Thursday, 3 March 2011

Quotes about Age

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud, Austrian founder of psychoanalysis (1856-1939)

A child of five would understand this. Send somebody to fetch a child of five.
Groucho Marx, US comic actor (1890-1977)

Groucho Marx

Strategies are okayed in boardrooms that even a child would say are bound to fail. The problem is, there is never a child in the boardroom.
Victor Palmieri, US executive, lawyer (b. 1930)

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter (1881-1973)

No matter how old you get, if you can keep the desire to be creative, you’re keeping the man-child alive.
John Cassavetes, US actor, director (1929-1989)

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.
Pearl S Buck, US author (1892-1973)

I’m not young enough to know everything.
J M Barrie, British dramatist, author (1860-1937)

The ageing process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
Doug Larson, US journalist (b. 1926)

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, US automobile manufacturer, engineer (1863-1947)

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali, US heavyweight boxing champion (b. 1942)

Muhammad Ali

Nothing is more dishonourable than an old man, heavy with years, who has no other evidence of his having lived long except his age.
Seneca, Roman philosopher, statesman, author (3 BC-65 AD)

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age.
Sophia Loren, Italian actress (b. 1934)

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