"I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."T. S. Eliot 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."T. S. Eliot on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."T. S. Eliot on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."T. S. Eliot on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."T. S. Eliot on Robert Frost
"Art never improves, but... the material of art is never quite the same."
"All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths they become facts, or at best, part of the public character or at worst, catchwords."
"Business today consists in persuading crowds."
"The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all."
"The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living."