quote by Maynard James Keenan

Today's woman puts on wigs, fake eyelashes, false nails, sixteen pounds of make-up/shadows/blushes/creams, living bras, various pads that would make a linebacker envious, has implants and assorted other surgeries, then complains that she cannot find a 'real' man

— Maynard James Keenan

Floundering Sixteen quotations

Positive Thinkers get positive results because they appreciate the inestimable value of a day, this day, not the next day, but this day, and every day. Today offers at least sixteen waking hours that may be crammed FULL of opportunity, joy, excitement, and achievement.

At sixteen, I was a funny, skinny little thing, all eyelashes and legs.

And then, suddenly people told me it was gorgeous. I thought they had gone mad.

You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen.

But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing.

You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen.

But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing.

In most states you can get a driver's license when you're sixteen years old, which made a lot of sense to me when I was sixteen years old but now seems insane.

Whether you are sixteen or over sixty, remember, understatement is the rule of a fine makeup artist.

I didn't come from a trailer park. I grew up middle class and my dad had money and my mom made my lunch. I got a car when I was sixteen. I'm proud of that.

A man in love will jump to pick up a glove or a bouquet for a silly girl of sixteen, whilst at home he will permit his aged mother to carry pails of water and armfuls of wood, or his wife to lug a twenty-pound baby, hour after hour, without ever offe

I can't believe I gave my panties to a geek.

Vanity was stronger than love at sixteen and there was no room in her hot heart now for anything but hate.

My name is Ryan White. I am sixteen years old. I have hemophilia, and I have AIDS.

My name is Ryan White. I am sixteen years old. I have hemophilia, and I have AIDS.

I hope you have lost your good looks, for while they last any fool can adore you, and the adoration of fools is bad for the soul. No, give me a ruined complexion and a lost figure and sixteen chins on a farmyard of Crow's feet and an obvious wig. Then you shall see me coming out strong.

I'd learned myself by the age of sixteen that just as girls guarded their virginity, boys guarded something less tangible which they called Themselves.

Mom and Pop were just a couple of kids when they got married.

He was eighteen, she was sixteen and I was three.

Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years.

For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.

If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four.

If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.

When a child is born, I once explained to the kids, some dads lay down bottles of wine for them that will mature when they grow up into ungrateful adults. Instead, what you're going to get from me, as each of you turns sixteen, is a library of the one hundred books that gave me the most pleasure when I was a know-nothing adolescent.

I was about sixteen when I discovered that music could get you laid, so I got into music boy, didn't matter what you looked like either, you could be a geeky looking guy but if you played music, whoa, you'd get the girls.

If you want to succeed in your life, remember this phrase: That past does not equal the future. Because you failed yesterday; or all day today; or a moment ago; or for the last six months; the last sixteen years; or the last fifty years of life, doesn't mean anything... All that matters is: What are you going to do, right now?

I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I'd make in an entire lifetime.

But it's like somebody's going to take it all away from me and I'll be back in Texas, installing them damned irrigation wells. I didn't like that when I was sixteen. And I know I wouldn't like it when I'm eighty.

I felt so much when I was fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, I felt everything.

I didn't understand [myself], I was so happy yet so angry and sad. That was the point when I realized that I needed to tell stories and make characters come alive and I needed to make people cry, and make people angry, and make people happy, and make them laugh.

When I was a child at sixteen, I was just a child.

All sixteen year-olds are just children. As much as we like them to be adults, they are just children. And like all children, they need their mother, and they need their father. All children need their mother and their father. All children are entitled to their mother and their father.

Let me put it to you this way, I am not a revengeful person.

A woman doesn't find it contradictory to complain about not having anything to wear and about not having enough closet space in the same conversation. You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing.

She remembered when they were kids and he'd caught the rock that the bullies had thrown at her. At six, she'd considered him a hero. At sixteen, she considered him a heartbreaker.

Arguing with anonymous strangers on the Internet is a sucker's game because they almost always turn out to be — or to be indistinguishable from — self-righteous sixteen-year-olds possessing infinite amounts of free time.

People don't understand rural America.

Sixteen percent of our population is rural, but 40 percent of our military is rural. I don't believe that's because of a lack of opportunity in rural America. I believe that's because if you grow up in rural America, you know you can't just keep taking from the land. You've got to give something back.

At sixteen I was stupid, confused and indecisive.

At twenty-five I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence?

I never write fewer than sixteen headlines for a single advertisement.

Whether seventy or sixteen, there is in every being's heart a love of wonder;

the sweet amazement at the stars and starlike things and thoughts; the undaunted challenge of events, the unfailing childlike appetite for what comes next, and the joy in the game of life.

Roses are red, And ready for plucking, You're sixteen, And ready for high school.

I won't be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.

To tell a woman who is forty, "You look like sixteen," is boloney.

The blarney way of saying it is "Tell me how old you are, I should like to know at what age women are the most beautiful.

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