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In the first years after the systemic transition, our screens showed American entertainment that had not been available before, or had been available only sporadically.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


I don't know whether you have done your calculations but, about two or three years back, I did a first assessment of what the first successful device would be worth and it came out at about 300 trillion dollars.
~By Martin Fleischmann ~


Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry are two of the hottest girls in the world - and so normal and funny with it. If I was a few years older they are the kind of girls I'd like to date. I want a younger version of Cheryl and Katy - a mixture of the two would be hot.
~By Justin Bieber ~


I knew Anais Nin, who called me after I had been away for a few years. She was seeking help because at that time no one would give her a decent review. She was made fun of.
~By Marguerite Young ~


I want to say this about my state. When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it. And if the rest of the country had followed our lead, we wouldn't have had all these problems over all these years either.
~By Trent Lott ~


The average life spans of many bands are not that long, up to five years if they are lucky.
~By Mike McCready ~


Right now the thing that I have learned the most is to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point where I am being paid to make films, after eight years.
~By Jim McKay ~


Mel Blanc has been gone for 30 years, even though he's still around.
~By John Kricfalusi ~


One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


The reality is that during the Reagan years, for instance, we doubled the amount of revenue that we were sending to Washington, D.C. after the tax cuts took effect.
~By Mike Pence ~


I never had one beer. If I bought a six-pack of beer, I kept drinking till all six beers were gone. You have to have that kind of understanding about yourself. I haven't had a drink now in 12 years.
~By Samuel L. Jackson ~


I made up my mind several years ago that I had worked very hard to get to where I am in life and that I was only going to do things that are fun and exciting.
~By Andy Williams ~


I've lived in Los Angeles for at least 24 years.
~By Jack Herer ~


I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy.
~By Jennifer Jason Leigh ~


When you're eight years old nothing is your business.
~By Lenny Bruce ~


Unfortunately, I ended up kind of getting sadly duped, in a way. I haven't had an agent in 10 years, and now I'm doing some of the most interesting films I've ever had an opportunity to play in.
~By Daryl Hannah ~


I graduated from high school in '62 and I didn't know any people who were gay. I'm sure there were people, but I didn't know any. For years and years, I guess, I was very uptight about being a gay actor. I thought it would make me less hirable.
~By John Glover ~


I think it is necessary to sit down and work for years and years to get it right. I think that's the main thing, that's what the emphasis has got to be on: individual work.
~By Larry Brown ~


Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
~By Augustine Birrell ~


Although lynchings have steadily increased in number and barbarity during the last twenty years, there has been no single effort put forth by the many moral and philanthropic forces of the country to put a stop to this wholesale slaughter.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


I was born in Somerville, but I don't remember very much about it because we moved from there to Arlington when I was five years old, and it was in Arlington that I spent most of my childhood.
~By Alan Hovhaness ~


My Cleveland years were both scientifically and personally most rewarding. My wife Judy was able to rejoin me in our research and my research group grew rapidly.
~By George Andrew Olah ~


I don't know many people, if any, who have had some straight line toward success. I mean, they start here, they work hard, they've got what it takes, and they just go straight to the top over some number of years. Most people get a little failure.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


I would have started the National Actors Theatre 30 years earlier.
~By Tony Randall ~


After 9/11 and the impending actors' strike of a few years ago, roles dried up for everyone.
~By Alfre Woodard ~


Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was an extremely controversial one.
~By Robert Brady ~


This is the way I look at sex scenes: I have basically been doing them for a living for years. Trying to seduce an audience is the basis of rock 'n roll, and if I may say so, I'm pretty good at it.
~By Jon Bon Jovi ~


There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago.
~By Boutros Boutros Ghali ~


But you take a four-year state college, with a broader range of admission, and what happens during those four years may be an even greater value-added educational experience. I don't know.
~By Roy Romer ~


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 a paradise in a few years.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I always say that I've been in a bad mood for maybe 35 years now. I try to lighten it up, but that's what comes out when you get me on camera.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


I worked for half a cent a word. I'm not a fast writer to begin with, so for the first few years I had do other things.
~By Jack Vance ~


My sense is that, when you look at what people such as former Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have said over the years, you don't go with a story unless you have two independent sources to confirm it.
~By Ron Wyden ~


It's hard for young players to see the big picture. They just see three or four years down the road.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


The fact that life evolved out of nearly nothing, some 10 billion years after the universe evolved out of literally nothing, is a fact so staggering that I would be mad to attempt words to do it justice.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


Occasionally a student writer comes up with something really beautiful and moving, and you won't know for years if it was an accident or the first burst of something wonderful.
~By Howard Nemerov ~


Geological change usually takes thousands of years to happen but we are seeing the climate changing not just in our lifetimes but also year by year.
~By James Lovelock ~


The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
~By Deepak Chopra ~


I continued to study Math and Physics on my own, but one and a half years later I realized that I did want to be a composer, and after that I never changed my mind.
~By Gyorgy Legeti ~


So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years.
~By Aaron Neville ~


I will always be the way I was a couple years ago before anything happened. And that's to my parents' credit, my amazing parents who have been around me my whole life and raised me right. I'm very happy with what has happened so far.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~


A lot of the things that we've been able to do in the last several years were Democratic ideas, including the structure for this new director of national intelligence.
~By Jane Harman ~


You might think that after thousands of years of coming up too soon and getting frozen, the crocus family would have had a little sense knocked into it.
~By Robert Benchley ~


It took me about 12 years to reach my million-word mark. The challenge now is to continue to challenge myself.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


I was a member of the Politburo for seven years, a foreign minister.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


I did that for 40 years or more. I never had any writer's block. I got up in the morning, sat down at the typewriter - now, computer - lit up a cigarette.
~By Frederik Pohl ~


Going to college helped me, because I had four years in the conservatory program, which is close as you can get to a professional environment. It's like all day.
~By Ryan Sypek ~


For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.
~By Lord Byron ~


If you look at the data, the inner city that was the riot zone lost 55,000 jobs in the ten years from 1992 to 2002, instead of gaining a surplus of 50,000.
~By Tom Hayden ~


The thing that they were more freaked out was that I had done a spread for Playboy years before, and as Playboy always does, they exploit the exploitation and re-release different pictures.
~By Nina Blackwood ~


I talked about adopting a baby when I was 20 years old, before it became 'hip.'
~By Tyra Banks ~


It sometimes happens that a woman is handsomer at twenty-nine than she was ten years before.
~By Jane Austen ~


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


I studied at the Budapest Academy of Theatrical Arts for four years and emerged with a degree.
~By Bela Lugosi ~


The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed. Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago, government had no claim to our income. Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
~By Alan Keyes ~


A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed, we could have shamelessly broken the promises given to the peoples in those years of ordeal?
~By Rene Cassin ~


People always ask me if I'm going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come.
~By Tyra Banks ~


For over 20 years, the federal and provincial governments have made enormous efforts employing a variety of approaches in an attempt to stimulate Montreal's economy.
~By Kim Campbell ~


I write a book over a period of months or years, and when I'm done with it, usually another year goes by before I see it in print. It's hard to be patient and wait.
~By Margaret Haddix ~


Like father, like son, four years and this president is done.
~By Dick Gephardt ~


The American flag, Old Glory, standing tall and flying free over American soil for 228 years is the symbol of our beloved country. It is recognized from near and afar, and many lives have been lost defending it.
~By Jeff Miller ~


This administration is going to be cussed and discussed for years to come.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


But, you know, we spent two years putting our act together.
~By Freddie Mercury ~


Threescore years and ten is enough; if a man can't suffer all the misery he wants in that time, he must be numb.
~By Josh Billings ~


What some of us believe is that it is possible that if chemicals are related to Gulf War illness that some of the more severe symptoms may not erupt until 10 or 20 years down the line.
~By Bernard Sanders ~


You have a specific, defined audience-at MTV, they assume the audience to the news is 15 to 30 years old and they do a lot of research about the things they're interested in.
~By Tabitha Soren ~


Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots blocked. You've got to go in and take chances.
~By John Havlicek ~


The employment laws are completely unrealistic. You cannot overcome that in only 10 years. It will take at least another generation before young people are properly qualified.
~By Helen Suzman ~


What I tell these young people is, the world is not as dangerous as the older generation would like you to believe. Anyone I know who has ever taken a risk and lost a job has ended up getting a better one two years later.
~By Jonathan Kozol ~


We were surprised that the television series had the kind of longevity that it had after only four years of filming it and the reception in 6 countries around the world was quite extraordinary.
~By Paul M. Glaser ~


I think it was 37 years that I did music.
~By Barbara Mandrell ~


I'm totally down with insurrection in the street. I've had a great time with that over the years. Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation.
~By Jello Biafra ~


For at least another hundred years we must pretend to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair; for foul is useful and fair is not. Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


In twenty years I've never had a day when I didn't have to think about someone else's needs. And this means the writing has to be fitted around it.
~By Alice Munro ~


I basically started playing violin at the age of six. That lasted about three years because my previous teacher died and the second teacher didn't really know how to successfully get me going.
~By Miroslav Vitous ~


I think it is very difficult today to have a reasoned public discourse on any controversial subject. Certainly, election years present a complicating factor.
~By John Poindexter ~


We've been doing this for 10 years and it's been a hobby for a lot longer than it's been a job.
~By John Campbell ~


Drugs were pretty easy to quit taking. I was never addicted to anything to begin with. But then, liquor - I had to wait about another six years before I finally got around to quitting that. I'm sure glad I did.
~By Alex Chilton ~


It is strange, but nobody is shocked when pop singers make a fortune in the space of two years.
~By Placido Domingo ~


But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country.
~By Amos Oz ~


I also liked Daniel Craig. He's not like any other Bond. So we'll see. In 10 years I might be cursed for doing it, but I'm very grateful for what it has done for me.
~By Eva Green ~


Arnold and Jamie Lee must have worked over the years with directors that did 50 takes, because I'd get like three takes or so and say, Ok, that's it, we're done.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.
~By David Horowitz ~


For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell, as regards its basic physiological mechanisms, has remained one and the same. It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor.
~By Albert Claude ~


Of history, how little do we know by personal contact; we have lived a few years, seen a few men, witnessed some important events; but what are these in the whole sum of the world's past.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers in the world are in Federal Government.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


You know it's only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton, but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.
~By Don Shula ~


After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood, I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist.
~By Edgar Bergen ~


I went to college in Ohio, at Ohio University, and I graduated two years ago.
~By Piper Perabo ~


I've been at Liverpool for eight years, and the time has come for us to start achieving.
~By Jamie Redknapp ~


I read over a hundred books a year and have done so since I was fifteen years old, and every book I've read has taught me something.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


It was total naivety that got me to Hollywood. I thought it was going to happen straight away. I told myself 'give it 5 years, there's no way I'll be here after that if it doesn't happen'. Cut to ten years later!
~By Naomi Watts ~


A band is sort of like a star. It reaches a peak and burns out. To have five guys working in perfect harmony longer than a couple years is difficult.
~By Adrian Smith ~


I got behind that pencil and nothing happened for many years, but since they put me in the Songwriters Hall of Fame, I've turned around. I took a good look at myself and said, I think it's time to get back at work.
~By Otis Blackwell ~


One belongs to New York instantly. One belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


Oh, yeah, I see the world differently now. Actually, when I first had the baby, I was breast-feeding him for two years straight. So we were together for two years of his life, every single day, all hours of the day. So I was two people, and I eventually morphed back into one.
~By Erykah Badu ~


When I really started liking music was when I could play some of it myself, and after a couple of years of playing folk music, I kinda rediscovered those hits that were on the radio all the time when I was a kid.
~By Jackson Browne ~


AIDS win be our first priority, but in two years' time we don't know where AIDS research will stand, so we are also thinking of activity on other diseases.
~By Luc Montagnier ~


I have in later years taken to Euclid, Whitehead, Bertrand Russell, in an elemental way.
~By Carl Sandburg ~

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