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" In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show. "
" Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple. "
" Prom has all the elements of a popular story. It reeks of all-Americanness, tension, drama. It has romance. Pretty dresses. Dancing. Limos. High school. Coming of age. "
" Why do so many children love the idea of being snowed in or shipwrecked, of having to survive on one's own? When I was a child, I was no exception. I wanted to hunt with a bow and arrow like the Stone Age people: to skin deer and build my own shelter. And I desperately wanted a wolf. As we lived in London, my options were limited. "
" Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. "
John Singer Sargent
" If youth knew; if age could. "
" I use a lot of sunblock, which is something I learned from my mother at a young age - to stay out of the sun and be careful of skin cancer. We live in a time where global warming is at its maximum level. The ozone is destroyed, and our skin is exposed to sunbeams on a daily basis. "
" The words 'Space Age' have a quaint, nostalgic tone - sitting on midcentury modern furniture watching 'The Jetsons.' "
P. J. O'Rourke
" You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old. "
" At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment. "
" The fondest dream of the information age is to create an archive of all knowledge. You might call it the Alexandrian fantasy, after the great library founded by Ptolemy I in 286 BC. "
" In the first three years of life, the foundations of physical and also of psychic health are laid. In these years, the child not only increases in size but passes through great transformations. This is the age in which language and movement develop. The child must be safeguarded in order that these activities may develop freely. "
" Old age is no place for sissies. "
" Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle. "
" 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. "
" The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little. "
" No matter what age you are, there's a lot of room for learning. "
" I definitely don't look my age. So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me. "
" 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. "
" Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity. "
" If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch. "
" With increasing age, dullness of mind and heart sets in. "
" Ours is decidedly not an age of Abrahams, Jacobs, or of youthful Elazars proud to be regarded as men of seventy. On the contrary, it is one in which the external signs of aging are avoided at all costs, youth is worshipped, and immortality is sought not in children but in Botox. "
" I've always been involved with the performing arts from a young age. "
" Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age. "
" I had a very happy childhood. But I was sent off to boarding school at quite a young age, this massive Victorian house that was suffocated in ivy. I think there is a part of that school in 'Heap House.' "
" You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove. "
" The universe is an intelligence test. "
" In age of consumerism and materialism, I traffic in blue sky and colored air. "
" Your grandparents came of age in the Great Depression, when everyday life was about deprivation and sacrifice, when the economic conditions of the time were so grave and so unrelenting it would have been easy enough for the American dream to fade away. "
" With age, you get to a place where you don't want to knock people out. You just want to give people a hug. "