A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Most Powerful Ten Years quotations
The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair.
To reap a return in ten years, plant trees. To reap a return in 100, cultivate the people.
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
We are fifty or a hundred years behind the advanced countries.
We must make good this distance in ten years. Either we do it, or they will crush us.
A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
Penicillin sat on a shelf for ten years while I was called a quack.
Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.
It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married).
My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life.
I think he was right. I feel ten years older already.
Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I'm gazing at a distant star.
It's dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago. Maybe the star doesn't even exist any more. Yet sometimes that light seems more real to me than anything.
I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy.
The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?'
The architect must be a prophet... a prophet in the true sense of the term... if he can't see at least ten years ahead don't call him an architect.
When I was three years old I was taken with my family to a little town in Western Minnesota, where I lived a more or less vapid and ordinary life until I was ten.
Be careful what you say. You can say something hurtful in ten seconds, but ten years later, the wounds are still there.
and I circle ten thousand years long;
And I still don't know if I'm a falcon, a storm, or an unfinished song
Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.
Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years.
Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.
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.
While our world is shaking and crumbling, we need to realize that one thing will never change, and that is God. He is the same today as he was ten million years ago, and will be the same ten million years from today.
Tired of lying in the sunshine, staying home to watch the rain You are young and life is long, and there is time to kill today And then one day you find, ten years has got behind you No one told you where to run, you missed the starting gun.
After all these years, it's still embarrassing for me to play on the American golf tour. Like the time I asked my caddie for a sand wedge and he came back ten minutes later with a ham on rye.
The trick is to use the drugs once to get there, and maybe spend the next ten years trying to get back there without the drug.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
In the next ten years we will have to continue to make changes which will make the whole of this country a genuinely classless society.
In the next ten years, one of the things you're bound to hear is that animal protein is one of the most toxic nutrients of all that can be considered. Quite simply, the more you substitute plant foods for animal foods, the healthier you are likely to be.
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race.
It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
Ten years ago in Nairobi we said that the participation of women in the decision-making and appraisal processes of the United Nations was essential if the organization was to effectively serve women's interests.
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
I met this girl when I was ten years old, And what I loved most she had so much soul. She was old school, when I was just a shorty Never knew throughout my life she would be there for me.
For the first time, individual hackers could afford to have home machines comparable in power and storage capacity to the minicomputers of ten years earlier - Unix engines capable of supporting a full development environment and talking to the Internet.
Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again.
a TEN-YEAR-OLD lad in Indianapolis who was arrested for picking up coal along the side of railroad tracks is now in jail. If the boy had known enough to steal the whole railroad he would be heralded as a Napoleon of finance.
- Oh no, The Collective Farm policy was a terrible struggle.
.. Ten million (he said holding up his hands). It was fearful. Four years it lasted. It was absolutely necessary.