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I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do. ...
by Phyllis Diller

I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
- Phyllis Diller

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A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
- Phyllis Diller

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
- Phyllis Diller

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

 

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
- Henry David Thoreau

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

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The golden age is before us, not behind us.
- William Shakespeare

Dreams are renewable no matter what our age.
- Dale Turner

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

I'm saving that rocker for the day
when I feel as old as I really am.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
- Anais Nin

Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

Every formula of every religion has, in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
- H. L. Mencken

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty, never grows old.
- Franz Kafka

All diseases run into one - old age.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort,
should, when young, consider that he may one day become old,
and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.
- Joseph Addison

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

When your friends begin to flatter
you on how young you look,
it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary
to put all the play and learning into childhood,
all the work into middle age,
and all the regrets into old age.
- Margaret Mead

At twenty years of age the will reigns;
at thirty, the wit;
and at forty, the judgment.
- Benjamin Franklin

Reading, after a certain age,
diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination
to world war in the age of mass extermination.
- John F. Kennedy

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems,
in my opinion, to characterize our age.
- Albert Einstein

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

Each age, it is found, must write its own books;
or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50,
and a fool if he doesn't afterward.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet.
He must be a great original interpreter
of his time, his day, his age.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
- Albert Einstein

In every country and every age,
the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born
at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
- Mark Twain

One should never trust a woman who tells her real age.
If she tells that, she'll tell anything.
- Oscar Wilde

Probably the happiest period in life
most frequently is in middle age,
when the eager passions of youth are cooled,
and the infirmities of age not yet begun;
as we see that the shadows,
which are at morning and evening so large,
almost entirely disappear at midday.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Life is a mirror, and will reflect back
to the thinker what he thinks into it.
- Ernest Holmes

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whenever the World Frowns, I Smile Back.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Healing does not mean going back to the way things were before,
but rather allowing what is now to move us closer to God.
- Ram Dass

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must build dikes of courage
to hold back the flood of fear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

If you have zest and enthusiasm
you attract zest and enthusiasm.
Life does give back in kind.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Know that anger is always fear and frustration.
What if we could lean back into the arms of Spirit
and trust the future?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber


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