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Top 100 Quotes About My 20s

#1. I first tried a novel when I was 14. First finished one when I was 16. First started working on stuff that had a chance of being salable in my early 20s, then didn't write much fiction at all because I was in grad school. - Author: Harry Turtledove
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#2. In my early 20s, I didn't even know what the Groundlings was. I had no idea. But I know how to break down a script and work on the character. - Author: Rachael Harris
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#3. Fame didn't happen to me in my 20s, it has been a gradual thing which probably makes it easier to deal with. - Author: Laura Linney
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#4. There's a reason God didn't give me this success in my 20s, because I'd have blown it. - Author: Bill Engvall
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#5. I don't think I'm unusual in that, in my 20s, like many people, I felt invincible. - Author: Amanda Lindhout
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#6. I started writing in my 20s. I just wanted to write, but I didn't have anything to write about, so in the beginning, I wrote entertainments - mainly murder mysteries. - Author: Alan Furst
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#7. I was writing fiction in my 20s but in a pretty undisciplined way - late at night, maybe, after I'd peeled myself from the walls of a nightclub and crawled home along the gutters. But I slowly became more serious and more devout in my work, and I fell seriously in love with the short story form. - Author: Kevin Barry
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#8. I took a Groundlings class in my 20s, and I was terrible. They didn't even pass me to the next level. - Author: Rashida Jones
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#9. I want you to lie to me just as sweetly as you know how for the rest of my life. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#10. I love to work. I actually enjoy it now more than I did when I was in my 20s. I don't know why, but I'm just grateful. - Author: Dennis Quaid
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#11. For most of my 20s, I looked like I was 12. Now that I'm pushing 40, I guess I look closer to ... 15? It must be my macrobiotic diet. Oh, wait, except that I don't have one of those. - Author: Gabriel Mann
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#12. Golf is a game to me. Other players work extremely hard all year long. I work hard before Augusta. I know I get good results when I practice, but it also wears me out. It literally wore me out even when I was in my 20s. - Author: Fred Couples
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#13. I was heavy as a kid. I mean, I kind of got it together for a while there in my 20s and early 30s. - Author: Jason Alexander
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#14. I have no bone loss, no brain loss, I have a lot of energy and a lot of strength, my heart is perfect so I think I 'm more ready than I would have been in my 20s, honest to God. - Author: Suzanne Somers
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#15. Even when I was in my 20s and at my most beautiful, I was never obsessed with my looks. I didn't dye my hair or wear make-up. - Author: Koo Stark
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#16. I spent my 20s working in patient care at a large university hospital, an experience that has informed all my work and has given me a lot of human observation to draw on. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#17. I was really lucky that, through my 20s, I got to work with some amazing people, and I tried to sit back and watch and learn. - Author: James Badge Dale
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#18. I was in my mid 20s when email finally took off. Until then, the phone was my primary way of connecting with the people in my life. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#19. My 20s was a sea of worry. I worried about benefit forms, about being thrown out of my flat. I never went on holiday because I thought: 'What if an audition comes up?' I was a nervous wreck. - Author: David Nicholls
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#20. I went through a normal kind of late teens, early 20s drinking, but it was a choice I made, because I didn't think it was very good for my life. - Author: Christina Ricci
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#21. I've been a runner a long time. When I first got into it, I started doing small triathlons in Chicago, and I just did it to get in shape. When I got out of college, I put on a few pounds like everybody does. I did it when I was in my early 20s, but I never really did any long runs. - Author: Bill Rancic
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#22. I kicked college nostalgia in my late 20s. As much as I loved college and treasure the memories, I no longer want to go back. - Author: Josh Radnor
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#23. But the two of them together, broke my heart. Olympia and Peter, those scenes ... When they're kissing in their 20s and then kissing in their 70s, that's what it is. And they had never met five minutes before they shot those scenes. - Author: Paul Reiser
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#24. I'm just grateful I didn't have to spend my early 20s in front of paparazzi cameras. - Author: Amy Adams
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#25. My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy. - Author: Richard Gere
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#26. I'm obsessed with my 20s. I buy things that I wanted in my 20s. It's weird; it's a weird thing that I didn't grow out of. - Author: Fred Armisen
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#27. I tell people the first time I decided to write a novel I was in my mid-20s, and it was, 'Well, it's time to see if I can do this.' I basically flipped a coin to see if I was going to write science fiction or if I was going to do a crime novel. The coin toss went to science fiction. - Author: John Scalzi
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#28. I am so far more secure and more grounded and more know who I am than when I was in my 20s. - Author: Iman
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#29. I'm in L.A., I'm in my early 20s, and I'm like, 'There are so many pretty girls here! Let's Marvin Gaye and get it on!' - Author: Charlie Puth
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#30. In my 20s, I became obsessed with the role-playing game 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms,' named after a classical Chinese novel, and later 'The Sims,' a life-simulation game, and 'StarCraft,' a science-fiction game. - Author: Kim Young-ha
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#31. The first snowball I froze was put in my mother's deep freeze when I was in my early 20s. - Author: Andy Goldsworthy
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#32. I think my very best work came out when I was about 60, not when I was 20. I was publishing all the time when I was in my 20s, and some of those poems I still like. And there were a few after 60, and in my 70s, that I like. But they became fewer and fewer. - Author: Donald Hall
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#33. Parts of my 20s and 30s have gone by in a flash but my childhood is with me all the time. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#34. It was only when I saw films in my early 20s by Jane Campion, Mira Nair, Sally Potter and Kathryn Bigelow, I started to think, 'Oh, it's possible.' I dared to suggest that I wanted to train to be a film director. - Author: Sarah Gavron
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#35. Lately, I can't shake the feeling that I've been living a dream for the last 10 years or so; I can't account for most of my 20s, and I have to continually remind myself that certain people are dead now and many of my friends have children. - Author: Chris Ware
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#36. I have little children, 5 1/2 and 1 1/2, and I thought I should document my life, because by the time they're in the mid-20s, they'll be able to say, 'This is what he did.' - Author: Tommy Mottola
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#37. When I was in my mid-20s, I traveled a lot around the world, and the question I had for everyone I talked to was, 'What is your conception of God?' I found that everybody basically felt the same: God is within and without. He's in everything. - Author: Dennis Quaid
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#38. I was a freelancer all through my 20s and was very slow to get good at what I did. - Author: Ira Glass
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#39. My 20s were a blizzard of rejection slips. - Author: MaryJanice Davidson
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#40. My 20s were a lost decade. I didn't do much of anything. - Author: Kem Nunn
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#41. In 'Twice Born' I play my character in her 20s, 30s and 50s. For the fifty year old scenes, I had some prosthetics; it was interesting to see how I'm going to look when I'm fifty-five or so. I actually saw similarities between my grandmothers and my mother. - Author: Penelope Cruz
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#42. In my 20s, I could just power through stuff and be fine, but now, in your 40s? It's kind of like Kobe Bryant. He plays basketball a little bit differently than he did when he first started out. - Author: Daniel Wu
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#43. At one point in my 20s, I was about to quit acting. I'd had a crappy couple of years and I was depressed. My mom said, 'Don't give up! You'll be so mad at yourself.' - Author: Janel Moloney
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#44. I'm a contemporary artist with a bit of an unexpected background. I was in my 20s before I ever went to an art museum. I grew up in the middle of nowhere on a dirt road in rural Arkansas, an hour from the nearest movie theater. - Author: Shea Hembrey
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#45. I set out to write a screenplay but, since my early 20s, had dreamed of writing a novel. - Author: Graeme Simsion
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#46. I always wanted so much glamour in my life, so I have always been obsessed with class, and from dating a few people who were from old money and a few from new money in my 20s, I just sort of became obsessed with this idea of clueless rich people. - Author: Natasha Leggero
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#47. I started out in life as a poet; I was only writing poetry all through my 20s. It wasn't until I was about 30 that I got serious about writing prose. While I was writing poems, I would often divert myself by reading detective novels; I liked them. - Author: Paul Auster
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#48. I never lost my dreams in my 20s, and I know that sounds corny, but it's incredibly important to never let go of what you really want in your life. - Author: Juan Pablo Di Pace
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#49. Being Australian, I'm probably more used to sunshine and the beach. I've never been skiing, and I think I was already in my 20s when I saw snow for the first time. - Author: Georgina Haig
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#50. Having gone through the civil rights struggle, having gone through the anti-Vietnam War struggle, by the time I was in my 20s, I had something that the current generation doesnt have. And that is a sense of efficacy. - Author: Paul Solman
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#51. I didnt start really making changes in my life until I was actually in my mid-20s. And all of a sudden I was like, wait a minute. I was trying so hard to be what I thought I was supposed to be, instead of just allowing myself to be what I-what I was or what I am. - Author: Meg Tilly
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#52. When I was in my 20s, I wanted to be tough. I discovered that I didn't want to be the woman I was raised to be - a good, traditional wife. When I went out in the world to find a husband, I found that husbands weren't ready to accept the kind of woman I was going to be. - Author: Angeles Mastretta
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#53. When I was in my 20s I wasn't sure of myself. Now I can really stretch. I don't have to stay in the box. At this point I can say to myself, So what if I fall, so what? I'm going to get back up. - Author: Jennifer Lopez
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#54. Here's my theory: If a person gets worldwide fame at a young age, they're emotionally frozen at that moment. For me, that's 15 to 18, so you find yourself in your mid-20s being a glorified 15-year-old. What could possibly go wrong? - Author: Rob Lowe
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#55. I absolutely get more comfortable in my body and my skin as I get older, more than when I was in my 20s - Author: Jennifer Aniston
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#56. In my 20s, I railed against anything 'spiritual'; I thought it was all crap. - Author: Alice Sebold
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#57. I love painting and music, of course. I don't know nearly as much about them as I know about poetry. I've certainly been influenced by fiction. I was overwhelmed by War and Peace when I read it, and I didn't read it until I was in my late 20s. - Author: Kenneth Koch
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#58. You know, I went out on a normal amount of dates in my early 20s, and I got absolutely slaughtered for it. And it took a lot of hard work and altering my decision-making. I didn't date for two and a half years. Should I have had to do that? No. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#59. I had some wonderful times in my 20s, but your 20s are hard. - Author: LeAnn Rimes
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#60. New York, oh my God, in my early 20s. I felt, this is home, this is really where I belong. - Author: June Squibb
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#61. I am, as it happens, a baby boomer, but not one who feels any broad-gauge nostalgia for the '60s and '70s. My attitude resembles that of my parents, who were born in the '20s and lived through the Great Depression and World War II. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#62. I used to go around the country performing. I was in my 20s; I had no fear. But then I had a baby, and all of sudden, your life, your world changes; you change. - Author: Jaime Pressly
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#63. Sailing became one of the mainstreams of my life. I suppose my father was an influence. I remember seeing a photo of him at home sailing a big boat to Bermuda in his 20s. I still have it. - Author: David Crosby
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#64. The first person who ever told me that happiness was work was this manic-depressive artist I knew when I was in my 20s. I was like, 'What are you talking about? Happiness just happens. That's even the root of that word. How could it be work?' - Author: Ariel Gore
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#65. Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#66. I guess I must just be obsessed with death. Apparently you think about it a lot more as you get older. Maybe you could chart how when I was in my 20s I talked about sex all the time, and in my 40s it's just death. - Author: David Shrigley
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#67. In my 20s, I wanted to be hot; now I want to be healthy. - Author: Camila Alves
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#68. It's not like I listened to music and then stopped. I still don't have a real appreciation for music because I didn't really start listening to it until my 20s. - Author: Kumail Nanjiani
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#69. When I was in my early 20s, my dream was to write mystery novels. I wanted to do what my favourite crime writer, Ross Macdonald, did - crank out a book a year. The only problem - and it was a considerable one - was that I stank. - Author: Linwood Barclay
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#70. I'd grown up with a lot of women. My mother was a famous lesbian in the '20s and '30s, and I grew up with only women, so I was used to getting on with them. - Author: Patrick Macnee
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#71. I am in touch with a company that hopes to replicate my voice. However, they are not replicating my original voice - if they did that, I would sound like a man in his 20s, which would be very strange! They are actually trying to replicate the synthesizer that sits on my wheelchair. - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#72. In my 20s, I worked very, very hard. I have a much more balanced life now. - Author: Bill Gates
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#73. During the late '20s my father left us. My mother was in a complete hole with no money, and we were evicted. - Author: Vidal Sassoon
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#74. I was definitely a late bloomer and didn't really come into my own until I was probably in my 20s. - Author: Misty Copeland
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#75. I've been a foodie most of my life. I started when I lived for a year in Germany in my early 20s, and here was this new food environment, and I decided I needed to make sense of it. And I found it was the rules of economics that do the best job. Food is a capitalist product of supply and demand. - Author: Tyler Cowen
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#76. I always wanted to be a surgeon, because I had a lot of admiration for my father, who is also a surgeon. I also wanted to be a heart surgeon. That was motivated by the fact that my young aunt, a sister of my dad, died in her early 20s of a correctable heart disease. - Author: Magdi Yacoub
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#77. It was a recession when I graduated, but I was so unequipped to have a job anyway, I don't think it would have mattered if the economy was booming. I think I was expecting bad jobs. But as it went on through my 20s, I began to wonder how things were going to turn out. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#78. All I've done is work ... I arrived in Los Angeles in my early 20s and I've been pounding the pavement ever since. - Author: Jeremy Piven
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#79. I've had this problem since I was in my 20s. They don't call it manic depression anymore. They call it a bipolar disorder, and I'm a Type 2. - Author: Ned Beatty
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#80. Yes, OK, farty is a silly word. I wish I'd never used it. I'm 34. Perhaps it was a word for my 20s. - Author: Ben Elton
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#81. Although I played a lot of computer games in my 20s, now I have children of my own, I hate them with a passion. - Author: Tom Hodgkinson
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#82. And my life for the first - you know, when I was in my 20s and 30s, I had my career, and I traveled the world, I lived out of a suitcase. I stayed up until dawn. I did all of those things that were very exciting. - Author: Cheryl Tiegs
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#83. I don't know how it is for women or for other guys, but when I was young and in my 20s, I had a fear of marriage. - Author: Jeff Bridges
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#84. In my 20s, when I was a photojournalist in Beijing. I joined an underground art group and put on clandestine exhibitions of my paintings. - Author: Ma Jian
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#85. I wonder if I ever thought of an ideal reader ... I guess when I was in my 20s and in New York and maybe even in my early 30s, I would write for my wife Janice ... mainly for my poet friends and my wife, who was very smart about poetry. - Author: Kenneth Koch
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#86. When you suddenly appear on the scene and you are the new face, everything centers on you. I experienced this in my mid-20s and I found it rather hard. - Author: Jude Law
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#87. I enjoyed my 20s - they were torturous and beautiful. I learned so much about myself and about life and about the nature of people. - Author: Craig Sheffer
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#88. I always wanted to see what America was like. I had that curiosity in my 20s when I was working in the theatre here [ in London] ... there was the mystery of LA and I wondered what happened over there. I wanted to go and check it out and I'm pleased that I have. - Author: Tom Hiddleston
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#89. When I was in my 20s, I was a bookworm - spent 12 hours of the day in the library. How I met George, I'll never know. - Author: Laura Bush
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#90. In my 20s because I was working on films so much and travelling so much and doing press, I was single with no kids and I think that's the time when not only are you trying on looks, but you're trying on personalities - you're still really forming. - Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
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#91. I spent most of my 20s with these alligator wrestlers in the swamps of South Florida. - Author: Karen Russell
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#92. I modelled in my 20s, and it was an obsessive time. I was under pressure to look a certain way. - Author: Penny Lancaster
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#93. What I was being told in my 20s in the close-quartered, male-ego-infused work space, was that I had to stop reacting with my emotions to sexual desire towards me. The change, in other words, had to be made in me. - Author: Cris Mazza
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#94. When I was a young woman, before I moved to New York, working in small, non-Equity theatres in the Midwest, I did a lot of musicals in my early to mid-20s. - Author: Jayne Houdyshell
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#95. I think the first half of my 20s I felt I had to achieve, achieve, achieve. A lot of men do this. I'm looking around now and I'm like, Where am I running? - Author: Justin Timberlake
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#96. I'm a professional non-fiction reader, that's what I do. But in my 20s we had our own vampire and witch moment, courtesy of Anne Rice, whose books I read and loved. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#97. Originally I studied as a musician, a classical pianist. That was my career before I took up acting in my late 20s. - Author: Christian McKay
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#98. I probably spent the first 20 years of my life wanting to be as American as possible. Through my 20s, and into my 30s, I began to become aware of how so much of my art and architecture has a decidedly Eastern character. - Author: Maya Lin
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#99. Here I found myself in my early 20s, at the height of my career, up against something I was totally powerless against. I had enemies I had never heard of because of this. I certainly didn't have needles hanging out of my arms, nor did I smoke anything. - Author: Irene Cara
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#100. Thirty was a big deal for me. It was the age where I reevaluated everything - how I approached life and how I thought about myself. When I look at my 20s, or when I look at any period in my life, I think about how much time I've wasted trying to find the right man. - Author: Amy Adams
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