The best Quotations


Any 20 year-old who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain.
- Winston Churchill

Sir walter, with his 61 years of life, although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40, had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career than most of his brethren.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

You will, i am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

We are living in the excesses of freedom. just take a look at 42nd street an broadway.
- William J. Durant

I do not know with what weapons world war 3 will be fought, but world war 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein

Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
- William Feather

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
- George Herbert

Most commonly revolt is born of material circumstances; but insurrection is always a moral phenomenon. revolt is masaniello, who led the neapolitan insurgents in 1647; but insurrection is spartacus. insurrection is a thing of the spirit, revolt is a thing of the stomach.
- Victor Hugo

Every person is responsible for his own looks after 40.
- Abraham Lincoln

Let me tell you something that we israelis have against moses. he took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the middle east that has no oil!
- Golda Meir

When you say you'll meet someone at 11:00 am, be there at 10:45. when you promise a check on the 30th, send it on the 28th. whatever you agree to do, do it a bit more. start with your employees, then extend it to everyone you deal with. news will soon get around that you are a person of your word.
- Charles Prestwich Scott

I'm 65 and i guess that puts me in with the geriatrics. but if there were fifteen months in every year, i'd only be 48. that's the trouble with us. we number everything. take women, for example. i think they deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of 28 and 40.
- James Thurber

Do not undervalue the headache. while it is at its sharpest it seems a bad investment; but when relief begins, the unexpired remainder is worth $4 a minute.
- Mark Twain

The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little.
- Mark Twain

At 46 one must be a miser; only have time for essentials.
- Virginia Woolf


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Quotation The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything. - writer
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