Age Quotes

Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Plato
Eric sevareid - the bigger the information media, the less...

Courage is the price that life extracts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not. knows no release from little things.
Amelia Earhart Putnam
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
H. L. Mencken
We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.
Benjamin Lee Whorf
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Washington Irving

Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.
Ruth Gordon
Plato - of all the animals, the boy is the most...
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.
Henry David Thoreau
Those who love deeply never grow old they may die of old age, but they die young.
Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
Psalm 27 13 - 14 bible - i believe that i shall see the bounty of the lord...
For the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Our first responsibility is not to build the Church or even to get souls saved - - It is to represent Christ and to bring His message to the world. As God beholds us in Christ, so the world must behold Christ in us. As Christ represents us before the Father, so we must represent Christ before the world.
Cornelius Stam
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age.
Oswald Mosley
Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.
Martha Graham
Courage atrophies from lack of use.
Unknown
Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken
All for ourselves and nothing for other people seems, in every age of the world, to have been the vile maxim of the masters of mankind.
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, 1776
One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
William Shatner as Kirk, in "Dagger of the Mind".
The whole problem with news on television comes down to this: all the words uttered in an hour of news coverage could be printed on page of a newspaper. And the world cannot be understood in one page.
Neil Postman
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Lucille Ball
I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields.
Henry Ford, 1934
Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.
Samuel Johnson
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.
P. G. Wodehouse, Uneasy Money
In New York City, one suicide in ten is attributed to a lack of storage space.
Judith Stone
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, 1697, act III scene 8
Rarely do we find men who willingly to engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half - Baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Me, we. Supposedly the shortest quote in the English language delivered at a Harvard graduation.
Muhammad Ali
There is no shortage of good days. It is good lives that are hard to come by.
Annie Dillard
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
Knowing that I am not the one in control gives great encouragement. Knowing the One who is in control is everything.
Alexander Michael
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
Virginia Woolf
The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill - Advised marriages than from virginity.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm - Blooded to fall into this vice.
Abraham Lincoln
Jesus died too soon. If he had lived to my age he would have repudiated his doctrine.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably togethe.
Clyde Kluckhohn
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.
Herbert Hoove
That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
Paul Tournie
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
Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.
Jimmy Breslin