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I despise this false lucidity that comes with age. The truth is that they are just like everyone else: nothing more than kids without a clue about what has happened to them, acting big and tough when in fact all they want is to burst into tears.
And yet there's nothing to understand. The problem is that children believe what adults say and, once they're adults themselves, they exact their revenge by deceiving their own children. 'Life has meaning and we grown-ups know what it is' is the universal lie that everyone is supposed to believe. Once you become an adult and you realize that's not true, it's too late. The mystery remains intact, but all your available energy has long been wasted on stupid things. All that's left is to anesthetize yourself by trying to hide the fact that you can't find any meaning in your life, and then, the better to convince yourself, you deceive your own children.
Muriel Barbery Better With Age Sayings By Muriel Barbery: I despise this false lucidity that comes with age. The truth is that they are
LXXV
So are you to my thoughts as food to life,
Or as sweet-season'd showers are to the ground;
And for the peace of you I hold such strife
As 'twixt a miser and his wealth is found.
Now proud as an enjoyer, and anon
Doubting the filching age will steal his treasure;
Now counting best to be with you alone,
Then better'd that the world may see my pleasure:
Sometime all full with feasting on your sight,
And by and by clean starved for a look;
Possessing or pursuing no delight
Save what is had, or must from you be took.
Thus do I pine and surfeit day by day,
Or gluttoning on all, or all away.
William Shakespeare Better With Age Sayings By William Shakespeare: LXXVSo are you to my thoughts as food to life,Or as sweet-season'd showers are to
Little Bit.
The loathsome nickname proved just how hopeless her situation had been, how pathetic, but neither the name nor the glaring age difference had deterred her heart, because with one playful wink and one slow smile, young Arabella had been a goner.
Sadly, twenty-two-year-old Ella wasn't that much better.
Rachel Harris Better With Age Sayings By Rachel Harris: Little Bit. The loathsome nickname proved just how hopeless her situation had been, how pathetic,
It has been said that a person's religion is best defined not by what he says what he believes but by what he actually does.Equally, it could be said that one's friends are simply those people with whom one spends one's life.Period.Anything else is a form of rationalization.
Perhaps the criterion of 'People with whom one spends one's life is better reframed as people on whom one spends one's emotional energies.
Andrew Sullivan Better With Age Sayings By Andrew Sullivan: It has been said that a person's religion is best defined not by what he
I have furnished myself with a Bible and Testament; and I can say also that I have found them to be much worse books than I had conceived. If I have erred in any thing, in the former part of the Age of Reason, it has been by speaking better of some parts than they deserved.Thomas Paine Better With Age Sayings By Thomas Paine: I have furnished myself with a Bible and Testament; and I can say also that
I am always baffled by age, but to be honest with you, I feel like I am about 34. I feel better now and I am certainly healthier than I was in my early 30s. I am more rounded, too.Julia Sawalha Better With Age Sayings By Julia Sawalha: I am always baffled by age, but to be honest with you, I feel like
You just get better with age. You learn yourself and the league. I'm starting to understand more about hitting every year.Derrek Lee Better With Age Sayings By Derrek Lee: You just get better with age. You learn yourself and the league. I'm starting to
Aging happy and well, instead of sad and sick, is at least under some personal control. We have considerable control over our weight, our exercise, our education, and our abuse of cigarettes and alcohol. With hard work and/or therapy, our relationships with our spouses and our coping styles can be changed for the better. A successful old age may lie not so much in our stars and genes as in ourselves.George Vaillant Better With Age Sayings By George Vaillant: Aging happy and well, instead of sad and sick, is at least under some personal
Entered my life and have been with me, for better or worse, ever since. A carefree life became a careful one, to some extent. I felt this was the end of youth and that middle age was now upon me.Oliver Sacks Better With Age Sayings By Oliver Sacks: Entered my life and have been with me, for better or worse, ever since. A
Youth, youth- something savage- something pedantic. For example there is Mr. Masefield, there is Mr. Bennett. Stuff them into the flame of Marlowe and burn them to cinders. Let not a shred remain. Don't palter with the second rate. Detest your own age. Build a better one.Virginia Woolf Better With Age Sayings By Virginia Woolf: Youth, youth- something savage- something pedantic. For example there is Mr. Masefield, there is Mr.
As far as my experience goes, men of genius are fairly gifted with the social qualities; and in this age, there appears to be a fellow-feeling among them, which had not heretofore been developed. As men, they ask nothing better than to be on equal terms with their fellow-men; and as authors, they have thrown aside their proverbial jealousy, and acknowledge a generous brotherhood.Nathaniel Hawthorne Better With Age Sayings By Nathaniel Hawthorne: As far as my experience goes, men of genius are fairly gifted with the social
Since nature allows us to enter into a partnership with every age, why not turn from this brief and transient spell of time and give ourselves wholeheartedly to the past, which is limitless and eternal and can be shared with better men than we?Seneca. Better With Age Sayings By Seneca.: Since nature allows us to enter into a partnership with every age, why not turn
Why should 20-year-olds only be considered sexy? I think we get better with age.Jenny McCarthy Better With Age Sayings By Jenny McCarthy: Why should 20-year-olds only be considered sexy? I think we get better with age.
During our journey there were two occasions that we celebrated by honoring someone's talent. Everyone is recognized by a special party, but it has nothing to do with age or birthdate - it is in recognition of uniqueness and contribution to life. They believe that the purpose for the passage of time is to allow a person to become better, wiser, to express more and more of one's beingness. So if you are a better person this year than last, and only you know that for certain, then you call for a party. When you say you are ready, everyone honors that.Marlo Morgan Better With Age Sayings By Marlo Morgan: During our journey there were two occasions that we celebrated by honoring someone's talent. Everyone
I'm actually happier with my body now ... because the body I have now is the body I've worked for. I have a better relationship with it. From a purely aesthetic point of view, my body was better when I was 22, 23. But I didn't enjoy it. I was too busy comparing it to everyone else's.Cindy Crawford Better With Age Sayings By Cindy Crawford: I'm actually happier with my body now ... because the body I have now is
How did your mother die?" asked Delk.
"Car accident," Katie replied, gazing out over the water. "She'd been to mass. A tire blew on the way home, and she was gone. I was nineteen, Pather's age, when it happened. My brother was only eleven." She paused. "I do know what you're going through." Katie looked at her.
"Pather told you?" Katie nodded. Delk was glad Pather had told his sister; she was relieved not to have to tell the story again. "Does it ever ... you know ... get any better?"
Katie shrugged her narrow shoulders and smiled. "In some ways it does, but it's a bit like running a long race with a rock in your shoe. You get used to it, but it always hurts a little.
Suzanne Supplee Better With Age Sayings By Suzanne Supplee: How did your mother die?" asked Delk."Car accident," Katie replied, gazing out over the water.
45,000 sections of reinforced concrete - three tons each.
Nearly 300 watchtowers.
Over 250 dog runs.
Twenty bunkers.
Sixty five miles of anti-vehicle trenches - signal wire, barbed wire, beds of nails.
Over 11,000 armed guards.
A death strip of sand, well-raked to reveal footprints.
200 ordinary people shot dead following attempts to escape the communist regime.
96 miles of concrete wall.

Not your typical holiday destination.

JF Kennedy said the Berlin Wall was a better option than a war. In TDTL, the Anglo-German Bishop family from the pebbledashed English suburb of Oaking argue about this - among other - notions while driving to Cold War Berlin, through all the border checks, with a plan to visit both sides of it.
Joanna Campbell Better With Age Sayings By Joanna Campbell: 45,000 sections of reinforced concrete - three tons each.Nearly 300 watchtowers.Over 250 dog runs.Twenty bunkers.Sixty
The world is being run by people my age, men my age, with falling-out hair and health worries, and it frightens me. When the leaders were older than me I could believe in their wisdom, I could believe they had transcended rage and malice and the need to be loved. Now I know better. I look at the faces in newspapers, in magazines, and wonder: what greeds, what furies drive them on?Margaret Atwood Better With Age Sayings By Margaret Atwood: The world is being run by people my age, men my age, with falling-out hair
My parents have always worried that I'd take Amy too personally - they always tell not to read too much into her, And yet I can't fail to notice that whenever I screw something up, Amy does it right: When I finally quit violin at age twelve, Amy was revealed as a prodigy in the next book. ("Sheesh, violin can be hard work, but handwork is the only way to get better!") When I blew off the junior championship at age sixteen to do a beach weekend with friends, Amy recommitted to the game. ("Sheesh, I know it's fun to spend time with friends, but I'd be letting myself and everyone else down if I didn't show up for the tournament.") This used to drive me mad, but after I wend off to Harvard (and Amy correct those my parents' alma mater), I decided it was all too ridiculous to think about. That my parents, two child psychologists, chose this particular public form of passive-aggressiveness toward their child was not just fucked up but also stupid and weird and kind of hilarious.Gillian Flynn Better With Age Sayings By Gillian Flynn: My parents have always worried that I'd take Amy too personally - they always tell
I was cursed with age, really. You do that stupid thing at 12 years old when you say something and it kind of sticks with you for the rest of your life. So, I believe I said I wanted to be a fishery manager. In hindsight, I think acting could be a better route.Tom Felton Better With Age Sayings By Tom Felton: I was cursed with age, really. You do that stupid thing at 12 years old
To me, with age, everything has gotten better. You have way more control; you know yourself better.Michelle Obama Better With Age Sayings By Michelle Obama: To me, with age, everything has gotten better. You have way more control; you know
Even on the left, even in this age of exposed racial rifts, politicians still say with a straight face that this country was founded on principles of equality. Words mean things, we say again and again, but actions mean much more, and still as a nation, we worship the very slave owners who gave legal precedence to the notion of percentages of human beings. We scream equality and freedom while unabashedly modeling our action on the fathers of genocide. The only want to rationalize this most American of contradictions is to devalue the lives of the slaughtered, as was done then, so it must be now, and so apologists remind us that those were the times, and they didn't know better, and one and one. But if those lives matter now then they mattered then, and the clapback stretches through history, unraveling all the creation myths this country has always held most sacred, toppling our many false idols and cleaning out our profaned temples.Daniel Jose Older Better With Age Sayings By Daniel Jose Older: Even on the left, even in this age of exposed racial rifts, politicians still say
Some things get better with age. Like me.Keith Richards Better With Age Sayings By Keith Richards: Some things get better with age. Like me.
I just meant maybe you could set here and drink one of em with me.
He squinted at her. You ever notice how women have trouble takin no for a answer? I think it
starts about age three.
What about men?
They get used to it. They better.
Cormac McCarthy Better With Age Sayings By Cormac McCarthy: I just meant maybe you could set here and drink one of em with me.He
One of the most popular genital surgeries is labia minora reduction. When a similar procedure is performed on healthy girls in some African countries as a coming-of-age rite to control their sexuality, Westerners denounce it as genital mutilation; in the U.S. of A., it's called cosmetic enhancement. But both procedures are based on misogynist notions of female genitalia as ugly, dirty, and shameful. And though American procedures are generally performed under vastly better conditions (with the benefit of, say, anesthesia and antibiotics), the postsurgical results can be similarly horrific, involving loss of sensation, chronic pain, and infection.Julia Scheeres Better With Age Sayings By Julia Scheeres: One of the most popular genital surgeries is labia minora reduction. When a similar procedure
Proper nutrition is one of the most fundamental things on which anyone's healthy and happy life can be based.
If you want to radically change your being for the better, to feel satisfied about who you are, or to look slim and attractive no matter what age is stated in your passport, start with changing unhealthy eating habits to healthy ones - and make them your favorites.
Sahara Sanders Better With Age Sayings By Sahara Sanders: Proper nutrition is one of the most fundamental things on which anyone's healthy and happy
Some things get better with age, but after a certain point, the mind isn't among them.Ann Landers Better With Age Sayings By Ann Landers: Some things get better with age, but after a certain point, the mind isn't among
I'm like a fine wine. I get better with age. The best is yet to come.Richelle Mead Better With Age Sayings By Richelle Mead: I'm like a fine wine. I get better with age. The best is yet to
The aim of far too many teachings these days is to make people "feel good," and even some Buddhist masters are beginning to sound like New Age apostles. Their talks are entirely devoted to validating the manifestation of ego and endorsing the "rightness" of our feelings, neither of which have anything to do with the teachings we find in the pith instructions. So, if you are only concerned about feeling good, you are far better off having a full body massage or listening to some uplifting or life-affirming music than receiving dharma teachings, which were definitely not designed to cheer you up. On the contrary, the dharma was devised specifically to expose your failings and make you feel awful.Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Better With Age Sayings By Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse: The aim of far too many teachings these days is to make people "feel good,"
Actors tend to get better with age. You start cutting away the useless stuff and achieving a point of effortlessness and simplicity, which is all you want to do, with any art at all.James Purefoy Better With Age Sayings By James Purefoy: Actors tend to get better with age. You start cutting away the useless stuff and
It is better to waste your old age than to do nothing at all with it.Julian Barnes Better With Age Sayings By Julian Barnes: It is better to waste your old age than to do nothing at all with
I rejected any approach which begins with the question 'What do modern children like?' I might be asked, 'Do you equally reject the approach which begins with the question "What do modern children need?"--in other words, with the moral or didactic approach?' I think the answer is Yes. Not because I don't like stories to have a moral: certainly not because I think children dislike a moral. Rather because I feel sure that the question 'What do modern children need?' will not lead you to a good moral. If we ask that question we are assuming too superior an attitude It would be better to ask 'What moral do I need?' for I think we can be sure that what does not concern us deeply will not deeply interest our readers, whatever their age. But it is better not to ask the questions at all. Let the pictures tell you their own moral.C.S. Lewis Better With Age Sayings By C.S. Lewis: I rejected any approach which begins with the question 'What do modern children like?' I
Accept the past as the past and realize that each new day you are a new person who doesn't need to carry old baggage into the new day with you. It's amazing how many people ruin the beauty of today with the sorrows of yesterday. Yesterday doesn't exist anymore! For example, if ever I feel foolish or guilty about something I've done, I learn from it and attempt to do better the next time. Shame or guilt serves no one. Such feelings actually keep us down, often lowering the vibrations of those around us, as well. Living in the present moment is the recurring baptism of the soul, forever purifying every new day with a new you.Alaric Hutchinson Better With Age Sayings By Alaric Hutchinson: Accept the past as the past and realize that each new day you are a
Break out to go out:

The birds dare to break the egg shell
It does so in order to get out of that Hell
When it finally succeeds, it'll then fly
To its comfort zone it'll say bye
Are you being confined in a small space
How long will you remain at that place?
Before you can explore more territories,
Break away from the former glories.
Yesterday's excellence is today's average
You must strive to be better age after age
Never accept the available mediocrity
As the only preferable opportunity
Decide to grow from below to hero
And make it a point to vacate level zero
Reach out and arise with power
God's blessings on you, will shower
Agree to grow, never attempt to be slow
Be not afraid. Never doubt. You'll flow
The grace of God will be your guide
Taking you along, side by side.
Israelmore Ayivor Better With Age Sayings By Israelmore Ayivor: Break out to go out:The birds dare to break the egg shellIt does so in
How can people decide who they want to spend the rest of their life with at this age? I can't even decide what to have for dinner! I can't decide if I want to be an actor, even though I've already got 35,000 dollars in student loans telling me I sure as hell better want to be an
actor.
Cora Carmack Better With Age Sayings By Cora Carmack: How can people decide who they want to spend the rest of their life with
Dear brothers and sisters ... The Lord is calling me to "climb the mountain", to devote myself even more to prayer and meditation. But this does not mean abandoning the Church, indeed, if God is asking me to do this, it is so I can continue to serve the Church with the same dedication and the same love with which I have done thus far, but in a way that is better suited to my age and my strengthPope Benedict XVI Better With Age Sayings By Pope Benedict XVI: Dear brothers and sisters ... The Lord is calling me to "climb the mountain", to
All the dying that summer began with the death of a child, a boy with golden hair and thick glasses, killed on the railroad tracks outside New Bremen, Minnesota, sliced into pieces by a thousand tons of steel speeding across the prairie toward South Dakota. His name was Bobby Cole. He was a sweet-looking kid and by that I mean he had eyes that seemed full of dreaming and he wore a half smile as if he was just about to understand something you'd spent an hour trying to explain. I should have known him better, been a better friend. He lived not far from my house and we were the same age. But he was two years behind me in school and might have been held back even more except for the kindness of certain teachers. He was a small kid, a simple child, no match at all for the diesel-fed drive of a Union Pacific locomotive. ItWilliam Kent Krueger Better With Age Sayings By William Kent Krueger: All the dying that summer began with the death of a child, a boy with
I think kids in Europe have developed a deeper knowledge of music and of black music in particular. You go to Europe, and these kids know about all this obscure funk and soul that kids over here wouldn't know. I think it's getting better in the States, though, with the age of the Internet.Lenny Kravitz Better With Age Sayings By Lenny Kravitz: I think kids in Europe have developed a deeper knowledge of music and of black
Like most things, sex got better with age until one hit a certain plateau, and then it was like breakfast, unlikely to change unless one ran out of milk and was forced to improvise.Emma Straub Better With Age Sayings By Emma Straub: Like most things, sex got better with age until one hit a certain plateau, and
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.Ralph Waldo Emerson Better With Age Sayings By Ralph Waldo Emerson: It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance,
But Pierre had been born with a shrewdness that made him early aware that a failure to believe that human events were ordered by a higher power was regarded by many in the highest positions as obnoxious and even sinful, and as nothing was to be gained by exciting such hostility, it was better to give a silent or even smiling assent to the fatuous idealism to which, particularly in youth, one was so relentlessly exposed.Louis Auchincloss Better With Age Sayings By Louis Auchincloss: But Pierre had been born with a shrewdness that made him early aware that a
If there is pain, nurse it, and if there is a flame, don't snuff it out, don't be brutal with it. Withdrawal can be a terrible thing when it keeps us awake at night, and watching others forget us sooner than we'd want to be forgotten is no better. We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything - what a waste! (p. 225)Andre Aciman Better With Age Sayings By Andre Aciman: If there is pain, nurse it, and if there is a flame, don't snuff it
And how is your head? Better?" he asked.
"Very much. Sometimes it hurts." Right now it was throbbing. "But every day I am much improved."
"Where did you hit it? Are you bruised?"
I put a hand to the back of my head, a little to the left, where I had landed with such jarring force. "Here," I said. "It's still a little tender."
And leaning forward, he touched my hair right where I had just laid my hand. Such was he glamour that attended him that I expected the ache to instantly melt away, healed by his royal caress. But in fact, I felt a sudden leap in my heart that made the pain briefly more intense.
Sharon Shinn Better With Age Sayings By Sharon Shinn: And how is your head? Better?" he asked."Very much. Sometimes it hurts." Right now it
One learns better than to hand one's choices to fear. With age, with every wound and scar, one learns.Lois McMaster Bujold Better With Age Sayings By Lois McMaster Bujold: One learns better than to hand one's choices to fear. With age, with every wound
The world changes and we change with it. I am better off in this world. But the world is not better. And I don't want that.J.K. Rowling Better With Age Sayings By J.K. Rowling: The world changes and we change with it. I am better off in this world.
A successful man is like a bottle of wine, just gets better with age.Habeeb Akande Better With Age Sayings By Habeeb Akande: A successful man is like a bottle of wine, just gets better with age.
I thought about my goal of having a beer at a bar with an age-appropriate friend and decided a pub was even better, because I really didn't want to be near douche bags trying to copulate.Matthew Quick Better With Age Sayings By Matthew Quick: I thought about my goal of having a beer at a bar with an age-appropriate
If I had been helping the Almighty when he created man, I would have had him begin at the other end, and start human beings with old age. How much better to start old and have all the bitterness and blindness of age in the beginning!Mark Twain Better With Age Sayings By Mark Twain: If I had been helping the Almighty when he created man, I would have had
You know, Annie, a long time ago an old man told me beauty doesn't mean much in a woman. It disappears with age. But he said some women have something better. They have a special glow that lasts all their life and just gets richer. You're like that. You really shine.Ellen O'Connell Better With Age Sayings By Ellen O'Connell: You know, Annie, a long time ago an old man told me beauty doesn't mean
Inside the music like this, she understood many things. She understood that Simon was a disappointed man if he needed, at this age, to tell her he had pitied her for years. She understood that as he drove his car back down the coast toward Boston, toward his wife with whom he had raised three children, that something in him would be satisfied to have witnessed her the way he had tonight, and she understood that this form of comfort was true for many people, as it made Malcolm feel better to call Walter Dalton a pathetic fairy, but it was thin milk, this form of nourishment; it could not change that you had wanted to be a concert pianist and ended up a real estate lawyer, that you had married a woman and stayed married to her for thirty years, when she did not ever find you lovely in bed.Elizabeth Strout Better With Age Sayings By Elizabeth Strout: Inside the music like this, she understood many things. She understood that Simon was a
There's nothing to be gained, and much to be lost, in trying to bend every child to match a one-size-fits-all notion of what it means to be a boy or girl of a specific age. Better to set a few parameters and then go with the flow. Call it 'jazz parenting.'Ezekiel Emanuel Better With Age Sayings By Ezekiel Emanuel: There's nothing to be gained, and much to be lost, in trying to bend every
Ezio considered the new century they were in - the sixteenth. And only near its beginning. What would unfold during it, he could only guess; he knew that, at his age, he would not see very much more of it. More discoveries, and more wars, no doubt. But essentially the same play repeating itself - and the same actors, only with different costumes and different props for each generation that swallows up the last, each thinking that it would be the one to do better.Oliver Bowden Better With Age Sayings By Oliver Bowden: Ezio considered the new century they were in - the sixteenth. And only near its
One of the greatest glories of growing older is the willingness to ask why and, getting no good answer, deciding to follow my own inclinations and desires. Asking why is the way to wisdom. Why are we supposed to want possessions we don't need and work that seems beside the point and tight shoes and a fake tan? Why are we supposed to think new is better than old, youth and vigor better than long life and experience? Why are we supposed to turn our backs on those who have preceded us and to snipe at those who come after? When we were small children we asked 'Why?' constantly. Asking the question now is more a matter of testing the limits of what sometimes seems a narrow world. One of the useful things about age is realizing conventional wisdom is often simply inertia with a candy coating conformity.Anna Quindlen Better With Age Sayings By Anna Quindlen: One of the greatest glories of growing older is the willingness to ask why and,
In my old age, I was at last being permitted to make the discovery that lovemaking gets better and better with time, if it's with someone you care for.Patricia Nell Warren Better With Age Sayings By Patricia Nell Warren: In my old age, I was at last being permitted to make the discovery that
Geology is rapidly taking its place as an introduction to the higher history of man. If the author has sought to exalt a favorite science, it has been with the desire that man-in whom geological history had its consummation, the prophecies of the successive ages their fulfilment-might better comprehend his own nobility and the true purpose of his existence.James Dwight Dana Better With Age Sayings By James Dwight Dana: Geology is rapidly taking its place as an introduction to the higher history of man.
The blue face! The obscene protrusion of the tongue! The tumefaction of the penis! The penis, well now, that's a surprise, I'd forgotten I had one. What a pity I have no arms, there might still be something to be wrung from it. No, 'tis better thus. At my age, to start manstuprating again, it would be indecent. And fruitless. And yet one can never tell. With a yo heave yo, concentrating with all my might on a horse's rump, at the moment when the tail raises, who knows, I might not go altogether empty-handed away. Heaven, I almost felt it flutter!Samuel Beckett Better With Age Sayings By Samuel Beckett: The blue face! The obscene protrusion of the tongue! The tumefaction of the penis! The
Small children like to mimic their parents. Give them something good to mimic read a book.

Children learn what they live.


Morals are taught by parents from a young age. They are not learned from text books.

Buying a book for a child is a small price. A smile on a child's face is priceless.


Communication with children give better odds in knowing what they want.

Using imagination can inspire us all. Why not allow children to explore their imagination?

A happy child is a child reading a good book.
Cindy Roman Better With Age Sayings By Cindy Roman: Small children like to mimic their parents. Give them something good to mimic read a
The heart never grows better with age; I fear rather worse, always harder.Lord Chesterfield Better With Age Sayings By Lord Chesterfield: The heart never grows better with age; I fear rather worse, always harder.
Any one above or below the prescribed ages who takes part in the public hymeneals shall be said to have done an unholy and unrighteous thing; the child of which he is the father, if it steals into life, will have been conceived under auspices very unlike the sacrifices and prayers, which at each hymeneal priestesses and priest and the whole city will offer, that the new generation may be better and more useful than their good and useful parents, whereas his child will be the offspring of darkness and strange lust. Very true, he replied. And the same law will apply to any one of those within the prescribed age who forms a connection with any woman in the prime of life without the sanction of the rulers; for we shall say that he is raising up a bastard to the State, uncertified and unconsecrated. VeryPlato Better With Age Sayings By Plato: Any one above or below the prescribed ages who takes part in the public hymeneals
Some things get better with age. And then there's Madonna.Greg Gutfeld Better With Age Sayings By Greg Gutfeld: Some things get better with age. And then there's Madonna.
Cousins are people that are ready made friends, you have laughs with them and remember good times from a young age, you have fights with them but you always know you love each other, they are a better thing than brothers and sisters and friends cause there all pieced together as one.Courteney Cox Better With Age Sayings By Courteney Cox: Cousins are people that are ready made friends, you have laughs with them and remember
It might be thought the height of poor taste to ascribe good fortune to a healthy man with a young family struck down at the age of sixty by an incurable degenerative disorder from which he must shortly die. But there is more than one sort of luck. To fall prey to a motor neuron disease is surely to have offended the Gods at some point, and there is nothing more to be said. But if you must suffer thus, better to have a well-stocked head ...Tony Judt Better With Age Sayings By Tony Judt: It might be thought the height of poor taste to ascribe good fortune to a
And the maestro surely wielded the chairman's baton with extraordinary skill. His stellar record suggests that the only right answer to the age-old question of whether it is better to be lucky or good may be: both.Alan Blinder Better With Age Sayings By Alan Blinder: And the maestro surely wielded the chairman's baton with extraordinary skill. His stellar record suggests
Better to go into that world in the full glory of some passion than to fade and wither with age. Live fast. Die young, my wayward friend.Pierce Brown Better With Age Sayings By Pierce Brown: Better to go into that world in the full glory of some passion than to
Theobald had never liked children. He had always got away from them as soon as he could, and so had they from him; oh, why, he was inclined to ask himself, could not children be born into the world grown up? If Christina could have given birth to a few full-grown clergymen in priest's orders - of moderate views, but inclining rather to Evangelicalism, with comfortable livings and in all respects facsimiles of Theobald himself - why, there might have been more sense in it; or if people could buy ready-made children at a shop of whatever age and sex they liked, instead of always having to make them at home and to begin at the beginning with them - that might do better, but as it was he did not like it. He felt as he had felt when he had been required to come and be married to Christina - that he had been going on for a long time quite nicely, and would much rather continue things on their present footing. InSamuel Butler Better With Age Sayings By Samuel Butler: Theobald had never liked children. He had always got away from them as soon as
I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.Carl Sandburg Better With Age Sayings By Carl Sandburg: I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of
Good music grows with age like a fine wine it's gets better and better over time.Steve Jordan Better With Age Sayings By Steve Jordan: Good music grows with age like a fine wine it's gets better and better over
I am struck by the fact that the more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core, and I think that the same is true of human beings. We do not wish to see children precocious, making great strides in their early years like sprouts, producing a soft and perishable timber, but better if they expand slowly at first, as if contending with difficulties, and so are solidified and perfected. Such trees continue to expand with nearly equal rapidity to extreme old age.Henry David Thoreau Better With Age Sayings By Henry David Thoreau: I am struck by the fact that the more slowly trees grow at first, the
And this is Liam," Erin said with leass enthusiasm.
"I'm twelve. But I'm mature for my age. In case you felt like dating a younger man."
"Mature?" Erin snorted. "You still play with Legos."
"Just practicing for my future in engineering." His voice cracked in an unintended squeak. "Mam says one day girls are gonna fall for my intelligence." Liam wiggled those brows toward me. "Better get me while I'm still available.
Jenny B. Jones Better With Age Sayings By Jenny B. Jones: And this is Liam," Erin said with leass enthusiasm."I'm twelve. But I'm mature for my
A thoughtful observer of the scientific betting shop, the biologist Sir Peter Medawar, has said: 'I cannot give any scientist of any age better advice than this: the intensity of the conviction that a hypothesis is true has no bearing on whether it is true or not.' But as Medawar goes on to note, conviction is an incentive to work. Science is one of the most passionate of human activities: how else would researchers be sustained through the long weeks or years of drudgery, why otherwise should Hoyle and Wickramasinghe spend so much time in correspondence with school matrons? If appearances contradict this, it is because all gamblers pride themselves on keeping their outward cool.Nigel Calder Better With Age Sayings By Nigel Calder: A thoughtful observer of the scientific betting shop, the biologist Sir Peter Medawar, has said:
the church
should critically confront the persons come of age, whatever their calling be, and tell them "what a life lived with Christ is, what it means 'to be there for others ."'21 This must not be done in a patronizing way. Instead, the church should assist people in understanding their own coming of age better.
Heinz Eduard Todt Better With Age Sayings By Heinz Eduard Todt: the churchshould critically confront the persons come of age, whatever their calling be, and tell
I grew up with an older brother who was always stronger and faster and better than me at everything, but I was close enough in age to try and compete, so we had a competitive childhood.Anthony Browne Better With Age Sayings By Anthony Browne: I grew up with an older brother who was always stronger and faster and better
Friendship with the wise gets better with time, as a good book gets better with age.Thiruvalluvar Better With Age Sayings By Thiruvalluvar: Friendship with the wise gets better with time, as a good book gets better with
Hold on a minute. Do you really think that somebody this special would have managed to live his or her entire life without making any connections before he or she encountered you? So be careful if somebody seems too good to be true. The best partners are just good enough to be true, and get better with age.Barbara "Cutie" Cooper Better With Age Sayings By Barbara
I have always loved things that are timeless and get better with age.Ralph Lauren Better With Age Sayings By Ralph Lauren: I have always loved things that are timeless and get better with age.
Maybe they sensed that they were waving at themselves, waving in the hope that someday if evidence is demanded of their passage through time, demanded by their own doubts, a moment might be recalled when they stood in a dazzling plaza in the sun and were registered on the transparent plastic ribbon; and thirty years away, on that day when proof is needed, it could be hoped that their film is being projected on a screen somewhere, and there they stand, verified, in chemical reincarnation, waving at their own old age, smiling their reassurance to the decades, a race of eternal pilgrims in a marketplace in the dusty sunlight, seven arms extended in a fabulous salute to the forgetfulness of being. What better proof (if proof is ever needed) that they have truly been alive? Their happiness, I think, was made of this, the anticipation of incontestable evidence, and had nothing to do with the present moment, which would pass with all the others into whatever is the opposite of eternity.Don DeLillo Better With Age Sayings By Don DeLillo: Maybe they sensed that they were waving at themselves, waving in the hope that someday
And your mom?" Blake clears his throat. "She's not with us." I remember the conversation Blake and I had on the way down and tense. I can only imagine what my mother will say. But my mother just smiles brilliantly. "That's good! Too many boys your age get spoiled by their mothers. They don't know how to cook, how to do laundry. Tina is going to be a busy doctor. She'll need someone to do all that for her. Better if you're not used to having someone else take care of you.Courtney Milan Better With Age Sayings By Courtney Milan: And your mom?" Blake clears his throat. "She's not with us." I remember the conversation
As it ferments, kraut whispers alchemical secrets. In two days, it will smell as agreeable as an old pillow still warm from night's use. In five days it will smell like a horse run to foam. The odor will then lessen as the vegetable begins its tart transformation. It will be good to eat in two weeks, but at five weeks it will reach the zenith of its power, its taste a violin bow drawn across the tongue. After six weeks it will err slowly toward slime. Like hams and men, it gets better with age only to a point.Eli Brown Better With Age Sayings By Eli Brown: As it ferments, kraut whispers alchemical secrets. In two days, it will smell as agreeable
Whatever your sexual orientation, whatever your ethnicity, whatever your age or personal experience, it is my hope you will find a hero somewhere here you can relate to, that speaks to the world as you see it. Even better: there is a good chance you will find some heroes who are deeply, fundamentally different from yourself. I don't have much patience with readers who yearn to explore incredible worlds and mind-bending situations but grow cold at the idea of imagining their way into different political ideas, different faiths, a different gender, a different skin, a different life.Joe Hill Better With Age Sayings By Joe Hill: Whatever your sexual orientation, whatever your ethnicity, whatever your age or personal experience, it is
Most voices get weaker and frailer. I seem to be getting better with age.Sondra Radvanovsky Better With Age Sayings By Sondra Radvanovsky: Most voices get weaker and frailer. I seem to be getting better with age.
The truth is that at age 19, I was a teenage mother living alone with my daughter in a trailer and struggling to keep us afloat on my way to a divorce. And I knew then that I was going to have to work my way up and out of that life if I was going to give my daughter a better life and a better future, and that's what I've done.Wendy Davis Better With Age Sayings By Wendy Davis: The truth is that at age 19, I was a teenage mother living alone with
So let us praise the distinctive pleasures of re-reading: that particular shiver of anticipation as you sink into a beloved, familiar text; the surprise and wonder when a book that had told one tale now turns and tells another; the thrill when a book long closed reveals a new door with which to enter. In our tech-obsessed, speed-obsessed, throw-away culture let us be truly subversive and praise instead the virtues of a long, slow relationship with a printed book unfolding over many years, a relationship that includes its weight in our hands and its dusty presence on our shelves. In an age that prizes novelty, irony, and youth, let us praise familiarity, passion, and knowledge accrued through the passage of time. As we age, as we change, as our lives change around us, we bring different versions of ourselves to each encounter with our most cherished texts. Some books grow better, others wither and fade away, but they never stay static.Terri Windling Better With Age Sayings By Terri Windling: So let us praise the distinctive pleasures of re-reading: that particular shiver of anticipation as
Countries with successful vocational systems such as Germany have done a better job than Anglo-Saxon countries of motivating non-academic boys and guiding them into jobs, but policymakers need to reinvent vocational education for an age when trainees are more likely to get jobs in hospitals than factories.Anonymous Better With Age Sayings By Anonymous: Countries with successful vocational systems such as Germany have done a better job than Anglo-Saxon
Are you all right, Sir?" asked Hezekiah.
"Just fighting over old battles in my mind," said John. "It's the problem with age. You have all these rusty arguments, and no quarrel to use them in. My brain is a museum, but alas, I'm the only visitor, and even I am not terribly interested in the displays."
Hezekiah laughed, but there was affection in it. "I would love nothing better than to visit there. But I'm afraid I'd be tempted to loot the place, and carry it all away with me.
Orson Scott Card Better With Age Sayings By Orson Scott Card: Are you all right, Sir?" asked Hezekiah."Just fighting over old battles in my mind," said
I used to tell interviewers that I wrote every day except for Christmas, the Fourth of July, and my birthday. That was a lie. I told them that because if you agree to an interview you have to say something, and it plays better if it's something at least half-clever. Also, I didn't want to sound like a workaholic dweeb (just a workaholic, I guess). The truth is that when I'm writing, I write every day, workaholic dweeb or not. That includes Christmas, the Fourth, and my birthday (at my age you try to ignore your goddam birthday anyway). And when I'm not working, I'm not working at all, although during those periods of full stop I usually feel at loose ends with myself and have trouble sleeping. For me, not working is the real work.Stephen King Better With Age Sayings By Stephen King: I used to tell interviewers that I wrote every day except for Christmas, the Fourth
Writers are opposite of athletes, they get better with ageAaron Sorkin Better With Age Sayings By Aaron Sorkin: Writers are opposite of athletes, they get better with age
Don't allow old traditions to become permanent mental scripts for managing your life in the present. Reason: you will not be able to transform yourself to think differently and be better as you grow with age and maturity.Darren L Johnson Better With Age Sayings By Darren L Johnson: Don't allow old traditions to become permanent mental scripts for managing your life in the
To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even for any one age. Tis much better to do a little with certainty & leave the rest for others that come after than to explain all things by conjecture without making sure of any thing.Isaac Newton Better With Age Sayings By Isaac Newton: To explain all nature is too difficult a task for any one man or even
When you grow up in middle America you are inculcated from the earliest age with the belief - no, the understanding - that America is the richest and most powerful nation on earth because God likes us best. It has the most perfect form of government, the most exciting sporting events, the tastiest food and amplest portions, the largest cars, the cheapest gasoline, the most abundant natural resources, the most productive farms, the most devastating nuclear arsenal and the friendliest, most decent and most patriotic folks on Earth. Countries just don't come any better. So why anyone would want to live anywhere else is practically incomprehensible. In a foreigner it is puzzling; in a native it is seditious. I used to feel this way myself.Bill Bryson Better With Age Sayings By Bill Bryson: When you grow up in middle America you are inculcated from the earliest age with
Te Rau Tauwhare was not quite thirty years of age. He was handsomely muscular, and carried himself with assurance and the tightly wound energy of youth; though not openly prideful, he never showed that he was impressed or intimidated by any other man. He possessed a deeply private arrogance, a bedrock of self-certainty that needed neither proof nor explication - for although he had a warrior's reputation, and an honorable standing within his tribe, his self-conception had not been shaped by his achievements. He simply knew that his beauty and his strength were without compare; he simply knew that he was better than most other men.Eleanor Catton Better With Age Sayings By Eleanor Catton: Te Rau Tauwhare was not quite thirty years of age. He was handsomely muscular, and
Equally worrying, and far less recognized, medicine has been slow to confront the very changes that it has been responsible for - or to apply the knowledge we have about how to make old age better. Although the elderly population is growing rapidly, the number of certified geriatricians the medical profession has put in practice has actually fallen in the United States by 25 percent between 1996 and 2010. Applications to training programs in adult primary care medicine have plummeted, while fields like plastic surgery and radiology receive applications in record numbers. Partly, this has to do with money - incomes in geriatrics and adult primary care are among the lowest in medicine. And partly, whether we admit it or not, a lot of doctors don't like taking care of the elderly.Atul Gawande Better With Age Sayings By Atul Gawande: Equally worrying, and far less recognized, medicine has been slow to confront the very changes
Which Painters hold, and such the heritage This gentle solemn Spirit doth possess, Being a better mirror of his age In all his pity, love, and weariness, Than those who can but copy common things, And leave the Soul unpainted with its mighty questionings. ButOscar Wilde Better With Age Sayings By Oscar Wilde: Which Painters hold, and such the heritage This gentle solemn Spirit doth possess, Being a
Cranmer says, 'We will try again with More. At least, if he refuses, he should give his reasons.'
He swears under his breath, turns from the window. 'We know his reasons. All Europe knows them. He is against the divorce. He does not believe the king can be head of the church. But will he say that? Not he. I know him. Do you know what I hate? I hate to be part of this play, which is entirely devised by him. I hate the time it will take that could be better spent, I hate it that minds could be better employed, I hate to see our lives going by, because depend upon it, we will all be feeling our age before this pageant is played out. And what I hate most of all is that Master More sits in the audience and sniggers when I trip over my lines, for he has written all the parts. And written them these many years.
Hilary Mantel Better With Age Sayings By Hilary Mantel: Cranmer says, 'We will try again with More. At least, if he refuses, he should
If he saw two truths that seemed to contradict each other, he would take the two truths and the contradiction along with them. His spiritual sight is stereoscopic, like his physical sight: he sees two different pictures at once and yet sees all the better for that. Thus he has always believed that there was such a thing as fate, but such a thing as free will also. Thus he believed that children were indeed the kingdom of heaven, but nevertheless ought to be obedient to the kingdom of earth. He admired youth because it was young and age because it was not. It is exactly this balance of apparent contradictions that has been the whole buoyancy of the healthy man.G.K. Chesterton Better With Age Sayings By G.K. Chesterton: If he saw two truths that seemed to contradict each other, he would take the
In an ideal world, a young man should not be an ironical person. At that age, irony prevents growth, stunts the imagination. It is best to start life in a cheerful and open state of mind, believing in others, being optimistic, being frank with everyone about everything. And then, as one comes to understand things and people better, to develop a sense of irony. The natural progression of human life is from optimism to pessimism; and a sense of irony helps temper pessimism, helps produce balance, harmony. ButJulian Barnes Better With Age Sayings By Julian Barnes: In an ideal world, a young man should not be an ironical person. At that
We have got to defeat this attack on the freedom of the mind ... But it takes courage for a young man with a family to stand up to it; all the more obligation on those of us who have nothing left to lose. At any age it is better to be a dead lion than a living dog - though better still, of course, to be a living and victorious lion - but it is easier to run the risk of being killed (or fired) in action if before long you are going to be dead anyway. This freedom seems to me the chief consolation of old age.Elmer Davis Better With Age Sayings By Elmer Davis: We have got to defeat this attack on the freedom of the mind ... But
Yet in reality, the likelihood of reaching the pinnacle of capitalist society today is only marginally better than were the chances of being accepted into the French nobility four centuries ago, though at least an aristocratic age was franker, and therefore kinder, about the odds. It did not relentlessly play up the possibilities open to all those with a take on the future of the potato crisp, and so, in turn, did not cruelly equate an ordinary life with a failed one.
Our era is perverse in passing off an exception as a rule.
Alain De Botton Better With Age Sayings By Alain De Botton: Yet in reality, the likelihood of reaching the pinnacle of capitalist society today is only
The Holy Spirit knows what a particular age's most pressing need is far better than men with their programs.Hans Urs Von Balthasar Better With Age Sayings By Hans Urs Von Balthasar: The Holy Spirit knows what a particular age's most pressing need is far better than
One by one they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.James Joyce Better With Age Sayings By James Joyce: One by one they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world,
Never have I enjoyed youth so thoroughly as I have in my old age. In writing Dialogues in Limbo, The Last Puritan, and now all these descriptions of the friends of my youth and the young friends of my middle age, I have drunk the pleasure of life more pure, more joyful than it ever was when mingled with all the hidden anxieties and little annoyances of actual living. Nothing is inherently and invincibly young except spirit. And spirit can enter a human being perhaps better in the quiet of old age and dwell there more undisturbed than in the turmoil of adventure.George Santayana Better With Age Sayings By George Santayana: Never have I enjoyed youth so thoroughly as I have in my old age. In