Top 40 Years Old Quotes

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1. "The old men send the young to die in war,But if the roles were reversed, what then the score?"
Author: Alan Cook
2. "If you can last until you're 40 years old, hopefully you'll be mature enough to figure out the rest of the years."
Author: Alan Jackson
3. "Every man over 40 should have a PSA test each year."
Author: Barry Bostwick
4. "He'd closed the door to all of his emotions years ago, but now, the aroma that seeped from her flawless skin was an intoxicating mixture of lilacs and rain, captivating his senses."
Author: Beth Bares
5. "It's perfectly okay if you don't understand every single one of them. For one thing, I make a lot of corny jokes, and you have to be 40 years old to get some of them."
Author: Brian P. Cleary
6. "What seems tragic now won't even be an issue in a few years time."
Author: Cecelia Ahern
7. "The present convergence of crises––in money, energy, education, health, water, soil, climate, politics, the environment, and more––is a birth crisis, expelling us from the old world into a new."
Author: Charles Eisenstein
8. "I've grown up a little bit. I'm almost 40 years old now. But everyone was introduced to me when I was 18 and I looked like I was 15. I've been around a long time."
Author: Chris O'Donnell
9. "I was the guy literally in the chess club who decided to wear a bow tie for the last two years of high school, so I obviously wasn't trying to get the ladies."
Author: Dallas Roberts
10. "Change is possible through dialogue and unity. We must be ever vigilantto uncover the historical roots of the conflicts that divide us,ever vigilant to speak the truth to power. And it is to historythat we must look to find our way forward, to find solutionsto problems old and new."
Author: DaShanne Stokes
11. "I think the average American recognizes that it took years to create the crisis that erupted in 2008 and peaked in January of 2009. And it's going to take some time to work through it."
Author: David Axelrod
12. "(About her age when her first poem was published...) As a poet, it's fair to say that I was a 'late bloomer.' My youngest had published two poems by the age of nine. Isn't that amazing? I was a little older when I saw my first poem in print -- almost 40 years older. Now my little boy is my editor, and I wouldn't have it any other way. I'm the only writer I know who used to burp her editor."
Author: Donna J. Stone
13. "I can visit any old place, any old time when I read a book."
Author: Emma Peachy
14. "To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter."
Author: Euripides
15. "Our parts now -- which perforce we must play -- are not father and daughter, but one old Abhorsen, making way for the new. But behind this, there is always my love."
Author: Garth Nix
16. "I wasn't prepared to get a mammogram until I was 40 years old, like I'd been told. I never in my wildest dreams expected anything to be wrong."
Author: Giuliana Rancic
17. "That Hegelian dialectics should provide a wonderful instrument for always being right, because they permit the interpretations of all defeats as the beginning of victory, is obvious. One of the most beautiful examples of this kind of sophistry occurred after 1933 when the German Communists for nearly two years refused to recognize that Hitler's victory had been a defeat for the German Communist Party."
Author: Hannah Arendt
18. "Manfred, Prince of Otranto, had one son and one daughter: the latter, a most beautiful virgin, aged eighteen, was called Matilda. Conrad, the son, was three years younger, a homely youth, sickly, and of no promising disposition; yet he was the darling of his father, who never showed any symptoms of affection to Matilda. Manfred had contracted a marriage for his son with the Marquis of Vicenza's daughter, Isabella; and she had already been delivered by her guardians into the hands of Manfred, that he might celebrate the wedding as soon as Conrad's infirm state of health would permit."
Author: Horace Walpole
19. "You can talk to your old dad about anything, you know. Except boys. And bras. And that Bieber fellow."
Author: Jenny B. Jones
20. "She asked him the question she had been asking herself for the past few days. "Why are you being so nice to me now?" J.D. leaned forward in his chair. He gazed directly into her eyes, and Payton suddenly found herself wondering why it had taken him eight years to look at her that way."Because you're letting me," he said softly."
Author: Julie James
21. "For man is that ageless creature who has the faculty of becoming of becoming many years younger in a few seconds, and who, surrounded by the walls of the time through which he has lived, floats within them as in a pool the surface-level of which is constantly changing so as to bring him within range now of one epoch, now of another."
Author: Marcel Proust
22. "We would have visions in those days,a number of us did. Your young men will have visions and your old men will dream dreams"
Author: Marilynne Robinson
23. "I was 40 years old before I became an overnight success, and I'd been publishing for 20 years."
Author: Mary Karr
24. "For two years nobody talked about anything other than the name arrangement. There was no fund-raising and no progress being made on construction and design."
Author: Michael Arad
25. "Verily, for nine hundred years have I lost. Everyone I knew is dead, the empire gone, and who knows in what state the world is left. Should what thy sister reports prove true, much hath changed in the world.""By the way," Royce mentioned, "No one uses the words 'tis or hath anymore and certainly not thou, thy, or verily."
Author: Michael J. Sullivan
26. "Rage, there's a rage in me that I have to rely on others, even though I'm very good at relying on others. But at the same time it's uncomfortable at times. Think about that. Isn't that a frightening thing? You rely on your lover, you rely on your friends, and finally you have to rely in what you believe if you want to become whole. But we don't like it. We do resent our lovers, especially the idea of relying on your friends to be whole. That means that on your own, you're  (pause) that old fucking zen idea. You're the one hand clapping. (laughs)"
Author: Michka Assayas
27. "If it's true that every seven years each cell in your body dies and is replaced, then I have truly inherited my life from a dead man; and the misdeeds of those times have been forgiven, and are buried with his bones."
Author: Neil Gaiman
28. "I don't ever forget things when it comes to you, Rebecca." A dark emotion flashed in his eyes. "I can't make up for the years I didn't show, nor will I try because you can never make up for lost time, but you have to know how important you are to me." -Hunter Beckman"
Author: Nikki Lynn Barrett
29. "Time, you old gypsy man, will you not stay, put up your caravan just for one day?"
Author: Ralph Hodgson
30. "Every sensitive person carries in himself old cities enclosed by ancient walls"
Author: Robert Walser
31. "The old endless chain of love, tolerance, indifference, aversion and disgust"
Author: Samuel Beckett
32. "Wyndham's is a beautiful old theatre. The sensation on the stage isn't as different as you might think from the Royal Court."
Author: Sophie Thompson
33. "Let other complain that the age is wicked; my complaint is that it is paltry; for it lacks passion. Men's thoughts are thin and flimsy like lace, they are themselves pitiable like the lacemakers. The thoughts of their hearts are too paltry to be sinful. For a worm it might be regarded as a sin to harbor such thoughts, but not for a being made in the image of God. Their lusts are dull and sluggish, their passions sleepy...This is the reason my soul always turns back to the Old Testament and to Shakespeare. I feel that those who speak there are at least human beings: they hate, they love, they murder their enemies, and curse their descendants throughout all generations, they sin."
Author: Søren Kierkegaard
34. "The Man He KilledHad he and I but met By some old ancient inn,We should have set us down to wet Right many a nipperkin! But ranged as infantry, And staring face to face,I shot at him as he at me, And killed him in his place. I shot him dead because— Because he was my foe,Just so: my foe of course he was; That's clear enough; although He thought he'd 'list, perhaps, Off-hand like—just as I—Was out of work—had sold his traps— No other reason why. Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow downYou'd treat, if met where any bar is, Or help to half a crown."
Author: Thomas Hardy
35. "Does doing something old with new technology mean that I'm teaching with technology and that I'm doing so in a way as to really improve the reading and writing skills of the students in my classroom?" (2007, 214). Her answer, as well as mine, would be no. When we simply bring a traditional mind-set to literacy practices, and not a mind-set that understands new literacies (an idea developed by Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel, which I elaborate on later) into the process of digital writing, we cannot make the substantive changes to our teaching that need to happen in order to embrace the..."
Author: Troy Hicks
36. "Guys are idiots, till they're what, 40 years old."
Author: Wes Borland

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