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I was too old for a paper route, too young for Social Security and too tired for an affair.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


World's use is cold, world's love is vain, world's cruelty is bitter bane; but is not the fruit of pain.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


After an unremitting and severe labour of two days, we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses, and my men excessively fatigued.
~By William Henry Ashley ~


You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up.
~By William Dean Howells ~


Unaware of the absurdity of it, we introduce our own petty household rules into the economy of the universe for which the life of generations, peoples, of entire planets, has no importance in relation to the general development.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


In America, people rarely stay in the town where they grew up, rarely stay in close proximity to their parents throughout their lives. You rarely find parents in their old age being taken care of by their children.
~By Robert Benton ~


I will continue my consistent record of voting for lower taxes, less spending and fewer regulations to make our government more effective and efficient while upholding our Constitution.
~By Roscoe Bartlett ~


I welcome him like I welcome cold sores. He's from England, he's angry and he's got Mad Power Disease.
~By Paula Abdul ~


Think of something finite molded into the infinite, and you think of man.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


I always told my dad I'd play professional football.
~By Anthony Doerr ~


So if 1960 had occurred under the old convention system, Kennedy would have had a very hard time getting the Democratic nomination because he would have been rejected by all those people who had worked with him in Washington.
~By Michael Beschloss ~


I hold that the parentheses are by far the most important parts of a non-business letter.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I'll name names, you know I won't hold back.
~By Steven Cojocaru ~


Do what you love to do and give it your very best. Whether it's business or baseball, or the theater, or any field. If you don't love what you're doing and you can't give it your best, get out of it. Life is too short. You'll be an old man before you know it.
~By Al Lopez ~


Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
~By Hosea Ballou ~


I don't want to tell your story because you're a insensitive, self-centered moron. I've told a lot of stories about young people, and I always feel there's hope.
~By Joel Schumacher ~


Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit.
~By Andrei Sakharov ~


I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and I dance.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


We need to build on the success of Social Security by developing bold and innovative ways for Americans to build wealth and save for retirement. I believe we can work together in a bipartisan manner to accomplish these goals.
~By Debbie Stabenow ~


My parents gave me stability and a belief in myself and in all the possibilities life has to offer. I was told the only limitations I would ever face were those I placed upon myself.
~By Dionne Warwick ~


There were times I used to go to parties when I was, you know, like 15-, 16-years-old, and I'd always bring my guitar, and all my friends would be like, sing one of the Smokey songs. And everything I sang was his music, and I could sound just like him.
~By Teena Marie ~


Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can't do anything about that.
~By Miriam Makeba ~


The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart.
~By Anna Julia Cooper ~


The still must tease with the promise of a story the viewer of it itches to be told.
~By Cindy Sherman ~


John the Baptist, who we are told was related by blood to Jesus, was preaching the impending judgement of God, urging repentance and moral reform, and baptizing in the Jordan River those who responded.
~By Kenneth Scott Latourette ~


Just the concept of personal freedom within a democracy, for instance, is a relatively young idea - only about 300 years old in this country.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that.
~By Richard Rorty ~


I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


One could say that in case of need, every normal and healthy woman is able to hold a position. And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman.
~By Edith Stein ~


I never forget my old days and I never fly too high I have my feet fixed firmly on the ground!
~By Natasha Henstridge ~


A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the 'I' in loving; Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.
~By Edmond Rostand ~


These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.
~By Ansel Adams ~


To expect the world to receive a new truth, or even an old truth, without challenging it, is to look for one of those miracles which do not occur.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


Dressing up as decrepit old ladies, and even decrepit young ladies, was one of our staples.
~By Graham Chapman ~


They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is.
~By Thomas More ~


America has also forever lost the service of thousands of good soldiers who are now disabled as a result of battle wounds in Iraq. Many others will need mental and emotional rehabilitation before they can return to normal life.
~By John Olver ~


Like the American soldiers who went before them, they are putting their lives on the line to protect ours.
~By Doc Hastings ~


The endorsement of respected conservative Republican officeholders and politicians is particularly important at this time as to destroy Reagan's credibility as a loyal Republican.
~By Robert Teeter ~


The most important thing is story-telling. It's as singular and old-fashioned as that.
~By David Soul ~


Two weeks before the attack on the USS Cole and then again two days before the attack, they saw through their analysis that a major event was going to occur in Yemen. They told the Navy not to bring the Cole into Yemen harbor. It went in and was attacked.
~By Curt Weldon ~


It is estimated that raising the retirement age to 70 would cut the shortfall by about 36%. But this proposal has some drawbacks. Women and men who have worked jobs that require manual labor all of their lives may not physically be able to do work until they are 70 years old.
~By Steve Israel ~


I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.
~By Clara Barton ~


Every seaman is not only a navigator, but a merchant and also a soldier.
~By William Petty ~


The attitude and capacity of the factory, the old metal table and the new ideas of the wooden furniture quickly and naturally suggested the possibility of metal furniture.
~By Donald Judd ~


Hardly had I left when we ran into the Korean war, doubled what I had asked for and doubled it again. I had told him I would stay in Government, be honored to, but not with the Air Force.
~By Stuart Symington ~


Teenagers only have to focus on themselves - its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist.
~By Jennifer Lawrence ~


Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That's probably why they get along so well.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly. It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent. Where the sun strikes it, it is golden.
~By Frank Yerby ~


No publication is a staple of life. It's not bread and water. You have to make it noteworthy in people's minds and even in their hands as they're holding it.
~By Timothy White ~


However, the sciences of society and of history retained their old subservient relation to metaphysics for a long time - well into the eighteenth century.
~By Wilhelm Dilthey ~


If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.
~By J. K. Rowling ~


Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.
~By Carolyn Wells ~


How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart.
~By Eliza Cook ~


Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.
~By Victor Hugo ~


It is so cold out there, my head nearly fell off.
~By Mark McKinney ~


Some 43 percent of voters in union households voted for President Bush in 2004, according to exit poll data.
~By Linda Chavez ~


How many women have the courage to start properly with a cold, cold bath early in the morning? I jump in, throw the water, cold as ice, and after the first plunge I am happy.
~By Anna Held ~


I started rooting - you know, sticking up joints - with some older guys. By now I had gotten a taste of what the racket world really was - the glamour, the way they dressed, the way they always had a pocketful of money.
~By Mickey Cohen ~


The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army.
~By Frederick II ~


Oh, I started out young. They handed me a cotton sack when I was about 8 years old. Give me a little small one, tell me to fill it up. I never did like the farm but I was out there with my grandmother, didn't want to get away from around her too far.
~By Muddy Waters ~


By the time you know what to do, you're too old to do it.
~By Ted Williams ~


General Reynolds immediately found himself engaged with a force which greatly outnumbered his own, and had scarcely made his dispositions for the action when he fell, mortally wounded, at the head of his advance.
~By Edward Everett ~


Have you heard about the Irishman who reversed into a car boot sale and sold the engine?
~By Frank Carson ~


As an actor, it's great to play a strong leader with a heart of gold.
~By John C. McGinley ~


When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected. That is how a musician should work.
~By Andres Segovia ~


You see people who are 19 or 20 years old and they don't even know who The Who is. It's like, where have you been? Justin Timberlake? C'mon. Where are the roots?
~By Dustin Diamond ~


My obsession with time informs my poetry so completely it is hard for me to summarize it. We want time to pass, for new things to happen to us, we want to hold on to certain moments, we don't want our lives to end.
~By John Barton ~


The young people look great on television. They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy, but when you see them live, they can only do about 20 minutes because they haven't got the training to hold an audience for an hour and a half or so.
~By Tony Bennett ~


I was lucky I always got along with girls. It was never like a big deal. I had a lot of girls that I was friends with that I wasn't sexual with. I think having two older sisters made me comfortable like that. I just like people, so I can just go up and say whatever.
~By Vince Vaughn ~


My philosophy was, if I just do good work, someone will like it enough to employ me. It never made me famous. And I'm way, way too old now, mate. That boat's sailed.
~By Ian Hart ~


When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


We spent most of our life almost like street rats just running around the street until we were ten years old.
~By Quincy Jones ~


To the old, the new is usually bad news.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
~By Indira Gandhi ~


When I worked with Jamie Lee Curtis in True Lies, she told me, You need a plan B, because when you have six months to a year off, you can go nuts. You need to have another focus.
~By Eliza Dushku ~


Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.
~By Tony Danza ~


When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Men, all men, were always trying to get hold of me, you know.
~By Christine Keeler ~


If we had to go live action, I'd hold out for Tim Burton to direct.
~By Phil Foglio ~


Besides, at 62 years old I look like I'm about 27.
~By Chubby Checker ~


No one country has a team that hold a monopoly on the league like Maccabi does in Israel.
~By Michael Kennedy ~


The older I get, the more I become an apple pie, sparkling cider kind of guy.
~By Scott Foley ~


The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work.
~By Pliny the Elder ~


I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Trans and the vocals on Landing on Water.
~By Neil Young ~


In Los Angeles, by the time you're 35, you're older than most of the buildings.
~By Delia Ephron ~


In the little hall leading to it was a rack holding various Socialist or radical newspapers, tracts, and pamphlets in very small print and on very bad paper. The subjects treated were technical Marxist theories.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


But I like to know that someone is stronger than I am. I want to be able to know that if I get tired, somebody is there to hold up the fort. I like knowing that I can't pick a refrigerator alone. God did not make me strong enough to do that.
~By Donna Summer ~


My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


The doctor's name was Sylvia. I told her she'd have a problem with me because Sylvia was my mother's name.
~By Paul Lynde ~


Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I told Warren if he mentions Prop. 13 one more time, he has to do 500 push-ups.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Nothing is old, nothing is new, save the light of grace underneath which beats a human heart. The way of feeling, of understanding, of loving; the way of seeing the country, the faces that your father saw, that your mother knew. The rest is chimerical.
~By Georges Rouault ~


I simply went down there to catch up with an old mate of mine, who owns the place. He's the one who wrote the book on the place, but no, no movie, just a beer.
~By Bryan Brown ~


Europe's the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I did not know what my future was going to hold.
~By Rebecca Loos ~


Because of what I did when I was 10 years old, I'm not living from paycheck to paycheck, and I can do things because I want to do them.
~By Macaulay Culkin ~


Since I was 13 or 14 I've always felt older than I actually am.
~By Kate Winslet ~

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