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Sixty Quotes

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For every minute you remain angry,
you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There are three hundred and sixty-four days
when you might get un-birthday presents,
and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going
sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
- J. Paul Getty

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.
She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
- Ellen DeGeneres

 

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may
become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
- Mary Wilson Little

I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes,
I had one thousand and sixty.
- Imelda Marcos

How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not
for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
- Logan P. Smith

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Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
- Rudyard Kipling

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous.
When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
- George Burns

What a perfect way to end the home stand,
by hitting sixty-two for the city of St.
Louis and all the fans.
I truly wanted to do it here and I did.
Thank you St.
Louis.
- Mark McGwire

Every Friday I used to have about fifty,
sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard
and I'd take them all to dinner.
All runaways.
- Al Lewis

Now that I'm over sixty I'm veering toward respectability.
- Shelley Winters

At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty,
but I know a great deal more about folly.
- Mason Cooley

The Cubs are due in sixty-two.
- Ernie Banks

Whether you are sixteen or over sixty,
remember, understatement is the rule of a fine makeup artist.
- Helena Rubinstein

My parents didn't want to move to Florida,
but they turned sixty and that's the law.
- Jerry Seinfeld

The slogan was 'Don't trust anyone over thirty'.
Sixty years later the slogan became,
'Don't trust anyone over ninety'.
- John McCarthy

It is self-evident that at sixty-five a man has done
all that he is fit to do.
- Anthony Trollope

There were sometimes from forty to sixty English machines,
but unfortunately the Germans were often in the minority.
With them quality was more important than quantity.
- Manfred von Richthofen

That's why I made a comeback in 1988.
I knew there were chances of not making it,
but I didn't want to end up at sixty years old and
say I should have tried when I was thirty-eight.
- Guy Lafleur

A manager's job is simple.
For one hundred sixty-two games you try not to screw
up all that smart stuff your organization did last December.
- Earl Weaver

Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty,
profession until sixty, at which age I would have him
retired on a double allowance.
- Thomas Moore

And from that nineteen sixty four, this was my goal to go to Olympic Games.
And I realized what does it mean, Olympic Games,
like big celebration.
- Olga Korbut

Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset,
two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes.
No reward is offered for they are gone forever.
- Horace Mann

I remember things that happened sixty years ago,
but if you ask me where I left my car keys five minutes ago,
that's sometimes a problem.
- Lou Thesz

It was only about sixty years ago that the expansion
of the universe was first observed.
- Michael Behe

Do you know how many concerts I've done in my whole life,
in more than 35 years of performing? Sixty-four.
- Carly Simon

You make me chuckle when you say that you are no longer young,
that you have turned twenty-four.
A man is or may be young to after sixty,
and not old before eighty.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Men come of age at sixty, women at fifteen.
- James Stephens

Forty for you, sixty for me.
And equal partners we will be.
- Joan Rivers

Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead
to confusion and unhappiness.
- James Thurber

Sixty per cent of people entering prison today are illiterate.
- Jeffrey Archer

With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed
inflammation of the sentence structure and definite
hardening of the paragraphs.
- James Thurber

In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort,
which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River.
- Daniel Boone

Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom
has passed from currency.
- John Updike

Twenty can't be expected to tolerate sixty in all things,
and sixty gets bored stiff with twenty's eternal love affairs.
- Emily Carr

At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion,
at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent,
at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all.
- Baltasar Gracian

At fifty, that is in 1880, I formulated the idea of unity,
without being able to render it.
At sixty, I am beginning to see the possibility of rendering it.
- Camille Pissarro

Thus we have at least a national song that unites all Germans,
and is the symbol of our sixty-million nation.
- Friedrich Ebert

I was born old and get younger every day.
At present I am sixty years young.
- Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Sixty-four thousand dollars for a question,
I hope they are asking you the meaning of life.
- Paul Scofield

It was the character of the Packers,
man.
We played for sixty minutes.
We let it all hang out.
There was no tomorrow for us.
We got the adrenaline flowing, and we just let it go,
man.
- Ray Nitschke

A few of us who are around the sixty mark don't play
that much these days and if you are taking on a couple
of guys in their forties it is very difficult.
- John Newcombe

In World War II in Germany, we had a ration for one U.S.
soldier, or one allied soldier for every twenty inhabitants.
The ratio in Iraq is about one for a hundred and sixty.
- William Odom

We Americans are the best informed people on earth
as to the events of the last twenty-four hours;
we are the not the best informed as the events of the last sixty centuries.
- Will Durant

The secret of long life is double careers.
One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years.
- David Ogilvy

So-called defense now absorbs sixty per cent of the national budget,
and about twelve per cent of the Gross National Product.
- George Wald

It's a fantastic review.
Sixty percent of the American reviews are sensational,
20% are mixed, not so good.
- Dino De Laurentiis

Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing;
education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant

Tomorrow I shall be sixty-nine, but I do not seem to care.
I did not start the affair, and I have not been consulted about it at any step.
- William Dean Howells

You're suspended sixty feet up in the air,
you've been up there for three hours,
and all the shot requires is that you have to sort
of react to getting punched in the head.
- Alfred Molina

It would have been a helluva lot more fun if I had
not hit those sixty-one home runs.
- Roger Maris

Maybe when I'm sixty-five I'll talk about my literary life.
- Rick Moody

You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen.
But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your own soul's doing.
- Marie Carmichael Stopes

The Cubs are gonna shine in sixty-nine.
- Ernie Banks

We all agree now - by "we" I mean intelligent people under sixty -
that a work of art is like a rose.
A rose is not beautiful because it is like something else.
Neither is a work of art.
Roses and works of art are beautiful in themselves.
- Clive Bell

Those who tell you that the territorial question is an abstraction,
that you can never colonize another territory without the African slavetrade,
are both deaf and blind to the history of the last sixty years.
- Robert Toombs

The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty.
The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets.
Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in
the keeping of their wits.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Because I have sixty years of being a professional composer,
conductor, musician, whatever, and you develop a lot
of friendships and you get involved with a lot of sort
of long-term commitments and obligations.
- Gunther Schuller

As long as sixty years ago, when I first started to read newspapers,
I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtze.
Who rushed in with men and money to help? The Americans did.
- Gordon Sinclair

I counted on sixty days only, but I held out for 133.
I didn't go into power, but to get power I borrowed
some power from the President and made him sign a number
of decrees and give me enough power to create a system
capable of handling crisis situations.
- Aleksandr Lebed

Well, in Japan, I have got a group of musicians that
I have worked with a lot,
that concentrate just on the hardcore stuff,
say, that Naked City has been working on.
We have like a repertoire of sixty songs now.
- John Zorn

If Sir John A. MacDonald or any other leader of that day were here now,
he would have a different program from that of sixty years ago.
He sought to give his people policies suited to the time in which he lived.
- John Bracken

These people live again in print as intensely as when
their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago...
I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops,
looking in and out of their windows.
Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.
- Ansel Adams

Now since France has three times in sixty years failed
to obtain practical results from Political revolutions,
all Europe is apt to press forward into new Social
doctrine to regulate the future.
- Lajos Kossuth

Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely
voted ninety per cent Republican.
That was the political origins, that's what their political
voice was in the Republican party.
During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history,
the Republican party effectively walked away from the community.
They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even
though they embraced civil rights legislation.
And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper,
you gotta actually show up and be in the community,
and understand what that struggle was really about.
- Michael Steele

The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities
and the responsibility that we all had.
It wasn't the answer.
It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
- John Lennon

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche
that must have been left behind in the Sixties,
that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
- John Lennon

During the Sixties, the Americans thought I was the
greatest thing in the history of cinema.
- Michael Winner

Some of these sketches were done at the very beginning of the Pirates project,
when I was trying to find a direction for myself.
That was the early sixties...
maybe 61 or 62.
- Marc Davis

In the early sixties, we were strong,
we were virulent.
- John Connally


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