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When I was one-and-twenty,
I heard a wise man say,
Give pounds and crowns and guineas,
But not your heart away."

Give pearls away and rubies,
But keep your fancy free."
But I was one-and-twenty,
No use to talk to me.

– A.E. HousemanRate it:
When I was research head of General Motors and wanted a problem solved, I'd place a table outside the meeting room with a sign: LEAVE SLIDE RULES HERE! If I didn't do that, I'd find some engineer reaching for his slide rule. Then he'd be on his feet saying, Boss you can't do that.
– Charles F. KetteringRate it:
When I was working in Kahaani…, I hardly got time to watch even one episode of any show. However, after Kahaani…, I have been relaxing and watching two Balaji shows regularly – Bandini and Kitni Mohabbat Hai and am liking both of them. Another serial I have been following is Balika Badhu – it is one of the best ongoing shows today. However, in the last few days there is some interior work that is going on in my house and thus I am not being able to watch television.
– Sakshi TanwarRate it:
When I was young I had an elderly friend who used often to ask me to stay with him in the country. He was a religious man and he read prayers to the assembled household every morning. But he had crossed out in pencil all the passages that praised God. He said that there was nothing so vulgar as to praise people to their faces and, himself a gentleman, he could not believe that God was so ungentlemanly as to like it.
– W. Somerset MaughamRate it:
When I was young I use to go to the beach so much my mom would call me a "Son of a Beach".
– Tom ZeganRate it:
When I was young I used to date homeless chicks, they weren't very picky and at the end of the date I could just drop them off at any corner.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
When I was young my Dad told me that Alcohol kills thousands of brain cells and he said, "son . . . you're not the smartest kid in your class"!
– Tom ZeganRate it:
When I was young my parents use to move a lot . . . but I'd always find them.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
– J.B. PriestleyRate it:
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
– Gahan WilsonRate it:
When I was young, I was sure of many things now there are only two things of which I am sure one is, that I am a miserable sinner and the other, that Christ is an all-sufficient Saviour. He is well-taught who learns these two lessons.
– John NewtonRate it:
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.
– Mark TwainRate it:
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'
– Steven WrightRate it:
When I write love songs, people think they're really soppy -- but I see love as a consolation for the boredom of life.
– Martin GoreRate it:
When I write, I see the character inside out, not outside in.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
– Dolly PartonRate it:
When I'm laid in my coffin, I want you to put a picture of my grandchild to the right of me and and a picture of my daughter to my left. That way they will be buried with me.
– Jeanne CalmentRate it:
When I'm loved I'm the universe, If I'm not I'm merely a dying star.
– Angela KeithRate it:
When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.
– Henry FieldingRate it:
When I'm trusting and being myself... everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
– Shakti GawainRate it:
When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
– Richard Buckminster FullerRate it:
When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
When im not workin on my body, im working on my mental. Money will never be my source of motivation but my motivation will be to spend my money on my workout. Dont care about sufferin its all in your head. so i just keep in mind that those who bring me down, make me stronger
– Zen diabRate it:
When important decisions have to be taken, the natural anxiety to come to a right decision will often keep you awake. Nothing, however, is more conducive to healthful sleep than plenty of open air.
– Sir John LubbockRate it:
When impossible becomes really impossible, it is the time for you to step in.
– Bartek ReszkaRate it:

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