Business Quotes

Business Quotes

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Theodore Isaac Rubin

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
Benjamin Franklin

He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
Edgar R. Fiedler

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Thomas A. Edison

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Charles Kettering

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.
Winston Churchill

I buy when other people are selling.
J. Paul Getty

I don't think meals have any business being deductible. I'm for separation of calories and corporations.
Ralph Nader

I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
John Cleese

I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
Tiger Woods

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
Edward Appleton

I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
Henry David Thoreau

I want to put a ding in the universe.
Steve Jobs

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.
Jennifer Aniston

I'm not a driven businessman, but a driven artist. I never think about money. Beautiful things make money.
Lord Acton

If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
George Bernard Shaw

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
Jane Fonda

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Abraham Lincoln

If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun. When that happens I tell myself just to go out and play as I did when I was a kid.
Thomas J. Watson


Business Quotes

Business Quotes

Carpe per diem - seize the check.
Robin Williams

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.
Ambrose Bierce

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
Evan Esar

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
Evan Esar

Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.
Gary Ryan Blair

Do not trust people. They are capable of greatness.
Stanislaw Lem

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Will Rogers

Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.
Colin Powell

Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
Howard Aiken

Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body - the producers and consumers themselves.
Herbert Hoover

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Stephen Covey

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Napoleon Hill

Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.
Andy Warhol

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
Robert Orben

Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth, down an eighth -it's like playing a slot machine. I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.
Ted Turner

Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
Henry Ward Beecher

Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet.
Robert H. Schuller

For a lot of people, the weekly paycheck is "take-home pay" because home is the only place they can afford to go with it.
Charles A. Jaffe

Government in the U.S. today is a senior partner in every business in the country.
Norman Cousins


Business Quotes

A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
William Feather

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
Henry Ford

A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships.
Stephen Covey

About the time we can make the ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
Herbert Hoover

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
Al Boliska

All lasting business is built on friendship.
Alfred A. Montapert

Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures.
Tom Peters

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
Fred Allen

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
Laurence J. Peter

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.
Will Rogers

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
Andrew Carnegie

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
Tim Berners-Lee

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
John Greenleaf Whittier

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers - six if one went to Harvard.
Edgar R. Fiedler

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Thomas Carlyle

Business is a combination of war and sport.
Andre Maurois

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry R. Luce

Business, that's easily defined - it's other people's money.
Peter Drucker

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
Stanislaw Lem


Art Quotes

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
Jonathan Swift

Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
Arthur Erickson

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.
Pablo Picasso

We have art in order not to die of the truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
John Updike

What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
W. H. Auden

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
Paul Cezanne

When I make art, I think about its ability to connect with others, to bring them into the process.
Jim Hodges

When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
Robert Mapplethorpe

When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration.
Edward Steichen

Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
George Bernard Shaw

Without freedom, no art; art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others.
Albert Camus

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
Winston Churchill

Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
E. M. Forster

You don't take a photograph, you make it.
Ansel Adams

You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
William Blake


Art Quotes

Art Quotes

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
Theodor Adorno

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.

The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
Carl Rogers

The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts.
Henry Miller

The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
Elia Kazan

There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.
Ansel Adams

There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.
Ansel Adams

Things are beautiful if you love them.
Jean Anouilh

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Henry David Thoreau

Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
Henri Matisse

To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Henry David Thoreau

To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
Alexander Calder

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
E. M. Forster

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
Robert Schumann

Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.

True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
Albert Einstein

Trying to force creativity is never good.
Sarah McLachlan

Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
Fran Lebowitz


Art Quotes

Art Quotes

Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
Dorothea Lange

Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
William Wordsworth

Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.
Arthur Erickson

Rules and models destroy genius and art.
William Hazlitt

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Alexander Pope

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
Francis Bacon

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso

That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind.
James Taylor

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.
William Faulkner

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Walt Whitman

The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Pablo Picasso

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
Emile Zola

The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.
Cyril Connolly

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
Eugene Delacroix

The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.
Paul Strand

The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
Hendrik Willem Van Loon

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Paul Cezanne

The beginning is the most important part of the work.

The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
Dale Carnegie

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
Abraham Lincoln

The history of art is the history of revivals.
Samuel Butler

The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
Paul Gauguin

The mediator of the inexpressible is the work of art.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
David Hockney

The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract.
Ellen Key

The most profound things are inexpressible.
Jenny Holzer

The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
Ansel Adams

The object of art is to give life a shape.
William Shakespeare

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
Marcus Fabius Quintilian

The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
Jerzy Kosinski

The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.
Jerzy Kosinski

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Pablo Picasso

The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
Gustav Mahler

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
Elbert Hubbard


Art Quotes

Art Quotes
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher

Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every artist writes his own autobiography.
Henry Ellis

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picasso

Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
Isaac Bashevis Singer

Every good painter paints what he is.
Jackson Pollock

Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
Edward Steichen

Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
W. Somerset Maugham

Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
Louis Kahn

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Francis Bacon

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
John Ruskin

Give me a museum and I'll fill it.
Pablo Picasso

Great art picks up where nature ends.
Marc Chagall

I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.
Bette Midler

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.
Auguste Rodin

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
Helen Hayes

I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things.
Henri Matisse

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing.
Francis Ford Coppola

I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
Georgia O'Keeffe

I have been no more than a medium, as it were.
Henri Matisse

I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
Roy Lichtenstein

I paint with shapes.
Alexander Calder

I think an artist's responsibility is more complex than people realize.
Jodie Foster

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
Andy Warhol

I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
Barbra Streisand

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
Honore de Balzac

If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Anais Nin

If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Vincent Van Gogh

Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal.
Lionel Trilling

In art as in love, instinct is enough.
Anatole France

In art the best is good enough.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
Henry Moore

It is only after years of preparation that the young artist should touch color - not color used descriptively, that is, but as a means of personal expression.
Henri Matisse

It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art.
Oscar Wilde

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
Igor Stravinsky

Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
Oscar Wilde

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
John Ciardi

Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.
Franz Liszt

My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
Tadao Ando

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.
Clara Schumann

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw, the more of it I wanted to see.
Paul Getty

My mother said to me, "If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope." Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Pablo Picasso

My painting does not come from the easel.
Jackson Pollock

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
Oscar Wilde

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
Theodore Bikel

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
Ansel Adams

Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
Gustave Flaubert

Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.
Joan Rivers

Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
Salvador Dali

Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.
Edgar Degas

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic.
Ambrose Bierce

Personality is everything in art and poetry.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
Ambrose Bierce

Photography is a major force in explaining man to man.
Edward Steichen


Art Quotes

Art Quotes
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
Hedy Lamarr

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
George Edward Moore

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
Albert Camus

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

A picture is a poem without words.

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A picture must possess a real power to generate light and for a long time now I've been conscious of expressing myself through light or rather in light.
Henri Matisse

A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
Henry Moore

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
Oscar Wilde

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
Gertrude Stein

Abstract art is a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Al Capp

Abstract Art: A product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
Albert Camus

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
Marshall McLuhan

All art is but imitation of nature.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
John Ruskin

All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
Oscar Wilde

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
Charles Horton Cooley

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
George Santayana

An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
Henry Miller

An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.
Edgard Varese

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
Andy Warhol

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Paul Valery

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
Frank Gehry

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
Andre Gide

Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms.
Roy Lichtenstein

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
Thomas Merton

Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
Robert Delaunay

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.
Andre Gide

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
Kahlil Gibran

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers... What we call art is a game.
Octavio Paz

Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
Paul Gauguin

Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
Theodor Adorno

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
Henry A. Kissinger

Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
John Ruskin

Art is not a thing; it is a way.
Elbert Hubbard

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
Harry S. Truman

Art is science made clear.
Wilson Mizner

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
Kary Mullis

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
Amy Lowell

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.
Oscar Wilde

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
Twyla Tharp

Art is the proper task of life.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
Friedrich Schiller

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
Theodore Dreiser

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
Jean Cocteau

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Pablo Picasso

Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
Stephen Sondheim

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Artists don't make objects. Artists make mythologies.
Anish Kapoor

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Gustave Flaubert

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
Jean Rostand

By the work one knows the workman.
Jean de La Fontaine

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Scott Adams

Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
Tom Wolfe

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Henri Matisse

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
Salvador Dali

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
Carroll O'Connor


Anger Quotes

Anger Quotes

Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
James Fallows

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
Mohandas Gandhi

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
George Eliot

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Albert Einstein

Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before - it takes something from him.
Louis L'Amour

Anger is a short madness.

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert Green Ingersoll

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Mark Twain

Anger is one of the sinews of the soul.
Thomas Fuller

Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Maya Angelou

Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
Willard Gaylin

Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts.

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Get mad, then get over it.
Colin Powell

He who angers you conquers you.
Elizabeth Kenny

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
William Congreve

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
Marcus Aurelius

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
Sydney J. Harris

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
Daniel Webster

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
James Thurber

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
Mohandas Gandhi

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Phyllis Diller

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
George Jean Nathan

One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
William Butler Yeats

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Ambrose Bierce

The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough.
Bede Jarrett

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Benjamin Franklin

When anger rises, think of the consequences.

When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
Mark Twain


Age Quotes

Age Quotes

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
Dwight L. Moody

So people think I'm lying about my age all the time? It's the records that are wrong. I've never told anyone how old I am. The minute they ask me, I say 'That's none of your business.' So that means I've never once lied about my age. Now that's true!
Calista Flockhart

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
Doug Larson

The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
Leon Edel

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
Logan P. Smith

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
Doris Lessing

The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer.
Joan Collins

The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
Doris Day

The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.
Bob Wells

The trick is growing up without growing old.
Casey Stengel

The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.
Bill Vaughan

The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
Hume Cronyn

The wonderful world of home appliances now makes it possible to cook indoors with charcoal and outdoors with gas.
Bill Vaughan

There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.
Mignon McLaughlin

There is still no cure for the common birthday.
John Glenn

There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
Fay Weldon

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Amos Bronson Alcott

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
John Burroughs

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.
Alan Bleasdale

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Kurt Vonnegut

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.
J. B. Priestley

We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
Pearl S. Buck

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.
Frank Howard Clark

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
Sinclair Lewis

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
Muriel Spark

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
Victor Hugo

When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
Friedrich Nietzsche

When you become senile, you won't know it.
Bill Cosby

While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
Amos Bronson Alcott

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
Mark Twain

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
George Burns

You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.
Judith Viorst

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Bob Hope

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
Harrison Ford

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Stanislaw Lec

Youth is wasted on the young.
George Bernard Shaw

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
Bill Vaughan

Age Quotes

Age Quotes

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
Jules Feiffer

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.
Harold Coffin

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Don Marquis

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Bob Hope

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
Doris Day

Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
Bill Vaughan

Muscles come and go; flab lasts.
Bill Vaughan

No man is ever old enough to know better.
Holbrook Jackson

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Samuel Ullman

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
Henry David Thoreau

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.
Ira Gershwin

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
Emily Dickinson

Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Old age is a shipwreck.
Charles de Gaulle

Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
Louis Kronenberger

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
Golda Meir

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
Theodore Roosevelt

Old age is no place for sissies.
Bette Davis

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
James Thurber

Age Quotes

Age Quotes 2
He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled.
Gene Fowler

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
C. S. Lewis

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
Satchel Paige

I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.
Liv Tyler

I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
T. S. Eliot

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Bob Hope

I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work.
William Ernest Hocking

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
Lauren Bacall

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Francis Bacon

I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
Henri Frederic Amiel

I've been cushioned against having to work, with Rocky's continual bounty.
Richard O'Brien

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.
Knut Hamsun

In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.
Pope Paul VI

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
Beverly Sills

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Sam Ewing

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
Brigitte Bardot

It takes a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Truman Capote

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
Bill Cosby

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
Mary Schmich

Age Quotes

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
Maurice Chevalier

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
Bette Midler

Age considers; youth ventures.
Rabindranath Tagore

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
Jim Fiebig

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
Tom Stoppard

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Mark Twain

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Don Marquis

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
Albert Camus

All diseases run into one, old age.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
Agatha Christie

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Henry Ford

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
Margaret Mead

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college.
Bill Vaughan

Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
George Bernard Shaw

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
Andre Maurois

Citate Despre Iubire

Despre Iubire
1. Aud vibrand vocea ta in toate zgomotele lumii. ( Paul Eluard )
2. Iubirea este arhitectul universului. ( Hesiod )
3. Iubirea ! Este aripa daruita de Dumnezeu sufletului pentru a urca la el.
( Michelangelo Buonarotti )
4. Dragostea arata omului cum ar trebui sa fie. ( A. P. Cehov )
5. Vrei sa fii iubit, iubeste ! ( Seneca )
6. Eu m-am nascut ca sa iubesc. ( Sofocle )
7. Iubirea este cea mai inalta fericire la care poate ajunge omul, caci numai prin ea
cunoaste ca el e mai mult decat el insusi, ca e una cu totul. ( Rabindranath Tagore )
8. Iubirea inseamna a fi doi si a nu fi decat unul. Un barbat si o femeie ce se topesc
intr-un inger. ( Victor Hugo )
9. Intamplator, oricine poate iubi. ( F. M. Dostoievski )
10. A iubi nu inseamna a ne privi unul pe celalalt, ci a privi amandoi in aceeasi directie.
( Antoine de Saint-Exupery )
11. Ca un om sa iubeasca pe altul e probabil cea mai grea sarcina care ne-a fost
incredintata, sarcina suprema, examenul final, opera pentru care toate celelalte sunt
doar un preludiu.... Iubirea e un imbold pentru fiecare sa se desavarseasca, sa devina
cineva, sa devina o lume el insusi de dragul cuiva. ( Rainer Maria Rilke )
12. Cauta iubirea cu inima, nu cu capul. ( Mark Twain )
13. Iubeste putin cel ce poate spune prin cuvinte cat iubeste. ( Dante Alighieri )
14. Toate neputintele se reduc la una: aceea de a iubi, aceea de a evada din
propria tristete.( Cioran )
15. Dragostea ii face pe oameni sa se simta egali. ( F. Dostoievski )
16. Dragostea e asemeni febrei; nu le putem stapani pe nici una si nici nu putem
limita durata sau intensitatea lor. ( La Rochefocauld )
17. Dragostea este tot ceea ce avem, este singura modalitate in care ne putem ajuta
unul pe celalalt. ( Euripide )
18. Cursul dragostei adevarate nu a fost niciodata neted. ( William Shakespeare )
19. Iubirea nu inseamna placere. ( Confucius )
20. Iubirea este singura datorie pe care o cunosc. ( Albert Camus )