Thirty Quotes

There is probably no easier, simpler method for growing grain. It involves li...

There is probably no easier, simpler method for growing grain. It involves little more than broadcasting seed and spreading straw, but it has taken me over thirty years to reach this simplicity. ~Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
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β€œWe rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go ban...

β€œWe rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything - what a waste!” β€” AndrΓ© Aciman , Call me by your name
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 20
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"For every person who wants to teach there a...

"For every person who wants to teach there are approximately thirty people who don't want to learn--much." β€” W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"A poet more than thirty ...

"A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child." β€” H. L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 09
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"Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is ...

"Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years." β€” Oscar Wilde
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 16
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"If you think something is boring, try doing it for two minutes. If you still think it's boring...

"If you think something is boring, try doing it for two minutes. If you still think it's boring, try it for four. If you still think it's boring, try it for eight, then sixteen, then thirty-two, and so on and so forth. Soon enough you'll find that it's really not boring at all." β€” John Cage
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 20
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β€œWe rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should t...

β€œWe rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything β€” what a waste!”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 01
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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for...

"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." β€” Calvin Trillin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 25
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[Tetris] Invented by a Russian scientist in 1984 and still going strong thirty years later, Te...

[Tetris] Invented by a Russian scientist in 1984 and still going strong thirty years later, Tetris has been played by an estimated one billion people because β€œit takes advantage of the mind’s basic pleasure in tidying upβ€”and uses it against us.” - Dr. Tom Stafford, University of Sheffield
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 18
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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for...

"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." β€” Calvin Trillin
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"The average, healthy, well-adjusted ad...

"The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible." β€” Jean Kerr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 03
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"A man who views the world the same at f...

"A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did when he was twenty, has wasted thirty years of his life." -Muhammed Ali
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 08
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"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for...

"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found." β€” Calvin Trillin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"The trouble with the Republican Party is that it has not had a new idea for thir...

"The trouble with the Republican Party is that it has not had a new idea for thirty years… the Republican Party is still a covert and a refuge for those who are afraid, for those who want to consult their grandfathers about everything."-Woodrow Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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A man who views the world the same a...

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. -- Muhammad Ali
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 18
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We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that w...

We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything - what a waste! - AndrΓ© Aciman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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The great question that has never been answered, and which I hav...

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is β€œWhat does a woman want?” β€”Sigmund Freud
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 22
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"If in England there were one religion, the despotism would be f...

"If in England there were one religion, the despotism would be frightening; if there were two, they would slit each other's throat; but there are thirty, and they live in peace and harmony" - Voltaire
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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A man who views the world the same a...

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. - Muhammad Ali
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 04
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"He was one hundred and thirty. It occurred to him...

"He was one hundred and thirty. It occurred to him that for most of his life he'd been an old man. Didn't seem fair, really." [Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man"]
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 30
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"Anything with the power to make you laugh over thirty year...

"Anything with the power to make you laugh over thirty years later isn’t a waste of time. I think something like that is very close to immortality." - Stephen King, Hearts In Atlantis
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 11
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"Thirty people just died from eating bean...

"Thirty people just died from eating bean sprouts. And that, right there, should be the new slogan for Krispy Kreme." - Tim Siedel
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 11
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"God loves all his children, somehow we've...

"God loves all his children, somehow we've forgotten, but we paraphrase a book written thirty-five hundred years ago." ~Ben Harrerty
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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"The great question... which I have not been able to ...

"The great question... which I have not been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is "What does a woman want?" - Sigmund Freud
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 27
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"I learned thirty years ago that it is foolish to scold. I have enough tro...

"I learned thirty years ago that it is foolish to scold. I have enough trouble overcoming my own limitations without fretting over the fact that God has not seen fit to distribute evenly the gift of intelligence." -John Wanamaker
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 27
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