Words [and Words] of Wisdom…

“The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” ( – Oliver Wendell Holmes)

“I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about 100.” ( – Thomas Edison [who lived to be 84])

“You are the only one who is passionately interested in your age; other people have their own troubles.” ( – Dorothy Parker)

“I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I’m not old yet! ( – Tina Turner)…you go, sista!

“The secret [to] staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” ( – Lucille Ball)

…and my all-time favorite of these six: “If you pull out a gray hair, seven will come to its funeral.” ( – German proverb)


About shacoyo

Quasi-retired, freelance copyeditor. Web site: www.redline-editing.com
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