Quotes on Old Person

There was an Old Person of Brussels, Who lived upon Brandy and Mussels; When he rushed through the town, he knocked most people down, Which distressed all the people of Brussels. Edward Lear

For the complete life, the perfect pattern includes old age as well as youth and maturity. W Somerset Maugham

Please don't get me wrong here. I'm not making fun of old people. In fact I think that's the goal of everybody here tonite. We all want to be an old person someday. Jeff Foxworthy

Old places and old persons in their turn, when spirit dwells in them, have an intrinsic vitality of which youth is incapable, precisely, the balance and wisdom that come from long perspectives and broad foundations George Santayana

The complete life, the perfect pattern, includes old age as well as youth and maturity. The beauty of the morning and the radiance of noon are good, but it would be a very silly person who drew the curtains and turned on the light in order to shut out the tranquillity of the evening. Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth. W Somerset Maugham

Never let an old person live in your body. Michael Savage

You cannot correct an old person every time they say something offensive. You would never make it through Thanksgiving dinner! Stephen Colbert

There was an Old Person of Bray, Who sang through the whole of the day To his ducks and his pigs, whom he fed upon figs, That valuable Person of Bray. Edward Lear

If you are only skeptical, then no new ideas make it through to you. You become a crotchety old person convinced that nonsense is ruling the world. (There is, of course, much data to support you.) But every now and then, a new idea turns out to be on the mark, valid and wonderful. If you are too much in the habit of being skeptical about everything, you are going to miss or resent it, and either way you will be standing in the way of understanding and progress. Carl Sagan

Sometimes when we're feeling sad, it's important just to feel the sadness. Like a snake shedding its skin, old feelings of remorse and regret and hurt and anger often have to come up in order to be released. On the other side we're a better person, capable of a happier life...who we are when we're no longer burdened by the buried feelings that weighed us down, or the self - defeating patterns that the pain produced. Marianne Williamson

Refuse to let an old person move into your body. Wayne Dyer

Sometimes I feel like I am an old person trapped in a young person's body. I'm boring. I go to movies. I read. That's about it. Alexis Bledel

Write a diary, imagining that you are trying to make an old person jealous. Joe Dunthorne

...the only difference between a young person at the height of their exuberance and a very old person who is frail and physically wasted is time. John O'Donohue

Nothing is more boring than some old person going on and on about the way things used to be. Bill Ayers

Well-being changes as we move through life, which is why a child's version of it cannot be the same as an old person's. Deepak Chopra

If you want to be a new man you have to stay in new places, and do new things, with people who never knew you before. If you go back to the same old ways, what else can you be but the same old person? Joe Abercrombie

Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth. W Somerset Maugham

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older. Anouk Aimee

I had a very rough childhood and not a happy one and by age 15 I was an old person in many ways. I knew that I had to take care of myself, I um and I always did. Isabel Allende

...inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened. Terry Pratchett

I don't care if Rick Ross is 40 years old - he's a misguided 40-year-old person. Talib Kweli

Clint Eastwood's speech was kind of a metaphor for the entire Republican Party: A confused old person yelling at something that doesn't exist. Bill Maher

Old persons are sometimes as unwilling to die as tired-out children are to say good night and go to bed. Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

I'm a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I'd just get worried. Tom T Hall

In the private sanctuary of one's own conscience lies that spirit, that determination to cast off the old person and to measure up to the statue of true potential. Thomas S Monson

I was only in one of the John Hughes films, and I never saw the other ones. I didn't understand them. I kept hearing a really hip 40-year-old person talking in teenagers' mouths. John Cusack

As you learn who you are, you can better surround yourself with friends who make you a better person, and that sometimes only happens when you disassemble old relationships. Maggie Stiefvater

There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person. Elizabeth Moon

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

I write almost always in the third person, and I don't think the narrator is male or female anyway. They're both, and young and old, and wise and silly, and sceptical and credulous, and innocent and experienced, all at once. Narrators are not even human - they're sprites. Philip Pullman

The longer you're with the wrong person, you could be completely overlooking the chance to meet the right person. Taylor Swift

Treat everyone you meet as though they are the most important person you'll meet that day. Roger Dawson

I`m not a morning person Laurell K Hamilton

I try my best to be a good person and be the best I can be. Selena Gomez

Old-fashioned poetry, but choicely good. Izaak Walton

Old age appears hideous to us until we have to choose between it and death. Diane de Poitiers

I find I'm an old soul. Rachel Roy

In my old age, I'll be in L.A. David Hockney

Great persons are able to do great kindnesses. Miguel De Cervantes

Courtesy is the politic witchery of great personages. Baltasar Gracian

The more you do, the more you can do. William Hazlitt

She dug in her backpack, found her cell phone, and checked for coverage. It was kind of lame in Morganville, truthfully, out in the middle of the prarie, in the middle of Texas, which was about as middle of nowhere as it was possible to get unless you wanted to go to Mongolia or something.... Claire started dialing numbers. The first person told her that they'd already found somebody.... The second one sounded like a weird old guy. The third one was a weird old lady. The fourth one... well, the fourth one was just plain weird. Rachel Caine

Beautiful old people are works of art. Eleanor Roosevelt

I don't want to sound like some old person pining for how things used to be, because I'm not. But walking down the street, for example, used to be a public activity; you'd see the other people. Douglas Rushkoff

I am a 36-year-old person with breast cancer, and not many people know that that happens to women my age or women in their 20s. This is my opportunity now to go out and fight as hard as I can for early detection. Christina Applegate

Verse 11. (They presented unto Him gifts). The people of the east never approach the presence of kings and great personages, without a present in their hands. The custom is often noticed in the Old Testament, and still prevails in the east, and in some of the newly discovered South Sea Islands. Adam Clarke

I've realized that although Valentine's Day can be a cheesy money making stint to most people, it's a day of expressing love across the world. It doesn't have to only be between lovers, but by telling a friend that you care, or even an old person that they are still appreciated. Reeva Steenkamp

The old idea is that when tragedy strikes or when an obstacle blocks us, there are only two possibilities. We either become a smaller person or we become a bigger person. If it's a real life change you cannot come out the same. So therefore, you're either going to come out smaller or you're going to rise up and ultimately come out of it a bigger person. Michael Meade

When a baby comes into the world, its hands are clenched, right? Like this?" He made a fist. "Why? Because a baby not knowing any better, wants to grab everything, to say the whole world is mine. But when an old person dies, how does he do so? With his hands open. Why? Because he has learned his lesson." "What lesson?" I asked. He stretched open his empty fingers. "We can take nothing with us. Mitch Albom

Exercise II. Write a diary, imagining that you are trying to make an old person jealous. I have written an example to get you started: Dear Diary, I spent the morning admiring my skin elasticity. God alive, I feel supple. Joe Dunthorne

It is lovely to meet an old person whose face is deeply lined, a face that has been deeply inhabited, to look in the eyes and find light there. John O'Donohue

If you turn a smiling face on the world, you've got a chance of finishing up a good-looking old person. Rolf Harris

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person, defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro. Dave Barry

I maintain that when I finally retire from my career in music, I will go and live back in Wales - when I am an old person, if I live to be an old person. The water I miss, and the air, there's something different about it. And I miss the simple life. Ellie Goulding

Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old shared a little of what he is good at doing. Quincy Jones

There's a darkness under 'The Hangover' because ultimately there's a missing person and it's not really that funny. There's a sort of darkness under it that I love, and still people are laughing as hard if not harder than they did in 'Old School.' Todd Phillips

Every success story has a parent who says, 'over my dead body.' Every success story has an old person who walks up to you and says, when you're acting the fool, 'you know I worry about you sometimes.' Bill Cosby

I really think we should pass a law in every state, I don't care whether it takes the independence away from an old person or not. You shouldn't be driving a car if you're over the age of 80. Maybe even less than that. Evel Knievel

Don't focus on the good old days, look forward towards the good new days. Joel Osteen

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

Old age takes away from us what we have inherited and gives us what we have earned. Gerald Brenan

One of the duties of old-age, is the management of time. The less that remains to us, the more valuable we ought to consider it. Anne-Therese de Marguenat de Courcelles

Harrison Ford may be getting old, but he can fight like a 28 year old man. Harrison Ford

At any moment, I could start being a better person...but which moment should I choose? Ashleigh Brilliant

I think I may be a better person for having given serious time and thought and effort to gardening. Martha Stewart

I took it to heart that in order to be a good person; you never said anything mean about anybody. Carly Simon

Not to just say you need to be a good person - but, better, find the good that you already have in yourself and don't deny that, don't let the world talk you out of the good things because it's not hip or cool. Sooner or later, you have to live with yourself. Martha Williamson

It's easier to make a good person better than to make a bad person good. Michael Josephson

Society always consists in the greatest part, of young and foolish persons. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every second you spend with the wrong person, is a second wasted in the search for true love. Leon Brown

You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say Martin Luther

The wise person understands that his own happiness must include the happiness of others. Dennis Weaver

A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation. Benjamin Disraeli

The one thing I know, everyone respects the true person and everyone's not true with themselves. Mike Tyson

I would for sure do a thousand dollar meet and greet because literally every single person knows where I live. Vince Staples

I have a troubled relationship with Hunter S. Thompson, not just because he kicked me out of a bar but also because it's become clear to me that he was not a good person. Andy Daly

I'm not going to hide the fact that I am a happy person. Blake Judd

I've always written everything as two guitars and I never thought I'd find that right person. Erik Rutan

I feel like I'm a better person when I'm quieter. Bill Murray



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