"Old age and treachery will always beat youth and exuberance."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."David Mamet 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."David Mamet on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."David Mamet on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."David Mamet on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."David Mamet on Robert Frost
"In practice we, in the world, must do business with each other."
"I understand that computers, which I once believed to be but a hermaphrodite typewriter-cum-filing cabinet, offer the cyber literate increased ability to communicate. I do not think this is altogether a bad thing, however it may appear on the surface."
"Policemen so cherish their status as keepers of the peace and protectors of the public that they have occasionally been known to beat to death those citizens or groups who question that status."
"You know, young actors say all the time, 'Should I use my own life experience?' And my response is, 'What choice do you have?'"
"In my family, in the days prior to television, we liked to while away the evenings by making ourselves miserable, solely based on our ability to speak the language viciously."