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After all, most of us have lived lives based on commitments made without any way of knowing where they would lead. The uncertainty is an essential element in commitment, the acceptance of consequences an essential element in fidelity. [p. 80]
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... active wisdom--an entire cohort with something new to offer to the world as years of experience combined with continuing health. [p. 52]
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Sorting gets harder as time goes on--it requires a sort of ruthless decisiveness, while indecision results in endless dithering. Five moves, they say, equal a fire. But those who haven't moved may begin to need a fire. [p. 38]
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... as we age we have not only to readdress earlier developmental crises but also somehow to find the way to three affirmations that may seem to conflict. ... We have to affirm our own life. We have to affirm our own death. And we have to affirm love, both given and received. [p. 88]
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It's all about being in control of myself as an older woman who lives alone, and it's all about how I am going to do what I have to do to be as strong as I can be and be confident that I can do what I need to do as an older person. [p. 62]
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Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter
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She looks like a very young old person, or a very old young person; but then, she's looked that way ever since she was two.
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A writer's age at the time of a work's composition is never irrelevant.
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William Shakespeare: You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.
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Sorry. I get attacks of quotitis every once in a while. It's a very rare disease with no cure. It usually attacks older people, and here i am afflicted with it at my tender age.
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A lady is as young as the gentleman she feels," said Roy and cackled happily.
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If you believe getting close to being 50 is bad... wait to see how one feels when getting far crom that age
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I was tired of seeing the Graces always depicted as beautiful young things. I think wisdom comes with age and life and pain. And knowing what matters.
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I do not think much of ages. People are people. What does it matter how old or young they are? It is a category, and I do not like categories. It is a sort of pigeonhole or a label.
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You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older.
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Life is all but a dream we will soon wake up to and be 7 years old again
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Childhood isn't just those years. It's also the opinions you form about them afterward. That's why our childhoods are so long.
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When people talk about the good old days, I say to people, 'It's not the days that are old, it's you that's old.' I hate the good old days. What is important is that today is good.
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The young accept the extraordinary as normal because they do not compare their lives with those of others when everyone is like them.
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Though why should we expect age to mellow us? If it isn't life's business to reward merit, why should it be life's business to give us warm, comfortable feelings towards its end? What possible evolutionary purpose could nostalgia serve?
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Later on in life, you expect a bit of rest, don't you? You think you deserve it. I did, anyway. But then you begin to understand that the reward of merit is not life's business.
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