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Eighteen Quotes

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Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about
your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.
- Grantland Rice

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The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

I have the body of an eighteen year old.
I keep it in the fridge.
- Spike Milligan

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
- Albert Einstein

 

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born
at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
- Mark Twain

Men reach their sexual peak at eighteen.
Women reach theirs at thirty-five.
Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke?
- Rita Rudner

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It's always been my feeling that God lends you your
children until they're about eighteen years old.
If you haven't made your points with them by then,
it's too late.
- Betty Ford

I've just had eighteen straight whiskies.
I think that's the record.
- Dylan Thomas

By means of steam one can go from California to Japan in eighteen days.
- Townsend Harris

Some of my ancestors were religious dissenters who
came to America over three hundred years ago.
Others were abolitionists in New England in the eighteen forties and fifties.
- Pete Seeger

Eighteen years ago, the Holy Spirit led me to establish
a church in the heart of Times Square.
- David Wilkerson

I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

In the land of my birth I cannot vote,
whereas a young person of eighteen can vote.
And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute -
a white skin.
- Desmond Tutu

When I was rising eighteen I persuaded my parents to
let me return to Australia and at least see whether
I could adapt myself to life on the land before going up to Cambridge.
- Patrick White

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week.
If you cannot console yourself to this,
get out of the profession.
- Martin H. Fischer

Science has done more for the development of western
civilization in one hundred years than Christianity
did in eighteen hundred years.
- John Burroughs

I'm eighteen years behind in my ironing.
- Phyllis Diller

At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look;
at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married.
He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three.
- Billie Holiday

My father was a pedant and a bully who cared about nobody,
and I was not to see him until I was eighteen.
- George Weinberg

After a year or so I really thought I was Howard Hughes.
Here I was at eighteen years old, getting all these checks.
- Michael J. Fox

My divorce came to me as a complete surprise.
That's what happens when you haven't been home in eighteen years.
- Lee Trevino

Anyone that has come to America past the age of eighteen
will be able to understand when I say that you can never shake your accent.
- Martin Yan

I have eighteen titles in the German language.
I had a number one song in 1965.
- Wanda Jackson

It's my feeling that God lends you your children until
they're about eighteen years old.
If you haven't made your points with them by then,
it's too late.
- Betty Ford

I don't know how we had about eighteen international stars in it,
all playing James Bond.
- Val Guest

Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen
men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before,
and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o'clock.
- Meriwether Lewis

When I began writing science fiction in the middle '60s,
it seemed very easy to find ideas that took decades
to percolate into the cultural consciousness;
now the lead time seems more like eighteen months.
- Vernor Vinge

In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see
the country was in a trailer,
and I built the trailer which I still have and lived
in it for eighteen months,
and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border,
from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between.
- Leslie Charteris

I think when you've lost an election by 179,
there's going to be a period of time after eighteen
years in government when you can't do anything right,
and people just kick you for the sake of it,
will never admit they voted Conservative.
- Jeffrey Archer

I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University,
waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory
and wondering if I should continue in physics.
- Sidney Altman

In fact I have a full page warning, right in the front of the book,
that no one under the age of eighteen should read this
book and no one should even turn the pages if they
are sexually conservative or erotically deprived.
- Burt Ward

In less than eighteen months, it prepared a first draft
which it submitted to the General Assembly and which,
at the end of one hundred sessions of elevated,
often impassioned discussion, was adopted in the form
of thirty articles on December 10,
1948.
- Rene Cassin

I come from a generation that suffered school lessons
in portacabins and crumbling hospitals.
I tell you one thing, for the eighteen years they were
in power the Tories did nothing to fix the roof when the sun was shining.
- Ed Miliband

I mean, Eighteen years old is the age of consent in
Europe and you can go anywhere and do anything you like.
In America, it is dumb.
At eighteen you should be able to do anything that you like,
except get married.
- John Entwistle

I've made seventeen or eighteen films now,
only two of which have been original screenplays,
all the others have been based on short stories or novels,
and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation.
- Satyajit Ray

Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn
declaration it was disregarded,
and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years,
was destroyed by the Act of Union.
Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud,
by treachery and falsehood.
- John Edward Redmond

Those distractions that turn my attention from
what I thought I was going to do today are not "rat holes";
they are Enchanted Rabbit Holes
with a Magical White Bunny awaiting in each.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down
rat holes with baited breath.
- W. C. Fields

We didn't have a drill so he would burn the holes through
the wood with a metal rod that he heated up in a fire.
Can you imagine an ordinary crew doing that?
- Marc Singer

It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive;
it is mostly holes.
- Mary Wilson Little

By the time you get dressed, drive out there,
play 18 holes and come home, you've blown seven hours.
There are better things you can do with your time.
- Richard M. Nixon

During the work, you have to be sure that you haven't left any holes,
that you've captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

First law on holes - when you're in one,
stop digging!
- Denis Healey

When the market is just going up, up,
and up, we all tend to be blind to the holes in the market.
They're all papered over by the rise.
- Ron Chernow

This case reminds me of one in which I likened the
Plaintiff's case to a colander,
because it was so full of holes.
- George Jessel

The average American's day planner has fewer holes
in it than Ray Charles's dart board.
- Dennis Miller

I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants.
I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy
restaurants where there are no cool people.
- Tyra Banks

Baseball, it is said, is only a game.
True.
And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.
Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
- George Will

Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows,
there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them,
throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face.
- Drew Carey

Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness,
than all other holes in this world put together.
- Laurence Sterne

I see the cartoonist as contributing to the content,
being critical, because we do poke holes in some of
the dialogue and find new ways of seeing things.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should
lead us to understand better the ordinary quantum field
theories or to have new insights about the quantum states of black holes.
- Edward Witten

It was a fine cast and lots of fun to make,
but they did the damn thing on the cheap.
The backdrops had holes in them, and it was shot on the worst film stock.
- Howard Keel

It is a good thing to follow the First Law of Holes:
if you are in one,
stop digging.
- Denis Healey

The pressure makes me more intent about each shot.
Pressure on the last few holes makes me play better.
- Nancy Lopez

The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic
objects there are in the universe:
the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time.
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

I've been to too many Dead concerts.
There've been smokin' holes where my memory used to be.
- Ken Kesey

Hollywood is a place that attracts people with massive holes in their souls.
- Julia Phillips

Einstein got most of the things right about black holes.
I'm not an expert, I must admit.
- Brian May

When you get on base, holes open up and things happen
and you're able to find a way to score runs.
- Nick Johnson

It is not helpful to help a friend by putting coins
in his pockets when he has got holes in his pockets.
- Elizabeth Bowen

I'm angry when we have to use state dollars to fill
holes in our low-income heating assistance program
because there isn't enough support from Washington.
- Jodi Rell

Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes;
the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
- Georges Duhamel

Evolutionary cosmology formulates theories in which
a universe is capable of giving rise to and generating
future universes out of itself,
within black holes or whatever.
- Robert Nozick

You can't remember the plot of the Dr Who movie because it didn't have one,
just a lot of plot holes strung together.
It did have a lot of flashing lights,
though.
- Terry Prachett

So I have the classic amateur's technique;
I know some very tricky bits and I have large gaping holes.
- Bill Bruford

I've got holes in my guitar.
- Dick Dale

I drilled holes in the floor of the club,
and it's sinking.
- Bobby Darin

We're lucky, real lucky.
Our friends lost their house.
We just had some burning embers put holes in the screens.
- George Martin


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