Antonyms for sixteen


Quotes of sixteen

  1. If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen Then thirty -two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all. – John Cage
  2. Writing sessions can last an hour or sixteen hours, depending on how it's going. – Orson Scott Card
  3. Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death. – Nicolas de Chamfort
  4. I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I'd make in an entire lifetime. But it's like somebody's going to take it all away from me and I'll be back in Texas, installing them damned irrigation wells. I didn't like that when I was sixteen And I know I wouldn't like it when I'm eighty. – Jimmy Dean
  5. Believe me, you can get into a lot of trouble being sixteen years old in a foreign country with no adult telling you when to come home. – Cameron Diaz
  6. Sixteen Tons was written eight years before I recorded it. – Tennessee Ernie Ford
  7. Remember that I was out of the closet at the age of sixteen My parents knew I was gay; I'd had to tell them. – Boy George
  8. He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty. – Mary Wilson Little
  9. Only sixteen players have hit fifty or more homers in a season. To me, that's a very special milestone. – Mark McGwire
  10. We recorded our first CD, Sixteen Stone, with a small budget and never dreamed that we would enjoy such a high success. It was simply fantastic. – Gavin Rossdale
  11. One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day. – Jean-Paul Sartre
  12. You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your own soul's doing. – Marie Carmichael Stopes
  13. You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing. – Marie Carmichael Stopes
  14. People don't understand rural America. Sixteen percent of our population is rural, but 40 percent of our military is rural. I don't believe that's because of a lack of opportunity in rural America. I believe that's because if you grow up in rural America, you know you can't just keep taking from the land. You've got to give something back. – Thomas Vilsack

Usage examples for sixteen

  1. She was not convinced of its being good for them by hearing that they could work on it sixteen hours out of the four and twenty. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I reckon he's put in sixteen hours a day at that garden since we heard they were comin'. – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. I'm rather bald, but it suits my style; a little fat, perhaps- a pound and a half over sixteen stone! – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  4. " Well," said Stainton, smiling, " perhaps sixteen is too many." – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  5. For sixteen years he was in Congress. – Nathan Hale by Jean Christie Root
  6. He and his wife are settled on Sixteen – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  7. The Grand Duke is a most amiable gentleman, sweet and good as a man can be; his son, sixteen was the loveliest and most gentle and affectionate of sons. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  8. One mile from Birmingham, upon the Lichfield road, sixteen miles, to the disgrace of the community, is yet a river without a bridge. – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  9. When at the age of sixteen with a boy's years and a man's heart, you came to London, did I not try to be to you almost as a mother? – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. He was just sixteen – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  11. " As for you," he said, " you look about sixteen – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  12. He went to work again, and after a few minutes' silence he said: " It makes two hundred and sixteen thousand inches in all." – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  13. She was now sixteen – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. The rock was about sixteen feet from the surface. – All about the Klondyke gold mines by J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt
  15. The 14th regiment had now sixteen months to serve of the three years. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  16. When I was quite little, I thought by the time I should be sixteen or seventeen, and allowed to leave school- or old enough to run away if necessary- I'd have a little money of my own. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  17. Norfolk gets a rate of sixteen and a half cents from Chicago; a couple of hundred miles south, the rate is about twice as much. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  18. We lost sixteen men in Smyrna, who died before they could be exchanged, almost within sight of home. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  19. Now he was twenty- three and she was twenty- one; and in all these sixteen years there had been no day when he had not looked forward to their marriage. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  20. When she was just turned sixteen Mademoiselle Idalie made up her mind to go into society. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King

Rhymes for sixteen