"I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Carl Sandburg 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."Carl Sandburg on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Carl Sandburg on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Carl Sandburg on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Carl Sandburg on Robert Frost
"Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed."
"Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me."
"All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure."
"I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way."
"I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems and remember, no one can get the jump on the future."