Best 7 159 of Age quotes - MyQuotes
I've learned in my older age how to let it go when things don't work out, because something incredible that I don't know about yet is probably right around the corner.
A man growing old becomes a child again.
Walter Benjamin talks about art losing its original "aura" in an age of mechanical reproduction. In writing memoir, we're taking something that happened in a particular moment and meant something at that time, and we're trying to capture it to mass reproduce it for readers. So of course something is lost. And when we edit that material, we're getting even further from that aura, but toward something else that is potentially vital.
Human beings would split the atom and invent television, nylon, and instant coffee before they could figure out the age of their own planet.
Edgar Allan Poe
Alas! for that accursed time They bore thee o'er the billow, From love to titled age and crime, And an unholy pillow! From me, and from our misty clime, Where weeps the silver willow!
All this argument is the temperature going up or not, it's absurd. Of course it's going up. It has gone up since the early 1800s, before the Industrial Revolution, because we're coming out of the Little Ice Age, not because we're putting more carbon dioxide into the air.
The whole business of marshaling ones energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
I am the age that I am and I am trying to do the best with what I got.
Had I to create a name for these times, I’d say it is the age of craziness
But say, my lord, it were not regist'red, Methinks the truth should live from age to age, As 'twere retailed to all posterity, Even to the general all-ending day.
traditions with class and worth, never go out of style.... whether you live here or or over there remember and always instill to that next generation otherwise it is only to be a memory that can only fade and be forgotten
This age thing is all up to you. It's like happiness is up to you. You just have to understand what it is before you get it.
At my age you find yourself looking back from time to time and you begin to appreciate some of the things that happened to you.
Shakespeare had no tutors but nature and genius. He caught his faults from the bad taste of his contemporaries. In an age still less civilized Shakespeare might have been wilder, but would not have been vulgar.
If I am to tell you how to grow old gracefully, I must tell you at the beginning of life; for no man can grow old gracefully unless he begins early.
For years I wanted to be older, and now I am.
Science has salvaged scrap metal and even found vitamins and valuable oils in refuse, but old people are extravagantly wasted.
When you're twenty-one, life is a roadmap. It's only when you get to twenty-five or so that you begin to suspect you've been looking at the map upside down, and not until you're forty are you entirely sure. By the time you're sixty, take it from me, you're fucking lost.
I am grown peaceful as old age tonight.
The faded glittering in his eyes is like a falling star on a dull autumn's day.
I have a friend who is around my age, a little younger, and shes gay and came out to her own community when she was younger but not to her family and to the community at large.
Man has been here 32,000 years. That it took a hundred million years to prepare the world for him is proof that that is what it was done for. I suppose it is, I dunno. If The Eiffel Tower were now to represent the world's age, the skin of paint on the pinnacle knob at its summit would represent man's share of that age; and anybody would perceive that the skin was what the tower was built for. I reckon they would, I dunno.
My age fallen away like white swaddling Floats in the middle distance, becomes An inhabited cloud.
The computer age has arrived, and it influences everything: analysis, preparation, information. Now a different talent is required - the ability to synthesize ideas.
We don't have to be victims of the spiritual fall-out of the digital age. It does take some serious intentionality to combat the cultural compulsion for connection that surrounds us, but it's worth it.
You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs. All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping.
all the small squalors of the body, known only to oneself, insignificant in youth, easily dismissed, in old age became dominant and entered into fulfilment of the tyranny they had always threatened.
You'll find people who rib you about their age are petrified about getting old. It doesn't bother me.
Old age is the verdict of life.
Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.
I never thought that people my own age could die, let alone be murdered. Things like that didn't happen in 1955. The suburbs were a safe place, where nobody even locked their doors.
Even though I was chronologically 21, I was pretty immature and naive for my age, having grown up in a small, isolated ranching town, eighty desolate miles from the nearest city, and back when there was much less cultural homogenisation by way of TV.
The currents rage so deep upon us, this is the age of video violence.
Nawal El Saadawi
I am becoming more radical with age. I have noticed that writers, when they are old, become milder. But for me it is the opposite. Age makes me more angry.
In 1990, one in 10 children died before the age of five. That's now down to one in 20, and vaccines were the single biggest factor in that. Had it stayed at 10 percent, 122 million more children would have died.
What a moment to take the newspaper in one hand and the Bible in the other and watch the unfolding of the great drama of the ages. This is an exciting and thrilling time to be alive. I would not want to live in any other period.
We're friends, and we're both friends with actresses our age, but we never get to work with each other because there's one girl in the movie, or whatever. For me, it was just so amazing to get to work with Evan [Rachel Wood], who I've loved forever.
My career was about to change radically, in turning 50 I had hit the age where my Dad made a big career and his life started to unravel.
What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.
We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
We don't have to wait until we are old to gather the riches... We can gather them every day of our lives.
I was a sickly child, contracting tuberculosis at the age of five.
With regard to things such as independence, mental capabilities, and sexuality, a very old man is nothing but a gigantic infant with white hair and wrinkles.
Old age is somewhat like dieting. Every day there is less of us to be observed.
I'm pleased to see that the cab is cluttered with cough drop wrappers and empty milk bottles and bits of mud-smeared newspapers made brittle by age. Neatness makes me feel like I have to be on my best behavior. Clutter is my natural habitat.
The 1990's will be a determining period of time for another cycle. If humanity during this time chooses to throw away a lot of the mirages and illusions it's fooled itself with, we will enter a very bright and golden age. It won't happen in one day.
Age brings maturity, experience ripens it.
We're prosperous enough that we can afford to have one in six able-bodied men of working age sitting at home playing video games.
In 1977, at age ten, I was cast on the TV sitcom 'Good Times.' My character was Penny, an abused child in desperate need of love. I really didn't want to do the show. I didn't want to be away from my family.
Age doesn't determine maturity. It's the depth of life that does, not its duration.