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Total Quotes : 15
Rather Horrors

I am now seventy, rather glad, really, that I won't live to see the horrors to come in the 21st century.

- Anne Stevenson

Will Often

If you fall seventy times a day, rise seventy times and return to God so that you will not fall too often.

- Johannes Tauler

Fifty Sixty

At twenty a man is a peacock, at thirty a lion, at forty a camel, at fifty a serpent, at sixty a dog, at seventy an ape, at eighty a nothing at all.

- Baltasar Gracian

Die Buried

Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.

- Benjamin Franklin

Figure Acceptable

The cacao content is a wrapper's most important datum, and the acceptable benchmark is seventy per cent. The figure is a measure of 'cocoa mass.'

- Bill Buford

Life Hardest

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.

- Helen Hayes

Age Old

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.

- Doris Lessing

War Could

The human species really could have faced global thermonuclear war. During seventy years of Cold War we grew used to it.

- Larry Niven

Always Fifty

The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.

- George Eliot

Age Sin

Being seventy is not a sin.

- Golda Meir

Better Alive

Seventy is wormwood, Seventy is gall But its better to be seventy, Than not alive at all.

- Phyllis McGinley

Take Ready-Made

Seventy percent store-bought, ready-made plus 30 percent fresh allows you to take 100 percent of the credit.

- Sandra Lee

Fiction I Write

In general, I write for ages 12 and up - although I've received emails from readers between the ages of seven and seventy. My books are science fiction.

- Marie Lu

Young Far

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Only Difference

The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience.

- Maurice Chevalier