Saturday, June 21, 2014
WISE WORDS RE AGING AND LIFE
Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast—you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.
Written well before cell phones and all the other technology speeded up the mix!
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
—Marcus Tullius Cicero
I'm not convinced. Perhaps Cicero, brilliant as he was, did not have much pleasure as a youth!!
Nobody knows the age of the human race, but everybody agrees that it is old enough to know better.
I'm not convinced that those who should have known better agree. Would you like me to name names?
My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.
He was a real funny guy. Best as I recall he used to say, "Take my wife...PLEASE!!"
Bye for Now,