Age Quotes

Plato - we can easily forgive a child who is afraid of...
At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgment.
Benjamin Franklin

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
The people that one bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things - Bread and circuses.
Juvenal
When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
Quintilian
This is an age in which one cannot find common sense without a search warrant.
George Will

Emily dickinson - becuase i could not stop for death he kindly...
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
Sydney Smith
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not the age of Revolution when the old and the new stand side by side... when the glories of the old can be compensated by the rich possibilities of the new era This time... is a very good one...
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our common language is... English. And our common task is to ensure that our non - English - Speaking children learn this common language.
William John Bennett
Tolerance is the eager and glad acceptance of the way along which others seek the truth.
Sir Walter Besant
Oliver wendell holmes jr. - every year, if not every day, we have to wager...
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Albert Einstein
No beast is more savage than man when possessed with power answerable to his rage.
Plutarch
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
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.
William A. Smith, 1908
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Alphonse Ka
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carve
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you.
Conan Doyle
There is one and only one social responsibility of business - To use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.
Milton Friedman
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 may be taught as a child is taught to speak.
Euripides
High thoughts must have high language.
Aristophanes, Frogs, 405 B. C.
It is certain that either wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men take diseases, one from another; therefore, let all take heed as to the society in which they mingle, for in a little while they will be like it.
Rule of Life
The sort of liveliness which increases with age is not far distant from madness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld, Reflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder - Storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.
Thomas Mann
The goal of revival is conformity to the image of Christ, not imitation of animals.
Richard F. Lovelace
I have a prejudice against people who print things in a foreign language and add no translation. When I am the reader, and the other considers me able to do the translating myself, he pays me the quite a nice compliment - - But if he would do the translating for me I would try to get along without the compliment. A Tramp Abroad, 1880.
Mark Twain
For want of self - Restraint many men are engaged all their lives in fighting with difficulties of their own making, and rendering success impossible by their own cross - Grained ungentleness; whilst others, it may be much less gifted, make their way and achieve success by simple patience, equanimity, and self - Control.
Smiles
Courage comes and goes. Hold on for the next supply.
Vicki Baum
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
When the highest type of men hear Tao, They diligently practice it. When the average type of men hear Tao, They half believe in it. When the lowest type of men hear Tao, They laugh heartily at it. Without the laugh, there is no Tao.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever.
Quentin Crisp
Silence will not betray your thoughts but the expression on your face will. Humor has a hundred faces tragedy only a few.
H. G. Mendelson
There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
Katharine Butler Hathaway
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 Caesar", Act 4 scene 3
As A general rule, people marry most hapily with their own kind. The trouble lies in the fact that people usually marry at an age where they do not really know what their own kind is.
Robertson Davies
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one.
Robert Brault