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Ages Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Ages

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The highest thinkers of the ages,
the seers of the tribes and the nations,
have been optimists.
- Helen Keller

Related topics: Positive

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages
are perpetuated by quotations.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Are creeds such simple things like the clothes
which a man can change at will - and put on at will?
Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Individually, we do have our crises -
mostly from unexpected directions,
but so have all people from all ages.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources,
taking the best from every study,
Science of Mind brings together
the highest enlightenment of the ages.
- Ernest Holmes

Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages
to its present state of civilization.
Imagination led Columbus to discover America.
Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
- L. Frank Baum

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking our
cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is, "Life is not supposed to be fair."
This is not sad news. This is GLORIOUS news!
Life is not broken. Nothing is wrong.
God has not failed, died, or gone on vacation.
The world is working perfectly. We just misunderstood.
Somewhere along the way, someone got the idea that
life was "supposed" to be "fair,"
and all the trouble started -
expectation, disappointment, resentment, anger -
a whole cycle of suffering that began
with the belief that life is "supposed" to be "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

The most interesting thing about the idea of money
is that it makes it possible to measure something in
previous ages we couldn't be sure about,
and that something is power.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Morally, the world is both better and worse than it was.
We are worse off than in the middle ages,
or the 17th and 18th centuries, in that we have the atomic menace.
- Pierre Schaeffer

I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Sex, a great and mysterious motive force in human life,
has indisputably been a subject of absorbing interest
to mankind through the ages.
- William J. Brennan, Jr.

No student of history can fail to see the moral interest of the Middle Ages,
any more than an artist can fail to see their aesthetic interest.
- Goldwin Smith

I really respond to diversity, a broader landscape,
with actors of different ages and races and backgrounds.
- Ryan Phillippe

I dropped out of high school four times between the ages of 12 to 17.
- Philip Emeagwali

We're in the dark ages if J-Lo can have a music career because of her ass.
And let's face it, that's it.
- Jack Black

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages,
may be preserved by quotation.
- Isaac D'Israeli

In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion,
whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
- Robert Runcie

There are three terrible ages of childhood -
1 to 10,
10 to 20, and 20 to 30.
- Cleveland Amory

It flourished with the Saracens, and suffered in the
obscure and fanatical days of the Middle Ages.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

People have known of Shakespeare's homosexuality down through the ages.
- George Weinberg

We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity -
romantic love and gunpowder.
- Andre Maurois

My sisters and I were fortunate to travel through Asia
and Europe at very young ages.
We confronted extraordinary beauty in Athens and unspeakable poverty in India.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

Real socialism is inside man.
It wasn't born with Marx.
It was in the communes of Italy in the Middle Ages.
You can't say it is finished.
- Dario Fo

It was between the ages of 14 and 20 and I started off not eating at all,
maybe an apple a day.
- Torrie Wilson

If this is not done, future ages will certainly look
back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit
of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

Virtue is relative to the actions and ages of each of us in all that we do.
- Plato

Have all the hopes of ages come to naught? Is life
no more with noble meaning fraught?
- Ada Cambridge

God himself preserved the Bible, and brought it down through the ages.
- Jerry Falwell

What progress we are making.
In the Middle Ages they would have burned me.
Now they are content with burning my books.
- Sigmund Freud

I see myself and many artists like me as the torchbearers through these dark ages.
- John Zorn

We thus see that the Greeks of the early ages knew
little of any real people except those to the east
and south of their own country,
or near the coast of the Mediterranean.
- Thomas Bulfinch

Modern as the style of Pascal's writing is,
his thought is deeply impregnated with the spirit of the Middle Ages.
He belonged, almost equally, to the future and to the past.
- Lytton Strachey

Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle;
but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
- Michel de Montaigne

From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely
roaring at really good toilet humour.
- Adrian Edmondson

Minds ripen at very different ages.
- Stevie Wonder

I haven't had that good a time in ages.
Since September 11, really.
I just felt so happy, it was like the sun came out of the clouds for me.
I love Italy.
- Bruce Sterling

The fashions of the ages vary in this direction and that,
but they vary for the most part from a central road
which was struck out by the imagination of Greece.
- Gilbert Murray

The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle
Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
- Anzia Yezierska

There is something dark and wintry about the atmosphere
of the later Middle Ages.
- Lytton Strachey

Our company is working with Disney to create a game
for children between the ages of maybe four and 12,
so we can teach them what the capitalist system is all about.
- Sanford I. Weill

The experience of ages has shown that a man who works on the land is purer,
nobler, higher, and more moral...
Agriculture should be at the basis of everything.
That's my idea.
- Nikolai Gogol

One cannot comprehend Him through reason,
even if one reasoned for ages.
- Guru Nanak

The human comedy is always tragic, but since its ingredients are always the same -
dupe,
fox, straight, like burlesque skits -
the repetition through the ages is comedy.
- Dawn Powell

Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment
of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another
promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society.
- Jack Kingston

I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages
young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
- Jerome K. Jerome

God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,
and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
- William Ellery Channing

This Epistle, is therefore a legacy to the Christians of all ages.
- John Strachan

Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live,
and illustrate the times.
- Ben Jonson

I'm more into the Spawn toys.
They're really cool.
They're coming out with a Techno Spawn series and another series,
The Dark Ages, which are really cool.
- Jason Mewes

It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to
deny what exists and to explain what does not exist.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages.
Our best institutions are like young trees growing
upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
- Henry Ward Beecher

India of the ages is not dead nor has she spoken her last creative word;
she lives and has still something to do for herself and the human peoples.
- Sri Aurobindo

Woman throughout the ages has been mistress to the law,
as man has been its master.
- Freda Adler

I can't remember much about the early flights,
except that it was ages before we got into First Class.
- Phil Collins

We can't manipulate some stars while maintaining other stars as controls;
we can't start and stop ice ages,
and we can't experiment with designing and evolving dinosaurs.
- Jared Diamond

Back through the ages of barbarism and civilization,
in all tongues, we find this instinctive pleasure in
the imitative action that is the very essence of all drama.
- George P. Baker

Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation.
Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate,
robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures.
- David K. Shipler

Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert,
in any event I have always from the earliest of ages
found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on my own.
- Roger Moore

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from
the grasp of executive power.
- Daniel Webster

Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes
have recurred over and over,
in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess
Venus from the sea of our unconscious.
- Joan D. Vinge

I attempt to write a good novel.
Whether it is literature or not is something that will be decided by the ages,
not by me and not by a pack of critics around the globe.
- Elizabeth George

The three ages of man: youth, middle age and 'my word you do look well'.
- June Whitfield

Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during
the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves
from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants.
- John Shimkus

It is an axiom, enforced by all the experience of the ages,
that they who rule industrially will rule politically.
- Aneurin Bevan

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages
is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs,
fables, folk sayings and quotations.
- William Feather


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