"An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Andre Maurois 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."Andre Maurois on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Andre Maurois on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Andre Maurois on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Andre Maurois on Robert Frost
"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form."
"Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul."
"Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold."
"Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record."
"Business is a combination of war and sport."