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Age shakes Athena's tower, but spares gray Marathon.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 88)

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What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each love one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth as I am now.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto II, st. 98)

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He has grown aged in this world of woe, In deeds, not years, piercing the depths of life. So that no wonder waits him.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 5)

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. . . Years steal Fire from the mind, as vigor from the limb; And life's enchanted cut but sparkles near the brim.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 8)

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Oh, for one hour of blind old Dandolo, Th' octogenarian chief, Byzantium's conquering foe!

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 12)

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Just as old age is creeping on space, And clouds come o'er the sunset of our day, They kindly leave us, though not quite alone, But in good company--the gout or stone.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto III, st. 59)

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My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of love are gone; The worm, the canker, and the grief Are mine alone! - Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron),

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: On this day I complete my Thirty-sixth Year

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For oute of olde feldys, as men sey, Comyth al this newe corn from yere to yere; And out of old bokis, in good fey, Comyth al this newe science that men lere.

Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes , Source: The Parlement of Fowles (l. 21)

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Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.

Beverly Sills Quotes

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To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be.

Lillian Smith Quotes

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When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

Muriel Spark Quotes

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The trick is growing up without growing old.

Casey Stengel Quotes

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Age considers; youth ventures.

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

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Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Tom Stoppard Quotes

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None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.

James Thurber Quotes

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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain Quotes

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I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.

Liv Tyler Quotes

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You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.

Judith Viorst Quotes

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In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.

Pope Paul VI Quotes

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Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.

Bill Vaughn Quotes

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What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.

Francois Voltaire Quotes

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There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.

Fay Weldon 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.

Bob Wells Quotes

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