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Age Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about age
  1. #1
    “No, that is the great fallacy, the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.”
  2. #2
    “After a certain age, time just drizzles down upon your head like rain in the month of March: you’re always surprised at how much of it can accumulate, and how fast.”
  3. #3
    “What degradation lay in being young.”
  4. #4
    ″‘I am old, Gandalf. I don’t look it, but I am beginning to feel it in my heart of hearts. Well-preserved indeed!’ he snorted. ‘Why, I feel all thin, sort of stretched, if you know what I mean: like butter that has been scraped over too much bread. That can’t be right. I need a change, or something.‘”
  5. #5
    “Why do old men wake so early? Is it to have one longer day?”
  6. #6
    “Even we, who were boys but a short while ago, cannot escape the inexorable progress of time. So the generations pass, and soon it will be our turn to send our children out into the land to do the work that needs to be done.”
  7. #7
    “At my age, I should not be afraid of anything—certainly not my own past.”
  8. #8
    “The answer is logic. Or, to put it another way, the ability to reason analytically. Applied properly, it can overcome any lack of wisdom, which one only gains through age and experience.”
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