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The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Essay XLII--Of Youth and Age

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Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.

Bible Quotes , Source: Genesis (ch. XVIII, v. 11)

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By candle-light nobody would have taken you for above five-and-twenty.

Isaac Bickerstaff Quotes , Source: Maid of the Mill (act I, II)

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Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.

Paul Tillich Quotes

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Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Mark Twain Quotes

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Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

Samuel Ullman Quotes

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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.

J. F. Boyse Quotes

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Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never comes when it is gold, And the great price we paid for it full worth: We have it only when we are half earth. Little avails that coinage to the old!

George Meredith Quotes

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Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.

Charles M. Schultz Quotes

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Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.

J. P. Senn Quotes

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We get too soon old and too late smart. -Pennsylvania Dutch proverb.

Pennsylvania Dutch Proverb Quotes

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If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.

James A. Garfield Quotes

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Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher Quotes

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You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.

Harrison Ford Quotes

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The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

C.S. Lewis Quotes

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Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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It is always in season for old men to learn.

Aeschylus Quotes , Source: Agamemnon

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The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.

Jerry M. Wright Quotes

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You're only young once, but you can be immature forever.

John Greier Quotes

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You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.

Arnold Palmer Quotes

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Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.

Walt Whitman Quotes

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You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

Bob Hope Quotes

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