Quotes of Period

“ Its going to be a squeeze, but we have got to put our men and women in uniform ahead of everything else. We've got to be treating our reservists fairly before we move on to other procurements. ”

- Mark Dayton

“ At the beginning of the 1960s, here in the United States, LSD became a drug of abuse. In a short time, this wave of popular use swept the country and it became drug number one. It was then used incautiously and people were not prepared and informed about its deep effects… ”

- Albert Hofmann

“ If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ At the end of the day, you either want or you don't want to know about it. It's a mercy thing - you have to give back. However you do it, you have to give something back. You have to. ”

- Thierry Henry

“ Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak. ”

- Jay Leno

“ At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ There are two days in the week on which I never worry. One is yesterday and the other is tomorrow. ”

- Robert Jones Burdette

“ I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ O, what a world of vile ill-favored faults, looks handsome in three hundred pounds a year! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. ”

- Bernard Baruch

“ I think this has been an amazing year for American cinema. ”

- Ang Lee

“ To me, every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ For many years I was a self-appointed inspector of snowstorms and rainstorms and did my duty faithfully, though I never received payment for it. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is ''What does a woman want?''. ”

- Sigmund Freud

“ Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on; 'twas not given for thee alone, Pass it on; Let it travel down the years, Let it wipe another's tears, Till in Heaven the deed appears, Pass it on. ”

- Henry Burton

“ And the night shall be filled with music, and the cares, that infest the day, shall fold their tents, like the Arabs, and as silently steal away. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ 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. ”

- Samuel Ullman

“ Michael Thomas's goal for Arsenal against Liverpool , or Liverpool's Champions' League win this year, are much more dramatic than anything you could ever write. ”

- Stan Hey

“ In the last few years everything I'd done up to sixty or so has seemed very childish. ”

- T. S. Eliot

“ Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but that mark of a fake messiah. ”

- Richard Bach

“ The time to enjoy a European tour is about three weeks after you unpack. ”

- George Ade

“ Vanitas vanitatum" has rung in the earsOf gentle and simple for thousands of years;The wail still is heard, yet its notes never scareEither simple or gentle from Vanity Fair. ”

- Frederick Locker Lampson

“ 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

“ This is the first time a Kurd has been freely elected to be the president of an Arab country. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week. ”

- George S. Patton

“ My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met. ”

- Rodney Dangerfield

“ To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive. ”

- Jane Austen

“ At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived. ”

- Winston Churchill
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9