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Where is the indignation about the fact that the US and USSR have thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the world?
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue.
I have actually directed over thirty plays and about one hundred commercials for cable TV, but have not yet had the opportunity to direct a feature film.
I’m a child of the sixties. I grew up with a president who was a crook, who put us into the most unpopular war in history, who had no communication with people under thirty. I had seen the Symbionese Liberation Army and the Panthers and the Diggers; I understood what they were about.
In 1986, I was asked by the then-Dean of Science at the University of British Columbia, Dr. R.C. Miller, Jr., to establish a new interdisciplinary institute, the Biotechnology Laboratory. I decided that it was time for me to start paying back for the thirty years of fun that I had been able to have in research.
Certainly ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ is not for children!
It is better not to sit on the grass after thirty when sprawling at all is difficult, let alone sprawling gracefully.
Everyone is the sum total of past experiences. A character doesn’t just spring to life at age thirty.
My father was and is a great journalist. Thirty years ago, I was studying broadcasting in college, and the problem was I wasn’t nearly as good as my father. I wasn’t as quick or as smart as my old man, and I realized it would be a long time before I was ever going to be, and I decided to do something else.
Doctors tell me I have the body of a thirty year old. I know I have the brain of a fifteen year old. If you’ve got both, you can play baseball.
At no point in my thirty years have I ever felt truly represented by the fashion industry.
Thirty years ago, there was definitely a huge difference between men and women, and the man wanting to feel like the protector, and not scare the wife.
Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence.
One can see that a canvas is six feet by eight feet, say, quite accurately. But you can spend two minutes and think it’s five, or thirty seconds and it’s just a different bed for activities there.
I was born in Chicago, then I spent most of my youth in Joliet, Illinois which is about thirty minutes south, and I went to a military academy for high school in Wisconsin. Then I went to college, on a basketball scholarship to a small school in Iowa, so I’m like Mr. Midwest.
I didn’t want to spend the next thirty years writing about bad things happening in the same small town – not least of all because people would begin to wonder why anyone still lives there!
I was a thirteen-year-old boy for thirty years.
In 1980, a woman promised her dying sister to change how Americans thought about breast cancer. Thirty years later, the result – the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation – is one of the nation‘s largest non-profits, and one of the most successful triumphs in public health marketing and changing health habits.
Television is a lot more fast-paced, where with films, you really have the ability to get to know your characters. When I was doing guest star roles, I was only one, like, one episode of a thirty minute to an hour show, so you don’t really have time to get to know my characters.
Life expectancy in many parts of Africa can be something around the age of thirty five to thirty eight. I mean you’re very fortunate if you live to that age. In fact when I went to Uganda for the first time one of the things that occurred to me was that I saw very few elderly people.
And, over the last thirty years we have seen men’s participation in both housework and childcare has increased and women’s have stayed at about the same.
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
By the 1980s, practically no one under 60 in the real civilian world wore hats for anything except weddings, funerals or Ascot. Hats had been in competition with hair, and hair had won. Thirty years before that, Brits of all classes and ages wore hats all the time.
Thirty percent of Americans have German blood in their family. I don’t see any major difference in the engineering abilities of Americans and Germans.
Really, we don’t know what to make of it except that we’re delighted about it. We have all these fans thirty years later and they’re still around and will probably be around for a long time to come.
The riskiest thing I have done in my fifties is to do a Polish accent for a new film. I had a great time working on it and two wonderful people to guide me. A dialect coach that I have known for thirty years and a Polish actor.
Even in the United States, the enslavement of African descendants continued until the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. That brutal form of slavery was abolished there hardly thirty years before it was abolished in Cuba.
The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience.
Thirty was a big deal for me. It was the age where I reevaluated everything – how I approached life and how I thought about myself. When I look at my 20s, or when I look at any period in my life, I think about how much time I’ve wasted trying to find the right man.
I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living.
Actually, to be an effective person politically in this country, I think you have to be thirty or over, and also you have to be rich, well-placed, you have to be close to power. And I don’t think that young people, because they look young, can do much, as I think they are counterproductive.
The ‘Damsels’ crew was low-budget, young people who were doing their first thing almost. A lot of it. It felt like Pied Piper or Rumpelstiltskin or whatever: it was me and people thirty years younger or more. But it was great; it was really fun.
I remember when I first met Katherine Bigelow for ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ – actually, we met for another movie, and that never got made, and then she called me and invited me to ‘Zero Dark Thirty’.
This country has a complex about age. It’s unbelievable. If you’re over thirty, you’ve had it in this country.
And when I was a kid being an actor was not cool. I’m thirty now and when I was a kid in the 80s that wasn’t a cool thing to be.
You turn on the news, there’re no facts anymore. ‘Here’s what’s happening today,’ and then you cut to thirty minutes of people in little boxes, little windows, telling you their opinions on it. It seems like all the news is going on in the ticker-tape on the bottom of the news. It’s all opinion, it’s all editorial.
By the age of nine, I had a thorough knowledge of contemporary Polish literature as well as of foreign literature in Polish translation, and I began to write poems in honour of a lady of thirty years. Naturally, she knew nothing about them.
When one has been married over thirty years, of course it would be absurd not to admit there have been some difficulties, at some times. But the important thing is that we have weathered them.
I think the internal combustion engine will disappear from the streets of our cities in the next thirty years because transportation will be mass transportation, or probably electrical power.
John Fahey, thought during his lifetime to be possibly more than a little crazy, was the author of some thirty albums of gnomically introverted droning guitar instrumentals, which I listened to heavily in my teens and twenties; I even produced an hour or so of banjo music in an imitative John Fahey style.
In Massachusetts, scientists have created the first human clone. The bad thing is that in thirty years, the clone will still be depressed because the Boston Red Sox will still have not won a World Series.
I’d love to whip back to the 20s for thirty minutes, just to have a look.
My greatest enemy is reality. I have fought it successfully for thirty years.
A major feature of life at the NIH in late 1960s was the extraordinary offering of evening courses for physicians attempting to become scientists as they neared thirty.
For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.
There were so many individual styles thirty or forty years ago.
I’ve lived in Kansas for more than thirty years, and for half of those, I was part of a ranching family, so I’m writing about things I know and love.
I’ll think about things for thirty or forty years before I’ll write it.
Well I think in all the thirty years I’ve been doing this now and being gone from home and all that stuff it’s really, it’s not about what I’ve achieved and if I’ve become a better player, or played better ten years ago than I do today.
The thing about our movies is, we write thirty drafts. That’s a very detailed script. Which means that if you try to crank it out week to week in television, it’s impossible.
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.
I was thirty when I did ‘Jack.’
We cannot sacrifice innocent human life now for vague and exaggerated promises of medical treatments thirty of forty years from now. There are ways to pursue this technology and respect life at the same time.
What’ll we do with ourselves this afternoon? And the day after that, and the next thirty years?
It’s physically very, very, very trying to be onstage as a performer, not unlike an athlete, for thirty years.
My biggest worry is I’m running out of time and energy. Thirty years ago I thought 10 years was a really long time.
There are moments in South America, in Brazil, where you look out, and there are literally thirty, forty thousand people jumping up and down at the same time.
Thirty per cent of coaching is tactics, 70% social competence.
I set the goal of getting a book contract by age thirty.
‘Zero Dark Thirty’ is a disturbing, fantastically-made movie. It will make you hate torture.
The real problem is that there’s a tendency to associate ageing with loss and decline and things that aren’t desirable. But experiencing all that there is to experience in life – whether that’s at the age of ten or thirty or fifty or eighty – is what life is all about.
I don’t think any songwriter who comes up through playing clubs can really claim to have independently developed their art. All along the way so much information is coming, the writer inside the performer unconsciously reacts to all of that. By the time they get to be thirty, the writer is gone.
There is absolutely a gap in the market for thirty something women and, the more I look at it, the more I feel there needs to be a sense of ease and choice.
The misery in war-torn Afghanistan is reminiscent of images from the Thirty Years’ War.
Everything we did was criticized. For about thirty years we lived with the world against us, accusing us of things we didn’t do!
For thirty years, I’ve been hearing that it’s getting better for women. And until I see statistical proof over enough years that that’s true, I won’t believe it.
If the question is, ‘Do I wish I made thirty million dollars a year,’ the answer is, ‘You bet.’ If the question is, ‘Do I wish I could write like Tom Clancy,’ the answer must remain, ‘No.’
We were very rich culturally. One Sunday each month, we would do this thing called Chamber Pots at somebody‘s house. A classical music group would come over and we’d have dinner. There were thirty people – parents and kids – and we’d sit on the floor and listen to this beautiful music.
‘Zero Dark Thirty’ is a great piece of filmmaking and does a valuable public service by raising difficult questions most Hollywood movies shy away from, but as of this writing, it seems that one of its central themes – that torture was instrumental to tracking down bin Laden – is not supported by the facts.
In over thirty years working in TV and movies, I’ve never had an exit interview or contributed to a 360 assessment.
Seven thirty in the morning is too early for a man of my standing.
I’ve lived in New York for thirty years now, but I’m a proud Pittsburgher, and home is home. My family’s still in Pittsburgh.
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!
I’m thirty years old, but I read at the thirty-four-year-old level.
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.
At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly.
The Wire‘ was from a police perspective – in terms of the streets and that, it was probably like, thirty per cent. ‘Top Boy’ is really from the perspective of the quote-unquote criminal. It’s getting into the mind of these people and why they do what they do. It’s bigger than just ‘Woke up and wanted to be bad one day.’
I drew the last image ever of Opus at midnight while Puccini was playing and I got rather stupid. Thirty years. A bit like saying goodbye to a child – which is ironic because I was never, never sentimental about him as many of his fans were.
In the case of ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, an issue that is central to the film – torture – is so important that I feel I must say something. Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow have been irresponsible and inaccurate in the way they have treated this issue in their film.
After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
The wild open-market theory that died in 1929 had a run of just over thirty years. Communism, a complete melding of religious, economic, and global theories, stretched to seventy years in Russia and forty-five years in central Europe, thanks precisely to the intensive use of military and police force.
Have you ever watched someone become American? Last week, at a national citizenship conference I organize, thirty immigrants from 17 countries swore an oath and became citizens of the United States. It was a stirring experience for the hundreds of people in the room.
There is a difference between twenty-nine and thirty. When you are twenty-nine it can be the beginning of everything. When you are thirty it can be the end of everything.