old quotes

In the old days, a con man would be good looking, suave, well dressed, well spoken and presented themselves real well. Those days are gone because it's not necessary. The people committing these crimes are doing them from hundreds of miles away.Frank Abagnale

Our 'neoconservatives' are neither new nor conservative, but old as Bablyon and evil as Hell.Edward Abbey

Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all.Neil Abercrombie

As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri, gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours, your movements are kind of slow.F. Murray Abraham

A senator will come off Capitol Hill and they'll be barred from two years from lobbying in the Senate. So they'll pick the phone up and they'll call their buddy, the senator, their old buddies, and they'll say, 'Listen, I'm here at this law firm now. I can't lobby you, but my new partner, Jack, can lobby you.'Jack Abramoff

I think when you're 10 years old, it's too much to see something with the threat of death in every episode. Kids are better left naive about certain things.J. J. Abrams

When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.Chinua Achebe

In so far as I have any beliefs, I suppose I'm like that old Peggy Lee song, 'Is That All There Is?' I want to believe there's something else going on, but what that something else is I don't pretend to know.Peter Ackroyd

These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.Ansel Adams

Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.Franklin Pierce Adams

Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.Joseph Addison

I have been writing since I was old enough to spell. I have never considered not writing.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Some say that now that 50 years have passed, we would like another 50 more years to celebrate once again; that means it will be 100 years. After one hundred years, I will be 118 years old.Bhumibol Adulyadej

The first thing that I really understood politically and was old enough to get was the failed assassination attempt on Reagan.Ben Affleck

You get old, you slow down.Ben Affleck

But, I would say when I was four years old and I was at the Alan King Tennis Tournament and I was hitting with all the pros that would come to town. They would get me on the court or take notice and that stayed with me.Andre Agassi

I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.Shmuel Yosef Agnon

I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol. It's at the point now where it's old.Clay Aiken

My doctor told me that I'm old, fat, and ugly, but none of those things is going to kill me immediately.Roger Ailes

Buy old masters. They fetch a better price than old mistresses.William Maxwell Aitken