Age Quotes

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Ron Wild
James albert michene - an age is called dark, not because the light...

Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
J. B. Priestley
Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment.
Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
Lloyd Alexande
Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards - - The things we live by and teach our children - - Are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.
Walt Disney

Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.
George Bernard Shaw
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Washington Irving
Charles caleb colton - we may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would...
You know, my Friends, with what a brave Carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; Divorced old barren Reason from my Bed, And took the Daughter of the Vine to Spouse. For Is and Is - Not though with Rule and Line And Up - And - Down by Logic I define, Of all that one should care to fathom, I Was never deep in anything but - Wine.
From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Translation by Edward Fitzgerald)
No arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.
Ronald Reagan
Nature has perfection, in order to show that she is the image of God and defects, to show that she is only his image.
Blaise Pascal
Go around asking a lot of damfool questions and taking chances. Only through curiosity can we discover opportunities, and only by gambling can we take advantage of them.
Clarence Birdseye
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope.
Herbert Hoove
I hate middle age. Too young for the bowling green, too old for Ecstasy.
Ian Pattison, Rab C. Nesbitt, television series
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - And we will make the goal.
Jerome P. Fleishman
George bernard shaw - the savage bows down to idols of wood and stone...
Thought: why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only for food: frequently there must be a beverage.
Woody Allen, Without Feathers
Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
A venturesome minority will always be eager to get off on their own... let them take risks, for Godsake, let them get lost, sunburnt, stranded, drowned, eaten by bears, buried alive under avalanches - That is the right and privilege of any free American.
16 Idaho Law Review 407, 420 - 1980.
This is an age in which one cannot find common sense without a search warrant.
George Will
A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
Joseph Stalin
It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
When marrying, ask yourself this question Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age Everything else in marriage is transitory.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language.
Chinese Prove
There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job.
Peter Drucke
One man with courage makes a majority.
Andrew Old Hickory Jackson
To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.
Black Hawk
The new electronic interdependence recreates the world in the image of a global village.
Marshall McLuhan
The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.
Kahlil Gibran
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
George Bernard Shaw
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime. Teach a man to create an artificial shortage of fish and he will eat steak.
Jay Leno
The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment but it is no less than a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Augustine, (AD 354 - 430)
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Brendan Francis Behan
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state.
Kathleen Norris
English is the easiest language to speak badly.
George Bernhard Shaw
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist.
Eric Hoffe
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
John Erskine