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Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
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?''
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.
Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
American statesman 1809-1865
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
20 years on I'm not that interested in charity. I'm interested in justice. There's a difference. Africa needs justice as much as it needs charity.
Equality for Africa is a big idea. It's a big expensive idea.Source: PENN Address (2004)
American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and director 1956-
25, 30 years ago, that meant something, they were making some money. And they were doing all sorts of comedy, screaming at the audience, basically crowd control. And then there was the whole urban comedy scene.
British poet, writer 1847-1922
A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far.
French fashion designer 1936-2008
A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
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 statesman 1743-1826
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
Confidence is the result of hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
Drugs have destroyed many lives, but wrongheaded governmental policies have destroyed many more. I think it's obvious that after 40 years of war on drugs, it has not worked. There should be decriminalization of drugs.
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