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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Lay me on an anvil, O God.
    Beat me and hammer me into a crowbar.
    Let me pry loose old walls.
    Let me lift and loosen old foundations.
    Source: Prayers of Steel (1920)
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
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    Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them.
  • Hervey Allen
    Hervey Allen
    American author 1889-1949
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    The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    There is a totalitarian regime inside every one of us. We are ruled by a ruthless politburo which sets our norms and drives us from one five-year plan to another. The autonomous individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
    Geoffrey Chaucer
    British poet 1340-1400
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    There's never a new fashion but it's old.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit it and read it are old women over their tea.
  • Budd Schulberg
    Budd Schulberg
    American screenwriter, television producer and novelist 1914-2009
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    Very few fighters get the consideration of racehorses, which are put out to pasture to grow old with dignity and comfort when they haven't got it anymore.
  • We all participate in weaving the social fabric; we should therefore all participate in patching the fabric when it develops holes mismatches between old expectations and current realities.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    What is conservatism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Young people soon give, and forget insults, but old age is slow in both.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
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    The full bibliography of pamphlets relating to the Anglo-American struggle published in the colonies through the year 1776 contains not a dozen or so items but over four hundred;
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution FOREWORD, p. v
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