"In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Pope Paul VI 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."Pope Paul VI on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Pope Paul VI on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Pope Paul VI on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Pope Paul VI on Robert Frost
"Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest."
"The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal."
"Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground."
"Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters."
"We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly let him rejoice."