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We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
George Bernard Shaw
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
But you can't focus on things that matter if all you've been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep. You know.
One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials.
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.
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.
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
I admit, I have a tremendous sex drive. My boyfriend lives forty miles away.
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
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Forty for you, sixty for me. And equal partners we will be.
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.
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.
It is the nobility of their style which will make our writers of 1840 unreadable forty years from now.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I've led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation.
I used to try to run five miles every other day, which I worked up to and I was doing it, but I was subjected to my own thoughts for forty minutes without any sensory input, and I couldn't stand what I thought.
She said she was approaching forty, and I couldn't help wondering from what direction.
My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for forty years because even in biblical times, men would not stop to ask for directions.
A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that's what freedom is all about.
My father had this mythological sense of the old New York, and he used to tell me stories about these old gangs, particularly the Forty Thieves in the Fourth Ward.
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.
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
To be seventy years young is sometimes for more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
If I get the forty additional years statisticians say are likely coming to me, I could fit in at least one, maybe two new lifetimes. Sad that only one of those lifetimes can include being the mother of young children.
There are 80 million moms in the United States. Forty million stay at home with their children.
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