Age Quotes

A self - Balancing, 28 - Jointed adaptor - Based biped; an electro - Chemical reduction plant, integral with segregated stowages of special energy extracts in storage batteries, for subsequent actuation of thousands of hydraulic and pneumatic pumps, with motors attached; 62, 000 miles of capillaries....
R. Buckminster Fulle
Francois de la rochefoucauld, reflexions ou sentences et maximes morales - the sort of liveliness which increases with age...

After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say I want to see the manager.
William S. Burroughs
Our government sprang from and was made for the people - - Not the people for the government. To them it owes an allegiance from them it must derive its courage, strength, and wisdom.
Andrew Johnson
Maya angelou - without courage you cannot practice any of the...
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

Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Plato
It often happens that the real tragedies in life occur in such an inarticulate manner that they hurt one by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
Oscar wilde, Quoted in Ellmann
Author unknown - the average person living to age 70 has 613, 000...
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.
Josh Billings
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
Logan Pearsall Smith
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.
Joe Darion, "The Impossible Dream".
As was his language so was his life.
Seneca
It is certain that either wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men take diseases, one from another; therefore, let all take heed as to the society in which they mingle, for in a little while they will be like it.
Rule of Life
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and dignity.
W. Kelly Griffith
The first and most important thing of all, at least for writers today, is to strip language clean, to lay it bare down to the bone.
Ernest Hemingway
When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions.
Walter Lippmann
The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
Baltasar Gracian, The Art of Worldly Wisdom, 1647
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Lee Iacocca
People fo privilage will always risk their complete destruction rather than surrender any material part of their advantage.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
P. G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs (1914)
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
Sydney Smith
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - Gunpowder and romantic love.
Andre Maurois
A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance. Observe how the greatest minds yield in some degree to the superstitions of their age.
Henry David Thoreau
Just because you love someone doesnt mean you have to be involved with them. Love is not a bandage to cover wounds.
Hugh Elliott
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
Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Francis Quarles
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton
By courage I repel adversity.
Anonymous
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
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Ambrose Bierce
Experience becomes possible because of language.
Noam Chomsky, Ruth Anshen, Biography of an Idea (Mt. Kisco, NY: Moyer Bell Limited, 1986), pg. 196
It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young men of this mealy generation the courage of their confusion.
John Anthony Ciardi
Old age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.
Red Skelton
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Plato
He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent - Infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination - - And taxes.
H. E. Martz
Marriage: a long conversation chequered by disputes.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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