Quotes of 17

  1. When you are thrown onto the stage at 17 in such an enormous way, it becomes living on the edge because every step you take, every word you speak, every action you do becomes headline news. And it became, for me, life or death. – Boris Becker
  2. Years on, Christine and John still have a deep love for each other, as do Stevie and I- we've been working together since I was 17 – Lindsey Buckingham
  3. There's something fundamentally wrong with a system where there's been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic. – Sean Connery
  4. I think my dad is a lot cooler than other dads. He still acts like he's still 17 – Miley Cyrus
  5. When when my first feature opportunity came along, I wasn't prepared, but we did it in about 17 days. – Richard Donner
  6. I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs- when I was 17 that I realized I was talking through an empty skull... I wasn't thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts. – Allen Ginsberg
  7. I was notified on July 17 to be ready to start August 7 for an October air date. When we reached the screen we did not have a single segment ready. It was done so fast the writers never got a chance to know what it was all about. – Jeffrey Hunter
  8. So I continued through my next school, which takes me up to the age of 17 moving from the bottom stream of one year into the bottom stream of the next year, all the way through. I showed other talents which gave me self -respect, which is fine. – Jeremy Irons
  9. A convention was drawn up on June 17 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks to the efforts of the labour members, of whom I was one. – Leon Jouhaux
  10. I'm only 24 so I like to think I'm still close enough to 17 to still remember what it was like. Besides, I could just fake it and get away with it... it's not like there are any teenagers that still read comics. – Robert Kirkman
  11. It wasn't until I was about 17 or 18 years old that I got into music. – Christina Milian
  12. I taught for 17 years in an inner city comprehensive schools. – Estelle Morris
  13. Well, love is confusing at all ages, but especially when you're 17 – Piper Perabo
  14. I had this terrible stammer, so I couldn't really speak properly until I was 16 or 17 – Carly Simon
  15. Young people are forced to mature sooner now than in the '40s. I was doing things at age 14 that guys in the movie were just beginning to do at 16 and 17 – Parker Stevenson

Usage examples for 17

  1. Thompson also reported having received several hundred recruits and captured about 17 000 pounds of lead. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  2. He died on June 17 1719, at the age of forty- seven. – The Story of Our Hymns by Ernest Edwin Ryden
  3. 17 Forkel's statement is entitled to respect. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  4. March 17 To Godwin's, where took tea with the children, who always have it at 9. Mr. and Madame at 7. March 22.- On to Godwin's; found him at breakfast and joined him. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  5. 10. 04 to 10. 17 58. 8 8. 2 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  6. Did Number 17 win a third time? – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. 17 lying: used in a double sense. – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  8. 17 18 Morat, battle of, iii. – History of the English People, Index by John Richard Green
  9. 17 19 seems to be a clear allusion. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  10. October 17 186-- missed in grammer today and got licked. – Brite and Fair by Henry A. Shute
  11. Died at Florence, 17 Sept. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  12. And one of the oldest employees of the store still recalls seeing him come into the place, for the first time in his life, on a Saint Patrick's Day- it probably was March 17 1874- with a paper package under his arm which contained a couple of fine porcelain plates. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  13. And, to complete the circle of happiness, on September 17 of the following year, 1858, was born also a daughter, Margaret Anne. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  14. Mitre marched out at the head of her forces and at the battle of Pavon, September 17 1861, he overthrew the provincial forces. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  15. 17 Whence Scaliger falsly concluded that articles were useless." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  16. The 17 year rise in crime has been stopped. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. 17 No Freshman shall call up or down, to or from his Senior's chamber or his own. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  18. Let us now increase the height of fall to 17 inches. – The Splash of a Drop by A. M. Worthington
  19. 17 The cows lie under the trees in the meadow. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  20. Jules went directly to a small bin which was numbered 17 and took there from the topmost bottle. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett