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Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.
Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week.
Laurence J. Peter
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
We have all been guilty of complaining, but God does not look at it as lightly as we may think. Complaining was the reason the Jews ended up wandering in the desert for forty years. If we were more grateful for what God has done for us, abasing ourselves would not be a problem.
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Famous people are deceptive. Deep down, they're just regular people. Like Larry King. We've been friends for forty years. He's one of the few guys I know who's really famous. One minute he's talking to the president on his cell phone, and then the next minute he's saying to me, 'Do you think we ought to give the waiter another dollar?'
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
George Bernard Shaw
The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience.
The verbal interpretation, on the other hand, i.e. the metaphysics of quantum physics, is on far less solid ground. In fact, in more than forty years physicists have not been able to provide a clear metaphysical model.
I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive. My boyfriend lives forty miles away.
Hors D'oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces.
One out of forty American men wears women's clothing. We've had more than forty presidents. One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress.
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.
'True Blood' is shot on film. It's more like a movie, and they take more days to shoot it, plus it has an hour of content. 'The Good Wife' is network. They're shooting on HD. It moves quicker and they only have forty minutes of content instead of a full hour. Not to mention the difference of shooting, you know, rated-R stuff!
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The person who takes the oath of office in the next four months will shape not just the next four years, but the next forty years of our nation. In these next four years, we need proven leadership, proven judgment and proven values. America needs four more years of President Barack Obama.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.
She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction.
After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face. My advice is to keep your face, and stay sitting down.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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