"Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Vita Sackville-West 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."Vita Sackville-West on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Vita Sackville-West on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Vita Sackville-West on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Vita Sackville-West on Robert Frost
"Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt."
"I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong."
"Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong Kong."