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  • Allow me to put the record straight. I am forty-six and have been for some years past. -- Erica Jong
  • The only imaginative prose writer of the slightest value who has appeared among the English-speaking races for some years past. -- George Orwell
  • I have, for many years past, contemplated the noble races of red men who are now spread over these trackless forests and boundless prairies, melting away at the approach of civilization. -- George Catlin
  • In years past, to keep their men close, women would wear a ring and bear children. It doesn't work like that today. Nowadays, how do we hold on to those we love? I've no idea. -- Guillaume Musso
  • First, the year 2004, the year past, the Comptroller General of the United States, David A. Walker, said that arguably it was the worst year in American fiscal history, clearly setting our Nation on an unsustainable path. -- Jim Cooper
  • All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. -- George Orwell
  • It's funny, we all really, really got along. I don't know how it was in years past but this year, I was really with a good group of people. No one tried to sabotage each other or steal the other ones moments. -- LaToya London
  • The eyes of mankind will be upon you to see whether the Government, which is now more popular than it has been for many years past, will be productive of more virtue moral and political. We may look up to Armies for our Defense, but Virtue is our best Security. It is not possible that any State should long remain free, where Virtue is not supremely honored. -- Samuel Adams
  • For the past 9 years, the WWE has been my home! -- John Cena
  • Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years. -- Bobby Knight
  • There have been only 268 of the past 3,421 years free of war. -- Will Durant
  • For the past ten years I have had no financial problems. -- Gyorgy Ligeti
  • Every War in the past 50 Years is a Result of Media Lies -- Julian Assange
  • Over the past several years, I've been more in a managerial role. -- Dennis Ritchie
  • Spam will be a thing of the past in two years' time. -- Bill Gates
  • Music, in the past few years... anything singable or understandable is square. -- Ethel Merman
  • The thought of our past years in me doth breed perpetual benedictions. -- William Wordsworth
  • I have been raising money for the past 14 years for diabetes research. -- John Ratzenberger
  • Don't trust anyone who has been in school for the past 24 consecutive years. -- Craig Bruce
  • The Federal prison population has increased more than 7-fold over the past 20 years. -- Bobby Scott
  • Don't trust anyone who has been in school for the past 24 consecutive years. -- Craig Bruce
  • I wouldn't trade the experiences I've had over the past 36 years for anything. -- Gil Gerard
  • I have been interested in Irish traditional music for the past few years. -- Nobuo Uematsu
  • Life has brought me work to do on myself these past two years. -- Isabelle Adjani
  • I think Mitch Hedberg is one of the great comedians of the past 20 years. -- Mike Birbiglia
  • While passenger numbers have doubled in the past 20 years, the industry remains scandalously inefficient. -- Simon Calder
  • The past nine years in San Diego have represented such a period of questioning. -- Brian Ferneyhough
  • I have taken a break from the media spotlight for the past few years. -- Gemma Ward
  • I've been lucky over the past few years. Things have just happened for me. -- Joe Wright
  • The past couple years training with Kurt have really brought inspiration into my skating. -- Kristi Yamaguchi
  • I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was. -- Christiane Amanpour
  • There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years. -- R. Lee Ermey
  • In the past few years I have begun the process of becoming a new man. -- Jack Abramoff
  • Rose and I have gone on the most incredible journey over the past two years -- Billie Piper
  • Every single progressive education fad of the past thirty years has hurt poor black children. -- Shelby Steele
  • The places I've worked in the past, I always stayed three years and moved on. -- Craig Kilborn
  • Over the past six years I've had many difficulties. But I never lost my passion. -- Robin Li
  • Peace cannot be built on exclusion. That has been the price of the past 30 years. -- Gerry Adams
  • It's hard to tell how far women's individuality has come in the past twenty years. -- Annie Lennox
  • Even in past years, when I wasn't in the Super Bowl, I wished I was. -- Brett Favre
  • The past shouts at you, the ugly words or actions echo down across the years. -- Roland Merullo
  • I haven't been living anywhere because I've been on tour for the past two years. -- Feist
  • I have had many opportunities to visit universities all over the world in the past 50 years. -- John Pople
  • Movies in Hollywood now, for the past 20 or 30 years, are made mainly by lawyers or agents. -- Jean-Luc Godard
  • During the past few years I have led a sometimes hard battle for German foreign policy. -- Gustav Stresemann
  • I have done more live events in the past twenty years than I have eaten dinner. -- David Wolfe
  • Our focus on discrimination against women during the past 30 years has blinded us to opportunities for women. -- Warren Farrell
  • I loved the garish day, and, spite of fears, Pride ruled my will: remember not past years. -- John Henry Newman
  • I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat. -- Jet Li
  • If I finish tomorrow and look back on the past years, I' d say, 'that wasn't bad'. -- Kevin Kilbane
  • Marygreen did not change in sixteen years. It had changed little enough in the past two years. -- Kathleen Winsor
  • Most work in macroeconomics in the past 30 years has been useless at best and harmful at worst. -- Paul Krugman
  • Independence has been key to the success and sustained growth of electronic music over the past 25 years. -- Richie Hawtin
  • Even if there have been setbacks during these past years, China is changing. China's society is opening. -- Ai Weiwei
  • During the past fifty years, more mathematics has been created than in all previous ages put together. -- Ian Stewart
  • Just look at the past. Hillary Clinton is done nothing. She's been there for 35 years. She's done nothing. -- Donald Trump
  • Mankind's greatest error, the biggest deception of the past thousand years is this: to confuse poverty with stupidity. -- Orhan Pamuk
  • Paul McCartney, one of the best songwriters of all time, has only produced manure for the past 25 years. -- Noel Gallagher
  • Shark Tale feels borrowed, sampled and dittoed from the collective funniness of the past 10 years in studio-made animation, -- Desson Thomson
  • Over the past 40 years, the tradition of Southern progressivism has been somewhat successfully erased by right-wing revisionist historians. -- John Darnielle
  • The coolest thing I've gotten to do in the past few years is guest star on Sesame Street. -- Norah Jones
  • Over the past 10 years of being famous, my relationship with the camera has not been a pleasant one. -- Ryan Phillippe
  • I'm always writing, the past 10 years. A lot has changed, in that it's something I do every day. -- PJ Harvey
  • The hours pass and the days and the months and the years, and the past time never returns. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • I find that fact and fancy look alike across the years that link the past with the present. -- Helen Keller
  • I rarely watch TV, and in the past two years, I've done three TV shows. It's quite interesting. -- Oliver Jackson-Cohen
  • For the past couple of years I've been pretty bored with music in general... just bored with it. -- Les Claypool
  • Over the past 10 years, the majority of value creation in the venture community has been in consumer Internet. -- Bill Gurley
  • Bad leadership during the past years has cast on our Party the shadow of great and grave burdens. -- Janos Kadar
  • The creation of the United States of America is the central event of the past four hundred years. -- Walter A. McDougall
  • For the past 10 years, people have been making fun of the eighties. Why are we bringing them back? -- Lexa Doig
  • I have been determined for the past couple of years to move away from all those Holiday programmes. -- Jill Dando
  • I've spent the past two years looking for my ex-girlfriendā??s killerā?¦ but no one will do it. -- Anthony Jeselnik
  • The job of being president, understanding the particular policies that America has gotten itself into over the past 400 years. -- Kwame Kilpatrick
  • People's attitudes have been changing over the past 15 years, but China is still the world's biggest consumer of dogs. -- Jill Robinson
  • I believe that for the past twenty years there has been a creeping socialism spreading in the United States. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Of the past 3,400 years, humans have been entirely at peace for 268 of them, or just 8 percent of recorded history. -- Chris Hedges
  • Anything past 90 days constitutes 'severe,' but all late payments stay on your report for seven years if reported. -- Jean Chatzky
  • During the past few years North East India has emerged as one of the biggest destinations for child trafficking. -- Kailash Satyarthi
  • In fact, among the 1000 titles which I have recorded in the past 35 years, there are less than 10% of classical titles. -- Richard Clayderman
  • As a civil rights activist of the past 40 years, I cannot support a show that disrespects those beliefs and practices. -- Isaac Hayes
  • Welfare is the basic cause of the deleterious cultural changes we have witnessed in the West over the past 60 years. -- Martin Durkin
  • For the past two years,the only thing the 'Idol' machine has been doing has been maliciously attacking my name. -- Corey Clark
  • Years bleach away the sense of things until all that's left is a bone-white past, stripped of feeling and significance. -- M.L. Stedman
  • I want to praise activists through the years. I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored. -- Studs Terkel
  • Thank you all from the pit of my burning, nauseous stomach for your letters and concern during the past years. -- Kurt Cobain
  • Don't forget the earth's about five thousand million years old, at least. Who can afford to live in the past? -- Harold Pinter
  • For the past twenty years you and I have been fed all day long on good solid lies about sex -- C. S. Lewis
  • We've seen many Black men lose their life over the past couple of years. Not only just heard about it. -- Sterling K. Brown
  • For the past 21 years, I've been privileged to be part of an amazing organization called the International Women's Media Foundation. -- Judy Woodruff
  • There's no shame in enjoying a quiet life. And that's been the realization of the past few years for me. -- Daniel Radcliffe
  • The past is good (as we all know), twenty, thirty years back everything was good, anyone can tell you that. -- Nina Berberova
  • I haven't been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years. Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either. -- Dave Barry
  • Mexico is now a country where we have justice and a rule of law that didn't exist here in past years. -- Josefina Vazquez Mota
  • Present-day Spain translates as many books into Spanish, annually, as the Arab world has translated into Arabic in the past 1,100 years. -- Martin Amis
  • In the past 10 years, I've looked at life as this Pollock stuff. And now I'm almost in the post Pollock phase. -- Ed Harris
  • As I've learned in the past few years, Mali is home to some of the most incredible musicians in the world. -- Nick Zinner
  • One of the things that I've been doing over the past few years is reevaluating my own powers of political analysis. -- Tony Blair
  • I used to describe myself as a comic novelist, but my concerns seem to have darkened over the past few years. -- Tom Perrotta
  • I keep a quotes journal - of every sentence that I've wanted to remember from my reading of the past 30 years. -- Richard Powers
  • My life in the past 20 years has changed. I don't count days anymore, I count the hours, the minutes, the seconds. -- Julio Iglesias
  • Women have come a long way over the past 20 years, but in substance abuse and addiction, women have come the wrong way. -- Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
  • Municipal debt outstanding doubled in the past 10 years. And in the past 30 years, the U.S. has been in real economic nirvana. -- Meredith Whitney
  • Over the past fifty years or so, scientists have allowed the conventions of expression available to them to become entirely too confining. -- David Mermin
  • In the past thirty years we have learned more about the workings of the human brain than in all of previous history. -- Daniel H. Pink
  • Calculate a stock's price/earnings ratio yourself, using Graham's formula of current price divided by average earnings over the past three years. -- Benjamin Graham
  • Primarily, every rule change over the past ten years has been against the pitchers - lowering the mound and the designated hitter. -- Gaylord Perry
  • I mean, don't forget the earth's about five thousand million years old, at least. Who can afford to live in the past? -- Harold Pinter
  • Taste for things of the past evolves, doesn't it? What was a masterpiece a hundred years ago is no longer so today. -- Alberto Giacometti
  • Actually, my experience over the past couple of years hasn't necessarily been something that would be interesting, were it committed to record. -- Scott Hutchison
  • Zidane is the master. Over the past 10 years, there's been no-one like him, he has been the best player in the world. -- Zinedine Zidane
  • Your future is ahead of you. Imagine the notion of the past fifteen years of your life being a blip in your story. -- Jay-Z
  • Changes in solar activity have influenced what has been called the "conveyor-belt" circulation of the great Atlantic Ocean currents over the past 240 years. -- Willie Soon
  • If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament - disarmament follows peace. -- Bernard Baruch
  • I am a soldier and I worked for the kaiser, under Ebert, Hindenburg, and Hitler, all the same way, for the past 44 years. -- Wilhelm Keitel
  • I have spent the past several years working so hard to just move on, and to try and build a life for myself. -- Monica Lewinsky
  • Do you realize that in the past sixty years, the only foreigners the French have been able to drive out are American tourists? -- Robert Orben
  • I have been visualizing myself every night for the past four years standing on the podium having the gold placed around my neck. -- Megan Jendrick
  • Our God, our help in ages past,Our hope for years to come,Our shelter from the stormy blast,And our eternal home. -- Isaac Watts
  • For the past 10 years, corporations have been trained that they should use all the different media... But the internet is becoming the umbrella. -- Larry Weber
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