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" The Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, is seen as the beginning of modern depravity. "
" I'm 36 and if I met a woman of my own age and married her, I'd also be marrying her former life, her past. It might be OK for some people - I don't want to judge it or anything - but it's not for me. It would destroy my creativity. "
" A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer. "
" Retro looking stuff but a lot of these guys doing these shows are my age or younger. I was just disgusted. I hated being around that kind of thing. Not that it affected what I did because when it comes down to it I was doing my own show. "
" There ought to be more grants that go to people in their late twenties and early thirties. That's a crucial age, although it's very hard to judge who is worth supporting and who is not. Looking back on my own life, I see that was the period when I was closest to giving up as a novelist and when I most needed some encouragement. "
" My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church. "
" Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen, what an idiot I would be today. Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon, it can completely ruin your constitution. "
" At some point in every person's life, you will need an assisted medical device - whether it's your glasses, your contacts, or as you age and you have a hip replacement or a knee replacement or a pacemaker. The prosthetic generation is all around us. "
" When I first started swinging a bat, I swung righty. So one time, my dad came home, and he wanted to see my batting stance. So I showed him. He says, 'You don't hit right-handed. You hit left-handed.' At that age I didn't even really think about it. Just like 'all right,' and I switched hands. He said I'd thank him later. "
" The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped. "
" Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it. "
" Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed. "
A. N. Wilson
" I think there is a lot made out of age, and what age you feel. "
" As women, we get the message about how to be a good girl - how to be a good, pretty girl - from such an early age. Then, at the same time, we're told that well-behaved girls won't change the world or ever make a splash. "
" Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. "
" In swimming, especially training out in the ocean and open water, you got fogged-over goggles, you're stuck with your own thoughts - there's great benefits to that, deep thinking like that after many hours, but there's also tremendous loneliness. You burn out. You want to run, jump, ski, do anything. So at age 30, I was finished. "
" For me, love is endless, and love has no age limit. "
" According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12. "
" In this new age of GPS, Google Earth and multidimensional digital maps, mapping is suddenly hugely relevant again. "
" Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. "
" I've been very competitive by nature from a young age, whether it was eating a bowl of pasta faster than somebody else, or always wanting to be the first one in line. "
" Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face. "
" Dissents speak to a future age. "
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
" That's the privilege of old age: You don't have to remember. "
" The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come. "
" In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television, everyone all over the world realizes that high energy usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth. "
" Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. "
" The purpose of the mission must be thoroughly understood beforehand, and the men must be inspired with a sense of personal dedication that knows no limitations... In an age of high technology and Jedi Knights, we often overlook the need for personal involvement, but we do so at our own risk. "
William H. McRaven
" It's important to maintain an attractive smile as you age. A lighter, less beige, more white tooth color is key, but no Chiclets. "
" The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more. "
" Well, I'm in my 60s now. I finally look it, I think. People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve. "