"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."
"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form."
"To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love."
"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age."
"It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem -and in my esteem age is not estimable."
"Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face."
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age."
"While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be."
"Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem."
"A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote in a national election."
"The wonderful world of home appliances now makes it possible to cook indoors with charcoal and outdoors with gas."
"Muscles come and go; flab lasts."
"The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine."
"The tax collector must love poor people - he's creating so many of them."
"Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college."
"Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle."
"It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen."
"Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to."
"When you become senile, you won't know it."
"In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us."
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