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Then Old Age and Experience, hand in hand,
Lead him to death, and make him understand,
After a search so painful and so long,
That all his life he has been in the wrong.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of ;antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Young people soon give, and forget insults, but old age is slow in both.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The surest sign of age is loneliness.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Books that have become classics -- books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal -- always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The mortal enemies of man are not his fellows of another continent or race; they are the aspects of the physical world which limit or challenge his control, the disease germs that attack him and his domesticated plants and animals, and the insects that carry many of these germs as well as working notable direct injury. This is not the age of man, however great his superiority in size and intelligence; it is literally the age of insects.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Her name was called Lady Helena Herring and her age was 25 and she mated well with the earl.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things still; for age will not be defied.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We should burn all libraries and allow to remain only that which everyone knows by heart. A beautiful age of the legend would then begin.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Old age is the verdict of life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Since it is the Other within us who is old, it is natural that the revelation of our age should come to us from outside --from others. We do not accept it willingly.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When Thomas Paine showed Benjamin Franklin the manuscript of The Age of Reason, Franklin advised him not to publish it, saying, The world is bad enough with the Bible; what would it be without it?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The most important function of the university in an age of reason is to protect reason from itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most favorable to enjoyment, in a vigorous, fortunate, and generous life, is that between forty and sixty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If one age believes too much it is natural that another believes too little.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophists, economists and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is gone forever.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To me -- old age is always ten years older than I am.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I feel my belief in sacrifice and struggle getting stronger. I despise the kind of existence that clings to the miserly trifles of comfort and self-interest. I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Is there something in trade that desiccates and flattens out, that turns men into dried leaves at the age of forty? Certainly there is. It is not due to trade but to intensity of self-seeking, combined with narrowness of occupation. Business has destroyed the very knowledge in us of all other natural forces except business.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The golden age only comes to men when they have forgotten gold.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions, the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Media mystifications should not obfuscate a simple, perceivable fact; Black teenage girls do not create poverty by having babies. Quite the contrary, they have babies at such a young age precisely because they are poor --because they do not have the opportunity to acquire an education, because meaningful, well-paying jobs and creative forms of recreation are not accessible to them... because safe, effective forms of contraception are not available to them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is hardly surprising that children should enthusiastically start their education at an early age with the Absolute Knowledge of computer science; while they are unable to read, for reading demands making judgments at every line. Conversation is almost dead, and soon so too will be those who knew how to speak.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am thirty-three -- the age of the good Sans-culotte Jesus; an age fatal to revolutionists.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
At the age of 19, you always think you are prepared for everything and you think you have the knowledge of whats coming ahead.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age -- as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we first met, a prejudiced, narrow-minded being, with contracted sympathies and false knowledge, wasting my life on obsolete trifles, and utterly insensible to the privilege of living in this wondrous age of change and progress.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is nothing in socialism that a little age or a little money will not cure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The key to the age may be this, or that, or the other, as the young orators describe; the key to all ages is -- Imbecility; imbecility in the vast majority of men, at all times, and, even in heroes, in all but certain eminent moments; victims of gravity, custom, and fear.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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