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"Combine nursing homes with nursery schools. Bring very old and very young together: they interest one another."  (John Cage, M, Writings 1967 - 1972)

"Grow graceful, growing old."  (Anonymous)

"I'm an old-fashioned guy... I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something."  (Johnny Depp)

"I'm really appalled by plastic surgery in this country. We've got to make friends with those sags and wrinkles, as they represent our lifetime experience."  (Jane Fonda)

"I've lived a number of lives. I'm inclined to envy the man who leads one life, with one job, and one wife, in one country, under one God. It may not be a very exciting existence, but at least by the time he's seventy-three he knows how old he is."  (John Huston, American filmmaker)

"It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it."  (W. Somerset Maugham)

"No man is so old as to believe he cannot live one more year."  (Sean O'Casey, Irish playwright)

"The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life."  (Mohammad Ali)

"We hear the haunting presentiment of a dutiful middle age in the current reluctance of young people to select any option except the one they feel will impinge upon them the least."  (Gail Sheehy)

"When at last we are sure / You’ve been properly pilled, / Then a few paper forms / Must be properly filled / So that you and your heirs / May be properly billed."  (Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, 1904-1991, You’re Only Old Once! Random House 86)

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