Quotes of Elder

“ To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. ”

- Bernard Baruch

“ The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction, and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction. You can't blame anybody for it. ”

- Dido Armstrong

“ One of the oldest human needs is having someone wonder where you are when you don't come home at night. ”

- Margaret Mead

“ As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Older women are best, because they always think they may be doing it for the last time. ”

- Ian Fleming

“ Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it. ”

- Unknown

“ It is irresponsible to set an arbitrary cap on how much therapy a Medicare beneficiary can receive. It ignores the health needs of our senior population - especially the oldest and sickest. ”

- John Ensign

“ A terrible vanity, really, but as you get older. ”

- Simon Schama

“ In a year's time, he's a year older. ”

- Bobby Robson

“ I'm the oldest antique in town. ”

- Norman Rockwell

“ The older you get, the more you learn. ”

- Martina Hingis

“ The older I get, the more I realize the importance of exercising the various dimensions of my body, soul, mind and heart. Taken together, these aspects give me a sense of wholeness. I want to be a whole human being rather than one who limps on one leg because I don't know how to use all of my parts… ”

- Robert Fulghum

“ If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ I was always taught to respect my elders and I've now reached the age when I don't have anybody to respect. ”

- George Burns

“ An endeavor to please elders is at the bottom of high marks and mediocre careers. ”

- John Jay Chapman

“ Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. ”

- James Baldwin

“ For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders. ”

- Margaret Mead

“ Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency. ”

- John Updike

“ Someone praising a man for his foolhardy bravery, Cato, the elder, said, "There is a wide difference between true courage and a mere contempt of life.". ”

- Plutarch

“ The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders. ”

- Francis Scott Fitzgerald

“ Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock. ”

- Ben Lindsey

“ Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ I conceive there lies a clear rule in Titus that the elder women should instruct the younger and then I must have a time wherein I must do it. ”

- Anne Hutchinson

“ You are our dearly beloved brothers, and in a certain way, it could be said that you are our elder brothers. ”

- Pope John Paul II

“ Good manners and respecting your elders, a sense of community, holding a conversation at a social event - that's how I grew up. ”

- Carly Pope

“ If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. ”

- Abraham Sutzkever

“ If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. ”

- Tom Stoppard

“ The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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