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Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.


Eleanor Roosevelt


#almost #begun #cooled #disappear #eager

In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.


Robert Runcie


#because #middle #middle ages #now #people

The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages of free and humane reflection: it is scholastic and proper to the Middle Ages and to Germany.


George Santayana


#belong #breed #does #free #gather

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.


William Feather


#about #being #change #ever #many

The technology that threatens to kill off books as we know them - the 'physical book,' a new phrase in our language - is also making the physical book capable of being more beautiful than books have been since the middle ages.


Art Spiegelman


#also #beautiful #been #being #book

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.


Adolf Hitler


#generals #i #knights #like #middle

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.


Lillian Gordy Carter


#age #economical #guy #keeps #lights

Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you.


Bennett Cerf


#bald #classmates #grey #middle #middle age

Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.


Ogden Nash


#home #hope #middle #middle age #night

Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera.


Mason Cooley


#hurricane #loves #middle #middle age #opera






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