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Ages Quotes

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There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom

The highest thinkers of the ages,
the seers of the tribes and the nations,
have been optimists.
- Helen Keller

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

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

 

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

Are creeds such simple things like the clothes
which a man can change at will - and put on at will?
Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources,
taking the best from every study,
Science of Mind brings together
the highest enlightenment of the ages.
- Ernest Holmes

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages
are perpetuated by quotations.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac

Individually, we do have our crises -
mostly from unexpected directions,
but so have all people from all ages.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Americans work a long away ahead of themselves because
of the size of the place.
To make any impact at all you have to promote yourself
with live performances ages before a release.
- James Taylor

What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages.
Our best institutions are like young trees growing
upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Silly sitcoms are designed to attract juveniles of all ages.
- John J. O'Connor

No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages,
races, classes, and professions.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

There are three terrible ages of childhood -
1 to 10,
10 to 20, and 20 to 30.
- Cleveland Amory

Have all the hopes of ages come to naught? Is life
no more with noble meaning fraught?
- Ada Cambridge

Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual
entertainment which can bring pleasure and information
to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
- Walt Disney

Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in
which it can most readily develop.
- Tacitus

Expedients are for the hour, but principles are for the ages.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state,
behind protectionism and militarism.
- Christian Lous Lange

The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench
down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility
of the writer in all ages of man.
- Nelson Algren

I can't remember much about the early flights,
except that it was ages before we got into First Class.
- Phil Collins

I attempt to write a good novel.
Whether it is literature or not is something that will be decided by the ages,
not by me and not by a pack of critics around the globe.
- Elizabeth George

Americans of all ages deserve quality end-of-life medical care.
- Bill Nelson

Our company is working with Disney to create a game
for children between the ages of maybe four and 12,
so we can teach them what the capitalist system is all about.
- Sanford I. Weill

Patton was living in the Dark Ages.
Soldiers were peasants to him.
I didn't like that attitude.
- Bill Mauldin

What progress we are making.
In the Middle Ages they would have burned me.
Now they are content with burning my books.
- Sigmund Freud

Well, love is confusing at all ages,
but especially when you're 17.
- Piper Perabo

Morally, the world is both better and worse than it was.
We are worse off than in the middle ages,
or the 17th and 18th centuries, in that we have the atomic menace.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted
a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers'
granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages.
- Gertrude Stein

It is only through books that we partake of the great
harvest that is human civilization across the ages.
- Ibrahim Babangida

The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle
Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
- Anzia Yezierska

No student of history can fail to see the moral interest of the Middle Ages,
any more than an artist can fail to see their aesthetic interest.
- Goldwin Smith

Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during
the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves
from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants.
- John Shimkus

Men are most virile and most attractive between the ages of 35 and 55.
Under 35 a man has too much to learn,
and I don't have time to teach him.
- Hedy Lamarr

Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation.
Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate,
robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures.
- David K. Shipler

Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from
the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed.
- J. Paul Getty

The medieval hall house was very primitive when it
became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
- Stephen Gardiner

A healthy love life is not and should not be the preserve
of those in their 20s and 30s.
It's important at all ages.
- Jerry Hall

The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind,
furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.
- Louis Agassiz

I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

I won't be happy until we have every boy in America
between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.
- Babe Ruth

One cannot comprehend Him through reason,
even if one reasoned for ages.
- Guru Nanak

God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,
and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
- William Ellery Channing

Leave it as it is.
The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I don't know when network executives will get out of the Dark Ages.
- Connie Chung

Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
- Plato

The sentimentalist ages far more quickly than the person
who loves his work and enjoys new challenges.
- Lillie Langtry

From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely
roaring at really good toilet humour.
- Adrian Edmondson

I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages
young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Responsibility without power, the fate of the secretary through the ages.
- Ariel Dorfman

It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages,
that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
- Aneurin Bevan

The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe -
responsibility without power,
the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.
- Tom Stoppard

Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life,
has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest
to mankind through the ages.
- William J. Brennan, Jr.

What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
- Octavio Paz

There's a focus that hasn't been there for ages and
ages and some American bands are sounding quite English
like they did in the late 70s and early 80s.
- Graham Coxon

Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live,
and illustrate the times.
- Ben Jonson

From ages 10 to 12 or so, I barely remember anything.
- Natalie Wood

I haven't had that good a time in ages.
Since September 11, really.
I just felt so happy, it was like the sun came out of the clouds for me.
I love Italy.
- Bruce Sterling

Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history;
it is eternal,
and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages.
- Auguste Rodin

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from
the grasp of executive power.
- Daniel Webster

It was between the ages of 14 and 20 and I started off not eating at all,
maybe an apple a day.
- Torrie Wilson

The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable
features in the history of the Middle Ages.
- Horatio Alger

This sunlight linked me through the ages to that past consciousness.
- Henry Williamson

I'd like to do a story about the medieval ages where
in every scene you'd sort of feel that you were in the 12th century.
That would be great to get that feeling.
- Oliver Stone

In those days, between the ages of 12 and 18 you meant nothing.
You were the extra place at the side table if someone came to dinner.
You were of no interest to anyone.
- Alexis Korner

The chains of military despotism, once fastened upon a nation,
ages might pass away before they could be shaken off.
- William Henry Harrison

The intolerance of the Middle, and even later,
Ages, is a fact all too familiar to every one.
- Ethan A. Hitchcock

The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on.
It's the last thing a man will admit,
that his mind ages.
- Will Durant


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