Famous quotes containing the word years:

    Jim Wilson: Cops have no friends. Nobody likes a cop. On either side of the law. Nobody.
    Captain Brawley: Is that what you want? People to like you? Then you’re in the wrong business and you ought to get out.
    Jim Wilson: It’s the only job I know. Has been for eleven years now.
    Captain Brawley: Then make up your mind to be a cop. Not a gangster with a badge.
    —A.I. (Albert Isaac)

    Gargantua, at the age of four hundred four score and forty- four years begat his son Pantagruel, from his wife, named Badebec, daughter of the King of the Amaurotes in Utopia, who died in child-birth: because he was marvelously huge and so heavy that he could not come to light without suffocating his mother.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)

    I had lived over twenty years without the legal right to be alone one hour M to have the exclusive use of one foot of space M to receive an unopened letter, or to preserve a line of manuscript “from sharp and sly inspection.”
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)