life begins at forty

1932 W. B. PITKIN Life Begins at Forty i. Life begins at forty. This is the revolutionary outcome of our New Era... Today it is half a truth. Tomorrow it will be an axiom.

1945 Zionist Review 14 Dec. 6 Among Palestine pioneers, life does not ‘begin at forty’.

1952 ‘M. COST’ Hour Awaits 142 Life begins at forty... I know you’re only in your thirties, but it leaves a nice margin.

1990 J. R. MCCAHERY Grave Undertaking v. Life begins at forty, she reminded herself—give or take a couple of years.


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  • Life Begins At Forty — is an aphorism. It may also refer to:* Life Begins at Forty (1935 film) * Life Begins at Forty (book) book Paul Bellew, Neverim Press, 2003 …   Wikipedia

  • life begins at forty — humorous phrase used for saying that people start to enjoy life when they reach the age of forty Thesaurus: describing how old someone looks, seems or feelshyponym Main entry: life …   Useful english dictionary

  • life begins at forty — humorous used for saying that people start to enjoy life when they reach the age of forty …   English dictionary

  • life — [ laıf ] (plural lives [ laıvz ] ) noun *** ▸ 1 time from birth to death ▸ 2 way of living, experience ▸ 3 state of being alive ▸ 4 living things ▸ 5 time something exists/lasts ▸ 6 activity/excitement ▸ 7 in games ▸ 8 life imprisonment ▸ +… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • forty — see a fool at forty is a fool indeed life begins at forty Saint Swithun’s day, if thou be fair, for forty days it will remain; Saint Swithun’s day, if thou bring rain, for forty days it will remain …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • life */*/*/ — UK [laɪf] / US noun Word forms life : singular life plural lives UK [laɪvz] / US Metaphor: Life is like a journey, and your experiences are like different parts of a journey. Dying is like travelling to another place. The baby arrived just after… …   English dictionary

  • life — see life begins at forty if life hands you lemons, make lemonade life isn’t all beer and skittles while there’s life there’s hope art is long and life is short the best things in life are free …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Forty-fives — (also known as 45 s , Forte Fives , Auction Forty Fives , Auction 120s , 120 , Growl , Spoil Five , Maw and Strong Fives ) is a trick taking card game that is played in Ireland, and in some parts of New England and Nova Scotia where it is known… …   Wikipedia

  • Life of Jesus in the New Testament — A series of articles on Jesus Christ and Christianity Gospel harmony  …   Wikipedia

  • Life of Samuel Johnson — The Life of Samuel Johnson or The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. (1791) is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it… …   Wikipedia

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