„I'm struggling at the end to get out of the valley of hectoring youth, journalistic middle age, imposture, moneymaking, public relations, bad writing, mental confusion.“

—  Stephen Spender, On turning 70 in Journals 1939-83 (1986), as quoted by R Z Sheppard in TIMEmagazine (20 January 1986)
Stephen Spender Fotografia
Stephen Spender1
1909 - 1995

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Benjamin Disraeli Fotografia

„Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

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Jonathan Swift Fotografia

„Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age…“

—  Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, and poet 1667 - 1745

Thomas Fuller (writer) Fotografia

„5515. What's sowed in Youth, will be reaped in Age.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

Isaac Leib Peretz Fotografia

„Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.“

—  Isaac Leib Peretz Yiddish language author and playwright 1852 - 1915
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. Translated by Bessie F. White, Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.

Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo Fotografia

„I compare that old relic with myself... ruins and dilapidation. What a difference between then and now. Then, youth, strength and riches; now age, weakness and poverty.“

—  Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo Californian military commander, politician, and rancher 1807 - 1890
as quoted by Dayton Duncan, Geoffrey C. Ward "Lachryma Montis," The West, Episode Eight (1996) referring to his old ranch house near Petaluma, California

Nathaniel Hawthorne Fotografia

„The young have less charity for aged follies than the old for those of youth.“

—  Nathaniel Hawthorne American novelist and short story writer (1804 – 1879) 1804 - 1864
"The Wedding Knell" (1837) from Twice-Told Tales (1837, 1851)

Edmund Burke Fotografia

„The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.“

—  Edmund Burke Anglo-Irish statesman 1729 - 1797
Letter to http://books.google.com/books?id=JsCV9BpMko4C&pg=PA107&dq=%22arrogance+of+age+must+submit+to+be+taught+by+youth%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=RoPSUs_hA83okQeTz4CQCw&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22arrogance%20of%20age%20must%20submit%20to%20be%20taught%20by%20youth%22&f=false Frances Burney (29 July 1782)

Oliver Goldsmith Fotografia
Robert Browning Fotografia

„What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all;
Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold:“

—  Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889
"The Flight of the Duchess", line 881.