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" Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. "
John Singer Sargent
" I think the thing I miss most in our age is our manners. It sounds so old-fashioned in a way. But even bad people had good manners in the old days, and manners hold a community together, and manners hold a family together; in a way, they hold the world together. "
" The Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, is seen as the beginning of modern depravity. "
" Regardless of age, regardless of position, regardless of the business we happen to be in, all of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me, Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You. "
" An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. "
" The study of expression ought to form a part of the study of psychology, but it also comes within the province of anthropology because the habitual, life-long expressions of the face determine the wrinkles of old age, which are distinctly an anthropological characteristic. "
" The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. "
" 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. "
" A person with normal eyesight would have nothing to know in the way of 'Impressionism' unless he were in a blinding light or in the dusk or dark. "
John Singer Sargent
" Old age and the passage of time teach all things. "
" Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" Children learn many principles of natural law at a very early age. For example: they learn that when one child has picked up an apple or a flower, it is his, and that his associates must not take it from him against his will. "
" I am happy being able to play roles with people my age because once you do something really mature there is no turning back. "
" When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am. "
Sarah Orne Jewett
" The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes more and more important as one grows older. "
" The new age of terrorism isn't on the battlefield: it's in your own backyard. Whether it's at a concert in France or a restaurant in the United States, terrorism doesn't have to happen in a military installation by any stretch of the imagination. "
" Catholics and evangelicals need to remain allied, and in solidarity, against the increasingly aggressive secularism of our age. "
" Old age is no place for sissies. "
" The exhaustion of old age is something people who are younger don't fully appreciate. "
" No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience. "
" Being seventy is not a sin. "
" Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old. "
" Middle Age - later than you think and sooner than you expect. "
" Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age. "
Georg C. Lichtenberg
" There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity. "
" At a young age winning is not the most important thing... the important thing is to develop creative and skilled players with good confidence. "
" When I was born, my mother was very disappointed. She wanted a son. I knew that from a very early age. So I was a tomboy. "
" I think we make a common mistake of all wanting to look younger, and I think there is nothing more attractive, charming and endearing than when you meet a woman and you think she looks amazing for her age rather than 20 years younger because of this, that and everything else. "
" I grew up in Sierra Leone, in a small village where as a boy my imagination was sparked by the oral tradition of storytelling. At a very young age I learned the importance of telling stories - I saw that stories are the most potent way of seeing anything we encounter in our lives, and how we can deal with living. "
" Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples. "
" Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. "