We now have an opportunity, though, to do something we didn’t do in the industrial age, and that is to get a leg up on this, to bring the public in quickly, to have an informed debate.
In fact I have a full page warning, right in the front of the book, that no one under the age of eighteen should read this book and no one should even turn the pages if they are sexually conservative or erotically deprived.
Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver’s license age than at voting age.
It is my art. I am better at it than I ever was. And I will do it as long as I can. When you reach a certain age you can slough off what is unnecessary and concentrate on what is. And why not?
This is an exciting time. I believe we stand at the edge of a new age – a Golden Age – of freedom that will rival any of the great eras of world history because it will be the entire world itself that is changing.
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going.
There was a period which I refer to as the ‘Golden Age of Jazz,’ which sort of encompasses the middle Thirties through the Sixties, we had a lot of great innovators, all creating things which will last the world for a long, long time.
You’re playing serious music, and you want to be taken seriously. When they get my age wrong on the program, I wish they’d make me older.
I look back on it, yeah, I’m in a much worse financial position than I was eight years ago. I’m going to have to go out at age 62 and kind of readdress some of that.
Age is getting to know all the ways the world turns, so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want, you can at least get out of the way so you won’t get run over.
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that.
All I know is that skating is getting better, the guys are getting better throughout the whole age range.
In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one’s beloved.
I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.
The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you, but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned.
One’s age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
A final word: I am not knowledgeable about the internet. I do not have a computer. I guess that at 74 years of age, I don’t have the patience to learn.
English people don’t have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
I have often felt a motion of love to leave some hints in writing of my experience of the goodness of God, and now, in the thirty-sixth year of my age, I begin this work.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical.
But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field – to enhance their physical appearance.
Many believe – and I believe – that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.
That’s one of the great advantages of age. You can say, I don’t want to, I don’t care, you can throw temper tantrums, and nobody minds.
The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.