Quotes by middle-aged
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American Author 1926-
Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
It's a 360-degree sound experience. Like you're in the middle of the band. A lot of people have the technology to play the format, so why not put it out there. It sounds great.
American author 1889-1949
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.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director 1978-
'Vanity Fair' did this grid thing a couple years ago, connecting people who've worked together, and I had the most branches on it or whatever, because I'd worked with so-and-so and so-and-so worked with so-and-so, and I was kind of in the middle.
English singer and songwriter 1958-
(On performing in Costa Rica for the first time) It was like finding some weird tribe in the middle of the jungle and, you know, they all come out and go: Fear of the Dark. Favorite Album. What?!?Source: Iron Maiden: Flight 666
English writer 1894-1963
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
British author and journalist 1908-1964
A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
A lady of a ''certain age,'' which means certainly aged.
American author 1912-1989
A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.
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