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  • Novalis
    Novalis
    German poet, writer 1772-1801
    Novalis
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    A character is a completely fashioned will.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
    John Barrymore
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    A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Education is the best provision for old age.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.
  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
    O. Henry
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    You can't appreciate home till you've left it, money till it's spent, your wife till she's joined a woman's club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    ''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    'Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.
  • V. P. Skipper
    V. P. Skipper
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    A kiss: To a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; to an old maid, charity.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Because men really respect only that which was founded of old and has developed slowly, he who wants to live on after his death must take care not only of his posterity but even more of his past.
  • Dylan Thomas
    Dylan Thomas
    English poet 1914-1953
    Dylan Thomas
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    Do not go gentle into the good night. Old age should burn and rage at close of day.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
    Don Marquis
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    Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.
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