"It was Julie Burchill who decreed that, beyond a certain age, a man should not be seen in a leather jacket."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Arthur Smith on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Arthur Smith on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Arthur Smith on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Arthur Smith on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Arthur Smith on Robert Frost
"I am 54 and age is slowly writing itself on my face."
"Reading the play at home, however fulfilling, can never be the vivacious experience that Shakespeare intended."
"It is more interesting to be compared to someone famous, because it lets you gauge what perceptions people have about your appearance."
"Ninety-eight per cent of laughter is nothing to do with jokes, which do not deserve to bear the weight of all the funny stuff in the world."
"The history of the relationship between comedy and swimming is short indeed. Of course it is always funny when someone falls into water, but that's about it."
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