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  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad Ali
    American Boxer 1942-
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    A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
  • Knute Rockne
    Knute Rockne
    Norwegian-American football player and coach 1888-1931
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    One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than fifty preaching it.
  • William E. Vaughan
    William E. Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
    William E. Vaughan
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    A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
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    As the twentieth century ends, commerce and culture are coming closer together. The distinction between life and art has been eroded by fifty years of enhanced communications, ever-improving reproduction technologies and increasing wealth.
  • Camille Pissarro
    Camille Pissarro
    Danish-French Impressionist painter 1830-1903
    Camille Pissarro
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    At fifty, that is in 1880, I formulated the idea of unity, without being able to render it. At sixty, I am beginning to see the possibility of rendering it.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
    Alanis Morissette
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    At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.
  • Baltasar Gracián
    Baltasar Gracián
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all.
  • Candice Bergen
    Candice Bergen
    American actress 1946-
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    But when I disappeared, it sort of pissed me off, that guys get to go on being sexual until they're seventy or eighty, and we disappear at forty-five or fifty.
  • Marie Dressler
    Marie Dressler
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    By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.
  • Bret Easton Ellis
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director 1964-
    Bret Easton Ellis
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    Completely committed to adapting 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. This is not a joke. Christian Grey and Ana: potentially great cinematic characters.
  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
    Heywood Broun
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    Except that right side up is best, there is not much to learn about holding a baby. There are one hundred and fifty-two distinctly different ways -and all are right! At least all will do.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
    Gore Vidal
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    Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
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    Fifty years after half a million gypsies were exterminated in the Second World War - thousands of them in Auschwitz - we're again preparing the mass killing of this minority.
  • Brad Holland
    Brad Holland
    American basketball player 1956-
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    Fifty years ago, it was the dream of every bohemian artist to be seen getting out of a limousine wearing blue jeans and sneakers. Today, it's the dream of probably half the people in the country.
  • Brooks Robinson
    Brooks Robinson
    American professional baseball player 1937-
    Brooks Robinson
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    Fifty years from now I'll be just three inches of type in a record book.
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