Age Quotes

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
Robert Oxton Bolt
Shaftesbury - it is the saying of an ancient sage that humor...

Someone asked Sophocles, How do you feel now about sex Are you able to have a woman He replied, Hush man most gladly indeed am I rid off it all, as though I had escaped from a mad and savage master.
Sophocles
To hate a man because he was born in another country, because he speaks a different language, or because he takes a different view of this subject or that, is a great folly. Desist, I implore you, for we are all equally human... Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity.
John Comenius
Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.
Ronald Reagan
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
Sophocles, Antigone

We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.
Anais Nin
Jed babbin, former deputy undersecretary of defense - going to war without france is like going deer...
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
Richard Jeni
All truth passes through 3 stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self - Evident.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Henry miller, the books in my life - in this age, which believes that there is a short...
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
Paul Hawken, Growing a Business
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... it takes a touch of genius - - And a lot of courage - - To move in the opposite direction.
Albert Einstein
All my pupils are the crme de la crme. Give me a girl of an impressionable age, and she is mine for life.
Muriel Spark
A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance.
Henry Kissinger, Years of Upheaval
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage.
Benjamin Disraeli
Age withers only the outside.
Author Unknown
I know why the caged bird sings.
Maya Angelou, Quoting a lyric by Paul Laurence Dunba
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
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Joubert
He felt about books as doctors feel about medicines, or managers about plays - Cynical, but hopeful.
Dame Rose Macaulay, Crewe Train, 1926
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
The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence.
Art Linklette
Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. N. B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
William Congreve
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than about what others are saying, and we never listen when we are eager to speak.
Francois La Rochefoucauld
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit.
Felix Adle
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth...
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince
At different stages in our lives, the signs of love may vary dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at heart the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds.
Michael Dorris
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
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle - Aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
I. F. Stone
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
Margaret Mead
England and America are two countries separated by the same language.
George Bernard Shaw
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority the test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Ralph W. Sockman
We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.
Henry David Thoreau
Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder - Storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.
Thomas Mann
When one has nothing left to lose one becomes courageous. We are timid only when we have something left to cling to.
Don Juan Matus, The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos Castaneda
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Lloyd Alexande
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family.
Joachim du Bellay
Creativity is so delicate a flower that praise tends to make it bloom, while discouragement often nips it in the bud. Any of us put out more and better ideas if our efforts are truly appreciated.
Alexander Osborn
Being able to support oneself allows one to choose a marriage out of love and not just economic dependence. It also allows one to risk that marriage.
Gloria Steinem