Every man has problems that only life insurance can solve. In the young man’s case, the problem is to create cash; for the older man, to conserve it.— Ben Feldman
Revolutionary Older Man quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
In the gay world, some of the most enriching and incredibly life-affirming and shaping relationships, very often between younger boys and older men, can be hugely positive experiences for those young boys. They can save those young boys from desolation, suicide and drug addiction, all sorts of things, providing they're consensual.
Play is older than culture, for culture, however inadequately defined, always presupposes human society, and animals have not waited for man to teach them their playing.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The animal should not be measured by man.
In a world older than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the sense we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear.
You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow.
I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend. I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography.
Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and, in this, hasn't changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
I remember the time an older man asked me when I was young, "Do you know what you are doing now?" I thought it was some kind of trick question. Tell me," I said. You are building your memories," he replied, "so make them good ones.
Today a new faith is awakening — the Myth of the blood;
the belief that to defend the blood is also to defend the divine nature of man in general. It is a belief, effulgent with the brightest knowledge, that Nordic blood represents that Mysterium which has overcome and replaced the older sacraments.
Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
An older guy, he's going to show you things that a young man can't show you.
He's going to show you how to stay alive. He's going to show you how to turn corners where your young friends will show you how to turn right into that wall, you know what I'm saying?
I'm a grumpy old man. The older I get the more anti-social I get.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The older you get, the more rules they’re gonna try to get you to follow.
You just gotta keep livin’ man, l-i-v-i-n’
It is always the case with the best work, that it is misrepresented, and disparaged at first, for it takes a curiously long time for new ideas to become current, and the older men who ought to be capable of taking them in freely, will not do so through prejudice.
Inexperience is what makes a young man do what an older man says is impossible.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
[My son] he loves music, but right now, cars are his thing.
He told me when he gets older he wants to be a "Ferrari man" and I was like, "A Ferrari man? Do you want to drive Ferraris or do you want to build them?" He was like, "I want to build them."
The older theory was, marry an older man because they're more mature.
But the new theory is men don't mature. Marry a younger one.
I prefer men to boys. To clear it up, it's not about an older or younger thing. It's a mindset, not age. There are 18-year-old men out there and there are 40-year-old boys.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
We die a little every day and by degrees we’re reborn into different men, older men in the same clothes, with the same scars.
Nothing makes a man feel older than to hear a band coming up the street and not to have the impulse to rush downstairs and out on to the sidewalk.
It is odd how all men develop the notion, as they grow older, that their mothers were wonderful cooks. I have yet to meet a man who will admit that his mother was a kitchen assassin and nearly poisoned him.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
A man's age represents a fine cargo of experiences and memories.
My friends, when I was young, were always older than I was, and I've always liked them. And I love old men and old ladies, really. But I've known more elderly men, like Max Beerbohm, like Beranard Berenson, like Somerset Maugham, Winston Churchill-I'd put him first, anyway-what they say is so wise and so good. They know what they're talking about.
The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the older man who will not laugh is a fool.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
But a somewhat more liberal and sympathetic examination of mankind will convince us that the cross is even older than the gibbet, that voluntary suffering was before and independent of compulsory; and in short that in most important matters a man has always been free to ruin himself if he chose.
I tell you, if I'm going to go through a divorce, I would date again a younger man. Because I have so much energy, there's no way an older man can keep up with me.
That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
A man should be taller, older, heavier, uglier, and hoarser than his wife.
If you're dating a man who you think might be "Mr.
Right," if he a) got older, b) got a new job, or c) visited a psychiatrist, you are in for a nasty surprise. The cocoon-to-butterfly theory only works on cocoons and butterflies.
All the older men are going for younger women, leaving the women with no one.
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
I was an older brother. So I had to do a lot of things first. My father was a self-made man, and he would beat me senseless. But he was a Scotsman, and stubborn. I'm his son, and I'm stubborn, too. I go on being stubborn.
Older people exude bundles of sexuality.
Older men and women tend not run around like cats and dogs in heat.
It is you and clean, flowing water. It is you, inquisitive, in a wild world that is older than man, seeking greater understanding and finding not only an endless interest but a tranquility that comes, most of the time, to all nature?s wild creatures.