“Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.”

— Tacitus —

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“After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.”

— Bette Midler —

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“We were really grown up for our age and it was an incredible special band.”

— Joan Jett —

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“You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.”

— Pearl S. Buck —

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“Adolescence: a stage between infancy and adultery.”

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“It is not well to make great changes in old age.”

— Charles Spurgeon —

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“If you’re extremely, painfully frightened of age, it shows.”

— Jeanne Moreau —

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“Old age is a special problem for me because I’ve never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself – a lad of about 19.”

— E. B. White —

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“The whole business of marshaling one’s energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.”

— Hume Cronyn —

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