"We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that we should can lead to disaster."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Martha Beck 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."Martha Beck on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Martha Beck on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Martha Beck on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Martha Beck on Robert Frost
"Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind."
"No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone."
"Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation."
"Anger elicits anger, fear elicits fear, no matter how well meaning we may be."
"Seek art from every time and place, in any form, to connect with those who really move you."