The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. – Madeleine l’Engle
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. – Aldous Huxley
There are years that ask questions and years that answer. – Zora Neal Hurston
It takes a long time to grow young. – Pablo Picasso
Throughout our lives, friends enclose us like pairs of parentheses. They shift our boundaries, crater our terrain. They fume through the creaks of our tentative houses, and parts of them always remain . . . .
– Beth Kephart, memoirist and National Book Award nominee.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. – St. Thomas Aquinas
Friends are a reflection of the issues we are working on. – Melody Beattie
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! – Dr. Seuss
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
Some of us suffer from a debilitating mental disorder called irony deficiency. Seeing a doctor won’t help, but seeing a paradox will.” – Swami Beyondananda
Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present. – Bill Keane, comic strip creator “The Family Circus”
And a Question:
Why should the aged eagle stretch its wings? – T. S. Eliot
Your answer: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ !
I look forward to your response and to your musings on anything else that strikes your fancy. While you’re at it, why not add a quote too. The humor section could use some beefing up. 🙂