"Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Soren Kierkegaard 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."Soren Kierkegaard on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Soren Kierkegaard on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Soren Kierkegaard on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Soren Kierkegaard on Robert Frost
"Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid."
"Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays."
"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."
"It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important."
"Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearences."