A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, ‘At my age, I don’t even buy green bananas.’
Time, in general, has always been a central obsession of mine – what it does to people, how it can constitute a plot all on its own. So naturally, I am interested in old age.
It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.
Age does not matter if the matter does not age.
We now have an opportunity, though, to do something we didn’t do in the industrial age, and that is to get a leg up on this, to bring the public in quickly, to have an informed debate.
And I’m not as young as I once was. At my age, I don’t have time to be bored.
I’ve had to be a man since I was 12 or 13. I had a job. And I was playing the piano for people twice my age. Handling responsibility is what makes a man a man.
The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
It’s the kind of clothes that mothers and daughters can wear, in terms of concept… It’s not about age. It’s about taste, and it’s about lifestyle. I believe women of all ages can wear anything.
Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
Traveling to Russia and Germany and being able to see the world at a young age was really cool for me, and I really liked that.
Despite what anti-aging ads say, growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin, 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity, but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn’t trade. Women who lie about their age – ‘why?’
I vividly remember being 14. That was the age when I started to get happy: I started being a writer and stopped being a loser.
There probably aren’t a lot of actors my age who tap dance.
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do.
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
Love has no age, no limit and no death.
The age thing really bugs me. Do people have more of a right to not like what I say because I’m 19?
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
As an American, you have a right to good health care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, that serves you from infancy through old age, that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing, and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options.
Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.
Robert Louis Stevenson
I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
I never – you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped.
I also find it interesting that a lot of people in their 30s are not married and don’t have kids. There are a lot of people in this age bracket that are out there dating and trying to find love. And I never thought that at my age I would be.
The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.
Charles Caleb Colton
If you age with somebody, you go through so many roles – you’re lovers, friends, enemies, colleagues, strangers you’re brother and sister. That’s what intimacy is, if you’re with your soulmate.
This is the first age that’s ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.
Arthur C. Clarke
I didn’t have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age.
I think I’m a bit less inhibited, and not thinking too much before speaking. It’s not about being shameful, I’m just a bit more unabashedly myself because of this thing, and it probably started at age 15. I can be around people and say what I think without fear.
Children under five are the poorest age group in America, and one in four infants, toddlers and preschoolers are poor during the years of greatest brain development.
Marian Wright Edelman
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
Lydia M. Child
Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don’t recognize you.
If you haven’t turned rebel by twenty you’ve got no heart if you haven’t turned establishment by thirty you’ve got no brains!
Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
When you’re my age and you see a story, you better go for it pretty quickly. I’d just like to get a few more novels under my belt.
John le Carre
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
What I think is amazing is not that 85% of people who get married under the age of 25 get divorced, it’s that 15% of them stay together. How did they manage to pull that off? You almost can’t wait too long. It’s the single simplest measure to predict divorce.
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.
It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don’t come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country.
Dixie Lee Ray
I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist – although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
For the moment I prefer to be a beautiful woman of my age than try desperately to look 30.
There’s no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline.
James Truslow Adams
To me age is a number, just a number. Who cares?
I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age – which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.
Old age and treachery will always beat youth and exuberance.
Even from a very early age, I knew I didn’t want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous.
Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.
All we can do when we think of kids today is think of more hours of school, earlier age at the computer, and curfews. Who would want to grow up in that world?
I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.
Frank A. Clark
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate they are green and vigorous in old age.
My mother inspired me to treat others as I would want to be treated regardless of age, race or financial status.
Well, my son really loves wildlife. And everytime he draws a polar bear I want to tell him there probably won’t any by the time… he’s my age. That’s kinda hard to deal with.
The first feminine feature that goes, with advancing age, is the neck.
You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.
When I write about a 15-year old, I jump, I return to the days when I was that age. It’s like a time machine. I can remember everything. I can feel the wind. I can smell the air. Very actually. Very vividly.
Age shouldn’t affect you. It’s just like the size of your shoes – they don’t determine how you live your life! You’re either marvellous or you’re boring, regardless of your age.
At an early age, I started my own paper route. Once I saw how you could service people and do a good job and get paid for it, I just wanted to be the best I could be in whatever I did.
There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
We grew up in a very creative environment and were exposed to the arts at a very young age, so it’s not a surprise that all of us are in some form of the arts.
I smoke ten to fifteen cigars a day. At my age I have to hold on to something.
I created Punk for this day and age. Do you see Britney walking around wearing ties and singing punk? Hell no. That’s what I do. I’m like a Sid Vicious for a new generation.
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.
There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.
Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason, to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
Amos Bronson Alcott
A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.
It takes a long time to become young.
I’m at peace with myself and where I am. In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing. I wasn’t competitive, I was comparative. I just wanted to be where everybody else was. Now I’ve gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore.
Nice to be here? At my age it’s nice to be anywhere.
The year I was born, 1956, was the peak year for babies being born, and there are more people essentially our age than anybody else. We could crush these new generations if we decided too.
Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It’s great. I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out, but I’m not complaining,… Those who find growing old terrible are people who haven’t done what they wanted with their lives.
I’ve always been intrigued by color and by interesting hair. I was one of those weird little girls doing my own hair at the age of 9. I was, like, getting weird gels and new brushes and cornrow holders. I would tweak and perm at the age of 13.
Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
Kitty O’Neill Collins
No lie ever reaches old age.
Man has no Body distinct from his Soul for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’ve had two romances since moving to Las Vegas. One was with somebody 12 years older than me, and the other was the same age, and neither worked out. I know people still think of me as one of Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends, and he of course was much older than me, but that was a whole different lifestyle and a different kind of dating.
We have become a society that can’t self-correct, that can’t address its obvious problems, that can’t pull out of its nosedive. And so to our list of disasters let us add this fourth entry: we have entered an age of folly that – for all our Facebooking and the twittling tweedle-dee-tweets of the twitterati – we can’t wake up from.
At my age flowers scare me.
I really think we should pass a law in every state, I don’t care whether it takes the independence away from an old person or not. You shouldn’t be driving a car if you’re over the age of 80. Maybe even less than that.
Advice in old age is foolish for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey’s end.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I remember being in Hollywood at the age of 16 and marveling at the stars. The idea of being part of it never entered my mind. It was too far-fetched.
To write a story about New York that only deals with people in your age and socioeconomic bracket, that feels dishonest to me. So much of New York comes from everyone bumping into each other.
Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above this is the right time for marriage.
Religion is the best antidote to the individualism of the consumer age. The idea that society can do without it flies in the face of history and, now, evolutionary biology.
At twenty years of age the will reigns at thirty, the wit and at forty, the judgment.
You’d think that in this age, especially in the 21st century – especially with all the technology and all the discoveries that we’ve made – that we would figure out how to tackle abuse.
We tried not to age, but time had its rage.
No, no, I was only funny on stage, really. I, I, think I was funny as a person toward my classmates when I was very young. You know, when I was a child, up to about the age of 12.
I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
To be perfectly honest, I think that as I’m growing older, I’m just growing more impatient. I’ll be very happy if at some point people say, ‘Michael’s grown wiser and softer in his old age.’ But we’ll have to wait and see what my next project is.
At a certain age, death becomes familiar to you-or a loss becomes familiar-the tragedies that are more commonplace in life.
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world.
Have regular hours for work and play make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Louisa May Alcott
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist’s couch.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
Simone de Beauvoir
I gambled and I lost. I failed in securing my options for this choice for myself, but I succeeded in verifying the Dark Age is still with us.
I don’t care about age very much.
I was drafted into the Army when I was 19 and came out at age 22. Most people that I knew didn’t think they’d come home alive. I didn’t think I would either, so I was happy when I did.
No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
Listen, in England people are already writing their memoirs at the age of 23.
An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.
The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age.
Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I can’t hit on women in public any more. I didn’t decide this it just doesn’t feel right at my age.
My parents were really, really cool about supporting what I wanted to do at a really young age. I think I was about 10 when I caught the bug. They would drive me down to New York if there were auditions. When I was 12, I did this show on Broadway called ‘High Society,’ so we moved to New York for the run of that.
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.
We live in an age of mediocrity.
My mother was 45 when she had me, so when I was in high school my parents were the same age as my friends’ grandparents.
We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.
I don’t want to look at other people my age in leather. Why would I put it on?
I’ve spent as much as 30 grand on a watch but it’s not about flaunting my wealth. I don’t have many extravagances but watches are my biggest one. I must have 30 of them now. I’ve been collecting since the age of nine, when I won a black TAG in a karting event.
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
I nearly died of double bronchial pneumonia at the age of five.
Old age: the crown of life, our play’s last act.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Work is transformative. It gives you a greater chance of a greater income. You can affect your life while you’re of working age, so you have scope and opportunity. Pensioners do not.
Iain Duncan Smith
Here’s a proposal, offered only partly in jest: no resident of the United States, whether born here or abroad, should get to be a citizen until age 18, at which time each such resident has to take a test.
Low levels of vitamin D in the population as a whole suggest that most people need to take a vitamin D supplement. This may be especially true for seniors, as the ability to synthesize vitamin D in the skin declines with age.
If you explode onto the scene at a very young age, there are so many people pulling you in different directions. It takes time to recalibrate and see what’s important.
In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day’s long.
Pope Paul VI
I have the problems of, I must confess, old age.
My husband gave me a necklace. It’s fake. I requested fake. Maybe I’m paranoid, but in this day and age, I don’t want something around my neck that’s worth more than my head.
A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with.
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
I figured out it was a social thing, what women were allowed to do. At a very young age, I decided I was not going to follow women’s rules.
I came of age believing that, no matter what happened, I would always be able to support myself.
William J. Clinton
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
One already feels like an anachronism, writing novels in the age of what-ever-this-is-the-age-of, but touring to promote them feels doubly anachronistic. The marketplace is showing an increasing intolerance for the time-honored practice of printing information on paper and shipping it around the country.
I basically get stereotyped a lot in terms of being a girl and writing ‘chick’ music for teenage girls or something. I think, if anything, the press kind of, because of my gender and my age, tends to kind of relegate my work to this sort of special-interest group. It’s part of the cultural dynamic, I guess.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
I’m glad I was born when I was. My time was the golden age of variety. If I were starting out again now, maybe things would happen for me, but it certainly would not be on a variety show with 28 musicians, 12 dancers, two major guest stars, 50 costumes a week by Bob Mackie. The networks just wouldn’t spend the money today.
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
Lyndon B. Johnson
What turns me on about the digital age, what excited me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio and a producer. Now, you need a laptop.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
If you’re old, don’t try to change yourself, change your environment.
B. F. Skinner
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
Michel de Montaigne
Sure I played, did you think I was born at the age of 70 sitting in a dugout trying to manage guys like you?
Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.
In the digital age of ‘overnight’ success stories such as Facebook, the hard slog is easily overlooked.
Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
I remember when I was 6 years old and my brother used to go seek out guys that were 13 to come over and play football against me while he was the ‘permanent quarterback.’ I didn’t know exactly what the age difference was, but I was already playing against older guys.
You hit a certain age and – especially because of TV – the young cooks coming up say, ‘You’re a sellout, because you’re doing something other than what you should be doing.’ ‘Top Chef’ is a double-edged sword for me: There’s a whole group of people who will not come to the restaurants because they assume I’m not in them anymore, all I do is TV.
It’s getting better generally, daily, especially in TV, for women in acting and age and looks count less. As more women come into the business. Change of any sort takes a long time to happen.
One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.
Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries – the body has a stronger memory than your mind.
People dance at any age.
I definitely don’t look my age. So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you’d never complete your life, would you? You’d never wholly know you.
My grandparents got married at a very young age, and a lot of what I think about marriage is based on their relationship.
I think that clearly it has an influence, to be coming of age during the punk rock era, to come from a difficult and sporadically violent background, to have been in and out of such chaos, I think it actually helps. But I don’t know for sure.
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
There is no age, height, or weight requirement to skate. It is good exercise no matter what your age is. If you want to be competitive, most start young. But, I practice with many adult competitors.
Age becomes reality when you hear someone refer to that attractive young woman standing next to the woman in the green dress, and you find that you’re the one in the green dress.
I think all writers of my age who are brought up on films probably by the age of 16 have seen many more films than they have read classics of literature. We can’t help but be influenced by film. Film has got some great tricks that it’s taught writers.
I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people’s truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave.
‘Age’ is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.
Live your life and forget your age.
The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.
John W. Gardner
The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.
At my age the only problem is with remembering names. When I call everyone darling, it has damn all to do with passionately adoring them, but I know I’m safe calling them that. Although, of course, I adore them too.
In the age of the individual’s liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.
Catholics and evangelicals need to remain allied, and in solidarity, against the increasingly aggressive secularism of our age.
Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.
I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant, seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me.
I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.
George W. Bush
I grew up on the golden age of children’s TV.
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
No man is ever old enough to know better.
Age is not all decay it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
I hate the idea that you shouldn’t wear something just because you’re a certain age.
When it comes down to it, it’s about who you know, and who’s a fan. It’s about whether you’re the right age, whether you’re hot or not, whether the studio is into you or not.
I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
W. H. Auden
The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need.
Michelle Pfeiffer hasn’t been finding a lot of work recently because she doesn’t like what a woman her age is offered. That’s a real double standard. You get Sean Connery, who gets older and older, still playing opposite young ladies, but it doesn’t work the other way around.
There must be a day or two in a man’s life when he is the precise age for something important.
Franklin P. Adams
There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not cure.
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
Franklin P. Adams
A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day.
I learned from a very young age that if I pursued the things that truly excited me, that they would reward in more important ways, like happiness.
Every time I see something terrible, it’s like I see it at age 19. I keep a freshness that way.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.
Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
Dwight L. Moody
I’ve gotten crankier in my old age.
The reality is sobering: in the United States one in three girls will become pregnant before age 20, totaling more than 750,000 girls per year.
I believe that parents need to make nutrition education a priority in their home environment. It’s crucial for good health and longevity to instill in your children sound eating habits from an early age.
Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.
I felt a tremendous sadness for men who can’t deal with a woman of their own age.
The surest sign of age is loneliness.
It’s hard for women at my age in Hollywood, but I’m not discouraged.
I can’t look in the mirror and look at fake things. I just can’t. I’d rather age.
And I’m afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust.
Age, like distance lends a double charm.
I feel like a lot of the female relationships I see on TV or in movies are in some way free of the kind of jealousy and anxiety and posturing that has been such a huge part of my female friendships, which I hope lessens a little bit with age.
There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men, especially the most prominent one of the community, the master’s master, the genius of the age.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Having come to live in this age is as though one were to have entered another country. Learn its language or risk being left out.
I love things that age well – things that don’t date, that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best.
I am firmly of the opinion that women who make a lot of effort to hang onto their looks in middle age (unless they are beauties, entertainers or prostitutes) are rather sad, as one should surely have something more substantial to recommend one by this time, such as kindness or cleverness.
Age merely shows what children we remain.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The chief role of the universities is to prolong adolescence into middle age, at which point early retirement ensures that we lack the means or the will to enforce significant change.
J. G. Ballard
There are signs that the age of petroleum has passed its zenith. Adjusted for inflation, a barrel of crude oil now sells for three times its long-run average. The large western oil companies, which cartellised the industry for much of the 20th century, are now selling more oil than they find, and are thus in the throes of liquidation.
Music has always been my protection against the world, from a very young age. I feel safe inside of a jam.
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.
Lawrence Clark Powell
Death comes not to the living soul, nor age to the loving heart.
The trick is growing up without growing old.
I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.
At the age of 11 I was about 6 ft. tall and my voice had completely broken. That caused problems. I was this gangly, spotty, very unattractive kid. I wasn’t cool and I wasn’t a nerd. I didn’t even want to fit in with anyone.
If there is anything I would do differently in my life, it is that I would study business more. I’m trying to teach my daughter Chloe at an early age about investing and money so she’s not afraid of it.
I started in the restaurant business at the age of 19 as a waitress. I loved the atmosphere and the camaraderie of the restaurant business. I loved not having to go to an office. I loved making people happy.
I believe we should encourage children to sing and play instruments from an early age.
We are in an electronic technology age now and it’s about time we put away the old stuff.
As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think.
The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man’s adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.
E. B. White
He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it’s bottled.
I don’t know whether it’s age or maturity, but I certainly find myself committed more and more to the looser forms of Western democracy at any price.
John le Carre
If you’re extremely, painfully frightened of age, it shows.
It doesn’t matter what color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, etc., everyone should have the same freedoms and liberties.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
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