The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you so when you start trying to count them on one hand you don't need any fingers.
The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age and it was a rescue.
Time in general has always been a central obsession of mine - what it does to people how it can constitute a plot all on its own. So naturally I am interested in old age.
Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.
If there is anything I would do differently in my life it is that I would study business more. I'm trying to teach my daughter Chloe at an early age about investing and money so she's not afraid of it.
What though youth gave love and roses Age still leaves us friends and wine.
In a spiritually sensitive culture then it might well be that age is something to be admired or envied.
The age we live in is a busy age in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
We hold that the most wonderful and splendid proof of genius is a great poem produced in a civilized age.
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
I believed my story would be helpful to young women my daughter's age who are still in the process of forming themselves as women and in need of encouragement to remain true to themselves.
My first job was in retail at the age of 14 and I have worked in the industry ever since.
The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough just brave enough just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being.
I do think I feel it but you don't think you are cause at a certain time you are no age but you don't think you are anything. You feel the life you have lived. I feel that. It's been a long fifty years.
I'd always thought the Rats were good fun but one of the very nice things about being of Saga age is that I can actually look back and think When I was younger I was in a great band. It was always a collective thing.
I like to be alone so I can write. But focus can hurt you. I don't want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.
You watch yourself age and it's hard to feel like a sex symbol.
In my older age I've learned to take things slower because I used to be that total-fall-in-love-after-a-day guy.
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful kindly sunshiny old age.
It doesn't matter what color sex religion age sexual orientation etc. everyone should have the same freedoms and liberties.
I think the most exciting thing is that you expect people our age to know the music but actually a lot of kids know the music and if anything is left we have left really good music and that's the important part not the mop-tops or whatever.
It's getting better generally daily especially in TV for women in acting and age and looks count less. As more women come into the business. Change of any sort takes a long time to happen.
Well Jeff Buckley for me is one of the greatest singers I've ever heard. And the reason why is he has an amazing range amazing emotional power in his voice. And the music he put around it also just had this passion and this soul to it and this spirit to it that very few artists have and he passed at a very young age.
Anybody under the age of forty knows hip-hop gospel and R&B pretty well and it's all a part of what we consider to be 'black music.' There is a natural synergy between the three.
Starting a new retirement plan for those below a certain age is something tens of millions of Americans have already been through at work.
Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation.
One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb.
I never quite toed the line. I was a bit disruptive. All my early school reports from the age of 5 were 'Daniel must learn not to distract others.' And now that's what I do for a living.
I've always tried to do my very best and I want to be the very best age whatever age I am.
At the age of 11 I was about 6 ft. tall and my voice had completely broken. That caused problems. I was this gangly spotty very unattractive kid. I wasn't cool and I wasn't a nerd. I didn't even want to fit in with anyone.
All my early school reports from the age of 5 were 'Daniel must learn not to distract others.'
I was always obsessed with being famous. I had Marilyn Monroe paper dolls as a child and I was always obsessed with her. I've just been really driven in that direction and none of my friends were. So I don't know what put that bug in me at a young age.
When I was at school I was in choirs more than anything else from a very young age about 9 years old. And then I started taking drum lessons.
I want to be age appropriate. I don't want to be that girl you see walking away and she looks 25 and then she turns around and she looks 90.
I always looked really young for my age. And once I hit 23 24 and 25 I was then allowed to play the cool 18-year-olds and stuff.
I gambled and I lost. I failed in securing my options for this choice for myself but I succeeded in verifying the Dark Age is still with us.
We live in an age of mediocrity.
The 19th century was the age of Individualism the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism.
The reason can only be this: heroic poetry depends on an heroic age and an age is heroic because of what it is not because of what it does.
I also find it interesting that a lot of people in their 30s are not married and don't have kids. There are a lot of people in this age bracket that are out there dating and trying to find love. And I never thought that at my age I would be.
The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality and on nothing else.
I vividly remember being 14. That was the age when I started to get happy: I started being a writer and stopped being a loser.
Traveling to Russia and Germany and being able to see the world at a young age was really cool for me and I really liked that.
I have worked very hard on being aware of my childhood but moving forward and not letting it bring me down emotionally. That is a hard thing - especially when you have children of your own and you remember what happened to you at that age.
For students today only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families.
Even in this day and age if you're not married there are people who are like 'Awww! Don't worry it'll happen for you someday.'
I feel like women are asked their age more than men.
We were making the first step out of the age of chemistry and physics and into the age of biology.
I've spent as much as 30 grand on a watch but it's not about flaunting my wealth. I don't have many extravagances but watches are my biggest one. I must have 30 of them now. I've been collecting since the age of nine when I won a black TAG in a karting event.
We now have an opportunity though to do something we didn't do in the industrial age and that is to get a leg up on this to bring the public in quickly to have an informed debate.
You just never know when you're living in a golden age.
The first feminine feature that goes with advancing age is the neck.
I never felt totally 100% patriotically English... I'd seen a lot of the world by an early age - sort of spent a lot of time traveling around Lebanon and I'd seen Babylon and Damascus and all sorts of places in the Middle East by the time I was ten. Then we'd return to Ruslip in West London... Done a fair bit of traveling really.
The second album was emotionally exhausting and my life felt like it had become very serious at a very young age.
It looks good when you see someone kicking at the age of 51 with no double. It's kinda cool for people to know that past 50 we can keep flexible.
We tend to think of age only in time but I don't think it has much to do with time at all there's a whole load of other things. I've met 16-year-olds who are old and 90-year-olds who are young.
People say women shouldn't have long hair over a certain age but I've never done what everyone says.
I started out modeling at a young age and surrounded myself with different brilliant minds. I have so many people to get educated from and I've been a sponge.
Everyone takes pause at 40. It's the age you have to assess everything in your life. It's the fictitious marker that's always coming up when you're young. The world really does look at you to kind of have it together by 40 and be successful by 40. Whatever success means.
I was apprehensive. I feared every time I talked about poetry it would be filtered through the lens of race sex and age.
Listen in England people are already writing their memoirs at the age of 23.
A woman my age is not supposed to be attractive or sexually appealing. I just get kinda tired of that.
To be perfectly honest I think that as I'm growing older I'm just growing more impatient. I'll be very happy if at some point people say 'Michael's grown wiser and softer in his old age.' But we'll have to wait and see what my next project is.
Well my son really loves wildlife. And everytime he draws a polar bear I want to tell him there probably won't any by the time... he's my age. That's kinda hard to deal with.
I remember when I was 6 years old and my brother used to go seek out guys that were 13 to come over and play football against me while he was the 'permanent quarterback.' I didn't know exactly what the age difference was but I was already playing against older guys.
There is no age height or weight requirement to skate. It is good exercise no matter what your age is. If you want to be competitive most start young. But I practice with many adult competitors.
These days too many of us seem inclined to cover our ears close our eyes and blindly follow the most narrow conservative tenets of religion or else seek comfort in the ancient traditions of New Age ritual.
I never played much golf as a kid. I caddied quite a bit but never got serious into golf until about age 15.
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says but from what he fails to say and do.
I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
I grew up loving horses. I was relatively obsessed starting with my rocking horse at age 2 all the way through my painting and drawing phase.
To own the dominant or only newspaper in a mid-sized American city was for many decades a kind of license to print money. In the Internet age however no one has figured out how to rescue the newspaper in the United States or abroad.
One already feels like an anachronism writing novels in the age of what-ever-this-is-the-age-of but touring to promote them feels doubly anachronistic. The marketplace is showing an increasing intolerance for the time-honored practice of printing information on paper and shipping it around the country.
I was drafted into the Army when I was 19 and came out at age 22. Most people that I knew didn't think they'd come home alive. I didn't think I would either so I was happy when I did.
And I'm not as young as I once was. At my age I don't have time to be bored.
It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age he had been dead for two years.
I was very sexual from a very young age.
My parents were really really cool about supporting what I wanted to do at a really young age. I think I was about 10 when I caught the bug. They would drive me down to New York if there were auditions. When I was 12 I did this show on Broadway called 'High Society ' so we moved to New York for the run of that.
I'm a pretty big dork. It's crazy. I'm one of those people who grew up with all kinds of musicals but I was right at that age where 'Rent' was a big deal for me and for my friends.
My parents got married late and they had kids late so I never felt a social or cultural thing to be married or pregnant or a homeowner by a certain age.
I think that everyone at any age should ask themselves 'where do I want to be today where do I want to be tomorrow and where do I want to be in a hundred years?' We all have clear answers to those questions. We only have so much time. It's a real shame if we don't spend our lives trying to do that.
Part of the reason I sort of shot out like a cannon out of Michigan and left home at such an early age is because I had to feel independent.
Low levels of vitamin D in the population as a whole suggest that most people need to take a vitamin D supplement. This may be especially true for seniors as the ability to synthesize vitamin D in the skin declines with age.
Women would be disproportionately affected by the privatization of social security. It is one of the most important safety nets for American women in old age or in times of disability to insure financial income for their families.
As an American you have a right to good health care that is effective accessible and affordable that serves you from infancy through old age that allows you to go to practitioners and facilities of your choosing and that offers a broad range of therapeutic options.
Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
If children are not introduced to music at an early age I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
There are no college courses to build up self-esteem or high school or elementary school. If you don't get those values at a early age nurtured in your home you don't get them.
I've always been intrigued by color and by interesting hair. I was one of those weird little girls doing my own hair at the age of 9. I was like getting weird gels and new brushes and cornrow holders. I would tweak and perm at the age of 13.
Almost all of your life is lived by the seat of your pants one unexpected event crashing into another with no pattern or reason and then you finally reach a point around my age where you spend more time than ever looking back. Why did this happen? Look where that led? You see the shape of things.
The great thing about arriving at this age is that I don't even care about my career anymore.
In 1981 at age 31 I was voted the best player in basketball and the most valuable player in the league.
Right up until the time I retired at age 37 I felt like there were still things that I could do better.
And from the first time I picked up a basketball at age eight - I had a lot of difficulty when I first picked up a basketball because I was a scrub - there were things that I liked about it.
My mother inspired me to treat others as I would want to be treated regardless of age race or financial status.
To write a story about New York that only deals with people in your age and socioeconomic bracket that feels dishonest to me. So much of New York comes from everyone bumping into each other.
You live in a deranged age more deranged that usual because in spite of great scientific and technological advances man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.
I just yesterday returned from a trip where I photographed a woman with two children whom I photographed first when she was the age of the older of the two children.
I think that age as a number is not nearly as important as health. You can be in poor health and be pretty miserable at 40 or 50. If you're in good health you can enjoy things into your 80s.
My acting career began at age three and my parents got me into it. I was in a McDonald's commercial.
Another principle is the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age.
When it comes down to it it's about who you know and who's a fan. It's about whether you're the right age whether you're hot or not whether the studio is into you or not.
Second to agriculture humbug is the biggest industry of our age.
Here's a proposal offered only partly in jest: no resident of the United States whether born here or abroad should get to be a citizen until age 18 at which time each such resident has to take a test.
I never wanted to do TV. I just did what I was trained to do through the Special Forces and I've been doing that from a very young age.
I've watched my peers get better with age and hoped that would happen with me.
As a result of the digital age and the decline of first-class mail there is no question that the Postal Service must change and develop a new business model.
It was Julie Burchill who decreed that beyond a certain age a man should not be seen in a leather jacket.
I envy the sensibility in Europe appreciating beauty in women as they age. I'm going to go that way. I might dye my gray hair for a bit but beyond that the buck stops. I'm not having any work done.
I am 54 and age is slowly writing itself on my face.
I'm never overawed by a situation and I think that's because I've always looked several years older than I am. So because people were treating me like I was 40 when I was 29 I've always felt in control of a situation. People used to say when you're 32 you'll look 32. I'm still waiting for that moment where my age catches up with my appearance.
I started writing when I had three kids under the age of 4. I used to write every ten minutes I got to sit in front of a computer. Now when I have more time I function the same way: if it's writing time I write.
Young women from a very young age are taught that life will be easier if you can just turn on the charming smile and say very little and be complacent and docile and sweet.
Stop living a day at a time and stop worrying about age.
Writers obviously have to bear witness to the harsh face of the age.
A sense of freedom is something that happily comes with age and life experience.
For me from a pretty young age up until about 21 years old hallucinogenics had a huge place in my life.
Back in the 1960s I saw Peter Paul and Mary. I was at that age about 14 and I was mesmerized.
India saw from the beginning and even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance she never lost hold of the insight that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
I did successfully kick tobacco at the age of 34. I smoked for like 20 years from 14 to 34.
I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age.
It's not always possible to sit down and eat at home in this day and age of fast-paced living but if you are going to eat out do so as a family and support all the great local places in your areas. I'll still eat at the same diner I did as a kid with my parents.
It's a little silly to finally learn how to write at this age. But I long ago realized I was secretly sincere.
For the moment I prefer to be a beautiful woman of my age than try desperately to look 30.
Despite what anti-aging ads say growing older can be better. I feel better in my skin 100 percent. You have greater effects of gravity but the better sense of yourself you have is something I wouldn't trade. Women who lie about their age - 'why?'
I don't mind my age.
Growing up on stage I was introduced to makeup at a young age and I will never forget the first time I tried on a L'Oreal Paris iconic lipstick - it was instant glamour and I've been hooked ever since.
They say eyes clear with age.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning rolling over in a tractor and old age.
The culture of independent film criticism has totally gone down the drain and this seems to come with the territory of the consumer age that we are now living in.
Maybe back in the day you didn't need to be the greatest looking to be on TV and you didn't need to speak the best but in this day and age I think you need to be the package. You need to look the part for your sponsors you need to be able to speak the part for the media and to big CEOs.
Just call me a family man and an actor who digs his whole scene side interests and all. Just say I feel mighty good at the ripe old age of 27.
In the age of television image becomes more important than substance.
My mother was 45 when she had me so when I was in high school my parents were the same age as my friends' grandparents.
But I think it's a little different in Europe because 40 is really the best age for a woman. That's when we hit our peak and become this ripe fruit.
In a secular age an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax in order to gain credit in the world.
The wonderful thing about age is that your knees don't work as well you can't run down steps quite as easily and obviously you can't lift heavy weights. But your mind doesn't feel any different.
I nearly died of double bronchial pneumonia at the age of five.
People quit on jobs. They quit on marriages. They quit on school. There's an immediacy of this day and age that doesn't lend itself to being committed to anything.
Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.
There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.
I've always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age it tends to get categorized and labeled and I think labels are for food. Canned food.
An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.
Regardless of age regardless of position regardless of the business we happen to be in all of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You.
I was well motivated. What I wanted to do was work for myself. I had twenty two jobs before I started my business at the age of twenty three and I didn't want one more boss telling me what to do. So I was motivated simply because I didn't want a boss.
Think back to yourself at age 18. I know I was mighty different than the Patti I am today. As we grow up we grow out of our haircuts our apartments and - often times - our romantic decisions.
Up until age 40 most men are just not as mature as women. So it makes sense that a lot of women date up in age a bit.
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.
I've had to be a man since I was 12 or 13. I had a job. And I was playing the piano for people twice my age. Handling responsibility is what makes a man a man.