Declare your jihad on thirteen enemies you cannot see - Egoism, Arrogance, Conceit, Selfishness, Greed, Lust, Intolerance, Anger, Lying, Cheating, Gossiping and Slandering. If you can master and destroy them, then will be ready to fight the enemy you can see.— Al-Ghazali
Provocative Thirteen quotations
Christians are like a thirteen year old kid who still believes in Santa.
Squaring numbers are just like women. If they're under thirteen, just do them in your head.
The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.
I am, I think the only surviving member of the original Battle Creek church.
The church was disbanded, with the exception of thirteen members, in 1870.
I called a detox center - just to see how much it would cost: $13,000 for three weeks! My friends, if you can come up with thirteen grand, you don't have a problem yet.
Thirteen virtues necessary for true success: temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility.
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation.
If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.
There is nothing worse that a thirteen-year-old boy.
You're embarrassed by your parents, and you're trying to find your independance because, deep inside, you are so dependent on your mom.
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.
No one knows for certain how much impact they have on the lives of other people.
Oftentimes, we have no clue. Yet we push it just the same.
And ain't I a woman? I have borne thirteen children, and seen most all sold off to slavery, and when I cried out with my mother's grief, none but Jesus heard me! And ain't I a woman?
All my friends started getting boyfriends, but I didn't want a boyfriend, I wanted a thirteen-colour biro.
I've since come to understand the reason school lasts thirteen years.
It takes that long to sufficiently break a child's will. It is not easy to disconnect children's wills, to disconnect them from their own experiences of the world in preparation for the lives of painful employment they will have to endure.
At another house two women learned very fast;
I say women, but one was a girl about twelve or thirteen, already married, however. There was a little child about three years old. My sister asked, 'Who is the True God's Son?' The little thing replied, in a very sweet voice, 'Jesus.'
...I'm thirteen years old, and I think I'm at the crossroads of my life. I've got to make good between now and the time I'm twenty, and I have only seven years to do it in. Besides, I'm the father of my family and I've got to earn all the money I can.
You are the cutting edge of a thirteen billion year old process of defining novelty. Your acts matter. Your thoughts matter. Your purpose? To add to the complexity. Your enemy? Disorder, entropy, stupidity, and tastelessness.
Some people say we have thirteen albums that all sound the same.
That isn't true. We have fourteen albums that all sound the same.
The dangers of eating animal products occur after the age of reproduction.
If people developed cardiovascular disease that was fatal by the age of twelve or thirteen, eating animals would have died out long ago. You get it after you've already reproduced.
I had become conscious of my physicality, aware of my presence and open to the ugly truths of the world. At the age of thirteen, I realised that there was a danger in innocence and beauty, and I could not live with both.
I had become an atheist at the age of thirteen, when atomic bombs were dropped on Japan.
Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do. If you lift a finger, we will destroy every last one of you. Just as we did in District Thirteen.
My parents still treat Christmas like I'm thirteen years old.
What are you doing here, honey? You're not even old enough to know how bad life gets." (...) "Obviously, Doctor," she said, "you've never been a thirteen-year-old girl.
As a girl - twelve, thirteen years old - I was absolutely certain that a good book had to have a man as its hero, and that depressed me.
Having a thirteen-year-old in the family is like having a general-admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teen-agers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.
It's like I'm thirteen again and he's my crush.
All I'm aware of in this entire roomful of people is him. Where he is, what he's doing, who he's talking to.
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel.
The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
I started doing music when I was thirteen; I actually started writing my first rhymes.
In fashion, there's a lack of strong male images.
And there's a huge lack of strong African American images. I noticed over the past thirteen years, Ralph and those guys have used guys that looked similar to me. And I was happy for those guys, but eventually I said, 'Enough is enough, I'm just going to go in and take my job back.'
I love Prada. Not so much the clothes, which are for malnourished thirteen-year-olds, but I covet, with covety covetousness, the shoes and handbags. Like, I LOVE them. If I was given a choice between world peace and a Prada handbag, I'd dither. (I'm not proud of this, I'm only saying.)
I began drinking alcohol at the age of thirteen and gave it up in my fifty sixth year; it was like going straight from puberty to a mid-life crisis.
Page, Arizona, Shithead Capital of Coconino County: any town with thirteen churches and only four bars has got an incipient social problem. That town is looking for trouble.
It was like seeing Bill Gates at age thirteen, times two.
And half of him was wearing a cheerleader uniform. Yes, I know that’s a weird image.