In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose.
I came to water late. I learned to swim at the age of 20.
Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.
The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.
I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave.
I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.
We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
Maybe it is something to do with age, but I have become fonder of poetry than of prose.
We're saying no changes for Medicare for people above the age of 55. And in order to keep the promise to current seniors who've already retired and organized their lives around this program, you have to reform it for the next generation.
In passing, we should note this curious mark of our own age: the only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute.
You know how to tell when you're getting old? When your broad mind changes places with your narrow waist.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
Old age is just a record of one's whole life.
Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
What goes on in Europe concerns us greatly because, if Europe comes apart, the E.U. comes apart, then you're going to have enormous impact on America, that's a very big trading partner of ours, and people own securities around the world in this day and age.
My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely.
We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest.
I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14... I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport. I coached the sport until I was 47. I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the discipline I have to write.
I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.
The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant, seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me.
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