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A Quote by Eubie Blake on age and life

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If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.

Eubie Blake (1883 - 1983)

Source: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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A Quote by Konrad Adenauer on age

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I do not ask to be young again; all I want is to go on getting older.

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

Source: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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A Quote by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette on age

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You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished.  To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

Source: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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A Quote by C.S. Lewis on age

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When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret.  Now that I am 50 I read them openly.  When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness.

C.S. Lewis

Source: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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A Quote by Eric Satie on age and people

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When I was young, people used to say to me: Wait until you're fifty, you'll see.  I am fifty.  I haven't seen anything.

Eric Satie

Source: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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A Quote by Simone de Beauvoir on age and life

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There is only one solution if old age is not to be an absurd parody of our former life, and that is to go on pursuing ends that give our existence a meaning - devotion to individuals, to groups or to causes, social, political, intellectual or creative work.

Simone de Beauvoir (1908 - 1986)

Source: The Coming of Age

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A Quote by Bill Clinton on age, dream, and memory

When our memories outweigh our dreams, we become old.

Bill Clinton

Source: The Best Liberal Quotes Ever: Why the Left Is Right

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A Quote by D. Elton Trueblood on age, discovery, life, people, and trees

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.

D. Elton Trueblood

Source: The Best Liberal Quotes Ever: Why the Left Is Right

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A Quote by Jessie Andrews on age, music, and people

The age of a person doesn't matter.  The sweetest music is played on the oldest violin.

Jessie Andrews

Source: The Best Liberal Quotes Ever: Why the Left Is Right

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A Quote by George Burns on age and words

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Young.  Old.  Just words.

George Burns (1896 - 1996)

Source: Pearls of Wisdom

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