Old: ( elder......... )

A healthy community is one in which the elderly protect, care for, love and assist the younger ones to provide continuity and hope. (Founder Gray Panthers) --- Maggie Kuhn

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning today is young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. --- Henry Ford 1863

Do not go gentle into the good night. Old age should burn and rage at close of day. --- Dylan Thomas 1914

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, old time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today tomorrow will be a dying. --- Robert Herrick 1591

I am an old man and have had many troubles, but most of them never happened. --- Anon xxxx

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. --- Bernard Bauch 1870

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius. --- Joseph Addison 1672

Many people realize their hearts' desires late in life. Continue learning, never stop striving and keep your curiosity sharp, and you will never become too old to appreciate life. --- Anon xxxx

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. --- Henry David Thoreau 1917

None so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

These trying times are the good old days we'll be longing for in a few years. --- Jose Ferrer 1909

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