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#1. Six days later, the president named a postmaster for New Salem, Illinois, a twenty-four-year-old lawyer who had lost a race for the state legislature. He was a Clay man, but the post was hardly major, and Abraham Lincoln was happy to accept the appointment. - Author: Jon Meacham
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#2. I never had the slightest desire to be a major league manager, and all knew it. But Ban Johnson, Bob Hedges, and Jimmy McAleer persuaded me that the Browns were in a sort of a jam, and it was up to me, as an old standby, to do what I could. - Author: Bobby Wallace
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#3. I can say now is that sneaking up on people is a major delight in my old age, but it always has been. A desire, even a need, to shock. - Author: Patricia McConnell
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#4. My major league debut came at old Busch Stadium on Grand Avenue in St. Louis against the Pittsburgh Pirates. - Author: Steve Carlton
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#5. I think the major event that shaped my life was being a Naval aviator. I got my commission and wings at 18 years old, and then I went into combat at 19. And I think, as I look back on it, that whole experience probably shaped my life more than any incident, or any event. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#6. The major thing I'm afraid of is being 65 and saying, 'Gee, I wish I had done this and that, and that.' I want to face old age knowing I've tried all I wanted to try. - Author: Harry Chapin
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#7. Here indeed is a major difference between people and ants: where we send our young men to war, ants send their old ladies. No moral lesson there, unless you are looking for a less expensive form of elder care. - Author: Edward O. Wilson
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#8. A major assumption that underlies this selection is that it is only within work that is progressive, experimental or avant-garde that staid, old-fashioned images and ideas about gender can be challenged and alternatives imagined. I have never seen a ballet performance that has not disappointed me. - Author: Ramsay Burt
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#9. Whether people like it or not, you have to say the Old Firm are a major part of Scottish football. I know there is a lot of resentment from other clubs about that, but it's a fact. - Author: Walter Smith
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#10. I don't find it surprising that super-old people are so odd and grumpy. Half their friends are dead, they feel like shit most of the time, and the next major event in their lives is going to be their last. They - Author: Michael Marshall
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#11. Until the '90s, major labels were looking for a certain look. This Sony guy told me I was 'too black, too fat, too short, and too old.' Told me to go and bleach my skin. Told me to step in the background and just stay back. I had the voice, but I didn't have the looks. - Author: Sharon Jones
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#12. A country of long shadows on county cricket grounds, warm beer, green suburbs, dog lovers, and old maids cycling to holy communion through the morning mist. - Author: John Major
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#13. Jewish history has been tragic to the Jews and no less tragic to the neighboring nations who have suffered them. Our major vice of old as of today is parasitism. We are a people of vultures living on the labor and good fortune of the rest of the world. - Author: Samuel Roth
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#14. I'm an old fashioned theater major at heart. I love to do a show, do something with friends; I'm kind of a nerd in that way. I like to put on a wig or a fake mustache and do something silly with friends, do a little dance. - Author: Tom Lenk
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#15. You have major labels that are willing to take unconventional approaches because the old model is crumbling in front of us. - Author: Macklemore
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#16. I was a mere 29-year-old instructor at Kyoto, enjoying daily research work with some young students. Nothing had prepared me to be a professor at a major national university. Being too young and inexperienced to be a Full Professor, I was first appointed Associate Professor of Chemistry. - Author: Ryoji Noyori
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#17. I've been a radio and television news person since I was 19 years old. I'm 57 years old now. But the advantage is that I have studied, investigated, and reported over those years on nearly every major story from wars and recessions to grass roots local issues. - Author: George Noory
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#18. It is one of the major tragedies that nothing is more discomforting than the hearty affection of the Old Friends who never were friends. - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#19. Low oil prices played a part in a major move by Congress voting to end the 40-year-old ban on exporting American crude oil. - Author: Ari Shapiro
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#20. Major de Coverley is a noble and wonderful person, and everyone admires him.'
'He's a silly old fool who really has no right acting like a silly young fool. Where is he today? Dead? - Author: Joseph Heller
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#21. Every week, as an 11-year-old kid, I would tune in to what was really the first American Idol-type program, a radio show called 'Major Bowes' Amateur Hour.' The winning group on the evening of September 8, 1935, was called the Hoboken Four, and their spokesman was Frank Sinatra, then aged 19. - Author: Tony Bennett
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#22. When you are 20, 40 looks really old. When I was nearing 30, that seemed like a major milestone. - Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones
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#23. It seemed to Scobie that life was immeasurably long. Couldn't the test of man have been carried out in fewer years? Couldn't we have committed our first major sin at seven, have ruined ourselves for love or hate at ten, have clutched at redemption on a fifteen-year-old deathbed? - Author: Graham Greene
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#24. Each great athlete must some day bow to that perennial old champion, Father Time, even as I, for Time eventually wins. - Author: Major Taylor
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#25. I'm an old-fashioned theatre major at heart. - Author: Tom Lenk
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#26. The career I chose was a drama major in college, at Yale, when I played a 90-year-old woman. One of my most celebrated roles. Then I played a really fat person. I played a lot of different things. That's how I thought I loved to wrangle my talent, my need to express myself. I like to do it that way. - Author: Meryl Streep
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#27. I'm a little bit damaged in about 15 different ways, and it's been nice that no particular damaged area has become a major issue. I'm a more than moderately healthy 65-year-old male who has gotten away with a lot of stuff. - Author: Iggy Pop
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#28. I would say the difference between 'old Mark' and post-stroke Mark ... is that pre-stroke Mark was a major micromanager. I just don't have the time or inclination to micromanage as much as I used to. - Author: Mark Kirk
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#29. I do tend to be an analyzer. I'm an old English major from way back, so I do have fun tearing apart texts and trying to find the hidden secrets and the subtexts in there. - Author: Cynthia Nixon
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#30. I was signed at 19 years old to a major label, and dropped by the time I was 22. - Author: Nate Ruess
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#31. I always emphasize that it is much safer and better to keep one's own religious faith. The other major religions are thousands of years old and have long traditions. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#32. You know why we're good at it? Because we get a lot of practice. This country is only 200 years old, and already we've had ten major wars. We average a major war every twenty years. So we're good at it! - Author: George Carlin
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#33. The Indians franchise is more than a century old. It's been called the Blues, the Bronchos, and the Naps. It's also been called a lot worse during hard times when the team wasn't winning. - Author: Tucker Elliot
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#34. To create a comedy major, I ended up starting a comedy night in the basement of my dorm, and I promoted and produced my final project, which meant I faxed press releases from an old Apple IIC, or whatever it was, to newspapers, not knowing if that would work or if that's how you do things. - Author: Eugene Mirman
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#35. I think I have a pretty goofy profile for a writer. It seems to me most writers were reading 'Little Women' when they were 6 months old. At the age of a lot of my readers, I wanted to be a major league baseball player. I didn't read much. - Author: Jerry Spinelli
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#36. I kind of date my musical discovery back to when I was 13 years old, getting my iTunes account and using that as a major tool to discover new music. - Author: Nick Jonas
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#37. I guess my tendency is to think essentially that the new wrinkles won't do the job if the old major idea didn't, and so you have to try something different. Then maybe they can all be combined in some coherent piece. - Author: Robert Nozick
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#38. When I signed that major-label contract when I was 20 years old. I did it because I wanted to play music for the rest of my life. That's every 20-year-old's dream - to do whatever the hell you want. - Author: Billie Joe Armstrong
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#39. Just as we seldom realize that we are growing old until we are already old, so do the contemporary actors in a major social change seldom realize that society is changing until the change has already come. - Author: James Burnham
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#40. There are certainly major differences between Poland's policies and those of the old EU countries. Debates are going on in Brussels over a shared foreign policy and even a shared foreign minister. - Author: Lech Kaczynski
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#41. Reading has always been a major part of my life. It has broadened my world and taken me to places I would otherwise have never seen. Now that I am a hundred years old (this September) it still takes me to the outside world I can no longer visit. - Author: Phyllis A. Whitney
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#42. When the Domaine Musical started up, I wasn't part of it. They were the major players in contemporary music at that time, braodcasting old and new composers' work. And I wasn't one of them. - Author: Luc Ferrari
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#43. There is a major turning point in life when you have to decide: shall I grow old gracefully or shall I try everything to stem the tide? For me, that point came in 2001, when I stopped dyeing my hair. - Author: Nik Kershaw
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#44. My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she's had four major heart surgeries. She's a candidate for - and must have - heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life. - Author: Nick Cassavetes
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#45. most people just consider her to be a twenty-one-year-old girl without a major, a partner, or any life plans. People keep trying to force this idea on her that if she doesn't get her life together before her thirties, she will be useless to the world. - Author: M. Hollis
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#46. The last major breakthrough for the theatre was electricity, and we have to push beyond that if we want to move beyond the blue-haired old ladies in the stalls. Im going to keep working on the integration of film and video technology. - Author: David Soul
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