Age Quotes

Eric bentley - ours is the age of substitutes instead of...
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I may not forget you.
Sir William Arthu

What is important - what lasts - In another language is not what is said but what is written. For the essence of an age, we look to its poetry and its prose, not its talk shows.
Peter Brodie
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquest of it.
Author Unknown
Bhagavad gita - governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on...
The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill - Advised marriages than from virginity.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

Setting an example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.
William Faulkne
Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first - Class management.
Senator Soape
Nothing is harder to direct than a man in prosperity; nothing more easily managed that one is adversity.
Plutarch
Pearl buck - a good marriage is one which allows for change...
To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.
W. Somerset Maugham
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
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Lucille Ball
The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.
Daniel Boorstin
Age does not make us childish, as some say it only finds us true children still.
Johann von Goethe
Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
Thomas Fulle
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
John Lyly
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
Albert Schweitze
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, In "Apology, " sct. 21, by Plato.
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Professor Irwin Corey
Accent is the soul of language it gives to it both feeling and truth.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
There are periods in history when change is necessary, and other periods when it is better to keep everything for the time as it is. The art of life is to be in the rhythm of your age.
Oswald Mosley
I am part of the sea and stars And the winds of the South and North Of mountains and Moon and Mars, And the ages sent me forth.
Edward H. S. Terry
God pays, but not weekly wages.
Polish Prove
It is the saying of an ancient sage that humor was the only test of gravity, and gravity of humor.
Shaftesbury
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Aldous Huxley
If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.
Doug Larson
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
Abraham Lincoln
Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
Florence Shinn
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
Jean Cocteau
Dans ce pays - Ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. In this country England it is thought well to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. from Candide.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village.
Marshall McLuhan
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Aldous Huxley
Thought: Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
John Erskine
To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart - And to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love.
Karl von Bonstetten
The typical American of today has lost all the love of liberty, that his forefathers had, and all their disgust of emotion, and pride in self - Reliance. He is led no longer by Davy Crocketts he is led by cheer leaders, press agents, word mongers, uplifters.
Henry Louis Mencken
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me.
Wystan Hugh Auden