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John Scott Quotes and Sayings

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The older I get, the more I seek to use a plain prose style,
concentrating more on story.
- John Scott

It seems we are capable of immense love and loyalty,
and as capable of deceit and atrocity.
It's probably this shocking ambivalence that makes us unique.
- John Scott

In my books I might hold the mirror to my own face.
If others would like to borrow the mirror,
they're welcome.
The books aren't there to accuse others -
merely to raise issues and keep the debates alive.
- John Scott

The Architect is just one of a series of works which
examine the confrontation of innocence and experience,
illustrating the complex ethics of power that exist
between reader and writer,
critic and artist, the human and the divine.
- John Scott

 

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older,
I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
- Bill Cosby

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
- H. L. Mencken

Most men love money and security more,
and creation and construction less, as they get older.
- John Maynard Keynes

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say.
I just watch what they do.
- Andrew Carnegie

After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others:
health and money.
- Helen Gurley Brown

As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
- Marvin Davis

Older men declare war.
But it is the youth that must fight and die.
- Herbert Hoover

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

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
- George Burns

And you know, the baby boomers are getting older,
and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer,
and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion.
- Amy Irving

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of
the hygiene of older people,
and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
- Logan P. Smith

The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes
more and more important as one grows older.
- Hume Cronyn

I will never be an old man.
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Francis Bacon

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
- John Burroughs

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
- Tracey Ullman

Older people shouldn't eat health food,
they need all the preservatives they can get.
- Robert Orben

Feels good to try, but playing a father,
I'm getting a little older.
I see now that I'm taking it more serious and I do want that lifestyle.
- Adam Sandler

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

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
- Anouk Aimee

In Los Angeles, by the time you're 35,
you're older than most of the buildings.
- Delia Ephron

When you're young, you just go banging about,
but you're more sensitive as you grow older.
- Deborah Kerr

There comes a time in every man's life when he must
make way for an older man.
- Reginald Maudling

The thing you realize as you get older is that parents
don't know what the Hell they're doing and neither
will you when you get to be a parent.
- Mark Hoppus

If you were in the film industry at that time,
you were always picked up by directors who were much older.
You were whisked about and shown things.
I did work very hard though.
- Diane Cilento

Why is it that when we get older, we get more fearful?
- Sandra Bullock

But from the time I was very little,
it was something I would do all the time,
just sing, dance and act.
So it wasn't something that was fake or contrived as I got older.
- Jennifer Lopez

Men become much more attractive when they start looking older.
But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage:
make-up.
- Bette Davis

I had an older brother who was very interested in literature,
so I had an early exposure to literature,
and and theater.
My father sometimes would work in musical comedies.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I would love to write something that people would still
read 50 or 100 years from now.
That comes with growing older, I think.
- Charles Kuralt

But I'm just having fun playing and giving Botox injections to the older songs.
- Richard Marx

I have always hired people of different ages.
Young people and older people.
People in their 70s and in their 20s.
People who are fully capable of talking back to me.
- Donna Shalala

Children with Hyacinth's temperament don't know better as they grow older;
they merely know more.
- Hector Hugh Munro

I don't feel any older now than when I was 70.
- John Patrick

I didn't want to let women down.
One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of
aging and older women not being beautiful.
- Annie Leibovitz

I speak truth, not so much as I would,
but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more,
as I grown older.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

A handful of older, romantic leading men,
like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, and Robert Redford are still landing parts.
- Charles Dance

Fun is like life insurance; the older you get,
the more it costs.
- Kin Hubbard

The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction,
and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction.
You can't blame anybody for it.
- Dido Armstrong

I'm very much looking forward to my 30-40 years of acting,
and, as I get older, I'm really looking forward to
some of the roles that are out there to play.
- Corbin Bernsen

My older brother and myself always played together in bands,
but we never knew we would be professional musicians.
- Wynton Marsalis

I think I love it more as I get older because I keep getting better on drums,
vibes and piano.
- Lionel Hampton

Jazz is like wine.
When it is new, it is only for the experts,
but when it gets older, everybody wants it.
- Steve Lacy

Many people think that depression is something you
just have to live with when you get older,
but it's not.
- Tom Bosley

Growing older doesn't bother me.
- Angie Dickinson

I always had the facial hair so I looked older than I was.
- Jimmy Smith

My mother was the prettiest woman in the town.
He was a bit older than her.
They made me.
And he split.
- Pierce Brosnan

I was brought up by my mother and my two sisters,
although they're older than me and fled the nest very young,
so I was technically raised as an only child,
but I was very much loved.
- Gary Oldman

The older I get, the more I become an apple pie,
sparkling cider kind of guy.
- Scott Foley

And the continuity of our science has not been affected
by all these turbulent happenings,
as the older theories have always been included as
limiting cases in the new ones.
- Max Born

I think you get better as you get older.
- Norman Jewison

The young man who has not wept is a savage,
and the older man who will not laugh is a fool.
- George Santayana

My older sister Nikki went to Hampton music school in Virginia,
then to another school later in New York.
- Debra Wilson

I love older men.
- Cameron Diaz

If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
- Mario Andretti

Nothing makes one old so quickly as the ever-present
thought that one is growing older.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

It seems like the older bands are bigger than ever.
We get a mixed crowd where you have kids and old blokes like me.
- Geezer Butler

Network heads don't seemed to be turned off by the men who get older.
- Sharon Gless

I suppose when I was a kid, and I went to movies,
and later went to some plays on my own when I got a little older,
in New Orleans, where I was living then,
I zeroed in on the actor.
- Ray Walston

Ironically, now that my children are older and gone quite a bit,
I find it harder to work when they're not around.
Too much free time!
- Alice Hoffman

As I get older, I get smaller.
I see other parts of the world I didn't see before.
Other points of view.
I see outside myself more.
- Neil Young

But I'm kind of comfortable with getting older because
it's better than the other option,
which is being dead.
So I'll take getting older.
- George Clooney


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