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?
Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.
We have to stop the propaganda, the shameful propaganda used by Kremlin to rehabilitate these old types.
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
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.
Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live.
Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!
Nevertheless, whether in occurrences lasting days, hours or mere minutes at a time, I have experienced happiness often, and have had brief encounters with it in my later years, even in old age.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
One of my assistants found this old German machine. It was originally used to make underwear. Like Chanel, who started with underwear fabric - jerseys - we used the machine that made underwear to make something else.
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
The voluntary approach to corporate social responsibility has failed in many cases.
None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.
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 was nine years old when I made up my mind that that was what I definitely wanted to do.
I've always wanted to be a spy, and frankly I'm a little surprised that British intelligence has never approached me.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
The old boy network is still very strong and very true. Just look at the stock exchange and how many men and women are there. It is still very much run by men.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.