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I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

I used to think that the main-spring was broken by 80, although my father kept on writing. I hope I was wrong for I am keeping on in the same way. I like it and want to produce as long as I can. See quote detail

I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion upon the sunset of life, when the dusk of evening begins to gather over the watery eye, and the shadows of twilight grow broader and deeper upon the understanding.

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.

I've been cushioned against having to work, with Rocky's continual bounty.

If Jack Nicklaus can win the Masters at 46, I can win the Kentucky Derby at 54.

If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old. See quote detail

If you take all the experience and judgment of men over fifty out of the world, there wouldn't be enough left to run it.

In all the world there are no people so piteous and forlorn as those who are forced to eat the bitter bread of dependency in their old age, and find how steep are the stairs of another man's house. See quote detail

In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.

In old age life's shadows are meeting eternity's day.

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.

In youth the days are short and the years are long; in old age the years are short and the days long.

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.

In youth, we clothe ourselves with rainbows, and go as brave as the zodiac. In age, we put out another sort of perspiration - gout, fever, rheumatism, caprice, doubt, fretting, avarice. See quote detail

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.

Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.

It is always in season for old men to learn.

It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.


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