The Imperial Gazetteer of India reported the intensification of the urban character of Madras in the early twentieth century, noting that 30 percent of the city’s population was between the ages of twenty and forty and that the sex ratio was 98/100.
It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.stephen leacock
One of the advantages of being over forty is that one begins to learn the difference between knowing and realising.gustav holst
The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year.Oliver Goldsmith
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.Oliver Wendell Holmes
It takes only one man to make an artist, but forty to make an Academician.aubrey beardsley
Thirty or forty proprietors, with incomes answering to between one thousand and five thousand a year, would create a much more effectual demand for the necessaries, conveniences, and luxuries of life, than a single proprietor possessing a hundred thousand a year.thomas malthus
One element that seems to run throughout Martin's forty years of work is the physical and psychological mechanics of the body/mind. Whether spirited in animals or manifested through abstraction, they are about ourselves: our neurosis, the dreams we hope for, how we eat... Ultimately though, they reveal our resistance to escape the gravitational pull of stillness - the inevitable conclusion to life.eugene j. martin
If forty million people say a foolish thing it does not become a wise one, but the wise man is foolish to give them the lie.Somerset Maugham
At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves; then dies the same.Edward Young
Be wise with speed; A fool at forty is a fool indeed.Edward Young
At thirty man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan.Edward Young
There is no comparing the brutality and cynicism of today’s pop culture with that of forty years ago: from High Noon to Robocop is a long descent.charles krauthammer
Thou mayest foresee... the things which will be. For they will certainly be of like form, and it is not possible that they should deviate from the order of things now: accordingly to have contemplated human life for forty years is the same as to have contemplated it for ten thousand years.marcus aurelius
When you're forty, half of you belongs to the past and when you're seventy, nearly all of you.jean anouilh
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.Holmes, Sr., Oliver Wendell
One tenth of one percent of the population controls more than forty percent of the wealth. Oh America, how often have you taken necessities from the masses to give luxuries to the classes. If you are to be a truly Christian nation you must solve this problem.Martin Luther King Jr.
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