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Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television.
The years teach much which the days never know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
What is a Web year now, about three months? And when people can browse around, discover new things, and download them fast, when we all have agents - then Web years could slip by before human beings can notice.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
In 20 or 30 years, you'll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city, or even the whole world.
I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
I'm going to be a vice president very much like George Bush was. He proved to be a very effective vice president, perhaps the most effective we've had in a couple of hundred years.
I did not feel 'evil' when I wrote advertisements for Puerto Rico. They helped attract industry and tourists to a country which had been living on the edge of starvation for 400 years.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.
To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
Richard P. Feynman
It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
After a certain number of years, our faces become our biographies.
Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament.
I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.
A good catchword can obscure analysis for fifty years.
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
A. P. Herbert
It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.
Sydney J. Harris
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