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. . . Years steal Fire from the mind, as vigor from the limb; And life's enchanted cut but sparkles near the brim.

Lord Byron Topic: Age

Oh, for one hour of blind old Dandolo, Th' octogenarian chief, Byzantium's conquering foe!

Lord Byron Topic: Age

Just as old age is creeping on space, And clouds come o'er the sunset of our day, They kindly leave us, though not quite alone, But in good company--the gout or stone.

Lord Byron Topic: Age

My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of love are gone; The worm, the canker, and the grief Are mine alone! - Lord Byron ,

Lord Byron Topic: Age

For oute of olde feldys, as men sey, Comyth al this newe corn from yere to yere; And out of old bokis, in good fey, Comyth al this newe science that men lere.

Geoffrey Chaucer Topic: Age

The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.

Jerry M Wright Topic: Age

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw Topic: Age

Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

George Bernard Shaw Topic: Age

Youth is wasted on the young.

George Bernard Shaw Topic: Age

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.

Beverly Sills Topic: Age

To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be.

Lillian Smith Topic: Age

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

Muriel Spark Topic: Age

The trick is growing up without growing old.

Casey Stengel Topic: Age

Age considers; youth ventures.

Rabindranath Tagore Topic: Age

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Tom Stoppard Topic: Age

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Henry David Thoreau Topic: Age

The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements is a definite symptom of maturity.

Paul Tillich Topic: Age

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

James Thurber Topic: Age

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain Topic: Age

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Mark Twain Topic: Age

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