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" A man who correctly guesses a woman's age may be smart, but he's not very bright. "
" Those men who, in war, seek to preserve their lives at any rate commonly die with shame and ignominy, while those who look upon death as common to all, and unavoidable, and are only solicitous to die with honour, oftener arrive at old age and, while they live, live happier. "
" It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years. "
" In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by. "
" The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind. "
" Age is just a number, and your talent will never fail you. It has no expiry date. "
" Like the seasons of the year, like history, truth also repeats itself. But we seldom recognize it when great poets or true artists - the prophets and the priests of our day - present it to us in garments spick and span, following the fashion of the age, the slant of its fancy, the turn and temper of its mind. "
" Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do. "
" The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little. "
" There is always some chance of recession in any year. But the evidence suggests that expansions don't die of old age. "
" Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders. "
" The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. "
" From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. "
" The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. "
" When I was 13, I entered the seminary in the hope of becoming a priest. But I often found myself helping the nuns in the kitchen and thus discovered my passion for cooking. I began to cultivate my skills and aspirations at the age of 15, when I embarked on my first apprenticeship. "
" 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. "
" It is never too late to get into tennis! While I started playing at the age of 8 when my parents gave me a tennis racquet for Christmas, tennis is a lifelong sport that can be enjoyed by people of almost any age. It's also something you never forget once you learn. "
" All research in the cultural sciences in an age of specialization, once it is oriented towards a given subject matter through particular settings of problems and has established its methodological principles, will consider the analysis of the data as an end in itself. "
" But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave. "
" The Republicans are, 'the party of the rich,' my mom said, 'We're poor, so we're Democrats.' That convinced me. I had no wish to remain poor, so I became a Republican at the age of 12. "
" The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" I was already, I think, at the age of 18, showing signs of being incompetent in the lab. "
" One of the great challenges of our age, in which the tools of our productivity are also the tools of our leisure, is to figure out how to make more useful those moments of procrastination when we're idling in front of our computer screens. "
" When I was a kid, we would build pillow forts. My pillow fort was always like Ice Station 9 in Antarctica. The other kids would come by and be like, 'Oh! The wind and snow is blowing.' From a young age, I wanted to be out there and surviving. I'm a high-strung, hyperactive guy. "
" No economy can succeed without a high-quality workforce, particularly in an age of globalization and technical change. "
" If you love someone, you love someone. It doesn't matter; age, colour, c'mon! "
" I think the only time I show my emotions and anger is on the cricket field; otherwise, I've mellowed down. And with age, I think, with age you always end up mellowing down. "
" I'm not going to do anything crazy, but I want to do music that I'm passionate about. I'm finally at an age where I can do the music that I grew up loving, which was urban pop, '90s music. I grew up listening to the divas, so I'm very happy to finally do urban pop. I hope that it's received well, and it has been so far. "
" Sometimes, people can be extraordinarily judgmental and closed-minded to anyone different or special, which is why it's so hard for young people in this day and age to be comfortable enough in their own skin to not listen to the people picking on them. "
" Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young. "
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
" Every age has a keyhole to which its eye is pasted. "