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George William Curtis Quotes

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He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.
- George William Curtis

Related topics: Science

A man's country is not a certain area of land,
of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle
and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis

Happiness lies first of all in health.
- George William Curtis

The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
- George William Curtis

 

While we read history we make history.
- George William Curtis

The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
- George William Curtis

It is not observed in history that families improve with time.
- George William Curtis


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Imagination is as good as many voyages -
and how much cheaper!
- George William Curtis

The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
- George William Curtis

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
- George William Curtis

Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow.
- George William Curtis

Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame,
which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble
thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
- George William Curtis

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing
that assures the prosperous voyage.
- George William Curtis

Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
- George William Curtis

Romance like a ghost escapes touching;
it is always where you are not,
not where you are.
The interview or conversation was prose at the time,
but it is poetry in the memory.
- George William Curtis

Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae,
and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die in it,
if they can not conquer.
- George William Curtis

Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
- George William Curtis

The big mistake that men make is that when they turn
thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty,
they believe that they like women.
Actually, you're just horny.
It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.
- George William Curtis

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When your friends begin to flatter
you on how young you look,
it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

The best mirror is an old friend.
- Proverb

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Forgiveness ... is the finishing of old business
that allows us to experience the present,
free of contamination from the past.
- Joan Borysenko

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

Sometimes new love comes between old friends.
Sometimes the best love was the one that was always there.
- Anonymous

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend -
and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck

An old friend will help you move.
A good friend will help you move a dead body.
- Jim Hayes

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Getting old is a fascination thing.
The older you get, the older you want to get.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving
for my friends, the old and the new.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A two-year-old is kind of like having a blender,
but you don't have a top for it.
- Jerry Seinfeld

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I always like to know everything about my new friends,
and nothing about my old ones.
- Oscar Wilde

It is one of the blessings of old friends
that you can afford to be stupid with them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Every generation laughs at the old fashions,
but follows religiously the new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions,
slowly eroding old barriers,
quietly building new structures.
- John F. Kennedy

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

Old is always fifteen years from now.
- Bill Cosby

All diseases run into one - old age.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To a philosopher all news,
as it is called, is gossip,
and they who edit and read it
are old women over their tea.
- Henry David Thoreau

Old friends pass away, new friends appear.
It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives.
The important thing is to make it meaningful:
a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns
to be amused rather than shocked.
- Pearl S. Buck

No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old,
and that I know.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every one desires to live long,
but no one would be old.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot

Short words are best
and the old words, when short, are best of all.
- Winston Churchill

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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