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Twenties Quotes

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I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

Related topics: Teen

I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties.
None of them were published.
- Caroline B. Cooney

It is right and natural that generous minds while in
the twenties should think the books which try to reform
the world's wrong the greatest of all.
- Laurence Housman

I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers,
being free and exploring and making mistakes,
but I did it in France.
I did it privately.
- Molly Ringwald

 

I was still thought of as a kid actor even though I was in my mid twenties.
- Tommy Rettig

When I was in my twenties, it felt like I was riding wild horses,
and I was hoping I didn't go over a cliff.
- Chaka Khan

Now, the instrumentation in the jazz band and the jazz
dance band has gone through many evolutions.
For instance, in the 'twenties the tradition was two or three saxophones.
- Gerry Mulligan

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The Roaring Twenties were the period of that Great
American Prosperity which was built on shaky foundations.
- Paul Getty

I went through all my twenties thinking that I wasn't good enough.
- Delta Burke

I have been looking forward to this age of my life for a long time.
In my twenties, I marked the days on the calendar -
I was sick of playing high-school kids.
- Rob Lowe

Our mothers' generation fought so hard to change things
and we're the first generation to benefit.
And now you get girls in their twenties who say they're not feminists.
- Kristin Davis

In my teens or twenties I wanted to do Blanche.
Now I'm over that.
Those roles are not attracting me now.
Which is odd, because that's what most every actress would want to go do.
- Delta Burke

Criticism starts - it has to start -
with a real passion for reading.
It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties,
but you must fall in love with poems.
- Harold Bloom

In this country, it doesn't make any difference where you were born.
It doesn't make any difference who your parents were.
It doesn't make any difference if, like me,
you couldn't even speak English until you were in your twenties.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

As far as hypnosis is concerned, I had a very serious
problem when I was in my twenties.
I encountered a man who later became the president
of the American Society of Medical Hypnosis.
He couldn't hypnotize me.
- Theodore Sturgeon

I know that when I grew up I was pretty sheltered,
and didn't come to understand much about the world
until I was in my really late teens and early twenties,
and that process continues.
- Ryan Phillippe

You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring
Twenties were really just about the same as today.
You worked, and you made a living if you could,
and you tired to make the best of things.
For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today.
It was a struggle.
- James Cagney

I told her it was a bigger than life musical,
that all the actors were going to be about the same age,
late twenties into thirties.
It would be a style; a kind of surreal high school.
- Randal Kleiser

Actually, that's one of the things I was thinking about
writing a story about me,
loosely based or autobiographical.
I just don't want to be like some people that are in
their twenties and writing autobiographies.
- Matthew McGrory

But that incessant drive to be out there in the literary
universe that was important to me when I was in my twenties,
like going to a Paris Review party or whatever,
that seems totally irrelevant now.
- Rick Moody

I suppose I'm led to do so by the fact of what happened to my contemporaries -
people whom I've admired,
people who I thought were ten times better than me
when I was in my twenties and early thirties.
I may have been right.
- George Woodcock

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

At twenty years of age the will reigns;
at thirty, the wit;
and at forty, the judgment.
- Benjamin Franklin

I'm not a real movie star.
I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.
- Will Rogers

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

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
- Frederick Douglass

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say
there are twenty gods or no God.
- Thomas Jefferson

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.
- Ambrose Bierce

A man who views the world the same at fifty
as he did at twenty
has wasted thirty years of his life.
- Muhammad Ali

I got a perfect build for clothes.
I'm a twenty-eight dwarf.
- the movie Love and Death

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
- Henry Ford

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

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago,
Catholic school children would be wearing little electric
chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
- Lenny Bruce

We women of America tell you that America is not a democracy.
Twenty million women are denied the right to vote.
- Alice Paul

Thank god, and now all I have are, twenty one years together,
in January and, you know, I, you know I forgot this all about things.
And anyway the first place is good thing.
- Olga Korbut

Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
- Billy Wilder

It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son,
and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
- Helen Rowland

It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son -
and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
- Helen Rowland

So they ended up turning this little twenty eight page book into the movie.
And it's all about this stinky, smelly ogre who doesn't
care what anybody thinks of him.
- Mike Myers

It took some time to gather the research and develop it into the storyline,
and to finally finish an origin myth poem that I had
been working on for twenty years.
- Jean M. Auel

The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten
or twenty years to repair.
- Chinua Achebe

The beginning of 1856 found me teaching in the family
of a planter named Bryan,
residing in Prince George County, Md.,
some fifteen or twenty miles from Washington.
- Simon Newcomb

There is a difference between twenty-nine and thirty.
When you are twenty-nine it can be the beginning of everything.
When you are thirty it can be the end of everything.
- Gertrude Stein

Hell, if I didn't drink drink or smoke,
I'd win twenty games every year.
It's easy when you don't drink or smoke or horse around.
- Whitey Ford

I don't think a manager should be judged by whether he wins the pennant,
but by whether he gets the most out of the twenty-five men he's been given.
- Chuck Tanner

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty;
it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
- Coco Chanel

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes.
It involves Russia.
- Woody Allen

As for us, during twenty years' reign,
we have known much bitterness.
- Bao Dai

Twenty years ago, I was living in a lovely cottage
on the edge of Dartmoor but I couldn't afford to run a car.
- Mary Wesley

It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia,
that if you do not provide your society with a new religion,
it will gradually revert to the old one.
- Herbert Read

I'm getting paid to do what I got in trouble for in the 7th grade.
I absolutely love what I do and thank my lucky stars
for twenty-five years of full-time employment in this business.
- Rob Paulsen

I have a daughter, she's twenty years old.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

I've produced my own films for twenty years now -
it means I have to talk to less people.
- Sydney Pollack

I think that we need to get along together if we want
to survive in the twenty-first century.
- Sarah Polley

As somebody who's been writing about this subject for
getting on twenty years now,
it's astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years.
- Anthony Holden

I haven't killed anyone on television in years and years.
Must have been twenty something years.
- Gavin MacLeod

Then I think the sense of it being one community breaks down;
but if you know instantly and respond within twenty-four hours,
it's a very different sort of situation.
- Peter Singer

For almost twenty years, abortion policy in America
has been controlled by the courts.
- Robert Casey

On a royal birthday every house must fly a flag,
or the owner would be dragged to a police station and
be fined twenty-five rubles.
- Mary Antin

The conception of two people living together for twenty-five
years without having a cross word suggests a lack of
spirit only to be admired in sheep.
- Alan Patrick Herbert

When you get to be President, there are all those things,
the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes,
all those things.
You have to remember it isn't for you.
It's for the Presidency.
- Harry S. Truman

The years go so fast.
I mean, I just realized that at the end of the year I will be twenty-two,
and I just turned twenty-one.
- Nastassja Kinski

For one thing, I teach my students what my teacher for twenty years,
Paul Gavert, told me, 'The voice follows...
the voice follows everything about you...
who you are.'
- Betty Buckley

I don't lose my temper often; about once every twenty years perhaps.
- Dirk Bogarde

Last year people won more than one billion dollars playing poker.
And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people.
- Samantha Bee

Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of
human beings have a sense of irony,
which means that eighty percent of the world takes
everything at face value.
- Doug Coupland

I was like a kept woman during my twenty-one years at MGM.
- Walter Pidgeon

Life's too short to be a Go-Go for twenty years.
- Belinda Carlisle

When I was twenty-two it was a lot harder to get hurt by women.
It was easier for me to, you know, cheat on a girlfriend.
I can't lie like that anymore.
- Matt Dillon


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