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I have been writing since I was old enough to spell. I have never considered not writing.

Tags: Enough, Writing  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Obviously, I'm at the beginning of my career, contrary to what anyone else thinks. I'm 19 years old. In any other country, everywhere else, you're a prospect. And that's what I am right now in Europe. I'm a prospect. I'm not a seasoned veteran.

Tags: Career, Country  ✍ Author: Freddy Adu

Some say that now that 50 years have passed, we would like another 50 more years to celebrate once again; that means it will be 100 years. After one hundred years, I will be 118 years old.

Tags: After, Another  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

It is always in season for old men to learn.

Tags: Education, Men  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Time as he grows old teaches all things.

Tags: Grows, Time  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

But time growing old teaches all things.

Tags: Growing, Time  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

You get old, you slow down.

Tags: Slow  ✍ Author: Ben Affleck

The first thing that I really understood politically and was old enough to get was the failed assassination attempt on Reagan.

Tags: Enough, Understood  ✍ Author: Ben Affleck

I feel old when I see mousse in my opponent's hair.

Tags: Hair, Opponent  ✍ Author: Andre Agassi

But, I would say when I was four years old and I was at the Alan King Tennis Tournament and I was hitting with all the pros that would come to town. They would get me on the court or take notice and that stayed with me.

Tags: Four, King  ✍ Author: Andre Agassi

Well, I actually tell my son that I don't have any hair because he asked me the same question that I gave it to him when he was born, so he actually still believes that. He's five years old.

Tags: Him, Son  ✍ Author: Andre Agassi

I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.

Tags: Father, Song  ✍ Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon

I do reinvent old hits of mine and sort of give them a new life.

Tags: Give, Life  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol. It's at the point now where it's old.

Tags: American, Point  ✍ Author: Clay Aiken

I always say the person who taught me how to sing indirectly because I listened to her all the time was Brandy. I fell in love with her voice when I was six years old. I always loved Brandy.

Tags: Love, Time  ✍ Author: Jhene Aiko

My doctor told me that I'm old, fat, and ugly, but none of those things is going to kill me immediately.

Tags: Fat, Ugly  ✍ Author: Roger Ailes

Buy old masters. They fetch a better price than old mistresses.

Tags: Masters, Price  ✍ Author: William Maxwell Aitken

These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.

Tags: Again, Looking  ✍ Author: Ansel Adams

Old age is just a record of one's whole life.

Tags: Age, Life  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.

Tags: Age, Whatever  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

Tags: Age, Youth  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.

Tags: Desires  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.

Tags: Real, Science  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.

Tags: Age, Great  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

Tags: Goal, Motivational  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis
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Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.

Tags: Age, Enough  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.

Tags: Daily, Peace  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.

Tags: Courage, Face  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

We should all start to live before we get too old.

Tags: Start  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.

Tags: Friends, Young  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.

Tags: Great, Known  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Don't say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.

Tags: Bring, Her  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all.

Tags: Diamonds, None  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing.

Tags: Law, Time  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.

Tags: Suspect, Young  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.

Tags: Art, Duty  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.

Tags: Laughter, Wrinkles  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!

Tags: Lord, Men  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old.

Tags: Left, Plans  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

My music, I feel, has always been experimental, but it had got to a point where I felt disconnected from it completely. I didn't want to be a Clark Kent/Superman: I couldn't really say, 'Well, B.o.B's the old me, and Bobby Ray's the new me.' I had to just make a point.

Tags: Music, Point  ✍ Author: B.o.B

What is new in the world? Nothing. What is old in the world? Nothing. Everything has always been and will always be.

 ✍ Author: Meher Baba

My vocal style is called bel canto, which is an old Italian vocal style going back hundreds of years.

Tags: Italian, Style  ✍ Author: Sebastian Bach

As the old joke goes, I have all the sins together. I am a woman, a Socialist, separated and agnostic.

Tags: Together, Woman  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.

Tags: Adversity, Blessing  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

Tags: Age, Older  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

It does get old to have to always be a monkey in a zoo. I don't know what it's like any more to be anonymous.

Tags: Monkey, Zoo  ✍ Author: Kevin Bacon

Very old fashioned to say that they will be well behaved but I think it's very important.

Tags: Behaved  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

I grew up listening to old soul.

Tags: Listening, Soul  ✍ Author: Erykah Badu

Everyone gets old - there's nothing you can do about it.

Tags: Everyone  ✍ Author: David Bailey

I was a very self-righteous 15-25 year old. Anyway, I wake up every morning and thank God I'm not a kid anymore.

Tags: God, Morning  ✍ Author: Anita Baker

People who say you're just as old as you feel are all wrong, fortunately.

Tags: Wrong  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

My kids think I'm old and over the hill.

Tags: Hill, Kids  ✍ Author: Simon Baker

The Old Testament is my favourite science fantasy reading.

Tags: Reading, Science  ✍ Author: Stephen Baker

It is bad for a young man to sin; but it is worse for an old man to sin.

Tags: Bad, Young  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

All the old great companies were run by guys who knew what an animator meant, and guys who knew how to draw. All the companies today are run by executives.

Tags: Great, Today  ✍ Author: Ralph Bakshi

Let us never forget this: since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where our frontier lies.

Tags: Forget, Lies  ✍ Author: Stanley Baldwin

Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defense of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine.

Tags: Gone, Since  ✍ Author: Stanley Baldwin

All I've ever ended up with in terms of achievements is the movie, some really stupid anecdotes, a bunch of crosswords that I didn't finish and maybe some old bicycle that I found lying around on set.

Tags: Found, Stupid  ✍ Author: Christian Bale

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.

Tags: Age, Youth  ✍ Author: Hosea Ballou

Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them.

Tags: Destiny, Woman  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

Mathematics is as old as Man.

 ✍ Author: Stefan Banach

The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.

Tags: Best, Perhaps  ✍ Author: Ann Bancroft

Up until the time I was 31 years old, in Spain, I still didn't know how I was going to pay the rent.

Tags: Time, Until  ✍ Author: Antonio Banderas

You see a woman, 22 years old, going out with a guy over 60 - and it's kind of natural. But if it happens in the opposite direction everyone says, 'What is going on there?'

Tags: Everyone, Woman  ✍ Author: Antonio Banderas

The old 7 Series, the E38, was an elegant car, an evolution of the classic BMW look. But it wasn't penetrating the luxury market as we desired. It just didn't have the presence to be noticed.

Tags: Car, Market  ✍ Author: Chris Bangle

I still have some of my old University essays, and I do still have my drawing book from primary year seven.

Tags: Book, Year  ✍ Author: Iain Banks

I talked about adopting a baby when I was 20 years old, before it became 'hip.'

Tags: Baby, Hip  ✍ Author: Tyra Banks

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

Tags: Dreams, Place  ✍ Author: John Barrymore

The head learns new things, but the heart forever practices old experiences.

Tags: Head, Heart  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.

Tags: Experience, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.

Tags: Rich, Ugly  ✍ Author: William Blake

I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee!

Tags: Happy, Joy  ✍ Author: William Blake

I was too old for a paper route, too young for Social Security and too tired for an affair.

Tags: Tired, Young  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend - and he's a priest.

Tags: Friend, Tell  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child's name and how old he or she is.

Tags: Life, Tell  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Medicines are only fit for old people.

Tags: Fit, Medicines  ✍ Author: Napoleon Bonaparte

A book has got smell. A new book smells great. An old book smells even better. An old book smells like ancient Egypt.

Tags: Book, Great  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

My personal telephone book is a book of the dead now. I'm so old. Almost all of my friends have died, and I don't have the guts to take their names out of the book.

Tags: Book, Friends  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.

Tags: Bachelor, Marriage  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.

Tags: Friends, Remember  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.

Tags: Beautiful, Light  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.

Tags: Alone, Science  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

The Ancient Mariner would not have taken so well if it had been called The Old Sailor.

Tags: Sailor, Taken  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

In old times people used to try and square the circle; now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.

Tags: Nation, Try  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

The 'good old times' - all times when old are good.

Tags: Good, Times  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

I remember at 16 years old, growing up in Queens, we were punks, but hey, when we went to the theater, we wore a shirt and tie! Similarly, I believe that to keep movie theaters in existence, they're gonna have to make 'em an event, have a couch, a table and drinks or something. Otherwise, there's no reason to get out of your bed!

Tags: Keep, Remember  ✍ Author: James Caan

Saving a letter from an old friend doesn't exist anymore. Everything is texted or emailed.

Tags: Exist, Friend  ✍ Author: James Caan

When you are 20 years old, you are immature.

Tags: Immature  ✍ Author: Melky Cabrera

Life is full and overflowing with the new. But it is necessary to empty out the old to make room for the new to enter.

Tags: Full, Life  ✍ Author: Eileen Caddy

Old San Francisco - the one so many nostalgics yearn for - had buildings that related well to each other.

Tags: Buildings, Related  ✍ Author: Herb Caen

I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.

Tags: Understand, Why  ✍ Author: John Cage

I've wanted to be a writer since I was four years old!

Tags: Since, Wanted  ✍ Author: Jonathan Cain

Save your money. You're going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think.

Tags: Age, Money  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

Obsession is a young man's game, and my only excuse is that I never grew old.

Tags: Game, Young  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.

Tags: Between, Confusion  ✍ Author: John C. Calhoun

We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both.

Tags: Between, Technology  ✍ Author: John Callahan

I cannot sing the old songs now! It is not that I deem them low, 'Tis that I can't remember how They go.

Tags: Cannot, Remember  ✍ Author: Charles Stuart Calverley

The South Downs of England reminded me a bit of my Old Virginia homeland.

Tags: Bit, England  ✍ Author: Billy Campbell

I have a wife and two boys. One is 18 and the other is 14. The 18-year old is getting ready for college next year and he made a decision to run track. He runs a lot like Michael Johnson.

Tags: Decision, Wife  ✍ Author: Earl Campbell

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

Tags: Computers, Rules  ✍ Author: Joseph Campbell