. - Bert McCoy
Feel completely unable to do anything. Try to picture your life in five years. It really seems like you will be dead. - Megan Boyle
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing. - David Viscott
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
We all live but a hundred years. When I am with you, I live it in a matter of days. - Kamand Kojouri
Authors must spend months, years making fantasy believable in a single work while reality runs rampant and complete chaos elsewhere. - Don Roff
Some men can love forever, some for six years, some for six months, and others for six hours. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I was 17 years old when I was killed by a vampire"-Ruby Kennedy from My Handsome Vampire. - Vianka Van Bokkem
Fifty years of isolating Cuba has failed to promote democracy" Barack Obama, 44th and current President of the USA. "Let's move ahead!" - Captain Hank Bracker
Only those who constantly retool themselves stand a chance of staying employed in the years ahead. - Tom Peters
The years that a woman subtracts from her age are not lost. They are added to other women's.
It usually takes 100 years to make a law, and then, after it's done its work, it usually takes 100 years to be rid of it. - Henry Ward Beecher
Never forget that we were enslaved in this country longer than we have been free. Never forget that for 250 years black people were born into chains-whole generations followed by more generations who knew nothing but chains. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years. - Nick Faldo
We read to under­stand our intu­ition of the world, to dis­cover that some­one a thou­sand miles and years away has put into words our most inti­mate desires and our most secret fears. Reading is a col­lab­o­ra­tive act. - Alberto Manguel
I told my three sons stories about germs more than fifty years ago as fanciful bedtime tales. - Arthur Kornberg
examination of its own history and of the forms of thought given the name philosophy indicates that philosophy has itself borne many fundamentally different meanings through the years, and from one school or movement to another. - Gregory B. Sadler
We spent all those years talking about stuff we had in common, and the last few months noticing all the ways we were different and it broke both of our hearts. - Nick Hornby
The years, the months, the days, and the hours have flown by my open window. Here and there an incident, a towering moment, a naked memory, an etched countenance, a whisper in the dark, a golden glow these and much more are the woven fabric of the time I have lived. - Howard Thurman
Love, I have always known, is an evolutionary trait. It is a delicately tuned, intricate, sensitive impulse, but a trait nevertheless, a reaction honed by millions of years of an ever-changing and complex mating instinct. - David Bajo
It would only take one generation of forgetfulness to put us back intellectually several hundred years. - Dean Tollefson
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned. - Dag Hammarskjöld
Today I introduced myself to my very own Heart,In silent agony, after all these years it bled apart. - Ankita Singhal
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
I've got daughters. Nine years old and six years old. First of all, I'm gonna teach them about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them PUNISHED with a baby. - Barack Obama
Think about it, if we fed our passion the way we fed our fears, we would be achieving our dreams and making the most of our years. - Nikki Rowe
It was a horrible process to get to this. It took me my whole life. If you’re new at this and by 'new at it,' I mean 15 years in, or even 20 you’re just starting to get traction...Give it a minute. - Louis C.K.
I think that the Communist Party as a political organization is of no danger to the United States. It has no following and has been disregarded by the American people for many, many years. - Robert F. Kennedy
After two years in Washington, I often long for the realism and sincerity of Hollywood. - Fred Thompson
I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
What I really want is to be recognized as a writer; that someday, my poetry this is an interesting paradox would be taught in English classes; for my name, along with my poetry, to exist 500 years from now. - Harley King
I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other. - Ava Gardner
I think it's hard to learn democracy when we make children prisoners until they're nineteen years old. - Mimsy Sadofsky
Every time I hold your hand in the night and look at that star, I remember the fact that it is millions of light years away from us, we are looking at its past and it doesn't exist anymore and I always end up feeling, what if we both are made up of the dust of the same star we are staring at. - Akshay Vasu
Life is all but a dream we will soon wake up to and be 7 years old again - Kira Jeffries
He had learned over the years that poor people did not feel so poor when allowed to give occasionally. - Lawana Blackwell
Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice. - Anton Chekhov
At the present rate of progress, it is almost impossible to imagine any technical feat that cannot be achieved - if it can be achieved at all - within the next few hundred years. - Arthur C. Clarke
As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relationships with this best and truest friend of mankind that death's image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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 do not believe in God, because I believe in man. Whatever his mistakes, man has for thousands of years been working to undo the botched job your god has made. - Emma Goldman
A minute's success pays the failure of years. - Robert Browning
After thirty nine years this is all I've done. - Dylan Thomas
If you don't know where you want to be in five years, how do you ever expect to get there? - Jay Samit
You've been criticising yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. - Louise L. Hay
Life can't be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years.
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
An old friend is like a tender memory or a comfortable shoe. It takes years of caring to get to that point. - Laura Moncur
My mind is being consumed by you.My body is longing for you. Just one touch or a kiss, And I shall be satiated for a thousand years. - Kamand Kojouri
She needs to make one phone call, and she wishes she could make it into her past. Into last year. Or two years ago. - Adele Griffin
It is where you want to be in the next five years, not where you are now. - Shannon L. Alder
And there were times where I missed everyone I missed everything and everyone to the bone, I missed younger years where days were easy and everything was so innocently cheesy, I missed myself and my friends and the persons we used to be. - Thoughts And Writings @wnq-writers.com
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
The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men around to his opinion twenty years later. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I couldn't believe it had taken me all these years to see this side of him. He tucked himself inside a shell, shutting himself away from others here because the palace had trapped him. Behind the books and the snippy remarks there was a curious, engaging, and sometimes very charming person. - Keira Cass
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
Every moment of existence is a volcano full of truth! Every single moment is ready to explode, may be now, may be two minutes or may be two years later! Truths are ready to erupt! Every single moment is ready to erupt! Be silent; wait for the eruptions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You know, some people say life is short and that you could get hit by a bus at any moment and that you have to live each day like it's your last. Bullshit. Life is long. You're probably not gonna get hit by a bus. And you're gonna have to live with the choices you make for the next fifty years. - Chris Rock
I tired of the routine of eight years in one afternoon. - Charlotte Brontë
Oh, for the years I have not lived, but only dreamed of living. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
About GreenHollyWood who is this character?? My English teacher a fat guy about 30 or 35 years old with Glasses and short Hair. - Deyth Banger
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and adore. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work, and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence. - Isadora Duncan
Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
I feel like somebody just punched me in the stomach and knocked all my wind out. I'm only 30 years old and I want to have a chance to continue creating things. I know I've got at least one more great computer in me. And Apple is not going to give me a chance to do that. - Steve Jobs
Adrian Mole's father was so angry that so many pepole got divorced nowadays. HE had been unhappilly married for 30 years, why should everybody else get away? - Sue Townsend
Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years. - Oscar Wilde
To reap a return in ten years, plant trees. To reap a return in 100, cultivate the people. - Hồ Chí Minh
As the years go by, it’s our relationships that will leave us the best memories to celebrate endlessly. - Wes Adamson
Ghosts of women are the worst. Years go by and they don't leave you be - Katherine Boo
And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot about the rich years, and during the wet years they lost all memory of the dry years. It was always that way. - John Steinbeck
Have you achieved your goal today? Fantastic! Set a goal for tomorrow, next month, next year, and years from now. - Debasish Mridha
The years thunder by.The dreams of youth grow dimwhere they liecaked in dust on the shelves of patience.Before we know it, the tomb is sealed.Where, then lies the answer?In choice.Which shall it be:Bankruptcy of Purseor Bankruptcy of Life? - Sterling Hayden
Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour
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
Years of love, followed by heartache. Those are the years that define me.Those are the years that know– love’s eternity is you. - C. Elizabeth
A few years after working on Mauna Kea, I discovered that I had radiation sickness - Steven Magee
I replayed the moment I first saw him at the picnic throughout our years together. As corny as it may sound, from the first glance we shared near the cake stand at the picnic, the two of us remained connected like the icing on one of those made from scratch cakes... - Kat Kaelin
What is ten thousand years? Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns.
I really do plan to get out of show business within five years or so. - Bill Cosby
We find that after years of struggle we do not take a journey, but rather a journey takes us. - John Steinbeck
One of my chief regrets during my recent years in the theater is that I couldn't sit in the audience and watch me. - John Barrymore
It’s okay. It may not seem like it right now, but you are going to be fine. I know it’s scary, but don’t be afraid. You are who you are, and you should love that person, and I don’t want anyone to have to go through 22 years of their life afraid to accept that. - Connor Franta
It takes many years to lay the solid foundation for final success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Always give your resume of good deeds when you run into someone that you wronged many years ago. They simply need to know today's version of you, before they judge you on yesterday's news. - Shannon L. Alder
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
The clock in the church tower said 4.32, as it had done for three hundred years. It was right once a day and that was better than no clock at all. - Spike Milligan
You only walk this path once. Make sure you take time to stop and enjoy the nice things. You can't smell last years roses. - Jury Nel
Stop thinking. I've stopped some 15 years ago. Otherwise, if you will be thinking you won't want to live. Everyone who thinks is unhappy. - Sergei Dovlatov
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You don't blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the President. You realize that you control your own destiny. - Albert Ellis
Every sacred soul must walk and keep the way of God in the wilderness for years, to begin the sacred writings. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
My love for you won't stop with my leaving. Come an evening over the years, when you step outside your door and hear the wind blowing through the cottonwoods, that'll be me, thinking of you, whispering your name, and loving you. - Penelope Williamson
I think the stigma attached to mental illness will disappear just like it did for cancer years ago. - Sally Graham
it's difficult to root for America when the villains of the story live in a ditch and are armed with jagged rocks. At some point in recent years they looked up from their international heroism to realize they'd alienated the entire world. - Yahtzee Croshaw
I, myself, spent 9 years in an insane asylum and never had any suicidal tendencies, but I know that every conversation I had with a psychiatrist during the morning visit made me long to hang myself because I was aware that I could not slit his throat. - Antonin Artaud
Being an actor is easy, just picture someone in a room and you outside waiting for your cue to go in. Elliot Gould's been trying that for forty years. - George Burns
Biology has at least 50 more interesting years. - James D. Watson
A European says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with me? An American says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with him?I make no suggestion that one side or other is right, but observation over many years leads me to believe it is true. - Terry Pratchett
Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years. - James Thurber
...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
The most extensive computation known has been conducted over the last billion years on a planet-wide scale: it is the evolution of life. The power of this computation is illustrated by the complexity and beauty of its crowning achievement, the human brain.
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
At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment. - Benjamin Franklin
You never know people, do you? You can work with 'em for twenty years; you don't know 'em at all. - Julian Fellowes
A dream so vibrant,A dream so blissful;I hold it close to my heart.In anxious nights,And days of hope;These years have passed solely.One day the dream to turn true- If only! - Somya Kedia
When the years are dying in the arms of your life,the earth is in pain moving around the sun. - Munia Khan
I only have one enemy in this world and she can be very complicated. After forty one years, I still haven't figured her out as yet, but I will -trust me- I am still working on a formula for you Algebra. - Charmaine J. Forde
If time is standing still, then why do we allow months and years to let us kill? - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
What I do now for the people they don't understand it, but when they found it they won't have chance to back 10 or 5 years and to read this which I have and to use it for something more than this. - Deyth Banger
work was so great that it cannot be compassed in a few words. death is one of the greatest losses ever to occur to British science.{Describing Ernest Rutherford upon his death at age 66. Thomson, then 80 years old, was once his teacher.} J.J. Thomson - His
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
What if I told you 10 years from now your life would be exactly the same?Doubt you'd be happy.So, why are you afraid of change? - Karen Salmansohn
Suddenly I felt that determination well up, which had helped me to accomplish things in the past, even when I was only six years old. - Gisela Hausmann "Naked Determination 41 Stories About Overcoming Fear"
The War,' said a soldier proverb, 'will last a hundred years--five years of fighting and ninety-give of winding up the barbed wire. - Preston William Slosson
Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny. It's the only one. It's based on thousands of years of human experience. There is nothing narrow about the conservative philosophy. It's a liberating philosophy. It is a magnificent philosophy. It is a philosophy for the ages, for all times. - Mark R. Levin
All these years of thinking, ending up like this: In front of all this beauty, understanding nothing. - Bruce Cockburn
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 a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace. - Henry Clay
Taking the reading and book one of the two hours of my time, but he advised me years! - Ahmed A. Ateya
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
Don't celebrate how old you are, celebrate the years you survived. - Touaxia Vang
The minutes felt as long as years and I couldn't be in the sort of time that didn't move, that instead stood still and all I could think of was being allowed to die, being allowed to cut the thread of time forever. - Linda Boström Knausgård
A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child. - H. L. Mencken
Now, 75 years [after ], in an abundant society where people have laptops, cell phones, iPods, and minds like empty rooms, I still plod along with books.[Open Letter, O Magazine, July 2006] Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird
Whenever you get such repulsive and destructive thoughts, always remember that there are more people in this world who love you unconditionally than the years of life you have lived. - Nirja
Those who waste bread will be condemned to as many years in purgatory as the number of crumbs wasted and will have to pick those crumbs up, one by one, with their eyelids. - Paula Pettini
We have to serve ourself many years before we gain our own confidence. - Henry S. Haskins
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. - Bernard M. Baruch
It is not the years that count; what counts is what you did in those years. - Debasish Mridha
I have been a refugee for the last forty years in the luminous land of opportunity. Still my heart is aching with hiraeth for my native land. - Debasish Mridha
My wilderness training was 4 years and 10 months of solitude, search and study. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Only a blind man could have lived through these last years without seeing what was bearing down upon us; so I made myself blind as I could manage. I wanted to believe the worst was behind me, and I found an easy way to make it so. I simply turned my back on what was coming. - John Wray
Many of the big changes of the next 25 years will come from unknowns working in their bedrooms and garages... - Charles W. Leadbeater
it does not count a day if you do not learn something new from it ,its not nice to become old in years while your true age is only a few days - alaa zabaneh
I've been 40 years discovering that the queen of all colors was black. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
After twelve years of therapy my psychiatrist said something that brought tears to my eyes. He said, 'No hablo ingles.' - Ronnie Shakes
Toward the end of the Second World War, anew consciousness arose amongst the publicand policy makers of the Western World. Afterten years of crippling economic depressionand another five at war, the public demandedsomething new from their disintegratingurban environments. - Lucas Mascotto-Carbone
Someone who lives meaningfully for 30 years has lived a much longer Life than one who drifted through Life for 60 years.- - RVM
The simple record of three short years of active life has done more to regenerate and to soften mankind, than all the (investigations) disquisitions of philosophers and than all the exhortations of moralists. - William Edward Hartpole Lecky
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. - Mark Twain
Maybe, if I had lied all those years ago, my life could have followed a very different path. But as it is I faithfully follow the long, long thread the Fates have woven for me. - Rosie Pugh
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on. - Richard Feynman
Everything was brighter and more colorful in those years, as if my youth was ending in an explosion of unreal passion. Memories like these make my life sacred and holy. - Roman Payne
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
Some people read palms to tell your future, but I read hands to tell your past. Each scar makes a story worth telling. Each callused palm, each cracked knuckle is a missed punch or years in a factory. - Sarah Kay
You know, people ask me. They say 'Dan, three years later do you really want to be drawing cat whiskers on your face?' but they don't understand. The cat whiskers, they come from within. - Dan Howell
It was as if we'd known each other for a thousand years. - C.J. English
One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.
For years, the church has emphasized evangelism, teaching, fellowship, missions, and service to society to the neglect of the very source of its power--worship. - Robert E. Webber
The Lord replied, "The years when you have seen only one set of footprints, my child, is when I carried you. - Mary Stevenson
Ignore the people who advise you patience! There is no time for patience! Those who are patient for many years about anything are mad! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The years in captivity fuels character development - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
Repentance may begin instantly, but reformation often requires a sphere of years. - Henry Ward Beecher
if i had forever to do whatever i wanted, i would spend three years in reality and spend the rest of my time just thinking and decrypting what i saw and what would have happened to make it like so. - Angel Death
The magic of reading happens when an author’s written work strings you along until your imagination, aware of your wants, molds the tale into an extraordinary world to be visited frequently—perhaps dwelt in for years. - Richelle E. Goodrich
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 afternoon, when I was four years old, my father came home, and he found me in the living room in front of a roaring fire, which made him very angry. Because we didn't have a fireplace. - Victor Borge
Poetry, Shakespeare and opera, are like mumps and should be caught when young. In the unhappy event that there is a postponement to mature years, the results may be devastating. - Dimitris Mita
It takes three or four years before the present day sinks in to you as a novelist. It has not just to be accepted in the mind but travel down your spine and fill your body and you can’t respond immediately to immediate events, there is this incubation period.Source: Martin Amis - http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/25/ma...
The evidence of death is before my eyes constantly. Moving from me outward. My death always a step in advance. The world is a mirror of myself dying. The world not dying anymore than I die. I more alive a hundred years from now. Than at this very moment. - Lydia Lunch
In 1980 candidate Reagan asked whether we were better off than we had been 4 years earlier. In 1992 we will be asked whether we expect our children to live better than we do. - Frank Levy
Facing my mistakes from years ago has been one of the hardest things I've ever dealt with. - Justin Bieber
Those minute seconds, flip minutes into hours; hours turn into days, weeks, years, and all these happen in a fraction of a life; placed meagerly, amid this endless Universe. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Just because everyone agrees that something is true doesn't make it so; everyone was in accord for thousands of years, saying the world was flat, the sun revolved around the earth, but everyone was wrong. - Aaron Dennis
I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. - Rosa Parks
You may be born thousands of years from now, but over the boundaries of time I am sending you my love and wishing you a joyful and wonderful life. - Debasish Mridha
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
It has taken me a lot of years, but I find silence is sometimes the best answer. - Stephen Richards
Years ago a black man spoke about love and was crucified. Then Martin Luther King spoke about equality and was shot. Can you SEE why? - Daniel Marques
I always looked for someone who can appreciate my feelings, to understand me and above all feel very happy to have my love, it took me years to find you but today I feel happier than ever. - Auliq Ice
A child is reliving millions of years of Evolution from a single cell to a XXI Century Human. This is the most amazing miracle I've ever encountered, and I am truly grateful to the Nature for letting me perform it - for letting me create a new life called Emily. - Sophia Newtown
Title: What Can a Thoughtful Man Hope for Mankind on Earth, Given the Experience of the Past Million Years? Only verse: Nothing. - Kurt Vonnegut
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
There are no little events with the heart. It magnifies everything; it places in the same scales the fall of an empire of fourteen years and the dropping of a woman's glove, and almost always the glove weighs more than the empire. - Honore de Balzac
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse. - Quentin Crisp
I will say nothing... against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Amber starts off as sap from a tree," Joseph said in the dark. "And sometimes insects get caught in it, and over millions of years the amber turns into a gemstone, but it traps the insect inside.""Oh.""A photograph is sort of like that, don't you think? - Brian Selznick
Stop thinking of the past, and stop worrying about the future. Just win the day. Achieve the goals you set for every single day, and you’ll rebuild your life in a few short years. - Kevin J. Donaldson
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
To Fred, those years seemed to pass like quickly skimming a book and then finding the ending wasn't what he expected. He wished he'd paid more attention to the story. - Sarah Addison Allen
If your endeavors result in success of the company in a continuity of atleast a few years, you are a successful manager. If other companies followyour business approach, you are certainly an important manager withleader characteristics. - Eraldo Banovac
Forget the years, forget distinctions. Leap into the boundless and make it your home! - Zhuangzi
It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. - Elizabeth Taylor
In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever. - Oscar Wilde
I will say nothing against the course of my existence. But at bottom it has been nothing but pain and burden, and I can affirm that during the whole of my 75 years, I have not had four weeks of genuine well-being. It is but the perpetual rolling of a rock that must be raised up again forever. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Lies can live for thousands of years and deceitful but truth will always penetrate to the darkness of surfaces and show the light to the merciful ones and evils one shall be ashamed and flee away like bees. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Let me dream so I can shape the world, let me dream so I can make others dream as well, but do not let me dream my days away; lest I sleep my years away too. - Dave Guerrero
Free love, man, Free Love! Which, by the way, was the single greatest concept a young man has ever heard. About three years late, women got wise an my frustration returned to normal levels. - Steve Martin
When children are given spiritual guidance, they grow-up learning to know how to pray and praise God. Even though they might not be a religious person in their later years, those values they were taught are the things they remember in their times of need. - Ellen J. Barrier
Remember, you are the same today as you will be in five years, except for two things: the people you meet and the books you read. Choose both carefully. - Charlie "Tremendous" Jones
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. - Bertrand Russell
Love lasts about seven years. That's how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves. - Françoise Sagan
The years teach us much, which the days never knew. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The ultimate luxury is to reread: to revisit a book to see how time has treated it, how memory has distorted it, or how my own passing years have cast a new light on it. - Michael Upchurch
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
I find it far more awesome, wonderful, that creation; our appearance in the world; should be the culmination, or at least one of the latest products of 3,000 Million years of organic evolution, than a kind of country trick, taking a rib out of a man's side in a trance. - David Attenborough
Over the years I've really believed when you think you're in danger, you are probably not and when you have no idea, you probably are. - Rodney Cocks
It looks as if British democracy died a few years ago, and nobody noticed. - Steve Merrick
It's just as sure a recipe for failure to have the right idea fifty years too soon as five years too late.
It is important to note that when Mary Magdalene and other women were chosen by Jesus to bring the important news to the men, the men did not believe the women. Today 2,000 years later men still don't believe women when they say "We are also chosen by Jesus to be leaders in the church. - Roy Bourgeois
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
After 40 years of marriage, isn’t it amazing when you can look at your partner sound asleep next to you and still believe they have potential. - Kaylin McFarren
[I] never talk about gratitude and joy separately, for this reason. In 12 years, I've never interviewed a single person who would describe their lives as joyful, who would describe themselves as joyous, who was not actively practicing gratitude. - Brené Brown
I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago. - Edgar Allan Poe
The earth is over a million years old; respect your elders. - Deanna Anderson
Over the years all these vampire movies have come out and nobody looks like a vampire anymore. - Johnny Depp
After his failed political career, Lincoln often pondered the question of the purpose of the meaning of life. In 1850 [ten years before he was elected President], Lincoln told Herdon [his law partner] "How hard, oh how hard it is to die and leave one's country no better than if one had never lived. - Ronald C. White Jr.
So many people spend years (and money) studying to be doctors, lawyers, actors, dancers, business executives and scientists - when you're an author, you can be any of these things, and you don't need a degree or certificate; all you need is an imagination, a dream and an open mind. - Rebecca McNutt
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them. - Karl Marx
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
These people live in many lands, speak different languages, practice different religions, may even hate one another- yet none of these differences prevented them from cooperating to produce a pencil. How did it happen? Adam Smith gave us the answer two hundred years ago. - Milton Friedman
A good man measures his life not in the number of his years but in the quality of his friends. - Todd Stocker
Few of us would regret the years it takes to complete an education or master a crucial skill. So why complain about the perseverance needed to become a well-balanaced and truly compassionate human being? - Matthieu Ricard
The Christmas memories you make this year will be the ones you remember in the years to come. - Toni Sorenson
During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history. - Stephen Ambrose
To middle-class Americans who have paid a great deal for the last 12 years and from whom I ask a contribution tonight, I will say again... you're not going at it alone anymore - you're certainly not going first, and you're not going to pay more for less as you have too often in the past.
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. - Albert Einstein
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
You can know an animal - or a person, for that matter - in an instant, really, though your understanding can go on unfolding for years. - Mark Doty
Maturity/experience: the beguiling texture of stones subjected to years of furious seas. - Alain de Botton
I am grateful for all those dark years, even though in retrospect they seem like a long, bitter prayer that was answered finally. - Marilynne Robinson
It will all stop someday, but not for billions of years. Many billions. Even the stars run down, you know. Entropy must increase. - Isaac Asimov
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.
And so Discovery drove on toward Saturn, as often as not pulsating with the cool music of the harpsichord, the frozen thoughts of a brain that had been dust for twice a hundred years. - Arthur C. Clarke
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
Alexandra had been married for thirty-three years; if it had made any impression on her one way or another, she never showed it. - Harper Lee
Studies conducted in a city in Zimbabwe found that half of reported rape cases involve girls less than 15 years of age and that girls are most vulnerable to sexual abuse by male relatives, neighbors and school teachers. - Njovana Watts
Love? Love…what is love? These emotions… are to confusing This pain… won't go away That kiss you gave me… That's what stole me away~omg i wrote this 4 years ago... XPi found it in a old post i made on a different site - Leticia Sanchez me
They've been stepping on my toes for years. It's just a reason to get new boots. - Steven Tyler
If you're the one whom i looking for from many years, then the beautiful end has come !! - Harshit Vaishnav
All of the years I spent trying to be someone you could be proud of would have been better spent being proud of myself for who I already was. - Paula Heller Garland
To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Sigmund Freud once said, "What do women want?" The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that. - Bill Cosby
Love takes just a moment, it is the ego that takes days, months and years. - Himanshu Chhabra
How old are you?""Ten," answered Tangle."You don't look like it," said the lady."How old are you, please?" returned Tangle."Thousands of years old," answered the lady."You don't look like it," said Tangle."Don't I? I think I do. Don't you see how beautiful I am! - George MacDonald
School is a jail, people want there a lot of and when you are out of school what you know from school you remember few and it's useless. So far 12 years at school... (Take it 12 years at jail!) - Deyth Banger
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. - Will Rogers
For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string. - Spike Milligan
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in 70 or 80 years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. - Doris Lessing
We mature not by years, but by stories…" Cinderella In Focus:Cindy's Secret - hlbalcomb
Would you prefer to drag through life for 100 years or live with excitement for 50? - - RVM
A child's education should begin at least 100 years before he was born. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. - Rodney Dangerfield
Old age is always fifteen years older than I am. - Bernard M. Baruch
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
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish. - Alfred Adler
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
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. - Bible
To me, literature is a calling, even a kind of salvation. It connects me with an enterprise that is over 2,000 years old. What do we have from the past? Art and thought. That’s what lasts. That’s what continues to feed people and give them an idea of something better. - Susan Sontag
Age is not specified by years, but how you feel and right now I am 99 year old - MHQ
Women should not feel obliged towards any men for eternity. They earned this privilege by gathering berries, digging roots, picking wild rice, and chewing the skin to make it soft for 999 thousand years, while the men were having fun in the open chasing deer and fighting among themselves. - Vinko Vrbanic
We turn not older with years, but newer every day. - Emily Dickinson
Certain emotions bridge the years and link unlikely places. - V.S. Naipaul
Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it. - Sarah Ban Breathnach
When they [breasts] are huge, you become very self-conscious...I've learned something though, through my years of pondering and pontificating, and that is: men love them, and I love that. - Drew Barrymore
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
I learned over the years never to correct a fool or he will hate you; correct a wise man, and he will appreciate you. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - Peter Stone
You can make more friends in two months by being interested in other people than in two years of trying to get people interested in you. - Dale Carnegie
So many things I had thought forgottenReturn to my mind with stranger pain:Like letters that arrive addressed to someoneWho left the house so many years ago. - Philip Larkin
Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless… but you’re not worthless, you’re unappreciated. - Steve Maraboli
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
Sometimes man seeks for wealth for eighty years, but cannot find, and then realises that life itself is the wealth itself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What breaks in a moment may take years to mend. - Swedish proverb
I came here after billions of years to touch your heart with my purest love. - Debasish Mridha
Any church that operates in prayerless and powerless Christianity spend their days and years conducting dust to dust rites in the burial grounds. - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
I am very proud of the fact that 20 years [sic] on people tell me they became a vegetarian as a result of 'Meat is Murder'. I think that is quite literally rock music changing someone's life - it's certainly changing the life of animals. It is one of the things I am most proud of. - Johnny Marr
You've got nothing that lasts, you know. That's not the first town that ever stood there. There was one before that, and one before that, and one before that one, on back for 900 years. But this tree has stood here all along. What do you make of that, boy? - Natalie Babbitt
I thought about you all the time. I used to pray that you’d live to be a hundred years old. I didn’t know. I didn’t know that you were ashamed of me. - Khaled Hosseini
If you want to sustain excellence over a long time, you'd better come up with a system that works well. Anyone can sprint for a little while, but you can't sprint for forty years. - Michael Dell
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
I lived in the city of light for 4 years 10 months, the generosity of sacred souls sustain my livelihood. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The universe is more than thirteen billion years old. What is the value of a single kiss compared to that? - Shaun David Hutchinson
I would rather live 10 years doing what I Love, than drag through Life 50 years, hating everyday I Live.- - RVM
We have won the time lottery of the last 4 billion years. - Stefan Molyneux
What is considered [True] Knowledge? There should be solution from all sides, there should be no contradiction. It is a non-contradicting principle when a spoken sentence will be the same even after fifty years; there will be no contradictions. - Dada Bhagwan
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married? - Barbra Streisand
The net that catches me when I confront traumatic events is that 10,000 years from now, they will be a reason for rejoicing. - Matt Chandler
True saddness is when someone still thinks your the same person after all these years. They brand you because of their own ego, fear and lack of spirituality. What's sadder is when they are Christian. - Shannon L. Alder
I suppose it is possible to live as full a life in seventy hours as on seventy years; granted that your life has been full up to the time that the seventy hours start and that you have reached a certain age. - Ernest Hemingway
No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would be ransomed by years of torment and hatred. - Thomas Jefferson
I used up most of my passions and energies during the years I've mentioned, and though I don't talk much about it, the chief thing I've asked from the world since then is to leave me alone. - James Hilton
All these years I've been feeling like I was growing into myself. Finally, I feel grown. - Oprah Winfrey
Alcohol's been keeping depression alive and well for over ten thousand years. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back forty years and say, 'Is this a world you want to live in?' they would say, 'No. - Helen Mirren
...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
Let me tell you the one thing I have against Moses. He took us forty years into the desert in order to bring us to the one place in the Middle East that has no oil! - Golda Meir
For years we've been telling God to get out of our schools, to get out of our government and to get out of our lives. And being the gentleman He is, I believe He has calmly backed out. How can we expect God to give us His blessing and His protection if we demand He leave us alone? - Anne Graham
It's a little embarrassing that after 45 years of research & study, the best advice I can give people is to be a little kinder to each other. - Aldous Huxley
She just came in, pounced around this thing with me for a few years enjoyed herself, gave it a sort of beautiful quality and left. Excited a few men in the meantime.
For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imaginations, we learned to talk. - Stephen Hawking
Old age doth in sharp pains abound;We are belabored by the gout,Our blindness is a dark profound,Our deafness each one laughs about.Then reason's light with falling rayDoth but a trembling flicker cast.Honor to age, ye children pay!Alas! my fifty years are past! - Pierre-Jean de Béranger
If an ancient man saw planes two thousand years ago He would've thought they were birds Or angels from another world Or messengers from other planets. - Dejan Stojanovic
Most people are asleep and need to be confronted, like adults that are still behaving like they're 5 years old, and don't want to assume responsibility for their mistakes. - Robin Sacredfire
Man is the result of slow growth; that is why he occupies the position he does in animal life. What does a pup amount to that has gained its growth in a few days or weeks, beside a man who only attains it in as many years. - Alexander Graham Bell
Life does not count by years. Some suffer a lifetime in a day, and so grow old between the rising and the setting of the sun.
To be honest, i know noting about religion, since the world was created thousand of years ago, am just 30 years of age, and have stopped asking questions about how things came to being, but the truth about what i know is that the truth does not exit because i know noting - lanre efizie
The open road. Seemingly my only friend for years upon end since leaving war. The road embraced me, let me breathe, and more importantly, did not judge me. - M.B. Dallocchio
I Remember Years Ago, Someone Told Me I Should Take Caution When it Comes to Love, I DidSo Tell Them All I Know NowShout it From the RooftopsWrite it On the Sky LineAll We Had Is Gone NowTell Them I Was Happyand My Heart is BrokenAll My Scars Are OpenTell Them What I Hoped Would BeImpossible - Shontelle
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
When sadness knows the reason of tears, heart prepares to carry the ache for years - Munia Khan
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
A hundred years for now? All new people. - Anne Lamott
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
Having had this kind of binge reading relationship with online content for 15 years we're starting to think 'Hang on, we only have finite time and there is infinite content'. - Seb Emina
Don't tell me where the years went; I don't want to know. - Marty Rubin
You may be born thousands of years from today, but I really love and care about you. You are my kin and my reflection. Through my writings I want to change humanity for the better so that you can live and enjoy a better life. That is my purpose in life. - Debasish Mridha
Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we've been bombing over the years been complaining? - George Wallace
Over the past ten years, for the first time, intelligence had become socially correct for girls. - Tom Wolfe
He was born an Englishman and remained one for years. - Brendan Behan
I trained for three years at drama school to be an actor - not a celebrity.
You shall more command with years than with your weapons. - William Shakespeare
Strike a glass and it will not endure an instant. Simply do not strike it and it will endure a thousand years. - G.K. Chesterton
If I knew what I know today, years ago, I wouldn’t change a thing about anything. I would not have appreciated what I know today if it hadn’t been for what I didn’t know. - E. Obeng-Amoako Edmonds
Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success. - Biz Stone
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence...on pain of liquidation. - George Bernard Shaw
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
Five years from today, you will be the same person that you are today, except for the books you read and the people you meet. - Charlie "Tremendous" Jones
For 70 years Democrats bitterly denied being "socialists". Bernie Sanders has done the service of exposing them. - A.E. Samaan
I felt vaguely outraged that such a bad person had such a good car. Because the car was the culmination of a thousand-odd years of scientific advancement. But the guy was a dick. I wondered when that had happened; that we had started making better machines than people. - Max Barry
All I wanted for Christmas was a New Years Eve party that I would never forget. Too bad I got too drunk to remember it. - Carroll Bryant
The trees at Cloudwalk have been my friends for forty years. I'm sure if I were sawed in half, our rings would match. - Diane Von Furstenberg
Years ago my mother said to me, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' For years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. - Mary Chase
If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them. - Johnny Depp
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
If I do the right kind of a job, I don't know whether I am going to be here four years from now. -- John F. Kennedy (to Richard M. Nixon, right after the Bay of Pigs invasion, 1961). - John F. Kennedy
Everything was brighter and more colorful in those years, as if my childhood was ending in an explosion of unreal passion that made my life feel sacred and holy. - Roman Payne
A Tibetan proverb says that it is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep. Well, I think the opposite, because the most important thing is to exist! Living sheep is superior to dead tiger! - Mehmet Murat ildan
How do we still believe that human nature is not evil when 60 years old men rape 3 years innocent girls? - M.F. Moonzajer
Most adults have a vocabulary of around 60,000 words, meaning that children must learn 10 to 20 words a day between the ages of eight months and 18 years. And yet the most frequent 100 words account for 60% of all conversations. The most common 4000 words account for 98% of conversation. - David Miller
There is some awe mixed with the joy of our surprise, when this poet, who lived in some past world, two or three hundred years ago, says that which lies close to my own soul, that which I also had wellnigh thought and said. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
My mother, who taught me how to read and write and home-schooled me for the first 12 years of my life, whose presence shaped me as much as her absence did, who imbibed in me the values of empathy and fearlessness and hard work, looks down on me today with great pride. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years. - Cathy Ladman
Over the years I have realized it's not the people who come into your life but the choices they force you to make gives the direction to your life. - Amit Abraham
Years ago this was just a place where I was assigned to work. Today looking at this place represents the opportunity that God allowed me to see the beauty of His works. The difference in then and now - I guess our views are a representative of our growth. Thankful. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Eternity ended ten years ago. - Brandon Sanderson
To be acknowledged that we do not believe in their misleading notion and fallacy, today, tomorrow and forever even if it costs us our life. They have suffocated people for hundreds of years and if we don’t stop them today no one else would do it tomorrow. - M.F. Moonzajer
If the novels are still being read in 50 years, no one is ever going to say: ‘What’s great about that sixth book is that he met his deadline!’ It will be about how the whole thing stands up. - George R.R. Martin
Three years? That's a thousand tomorrows, ma'am. - Karen Kingsbury
What you love, you will love. What you undertake you will complete. You are a fulfiller of hope; you are to be relied on. But seventeen years give little armor against despair…Consider, Arren. To refuse death is to refuse life. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Five hundred years ago the notoriously savvy Henry VIII discovered an elegant way to solve both his theological problems and his personal liquidity crisis —he dissolved the monasteries and nicked all their land. - Ben Aaronovitch
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
it is always yesterday, tomorrow, and 3 years ago today. It is always your birthday. It is always the future, the present, and the past. It is always eternity that will last. - Antonia Perdu Millie Farquoix
In the first years of our lives we learn how to shit, talk, walk, sleep, eat and, most importantly, how to royally piss off our parents. - A.G. Phillips
The English novels are the only relaxation of the intellectually unemployed. But one should not be too severe on them. They show a want of knowledge that must be the result of years of study. - Oscar Wilde
In regards to life goals, you need to think about where you are now, and plot out where you want to be a year from now, two years from now, and then five years from now. - Auliq Ice
I've been working on my craft for a long time. People never want to let go of the whole 'Glitter,'... I'm like, 'It's eight years later, people. Let's move on. - Mariah Carey
It's a well known fact that computing devices such as the abacus were invented thousands of years ago. But it's not well known that the first use of a common computer protocol occured in the Old Testament. This, of course, was when Moses aborted the Egyptians' process with a control-sea..."
No one understands the lines you are writing, and after 25 years you are the only one that speakes that languge . - Adel Abouhana
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 would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself. - Tommy Lee
An oft-quoted statistic from the [United Nations] reports is that the amount of literature translated into Spanish in a single year exceeds the entire corpus of what has been translated into Arabic in 1,000 years. - The Economist
No matter how many years you may live, life has but one day. The one between two everylasting nights - Habyarimana Bangambiki
Women have a passion for mathematics. They divide their age in half, double the price of their clothes, and always add at least five years to the age of their best friend. - Marcel Achard
I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students. - Felix Bloch
You can't really expect a 22-year-old girl to react the same way as a man 24 years older than her. - Rachel Hunter
Believe it; 25 years from now or less, you will be voted for or appointed by the actions you are taking today! Guess what the vote will mean. Will it be an election for you to occupy the edifice of failure or to be the administrator in the kingdom of success? Rise up and optimize your potentials! - Israelmore Ayivor
But if the ants are not despondent because they have failed to produce a new social invention or convention in 65 million years, why should we be discouraged because some of our institutions and castes have not been able to evolve a new idea in the past fifty centuries? - William Morton Wheeler
He wanted to be so many people all at the same time. He feared to be a nobody.Only years later did he realize that all he knew was what he didn't want to be - a disappointment. - Sanhita Baruah
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
One day the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
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
I can't say I ever remember getting less than a whole child in my 29 years here.They come in whole and I teach 'em that way. - David Kahn
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
How sad it was to realize that sometimes you never got there. That sometimes you lived a whole life skittering across the surface as the years passed, unblessed. - Emma Cline
Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
I have everything now I had 20 years ago except now, it's all lower. - Gypsy Rose Lee
Despite 2000 years of evolution in modern times, we have still not managed to develop the intelligence to create a society that knows what love is. Our society is still not a civilization, it is still primitive and barbaric. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Even the strongest hearts can be fragile. It takes only seconds to hurt someone. But sometimes it takes years to repair the damage. Cherish the hearts that love you. - Kiran Shaikh
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. - Laurence Binyon
You have strength born of years of grief and anger... The strength of a man denied revenge. - Compton Gage
Until that afternoon in October four years ago, I hadn't known dogs could scream. - Stephen King
Some families can trace their ancestors back three hundred years, but can't tell you where their children were last night.
To be a successful father there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years. - Ernest Hemingway
It is better to live for one day as a tiger than to live for a thousand years as a sheep.
We spend our years as a tale that is told. - Bible
The greatest thing about dreams is they don’t expire. They can lay dormant for years and when you pull them out and dust them off, they shine like new. - Casi McLean
An incompetent attorney can delay a trial for months or years. A competent attorney can delay one even longer. - Evelle J. Younger
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party when the masks are dropped. - Arthur Schopenhauer
I'm struck by the insidious, computer-driven tendency to take things out of the domain of muscular activity and put them into the domain of mental activity. The transfer is not paying off. Sure, muscles are unreliable, but they represent several million years of accumulated finesse. - Brian Eno
I don’t go back and look at my early work, because the last time I did, many years ago, it left me cringing. If one publishes, then one is creating a public record of Learning to Write. - Lorrie Moore
In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Rachel Manley
When it is mid week, pause and ponder! The very single days we disregard are what become the very years we wished to have used effectively and efficiently. If we disregard today, we shall remember our had I know tomorrow. Time changes therefore think of the changing times. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
Their voices meld into a cloudy rumble of their own, and I ponder Mira's and Aidan's secrets and imagine the injustice that threads through other lives, injustice that has no face because it is hidden away in a dark, shameful place, hidden for years in hopes of making it untrue. - Mary E. Pearson
Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives. - Marilyn Ferguson
It takes many years to build good reputations, but it takes a few minutes for their destruction. - Debasish Mridha
The total number of people who understand relativistic time, even after eighty years since the advent of special relativity, is still much smaller than the number of people who believe in horoscopes. - Yuval Ne'eman
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
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male. - Kurt Cobain
I made dangerous choices in those years, thinking myself bold and adventurous. Later I would come to understand that I hadn't been daring at all, just driven by confusion and hormones. The person capable of true daring, I knew now, possessed two admirable qualities: curiosity and courage. - Alice Steinbach
In terms of language, there were no separate words for female genitalia for thousands of years. That was mostly because women were considered pretty much the same as men, only of course flimsier, more poorly designed, and incapable of writing in the snow. - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
If it is true that one gets used to suffering, how is it that as the years go one always suffers more? No, they are not mad, those people who amuse themselves, enjoy life, travel, make love, fight—they are not mad. We should like to do the same ourselves. - Cesare Pavese
Use all this life to make yourself a great writer, thoughtful and kind, slowly, surely over the years. - T.K. Naliaka
I don't know where I'm going to be in three years. Because I have the feeling that the future is so full of possibilities, to stop being an actress, to do something else... for me, the future is just a huge bunch of discoveries. - Audrey Tautou
Any fine morning, a power saw can fell a tree that took a thousand years to grow. - Edwin Teale
You find the meaning in life by giving yourself away not by satisfying yourself. The most gratifying thing, at 73 years old, is to be able to think that your life was used to help others.
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
A birthday wish granted 23 years late is still a birthday wish granted. - Randy K. Milholland
For the last 2 years I even have been making an attempt to downsize my makeup assortment. I appraise what is passed on to friends and family and what must been thrown away each few months. This has left Maine with a makeup assortment that i actually fancy victimization. I have - raman kundal
...my object is to show that the chief function of the child--his business in the world during the first six or seven years of his life--is to find out all he can, about whatever comes under his notice, by means of his five senses... - Charlotte M. Mason
The few little years we spend on earth are only the first scene in a Divine Drama that extends into Eternity.
He knows that if his father had been a different man, or his mother another women, he would have been the same. He would have lived all his years the same way. They played no part. Any combination would have produced the same result. The same man. - R.A.Lucas
It’s not words, but years we should be editing. Remember: time spent on bad art is a form of redundancy, doing the same thing twice is a form of tautology, and wasting precious moments complaining about life is a form of pleonasm. We should all learn to live our lives concisely. - Anthony Marais
I have looked further into space than ever human being did before me. I have observed stars of which the light, it can be proved, must take two million years to reach the earth.[Having identified Uranus (1781), the first planet discovered since antiquity.] - William Herschel
Years ago there was an old man I knew that told me he didn't trust me, because people with beards were hiding from something. I told him, "That's true, I'm hiding from the barber!! - Neil Leckman
Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years. - Richard Bach
Just as Man developed morals and ethical behavior over thousands of years of evolution; so, too, did he invent an authority figure to enforce these behaviors - God. - Lex Allen
Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything. - Mary Hemingway
Listen to life story of few people, made me think 'human being are prefer to leave than to be replaced..it take years to recover the pain..once recovered and they accept you, appreciate it...its hard to trust other people twice (Ejump,2016) - Ejump Schiffler
Okay, try this on for size, Tall, Dark and Handsome. I won't be born for almost seven hundred hundred years. How's that strike you? - Lisa Tawn Bergren
Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease, and burnt crunchy bits. - Terry Pratchett
For several years more I maintained public relations with the Almighty. But privately, I ceased to associate with him. - Jean-Paul Sartre
He looked at me, that first day, like he had just found something he’d lost a thousand years ago. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Over the years, we met every kind of person imaginable. But no one makes worse first impressions than writers. - Brian K. Vaughan
It's not necessary to corrupt people's morals. Their morals have been corrupting them for years. - Marty Rubin
Don’t quit. It’s very easy to quit during the first 10 years. Nobody cares whether you write or not, and it’s very hard to write when nobody cares one way or the other. You can’t get fired if you don’t write, and most of the time you don’t get rewarded if you do. But don’t quit. - Andre Dubus
We loved our homeland for thousands of years which cost us climate change and environmental degradation because we were too selfish to care about the nature, now it is time that we must love our world at least for a little time. - M.F. Moonzajer
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day. - Sir Winston Churchill
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea. - Robert Anton Wilson
..nor did he pause to reflect that hereditary aristocracies have always been short lived where as adoptive organizations such as the Catholic Church sometimes lasted for hundreds or thousands of years. - George Orwell
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
You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. - Louise L. Hay
Anything that doesn't take years of your life and drive you to suicide hardly seems worth doing. - Cormac McCarthy
It took me 42 years to write this song, and 5 minutes to sing it."[On The Heart of the Matter, during the Eagles' Hell Freezes Over tour.] - Don Henley
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
Most people can't understand why they want to read so much.Likeminded types understand that they wish they had more time to read. When studying famous intellects, a pattern emerges of phases of insatiable reading for several years followed by a personal transformation into great achievements. - Peter Rogers
You know Becky, you haven't been the same since that crowbar fell on your head." - - said to me by my mother after I eloped with a guy I'd known for about 30 days, when I was 18 years old! - Becky Lewellen Povich
Respect those elder to you in years, in knowledge and spiritual attainment and act with love and compassion with those who are younger or less fortunate than you. - Radhe Maa
A story that is more interesting than any novel written by Nicolas Spark; a relationship that has more emotions than any movie made by Karan Johar; and a drama that is more exciting than any TV show...this what we have in our 15 years of marriage and 19 years of togetherness (?)... - Sandhya Jane
The most useless are those who never change through the years. - James M. Barrie
I have been an author for 20 years and an ass for 55. - Mark Twain
I have lived eighty years of life and know nothing for it, but to be resigned and tell myself that flies are born to be eaten by spiders and man to be devoured by sorrow. - Voltaire
In the New Year, never forget to thank to your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive at the future! - Mehmet Murat ildan
And they danced with laughter and tears. They swung each other round and round, the first and last time in years. - Hubert Martin
She passed these years in a distant corner of her mind. A dry, barren field, out beyond wish and lament, beyond dream and disillusionment. There, the future did not matter. And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and it accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion. - Khaled Hosseini
I think of these desert years of mine, not of my choosing. Maybe if it were all smooth and comfortable, if my pride and professionalism were defining life for me, God's steel-quiet, penetrating word would have been lost in the babble and sheen of success. - Luci Shaw
The stone that was rolled before Christ's tomb might appropriately be called the philosopher's stone because its removal gave not only the pharisees but, now for 1800 years, the philosophers so much to think about. - Søren Kierkegaard
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
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. - John Lennon
Actually, I'm an overnight success. But it took twenty years. - Monty Hall
We grow old not by the number of our years, but by not numbering our years - not living our dreams, not enjoying the everyday life - Bernard Kelvin Clive
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
If you're suddenly doing something you don't want to do for four years, just so you've got something to fall back on, by the time you come out you don't have that 16-year-old drive any more and you'll spend your life doing something you never wanted to do in the first place. - Ewan McGregor
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth? - Carl R. Rogers
But you will come to regret this, Abigail. This won’t be like one of the memories that fritters away into nothing when you come out of that game. This will leave a stain. You’ll carry for it for ever, when you could have had a few more years of blissful innocence. Are you sure, now? - Alastair Reynolds
I'm sure I've had my phone tapped for years, I don't think it's a crime against humanity they just ought to quit doing it, god damn it. - Cornel West
Peace and trust take years to build and seconds to shatter. - Mahogany SilverRain
For those who talks about the perfection of god in making human.....Its his success after billion years of experiments out of millions of other useless creatures - er.teji
In 5-billion years the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
I'll wager that in ten years it will be fashionable again to be a virgin. - Barbara Cartland
I wash off the night in the water, my scrapes and aches numbed by the sea. My bones have become boughs, all scarred knees and gnarled kuckles. None of us are the same person we once were, since the human body replaces itself every seven years; there have been at least six different mes. - Philip Hoare
It was a simple truth he had understood for years, people hurt others when they are hurt, and hurting them back won't make a damn difference. - Taylor Adams
If "doctor" means "master teacher," then I think teaching in K-12 for 10 years deserves said title. Our practicum is potent and our expertise is in the service of children. In fact, I might start calling myself Dr. Vilson on principle. Fight me - Jose Luis Vilson
Four years after my father's death, when the subject of parents came up in conversation i would relate the information in a flat, matter-of-fact tone eager to detect in my listener the flinch of grief that eluded me. - Alison Bechdel
Once we’ve savored the goodness of a hundred years until the final drop, only the fleeting memories of intoxication is left behind. Between you and me is it too much to ask for a bottle to begin with? - Xue Yun
Life is sacred"? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death! Has been for thousands of years! Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Christians; all taking turns killing each other because God told 'em it was a good idea. - George Carlin
There's very little authentic study of the humanities remaining. My research assistant came to me two years ago saying she'd been in a seminar in which the teacher spent two hours saying that Walt Whitman was a racist. This isn't even good nonsense. It's insufferable. - Harold Bloom
It might be said that Lord Rosebery outlived his future by ten years and his past by more than twenty. - Sir Winston Churchill
Havana, Cuba, in which city yellow fever had not failed to make its yearly appearance during the past one hundred and forty years... Havana was freed from yellow fever within ninety days. Dr. , 1902 - Walter Reed
It’s been a tough couple of years for condescending nerds. And if bookstores fall, Jon, America will be inundated with a wandering, snarky underclass of unemployable purveyors of useless and arcane esoterica. - John Hodgman
A wealth of experience and wisdom doesn't have to be a dead giveaway to your increasing years. The spin you put on it is what will keep you young. Don't let it make you bitter. Learn from it, and let it make you better. - Jayleigh Cape
Before getting upset, always ask yourself: Will this even matter in six months, in a year, or in five years? if the answer is no, then let it go. - Robin Dabhi
My plan is to continue teaching many more years than the 32 years I've already enjoyed and continue writing, and promoting my books and websites if it's God will. - Ana Monnar
Live in a way that would not leave us regretting after so many years on earth. - Sunday Adelaja
I just got into the Beatles a couple of years ago, you know, I like it. - Ziggy Marley
Information age. I guess I'm part of it, even if I can't remember how to use my iPhone from week to week, and have to learn how to send e-mails all over again every couple of years, and can't retain any profound technological knowledge about the computers I sometimes use. - Anne Rice
Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I’ve had a lot of lieutenants over the years, and all the good ones were sick, sick individuals. You might be the best one yet. - Sergeant Berland in Orphan Brigade
You may spend fifty or eighty years of your life believing in something totally false, and this is what happens to most people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Some memories seems to be so far away .. however it was just yesterday !! Others seem to be so clear ,, however it was years ago !! Actually it depends on how far we are from those who shared us those moments !! - Gehad Badr
It is so many years before one can believe enough in what one feels even to know what the feeling is - W.B. Yeats
It took around 500 years to human to find out that black people are human and still they don't know why the universe is black - Emmanuel St-Pierre
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
It takes years to build on to a dream but only a second to shatter. - Chirag Tulsiani
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
You have to work years in hit shows to make people sick and tired of you, but you can accomplish this in a few weeks on television.
If you walk through a door with dead locks,bolts and chains don't betray or turn your back on that trust.The privilege of knowing all that goes on behind that door should be treated as an extraordinary gift.For many people will only ever see half of the real person they've known for years. - Anonymous
All these years the people said 'He’s acting like a kid.' He did not know he could not fly, so he did. Well he’s one of those that knows that life is just a leap of faith. So spread your arms, hold your breath and always trust your cape. - Guy Clark
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country. - Theodore Roosevelt
Most things happen for a reason and it may take years to discover why, but this is almost always for the better. - Ursula A. Ciller
You are the same today that you are going to be five years from now except for two things: the people with whom you associate and the books you read. - Charles Jones
You have got to own your days and live them, each one of them, every one of them, or else the years go by and none of them belong to you. - Herb Gardner
Sixty years is too brief a compass for man’s imagination. The incomplete joys of this world can never satisfy his heart. - Alexis de Tocqueville
Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners. - Edward Abbey
I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it. - Mary Chase
The significance of a revolution will be known after the days have gone past us. When the children of the coming years wake up and like the albatross glide across the azure sky.The freedom to live a life of meaning and joy. - Avijeet Das
Archaeological discoveries made in Egypt and in the Near East in the past hundred years have opened our eyes to a spiritual and cultural heritage undreamed of by earlier generations. - Samuel Noah Kramer
It's better to live one day as a lion than a hundred years as a lamb. - John Gotti
One who loves lives a thousand years in one day; one who hates only lives one day in a thousand years. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I cannot stand the words Get over it. All of us are under such pressure to put our problems in the past tense. Slow down. Don’t allow others to hurry your healing. It is a process, one that may take years, occasionally, even a lifetime and that’s OK. - Beau Taplin
Chris M. Salamone is a highly recognized Legal professional currently living in Boca Raton. He has over 20 years of experience in his career, he has helped thousands of young Americans to grow personally and professionally. - csalamone
Life is made up of Moments. Moments create Days, days create Months, months create Years, years create LIFE. Lose the Moment and you lose Life. - RVM
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. - Steve Jobs
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. - Dale Carnegie
Poor people have been voting for big government liberalism for 50 years... and they are still poor. - Charles Barkley
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience. - Denis Waitley
Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character. - Alan Armstrong
The beauty is not in a person's face but how much s/he can face the life's challenges and remain true to oneself in years and days. - Anuj Somany
Life isn't about the years you lived. It is about how you lived. - Tanushree Podder
It's amazing how you could be with someone for years and yet not love them in the same intensity as; you do love someone else, the very moment you meet them. - Hafsa Shah
You read something which you thought only happened to you, and you discovered it happened 100 years ago to Dostoyevsky. - James Baldwin
His age was indeterminate. But in cynicism and general world weariness, which is a sort of carbon dating of the personality, he was about seven thousand years old. - Terry Pratchett
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum - Walter Scott
I've been playing the game of life for over 52 years now and I don't feel one day younger or older than I am. Maybe its I just don't feel - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
I would rather live 10 years doing what I Love, than drag through Life 50 years, hating everyday I Live. - RVM
I never liked hearing anyone say I was the new George Gershwin, because I knew I could have never even carried that man's music case. If George Gershwin hadn't died when he was thirty-nine years old, there is no knowing how much more great music he would have written. - Burt Bacharach
One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time. - Carl Sagan
As I inched sluggishly along the treadmill of the Maycomb County School system, I could not help receiving the impression that I was being cheated out of something. Out of what I knew not, yet I did not believe that twelve years of unrelieved boredom was exactly what the state had in mind for me. - Harper Lee
My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never. - Jack Benny
...for years the first of May was the day all leases expired, and on that day mass migrations would take place, with families lugging eiderdowns and ancestral portraits through the streets, as if in parody of the march of the wagon trains. - Luc Sante
For almost 18 years you’re taught to sit down, shut up, and raise your hand. Then you have to decide what you’re going to do for the rest of your life. - Lavon Curtis
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
He'd been saving up his love for years and years, waiting for the right personto spend his fortune on. - John Mark Green
It took me 25 years for me to realize who I am. Now I'm going to use the next 75 years to focus on how I want to be remembered. One quarter down, three to go! - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Raising a child is a time of RAPID CHANGE! From the ages of 0 to 19, a PARENT can age over 30 years! - Tanya Masse
When she fucked up all those years ago, just a little girl terrified into paralysis, she fell onto the enigma of herself. - John Green
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
When days seem like years and years feel like days. - Robert Brown Fulford
I set out on a narrow way many years ago, hoping I would find true love along the broken road - Rascal Flatts
When comparing 100 years of experience to 1, there is a way to close the gap. One must simply understand the choices that were taken, the roads that were walked, and that there are no guarantees to an unseen future. - Lionel Suggs
You look back in time to when there was slavery and you think 'how did people even remotely believe that this was a good idea?'.It's incomprehensible for us to think of what the mindset was 100 or 200 years ago. I hope to make the present as incomprehensible to the future as the past is to us. - Stefan Molyneux
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
Years of togetherness teach the partners true emotional intimacy: trust and share feelings and thoughts; but often still drive them away from each other, if one partner only is willing to learn. - Marina Moloda, Believer
So the American government lied to the Native Americans for many, many years, and then President Clinton lied about a relationship, and everyone was surprised! A little naïve, I feel! - Eddie Izzard
One thing I've learned in all these years is not to make love when you really don't feel it; there's probably nothing worse you can do to yourself than that. - Norman Mailer
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice. - Kurt Vonnegut
I doubt I'm any wiser than I was five hundred years back. I'm older. I've been up, and been down, and been up again. Have I learned aught? I've learned from my mistakes, but I've had more time to commit more mistakes. - Gaiman, Neil
There is nothing more lovely in life than the union of two people whose love for one another has grown through the years, from the small acorn of passion, into a great rooted tree - Vita Sackville-West
In the autumn of your years don't make it so that what you look back on is regret. Live your life now so that whatever you do gives some sunshine before you head into the winter of your life. - Stephen Richards
Stephen Hawking says we will not survive another 1,000 years without escaping beyond our planet. This existence problem can be solved by increasing the number of people with free-minds! Because just like the free birds only the free minds can reach the new horizons! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Forgiveness is empowering for the forgiver. Years of resentment, frustration, and pain are set FREE! - Dana Arcuri
He who cannot draw on three thousand years is living from hand to mouth. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I sat down on the sofa, surrounded by years of coffee rings and sandwich stains. If the police ever did a DNA test on this sofa, it would be ninety per cent disappointment. - Danny Wallace
The most important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second disastrous. - Margot Fonteyn
If someone asks you that "Where do u want to see yourself 10 years from now down this line"?Well,i would like to see myself above the line,that should be your answer. - Sachin Panwar
Five years back, I dreamed of me being what I am today.Five years later, I dream of me being what I am in future.Now, is the true version of me between my history and mystery.... - Rateb Rayyes
In 20 or 30 years, you'll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city, or even the whole world. - Douglas C. Engelbart
The key to happiness is loving yourself. For years I have struggled to reach this point and even now at the age of 20 I will be honest in saying I am not 100% there yet. However, I will say I am much closer to that 100 than I was 5 years ago. - Gabriela M. Sanchez
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
We are here because we love this country too much to let the next four years look like the last eight. - Barack Obama
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. - Bernard M. Baruch
I died last night. Seventy years too young. - Colin Thompson
I think bravery is a lot less formal than it sounds. Bravery is being able to have a conversation with a stranger. It's going back to school even after years of being away. It's being you even when it's easier to be someone else. - Marquita Burke-DeJesus
One of the fascinating things about our lives - and minds - is that tend to spend years wishing and wanting others and the world around to see in us that which we ourselves do not appreciate fully. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Years from now, when all the junk they got is broken and long forgotten, you'll still have your stars. - Jeanette Walls
Good to know we're all twelve years old mentally. Keeps things in perspective. - Alexander William Gaskarth
A man that is young in years may be old in hours if he have lost no time. - Francis Bacon
If it's not for Him, I guess I'd be dead few years ago. - Jestoni Revealed
Every time I hear a political speech or I read those of our leaders, I am horrified at having, for years, heard nothing which sounded human. It is always the same words telling the same lies. - Albert Camus
Understanding proximate cause is also like understanding your mother: It can take years and then, just when you think you have her figured out, she surprises you. - Peter F. Lake
Experience is based on knowledge, not by years - Sanjeev Beekeeper
Work on your goals, one step at a time. Remain focused and do not stop. You will be amazed how much you can accomplish over the years. In most things in life, it is not the speed but the consistency that matters. - Roopleen
No matter the circumstances, I encourage you to go forward with faith and prayer, calling on the Lord. You may not receive any direct revelation. But you will discover, as the years pass, that there has been a subtle guiding of your footsteps in paths of progress and great purpose. - Gordon B. Hinckley
I hadn't been hanging around a knight errant for three years without learning that impossible things can happen, if you're willing to throw common sense in the air and try. - Hilari Bell
I don't know how many years it was before I arrived at a formulated philosophy that the happiest thing to do, always, when visiting an individual or a country, is to admit, by word or manner, how much I'm finding there that my life had lacked hitherto - Clara E. Laughlin
I'm not really sure what makes a book a 'classic' to begin with, but I think it has to be at least fifty years old and some person or animal has to die at the end. - Jeff Kinney
It took me a beat down to execute you Angel but the pleasure will be all mines! - Warden Pinnacle From the book Framed: The Second Book Of The Thousand Years War. - Angel Ramon Medina
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life. - - Muhammad Ali
Here in the trees it was much easier to believe the absurdities that embarrassed me indoors. Nothing had changed in this forest for thousands of years, and all the myths and legends of a hundred different lands seemed much more likely in this green haze than they had in my clear-cut bedroom. - Stephenie Meyer
They say you just stand over there, he'll say thank you and you walk back off and that's what I thought was gonna happen, but in my head, I had for five or six years known that he was gonna call me over. - Ellen DeGeneres
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
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
I'm 20 years old. I spend my days in a dictionary and half my mind in Fantasy. - Almney King
I never put on a pair of shoes until I've worn them at least five years. - Samuel Goldwyn
A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating. - Arnold Bennett
Brutality and injustice made us raise our hands towards the sky for years; God didn’t respond us, but drones came to our rescue. - M.F. Moonzajer
Management, a science? Of course not, it's just a waste-paper basket full of recipes which provided the dish of the day during a few years of plenty and economic growth. Now the recipes are inappropriate and the companies which persist in following them will disappear. - Leon Courville
All those years I thought that it was power that brought responsibility. It's not. I was wrong.It's responsibility that brings power. It's knowing what needs to be done that brings strength. And courage. - Peter Parker
☺☺ When a man gets you 99, he starts to think, he may only have another 10 years of sexy lovemaking left... Still Smiling At 99. ☺☺ - Michael Levy
I wrestled through many sleepless nights after God became real to me. I can only describe this period of my life as 2 years of mental agony. - C.L. Cagan
Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination. - Janet Frame
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
Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it. - Yves Saint-Laurent
If it is considered speaking knowledgeably about malaria by having spent a few weeks traveling into malaria endemic zones and fallen sick from being infected with it, then what is it considered by having lived in the very same malaria endemic zones for years without being infected by it? - T.K. Naliaka
On account of us being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. - Will Rogers
America, we are better than these last eight years. We are a better country than this. - Barack Obama
In the long years to come, not only will the people of this island but of the world, wherever the bird of freedom chirps in human hearts, look back to what we've done, and they will say 'do not despair, do not yield...march straightforward. - Winston S. Churchill
I had artistic classical training, and when you learn the classics for so many years, you might gain audacity, power and confidence to subvert everything. I am like the originals buffoons. I love the rules because I can break them. - Nuno Roque
He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young. - Joseph Addison
Three years later and I’m still writing about you. I don’t know if that says more about you or I. - Dominic Riccitello
Trust can be broken in just a few seconds, but it takes years to heal - Rei Anthony Albon
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. - Mary Oliver
Severed and gone, so many years! And art thou still so dear to me, That throbbing heart and burning tears Can witness how I cling to thee? - Anne Brontë
[ memorial at Paine Hall][He turned] the strait-laced Boston of sixty years ago [into] the enlightened Hub of today, . . . to 'destroy bigotry and uproot the evils of superstition. - Josiah P. Mendum
And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
Behind every successful man there are usually a lot of unsuccessful years.
It doesn't pain seeing who she turned out to be a face now, but knowing so much how she pretended to be who she was not for all these years without a tinge of guilt and shame. - Anuj Somany
Spiritual maturity is not measured by the years that you have spent in church, rather by your attitude before people different from you. - Paul Gitwaza
Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites. - Edith Wharton
Don't quit. It's very easy to quit during the first 10 years. Nobody cares whether you write or not, and it's very hard to write when nobody cares one way or the other. You can't get fired if you don't write, and most of the time you don't get rewarded if you do. But don't quit. - Andre Dubus
you don't need to go that far in the future, you just have to go 2000 years ago, - Paulo Coelho
The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today. - James Carville
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