Forty Years

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    Immanuel Kant lived with knowledge as with his lawfully wedded wife, slept with it in the same intellectual bed for forty years and begot an entire German race of philosophical systems.
    Stefan Zweig (18811942)

    Young fellows are tempted by girls, men who are thirty years old are tempted by gold, when they are forty years old they are tempted by honor and glory, and those who are sixty years old say to themselves, ‘What a pious man I have become.’
    Martin Luther (1483–1546)

    The clothes on your back did not wear out and your feet did not swell these forty years.
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 8:4.

    Women have had the vote for over forty years and their organizations lobby in Washington for all sorts of causes; why, why, why don’t they take up their own causes and obvious needs?
    Dorothy Thompson (1894–1961)