Age Quotes

How many ages hence Shall this our lofty scene be acted over In states unborn and accents yet unknown!
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 1
I believe in the institution of marriage and I intend to keep trying until I get it right.
Richard Pryo

It is even harder for the average ape to believe that he has descended from man.
Henry Louis Mencken
Francois de la rochefoucauld - hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue....
There is no credulity so eager and blind as the credulity of covetness, which, in its universal extent, measures the moral misery and the intellectual destitution of mankind.
Joseph Conrad, Nostromo
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

Kahlil gibran - music is the language of the spirit. it opens the...
Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without an accordion. You just leave a lot of useless, noisy baggage behind.
Jed Babbin, former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Clark Gable, Gone With the Wind
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman.
David M. Ogilvy
I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever.
Greg Proops
I have three treasures. Guard and keep them: The first is deep love, The second is frugality, And the third is not to dare to be ahead of the world. Because of deep love, one is courageous. Because of frugality, one is generous. Because of not daring to be ahead of the world, one becomes the leader of the world.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solved each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They kept going regardless of the obstacles they met.
Clement Stone
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Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince, 2005
A man of a right spirit is not a man of narrow and private views, but is greatly interested and concerned for the good of the community to which he belongs, and particularly of the city or village in which he resides, and for the true welfare of the society of which he is a member.
Johathan Edwards
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Robert Albert Bloch
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
James Russell Lowell
In the hearts and minds of the people, the grapes of wrath were growing heavy for the vintage.
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.
Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant
If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction.
William Shakespeare, "Twelfth Night", Act 3 scene 4
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
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Dylan Thomas, Collected poems (1952)
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann von Goethe
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety.
William Shakespeare, "Antony and Cleopatra", Act 2 scene 2
Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
Kurt Vonnegut
If there be any truer message of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
Robert South
Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves.
J. B. Priestley
Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?
Ernest Thompson Seton
We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967)
Strength, courage and power do not exclude kindness, understanding and consideration. You can be strong and kind; you can be courageous and understanding; you can be powerful and considerate.
Linda R. Dominguez, How to Shine at Work, (McGraw - Hill)
Courage is one step ahead of fear.
Coleman Young
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to.... The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Vincent Van Gogh
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
Charles Richte
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
John Lyly
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesa
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed.
Sir W. Temple
Thirty - Five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty - Five for years.
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest, Act 3
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