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  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    ''Home'' is any four walls that enclose the right person.
  • 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.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    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
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    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.
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton Friedman
    American economist 1912-
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    Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet.
  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
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    The most prolific period of pessimism comes at twenty-one or thereabouts, when the first attempt is made to translate dreams into reality.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    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.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
    Bernard Bailyn
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    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
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara Sher
    American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
    Barbara Sher
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    ''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
    John le Carré
    British author 1931-
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    A committee is an animal with four back legs.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    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
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    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.
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