Quotes by twenty-four
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American poet 1874-1963
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
American journalist 1875-1950
''Home'' is any four walls that enclose the right person.
American Boxer 1942-
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
American industrialist 1863-1947
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
I'm a simple man. All I want is enough sleep for two normal men, enough whiskey for three, and enough women for four.
American economist 1912-
Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet.
American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
English writer 1812-1870
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.
American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
The full bibliography of pamphlets relating to the Anglo-American struggle published in the colonies through the year 1776 contains not a dozen or so items but over four hundred;Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution FOREWORD, p. v
American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
''Now'' is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
John le Carré
British author 1931-
A committee is an animal with four back legs.
French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
A metaphysician is one who, when you remark that twice two makes four, demands to know what you mean by twice, what by two, what by makes, and what by four. For asking such questions metaphysicians are supported in oriental luxury in the universities, and respected as educated and intelligent men.