"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Thomas Bailey Aldrich 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."Thomas Bailey Aldrich on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Thomas Bailey Aldrich on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Thomas Bailey Aldrich on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Thomas Bailey Aldrich on Robert Frost
"I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full. When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied, and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings."