Golden Oldies

Selection of artists' pieces for "Golden Oldies".

Douglas Smith
“When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. "
-Victor Hugo
C.F. Payne
"It's a moment that I'm after, a fleeting moment, but not a frozen moment"
-Andrew Wyeth
Ted Wright
" Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."
-Mark Twain
Jason Seiler
"A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer."
-Hesketh Pearson
David Johnson
"A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality. "
Oscar Ramos
"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. "
- Aldous Huxley
Guy Stauber
"Being upbeat is the key to life. "
- David Frost
Bill Sanderson
"Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success."
- Louisa May Alcott
Dongyun Lee
"I admire those people who hold on to their elegance in old age but I'd rather have fun ."
-Heather Graham
Rudy Gutierrez
"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age. "
-Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Kent Barton
"I look back on my life like a good day's work, it was done and I am satisfied with it. "
-Grandma Moses
Paul Cox
"The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable..."
-Leon Edel
David Palumbo
"The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old. "
-Rosalyn S. Yallow
Mark Summers
"A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. "
-Washington Irving, Rip Van Winkle
Michal Dziekan
"Old age is no place for sissies. "
- Bette Davis
Gary Kelley
"You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning. "
-Billy Wilder
Sam Spratt
"It seems to me there is a change in what audiences want to see. I can only hope that's correct, because there's an awful lot of people of my age around now and we outnumber the others. "
-Maggie Smith
Ricardo Martinez
"Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour. "
-Fidel Castro
Tran Nguyen
"To be old is to be part of a huge and ordinary multitude... the reason why old age was venerated in the past was because it was extraordinary. "
-Ronald Blythe
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Our old age was in some respects the happiest period of life. "
-Charles Eastman
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