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#ageing

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Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost. One may almost doubt if the wisest [hu]man has learned anything of absolute value by living.


Henry David Thoreau


#ageing #learning #youth #age

Once you start recognizing your own obsessions, you know you’re getting old.


Jeanette Winterson


#obsession #age

I think people would live a bit longer if they didn't know how old they were. Age puts restrictions on things.


Karl Pilkington


#ageing #death #discrimination #humour #life

. . . What a pleasant life could be had in this world by a handsome, sensible old lady of good fortune, blessed with a sound constitution and a firm will


Stella Gibbons


#good-fortune #happiness #long-life #age

In my life and career I want to embrace ageing because I think that's what's interesting.


Kim Cattrall


#because #career #embrace #i #i think

Beauty is only to be admired, only to be loved - to be harvested carefully and then flung at a chosen lover like a gift of roses. It seems to me, so far as I can judge clearly at all, that my beauty would be used like that...


F. Scott Fitzgerald


#beauty #gloria-gilbert #youth #age

I find the whole disdain for ageing crazy.


Laura Linney


#crazy #disdain #find #i #whole

I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies, and passing 30, were the turning points. What women in their 40s - I am 39 - lack in gorgeousness, they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing, despite the drawbacks - thinner, drier skin.


Thandie Newton


#am #babies #despite #drawbacks #having

Sympathetic cracks. A term frequently used by architects and surveyors in terms of ageing houses. I know what they mean.


Ted Dexter


#architects #cracks #frequently #houses #i

I looked at the group of human remains that languished in the corner and smiled at them. It occurred to me that their very presence was testimony to the moral emptiness of the universe and the mechanical brutality with which it destroys the parts it no longer needs.


Carlos Ruiz Zafón


#death #nature #age






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