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William Whitehead Quote of the Day

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Of an old tale which every schoolboy knows.
- William Whitehead

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis PHOTO

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

 

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb PHOTO

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln


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The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel PHOTO

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
- Henry David Thoreau

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving
for my friends, the old and the new.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions,
slowly eroding old barriers,
quietly building new structures.
- John F. Kennedy

Forgiveness ... is the finishing of old business
that allows us to experience the present,
free of contamination from the past.
- Joan Borysenko

An old friend will help you move.
A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- old proverb often attributed to David Lloyd George

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Every generation laughs at the old fashions,
but follows religiously the new.
- Henry David Thoreau

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

Forgiveness is the cleansing fire
that burns away old regrets and resentments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best mirror is an old friend.
- Proverb

It is one of the blessings of old friends
that you can afford to be stupid with them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

Old age is a shipwreck.
- Charles de Gaulle

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing.
It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage,
but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
- Confucius

I want to get old gracefully.
I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and
be an example to my children.
- Sting

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old
age than into helping them enjoy it.
- Frank Howard Clark

Old friends pass away, new friends appear.
It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives.
The important thing is to make it meaningful:
a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

My coat and I live comfortably together.
It has assumed all my wrinkles, does not hurt me anywhere,
has moulded itself on my deformities,
and is complacent to all my movements,
and I only feel its presence because it keeps me warm.
Old coats and old friends are the same thing.
- Victor Hugo

You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake.
It's like, 'See if you can blow this out.'
- Jerry Seinfeld

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
- Satchel Paige

In youth the days are short and the years are long.
In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI

While one finds company in himself and his pursuits,
he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker,
you are still a dreamer, and will one time know,
and feel, that your life is but a dream.
- Donald G. Mitchell

Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me.
- William Jerome

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
- Mary Schmich

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth,
but a reproach to old age.
- Aristotle

Inside every working anarchy, there's an Old Boy Network.
- Mitchell Kapor

I don't think business news is just for old white men with money.
- Neil Cavuto

A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age;
he dies of being a man.
- Miguel de Unamuno

Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building.
- John Osborne

I will never be an old man.
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Francis Bacon

Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise
in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
- James Thurber

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

I'm too old-fashioned to use a computer.
I'm too old-fashioned to use a quill.
- Christopher Plummer

Those who love deeply never grow old;
they may die of old age,
but they die young.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

To be seventy years young is sometimes
far more cheerful and hopeful
than to be forty years old.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm.
Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
- Golda Meir


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