"Age is a matter of feeling, not of years."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Washington Irving 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."Washington Irving on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Washington Irving on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Washington Irving on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Washington Irving on Robert Frost
"A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty."
"Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business."
"There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place."