Age Quotes

Drag your thoughts away from your troubles.. by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
Mark Twain
Thankfully, beauty is easier to remove than apply, and a swipe of demaquillage in the right direction and you are you once again.
Margaret Cho, weblog, 01 - 27 - 04

There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantages of others.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Guy albert lombardo - many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a...
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
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Brendan Francis Behan

Eric hoffe - we often use strong language not to express a...
The great lawyer who employs his talent and his learning in the highly emunerative task of enabling a very wealthy client to override or circumvent the law is doing all that in him lies to encourage the growth in the country of a spirit of dumb anger against all laws and of disbelief in their efficacy.
Theodore Roosevelt
The average man does not know what to do with his life, yet wants another one which will last forever.
Anatole France
Keep five yards from a carriage, ten yards from a horse, and a hundred yards from an elephant but the distance one should keep from a wicked man cannot be measured.
Indian Prove
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
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.
Winston Churchill, Quoted in: Irving Klotz, Bending perception, a book review, Nature, 1996, Volume 379, p 412
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving.
Russell Green
Eric bentley - ours is the age of substitutes instead of...
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
Dr. Karl Bowman
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Joubert
Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists.
Anita Brookne
It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
Joan Baez
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
Courage is a special kind of knowledge; the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
David Ben - Gurion
Courage is not the towering oak That sees storms come and go It is the fragile blossom That opens in the snow.
Alice Mackenzie Swaim
Golf is a game in which you claim the privileges of age, and retain the playthings of childhood.
Samuel Johnson
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
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
Robert Burton
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
Henry Ford
Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Francis Quarles
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
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann von Goethe
One man with courage makes a majority.
Andrew Old Hickory Jackson
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
The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort - He never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.
Arnold Bennett
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
Every step toward Christ kills a doubt. Every thought, word, and deed for Him carries you away from discouragement.
Theodore Ledyard Cuyle
It is about a socialist, anti - Family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Pat Robertson, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - Bread and circuses!
Juvenal, Satires
English is the easiest language to speak badly.
George Bernhard Shaw
Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - The image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
Poetry cannot be translated; and, therefore, it is the poets that preserve the languages; for we would not be at the trouble to learn a language if we could have all that is written in it just as well in a translation. But as the beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written, we learn the language.
Johnson
Everyone is the age of their heart.
Guatemalan Prove
To attempt to be religious without practicing a specific religion is as possible as attempting to speak without a specific language.
George Santayana