eighteen quotes

I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics.Sidney Altman

I think when you've lost an election by 179, there's going to be a period of time after eighteen years in government when you can't do anything right, and people just kick you for the sake of it, will never admit they voted Conservative.Jeffrey Archer

Jimmy Fallon and I play regularly at the Bayonne Golf Club in Jersey. He's eighteen holes of fun. Any time we play he has moments of brilliance, but also moments of utter catastrophe.Mario Batali

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.Erma Bombeck

Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years.John Burroughs

The normal profits of a business concern in the United States are six, eight, ten, and sometimes twelve percent. But war-time profits - ah! that is another matter - twenty, sixty, one hundred, three hundred, and even eighteen hundred per cent - the sky is the limit.Smedley Butler

In less than eighteen months, it prepared a first draft which it submitted to the General Assembly and which, at the end of one hundred sessions of elevated, often impassioned discussion, was adopted in the form of thirty articles on December 10, 1948.Rene Cassin

In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between.Leslie Charteris

I'm not allowed to celebrate as normal eighteen year olds probably would but I'm going to save it for after the Olympics!Tom Daley

I love YA, and it's been a really good fit for me. But at some point, I would like to try something else: a collection of short stories, or writing about something other than high school. A lot has happened to me since I was eighteen.Sarah Dessen

I'm eighteen years behind in my ironing.Phyllis Diller

There is nothing about resilience that I can say that my father did not first utter silently in eighteen years of living inside a two-dimensional cutout of himself.Elizabeth Edwards

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.Albert Einstein

I certainly can't complain. I work six days a week, if not seven, and eighteen hours out of twenty-four - fortunately, with a great deal of pleasure. Why? Because I only do something if I want to do it; I need to feel a desire, to find pleasure in moving forward, creating, moving, inventing.Alber Elbaz

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession.Martin H. Fischer

At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.F. Scott Fitzgerald

It's always been my feeling that God lends you your children until they're about eighteen years old. If you haven't made your points with them by then, it's too late.Betty Ford

After a year or so I really thought I was Howard Hughes. Here I was at eighteen years old, getting all these checks.Michael J. Fox

In my second year in Los Angeles, when I was eighteen, I wasn't getting any bookings, so I stopped going out, stopped partying. It was a matter of getting to the work. I had to focus.Ashley Greene

I don't know how we had about eighteen international stars in it, all playing James Bond.Val Guest