three for thirty: the beginning


30 quotes and facts for the year of 30:

1. “It took 30 years to look this good.”
2. At age 30, you’re older than 42% of Americans.
3. “Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.” – Georges Clemenceau
4. After 30 years, your muscle mass is dropping at 10% a year.
5. “…In the blink of an eye, your life will change. And it will continue to change for decades to come. Enjoy it, embrace it… be grateful for the ride. You are not old, you are young. And faith will get you everywhere. Just you wait.” – Abby Larson
6. “Eat, drink and turn 30.”
7. The Challenger Disaster happened 30 years ago.
8. 96% of gay people have realized they’re gay by age 30.
9. “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you!” – Dr. Seuss
10. “Keep calm, you’re 30.”
11. 45% of people will own a firearm in their 30s.
12. “Thirty is only 12 in scrabble.”
13. “Vintage: 1986”
14. The Labyrinth premiered 30 years ago.
15. 30 is the average age of retirement for NFL players.
16. “It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” – Andy Rooney
17. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off turns 30.
18. “Do not regret growing older. It’s a privilege denied to many.”
19. “I’m being promoted! From 29 to 30.”
20. “30 rocks”
21. Mary Kate and Ashley Olson, Lady Gaga and Drake turn 30 this year.
22. Intel’s 386 Microprocessor hits 30.
23. The odds you’ll make it to your late 30s are 99,003 out of 100,000, or 99.003%.
24. The first 3D printer was patented 30 years ago???
25. “Gravity and boobs: two words that every woman doesn’t want to use in the same sentence.”
26. 81% of women and 71% of men have been married by age 30 (and 16% of each have been divorced).
27. The average person has had 7.5 jobs by age 30.
28. “At age 30, one receives strength.” – Talmud
29. “You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.” -Coco Channel
30. “30 is 3 perfect 10s.”

Sources: 1, 2, 3


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  1. Oh Emily! Counting down (or Up!)

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