Age Quotes

Men are not so weak as you think. They can always leave anybody or any place without a pang - If they find another person or another place they like better. If they feel pricks and scruples it is merely because they cannot make up their mind that the change will be absolutely to their advantage.
John Oliver Hobbes
Woody allen, without feathers - a day in the life of a doe unbearably lovely...

Whoever controls the media - - The images - - Controls the culture.
Allen Ginsberg
If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to chage the way you think.
Oprah Winfrey
Homer, the odyssey - you ought not to practice childish ways, since...
It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.
Sophocles

I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
Socrates
Few things in life are more embarrassing than the necessity of having to inform an old friend that you have just got engaged to his fiancee.
W. C. Fields
Euripides - a nation which has forgotten the quality of...
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
One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1, 000 years. To read is to voyage through time.
Carl Sagan
Marriage should be a duet - - when one sings, the other claps.
Joe Murray
A venturesome minority will always be eager to get off on their own... let them take risks, for Godsake, let them get lost, sunburnt, stranded, drowned, eaten by bears, buried alive under avalanches - That is the right and privilege of any free American.
16 Idaho Law Review 407, 420 - 1980.
We live by encouragement and die without it - - Slowly, sadly, angrily.
Celeste Holm
The man who suffers from a sense of sin is suffering from a particular kind of self - Love. In all this vast universe the thing that appears to him of most importance is that he himself should be virtuous. It is a grave defect in certain forms of traditional religion that they have encouraged this particular kind of self - Absorption.
Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green
The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion - These are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.
Jerome Seymour Brune
It is the responsibility of the sender to make sure the receiver understands the message.
Joseph Batten
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
Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose - Garden. My words echo Thus, in your mind.
T. S. Eliot
The people that one bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - Bread and circuses.
Juvenal
Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
J. B. Priestley
Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straight forwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferior, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer. Be what you say; and, within the rules of prudence, say what you are.
Alford
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended.
Edward R. Murrow, On Winston Churchill, 1954
Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.
Jean Cocteau
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
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
The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.
John Updike
Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now.
Henry David Thoreau
I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever.
Greg Proops
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuh
The Way of Heaven is to benefit others and not to injure. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
Denis Diderot
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
Arnold Toynbee
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
George Santayana
Gossip is always a personal confession of malice or imbecility; it is a low, frivolous, and too often a dirty business. There are neighborhoods where it rages like a pest; churches are split in pieces by it, and neighbor made enemies for life. Let the young avoid or cure it while they may.
Jack Holland
It is better to discuss things, to argue and engage in polemics than make perfidious plans of mutual destruction.
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
The Pig, if I am not mistaken, Supplies us sausage, ham, and Bacon. Let others say his heart is big, I think it stupid of the Pig.
Ogden Nash, "The Pig".
Lord grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Saint Francis of Assisi
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.
Eric Sevareid