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Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
Hubert H. Humphrey
My personal telephone book is a book of the dead now. I'm so old. Almost all of my friends have died, and I don't have the guts to take their names out of the book.
All my life I've been taught how to die, but no one ever taught me how to grow old.
A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The approach of liberty makes even an old man brave.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone - who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.
Hubert H. Humphrey
You know you're old if your walker has an airbag.
Medicines are only fit for old people.
I was nine or 10 years old and my father was sacked on Christmas Day. He was a manager, the results had not been good, he lost a game on December 22 or 23. On Christmas Day, the telephone rang and he was sacked in the middle of our lunch.
I have the problems of, I must confess, old age.
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away, like the waters.'
William Butler Yeats
I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic, nice dinner, or traveling. I'm kind of an old romantic.
I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
Adlai E. Stevenson
I'm too old to be a yuppie.
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.
And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better.
John D. Rockefeller
You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there.
The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.
I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm; resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking.
There is not a more repulsive spectacle than on old man who will not forsake the world, which has already forsaken him.
T. S. Eliot
When I was about 12 years old back in Houston, my Dad used to take us to the driving range.
Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Louisa May Alcott
I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.
I'm old enough and cranky enough now that if someone tried to tell me what to do, I'd tell them where to put it.
Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
Dwight L. Moody
I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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