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As a man grows older it is harder and harder to frighten him. - Jean Paul Richter

It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date. - George Bernard Shaw

To me - old age is 15 years older than I am. - Bernard M. Baruch

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it should give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. - R. Palmer

We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten. - John W. Turk

It is the height of absurdity to sow little but weeds in the first half of one's lifetime and expect to harvest a valuable crop in the second half. - Percy H. Johnston

Youth is a circumstance you can't do anything about. The trick is to grow up without getting old. - Frank Lloyd Wright

If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes. - Euripedes

You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up. - William Dean Howells

If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself. {on his 100th Birthday} - Eubie Blake

When you have lived longer in this world and have outlived the enthusiastic and pleasing illusions of youth, you will find your love and pity for the race increased tenfold; your admiration and attachment to any particular party or opinion fall away altogether. - Stanley Baldwin

But if we are truly happy inside, then age brings with it a maturity, a depth, and a power that only magnifies our radiance. - David Deida

All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. - Walt Disney

Itís not the years in your life that count. Itís the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. - Henry Ford

We can't avoid age. However, we can avoid some aging. Continue to do things. Be active. Life is fantastic in the way it adjusts to demands; if you use your muscles and mind, they stay there much longer. - Charles H. Townes