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18th Quotes

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I cried on my 18th birthday.
I thought 17 was such a nice age.
You're young enough to get away with things,
but you're old enough, too.
- Liv Tyler

Related topics: Birthday

I am a person of the 18th century.
- Cecilia Bartoli

I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday.
It gave me the spark I needed.
- Gene Tierney

The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th
century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves.
- M. H. Abrams

 

Then when I reached college I realized that many people
had thought about the problem during the 18th and 19th
centuries and so I studied those methods.
- Andrew Wiles

Morally, the world is both better and worse than it was.
We are worse off than in the middle ages,
or the 17th and 18th centuries, in that we have the atomic menace.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Hamilton had one of those extraordinary 18th-century
minds that touched on virtually every major topic of the day.
- Ron Chernow

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The blues are like the fugue in 18th century.
It's probably the music that belongs most to our time.
- Michael Tippett

When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed
in an 18th century garden,
it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past,
thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
- Robert Smithson

I have worked closely with many of our county commissioners,
mayors, local transportation officials,
and others to determine project needs in the 18th District,
and they deserve a great deal of thanks for today's
victory on the House floor.
- Bob Ney

To my three sons, Peter, Scott, and Alexander who pulled
me from the 18th Century and back into the present
on a regular basis and therefore made me a better person,
thank you.
And to my wife, who sits at the table there.
Who is right about almost everything.
- Joseph J. Ellis

The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th
century was a poor thing.
Nobody bothered about it.
Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs
that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
- John Keegan

I was always fascinated, even as a child,
by antiques and ancient times.
I always felt I should have been born in the 17th or 18th century.
They really had a big stone castle with authentic furniture.
- Margaret O'Brien

After two years of hard work and debate,
Congress has passed a highway bill that will help fuel
our economy by creating roughly 500,000 new jobs,
as well as address many critical transportation needs
in Ohio and the 18th Congressional District.
- Bob Ney

Instead of having to be a member of the Royal Society to do science,
the way you had to be in England in the 17th,
18th, centuries today pretty much anybody who wants to do it can,
and the information that they need to do it is there.
- Seth Lloyd

In the forty years of the people's republic,
some of the worst historical traits were preserved in our people.
These included even the common characteristics developed
in the economic reality of the time of partitions in
the 17th and 18th centuries.
- Andrzej Wajda

I would still love to do more Handel.
I think Handel was a fantastic composer.
I did lots of Vivaldi, but it's also important to do the music of Handel,
one of the greatest composers of the 18th century.
- Cecilia Bartoli

Also, an area that interests me - and it will probably
take years to state what I mean -
is the period of the rise of democracy,
with Tom Paine, which is around the turn of the 18th century into the 19th.
- Fiona Shaw

You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time.
You know, all time is uncertain.
I mean, it was uncertain back in - in 2007,
we just didn't know it was uncertain.
It was - uncertain on September 10th,
2001.
It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987,
you just didn't know it.
- Warren Buffett

The writer I feel the most affinity with -
you said you felt my books are 19th century novels,
I think they're 18th century novels -
is Fielding,
Henry Fielding, he's the guy who does it for me.
- Jonathan Coe

One layer was certainly 17th century.
The 18th century in him is obvious.
There was the 19th century, and a large slice,
of course, of the 20th century; and another,
curious layer which may possibly have been the 21st.
- Clement Attlee

How do we get democracy at the international level? That's our problem.
and it's essentially the same problem people faced
in the 18th Century when they tried to get democracy nationally.
Now we need it internationally.
- Susan George

Lives in previous centuries for women are largely a matter of class.
It would have been fun to have been a rich,
privileged woman in the 18th century,
but no fun at all to be her maid.
- Antonia Fraser

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

I cried when I heard Johnny Carson died.
- Victoria Jackson

In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud:
Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody,
but unbowed.
- William Ernest Henley

Criticism, even when you try to ignore it,
can hurt.
I have cried over many articles written about me,
but I move on and I don't hold on to that .
- Diana Ross

If I fell down and hurt myself, I never cried.
There was no one to hear me.
- Louise Fletcher

I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy.
I just wanted to perform.
I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day.
- Keira Knightley

I cried all the way to the bank.
- Liberace

If you haven't cried, your eyes can't be beautiful.
- Sophia Loren

When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular
feeling about the family,
they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism
of family values for their own purposes.
- Christopher Lasch

I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness.
I cried when it was time to go back to school long
after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.
- Jacques Derrida

If we steal thoughts from the moderns,
it will be cried down as plagiarism;
if from the ancients,
it will be cried up as erudition.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it,
but the sadness just sleeps, and it stays in my spine the rest of my life.
- Conor Oberst

I made mistakes in drama.
I thought drama was when actors cried.
But drama is when the audience cries.
- Frank Capra

On planes I always cry.
Something about altitude, the lack of oxygen and the bad movies.
I cried over a St.
Bernard movie once on a plane.
That was really embarrassing.
- Michael Stipe

When I lost my decathlon world record I took it like a man.
I only cried for ten hours.
- Daley Thompson

The tears I have cried over Germany have dried.
I have washed my face.
- Marlene Dietrich

I watched Titanic when I got back home from the hospital,
and cried.
I knew that my IQ had been damaged.
- Stephen King

Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried
dictatorship against me would have been the first to
justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

As a young child, I was never a crier.
I never cried to get my way, or even when I was in pain.
- Dan O'Brien

Inside that book, it's my life-all the places where
I'm hurting or I laughed or I cried or I prayed.
And I've had to pray a lot!
- June Carter Cash

The apostles were moved, not so much by an intellectual apprehension,
as by a spiritual illumination.
They met men, and the need of those men whom they met cried aloud to them.
- Roland Allen

Christmas carols always brought tears to my eyes.
I also cry at weddings.
I should have cried at a couple of my own.
- Ethel Merman

When I found out I got this job, I cried,
of course - I'm a girly-girl - and then I called my dad,
and he cried, too.
On so many levels, this is a thrill for me.
- Lisa Guerrero

When Alexander of Macedon was 33, he cried salt tears
because there were no more worlds to conquer.
Eric Bristow is only 27.
- Sid Waddell

When you were born, you cried and everybody else was happy.
The only question that matters is this -
when you die,
will you be happy when everybody else is crying?
- Tony Campolo

I took Bobby Kennedy through the delta and he cried like a baby.
- Charles Evers

His eyes so dim, so wasted each limb,
that, heedless of grammar, they all cried,
that's him!
- Richard Harris Barham

All of a sudden to get all of this attention,
and to be away from home and working all the time was hard.
I was on planes all the time.
I didn't see my friends.
I cried a lot.
It was quite terrifying.
- Kate Moss

Federal prison, if you get any of it,
you're going to have to do 85% of it.
And the reason why I called it that is because I had
a friend who got sent to the federal joint and his whole...
it wasn't about him being in jail.
He cried about the 85%.
- Mike Epps

I lost that excitement I had when I first started out.
It was all about the need to just get a job,
and so I found the joy again when I was writing Deuce Bigelow.
I was laughing so hard and along with my writing partner at the time,
simply laughing until we cried.
- Rob Schneider

I saw how, when my brother smoked reefer,
it made my mother cry.
He was 16 at the time.
And I saw that she broke down and cried.
I never wanted to hurt my mother, so I kept away from drugs.
- Ving Rhames

Yes, and I had pimples so badly it used to make me so shy.
I used not to look at myself.
I'd hide my face in the dark, I wouldn't want to look
in the mirror and my father teased me and I just hated it and I cried everyday.
- Michael Jackson

Our publicist at Warner Brothers is a young guy who
has worked so hard for seven years with us and when
we saw him backstage he broke down and cried.
He couldn't believe it happened.
It was seeing him so overcome when we realised how much it really meant.
- Wayne Coyne

True love doesn't happen right away;
it's an ever-growing process.
It develops after you've gone through many ups and downs,
when you've suffered together, cried together,
laughed together.
- Ricardo Montalban

George Foreman.
A miracle.
A mystery to myself.
Who am I? The mirror says back.
The George you was always meant to be.
Wasn't always like that.
Used to look in the mirror and cried a river.
- George Foreman

I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out
to the Lord for grace and mercy,
and they have covered me completely.
I have found the sweetest consolation since I made
it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.
- Christopher Columbus

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward


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