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" A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. "
" Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum. "
" 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
" After 3 years, I left the army at the ripe old age of 20, but I'd like to think some of the skills are still with me. I'm great at physical movement; I can still remember Morse code, and perhaps most importantly, I can fold my socks up into little balls with smiley faces. "
" Age does take it out of you, and I haven't the energy I had before. Sometimes I have breakfast and sit in this chair, and I wake up and it is lunchtime. In the past, the idea of sleeping through a morning would have horrified me, but you have to accept the limitations that old age imposes on you. "
" A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality. "
" A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age. "
" All diseases run into one, old age. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" A lot of people are frightened by old age - by being around people who are, basically, on their way out - but I'm fascinated by it. It's an amazing thing to be around someone who has had a life well lived. "
" A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man. "
Miguel de Unamuno
" A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer. "
" A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day. "
" As an American, you have a right to good health care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, that serves you from infancy through old age, that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing, and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options. "
" A woman tells her doctor, 'I've got a bad back.' The doctor says, 'It's old age.' The woman says, 'I want a second opinion.' The doctor says: 'Okay - you're ugly as well.' "
" Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age. "
" Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple. "
" Besides, wouldn't it be wonderful if no one ever had to worry about the random cruelty of fatal illness or the woes of old age attacking them or their loved ones? "
Joan D. Vinge
" But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave. "
" By the time I met Julia Child, her husband, Paul, was little more than a ghost of a man, so diminished by old age and its attendant diseases that it was impossible to discern the remarkable artist, photographer and poet he once had been. "
" Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. "
" Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age. "
Lydia M. Child
" Demographics show that we are entering a battle between young and old. I call it the 'Age War.' The young want to hang onto their money to grow their families, businesses, and wealth. The old want the tax and investment dollars of the young to sustain their old age. "
" Education is the best provision for old age. "
" Eighteenth-century doctors prescribed sugar pills for nearly everything: heart problems, headache, consumption, labor pains, insanity, old age, and blindness. Hence, the French expression 'like an apothecary without sugar' meant someone in an utterly hopeless situation. "
" Either God is alive, in which case he'll deal with us as he sees fit. Or he is dead, in which case he was never alive, it being unlikely that he died of old age. "
John Ralston Saul
" Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age. "
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
" Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity. "
" For me, old age is just something that happens. "
" Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age. "
" Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age. "
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