"When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."A. C. Benson 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."A. C. Benson on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."A. C. Benson on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."A. C. Benson on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."A. C. Benson on Robert Frost
"One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do."
"Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene."
"I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this."