no woman should ever “No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.”

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the tragedy of old age “The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young”

you can construct the character “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”

the age of a woman doesn't “The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.”

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when i turned two i was “When I turned two I was really anxious, because I’d doubled my age in a year. I thought, if this keeps up, by the time I’m six I’ll be ninety.”

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once i planned to write “Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.”

in this age,which believes “In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.”

i knew my mother had “I knew my mother had it in for me from a young age. My bath toys were an electric toaster and hair-dryer.”

how young can you “How young can you die of old age?”

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he to whom the present “He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of the age in which he lives.”

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