Over Fifty Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 76 Quotes About Over Fifty

#1. Hillary Clinton and Barack Hussein Obama cannot win, and they are put in place to assure a victory by Mitt Romney ... this is the plan of all the insurance companies that are owned by Mormon interests. It is unfolding as the Mormon Church planned over the last fifty years. - Author: Roseanne Barr
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#2. If I were to give myself a pat on the back, it would be for sticking with bookmaking as my primary way of expressing myself over the span of fifty years. - Author: Jerry Pinkney
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#3. Over the past fifty years or so, scientists have allowed the conventions of expression available to them to become entirely too confining. - Author: David Mermin
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#4. Fifty thousand people in Mexico have been murdered. Puerto Penasco, 60 miles south of our border, just had five people and a police officer killed. That is like part of Arizona, and it is spilling over into our state. - Author: Jan Brewer
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#5. I'm fifty-seven. Too old for starting over, too young for giving up. - Author: Sara Baume
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#6. I ended up at fifty, over-the-hill, thinking I had no future. Finally, I realized that I had allowed myself to write less than I could ... As writers true to ourselves, it will always be hard, and if we're good, we'll always be in trouble. Let's be sure we deserve it. - Author: Waldo Salt
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#7. If he touches me, I will succumb. I know the power he wields over me and my traitorous body. I know. - Author: E.L. James
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#8. And the sun went down, and the stars came out far over the summer sea, But never a moment ceased the fight of the one and the fifty-three. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#9. Nobody over fifty has got any sense. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#10. Detachment and involvement: the artist must have both. The link between them is compassion. It has taken me over fifty years to get a glimmer of what this means. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
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#11. I am dying a thousand cruel and unusual deaths as fifty pairs of eyes take me in, size me up like something that should be hanging over a fireplace in a gentleman's den. - Author: Libba Bray
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#12. Over the last fifty years," the tall man declared, "our sins against Mother Nature have grown exponentially." He paused. "I fear for the soul of humankind. - Author: Dan Brown
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#13. I think a great deal of those dogs," she said proudly. "They are over a hundred years old, and they have sat on either side of this fireplace ever since my brother Aaron brought them from London fifty years ago. Spofford Avenue was called after my brother Aaron." "A - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#14. You know, I don't feel fifty. I feel not a day over forty-nine. It's incredible. I'm bouncy, I feel bouncy. - Author: David Bowie
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#15. A pig whose diet is fifty to seventy percent peanuts grows a ham of incredibly sweet and delicate succulence which, well-cured, well-kept and well-cooked, will take precedence over any other ham the world affords. - Author: Rex Stout
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#16. Jackson, however, persevered. He joined the Franklin Debating Society, an institution that had been in existence over fifty years, and had enrolled in its membership some of the ablest men in Virginia. - Author: Daniel H. Hill
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#17. If adapted to the unique requirements of various regions and peoples of the world, such economic pluralism could have a greater global impact over the next fifty years than the collectivist economics of Marxism and neo-Marxism have had during the half century just past. - Author: Robert Dickson Crane
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#18. It's actually been more like a 50-year interruption, he thought. A boy goes out fishing and has a lot of fun, and then suddenly one day his whole boring adult life starts up, with all its obligations. Fifty years later the interruption is finally over, and he can go back to fishing again. - Author: Vidar Sundstol
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#19. Fifty million people die every year, six thousand die every hour, and over one hundred people die every minute. But when thousands of people die in the same place and at the same time, we are more likely to wonder why God would allow such a thing to happen. - Author: Steve Farrar
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#20. He was pushing fifty, with a face life had chewed on, and long wisps of graying hair parted low on one side and combed over his balding pate. - Author: Patricia Cornwell
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#21. Would you kill someone to have the right of disposal over fifty million kroner for six years?" "Depends on who I had to kill," Liz said. "I know a couple of people I would murder for less." "I mean: is fifty million kroner for six years the same as five million for sixty years? - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#22. Some people never get over their first loves. They spend their whole lives trying to recapture the thrill. Sometimes, after fifty years they get back together. They meet at some reunion or other and realize they were meant to be together. - Author: Judy Blume
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#23. The reason we think that computer graphics technology has succeeded in faking reality is that we, over the course of the last hundred and fifty years, have come to accept the image of photography and film as reality. - Author: Lev Manovich
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#24. You need to know, I'd go fifty-nine more. What ever it takes to let you win I'd retreat all over and all over and all over again - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#25. I'm a bad motherfucker, don't you know
and I'll crawl over fifty good pussies just to get to one fat boy's asshole, said Stagger Lee. - Author: Nick Cave
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#26. The room fell quiet. And as I read down the list of over one hundred and fifty eight-grade boys, I realized that to me, there had only ever been one boy. - Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
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#27. Have you ever noticed that things that don't kill you make you weaker? And great minds don't think alike. If they did, the patent office would only have about fifty inventions. I started getting suspicious when I cried over spilt milk and the cashier took it off my bill. - Wally - Author: Scott Adams
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#28. In a ravenous fifty-five-day spasm during the summer of 1898, the United States asserted control over five far-flung lands with a total of 11 million inhabitants: Guam, Hawaii, Cuba, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico. Never in history has a nation leaped so suddenly to overseas empire. At - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#29. We sin so much, we deceive so much, and all for what? I'm over fifty, my friend ... I'll ... Everything ends in death, everything. Death is terrible. He - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#30. In the last fifty years science has advanced more than in the 2,000 previous years and given mankind greater powers over the forces of nature than the ancients ascribed to their gods. - Author: John Boyd Orr
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#31. People are here because they've got baggage. I'm talking curbside-check-in, pay-the-fine-'cause-it's-over-fifty-pounds kind of baggage. Get it? - Author: Lauren Kate
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#32. They were probably fifty feet away from each other. How far is fifty feet? To the top of the tallest tree? From one lip of a volcano to the other? As far as a man can go in ten seconds, striding briskly? As far as a man can go in five seconds, falling over himself in enthusiasm? - Author: Lydia Netzer
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#33. But here's my secret, what I think has gotten my husband and I through over twenty years, my sister through almost thirty, and my folks through almost over fifty: humor. We laugh at ourselves, each other, at pretty much everything. - Author: Rachel Thompson
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#34. As the storm moved closer it broke into hundreds of pieces so that the rain fell here and there from the high clouds in long, curving gray plumes. It looked like maybe fifty or sixty fires scattered over the city, except that the tall, smoky columns were flowing in reverse. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#35. I don't believe that when you are 25 you are over the hill. Fifty is the new 30. - Author: Michael Flatley
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#36. All day I have been tossed and whirled in a preposterous happiness; was it an elf in the blood? Or a bird in the brain? Or even part of the cloudily crested, fifty-league-long, loud, uplifted wave of a journeying angels transit over and through my heart? - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#37. There was no doubt about it: the City was the culmination of man's mastery over the environment. Not space travel, not the fifty colonized worlds that were now so haughtily independent, but the City. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#38. You don't have journalists over there anymore, what they have is public relations people. That's what they have over in America now. Two-hundred and fifty thousand people in public relations. And a dwindling number of actual reporters and journalists. - Author: Robert Crumb
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#39. I have found, in over fifty years of confronting governments and defending cooperatives from political and bureaucratic interference, that when you begin demanding what is rightfully yours, there are many people even within the bureaucratic system who ensure that you retain those rights. - Author: Verghese Kurien
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#40. The history of the Internet is, in part, a series of opportunities missed: the major record labels let Apple take over the digital-music business; Blockbuster refused to buy Netflix for a mere fifty million dollars; Excite turned down the chance to acquire Google for less than a million dollars. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#41. The association of Mount Ararat and Noah, the staunch Christians who were massacred periodically by the Mohammedan Turks, and the Sunday School collections over fifty years for alleviating their miseries-all cumulate to impress the name Armenia on the front of the American mind. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#42. The accumulated knowledge of materials, computing, electromagnetism, product design, and all the rest that we've learned over the last several centuries converts a few ounces of raw materials worth mere pennies into a device with more computing power than the entire planet possessed fifty years ago. - Author: Ramez Naam
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#43. As I look back over fifty years of ministry, I recall innumerable tests, trials and times of crushing pain. But through it all, the Lord has proven faithful, loving, and totally true to all his promises. - Author: David Wilkerson
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#44. That dream's over," I say shortly. "Partners don't make fifty-million-quid mistakes. - Author: Sophie Kinsella
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#45. The nation did not begin to realize the extraordinary possibilities of the vast Western territory until its attention was thus suddenly and definitely concentrated on the Pacific by the annual addition of over fifty million dollars to the circulating medium. - Author: John Moody
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#46. Would we be tormenting ourselves over the Kennedy assassination today if fifty cameras had been rolling, instead of just poor Abraham Zapruder's? - Author: David Brin
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#47. More than two hundred Aberowen men were killed on the first day of July, there on the banks of the Somme River. I have been told that the total of British casualties is over fifty thousand! - Author: Ken Follett
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#48. About two hundred or two hundred and fifty years after the death of Grettir, his history was committed to writing, and then it became fixed - nothing further was added to it, and we have his story after having travelled down over two hundred years as a tradition. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#49. Drawing up my knees, I fold in on myself. I want to make myself as small as possible. Perhaps this nonsensical pain will be smaller the smaller I am. Placing my head on my knees, I let the irrational tears fall unrestrained. I am crying over the loss of something I never had. How ridiculous. - Author: E.L. James
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#50. John Rebus ~ he tried to walk through the isles (of the book shop) without focusing. If he focused he would become interested and if he became interested he would buy. He already had over fifty unread books at home, piled next to his bed - Author: Ian Rankin
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#51. I have been practicing, with scientific precision, nonviolence and its possibilities for an unbroken period of over fifty years. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#52. I think the picture in Jet magazine showing Emmett Till's mutilation was probably the greatest media product in the last forty or fifty years because that picture stimulated a lot of interest and anger on the part of blacks all over the country. - Author: Charles Diggs
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#53. Said no more but, calling for my cashier, I ordered him to pay over fifty £1,000 notes. When I was alone once more, however, with the precious case lying upon the table in front of me, I could not but think with some misgivings of the immense responsibility which it entailed - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#54. Why does he have such an unnerving effect on me? His over-whelming good looks maybe? The way his eyes blaze at me? The way he strokes his index finger against his lower lip? I wish he'd stop doing that. - Author: E.L. James
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#55. MAKE WAY FOR A WHOLE NEW YOU. But it took me fifty-seven years to become this me, I think, and I just don't have the stamina to make so many mistakes all over again. - Author: Sara Baume
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#56. Advice saves you time. If you ask anyone over fifty, which is more important, time or money, they will ALWAYS tell you time. - Author: Douglas Copeland
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#57. When, over fifty years ago, I first became interested in economics - as a discipline that provided the key to social structure and social problems - it never crossed my mind that one day I might be the honored recipient of a Nobel Memorial Prize. - Author: Simon Kuznets
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#58. All I'm saying is that I don't want to sort of fall in love with fifty different people. I'd rather find one person and fall completely, deeply in over my head. - Author: Anna White
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#59. I think every Negro over fifty should get a medal for putting up with all that crap. - Author: Miles Davis
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#60. We wouldn't pay to rent and watch the same painful movie two hundred fifty times, but somehow we let our mind replay a bad memory over and over, each time experiencing the same distress and shame. - Author: Jan Chozen Bays
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#61. Nobody knows quite how destructive human beings are, but it is a fact that over the last fifty thousand years or so, wherever we have gone animals have tended to vanish, often in astonishingly large numbers. In - Author: Bill Bryson
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#62. [On being asked how it felt to be the first female conductor of the Boston Symphony:] I've been a woman for a little more than fifty years, and I've gotten over my original astonishment. - Author: Nadia Boulanger
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#63. Every woman over fifty should stay in bed until noon. - Author: Mamie Eisenhower
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#64. Once I get over maybe a hundred pages, I won't go back to page one, but I might go back to page fifty-five, or twenty, even. But then every once in a while I feel the need to go to page one again and start rewriting. - Author: Joan Didion
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#65. Our mission is, in truth, historic and world changing - to build, over the next fifty years and beyond, a global low carbon economy. And it is not overdramatic to say that the character and course of the coming century will be set by how we measure up to this challenge - Author: Gordon Brown
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#66. Over the last fifteen months we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been to fifty-seven states. I think, one left to go. - Author: Barack Obama
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#67. There is a growing belief, particularly among those belonging to the fifty-plus age group, that recently married people seem to be tripping over themselves to divorce each other. And often, for frivolous reasons! - Author: Vijay Nagaswami
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#68. In Chicago [during the Great Depression], a crowd of some fifty hungry men fought over barrel of garbage set outside the back door of restaurant - Author: William E. Leuchtenburg
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#69. When she looked in the glass and saw her hair grey her cheek sunk, at fifty, she thought, possibly she might have managed things better
her husband; money; his books. But for her own part she would never for a single second regret her decision, evade difficulties, or slur over duties - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#70. When I first caught sight of (Mount Shasta) over the braided folds of the Sacramento Valley I was fifty miles away and afoot, alone and weary. Yet all my blood turned to wine, and I have not been weary since. - Author: John Muir
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#71. She blow em clean over. She suck the grits off the candle and start eating. After while, she smile up at me, say, "How old are you?"
"Aibileen's fifty-three."
Her eyes get real wide. I might as well be a thousand. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#72. Well over fifty years ago I was making radio loudspeakers and radio sets in Rochester, New York; pretty young and inexperienced; but we survived the depression. - Author: Stuart Symington
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#73. {Victor} was no exception to a rule of Alun's that men over fifty who took care of themselves were not to be trusted. - Author: Kingsley Amis
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#74. [in regards to Chad's Nifty Over Fifty Moustache and Beard Darkener] "'Dark Bravado Blonde, Number 143.' The name alone makes my loins all aquiver."
Amber - Author: Laurie Faria Stolarz
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#75. Fifty years ago, the spoken word reigned, but during the last fifty years, the power has gone over to pictures. - Author: Pipilotti Rist
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#76. Over the course of a fifty-year marriage, one bad year isn't very significant. Your marriage might still be there to be saved. But you'll never know if you keep indulging your hate and anger like the world owes you reparations. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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