In this post, you will find great Fifty Quotes from famous people, such as Christopher Columbus, Joel Hodgson, Hosea Ballou, Gordon Parks, Martin Luther King III. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Fifty years from now, people will still be listening to Led Zeppelin. They won‘t even remember me.
The way to connect with voters on the plan is to simply give the facts. Fifty per cent of taxpayers pay 97 per cent of the taxes. By most people’s standards, that’s already fair. The President is playing the class warfare card because he knows that a lot of people may never hear that particular fact. But it’s a fact.
It is to the Riddle of the Sphinx that I have devoted fifty years of professional life as an anthropologist.
In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don’t know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars.
Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
In ‘Twice Born‘ I play my character in her 20s, 30s and 50s. For the fifty year old scenes, I had some prosthetics; it was interesting to see how I’m going to look when I’m fifty-five or so. I actually saw similarities between my grandmothers and my mother.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
It’s Fifty, not Fiddy.
What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable.
Napoleon might have understood Dwight D. Eisenhower, who fought not even a hundred and fifty years after Waterloo. But I don’t think Eisenhower could even begin to wrap his mind around drone warfare, spy satellites, or any of the technology that now defines the security of our world.
If a man begins writing at thirty, by the time he is fifty or sixty, the bulk of his work has been done. By the time he is eighty, he’s got nothing more, you know?
The accumulated knowledge of materials, computing, electromagnetism, product design, and all the rest that we’ve learned over the last several centuries converts a few ounces of raw materials worth mere pennies into a device with more computing power than the entire planet possessed fifty years ago.
Somebody was asking me the other day – President Bush is now talking about freedom for the Arab world. I say, well, that’s great. I was talking about that fifty years ago.
With so many forty- and fifty something mums and dads in Converse stalking the streets, I can see why there’s a slew of books about the menopause and middle age, the most recent addition being David Bainbridge’s plucky, glass-half-full meditation or, as he calls it, ‘natural history.’
But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Space travel is the only technology that is more dangerous and more expensive now than it was in its first year. Fifty years after Yuri Gagarin, the space shuttle ended up being more dangerous and more expensive to fly than those first throwaway rockets, even though large portions of it were reusable. It’s absurd.
I feel like I’m the only person – or woman, at least – who hasn’t read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’
We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft, but only fifty were allowed to be used as fighters – as interceptors. And out of this fifty, there were never more than 25 operational. So we had only a very, very few.
I can’t think of anything in my profession that would mean as much. You can talk about Emmys or Super Bowls. Fifty Masters Tournaments, that would be the ultimate.
The first video I ever made, announcing ‘Crash the Super Bowl,’ I did about fifty takes and I wanted to die. It was awful.
Fifty percent of life in the N.B.A. is sex. The other fifty percent is money.
By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth.
What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all, because it isn’t. I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day’s work in his last fifty years.
People feel much more comfortable with the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ version of women’s liberation: possibly feeling life would be much simpler if the suffragettes hadn’t wanted the vote and just really enjoyed chaining themselves to railings.
The nation did not begin to realize the extraordinary possibilities of the vast Western territory until its attention was thus suddenly and definitely concentrated on the Pacific by the annual addition of over fifty million dollars to the circulating medium.
No matter how much time you spend reading books or following your intuition, you’re gonna screw it up. Fifty times. You can’t do parenting right.
I don’t believe that when you are 25 you are over the hill. Fifty is the new 30.
Well over fifty years ago I was making radio loudspeakers and radio sets in Rochester, New York; pretty young and inexperienced; but we survived the depression.
One thing I learn – I’ve been in practice now for half a century or more, and the most important ingredient for an architect to do a good building is to have a good client. I think a client counts for as much as fifty per cent.
One of the things I love about theater, one of the reasons I’ll never give it up, is that it’s fifty percent the audience‘s responsibility.
Fifty years after humans landed on the moon for the first time, America has driven a golden spike on the trail to new space exploration feats through the work of our commercial partner SpaceX and all of the dedicated and talented flight controllers at NASA and our international partners.
People often thought Leopold Auer was Russian because he lived in St. Petersburg so long, almost fifty years.
Completely committed to adapting ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. This is not a joke. Christian Grey and Ana: potentially great cinematic characters.
The Iranians don’t intimidate! They’re like the Vietnamese and the Iraqis. You want to start a war with them? They’ll still be fighting in fifty years!
When I was young, I was told: ‘You’ll see, when you’re fifty.’ I am fifty and I haven’t seen a thing.
This Adonis in loveliness was a corpulent man of fifty.
Fifty percent of people won’t vote, and fifty percent don’t read newspapers. I hope it’s the same fifty percent.
The greatest thing is nobody cares that I’m fifty years old. They only care what I sound like.
Consultant: any ordinary guy more than fifty miles from home.
For fifty years, debates about French anti-Semitism mainly revolved around France‘s record during the Second World War, when the Vichy government collaborated with the Germans.
Out of the thousand writers huffing and puffing through movieland, there are scarcely fifty men and women of wit and talent… Yet, in a curious way, there is not much difference between the product of a good writer and a bad one. They both have to toe the same mark.
I’m proud of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’ I don’t need to distance myself from that. The more work I do, the more the general public sees the different things I can do. Do I think it opened doors? Yeah. More people know my name.
I write all year long, and at the end of the year I pull these forty or fifty things out and say, ‘Which of these things do I want to record?’
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament – disarmament follows peace.
At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.
I haven’t seen a new football play since I was in high school. You have just so many holes in a line and you have eleven men playing, and there’s only so many ways you can go through those holes, and those ways have been used for forty, fifty years.
I like somebody who’s not so crazy but likes to have a good time… and who is thoughtful and kind and easy to laugh with. Somebody you can just be yourself with one hundred and fifty percent.
For each letter received from a creditor, write fifty lines on an extraterrestrial subject and you will be saved.
Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.
I formed this thing called the Half Foundation, and what I tried to do is quantify hiring practices in Hollywood. Half the population is women, so half of the storytellers should be women. Fifty percent of all the directors in my company are women, and it will forever be that way.
I love ‘Fifty Shades’ and ‘Twilight‘ both.
We do not believe that the Marxist program, which embodies the continuity of the experience of the actual class struggle and real revolutions of the last one hundred and fifty years, is a definitely closed book.
What drew me to politics in the first place was the fact that I wanted to have a place to take a stand and use my voice to express what I believed in. But I’ve no longer got any political aspirations. I feel that as a politician, fifty per cent of people would hate you before you even left the house.
I go to these horror conventions all the time, and these audiences get so deep into it. They’ve pulled apart every movie fifty ways from Sunday.
In spite of being professionally gregarious, in my nonpaid hours I’m a bit of a hermit. After being around a crew of fifty people for twelve hours a day on a film set, I really like my alone time, and as always, I abhor small talk.
I think a book is often an account, or a series of accounts, that create a world that is sort of half of the world. There are references to a world, and then the reader supplies the other fifty percent.
Considering what the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ film is about, I wouldn’t be able to play Anastacia.
My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn’t have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.
I’ve been thinking about the record since I reached the fifty plateau. But you think about it and then you let it go because you can’t waste many brain cells on hours thinking about it.
Out of fifty mathematical papers presented in brief at such a meeting, it is a rare mathematician indeed who really understands what more than half a dozen are about.
If I hear a conversation and somebody says something intriguing, my first thought is, ‘Is that a song?’ I write all year long, and at the end of the year I pull these forty or fifty things out and say which of these things do I want to record.
Few men have led a more active life – bodily or mentally – from a constitutional anxiety for regularity, precision, and order, during fifty years’ business career, from which I had retired.
I used to think that cyberspace was fifty years away. What I thought was fifty years away, was only ten years away. And what I thought was ten years away… it was already here. I just wasn’t aware of it yet.
I can’t stay No. 1 for fifty years, you know. We’ll see what happens.
Fifty overs is a long time. It’s a good challenge, and you have enough time to show your skills.