To Be Old And Wise Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 72 To Be Old And Wise Quotes

#1. Whenever you get an appetite, you feed yourself. Therefore, fill your belly on wisdom of things old and new. Only swallow the truth, less you choke on the lies. - Author: Amaka Imani Nkosazana
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#2. You're never too old to make a fool of yourself - Author: Michael Perkins
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#3. And Jasmine, royal princess and daughter of the sultan..." the little old religious man trailed off, confused. "I'm sorry, daughter. I don't remember all of your names. Rose of Agrabah? Twice Great-Granddaughter of Elisheba the Wise?"
"I think it was Elisheba," Jasmine said thoughtfully. - Author: Liz Braswell
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#4. A man can be old and a fool
many are
a man can be young and wise
few are - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#5. Morgause laughed as she mounted her horse with some help from a footman. "I see through your protests, Merlin. You are quite amorous of me, I know it." Merlin looked like he swallowed a frog. "Lady," he said. "Wise, old lady. Please depart lest I be forced to help you depart. - Author: K.M. Shea
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#6. when a culture needs wise spiritual guidance the most, all it gets from religious leaders is anxious condemnation and critique, along with a big dose of nostalgia for the lost golden age of the good old days. We - Author: Brian McLaren
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#7. I am old enough to enjoy a bit of nostalgia, but wise enough to know that there haven't been any "good ol' days" since Eden (the garden, not the prime minister). - Author: Ron Brackin
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#8. A young fellow ought to be wiser than he should seem to be; and an old fellow ought to seem wise whether he really be so or not. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#9. I fancy that the spirit of old Tom Hossie, wise with age and vastly weary of the labor and troublous delights of life, hungered and thirsted for death. - Author: Jack Williamson
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#10. The dream is possible at any age. Go live your dream. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#11. Don't long for "the good old days." This is not wise. - Author: Anonymous
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#12. It is harrowing for me to try to teach 20-year-old students, who earnestly want to improve their writing. The best I can think to tell them is: Quit smoking, and observe posted speed limits. This will improve your odds of getting old enough to be wise - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#13. The land of fairy, where nobody gets old and godly and grave, where nobody gets old and crafty and wise, where nobody gets old and bitter of tongue - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#14. And indeed there is little opportunity for the old and poor to sin, except to doubt God's goodness, and if God cannot understand why we doubt that, then he is not as wise as his priests think, heh heh heh ... - Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
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#15. Once we were young, now we are adult. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#16. The wise man knoweth where to stop, as he runneth in the race of fortune, For experience of old hath taught him, that happiness lingered midway; And many in hot pursuit have hasted to the goal of wealth, But have lost, as they ran, those apples of gold
the mind and the power to enjoy it. - Author: Martin Farquhar Tupper
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#17. Whether they be old or young, rich or poor, high or low, wise or foolish, ignorant or learned, every individual is seen to be strongly actuated by a desire to be seen, heard, talked of, approved and respected ... a passion for distinction. - Author: John Adams
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#18. Indeed," Fowler answered. He turned and looked at Tony critically. "I say, old man, but you're not much older than that German kid."
Yeah," Tony grinned. "But I'm from Texas and meaner than a junkyard bulldog. Makes a difference, you know. - Author: Robert L. Wise
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#19. My daughter loves stories about my childhood, and we both love discussing women's issues. She's a wise and mature ten-year-old. - Author: Jeffrey Zeldman
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#20. I am twenty years old. To a world-wise adult, I am little more than a child. To any child, however, I am old enough to be distrusted, to be excluded forever from the magical community of the short and beardless. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#21. A famously wise old man in a village was once asked how he came by his wisdom. "I got it from my good judgment," he answered. And where did his good judgment come from? "I got it from my bad judgment." - Author: Sydney J. Harris
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#22. If you can't participate in someone else's good fortune and show them love. How can you get offended when they don't partake in yours. Good fortunes are made to be enjoyed. Like a old wise pimp will say "Don't hate, participate. - Author: J. Wrice Sr.
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#23. It would be a good thing if young people were wise and old people were strong, but God has arranged things better. - Author: Martin Luther
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#24. Sum of life; Birth, childhood, youth, adulthood, parenthood, old age and death. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#25. Marriage is a mystery that one would be wise not to solve too hastily.
Marve De Jong, Love And Other Follies Of The Great Families Of Old New York - Author: Anna Godbersen
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#26. It's just a logical guess that they are very very wise to put someone from the old series in it, and if you had to choose, it would be a very difficult decision. - Author: Andreas Katsulas
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#27. Our lady the Common Law is a very wise old lady though she still has something to learn in telling what she knows. - Author: Frederick Pollock
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#28. No one survives in times of war unless they make war their home. How did I get so old and wise, but for welcoming war into my house and making friends with him? Better to befriend the enemy and hang on. Something worse might come along, which might be amusing or might not. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#29. Life biggest tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#30. There's an old saying that a wise man is someone who doesn't grieve for the things which he doesn't have but is grateful for the good things that he does have. - Author: James Bowen
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#31. Oh, Gilbert, don't let's ever grow too old and wise... no, not too old and silly for fairyland. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#32. Tis well to be merry and wise,
'Tis well to be honest and true;
It is best to be off with the old love,
Before you are on with the new. - Author: Charles Robert Maturin
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#33. She marking them begins a wailing note And sings extemporally a woeful ditty How love makes young men thrall and old men dote How love is wise in folly, foolish-witty Her heavy anthem still concludes in woe, And still the choir of echoes answer so. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#34. Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#35. A wasted youth is better by far than a wise and productive old age. - Author: Meat Loaf
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#36. There are three things against which the wise man guards: lust when young, quarrels when strong, and covetousness when old. - Author: Confucius
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#37. You can't be old and wise, if you were never young and crazy. - Author: Chris Brown
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#38. I saw only the reality of his destiny, which he had known
how to follow with unfaltering footsteps, that life begun in humble
surroundings, rich in generous enthusiasms, in friendship, love, war
in
all the exalted elements of romance. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#39. Every past used to be a future once upon a time - Author: Munia Khan
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#40. Compassionate the mountains rise
Dim with the wistful dimness of old eyes
That, having looked on life time out of mind,
Know that the simple gift of being kind
Is greater than all the wisdom of the wise. - Author: DuBose Heyward
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#41. 'God himself cannot exist without wise men' - Luther said, and was right. But 'God can exist even less without unwise men' - that good old Luther did not say. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#42. A wise man of Old Earth had once claimed that science would destroy mankind, not through its weapons of mass destruction, but through finally proving that there was no god. - Author: Graham McNeill
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#43. This was a freedom essential to the health even of a character so little susceptible of morbid influences as that of Phoebe. The old house [with dry rot in its structure and perhaps also in its inhabitants]; ... it was not good to breathe no other atmosphere that that. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#44. The young, in their innocence, are often wise and capable of teaching the old. - Author: Christopher Vogler
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#45. It is always wise, particularly in the beginning, to balance your new intuitive and psychic understandings with good old common sense. A good psychic perception follows your common sense. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#46. I write almost always in the third person, and I don't think the narrator is male or female anyway. They're both, and young and old, and wise and silly, and sceptical and credulous, and innocent and experienced, all at once. Narrators are not even human - they're sprites. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#47. I am old, yet I look at wise men and see that I am very young. I look over those stars yonder, and into the myriads of the aspirant and ordered souls, and see I am a stranger and a youth and have yet my spurs to win. Too ridiculous are these airs of age. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#48. The glory of the age is beauty of grayhair. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#49. we can become not just old but wise. - Author: Anonymous
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#50. There is no such thing as the old age of the wise. - Author: Sophocles
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#51. When I was young, I admired old people.
Now that I'm old, I admire wise people.
When I was a youth, I admired strong people.
Now that I'm old, I admire meek people.
When I was an adult, I admired wealthy people.
Now that I'm old, I admire happy people. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#52. You know that just before that first Thanksgiving dinner there was one wise, old Native American woman saying, Don't feed them. If you feed them, they'll never leave. - Author: Dylan Brody
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#53. Sir Wystan," Ryla stated. "You have come. Is the danger quite near?"
"Not yet, little one, but it is always wise to be several steps ahead of it," the old knight said gently. - Author: Kate Willis
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#54. The Canarsie People said the knowing belongs to the old and wise, but the unfolding is in the keeping of the young. The old prevent the young from straying off the path of wisdom. The young yearn after the path of dreams. Between the two there is truth. - Author: Beverly Swerling
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#55. You see yourself as if old and wise.
I see you really miss your childhood. - Author: Toba Beta
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#56. In any case, the most lively young people become the best old people, not those who pretend to be as wise as grandfathers while they are still at school. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#57. But I think I have done right to save the vision in this way, even though I may die sooner because I did it; for I know the meaning of the vision is wise and beautiful and good; and you can see that I am only a pitiful old man after all. - Author: Black Elk
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#58. A wise, joyous bookit unfolds the knowledge and the beauty of the two lives it embraces-old wisdom and young discover, intertwining like vines. - Author: Rex Reed
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#59. Old soul cries through the tears of a newborn - Author: Munia Khan
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#60. A very wise old teacher once said: I consider a day's teaching wasted if we do not all have one hearty laugh. - Author: Gilbert Highet
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#61. Eugene looked with passionate devotion at that grand old head, calm, wise and comforting. In a moment of vision, he saw that, for him, here was the last of those giants to whom we give the faith of our youth, believing like children that the riddle of our lives may be solved by their quiet judgment. - Author: Thomas Wolfe
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#62. Write on your doors the saying wise and old,
"Be bold! be bold!" and everywhere
"Be bold;
Be not too bold!" Yet better the excess
Than the defect; better the more than less;
Better like Hector in the field to die,
Than like a perfumed Paris turn and fly, - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#63. I am too young to be called wise and I am too old to be called young. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#64. There is not a better day in the world to be spent than with a lot of wise old cowmen around barbecued beef, black coffee and good free holy beans. - Author: Will Rogers
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#65. And I wasn't old enough to be wise, so I loved her more, not less, because I knew she would be taken from me soon. - Author: Naomi Novik
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#66. It comes back to the old question: How can the Bible be so wise in some places and so barbaric in others? And why should we put any faith in a book that includes such brutality? - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#67. You know, back in the old days adults were respected because of how wise they were, and people went to them to help settle disputes. Nowadays it's a whole different world, and half the time I wonder if grown-ups should really be in charge. - Author: Jeff Kinney
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#68. Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness; and reverence towards the Gods must be inviolate. Great words of prideful men are ever punished with great blows, and, in old age, teach the chastened to be wise. - Author: Sophocles
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#69. Better be an old maid, a woman with herself as a husband, than the wife of a fool; and Solomon more than hints that all men are fools; and every wise man knows himself to be one. - Author: Herman Melville
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#70. It is evil," the Old Wise One said. "For very long we have walked carefree in the only paradise. It would be better if all here were to die." The last Shadow child said firmly, "Nothing is worse than that I should die," and something that had wrapped the world was gone. - Author: Gene Wolfe
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#71. His eyes were as green and curious as the eyes of a tomcat who is old enough to be wise but not old enough to have lost that refined sense of cruelty which passes for fun in feline circles. - Author: Stephen King
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#72. He remembered Bertolt Brecht: I would also like to be wise. In the old books it says what wisdom is: To shun the strife of the world and to live out Your brief time without fear All this I cannot do. - Author: Madeleine Thien
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