"I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Henri Frederic Amiel 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."Henri Frederic Amiel on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Henri Frederic Amiel on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Henri Frederic Amiel on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Henri Frederic Amiel on Robert Frost
"Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority."
"To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song."
"Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd it must be communicated by contagion."
"To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy."
"Common sense is the measure of the possible it is composed of experience and prevision it is calculation applied to life."