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Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.

Tags: Forget, Men  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.

Tags: Nature, Sun  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.

Tags: Indeed, Weakness  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

In the age of the individual's liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.

Tags: Individual, Question  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

By Time and Age full many things are taught.

Tags: Full, Time  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

I think one of the greatest joys I have now in my career and in my profession is to be playing at an age where I can appreciate it more than I used to... It's a whole different lens you look through the older you get.

Tags: Career, Greatest  ✍ Author: Andre Agassi

At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.

Tags: Half, Work  ✍ Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Mother had to support herself at age 18 because it was during the depression and when my grandfather lost the farm and there was no place for her; she worked as an assistant to a maid.

Tags: Depression, Mother  ✍ Author: Peter Agre

Having a dance background, I became used to rejection at an early age. Dance is very competitive, especially for a sensitive person like me. But I realized it's better not to take it so seriously. If you beat yourself up, it's hard to keep going.

Tags: Hard, Yourself  ✍ Author: Dianna Agron

I never grew up thinking the goal in life was to be a millionaire. All the way through college, I had a part-time job. I worked hard to get the things that you need at that age.

Tags: Job, Life  ✍ Author: Cecelia Ahern

At the age of 15, a teacher had asked me what I wanted to do for a career, and without knowing why or even how I replied that I wanted to be a poet.

Tags: Career, Teacher  ✍ Author: Ama Ata Aidoo

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

Tags: Wish, Working  ✍ Author: John Adams

Old age is just a record of one's whole life.

Tags: Life, Old  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.

Tags: Old, Whatever  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.

Tags: Life, Special  ✍ Author: Woody Allen

Education is the best provision for old age.

Tags: Best, Education  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

Tags: Old, Youth  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Tags: Common, Sense  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.

Tags: Confusion, Opinion  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.

Tags: Confusion, Means  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

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.

Tags: Mind, Thinking  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.

Tags: Great, Old  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.

Tags: Fact, Strange  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.

Tags: Enough, Old  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.

Tags: Life, Morning  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.

Tags: Heresy, Next  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.

Tags: Law, War  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

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.

Tags: Die, Life  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.

Tags: Born, Life  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Tags: Smiles, Wrinkles  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Tags: Matter, Mind  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.

Tags: Her, Woman  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.

Tags: Judge, Said  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.

Tags: Modern, Walls  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.

Tags: Country, Liberty  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.

Tags: Cannot, Youth  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

The golden age is before us, not behind us.

Tags: Behind, Golden  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

I look back on it, yeah, I'm in a much worse financial position than I was eight years ago. I'm going to have to go out at age 62 and kind of readdress some of that.

Tags: Financial, Worse  ✍ Author: Bruce Babbitt

We live in an age of mediocrity.

Tags: Mediocrity  ✍ Author: Lauren Bacall

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

Tags: Life, Proud  ✍ Author: Lauren Bacall

Everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering.

Tags: Accept, Everyone  ✍ Author: Amitabh Bachchan

Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media.

Tags: Another, Work  ✍ Author: Amitabh Bachchan

I learned at an early age that I was given something special when I was born, and that was the gift of music.

Tags: Music, Special  ✍ Author: Randy Bachman

Every night we all felt grateful to be there, stunned at the amount of people that are there, and stunned at their reactions. They go crazy; they know every lyric from eight years of age to eighty. It's unbelievable.

Tags: Crazy, Night  ✍ Author: Randy Bachman

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

Tags: Men, Women  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.

Tags: Happy, Life  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

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.

Tags: Best, Trust  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

Tags: Old, Older  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

Our imaginations are strong as children. Sometimes they get shoved aside, these imaginations. They get dusty and mildewed with age. The imagination is a muscle that has to be put to use or it shrivels.

Tags: Children, Strong  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Judges don't age; time decorates them.

Tags: Judges, Time  ✍ Author: Enid Bagnold

The pleasure of one's effect on other people still exists in age - what's called making a hit. But the hit is much rarer and made of different stuff.

Tags: Making, Stuff  ✍ Author: Enid Bagnold

I didn't know a time when there wasn't a war because I spent all my time from the age of two or three to eight in a coal cellar really.

Tags: Time, War  ✍ Author: David Bailey

I would say that my peak was making my first million at the ripe age of 29, after the first album.

Tags: After, Making  ✍ Author: Anita Baker

Rereading A.J. Liebling carries me happily back to an age when all good journalists knew they had plenty to be modest about, and were.

Tags: Good, Knew  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.

Tags: Love, Yourself  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them.

Tags: Children, Parents  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

Often extinctions in the ocean occur at the same time as those on land. Then again, the ice age extinctions lost many big animals, but not many sea faring ones.

Tags: Lost, Time  ✍ Author: Robert T. Bakker

The great thing about show business is that there's no mandatory retirement age.

Tags: Business, Great  ✍ Author: Scott Bakula

Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology.

Tags: Revolution, Technology  ✍ Author: Emily Greene Balch

You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.

Tags: Change, Young  ✍ Author: Alec Baldwin

It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.

Tags: Five, Great  ✍ Author: James A. Baldwin

You know, I'm gay and I grew up being aware of that at a very early age, in a fairly repressed family.

Tags: Family, Gay  ✍ Author: Alan Ball

We should burn all libraries and allow to remain only that which everyone knows by heart. A beautiful age of the legend would then begin.

Tags: Beautiful, Heart  ✍ Author: Hugo Ball

Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.

Tags: Life, Work  ✍ Author: Johnny Ball

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

Tags: Lie, Young  ✍ Author: Lucille Ball

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.

Tags: Change, Means  ✍ Author: J. G. Ballard

So, you know, I think the age of exploration is just beginning, not ending, on our planet.

Tags: Beginning, Planet  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.

Tags: Old, Youth  ✍ Author: Hosea Ballou

But really, it was reading that led me to writing. And in particular, reading the American classics like Twain who taught me at an early age that ordinary lives of ordinary people can be made into high art.

Tags: Art, Writing  ✍ Author: Russell Banks

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Tags: Experience, Light  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.

Tags: Human, Life  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

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.

Tags: Body, Soul  ✍ Author: William Blake

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.

Tags: Him, Strength  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever.

Tags: Forever, Gone  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.

Tags: Arrogance, Youth  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions.

Tags: Best, Intentions  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.

Tags: Alone, Life  ✍ Author: Lord Byron

At a young age, I was interested in comic books, which was really how I learnt to read. The name Cage came from a comic book character called Power Man.

Tags: Character, Power  ✍ Author: John Cage

In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts.

Tags: Nation, Social  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

Save your money. You're going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think.

Tags: Money, Old  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

I felt a tremendous sadness for men who can't deal with a woman of their own age.

Tags: Men, Relationship  ✍ Author: Michael Caine

I started singing at age five and haven't stopped since.

Tags: Since, Started  ✍ Author: Kimberly Caldwell

I put my friends and family first. I'm really just a normal thirteen-year-old girl who has a different hobby than most girls my age. Acting is kind of an extracurricular activity.

Tags: Family, Girl  ✍ Author: John C. Calhoun

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.

Tags: Children, Law  ✍ Author: Maria Callas

I was always too mature for my age - and not very happy. I had no young friends. I wish I could go back to those days. If I could only live it all again, how I would play and enjoy other girls. What a fool I was.

Tags: Fool, Happy  ✍ Author: Maria Callas

Every age has its happiness and troubles.

Tags: Happiness, Troubles  ✍ Author: Jeanne Calment

Once you find love, you find it. There isn't an age on love.

Tags: Love, Once  ✍ Author: Candace Cameron

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.

Tags: After, Face  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

One thing about being a stand-up is it's a one-man show. You gotta do everything. You're the producer, writer, director, and the actor. You just gotta be out there and perform and give your all. It's such an honest form of art that it just taught me so much, and it kind of prepared me for manhood at an early age.

Tags: Art, Give  ✍ Author: Nick Cannon

So my father was a person who never lied to me. If I had a question, he answered it. I knew a lot of things at a young age because I was intrigued.

Tags: Dad, Father  ✍ Author: Nick Cannon

I knew the full 'Judy Garland Carnegie Hall' double album set at age 2. And then my mother wondered why I was gay. I was like, 'Are you nuts? You would make me get on the table to sing Judy Garland songs and you're upset?'

Tags: Gay, Mother  ✍ Author: Mario Cantone

I have always had a tremendous amount of energy and any band I was ever in from the age of fourteen, I would always be the one who would describe the future and vibe everyone up.

Tags: Energy, Future  ✍ Author: Jim Capaldi

You still stand watch, O human star, burning without a flicker, perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit. Each of your rays a great idea - O torch which passes from hand to hand, from age to age, world without end.

Tags: End, Great  ✍ Author: Karel Capek

Unfortunately, we are still in an age where individuals may be discriminated against because of health conditions.

Tags: Health, May  ✍ Author: Lois Capps

The love story for me was the nature of the love and not the age of the lovers.

Tags: Love, Nature  ✍ Author: Kate Capshaw

Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.

Tags: Thankful, Work  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.

Tags: Happiness, Men  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.

Tags: Men, Success  ✍ Author: Dale Carnegie

A woman has the age she deserves.

Tags: She, Woman  ✍ Author: Coco Chanel

Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.

Tags: Great, Past  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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