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Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying.

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty; for in my youth I never did apply hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; and did not, with unbashful forehead, woo the means of weakness and debility: therefore my age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly.

To be 70 years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be. See quote detail

To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.

To know how to grow old is the master-work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. See quote detail

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.

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.

Toward old age both men and women hang to life by their habits.

Tranquility is the old man's milk. I go to enjoy it in a few days, and to exchange the roar and tumult of bulls and bears for the prattle of my grandchildren and senile rest. See quote detail

Tranquility is the summum bonum of old age. See quote detail

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.

We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. - It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.

We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.


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