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Carl Victor de Bonstetten Quotes

Swiss author
(1735 - 1842)

If the memory is more flexible in childhood, it is more tenacious in mature age; if childhood has sometimes the memory of words, old age has that of things, which impress themselves according to the clearness of the conception of the thought which we wish to retain.

To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. - And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.