Quotes on Twenties

Fifteen cents of every twenty-cent stamp goes for storage. Louis Rukeyser

The Twenties have this sort of attitude where you never know whats around the corner. Laura Carmichael

We're in our twenties and we don't know anything and it's awesome. Taylor Swift

Only another twenty thousand or so days of this to go. Alexander Gordon Smith

Make a list of twenty-five things you want to experience before you die. Carry it in your wallet or purse and refer to it often. H Jackson Brown Jr

Oh, seriously-how could you be miserable with twenty thingamabobs AND a snarfblat?! John Bytheway

Were they beautiful? We were all beautiful. We were in our twenties. Steve Martin

Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty. Roger Ascham

I like being 30. I wouldn't want to do the twenties again. They are their own entity. Jonathan Rhys Meyers

I lived my twenties in a very public manner and if anyone's twenties are documented it's not always going to be pretty. Sienna Miller

When I was in my twenties, I thought I was bulletproof. Moby

I think that love isn't what you think it is when you're in your twenties or even thirties. Paul Theroux

I was just dying to get out of my twenties. Juliana Hatfield

I look back at my twenties and see that I was much less confident. Katherine Heigl

I started going gray in my early twenties. Matt Leblanc

At twenty, men love woman; at thirty, a woman; and at forty, women. Myrtle Reed

When I was in my twenties, it felt like I was riding wild horses, and I was hoping I didnt go over a cliff. Chaka Khan

I write every day for two hours. But it's what I do for the other twenty-two hours that allows me to write. Don Murray

I've been drunk only once in my life. But that lasted for twenty-three years. W C Fields

Alekhine developed as a player much more slowly than most. In his twenties, he was an atrocious chessplayer, and didn't mature until he was well into his thirties. Bobby Fischer

Your liberators tell you that that your suppressors are Wilhelm, Nikolaus, Pope Gregory the Twenty Eighth, Morgan, Krupp or Ford. And your liberators are called Mussolini, Napoleon, Hitler and Stalin. I tell you: Only you yourself can be your liberator! Wilhelm Reich

After twenty years you can begin to be sure of what camera will do. Brassai

For a while in the twenties and thirties, art was talked about as a substitute for religion; now B movies are a substitute for religion. Pauline Kael

Gold were as good as twenty orators. William Shakespeare

Before you are five and twenty you must establish a character that will serve you all your life. Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood

Twenty Percent of Zero is Better than Nothing. Walt Kelly

Us Asians look like we're twenty until we're fifty. Once we're fifty, we look like Yoda. Dat Phan

We spend our life until we"re twenty deciding what parts of ourself to put into the bag, and we spend the rest of our lives trying to get them out again. Robert Bly

You can't be twenty-four hours of just Bush-bashing. Stephanie Miller

No one can be Gilda twenty-four hours a day. Rita Hayworth

Towering is the confidence of twenty-one. Samuel Johnson

I don't know how old I am because a goat ate the Bible that had my birth certificate in it. The goat lived to be twenty-seven. Satchel Paige

Yajna is duty to be performed, or service to be rendered, all twenty-four hours of the day. Mahatma Gandhi

I'm just as normal as anybody else. I'm just probably in the same place as many people in their mid to late twenties are. Tristan Prettyman

We women are doing pretty well. We're almost back to where we were in the twenties. (1976 Margaret Mead

I killed Freddie the vamp like twenty times, but he wouldn't die. -Natalya Shonski Christine Feehan

I think I have between twenty and thirty commercials playing at present. Thayer David

Nothing is thought rare Which is not new and follow'd, yet we know That what was worne some twenty yeare agoe, Comes into grace againe. Dario Fo

In my twenties, I was a huge, insane risk-taker. James Ransone

So it's probably eighty percent luck and twenty percent skill. Chris Ledoux

I've spent the better part of the last twenty-five years doing a lot of traveling. Joe Mantegna

I'm not wild about those twenty-four hour marinades Julia Child

Hindsight is always twenty-twenty. Billy Wilder

At twenty every one is republican. Alphonse De Lamartine

Twenty is a wonderful age for things to be sparked. Oveta Culp Hobby

Goalkeepers aren't born today until they're in their late twenties or thirties. Kevin Keegan

Novelists don't age as quickly as philosophers, who often face professional senility in their late twenties. Martin Amis

I looked back on the roaring Twenties, with its jazz, 'Great Gatsby' and the pre-Code films as a party I had somehow managed to miss. Hugh Hefner

There are always decades that interest people. For me, that's the Roaring Twenties. Ian Somerhalder

There is not one wise man in twenty that will praise himself. William Shakespeare

I wish I knew as much about anything today as I knew about everything when I was twenty. Bill Ayers

Give me twenty-six soldiers of lead and I will conquer the world. Johannes Gutenberg

When I breathe down my nose to say how do you do to a horse, it can hear that breath at anything up to twenty yards, for horses have the most acute sense of hearing. Barbara Woodhouse

Being twenty years old, I naturally had a wild imagination and a tender heart. Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont

... Nine-year-old boys usually turn ten at some point. It's the nineteen-year-olds who have difficulty turning twenty. John Boyne

within that ageing outer shell we remain very much the same as we did in our late teens and early twenties. M.M. Kaye

sexual predators were like cockroaches. For every one you saw, there were twenty more hiding behind the walls. Karin Slaughter

If all men labored hard every hour of the twenty-four, they could not do all the work of the world. Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch

I definitely divide my life into decades. Almost every ten years, something in my work life has changed. My twenties were my journalistic phase, then there was my screenwriting phase, then I became a director, then I started doing some plays... Nora Ephron

Time is weird in your twenties. It's intense, and you feel like it's running out. But you'll get to thirty and see you are still here on the planet. Parker Posey

I'm really glad that I spent my twenties messing around and having disaster after disaster - with people who were doing likewise - because it's really my greatest treasure now. Chuck Palahniuk

The past is good (as we all know), twenty, thirty years back everything was good, anyone can tell you that. Nina Berberova

Wood may remain twenty years in the water, but it is still not a fish. Jane Yolen

It's easy, of course, for two teams to collude, but somewhat more difficult for twenty-eight Howard Raiffa

The worst of law is, that one suit breedes twenty. [The worst of law is that one suit breeds twenty.] George Herbert

Age brings about everything; but it is not the time, Madam, as we know, to be a prude at twenty. Moliere

There are writers who can express in as little as twenty pages what I occasionally need as many as two for. Karl Kraus

For twenty years I read a book a day, from the time I was seven until I was twenty-seven. Robert Motherwell

I have never admitted that I am more than twenty-nine, or thirty at the most. Twenty-nine when there are pink shades, thirty when there are not. Oscar Wilde

Napoleon has humbugged me, by God; he has gained twenty-four hours' march on me. Duke Of Wellington

A man nearly sixty is just as ready to suppose himself fascinating as a man of twenty. Amelia Barr

He's (Jack McKeon) been around baseball for twenty-plus years. He knows what it takes to be a manager. I hope he gets the chance. Ken Griffey, Jr.

There is no man more complete than the one who travelled a lot, who changed the shape of his thoughts and his life twenty times. Alphonse De Lamartine

I survived a number of garage bands during my teens and early twenties, both as drummer and guitarist. It's nigh impossible for me to listen to music without parsing it. F. Paul Wilson

Sometimes words come easily and sometimes they don't. Most songs take me twenty minutes to write. Jillian Hervey

I'd rather see twenty thousand smiling faces than twenty thousand crying people. Ozzy Osbourne

I don't think anybody should regret the choices they made in their twenties. Sarah Jessica Parker

I have over five thousand costumes and props and cars, and I have a twenty-five thousand square foot warehouse full of memorabilia. Debbie Reynolds

I couldn't bear to think about the proper future, so I just tried to make things better for the next twenty minutes or so, over and over again. Nick Hornby

Marriage is grand. Divorce is about twenty grand. Jay Leno



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