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A lot of the songs start with an image. I was sitting there playing the guitar and I pictured this old, dirty green car, with the window rolled down, in the hot, hot, hot Texas heat, and this beautiful woman I knew when I was a kid sitting behind the wheel, looking out at me.
~By Edie Brickell ~


Men are allowed to get older and women are not.
~By Shirley Knight ~


Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


We were told our campaign wasn't sufficiently slick. We regard that as a compliment.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love.
~By George Eliot ~


Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one.
~By George Galloway ~


Therefore, I do not wish to consider any proposition to cede any portion of our tribal holdings to the Great Father.
~By Sitting Bull ~


The book has many different characteristics: some are extremely old-fashioned storytelling traits, but there are also a fair number of postmodern traits, and the self-consciousness is one.
~By Jeffrey Eugenides ~


One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you've become harmless.
~By Liz Smith ~


Winning Commonwealth gold was just totally unbelievable.
~By Michael East ~


The greatest thing is nobody cares that I'm fifty years old. They only care what I sound like.
~By Rob Paulsen ~


If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material, we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


I went to a urologist - he told me I could go at any time.
~By Jay London ~


Old #64 chose... a gentle jog, fast enough to prove I was alive, slow enough to savor the cheers. They washed over me. They warmed me. I knew I could live without them but I loved them.
~By Jerry Kramer ~


I've told so many lies about my age I don't know how old I am myself.
~By Ruby Wax ~


In sports... you play from the time you're eight years old, and then you're done forever.
~By Joe Montana ~


O, once in each man's life, at least, Good luck knocks at his door; And wit to seize the flitting guest Need never hunger more. But while the loitering idler waits Good luck beside his fire, The bold heart storms at fortune's gates, And conquers its desire.
~By Lewis J. Bates ~


It was wrongly assumed that I wished to become some sort of leader among gay activists, whereas in reality I was happier to be a foot soldier.
~By Ian Mckellen ~


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 ~


One of the great joys this year and the year before has been how all of the people in this body, men and women, Republicans and Democrats, have worked together so well with our chairman and the chairman of the full committee to address the issues of housing for our soldiers.
~By Robin Hayes ~


Most of nature is inherently chaotic. It's not rigidly determined in the old sense. It's not rigidly predictable.
~By Rupert Sheldrake ~


As soon as man does not take his existence for granted, but beholds it as something unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


On learning to swim: I'm too big to have some woman hold my stomach and say 'Now kick your feet.'
~By Will Smith ~


Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours, I must look her straight in the eyes.
~By Prince Charles ~


They had the music being piped right out on the street. I'd be three or four blocks from there and I couldn't get there fast enough because I'd hear old Joe holler them words.
~By Jay McShann ~


We make the oldest stories new when we succeed, and we are trapped by the old stories when we fail.
~By Greil Marcus ~


Being an old radical, I like films like Spartacus. I could relate to the hero.
~By Alex North ~


It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well. And the world must be easy.
~By Albert Ellis ~


Sitting by the chimney corner as we grow old, the commonest things around us take on live meanings and hint at the difference between these driving times and the calm, slow moving days when we were young.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


The liquidation of colonialism is a trend of the times which no force can hold back.
~By Kim Jong Il ~


Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
~By Caleb Cushing ~


Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


We knew it was going to be the biggest event scheduled in the history of women's sports, but we didn't ever fathom we would be playing before sold-out stadiums all over the country.
~By Lorrie Fair ~


I think an old style of addressing environmental problems is ebbing, but the rise of the so-called conservative, political movement in this country is not a trend towards the future but a reaction to this very broad shift that we are undergoing.
~By Paul Hawken ~


Party of Five won a Golden Globe, it was a well-written television series.
~By Neve Campbell ~


The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it.
~By Nick Clooney ~


The 60s passed and faded and I grew older, and in 1987 bought a house in upstate New York, and it turned out that John Brown was buried down the road from my house and that he had lived there longer than anywhere else and his house was still standing.
~By Russell Banks ~


Many people think that depression is something you just have to live with when you get older, but it's not.
~By Tom Bosley ~


The intellect is a cold thing and a merely intellectual idea will never stimulate thought in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


So when I got to 50 I just thought, Hold on: I'm thin. I've got my hair. I'm well off. I survived, you know.
~By Bob Geldof ~


When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership.
~By James MacGregor Burns ~


Now whatever the origin of this apparently meaningless jumble of ideas may have been, it is really a perfect and very slightly allegorical expression of the actual present views we hold today.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


No one was ever scolded out of their sins.
~By William Cowper ~


If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
~By Sophocles ~


I'm 82 years old, wherever I go everybody knows me, but here's why... I'm a merchandiser, I'm not just a writer, I stay in every avenue you can think of.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
~By Elizabeth I ~


With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above, and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland.
~By Tycho Brahe ~


I love older men.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
~By John Cage ~


I still have in my memory, almost agonizing impressions of a serious illness which I had when I was about eight years old. Those about me called it scarlet fever, and its very name seemed to have a diabolical quality.
~By Pierre Loti ~


Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That's the only fight I'm in.
~By Anthony Anderson ~


My latter schooldays and my university days were during the war, when science - physics, in particular - was a very important and glamorous subject. A lot of us felt that if we couldn't get into science, we might try engineering or medicine.
~By John Henry Carver ~


Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid.
~By Dorthea Brande ~


All the jokes in my films, the comedy, they're not me, I just try to hold a big mirror up to us.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


When the ball dropped in 1999, I was holding dough and champagne in my hands and holding my kids.
~By Method Man ~


In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


A tavern is a place where madness is sold by the bottle.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young.
~By David Guterson ~


Because up to sixteen years old you feel gymnastics more. You can show your emotion, grace, like woman gymnastics, not kid's gymnastics. I feel I have good shape, and I can do it elements everything, but, it's not competition for me.
~By Olga Korbut ~


I had not seen that until - and when it first came out I was told. I had not seen or been aware of all of that physical evidence. And when I saw it, I was horrified. It was so astounding to me to see that there was that much evidence.
~By Patty Hearst ~


Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
~By Dwight L. Moody ~


Hunger for gold is made greater as more gold is acquired.
~By Aurelius Clemens Prudentius ~


Just look at the Old Testament. They didn't go out with the army first. They sent the musicians out.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


If you kiss on the first date and it's not right, then there will be no second date. Sometimes it's better to hold out and not kiss for a long time. I am a strong believer in kissing being very intimate, and the minute you kiss, the floodgates open for everything else.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


That's the premise of the Saudi Arabians. He's holding the president's hand with one. In the other hand, he's got his hand in the pocket of American consumers.
~By Ed Markey ~


It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


You've got your hands full if you have three children under 2 years old.
~By Jackie Collins ~


I'm currently raising a 15 year old son and an 18 year old daughter, which a guess is my punishment for a wild youth!
~By Gil Gerard ~


People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


I think that open tunings are a trap really because it's really hard not to sound like an open tuning when your using one and that gets old as well as what you learn in one open tuning is going to stay there.
~By Leo Kottke ~


But in the end, in the end one is alone. We are all of us alone. I mean I'm told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society... but in the end one knows one is alone, that one lives at the heart of a solitude.
~By Harold Bloom ~


Sure I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself someday.
~By Lillian Gordy Carter ~


Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
~By Will Rogers ~


I grew up to the sound of live music in our Brooklyn household.
~By Tony Visconti ~


Really the only thing holding a lot of records together is the personality of the singer, and the will to write all of these different things.
~By Elvis Costello ~


There's an old saying, this too shall pass, and change is good.
~By Joe Lando ~


It had always been a British preoccupation to hold this mile record.
~By Roger Bannister ~


I think it's better when you're natural, when you just do whatever you want, instead of doing classes where I see all these other people holding back because they've been trained with certain skills or techniques. I'm like, whatever.
~By Gisele Bundchen ~


They're saying Arnold will get 95% of the vote. At least according to his brother, Jeb Schwarzenegger.
~By Craig Kilborn ~


For us, holding on to religious rules, and following them, and refraining from what's forbidden, and being diligent with our duties, what do we call that? That's what we call freedom.
~By Muqtada al Sadr ~


People have told me about organized crime in the fashion industry, but I can't talk about that. I'm looking to stay alive.
~By Calvin Klein ~


People are like, 'Well, she doesn't know the Sex Pistols.' Why would I know that stuff? Look how young I am. That stuff's old, right?
~By Avril Lavigne ~


The old boy network is still very strong and very true. Just look at the stock exchange and how many men and women are there. It is still very much run by men.
~By Billie Jean King ~


The best part is still ahead of me - I haven't experienced my 'good old days' yet.
~By Luther Vandross ~


The first poem I ever wrote, about loss, when I was 5 years old, expressed the themes of everything I would ever write.
~By Marguerite Young ~


The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Parrots make great pets. They have more personality than goldfish.
~By Chevy Chase ~


It's weird, I never wish anything bad upon anybody, except two or three old girlfriends.
~By Carrot Top ~


You know, of course, the specimens are not alive. We have to fix them in a fixing liquid formaldehyde and then we have to do a rinsing and then we have to coat them in a thin layer of gold.
~By Lennart Nilsson ~


I was told to challenge every spiritual teacher, every world leader to utter the one sentence that no religion, no political party, and no nation on the face of the earth will dare utter: 'Ours is not a better way, ours is merely another way.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


A lot of people don't want to make their own decisions. They're too scared. It's much easier to be told what to do.
~By Marilyn Manson ~


We're in the money, the skies are sunny; old man depression, you are through, you done us wrong!
~By Al Dubin ~


The spectacle of a great, solvent government paying a fictitious price for gold it did not want and did not need and doing it on purpose to debase the value of its own paper currency was one to astonish the world.
~By Garet Garrett ~


He or she must be successful in economic terms, but always within an ethical framework. Whether his or her constituency is a corporation and its shareholders or the customers in a small and privately held business, his or her first responsibility is to serve that constituency.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~

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