How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
But, I would say when I was four years old and I was at the Alan King Tennis Tournament and I was hitting with all the pros that would come to town. They would get me on the court or take notice and that stayed with me.
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence, and nothing too much.
Not even old age knows how to love death.
There are lots of wonderful old Italian actors. You don't need to take an Egyptian to play an Italian actor.
Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.
Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish.
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
Avarice, in old age, is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end?
Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.
I mean, I'm 48 years old and I've been through a lot in my life - you know, loss, whether it be death, illness, separation. I mean, the failed expectations... We all have dreams.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.