There must be a day or two in a man's life when he is the precise age for something important.

By : Franklin P. Adams 0 Likes          


I wanted to look at the upper-middle-class scene since the war, and in particular my generation's part in it. We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class. How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring?

By : Simon Raven

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There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.

By : Washington Irving

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There's no magazine you open, unless its AARP, that shows a woman over the age of 45 in any other light, other than having to buy Depends or Viagra.

By : Doris Roberts

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My family were broadminded enough to support me when I wanted to pursue a life in the theatre.

By : Peter Gallagher

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If you're an addict, it controls your life and your life becomes uncontrollable. It's boring and painful, filling your system with something that makes you stare at your shoes for six hours.

By : James Taylor

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I don't know about the rest of you, but I feel pressed and tense almost every day of my life about something or other. And I think it's the one thing, as I look into people's eyes, that I think I share with almost everybody.

By : William Friedkin

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My whole life was foretold to me. An old Romany gypsy read my fortune.

By : Maureen O'Hara

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Publishing a protocol under the name Atom that tries to capture all of the prior art in this stage and might provide a good basis for winding down the syndication wars.

By : Tim Bray

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Human language... prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.

By : Lewis Thomas

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The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.

By : Wallace Stevens

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I felt like an extraordinary hero. I was only five or six and I had the whole of life in my hands. Even if I had been driving the carriage of the sun I could not have felt any better.

By : Dario Fo

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In New York alone, there was an average of more than 300 campus fires per year between 1997 and 2000, with roughly 160 of them annually in dormitories.

By : Vito Fossella

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