Age Quotes

Charles luckman - success is that old abc - - ability, breaks, and...
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
Johann von Goethe

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.
A. C. Benson
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man.
Leon Trotsky
Alcoholics anonymous praye - god, i offer myself to thee, to build with me and...
No country can be described as free - But each has different degrees of bondage.
Agatha Christie, Appointment with Death

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
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Josh Billings
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
Kim hubbard - lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny....
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
Samuel Johnson
Let us weigh the gain and the loss, in wagering that God is. Consider these alternatives: if you win, you win all, if you lose you lose nothing. Do not hesitate, then, to wager that he is.
Blaise Pascal
Many people have died for their beliefs? The real courage is living and suffering for what you believe.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Courage mounteth with occasion.
William Shakespeare, King John, II. i
I believe that I shall see the bounty of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord with courage be stouthearted, and wait for the Lord.
Psalm 27 13 - 14 Bible
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Abraham Lincoln
One of the most difficult tasks confronting philosophers is to descend from the world of thought to the actual world. Language is the immediate actuality of thought. Just as philosophers have given thought an independent existence, so they were bound to make language into an independent realm.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, German Ideology, Chapter 3
Humanity faces a quantum leap forward. It faces the deepest social upheaval and creative restructuring of all time. Without clearly recognizing it, we are engaged in building a remarkable new civilization from the ground up. This is the meaning of the Third Wave.
Alvin Toffle
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage.
Sydney Smith
Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage - - It can be delightful.
George Bernard Shaw
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
George Bernard Shaw
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
Children need encouragement. So if a kid gets an answer right, tell him it was a lucky guess. That way, he develops a good, lucky feeling.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years.
Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author?
Philip G. Hamerton, "The Intellectual Life".
Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence... too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment.
Thomas Jefferson
Hamlet is the tragedy of tackling a family problem too soon after college.
Tom Masson
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
William Congreve
There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you.
Carol Matthau, O Magazine, October 2003
The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence.
Art Linklette
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
It is the responsibility of the sender to make sure the receiver understands the message.
Joseph Batten
No man fully capable of his own language ever masters another.
George Bernard Shaw
To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.
George Washington
Benson, you are so free of the ravages of intelligence.
Time Bandits
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state.
Kathleen Norris