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Top 100 Quotes About Old

#1. I really like 'Gladiator.' I like 'The Dark Knight.' I really liked, when I was a kid, 'U.S. Marshalls.' I like funny movies, too. 'Old School' and 'The Hangover.' 'The Hangover' was up there; I liked it. - Author: Matthew Stafford
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#2. And then I played some music, old music, and it sounded awful, and I loved it, I loved it so much. - Author: John Darnielle
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#3. Or perhaps Zeus was just messing with me again - giving me a taste of my old power before yanking it away once more. Remember this, kid? WELL YOU CAN'T HAVE IT! - Author: Rick Riordan
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#4. Cast off everything/everyone else has known for you./Move gratefully, from these old skins./And this time, if you toughen,/decide/for whom? - Author: Em Claire
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#5. My favorite was going as a boxer when I was 9 years old and wearing my dad's boxing gear. - Author: John Molina Jr.
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#6. In spite of her vapourish airs (as the housewives of Yonville called them), Emma, all the same, never seemed gay, and usually she had at the corners of her mouth that immobile contraction that puckers the faces of old maids, and those of men whose ambition has failed. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#7. I believe there is no one principle which predominates in human nature so much in every stage of life, from the cradle to the grave, in males and females, old and young, black and white, rich and poor, high and low, as this passion for superiority. - Author: David McCullough
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#8. Hey," the cabbie yelled. "How's about a tip?"
"You bet-ski," Evie said, heading toward the old Victorian mansion, her long silk scarf trailing behind her. "Don't kiss strange men in Penn Station. - Author: Libba Bray
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#9. Serpine: No, my old enemy, I think for the moment anyway, we're all alone. And you have something I want
Skulduggery: A winning sense of style? - Author: Derek Landy
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#10. That is where a big part of the Old South is, on coffee tables in Greenwich Village. - Author: Rick Bragg
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#11. I came to Houston for a job, the reason most people move halfway across the country with a first grader and a five-week-old. I came here to teach at Rice. - Author: Justin Cronin
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#12. I started writing when I was 9 years old. I was like this weird kid who would just stay in my room, typing little funny magazines and drawing comic strips. - Author: R.L. Stine
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#13. I invent a reason for the Hertz attendant to start the rental car.
I am seventy-five years old: this is not the reason I give. - Author: Joan Didion
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#14. For as I like a man in whom there is something of the old, so I like a man in whom there is something of the young; and he who follows this maxim, in body will possibly be an old man but he will never be an old man in mind. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#15. It's morning when I go to sleep
In the distant dawn a church bell rings
Another day is coming on
A baby's born, an old man dies
Somewhere young lovers kiss good-bye
I leave my soul and just move on
And wish that I was there to sing this song - Author: Jon Bon Jovi
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#16. My husband is old-fashioned and kind, he does the greatest Sinatra impression, and I'd never have written anything if he hadn't read all those bedtime stories and unloaded the dishwasher while I slaved over chapters. - Author: Allison Pearson
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#17. The house had been torn down. Nothing is left but the old white fence. There used to be privet bushes everywhere. "The smell of privet is the smell of summer for me," I say to Catherine.
"Yes, Mom." she says, "I know, Your memories are my memories now. - Author: Abigail Thomas
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#18. Well, how did you die, then?" the old man finally asked.
"Die?" Matthew threw back. "Are you crazy? I'm not dead. I'm just very late. - Author: J. Tonzelli
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#19. The custom of giving presents on New Year's Day is as old as the time of the Romans, who attached superstitious importance to it, and thought the gifts brought them a lucky year. - Author: P.H. Ditchfield
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#20. A man in the crowd asks: Hey Rodney, how'd you get started? Rodney: I was 12 years old, alone in my room, and I got started! - Author: Rodney Dangerfield
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#21. I wanted to tell him that all the awful things that happened in the old world were dead. And the new world, the world we lived in now, the world we were creating, that world would be better. But I didn't say it, because I wasn't sure it was true. - Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz
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#22. I hope that they enjoy the movie. Don't be critical. Don't expect to get the same feelings you got when you watched the series when you were 10 years old. Let your kids see it and experience it on their own. - Author: Mark Goddard
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#23. And Jasmine, royal princess and daughter of the sultan..." the little old religious man trailed off, confused. "I'm sorry, daughter. I don't remember all of your names. Rose of Agrabah? Twice Great-Granddaughter of Elisheba the Wise?"
"I think it was Elisheba," Jasmine said thoughtfully. - Author: Liz Braswell
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#24. People are appreciating the old stuff again and there's no MTV-style scene police to try to make us all listen to Machine Head and Pantera *puke*! - Author: Mat McNerney
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#25. Can we be blamed for feeling we're too old to change? Too scared of disappointment to start it all again? We get up every morning, we do our best. Nothing else matters. - Author: Deborah Moggach
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#26. The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are no longer able to set a bad example. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#27. Anything that is as old as racism is in the blood line of the nation. It's not any superficial thing-that attitude is in the blood and we have to educate about it. - Author: Nannie Helen Burroughs
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#28. So old and persistent did Mother's unhappiness seem that I had never stopped to ask its true cause. Nothing is more acceptable than that which we are born into. - Author: Hisham Matar
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#29. My fan base is extremely random. It's the 14-year-old white kid sitting next to your auntie from St. Luke's Baptist Church, to the 20-year-old Black girl who probably would go to a Rihanna concert, but she's coming to my show. - Author: Robert Glasper
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#30. I was 14 years old when I started rapping and I was terrible. I fell in love with it though and when that happens with me I become super passionate and go all the way with it. - Author: G-Eazy
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#31. I can see getting married and having a family, because it is the next thing on the agenda. You can only do this for so long. I'm old, and my friends all have kids. And I'm single, still blow drying my hair! - Author: David Spade
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#32. Congratulations!
If I may be so bold
Only 40 years to go
Before you're a century old
Just saying - Author: John Walter Bratton
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#33. I'm a troglodyte. I think that's the word for it. Like an old school weird person who throws bricks at their computers. - Author: Joanne Kelly
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#34. Robots are emotionless, so they don't get upset if their buddy is killed, they don't commit crimes of rage and revenge. But ... they see an 80-year-old grandmother in a wheelchair the same way they see a T80 tank; they're both just a series of zeros and ones. - Author: P. W. Singer
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#35. Old fat spider spinning in a tree! Old fat spider can't see me! Attercop! Attercop! Won't - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#36. I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. - Author: George S. McGovern
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#37. Art has to be, you know, trade itself, conform to the old strict guidelines set forth by how it was going to act in the future. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#38. Are you OLD?"
"No. I'm only twelve. But I've been that for a long time. - Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist
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#39. Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence. - Author: Ronnie Barker
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#40. They've got this crazy actor who's 82 years old up there in a suit. I was a mayor, and they're probably thinking I know how to give a speech, but even when I was mayor I never gave speeches. I gave talks. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#41. It is not too late. You are not too old. You are right on time-And you are better than you know. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#42. Anybody who passes more than a day in eternity is as old as God could ever be. - Author: John Berger
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#43. I'm not interested at all in playing more than 12, 15 tournaments a year on an annual basis because like all the old guys out here on this Tour, we've played golf for nearly 30 years of our lives. - Author: Greg Norman
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#44. His eyesight was possessed by the colours of trauma, cracking and bubbling like an old Super Eight film to remind him of his near-death drowning some two months ago in that very moment when he needed to act. - Author: Luke Taylor
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#45. People know something has gone terribly wrong with our government and it has gotten so far off track. But people also know that there is nothing wrong in America that a good old-fashioned election can't fix. - Author: Sarah Palin
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#46. Our terminal decline into old age and death stems from the fine print of the contract that we signed with our mitochondria two billion years ago. - Author: Nick Lane
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#47. Book collecting! First editions and best editions; old books and new books - the ones you like and want to have around you. Thousands of 'em. I've had more honest satisfaction and happiness collecting books than anything else I've ever done in life. - Author: Peter Ruber
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#48. He who cares only for himself in youth will be a very niggard in manhood, and a wretched miser in old age. - Author: Josiah Johnson Hawes
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#49. And much later, long after Bastian had returned to his world, in his maturity and
even in his old age, this joy never left him entirely. Even in the hardest moments of hislife he preserved a lightheartedness that made him smile and that comforted others. - Author: Michael Ende
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#50. I have a screened in porch, and it's nice to curl up with a book outside when it's raining, especially an old battered classic like 'Pride & Prejudice & Zombies.' - Author: Amanda Hocking
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#51. Dragons old and young, true and false, bright and dark. And you. A small man with a big shadow, snarling in the midst of all. - Author: George R R Martin
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#52. When I was a kid, there was no distinction between a movie about old people or young people. It was either funny or not. It was either entertaining or not. It was either exciting or not. It was either thrilling or not. - Author: Joseph Bologna
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#53. Your life is infinite. You are as old as these mountains and you will remain for ever. - Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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#54. A Highlander in full regalia is an impressive sight - any Highlander, no matter how old, ill-favored, or crabbed in appearance. A tall, straight-bodied, and by no means ill-favored Highlander in the prime of his life is breathtaking. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#55. The 'fear of change' excuse is something you see trotted out by organizations or management that believe customers are old, stupid, ignorant, and stubborn. - Author: Ian Lamont
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#56. Even as wisdom often comes from the mouths of babes, so does it often come from the mouths of old people. The golden rule is to test everything in the light of reason and experience, no matter from where it comes. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#57. At the time the world was all upside down. The American people were beginning to move around a lot. The old hometown ties had been pretty much broken. The theme of Farmer Takes a Wife appealed to people. Everybody was homesick. And it sold and sold and sold. - Author: John Gould
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#58. A lot of my old stuff is pretty simple. The new stuff is slightly more in-depth. - Author: Matt Corby
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#59. Whenever you get an appetite, you feed yourself. Therefore, fill your belly on wisdom of things old and new. Only swallow the truth, less you choke on the lies. - Author: Amaka Imani Nkosazana
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#60. This process was also used on beautiful daggers with bifurcated blades, which look ahead to the Old Kingdom forked instruments known as pesesh-kef used in the Opening of the Mouth funerary ceremony. - Author: Ian Shaw
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#61. Nineteen eighty is almost here, thank God. the hippies are getting old, they blew their brains on acid and now they're begging on street corners all over San Francisco. Their hair is tangled and their bare feet are thick and gray as shoes. We're sick of them. - Author: Jennifer Egan
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#62. Europe has to avoid old prejudices and new ones. That means north versus south, rich versus poor. - Author: Mario Monti
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#63. Old pain is an anchor. - Author: Tammy Kling
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#64. Styles come and go, design goes on forever: solving communication problems with new tools applied to the same old common sense. - Author: Ivan Chermayeff
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#65. He looked old, like a stranger. He was someone else, someone whom he could easily hate. (Tom Pitts, Piggyback) - Author: Ken Bruen
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#66. No one on this Earth knows how old I am. - Author: Minnesota Fats
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#67. You are the creator. Get out that old box of paints and brushes and start drawing love into your life. - Author: Kate McGahan
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#68. You will hear words old and spent and useless like costumes left over from yesterday's parties. - Author: Cesare Pavese
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#69. And when they start talking, and they always do, you find that each of them has a story they want to tell. Everyone, no matter how old or young, has some lesson they want to teach. And I sit there and listen and learn all about life from people who have no idea how to live it. - Author: Paul Neilan
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#70. Friends die, friends become demented, friends quarrel, friends drift with old age into silence. - Author: Donald Hall
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#71. I think you've all heard my story about my daughter and how we felt Children's Hospital saved her life when she was less than a year old. I won't go through all of the details of that. - Author: Jack Nicklaus
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#72. It never gets old. Working with somebody like Kevin Hart is rejuvenating in a lot of ways. He's such a pro. He's so good. - Author: Ice Cube
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#73. The old man always said we should attend to the things we have some hope of understanding, and eternity isn't one of them. Well, this world isn't one either. - Author: Marilynne Robinson
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#74. It's strange how in childhood it feels like tomorrow won't come until the end of forever, but in adulthood it feels like the end of forever could come tomorrow. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#75. But true love is a durable fire, In the mind ever burning, Never sick, never old, never dead, From itself never turning. - Author: Walter Raleigh
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#76. I just close my eyes and act like I'm a 3-year-old. I try to get as close to a childlike level as possible because we were all artists back then. So you just close your eyes and think back to when you were as young as you can remember and had the least barriers to your creativity. - Author: Kanye West
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#77. If the stories of our faith are such that you're too young to remember them, then you are not old enough to preach. - Author: Fred B. Craddock
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#78. Old ways will always remain unless some one invents a new way and then lives and dies for it - Author: Elbert Hubbard
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#79. The old white man didn't look into your eyes, he looked clear through your eyes, and straight to the inside of the back of your head. 'Instead of runnin from pain, which is the natural thing in life, in boxing you step to it, get me? - Author: F.X. Toole
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#80. You're never too old to make a fool of yourself - Author: Michael Perkins
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#81. It is a start, and I mean to keep on, I find written in my old journal of that year. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#82. It was long before I got at the maxim, that in reading an old mathematician you will not read his riddle unless you plough with his heifer; you must see with his light, if you want to know how much he saw. - Author: Augustus De Morgan
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#83. The fact that I made a special movie with an old-fashioned style - even if it's a mix between with modern and old-fashioned things - must mean I feel both ways about change. In a way I'm resisting, but in a way adapting myself to the times. - Author: Michel Hazanavicius
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#84. Calm, gentle, passionless as he appeared, there was yet, we fear, a quiet depth of malice, hitherto latent, but active now, in this unfortunate old man, which led him to imagine a more intimate revenge than any mortal had ever wreaked upon an enemy. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#85. Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating. - Author: Gilbert Highet
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#86. Hello, Paranoia, My Old Friend - Author: Rick Riordan
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#87. I love the smell of old books, Mandy sighed, inhaling deeply with the book pressed against her face. The yellow pages smelled of wood and paper mills and mothballs. - Author: Rebecca McNutt
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#88. She saw hopelessness as an old enemy, as persistent and inevitable as death. - Author: Grace Metalious
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#89. It sounds old-fashioned to say, but we have some kind of purpose for being here, not poets or writers, but all of us humans. - Author: Pattiann Rogers
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#90. And it's sort of an old-fashioned ER, in that it's very much about the medicine, and how these people cope. There's very little about the personal lives of the characters. - Author: Laura Innes
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#91. I am 67, but I'm not too old to make a fresh start. - Author: Thomas A. Edison
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#92. The genius of the American system is that through freedom we have created extraordinary results from plain old ordinary people. - Author: Phil Gramm
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#93. I'm 52 years old, which means I'm of an age where my reading habits are more or less set. I read plenty of stuff on line but I rely on pretty traditional sources. I'm a newspaper reader, whether in hand or on my iPad. - Author: Michael Wilbon
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#94. I need contrast-the old and the new, the rough and the soft. The clash of it all is very sexy. - Author: Catherine Malandrino
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#95. I'm very old-school. I like a director to direct me. I like to be the actor. - Author: Melissa Leo
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#96. The only thing harder than getting a new idea into the military mind is to get an old one out. - Author: B.H. Liddell Hart
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#97. An old advertising maxim says you've got to spell out the benefit of the benefit. In other words, people don't buy quarter-inch drill bits. They buy quarter-inch holes so they can hang their children's pictures. - Author: Chip Heath
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#98. I've always known from the time I was eight years old what I wanted to do. I would have been fairly content to be someone's lead guitar player. - Author: Brad Paisley
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#99. I will age for you, if it pleases you. I will match you, wrinkle for wrinkle, grey hair for grey hair, crease for crease, wrinkle for wrinkle. You will be so beautiful when you are old. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#100. My son was three months old when I started filming 'The Hobbit,' and I was still breastfeeding. - Author: Evangeline Lilly
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