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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford, industrialist
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You can only be young once. But you can always be immature. Dave Barry, journalist
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When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important. Andrew Shue, actor
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As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. Andrew Carnegie, businessman
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The Utopias of one age have been the realities of the next. Charles Sumner, politician
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Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein, physicist
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The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years. Deepak Chopra, philosopher
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It takes a long time to become young. Pablo Picasso, painter
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Live your life and forget your age. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman
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Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else. Ogden Nash, poet
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To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. Bernard Baruch, businessman
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No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond. C.S. Lewis, novelist
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From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life. Carl Gustav Jung,
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Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are. Muhammad Ali, boxer
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Nature gives you the face you have at twenty. Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But at fifty you get the face you deserve. Coco Chanel, designer
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It is a toss up whether it is worse to be old and bent or young and broke. Source Unknown,
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Age is not important unless you're a cheese. Helen Hayes, actress
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I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out. Katherine Dunn, novelist
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An old young man, will be a young old man. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. Mark Twain, author
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Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy. Dorothy Thompson, journalist
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The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. English Proverbs,
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I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else. Josh Billings, comedian
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You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old. George Burns, comedian
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I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread. J.R.R. Tolkien, writer
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If the young knew and the old could, there is nothing that couldn't be done. Proverbs,
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How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are. Satchel Paige, athlete
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Every man is the creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time. Voltaire (Fran, writer
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Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike. Alexander Hamilton, politician
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What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold. Robert Browning, poet
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As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
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We do not stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. Source Unknown,
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When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
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The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain. Chinese Proverbs,
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In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us. Josh Billings, comedian
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How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs, author
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No one is so old as to think he cannot live one more year. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
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The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher
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Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old. Mark Twain, author
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In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. George Orwell, author
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The surest sign of age is loneliness. Amos Bronson Alcott, educator
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The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
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The trick is growing up without growing old. Casey (Charles Dillon) Stengel,
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Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old. Jonathan Swift, writer
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The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes. Mark Twain, author
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He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden. Plato, philosopher
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Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. Pope John XXIII, clergyman
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Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man --and after that, praying. Proverbs,
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Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. George William Curtis, author
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Aging is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan, activist
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As for wrinkles--Pshaw! Why shouldn't we have wrinkles? Honorable insignia of long service in this warfare. C.S. Lewis, novelist
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None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm Henry David Thoreau, author
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If you're starting to look wrinkled, don't worry. It covers the scars. Source Unknown,
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I delight in men over seventy. They always offer one the devotion of a lifetime. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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Pretend to be dumb, that's the only way to reach old age. Friedrich Durrenmatt, author
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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Mark Twain, author
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If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. Henry David Thoreau, author
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Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries. Adolf Hitler, criminal
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It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship. Henry A. Wallace, vice president
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It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere. George Burns, comedian
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By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it. George Burns, comedian
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A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. That disgusts me. Jane Fonda, actress
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Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children. Johann von Goethe, writer
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Talking is the disease of age. Ben Johnson,
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Autumn is really the best of the seasons; and I'm not sure that old age isn't the best part of life. But of course, like autumn, it doesn't last. C.S. Lewis, novelist
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Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. Groucho Marx, comedian
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Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth. W. Somerset Maugham, playwright
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Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. W. Somerset Maugham, playwright
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Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
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As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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Age is a high price to pay for maturity. Tom Stoppard, dramatist
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You are young at any age if you are planning for tomorrow. Source Unknown,
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These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism. Virginia Woolf, author
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'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. Martha Graham, dancer
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Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired. Plautus, playwright
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Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist
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Old age though despised, is coveted by all. Proverbs,
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We pay when old for the excesses of youth. Proverbs,
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While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be. Amos Bronson Alcott, educator
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Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Jack Benny, comedian
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Ah well, perhaps one has to be very old before one learns how to be amused rather than shocked. Pearl Buck,
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How can I die? I'm booked. George Burns, comedian
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We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay. Daniel Defoe, journalist
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Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow up. Tryon Edwards, theologian
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Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem -- in my opinion -- to characterize our age. Albert Einstein, physicist
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The worst old age is that of the mind. William Hazlitt, critic
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I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved. Rose Kennedy, author
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The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. H. L. Mencken, writer
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When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory. Sir John Mortimer,
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The older you get the stronger the wind gets -- and it's always in your face. Jack Nicklaus, athlete
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Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. Charles Monroe Schulz,
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That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart. Sir Richard Steele,
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What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable. Adlai Stevenson, politician
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The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind. William Wordsworth, poet
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My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own. Thomas Hardy, novelist
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Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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How young can you die of old age? Steven Wright, comedian
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As men get older, the toys get more expensive. Marvin Davis, businessman
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Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer
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Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
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My heroes are people like Picasso and Miro and people who at last really reach something in their old age, which they absolutely couldn't ever have done in their youth. Robert Wyatt, musician
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An old man loved is winter with flowers. Proverbs,
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To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent Thomas Bailey Aldrich, poet
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Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young. Fred Astaire, actor
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Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. Bernard Baruch, businessman
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We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals. Samuel Beckett, playwright
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In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival. Luis Bunuel, director
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Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us. Thomas Carlyle, philosopher
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The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
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You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
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Youth is a blunder, manhood is a struggle and old age a regret. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
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We do not count a man's years until he has nothing else to count. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. Jim Fiebig,
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One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young. Dorothy Canfield Fisher, author
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I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old. Peter Gabriel, musician
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We must not take the faults of our youth with us into old age, for age brings along its own defects. Johann von Goethe, writer
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A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time. Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer
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When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. Victor Hugo, author
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Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age. Victor Hugo, author
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No man is ever old enough to know better. Holbrook Jackson, writer
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Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. Maggie Kuhn, activist
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O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet. Walter Savage Landor, poet
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Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough. Groucho Marx, comedian
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Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do. Golda Meir, leader
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Being seventy is not a sin. Golda Meir, leader
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At eighty-eight how do you feel when getting up in the morning?...Amazed! Ludwig von Mises, economist
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Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent protects you from age. Jeanne Moreau, actress
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Old people shouldn't eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get. Robert Orben, entertainer
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Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed. Anthony Powell, novelist
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Few people know how to be old. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. Jean Rostand, scientist
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The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it. Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher
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Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation. Logan Pearsall Smith, critic
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A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living. Sir Richard Steele,
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How do you live a long life? Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast. Harry S Truman,
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I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not old yet! Tina Turner, musician
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Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all. Mark Twain, author
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Age withers only the outside. Source Unknown,
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Now, aged 50, I'm just poised to shoot forth quite free straight and undeflected my bolts whatever they are. Virginia Woolf, author
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The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection. Jeremy Bentham, philosopher
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Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age. Katharine Hepburn, actress
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You should not consider a man's age but his acts. Sophocles, poet
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The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers. Dave Barry, journalist
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What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy. Voltaire, writer
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States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions. Noam Chomsky, activist
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