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Age merely shows what children we remain. ...
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Age merely shows what children we remain.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A clever man commits no minor blunders.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Belief is not the beginning but the end of all knowledge.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is.
Treat a man as he can and should be,
and he will become as he can and should be.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought;
what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be,
and you'll help them to become
what they are capable of becoming.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws,
which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A noble person attracts noble people,
and knows how to hold on to them.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A correct answer is like an affectionate kiss.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All things are only transitory.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree
of life springs ever green.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be above it!
Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A useless life is an early death.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire,
but my heart is all my own.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man's manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A creation of importance can only be produced when
its author isolates himself,
it is a child of solitude.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A person hears only what they understand.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

An unused life is an early death.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

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

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

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
- Fay Weldon

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

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it,
old age is still old age.
- Sinclair Lewis

Old age is an excellent time for outrage.
My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
- Louis Kronenberger

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm.
Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
- Golda Meir

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body,
the mind, and the heart.
And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise,
study, and love.
- Alan Bleasdale

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
- Doris Day

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
- C. S. Lewis

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's
birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

Old age is a shipwreck.
- Charles de Gaulle

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts
catching up with Mother Nature.
- Harold Coffin

He has a profound respect for old age.
Especially when it's bottled.
- Gene Fowler

I'm not interested in age.
People who tell me their age are silly.
You're as old as you feel.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old
age than into helping them enjoy it.
- Frank Howard Clark

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
- James Thurber

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

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
- Bob Hope

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
- Emily Dickinson

When a noble life has prepared old age,
it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
- Muriel Spark

In youth we run into difficulties.
In old age difficulties run into us.
- Beverly Sills

Age is not a particularly interesting subject.
Anyone can get old.
All you have to do is live long enough.
- Don Marquis

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

The tendency of old age to the body,
say the physiologists,
is to form bone.
It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old
man whose opinions are not ossified.
- Bob Wells

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful,
kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
- Amos Bronson Alcott


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