Age Quotes

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
George Orwell
Voltaire - god created sex. priests created marriage....

Our institutions and values are in jeopardy as the mores of the market pervade all social life in this country. Loyalty, honesty, courage, discipline, patriotism, and commitment to family are being crowded out by the goals and rules of economic rationality - - Do whatever makes the most money.
Barry Schwartz
Life without the courage for death is slavery.
Seneca
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Raymond Chandle
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon

We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.
Jeff Marde
Bernard m. baruch, 1940 - to me, old age is always 15 years older than i am....
The average man does not know what to do with his life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur.
Doug Larson
Unknown - competition between individuals sets one against...
A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin
In the beginning Man created God; and in the image of Man created he him.
"Aqualung" - Jethro Tull
A man who does not know foreign language is ignorant of his own.
Johann von Goethe
Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant.
Paul Tabori, _The Natural Science of Stupidity_. (New York: ChiltonCompany, 1960), p. 104.
Cherish all your happy moments they make a fine cushion for old age.
Christopher Morley
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Professor Irwin Corey
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience by which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.
Eleanor Roosevelt
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem - And in my esteem age is not estimable.
George Gordon Byron
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - - And in fact we have forgotten.
Euripides
Thinking things has been done through the ages; knowing things remains to be done.
Author Unknown
Meetings are an addictive, highly self - Indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.
Alain van der Heide
A man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
Sir Walter Besant
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance.
Abraham Lincoln
The light of the stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So is it with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personality.
Kahlil Gibran
Marriage: a long conversation chequered by disputes.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Andr Gide
How Kennedy knew the precise drop in milk consumption in 1960, the percentage rise in textile imports from 1957 to 1960 and the number of speeches cleared by the Defense Department is not quite clear, but anyway, he did. He either overwhelmed you with decimal points or disarmed you with a smile and a wisecrack.
James Barrett Scotty Reston
Perhaps of all the creations of man, language is the most astonishing.
Gyles Lytton Sitrachy
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
Johnson
I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever.
Greg Proops
Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
Thomas Fulle
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
Sydney Harris
People who have no weaknesses are terrible there is no way of taking advantage of them.
Anatole France
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation.
Tom Stoppard
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
Plutarch
Those that respect the law and love sausage should watch neither being made.
Mark Twain
Marriage should be a duet - - when one sings, the other claps.
Joe Murray
As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
A. C. Benson