Age Quotes

Erica jong - everyone has talent. what is rare is the courage...
Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese.
Billie Burke

When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web.... Now even my cat has its own page.
Bill Clinton, announcement of Next Generation Internet initiative, 1996
Language is the dress of thought.
Samuel Johnson
John w. gardne - leaders come in many forms, with many styles and...
The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
Titus Maccius Plautus, Trinummus
Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling; The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel.
George Du Maurie
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Plato - we can forgive a child who is afraid of the dark;...
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carve
Knowing that I am not the one in control gives great encouragement. Knowing the One who is in control is everything.
Alexander Michael
Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.
Emily Dickinson
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
The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American recently passed each other going in opposite directions.
George Carlin, Napalm and Silly Putty
My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it.
Rodney Dangerfield
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.
Robert Frost
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds.
William Shakespeare, Sonnet cxvi
Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labor, exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television.
Lewis Thomas
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve
There are three rings in marriage. The engagement ring... The wedding ring... and the suffering.
Trevor Rook
It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him.
Sophocles, Ajax
My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
Peggy Noonan
The only difference between a genius and one of common capacity is that the former anticipates and explores what the latter accidentally hits upon; but even the man of genius himself more frequently employs the advantages that chance presents him; it is the lapidary who gives value to the diamond which the peasant has dug up without knowing its value.
Abbe Guillaume Raynal
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is ignorant.
John Simon
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
What a new face courage puts on everything.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
Jeremy Taylo
Neither can embellishments of language be found without arrangement and expression of thoughts, nor can thoughts be made to shine without the light of language.
Cicero
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
Friedrich Nietzsche
I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work 15 and 16 hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example.
Mario M Cuomo
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen.
Martin Mull
Life is a foreign language all men mispronounce it.
Christopher Morley
The function of government ought to be: make sure you have good water to drink, somebody picking up the garbage, good roads to drive on, enough electricity to turn your light bulbs and your record player on, and whatever smaller amounts of regulatory assistance is necessary to make this society work.
Frank Zappa, Interview with this submitter, New York City, 5/08/1980
Successful... politicians are insecure and intimidated men. They advance politically only as they placate, appease, bribe, seduce, bamboozle or otherwise manage to manipulate the demanding and threatening elements in their constituencies.
Walter Lippmann
The great tragedy of science - The slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
T. H. Buxley
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur.
Doug Larson
Peter Who am I You sure you want to know The story of my life is not for the faint of heart. If somebody said it was a happy little tale... if somebody told you I was just your average ordinary guy, not a care in the world... somebody lied.
Spider - Man
By heritage and by choice, the United States of America will make that stand.
George W. Bush, Speech to the United Nations, September 12, 2002