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Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.
Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
As you get older and wiser you realize that when people are given anything without having to earn it (unless they are physically or mentally utterly incapable of earning anything), they become ungrateful and lazy. They also become less happy.
When you're young, you look at television and think, there's a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that's not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want.
You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
Older people sit down and ask, 'What is it?' but the boy asks, 'What can I do with it?'.
The first-born in every family is always dreaming for an imaginary older brother or sister who will look out for them.
Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.
As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beecher
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H. L. Mencken
I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
T. S. Eliot
The prospect of dating someone in her twenties becomes less appealing as you get older. At some point in your fife, your tolerance level goes down and you realize that, with someone much younger, there's nothing really to talk about.
As you get older, you're not afraid of doubt. Doubt isn't running the show. You take out all the self-agonizing.
Fun is like life insurance; the older you get, the more it costs.
I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get.
Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack.
Rainer Maria Rilke
We don't grow older, we grow riper.
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