Quotes of dozen

  1. Native Americans had only stone and wooden weapons and no animals that could be ridden. Those military advantages repeatedly enabled troops of a few dozen mounted Spaniards to defeat Indian armies numbering in the thousands. – Jared Diamond
  2. Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day. – Brendan Francis
  3. Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about customer requirements for languages, then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew. – James Frank
  4. One should be willing to throw away a dozen ideas to come up with a good one, just as one should throw away a dozen words to come up with the right one. – James Gunn
  5. I am not an 'instant' actor... to really do anything, I've got to try it five or six or a dozen times. – Judy Holliday
  6. Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  7. Over the last decade, at considerable cost to me in money and effort, confronted with ridicule and intimidation, I have brought more than a dozen lawsuits challenging the corruption in the election process in Tennessee. – John Jay Hooker
  8. No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations. – Louis L'Amour
  9. Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen The ones who win get inside their player and motivate. – Vince Lombardi
  10. They were a group of two dozen nurses completely surrounded by 100, 000 unattached American men. – James A. Michener
  11. No one would choose to be jerked randomly off task again and again until you have half a dozen things you're trying to get done, all at the same time. – Marilyn vos Savant
  12. There are thousands of Ten Commandments plaques or monuments all over the country, and lawsuits to remove them have popped up in more than a dozen states. – Phyllis Schlafly
  13. I had a kind of meandering little career, and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen – Donald Sutherland
  14. With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy. – Lope de Vega

Usage examples for dozen

  1. We thought nothing of running right ahead ten or a dozen miles before turning back; for we knew nothing about taking time by the sun, and none of us had a watch in those days. – The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
  2. These are the only places open since that hour, and now there are not more than half a dozen people out here- roysterers after a late supper. – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  3. There may be a dozen men inside. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  4. You are the man, and I can bring a dozen to prove it on you. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
  5. I was scarcely more ready for your words last spring than Johnnie, but I was simple enough to think that in half a dozen years or so we might be married if all thought it was best, and my pride was a little hurt when I saw what- what- well, Gertrude's influence over you. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  6. There were only half a dozen fellows inside when we entered. – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  7. You have your men ready, a dozen of them! – 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair
  8. During the last few minutes he had been forced to change it half a dozen times. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. Oh, half a dozen or so. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  10. In a dozen words it's this- I've got the girl away, and now I'm going to tell the man, and tell him a few other things at the same time. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. Really, Laddie boy, I should say there were almost a dozen questions there! – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  12. A dozen men started forward, but the chief called them back. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  13. Look to't, for if he comes not as safe out of your House, as he went in, I have half a Dozen Mirmidons hard- by shall beat it about your Ears. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  14. It was at least five miles by the way we had come, and as my companion had gone over most of it three times he had walked full a dozen miles. – Canoeing in the wilderness by Henry David Thoreau
  15. Bring a dozen if you wish. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  16. He came upon Dangerfield again only half- a- dozen steps from the turn into the street. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  17. Women like Daphne were too quick; they could get out a dozen words to your one; but give a man time, and he could express himself. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Half a dozen if you want 'em. – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  19. Saul cried impatiently, after having tried half a dozen times in vain to force us forward. – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  20. Were there not a dozen – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells

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