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#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. 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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#3. 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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#4. 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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#5. 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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#6. 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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#7. 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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#8. 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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#9. 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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#10. 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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#11. 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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#12. 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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#13. 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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#14. 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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#15. 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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#16. 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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#17. 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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#18. Sum of life; Birth, childhood, youth, adulthood, parenthood, old age and death. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#19. 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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#20. 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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#21. 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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#22. Life biggest tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#23. 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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#24. 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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#25. 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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#26. Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#27. A wasted youth is better by far than a wise and productive old age. - Author: Meat Loaf
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#28. 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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#29. You can't be old and wise, if you were never young and crazy. - Author: Chris Brown
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#30. '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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#31. 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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#32. The young, in their innocence, are often wise and capable of teaching the old. - Author: Christopher Vogler
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#33. 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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#34. 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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#35. 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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#36. 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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#37. You see yourself as if old and wise.
I see you really miss your childhood. - Author: Toba Beta
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#38. 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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#39. 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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#40. Merlin, do you mind?' It was the King who asked me, a man as old and wise as myself; a man who could see past his own crowding problems, and guess what it might men to me, to walk in dead air where once the world had been a god-filled garden. - Author: Mary Stewart
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#41. The high temperatures and the coughing had left them with a wise look, a sometimes sly look of the old, the tired, the ones who just lay and didn't care if the sun came up, or if it went down, and stayed down. They scared me; their haunted faces took me into dreams of death. - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#42. 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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#43. I have outlived the stillborn. I have outlasted my usefulness. I have become an abysmal ocean sponge, ten millennia old, and just as wise. - Author: Logan Ryan Smith
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#44. Babies are thinking and attracting before they are speaking. Even though you are only months old in your physical body, you are a very old and wise Creator, focused in that baby's body. - Author: Esther Hicks
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#45. For if the mystery concealed of old is made manifest to the Apostles through the prophetic writings, and if the prophets, being wise men, understood what proceeded from their own mouths, then the prophets knew what was made manifest to the Apostles. - Author: Origen
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#46. As you are old and reverend, you should be wise. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#47. When I was young and bold and strong,
The right was right, the wrong was wrong.
With plume on high and flag unfurled,
I rode away to right the world.
But now I'm old - and good and bad,
Are woven in a crazy plaid.
I sit and say the world is so,
And wise is s/he who lets it go. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#48. This wise old whiskery fish swims up to three young fish and goes, 'Morning, boys, how's the water?' and swims away; and the three young fish watch him swim away and look at each other and go, 'What the fuck is water?' and swim away. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#49. We may look old and wise to the outside world. But to each other, we are still in junior school. - Author: Charlotte Gray
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#50. Some are born old maids, some achieve old maidenhood, and some have old maidenhood thrust upon them , parodied Miss Lavendar whimsically. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#51. Alas, how right the ancient saying is: We, who are old, are nothing else but noise And shape. Like mimicries of dreams we go, And have no wits, although we think us wise. - Author: Euripides
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#52. I look forward to growing old and wise and audacious. - Author: Glenda Jackson
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#53. Jane Greyson had once told me that my voice was one of the Ancients - old and wise. - Author: Millicent Ashby
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#54. Treasure the wisdom of old age.
Learn from elder people and be wise. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#55. 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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#56. Ten responsible and rational young citizens are sufficient to clean up the mess of a thousand old superstitious citizens. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#57. This author has nothing but imagination ... there are people who claim that imagination has clearer and keener eyes than a wise, old mind.
Translated from: Und Friede auf Erden, (1904) (And Peace on Earth) - Author: Karl May
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#58. Amidst the rush and confusion of modern life something old and wise is trying to catch up with us. Whereas simple knowledge tends to divide things, genuine wisdom tends to make meaningful unity possible. - Author: Michael Meade
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#59. A wise old man taught me that diplomacy is the velvet glove that cloaks the fist of power. Persuasion, not force, works best and lasts longest. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#60. An old house that had lived its life long ago and so was very quiet and wise and a little mysterious. Also a little austere, but very kind. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#61. It does not matter how old or wise you get, life is about believing and listening to your inner voice. I still believe in angels, fairies and butterflies and that keeps me smiling. Ambika - Author: Jack Canfield
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#62. It is not wise to give something old and powerful something they care about. And I am very old. - Author: Patricia Briggs
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#63. Though old and wise, yet still advise. - Author: George Herbert
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#64. We think we grow old, we grow wise and more tolerant; we just grow more lazy. - Author: John Fowles
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#65. I've always said that at the end of the day, on a legal issue, I think a wise old woman and a wise old man are going to reach the same conclusion. - Author: Sandra Day O'Connor
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#66. The puckered-up face of the newly-born child, old as the world, wise as the roots of trees. Sin was there and goodness, love, pity and horror, and even beauty for his eyes were pure violet. - Author: Mervyn Peake
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#67. He spoke with a raven's voice, old and wise and far above the cruelty of the human race. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#68. I shall conclude with a saying of Alponsus, surnamed the Wise, King of Aragon - that among so many things as are by men possessed or pursued in the course of their lives, all the rest are baubles, besides old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to converse with, and old books to read! - Author: William Temple
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#69. A witch is wise. She has earned her wisdom. She has learned to love her shadows and has grown more beautiful because of it. She has proven she can stand comfortably within her powers. She has become the true embodiment of a witch. - Author: Dacha Avelin
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#70. "The world is afflicted with death and decay, therefore the wise do not grieve, knowing the terms of the world," says an old Buddhist teaching. In other words: Get used to it. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#71. An old woman with a mutch sat in an arm-chair behind the counter. She looked up at me over her spectacles and smiled, and I took to her on the instant. She had the kind of old wise face that God loves. - Author: John Buchan
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#72. I am too young to be called wise and I am too old to be called young. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#73. 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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#74. 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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#75. Courteous Reader, Astrology is one of the most ancient Sciences, held in high esteem of old, by the Wise and the Great. Formerly, no Prince would make War or Peace, nor any General fight in Battle, in short, no important affair was undertaken without first consulting an Astrologer. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#76. But if you have so much fun, then why don't you get together more than once a month?'

She looked at me like a wise old owl and winked. 'Do something too often and it stops being special. - Author: Beth Hoffman
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#77. Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, if you've a ready mind, Where those of wit and learning, Will always find their kind. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#78. Extreme nationalism and Bolshevism have broken up the old world, a new world is in the making. It is literally true that old things are passing away; all things may become new, granted we have wise, unselfish, and determined guides. - Author: John Raleigh Mott
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#79. I didn't know how I felt, except confused and bewildered, and very, very young. And the world all about us was wise, and old, so old. - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#80. I've learned things from the sheep, and I've learned things from crystal, he thought. I can learn something from the desert, too. It seems old and wise - Author: Anonymous
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#81. In growing old, we become more foolish - and more wise. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#82. And from that day to this, the wise men of Ishana say one to another secretly, "Is it not known, and has it not been said from of old, that Ishana is ruled by an enemy?"
-Khalil Gibran - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#83. 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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#84. 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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#85. I am quite a wise old bird, but I am no desert hermit who can only prophesy when his guts are knotted with hunger. I am deep in the old man's puzzle, trying to link the wisdom of the body with the wisdom of the spirit until the two are one. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#86. When we are young we sacrifice our health for wealth. But when we become old and wise, we become willing to sacrifice every bit of our wealth for just a day of good health. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#87. The human race is just getting started ... The cerebral cortex is only a hundred thousand years old. It's still a baby, sucking teat and eating Cheerios. We might get better, maybe even wise, if we can last another thousand years. - Author: Ellen Gilchrist
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#88. Wisdom is a virtue of old age, and it seems to come only to those who, when young, were neither wise nor prudent. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#89. What audiences end up with word-wise is a hackneyed, completely derivative copy of old Hollywood romances, a movie that reeks of phoniness and lacks even minimal originality. - Author: Kenneth Turan
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#90. 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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#91. For the wise men of old, the cardinal problem of human life was how to conform the soul to objective reality, and the solution was wisdom, self-discipline, and virtue. For the modern, the cardinal problem is how to conform reality to the wishes of man, and the solution is a technique. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#92. In science, the old men are usually wrong. But in politics, the old men are wise, counsel caution, and in the end are often right. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#93. Nothing gives a sadder sense of decay than this loss or suspension of the power to deal with unaccustomed things, and to keep up with the swiftness of the passing moment. [Speaking of self-posed isolation in old age.] - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#94. Ghurman was a wise Jinni who was more than three hundred years old, and had a long history with Humans. - Author: Ibraheem Abbas
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#95. He was old and wise, which meant tired and disappointed ... - Author: T.E. Lawrence
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#96. Old white people have pretty much always been the bad guys, the keepers of the hegemonic and reactionary flame, the folks unwilling to share the category of American with others on equal terms. - Author: Tim Wise
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#97. When we looked at the life cycle in our 40s, we looked to old people for wisdom. At 80, though, we look at other 80-year-olds to see who got wise and who not. Lots of old people don't get wise, but you don't get wise unless you age. - Author: Erik Erikson
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#98. A wise man knows; learn from others, never get complacent and know where the classic old dangers come from. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#99. The first American ancestor of our name was a younger son of these old Devonshire people, and came to the Virginia colony in the reign of Charles the First. - Author: John Sergeant Wise
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#100. the people grew tired of this little gossip. Fathers looked at their children and thought: "They are not learning much. What will make them brave and wise? What will teach them to love their country and old Norway? Will not the stories of battles, of brave deeds, of mighty men, do this? - Author: Jennie Hall
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