Time as he grows old teaches all things.
The wise man does not grow old, but ripens.
I would fain grow old learning many things.
There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.
But time growing old teaches all things.
Give me a young man in whom there is something of the old, and an old man with something of the young: guided so, a man may grow old in body, but never in mind.
I've always said I want a farmer, not a hunter. Hunters go for the kill and they move on. A farmer nurtures; he watches things grow.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
A man growing old becomes a child again.
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.
You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.
The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.
Man is the measure of all things.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
You was a good man, and did good things.
A warrior knows that he is only a man. His only regret is that his life is so short that he can't grab onto all the things he would like to. But for him, this is not an issue; it's only a pity.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
I think the new spirituality will be a spirituality that's not based on a particular dogma. And that steps away from the old spiritual paradigm that we have created on this planet, which comes from a thought that there is such a thing as being better.
Tis a dainty thing to command, though twere but a flock of sheep.
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick, unless soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.