In this post, you will find great Twenty Quotes from famous people, such as Phil Heath, Phil Hellmuth, Gene Kelly, Billy Collins, Leslie Jordan. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Internet players have successfully addressed the all-in play from a mathematical perspective. For example, it’s fairly common to see a net player move all-in over the top from the big blind with a hand like K-Q when they have less than twenty big blinds remaining. And for good reason – it works!
I arrived in Hollywood twenty pounds overweight and as strong as an ox.
I went through a political shift when I was nineteen or twenty. I felt a certain way, and after the shift, I felt the opposite way. And never once did someone yelling at me or making me feel stupid do anything other than reinforce the convictions I had. What did get to me was people listening to me.
I have a specific routine before every match. I like to grip my rackets, because I feel that someone else won’t do it how I like them. But the biggest thing is that I don’t like to stress about my match all morning. Twenty minutes before, I’ll sit down and think about the game plan and warm up. And then I just play.
If you haven’t turned rebel by twenty you’ve got no heart; if you haven’t turned establishment by thirty you’ve got no brains!
‘The Fourth Hand’ was a novel that came from twenty years of screenwriting concurrently with whatever novel I’m writing.
Thank god, and now all I have are, twenty one years together, in January and, you know, I, you know I forgot this all about things. And anyway the first place is good thing.
Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty.
As someone who has researched and written about the Mexican cartels and the futile ‘war on drugs‘ for coming on twenty years, I know how tough a subject it is. Mind-bending, soul-warping, heartbreaking, it challenges your intellect, your beliefs, your faith in humanity and God.
Sixteen years on the road is long enough. Twenty years is unthinkable.
Preaching is not the performance of an hour. It is the outflow of a life. It takes twenty years to make a sermon because it takes twenty years to make the man. The true sermon is a thing of life. The sermon grows because the man grows.
I like Mourinho’s sessions: very dynamic, always with the ball. There are no really long sessions or talks. He understands what a footballer needs: twenty minutes, that’s it. No time to lose concentration.
We have had virtually unlimited access to abortion for nearly twenty years. Yet during that same period, more and more women and children have slipped into poverty.
For almost twenty years, abortion policy in America has been controlled by the courts.
Kim and I have been friends for a long time. I’ve seen how things have played out behind the scenes. She’s come a long way and she’s a strong woman. The fact that she goes to Australia and twenty thousand people show up to a mall to see her is incredible. She’s become an around the world phenomenon.
I didn’t know what the word ‘genre’ meant till I was twenty years old.
What I’d really like to write is a romantic comedy. This is my favorite kind of movie. I feel almost embarrassed revealing this, because the genre has been so degraded in the past twenty years that saying you like romantic comedies is essentially an admission of mild stupidity.
If they’re traveling at the speed of light, their month is perhaps the equivalent of twenty of our years. So they’re just buzzing around having a good old time, continuously looking.
I went to acting school, and there were twenty other actors in my class who were exceptional. It’s hard for anybody to get work. When I was trying to get jobs, I felt a responsibility to be respectful of the opportunities and take challenging things that could be interesting both for me as an actor and for the audience.
Latin American Art is an operational term used to describe art actually made in the more than twenty countries that make up Latin America and that encompass Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
At thirty-five, having spent over twenty years running varied businesses for my family, I decided to sit down and write my first novel. I had never written anything longer than a couple of pages till then and was foolishly attempting to write a hundred-thousand words.
When you play this game twenty years, go to bat ten-thousand times, and get three-thousand hits, do you know what that means? You’ve gone zero for seven-thousand.
Working in sports for nearly the past twenty years, I have seen first-hand how gun violence affects athletes and their families.
I remember being captivated by Jules Verne’s ‘Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea’ when I read it as a kid.
There’s a strange sense of accomplishment in making an independent film. Everything’s against you; there’s no time, and even less money – you bring a bottle of glue, chip in twenty bucks, and hope you all make it through the day. If you manage to finish it and it actually turns out to be pretty good, it’s thrilling.
I’ve known Laurence Fishburne for about twenty years.
When I was a kid, I was pretty obsessed with ‘The Princess and the Pea.’ I’m still not sure why. Something about that image of twenty featherbeds and twenty mattresses? It’s not a story with a lot of psychological resonance so apparently kid me just wanted a magical trip to Ikea.
My first novel was turned down by about twenty publishers over a period of two and a half years. Because my name is Irish and would not be familiar to English editors, one of them said: ‘If she writes anything else, do let us know.’ Slowly, very slowly, the books began to sell and be noticed.
The only time I’ve really been away from my kids to do work was doing Shall We Dance because they both were in camp and it was the first time in twenty years that I haven’t been with my kids.
I think something that is never really spoken about is the learning process of making records – I made my first record at twenty one and learned so much about record making from that before making ‘Bomb In A Birdcage’ a couple of years later.
For twenty years, not a week went by when I wasn’t on a plane.
As somebody who’s been writing about this subject for getting on twenty years now, it’s astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years.
I would advise my young colleagues, the composers of symphonies, to drop in sometimes at the kindergarten, too. It is there that it is decided whether there will be anybody to understand their works in twenty years’ time.
In 1973, I was offered a professorship at the University of California, San Diego. Although I was certainly not unhappy at Nottingham, I had been there over twenty years from starting undergraduate studies to Professor of Applied Statistics and Econometrics, and I thought that a change of scene was worth considering.
Twenty percent of students in Israel’s schools are haredim; another 20% are retired; another 20% are Arab. I have no problem with any of them.
I practiced for at least two hours every day for twenty years, before then I practiced maybe four to five hours a day, and before then 14 hours a day. It was all I had ever done.
I haven’t killed anyone on television in years and years. Must have been twenty something years.
As a working mother, the last thing you need is to be hard on yourself. As a stay-at-home mother, the last thing you need is to be hard on yourself. As a twenty something with no job prospects or life partner in sight, the last thing you need is to be hard on yourself.
Twenty years ago, you’d see guys busting rackets in locker rooms. Today they do it in their hotel rooms.
Twenty is a wonderful age for things to be sparked.
I think for the last fifteen, twenty years or so, Hollywood has underestimated the appeal of the Western. I think there is still a huge market.
If they’re working in a workshop somewhere, where there is, let’s say, uh… only twenty people, or something like that, that’s still, when they work and do a scene, that’s still working in front of somebody.
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
Some of the Junior Boys’ textures may be borrowed from synthpop but, formally, their songs would be impossible without twenty years of the rave discontinuum. And where synthpop was self-consciously European, the Junior Boys have pioneered an electronic Pop that speaks in a Canadian accent.
If the Earth could be made to rotate twice as fast, managers would get twice as much done. If the Earth could be made to rotate twenty times as fast, everyone else would get twice as much done since all the managers would fly off.
When you’re hanging there twenty feet off the ground, surrounded by green screen, and all you’ve got is the other actor and the wonderful Gavin Hood shouting instructions at you as to what’s going on; it’s a really unique experience.
Solitude terrifies the soul at twenty.
When I was a kid, I had two nightmares: one was nuclear war, and the other was that my parents would get a divorce; and when I was twenty, they split up, and I just felt like I needed to confront all those things that scared me as a kid – entering young adulthood and trying to have relationships.
I’m going to win so much money this year, my caddie will make the top twenty money winner‘s list.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Colgate is the epitome of having it both ways. Academically, it ranks in the top twenty schools in the country, but it is also a famous party school.
To presume that my greatest achievement is that I dated someone famous twenty years ago is completely sexist and anti-woman. It’s lazy, nasty journalism that makes me sad about our world.
I take inspiration from my life but only twenty per cent is real the rest is all made up.
Twenty years ago, you might have been pessimistic and said there’s no hope. But these days, some of our very biggest companies are acting remarkably cleanly. And in some cases, although not all cases, the CEOs are the driving forces behind that.
It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
When I was twenty years old, I had gum grafts put in.
Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
I still love ‘All Right Now,’ strangely enough. But then that’s probably because I didn’t play it for some twenty years.
I’ve lived in New York City for over twenty years now, and every single day is like a new adventure. At this point, there are many places I’d love to visit, but I can’t imagine living anywhere else on the planet.
So now, thirty years, forty years later, I mean, I could find a whole orchestra of a thousand to put these things together in New York City alone. In those days, if I could scrape up twenty musicians to do this it was something extraordinary.
Puberty extends into your twenties, for sure, and some people don’t get over that until much later in life. I feel like I’m just starting to get over puberty – basically twenty years of insufferable, totally self-obsessed hell.
There were nineteen years between my grandparents, and I was in a relationship for five years from the age of fifteen to twenty with a man who was thirteen years older than me who remains one of the loves of my life, and he passed away when I was twenty years old.
After about twenty issues of Josie, they decided to pay me.
As a society, I think older women are marginalized, but I think that has changed so much in the last twenty years.
You’re going to have twenty years as host of the ‘Today Show,’ and eighteen of those years are going to be so unbelievably fantastic that you’re going to think you’re living in a fantasy world. And one or two of those years is going to be incredibly frustrating and challenging.
With this in mind, for some twenty years I have set myself as my particular task the experimental investigation of the connexion between change in the structure and change in the spectra of chemical atoms.
Until your mid-twenties, you’re still growing up mentally. It’s fair to say there’s a bigger difference between twenty and twenty-five than between twenty-five and forty in terms of who you are, how you relate to your work, and what you want out of it.
Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value.
What I have come to realize over the twenty years when I have worked in different roles as a legislator is that no legislation is as good as the enforcement of it.
I wanted to develop a hypnosis show that no-one had ever seen before, so I made it very topical and interesting. I’ve created a UFC fight night every night on stage, where I hypnotise twenty people into thinking they’re mad, crazed UFC fans, and the energy is unbelievable.
For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own. It is a good habit.
I’m a collector, so I’ve got all kinds of sunglasses. I’d say I’ve got about a buck ten, buck twenty.
Twenty years of votes can tell you much more about a man than twenty weeks of campaign rhetoric. Campaign talk tells people who you want them to think you are. How you vote tells people who you really are deep inside.
You forget things like how accessible the city is, I bought a bike – I haven’t had a bike in twenty years.
I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
I never have time to read now. I did all my reading before I was twenty.
I mean Iggy and The Stooges first couple of albums I think sold twenty five thousand between the two of them you know and so to talk in terms of an underground I mean you have to go really to the independent labels and things like that.
I have had to empty two family homes during the last few years – first, the house that had been my grandmother’s since 1923, and then my own country home, which we had lived in for over twenty years.
It’s eighty percent script and twenty percent you get great actors. There’s nothing else to it.
Don’t tell your problems to people: eighty percent don’t care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them.
I think that the training of architects allows you to see what will happen ten years ahead of time, or twenty. It’s not guessing, it’s not intuitive, it’s based on research – and we may be wrong.
Twenty games is the magic figure for pitchers – .300 is the magic figures for batters. It pays off in salary and reputation. And those are the two things that keep a ballplayer in business.
Steichen bought my first photographs that I ever sold. He recognized the style from the school of Black Mountain. After that, it was about twenty years before I sold another photograph.
Well, I wanted to play twenty years in the major leagues. I never made it twenty though. I played nineteen.
Twenty is a hard time. It doesn’t matter what profession you’re in or how much experience you have, you’re always going to be haunted by this feeling of failing. It’s terrifying.
I love yoga, and I love circuit training where you can do five exercises, 15-20 reps of each exercise, and I do it five times in a row – it only takes twenty minutes, and you can do it anywhere. You feel instantly better.
When I was in politics, I always got accused of image-making and trying to make them something they weren’t. Truth was – and nobody ever discovered it, although I was in that business for twenty years – what I was trying to do was to get them to be themselves.
It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son – and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
It’s hard to tell how far women’s individuality has come in the past twenty years.
I heard about twenty, twenty-four bars of one track – one track – on ’13,’ and I listened to it, and I just didn’t like it at all; I just didn’t like it. And I have that right not to like it.
Friends and family were convinced I was functioning just fine because I was efficient, productive and successful – who wouldn’t be working twenty hour days? I had everybody fooled with my illness.
When I was in college, my whole goal was to write for the ‘Village Voice,’ and I think I was doing that by the time I was twenty-one or twenty, so everything else has kind of been gravy, you know?
In twenty years I’ve never had a day when I didn’t have to think about someone else’s needs. And this means the writing has to be fitted around it.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
When you’re 20 and you’re in acting school and your teachers tell you that 95 percent of actors are unemployed for twenty years, you think it doesn’t apply to you. But it does take twenty years to become real, because that’s what you have to do to be an interesting actor.
Twenty years ago, I said there was going to be something that would stop the Soviet Union from taking over the world. And now we see that the Soviet Union has been stopped, through its own disintegration.
Even after I’d published three books and had been writing full-time for twenty years, my father continued to urge me to go to law school.
It is true that I entered parliament at the age of 23, and have now been representing the people of my constituency for over twenty years.
What makes you a rock star is what are you able to do when you get behind that microphone, when you put that guitar in your hands, when you wield those drumsticks, and when you raise your hand in front of twenty thousand people: do they respond? That’s being a rock star.
To make a film is eighteen months of your life. It’s seven days a week. It’s twenty hours a day.
In terms of being able to adapt to any situation on any given night, in any given moment and that just comes with nearly twenty years of experience and paying attention to the guys that I’ve tried to emulate throughout my career.
Some of our early work was two minutes twenty when it actually came out on vinyl, very, very, very short. Sometimes if you made a three-minute record they would make you do an edited version for radio, particularly in America.
Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one’s own, it is always twenty times better.
The reason I quit being a sales manager over twenty years now is because I hate elevator pitches. I want to write stories and show people what’s in them when they read them, not tell them all about it ahead of time.
When a woman is twenty, a child deforms her; when she is thirty, he preserves her; and when forty, he makes her young again.
Lotta people don’t realize when you grow up with people, you have an affinity, a relationship you don’t get with anyone else. After you’re twenty years old, anyone you meet after that, it’s different from the people you knew before.
And for all my rampant technological optimism, sometimes I think I’d be more comfortable if I were regarding these transcendental events from one thousand years remove… instead of twenty.
It must be remembered that the sea is a great breeder of friendship. Two men who have known each other for twenty years find that twenty days at sea bring them nearer than ever they were before, or else estrange them.
The moment something happens to one you love, it’s twenty times more intense. You experience pain and enlightenment on a much vaster scale.
I started writing when I was twenty, and my first book came out seventeen years later.
The plan shows that the twenty million people in the German democratic Republic and in the democratic sector of Berlin think only of peace, and that they are working for freedom and peaceful prosperity.
Twenty or 30 years from now, I’m going to be on a beach in Jamaica.
This is not a screenplay. I don’t do twenty drafts. I’m not going to show this to you until it’s published or accepted for publication. You can make whatever suggestions you want, but I probably will ignore them entirely.
That’s what I find with any good song, you just have to let it happen. Out of about twenty songs you might write, one of any significance. It might be thirty or forty, but I just keep churning them out and churning them out in hope that one of them will stick.
At twelve I was determined to shoot only For honor; at twenty not to shoot at all; I know at thirty-three that one must shoot As often as one gets the rare chance – In killing there is more than commentary.
I make it a rule always to believe compliments implicitly for five minutes, and to simmer gently for twenty more.
I’ve worked on over twenty TV staffs, and nine out of ten male colleagues are wonderful, inclusive, and professional. Still, there’s usually one guy – the Tenth Man – who turns a fun job into a dental appointment.
I’m a hopeless romantic. It’s disgusting. It really is. I’ve seen ‘While You Were Sleeping‘, like, twenty times, and I still believe in the whole Prince Charming thing.
‘Twenty Thousand Hertz’ investigates the role of audio professionals in our daily lives, from the engineering that ensures a car door closes with that reassuring finality to the Foley artists of Hollywood who synthesise the sounds of marine life using old kitchen equipment gathered at the pound shop.
I know a lot of actors who have said to me, ‘who’d have thought you could put a two-shot on screen for twenty minutes and people would be absolutely locked in, how does that work?’ Well it does work, when the story is great and you’ve got these fabulous twists and turns – so those are my favorite bits!
When I was in seventh grade, I totally had a crush on a guy who was older than me, and he listened to alternative music. So he was into Days of the New and stuff like that, and more poppy stuff, too, like Matchbox Twenty.
If you do television, and it’s great, it’s the best job there is. Every week it’s another opportunity to really make that work and figure out how to make it work better. I love that it’s like theater too, and the audience, and it’s so short, like twenty minutes… It’s like a Haiku or something.
A guy running, you know, fifteen, twenty stallions that are two years of age, never been touched by a human before, and you’ve got to start castrating them, that’s pretty intimidating.
In twenty years, the Lottery has raised over $1.4 billion. It has been run successfully and efficiently.
The beginning of 1856 found me teaching in the family of a planter named Bryan, residing in Prince George County, Md., some fifteen or twenty miles from Washington.
If you feel depressed, go and buy twenty books about depression. Learn about it; find out how it works.
I’ve gone to skin doctors and they’ll say to you, ‘We should remove this because it’s pre-cancerous,’ and I’ll say, ‘Explain pre-cancerous to me.’ I’ll listen for about twenty minutes and I’ll say excuse me, ‘Is pre-cancerous like pre-dead? So you’re saying it could turn into cancer but it’s not cancer?’