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The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed. Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago, government had no claim to our income. Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
You can't give up something you really believe in for financial reasons. If you die by the roadside - so be it. But at least you know you've tried. Ten minutes in the music scene was the equal of one hundred years outside of it.
Don't tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won't respect you. For years I used to wake up my daughter and say, 'Melissa you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep.'.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
And so I think that the idea of America working with other countries to solve problems is good for us, and it is part of digging us out of the 'my way or the highway' approach that was evident in the previous eight years.
I think suicide is sort of like cancer was 50 years ago. People don't want to talk about it, they don't want to know about it. People are frightened of it, and they don't understand, when actually these issues are medically treatable.
I don't drink water, haven't drank water in 40 years.
Reagan won because he was real. He believed in America. He told people he was gonna make it great again coming out of a disastrous four years of Jimmy Carter and Watergate before that.
After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.
My own training is in the field of neuroendocrinology and I really became very fascinated many years ago with the molecules of emotion, molecules that we call neuropeptides.
We will not spend four years blaming others, we will take responsibility.
I personally battled with my own body image for years. I used to tell myself, You can't wear anything sleeveless or strapless. And all of a sudden I was like, What if I just didn't send such negative messages to my brain and said, wear it and enjoy it? And now I'm more comfortable in clothes than ever.
Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years.
In the past 40 years, the United States lost more than a million farmers and ranchers. Many of our farmers are aging. Today, only nine percent of family farm income comes from farming, and more and more of our farmers are looking elsewhere for their primary source of income.
The style of ancient Egyptian art is transcendently clear, something 8-year-olds can recognize in an instant. Its consistency and codification is one of the most epic visual journeys in all art, one that lasts 30 dynasties spread over 3,000 years.
The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.
Charles Caleb Colton
Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
Zora Neale Hurston
Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.
The first hundred years are the hardest.
I've been a vegetarian for years and years. I'm not judgemental about others who aren't, I just feel I cannot eat or wear living creatures.
I don't feel a lack of hope. It's just disappointment that after all these years we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people.
I was probably 7 years old when I started playing the guitar and writing some serious songs.
I've tried different things through the years to get some play on mainstream. I'll try to tailor-make it.
The first story I finished was when I was six years old.
J. K. Rowling
I worked for Xerox for 4 years and after that I knew I was never going to be a corporate person. It wasn't my environment.
The Backstreet Boys were so ten years ago. Whatever.
Baseball changes through the years. It gets milder.
People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.
For the last five years, we have been presented with the idea that Barack Obama is superhuman. Barack Obama is unlike any of us or anyone else. And he isn't. In fact, he's much less achieved and much less accomplished than most who have gotten half as far as he has, and I think maybe what we saw was the best.
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