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#elderly

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #elderly




I don't think films about elderly people have been made very much.


Maggie Smith


#been #elderly #films #i #made

It's true I don't tolerate fools but then they don't tolerate me, so I am spiky. Maybe that's why I'm quite good at playing spiky elderly ladies.


Maggie Smith


#elderly #fools #good #i #i am

Life expectancy in many parts of Africa can be something around the age of thirty five to thirty eight. I mean you're very fortunate if you live to that age. In fact when I went to Uganda for the first time one of the things that occurred to me was that I saw very few elderly people.


Annie Lennox


#age #around #eight #elderly #expectancy

She had to live in this bright, red gabled house with the nurse until it was time for her to die... I thought how little we know about the feelings of old people. Children we understand, their fears and hopes and make-believe.


Daphne du Maurier


#elderly #youth #age

I asked him if it were a mirage, and he said yes. I said it was a dream, and he agreed, But said it was the desert's dream not his. And he told me that in a year or so, when he had aged enough for any man, then he would walk into the wind, until he saw the tents. This time, he said, he would go on with them.


Neil Gaiman


#desert #elderly #mirage #age

A century ago, life screwed that poor man and me because we were too young, and now they want to do the same thing because we are too old.


Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez


#life #love #love-affairs #lovers #old-age

But I was awake, sitting by the window looking down at the trailer and Mr. Zoltan's truck. I could not sleep. That is how it is with folks my age. We take naps during the day, and then we cannot sleep at night. I think that it is because God is getting us ready for the grave. Is that right? Did He ever tell you? ("The Little Stranger")


Gene Wolfe


#death #elderly #grave #sleep #age

Anything that we can do to improve the lives of elderly people is welcome so far as I am concerned.


Judi Dench


#anything #concerned #elderly #far #i

In fact, Social Security is the only source of income nationwide for 29 percent of unmarried elderly women.


Ginny B. Waite


#fact #in fact #income #nationwide #only

I had real plans for my next decade and felt I'd worked hard enough to earn it. Will I really not live to see my children married? To watch the World Trade Center rise again? To read - if not indeed write - the obituaries of elderly villains like Henry Kissinger and Joseph Ratzinger?


Christopher Hitchens


#center #children #decade #earn #elderly






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