A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, I have not been able to answer... the great question that has never been answered: what does a woman want?
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
If you're teaching today what you were teaching five years ago, either the field is dead or you are.
Ill put off readingLolitafor six more years until she turns 18.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.
My God. We've had cloning in the South for years. It's called cousins.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming more interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get people interested in you