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Years Ago Quotes


"Four years ago... no, it was yesterday." - Steven Wright

"Nobody, 20 years ago, forecast the Internet." - Bryan Appleyard

"You expect to break me? Impossible! You broke me years ago. You killed me years ago..." - Charles Manson

"I like to use things that didn't exist 50 years ago, or 20 years ago even." - Kesh

"Marijuana is ten times more dangerous than twenty years ago." - William J Clinton

"The time to begin most things is ten years ago." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"There was confusion since I stood here 35 years ago." - Eugene Ormandy

"This person should have been aborted years ago." - Richard Dawkins

"Four years ago, who ever thought this would have happened?" - Drew Brees

"My life started being awesome five years ago." - Connie Britton

"Fifteen years ago, I really give up American market," - Jackie Chan

"If you look at Hollywood today, compared to five years ago, 10 years ago, 20 years ago or 30 years ago, the change from moment to moment has always been extraordinary. It never stops moving." - Joseph McGinty Nichol

"I was about 18 six years ago. I'm 28 now." - Frank Bruno

"I was very, very pro-women many years ago." - Donald Trump

"The only time I took Ecstacy was years and years ago. It was absolutely amazing." - Graham Norton

"The events which transpired five thousand years ago; Five years ago or five minutes ago, have determined what will happen five minutes from now; five years From now or five thousand years from now. All history is a current event." - Dr John

"History is not what happened 200 or 2,000 years ago; it's a story about what happened 200 or 2,000 years ago." - Lewis H Lapham

"Mr. Rihani, we met once a thousand years ago and we may not meet again for another thousand years." - William Ernest Hocking

"Fifty years ago, the spoken word reigned, but during the last fifty years, the power has gone over to pictures." - Pipilotti Rist

"Are you better off now than you were four years ago?" - Ronald Reagan

"Color harmony was thrown out years ago, as restrictive chains were broken forming my free style." - Frank Bruno

"Twenty years ago rooting for the Yankees was like rooting for IBM." - George Will

"I have everything I had twenty years ago, only it's all a little bit lower." - Gypsy Rose Lee

"Civilization in certain respects is as inadequate as it was a thousand years ago." - Gertrude Atherton

"In my nostrils still lives the breath of flowers that perished twenty years ago." - Mark Twain

"Some years ago, the federal government declared war on poverty, and poverty won." - Ronald Reagan

"I have a history of saving animals. I started years ago with a cow." - Peter Max

"Compared to 10 years ago the primary motivation for defection has gone from food, to freedom." - Kim Jong-un

"I worked with Laurence Olivier some years ago. He was a great mentor." - Anthony Hopkins

"I have been enjoying my return to modeling. That's where my career started many years ago." - Rita Mero

"Four billion years ago the planet Earth was molten rock; now it sings opera!" - Brian Swimme

"In many ways, Im younger than I was 20 years ago," - Hugh Hefner

"The Longs event was the first LPGA event that I played in 8 years ago" - Natalie

"If compliments were food, I'd have starved to death 28 years ago." - Erma Bombeck

"Organized labor still has privileges and legal immunities that even kings and governments lost years ago." - Roscoe Pound

"Five hundred years ago a person in error was a person searching for the truth." - John H. Lienhard

"I'm still an amateur, of course, but I became rugby's first millionaire five years ago." - David Campese

"I still shop at Costco. I just started tipping two years ago." - Bernard Hopkins

"Ricky Hatton would knock Khan out. 5 years ago or now." - Carl Froch

"The man assumed office almost four years ago - isn't it about time he assumed responsibility?" - Paul Ryan

"Things that would shock us years ago are like nothing now." - Lenny Kravitz

"I read Write More, Sell More a few years ago and loved it." - Steve Slaunwhite

"I learned many years ago never to waste time trying to convince my colleagues." - Albert Einstein

"Ninety years ago I was a freak. Today I'm an amateur." - Jack the Ripper

"I've got everything I had 20 years ago, except now it's all lower." - Gypsy Rose Lee

"I could've told you this was gonna happen 8 years ago because it is on purpose." - James Dye

"Thirty years ago, Marseilles lay burning in the sun, one day." - Charles Dickens

"I came in 11 years ago. I remember it like it was tomorrow" - David Moyes

"Until that afternoon in October four years ago, I hadn't known dogs could scream." - Stephen King

"Our experience using computers reflects a trade-off that was made fifty years ago or more." - Paul Dourish

"None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago" - Arne Jacobsen

"Ask Osama bin Laden if he's better off now than he was four years ago." - John F Kerry

"I should have done it years ago. It's amazing I didn't even want cigarettes anymore." - Matt Damon

"There ain't no problem that some other dude didn't have 1,000 years ago." - Will Smith

"Yes it's her husband. She hasn't got over it. Died thirty years ago." - John Cleese

"Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it." - Coco Chanel

"A few years ago England would have struggled to beat the Eskimos" - Ian Botham

"A few years ago, (Barack Obama) would have been getting us coffee." - William J Clinton

"Microbes are doing things we didn't even know they could do 10 years ago." - Robert H. Jackson

"Many years ago, I really didn't know where the next work was coming from." - Daniel Day-Lewis

"Seems like only a year ago they were married nine years!" - Jane Ace

"Sixty-five million years ago the dinosaurs had a bad day." - Phil Plait

"Five years ago I was a four-stone apology - today I am two separate gorillas." - Vivian Stanshall

"Could a body broken and blood spilled two thousand years ago restore my own damaged life?" - Frederica Mathewes-Green

"Junk food companies are acting very much like tobacco companies did 30 years ago." - Mark Bittman

"I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago in the stone age" - Jodie Foster

"Years ago the public used to hound me but now I can go shopping in peace" - Irene Dunne

"Our role models today 60 years ago would have been examples of what not to be" - Prince Ea

"I made a killing on Wall Street a few years ago...I shot my broker." - Groucho Marx

"Thirty to 40 years ago, most financial decisions were fairly simple." - Scott D. Cook

"I feel it was just a few years ago I was running around in short pants" - Aaron Neville

"Hollywood is the gold cap on a tooth that should have been pulled out years ago." - W C Fields

"I'm a much better coach than I was six years ago." - Steve Mariucci

"My analyst refused to hear my dreams. This was years ago." - Jeanne Moreau

"I learned years ago that love could be temporary and still be love." - Christopher Bram

"Only astrophysicists new about the Internet 20 years ago. Today my cat has a website." - William J Clinton

"With every case from years ago there should be lessons learned." - Jeh Johnson

"Thirty-five years ago, being a cook was the same as being a used-car salesman." - Wolfgang Puck

"Fifteen hundred years ago, Constantine, who murdered his own wife and children, started the Christian religion." - Charles Chilton Moore

"Israel is a fulfilled dream. Nothing that exists here existed here a hundred years ago." - Amos Oz

"People that have died 10 years ago are still voting, illegal immigrants are voting." - Donald Trump

"I started blogging in 2004, light years ago on the Web." - Ann Voskamp

"What I thought I developed all of those years ago was a pattern to understand communication." - Simon Sinek

"I'm much more introspective than I was, say, thirty years ago." - Jimmy Carter

"Years ago I heard the Indian Jesuit Raimundo Panikkar say: Expect Nothing." - Lawrence Fagg

"If I had not smoked I should have been dead ten years ago." - Francois Guizot

"I went to Mongolia many years ago and it was so incredible." - Milla Jovovich

"Reading books is fantastic. I didn't do it until ten years ago. It's great." - Sam Amidon

"If we had known there was biting in soccer, we would have started watching years ago." - Peter Sagal

"Fifty years ago we'd have you upside-down with a fucking fork up your ass!" - Michael Richards

"This is the same fight the US fought 60 years ago" - Bruce Willis

"I have everything now I had 20 years ago except now, it's all lower." - Gypsy Rose Lee

"Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be up to five years for violating the rules and regulations under the campaign finance reform. This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago, decades ago." - Jay Sekulow

"Long ago I'd said that I am "fascinated by the phantasmagoria of human personality" - this is perhaps even truer now than years ago." - Joyce Carol Oates

"In the history of each sport, the heroes who win the Olympic gold medal are the ones we remember. Nobody remembers the World Champion 25 years ago, but everyone remembers who the Olympic Champions were, even 100 years ago." - Lavinia Milosovici

"There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago." - Boutros Boutros-Ghali

"And what good is it to me that you're here now? Where where you twenty years ago, ten years ago? How dare you, how dare you come to me now, when I am this?" - Peter S Beagle

"I don't care about three years ago - I don't care about two years ago. I don't care about last year. The only thing I care about is this week." - Tom Brady

"I just don't know whether it was all destroyed years ago - I mean, there's no question that there were chemical weapons years ago - whether they were destroyed right before the war, (or) whether they're still hidden." - David Petraeus

"If you look at a testimony of love from 2,000 years ago it can still exactly speak to you, whereas medical advice from only 100 years ago is ridiculous." - Jennifer Michael Hecht

"America is much less violent than it was 20, 30 years ago. And immigration is much less a problem than it was not just 20 or 30 years ago, but when I came in as president." - Barack Obama

"Ads which ran 30-50 years ago, even a hundred years ago, are often better than those you see today. You'll get great ideas to use in your marketing." - Ted Nicholas

"The music industry was invented, like, 100 years ago. I'm talking about the goddess Matangi, who invented music 5,000 years ago. She was the only thing that inspired me." - Mia

"Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since." - Dave Beard

"years ago we would have been burned for this. Now what I am suggesting is that we've advanced." - John Cleese

"My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn't realize that four years ago. I do now." - Lebron James

"I look at some of the songs I wrote years ago and I can't believe I wrote such crap." - Billy Joel

"I'd vowed years ago to go to the grave the same way I'd been born, just a lot more wrinkly." - Karen Marie Moning

"I wouldn't be the man I am today without the woman who agreed to marry me 20 years ago" - Barack Obama

"Religious insights and values are just as important today as they were 50 or 100 years ago." - Dallin H. Oaks

"Just five years ago, it was almost impossible to waste a million dollars building a Web site." - David Walker

"I'm one of the few people that I know that sings better than they did 20 years ago." - Steve Earle

"A Twittering man, 2500 years ago, would have been a magician, or a god. Men have become gods." - Herodotus

"Sixty years ago I knew everything. Now I know nothing. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant

"Eighteen years ago, my left knee I hurt. I've never had a knee injury in the pros." - Brian Leetch

"What they don't know is that I went over the edge years ago, and lived to tell the tale." - Rebecca Wells

"Actually, I stopped looking at myself in the mirror years ago. I wasn't making it to work on time." - Zach Braff

"Sixty years ago this week Hitler invaded Poland. This led to the creation of The History Channel." - Jay Leno

"It's really weird how your life changes. Tonight I'm drinking water. Four years ago? Opium. Night and day, you know?" - Bill Hicks

"Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died. I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour Government." - George V

"To me, animal communication seemed an insane idea, years ago; but my experience altered my life and my beliefs." - Bernie Siegel

"[...] evidence is now coming out showing that Egypt was colonized by Western people over 15,000 years ago." - Michael Tsarion

"I've learned that I shouldn't shrink from success. Though honestly I thought they'd be knocking on my door years ago." - Ariel Pink

"My eldest brother Atticus just won an Oscar some years ago, as he wrote the music for The Social Network." - Liberty Ross

"My signature is the one that Hyun Joong hyung made for me five years ago, but I'm still using it." - Kim Hyung-jun

"No, Harry, you listen," said Hermione. "We're coming with you. That was decided months ago - years, really." - J K Rowling

"If you are doing things the same way as two years ago, you are almost certainly doing them wrong." - John Harvey-Jones

"I came to Nantes two-years-ago and it's much the same today, except that it's totally different." - Kevin Keegan

"Steam is no stronger now than it was a hundred years ago but it is put to better use." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I see no advantage in these new clocks. They run no faster than the ones made 100 years ago." - Henry Ford

"The writers' strike a couple years ago was a bonanza for reality TV shows new and old." - Carole Nelson Douglas

"I win because I learned years ago that scared money always loses. I never care, so I win." - Hedy Lamarr

"Since the death of my father four years ago, our lives have become difficult, and I must help my family." - George Washington

"Since President Obama assumed office three years ago, federal spending has accelerated at a pace without precedent in recent history." - Mitt Romney

"Fifty years ago wealth was stored and transmitted physically through gold bars, stock certificates, bank notes, and coins." - Scott D. Cook

"In the town of Bethlehem many years ago, a man got religion and he changed the status quo." - Phil Ochs

"I'm glad mainstream culture is starting to catch up to where lesbian-feminism was 30 years ago." - Alison Bechdel

"It started 25 years ago, when I was teaching elementary school in a small town in Missouri" - Dan Simmons

"Years ago, manhood was an opportunity for achievement, and now it is a problem to be overcome." - Garrison Keillor

"If you really didn't ever want to get wrinkles, then you should have stopped smiling years ago!" - Anita Roddick

"I once had half a cup [of coffee], twenty years ago, and I'm still working it off." - Elizabeth Warren

"I remember, in the winter of our first experiments, just seven years ago, looking on snow with new eyes." - Edward Mills Purcell

"Animal Farm has seen off all the opposition. It's as valid today as it was fifty years ago." - Ralph Steadman

"They're old; they're about God hundreds of years ago. Not about God now" "But God doesn't change" "Men do though" - Aldous Huxley

"Nothing ever changes as far as Westerns are concerned. They are the same today as they were years ago." - Glenn Ford

"We don't have as much prejudice as we did 40 years ago, but today it is more educated" - Edward James Olmos

"Years ago I was a runway model, and I used to get laughs. I thought it was a joke anyway" - Nora Dunn

"My signature is the one that Hyun Joong hyung made for me five years ago, but I'm still using it." - Kim Hyung-jun

"As the Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel warned years ago, to forget a holocaust is to kill twice." - Iris Chang

"If I had gone ahead and died ten years ago, I'd probably be a cult figure today." - Andy Warhol



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