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Old Quotes

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We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

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We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

 

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

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Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Forgiveness is the cleansing fire
that burns away old regrets and resentments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

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

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving
for my friends, the old and the new.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

The best mirror is an old friend.
- Proverb

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

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Every generation laughs at the old fashions,
but follows religiously the new.
- Henry David Thoreau

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions,
slowly eroding old barriers,
quietly building new structures.
- John F. Kennedy

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

Forgiveness ... is the finishing of old business
that allows us to experience the present,
free of contamination from the past.
- Joan Borysenko

An old friend will help you move.
A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

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

Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- old proverb often attributed to David Lloyd George

It is one of the blessings of old friends
that you can afford to be stupid with them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Old friends pass away, new friends appear.
It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives.
The important thing is to make it meaningful:
a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Every one desires to live long,
but no one would be old.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

I want a girl just like good old mom,
who is different in every way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To a philosopher all news,
as it is called, is gossip,
and they who edit and read it
are old women over their tea.
- Henry David Thoreau

My coat and I live comfortably together.
It has assumed all my wrinkles, does not hurt me anywhere,
has moulded itself on my deformities,
and is complacent to all my movements,
and I only feel its presence because it keeps me warm.
Old coats and old friends are the same thing.
- Victor Hugo

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
- Robert Browning

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

Short words are best
and the old words, when short, are best of all.
- Winston Churchill

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns
to be amused rather than shocked.
- Pearl S. Buck

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Old is always fifteen years from now.
- Bill Cosby

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
- George McGovern

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks,
and courage.
- Charles Luckman

I've got two old Volvos, two old Subarus,
and an old Ford Ranger.
If you've got an old car, you've gotta have at least several old cars,
'cause one's always gonna be in the garage.
- Rip Torn

He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.
- George William Curtis

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

We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way.
We pay it back.
- Lee Iacocca

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

I've tried word processors, but I think I'm too old a dog to use one.
- Dee Brown

Inside every working anarchy, there's an Old Boy Network.
- Mitchell Kapor

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

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


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