Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
One foot in front of the other, wasn’t that the grownup way of solving problems? Surely he ought to be a grownup at his age.
Great ages of art come only when a widespread creative impulse meets an equally widespread impulse of sympathy . . .
I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.
Make wisdom your provision for the journey from youth to old age, for it is a more certain support than all other possessions.
There are books which one should not attempt before having passed the age of forty.
I’m just a glutton for spas and messages. And I love to surf and hike.
He was not of an age, but for all time!
Soul of the age! The applause! delight! The wonder of our stage!
Now we are all fallen, youth from their fear, And age from that which bred it, good example.
I can remember back as far as age 8, performing with the Boston Folk Song Society. It was a Woody Guthrie song.
Bob Dylan is quite a songwriter, and a great singer and musician. I won’t bother with comparing myself to him, but I will say that I heard his records at a very young age and I still listen to all his records.
Right up until the time I retired at age 37, I felt like there were still things that I could do better.
From an early age I was aware of what America meant, and how the Marines at Camp Pendleton were ready to defend us at a moment’s notice. I also remember what fabulous bodies those troops had.
Age doesn’t make a man.
Among wellborn spirits courage does not depend on age.
He should be envied Who when his strength is spent lays down his life. Old age reserves a melancholy fate For noble souls before their life is done.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
I think living to be one hundred would be great, but living to fifty twice would be so much better.
I’d date someone younger or older age doesn’t matter to me. Or looks, really – it’s all about maturity.
Focus on quality and ease of movement, not on the age a milestone is accomplished.
So people will come along and do new things and sometimes return to the spirit of an earlier age.
Childhood and adulthood were not factors of age but states of mind.
As Buddy Rich, for instance, broke into the business at the age of three, I think it was, on drums, so indeed did I break into the business at the age of four as a singer.
I frequently hear persons in old age say how they would live, if they were to live their lives over again: Resolved, That I will live just so as I can think I shall wish I had done, supposing I live to old age.
Resolved, that I will do whatsoever I think to be most to God’s glory, and my own good, profit and pleasure, in the whole of my duration, without any consideration of the time, whether now, or never so many myriad’s of ages hence. Resolved to do whatever I think to be my duty and most for the good and advantage of mankind in general. Resolved to do this, whatever difficulties I meet with, how many and how great soever.
What makes us a bit nervous is, in this instant age, to release something that might take more than one listen. Where everything is instantly judged on YouTube or something! It’s a bit like releasing a horse and cart on a racetrack.
I’ve either got an acute case of hypochondria or I’m falling apart at the age of twenty-three.
For me Henry Corbin, the way that he writes about certain esoteric matters, is in a phenomenological way that refuses a New Age lens. But at the same time he’s very much responsible for a lot of New Age thought, because he was a very syncretic thinker.
The only way to avoid age discrimination in Hollywood is to die young.
I went to college parties when I was at an appropriate age to go to college parties.
I was trying to get into the business from a young age, but I don’t think I really realized how much I loved it until I booked my first movie and found myself in New Zealand for six months filming Bridge to Terabithia.
When you’re a fifty-year-old woman, no one really bothers to look at you anymore, much less value your opinion. It’s hard on the old ego. But damn, it does make it easy to get away with a lot.
Howard Roark stood as a role model for me – as exactly the way I already was living. Even at that tender age  I already felt that. And it was intuitive or instinctive or inbred stubbornness or whatever; but I had already made those choices and suffered for them.
I always wanted to live to about 70. I thought that’d be a good age.