"You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Pearl S. Buck 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."Pearl S. Buck on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Pearl S. Buck on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Pearl S. Buck on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Pearl S. Buck on Robert Frost
"We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave."
"Inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that is where I renew my springs that never dry up."
"The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration."
"Love alone could waken love."
"Order is the shape upon which beauty depends."