Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage.
With increasing age, dullness of mind and heart sets in.
The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
Middle age is when you’ve met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
To be free in an age like ours, one must be in a position of authority. That in itself would be enough to make me ambitious.
The mental capacity of a person to make reasonable contracts, is the only criterion, by which to determine his legal capacity to make obligatory contracts. And his mental capacity to make reasonable contracts is certainly not to be determined by the fact that he is, or is not, twenty-one years of age.
I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.
Age steals away all things, even the mind.
Not everything in old age is grim. I haven’t walked through an airport for years, and wheelchairs are the way to travel.