"I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Birch Bayh 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."Birch Bayh on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Birch Bayh on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Birch Bayh on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Birch Bayh on Robert Frost