"While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Amos Bronson Alcott 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."Amos Bronson Alcott on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Amos Bronson Alcott on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Amos Bronson Alcott on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Amos Bronson Alcott on Robert Frost
"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age."
"A government, for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay."
"Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams."
"Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators."
"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes."