Years Quotes

Loyalty is dead, the experts proclaim, and the statistics seem to bear them out. On average, U.S. corporations now lose half their customers in five years, half their employees in four, and half their investors in less than one. We seem to face a future in which the only business relationships will be opportunistic transactions between virtual strangers.

Frederick F. Reichheld

A smile will gain you ten more years of life

Chinese Proverb

One minute of patience, ten years of peace

Greek proverb

Through years of experience I have found that air offers less resistance than dirt.

Jack Nicklaus

A minute's success pays the failure of years.

Robert Browning

A system in which we may have an enforced rest from legislation for two years is not bad.

William Howard Taft

And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven't yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles is no way to capture food?

Bill Bryson

The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.

Jacques Cousteau

I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came

Jefferson Davis

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.

Charles Caleb Colton

Our noisy years seem moments in the being Of the eternal Silence.

William Wordsworth

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.

Chinese Proverb

Control is what kept me in the big leagues for twenty-two years

Cy Young

Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television

Bob Greene

It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course

Hank Aaron

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