"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Voltaire 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."Voltaire on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Voltaire on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Voltaire on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Voltaire on Robert Frost
"He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it."
"We are rarely proud when we are alone."
"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game."
"Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable."
"The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in."