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At ten I was playing against 18-year-old guys.
At 15 I was playing professional ball with the Birmingham Black Barons,
so I really came very quickly in all sports.
- Willie Mays

This time at Birmingham turned me into a general biologist,
and ever since then I have always tried to take a biological
approach to any research project that I have undertaken.
- Paul Nurse

This kind of music was just hitting England,
so we were getting this following in clubs in Birmingham
just cause we were trying to do something different.
- Jim Capaldi

Baldwin thought Europe was a bore, and Chamberlain
thought it was only a greater Birmingham.
- Winston Churchill

 

I played with the Birmingham Black Barons.
I was making 500 at 14.
That was a lot of money in those days.
- Willie Mays

I'm in the process of brainstorming with my marketing team and all that stuff,
trying to come up with a concept for a late-night restaurant
for people in Birmingham.
- Ruben Studdard

After an extensive interview he arranged for my weaknesses
in foreign languages to be over-looked and so I started
a Biology degree at Birmingham in 1967.
- Paul Nurse

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While growing up in Birmingham around a lot of West Indian people,
reggae and calypso were big influences early on but
Otis Redding was the one person who made me wanna sing myself.
- Roland Gift

It's not like, I don't know, if Madonna has a new record out,
then everybody from Bangkok to Birmingham knows what
its called and can buy it the same week.
But our stuff is not in that mass market.
- Evan Parker

Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham.
Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women.
I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them:
that it's a subject for girls.
- Louise Brown

When I was in Birmingham I used to go to a place called Redwood Field.
I used to get there for a two o'clock game.
Where can you make this kind of money playing sports?
It was just a pleasure to go out and enjoy myself and get paid for it.
- Willie Mays

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
- Euripides

Life is ten percent what happens to you
and ninety percent how you respond to it.
- Lou Holtz

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten
percent a bad reputation.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry.
One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed.
These are fearful odds.
- Benjamin Disraeli

There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.
- Jon Bon Jovi

A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow.
There's nothing tangible of yesterday.
All I can say I've done is
agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes
and then boom - it's gone.
- Edward R. Murrow

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
- Euripides

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar
haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
- Sam Ewing

Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed.
But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops.
Uh, depending on the breaks.
- the movie Dr. Strangelove

In the sick room, ten cents' worth of human understanding
equals ten dollars' worth of medical science.
- Martin H. Fischer

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
- John Burroughs

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man
can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
- Ted Williams

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating
only the top half of each slice.
- Barbra Streisand

Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times.
I'm a romantic.
- Johnny Depp

Ten of those Republican incumbents, all of whom voted
for the impeachment of President Clinton,
are from states that Bill Clinton carried.
- Robert Torricelli

You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out
over phoney stuff in the movies,
and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart.
- J. D. Salinger

It should be clear to all, after the past ten years,
that NATO isn't attacking Serbia because of Milosevic;
it is attacking Milosevic because of Serbia.
- Slobodan Milosevic

I hate liberality - nine times out of ten it is cowardice,
and the tenth time lack of principle.
- Henry Addington

Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe,
the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds;
and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
- William Bligh

I knew de Kooning and I went to his studio so I knew about de Kooning's work.
But only a little handful knew about it,
you know.
Maybe there were ten people that knew about it.
- Lee Krasner

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll.
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain.
Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
- Lord Byron

If you see ten troubles coming down the road,
you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.
- Calvin Coolidge

I look at what I've gone through in my career and I
really shouldn't be talking to you now.
I should be dead ten times over.
- Jack Wild

But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last.
Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves
the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title.
- Anthony Trollope

I don't know where Hank Aaron will break Ruth's record
but I can tell you one thing -
ten years from the day he hits it three million people
will say they were there.
- Eddie Mathews

There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country,
and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths,
if that be possible.
- Elizabeth I

There was one public school for boys,
and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers -
only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.
- Mary Antin

Obviously, CGI in the last ten years has gone through
such leaps and bounds that today,
people are looking for these kinds of movies to wow
audiences with technology.
- Avi Arad

Public opinion is stronger than the legislature,
and nearly as strong as the ten commandments.
- Charles Dudley Warner

It used to be twelve people crowded around a sewing table;
now it's ten.
- Benjamin Shahn

If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent,
I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts
in programs benefiting women and children.
- Coretta Scott King

There was Shawon Dunston and Mark Grace,
and together we were a double play combination for ten years.
- Ryne Sandberg

I used to work, part time, in a deli,
in those days when your parents made you work just
so you should know what work was like.
And you'd make 4, 5, 6, ten dollars.
- Hector Elizondo

The lowest budget U.S.
films are ten times times better than shooting in Tibet.
- Joan Chen

Once colon cancer becomes symptomatic,
nine times out of ten it is too late.
- Kevin Richardson

Well, nine times out of ten when you have 2 or 3 stars
in a household you have an unfortunate amount of competition
that's not necessarily a healthy competition.
- Edwin Starr

In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is,
nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Congress should pass legislation to remove from the
federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous
challenges to the Ten Commandments and the Pledge of Allegiance.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Over the years I attempted to make my style a bit more
relaxed 'cause the initial style you couldn't watch
for more than ten minutes without wanting to kill me.
- Jo Brand

At present there is no distinction among the upper
ten thousand of the city.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

I started in 1946 in radio.
I was ten years old.
I was discovered singing in a school play.
Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
- Hector Elizondo

Nine out of ten Americans believe that out of ten people,
one person will always disagree with the other nine!
- Colin Mochrie

It's a pleasant thing to be young, and have ten toes.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

I think there's only one or two films where I've had
all the financial support I needed.
All the rest, I wish I'd had the money to shoot another ten days.
- Martin Scorsese

All men are born with a nose and ten fingers,
but no one was born with a knowledge of God.
- Voltaire

I haven't slept for ten days, because that would be too long.
- Mitch Hedberg

I had been working in colour for ten years or so and
looked at digital and liked the possibilities it gave me.
- Fay Godwin

You can make more friends in a month by being interested
in them than in ten years by trying to get them interested in you.
- Charles M. Allen

He who bestows his goods upon the poor shall have as much again,
and ten times more.
- John Bunyan

If I live for another ten years I shall probably have
written all that I want to write.
- Laurence Housman

When I see the Ten Most Wanted Lists...
I always have this thought: If we'd made them feel wanted earlier,
they wouldn't be wanted now.
- Eddie Cantor

Of every ten persons who talk about you,
nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say
something good in a bad way.
- Antoine Rivarol


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