Quotation Explorer - 'Ages'

Stamp-collectors are a strange, silent fish-like breed, of all ages, but only of the male sex; women, apparently, fail to see the peculiar charm of gumming bits of coloured paper into albums. - George Orwell
Whence but from heaven, could men unskilled in arts,In several ages born, in several parts,Weave such agreeing truths? Or how, or why, Should all conspire to cheat us with a lie? - John Dryden
There was a time when religion ruled the world. It is known as the Dark Ages. - Ruth Hurmence Green
It took me ages to grow into being a woman, into being happy with it. - Helena Bonham Carter
...the holy men sat in an atmospherereeking of antiquity, so thick with thedust of ages that you can't see through it--nor can they. - Gertrude Bell
Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterwards has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified. - Mahatma Gandhi
A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time. - Fontenelle
I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields. - Henry Ford
Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge. - Cicero
Some dark nights hide the cruelest of secrets. Such are the tales of the dark shadows hidden in that old castle in a distant land. The story of ages started with a classic; highlighting the infamous monster made out of a man. - Adhish Mazumder
The Word of God bares weight on all ages always. - Matt Chandler
Help your fatherAs he ages And loses his strengthFor it was he who sheltered youAnd protected you from the stormsKhoiSan Book of Wisdom - rassool jibraeel snyman
Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities. - Kahlil Gibran
Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority. - James Thurber
Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages. - Auguste Rodin
For books are more than books, they are the lifeThe very heart and core of ages past,The reason why men lived and worked and died,The essence and quintessence of their lives. - Amy Lowell
Time moved for you not in quotidian beats, but in the slow rhythm the ages keep - Aldous Huxley
Magic is a very beautiful mystery. Even the ages old magic effects still surprises the most modern men. - Amit Kalantri
that the grace of fable stirs the mind"...and..."that the perusal of excellent books is, as it were, to interview with the noblest men of past ages - René Descartes
Your Real Self is the permanent atom of your identity, the rock of ages that remains unmoved by the restless tides of life. - Elizabeth Clare Prophet
Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny. It's the only one. It's based on thousands of years of human experience. There is nothing narrow about the conservative philosophy. It's a liberating philosophy. It is a magnificent philosophy. It is a philosophy for the ages, for all times. - Mark R. Levin
For ages past the Genius of Literature and the Genius of Art have walked together hand in hand. For the Goddess of letters is blind, and only she of Art can lend her sight. - Howard Pyle
Hypocrisy has its place in the ages of strong belief: in which even when one is compelled to exhibit a different belief one does not abandon the belief on already has. - Frederich Nietzsche
The women’s entire education should be planned in relation to men. To please men, to be useful to them, to win their love and respect, to raise them as children, care for them as adults… these are women’s duties in all ages and these are what they should be taught from childhood. - Jacques Rousseau
When humanity finally emerges from the Middle Ages altogether, when he stops connecting psychic behavior with"the work of the Devil" or with some unknown, unmentionable force, then he will emerge into the New Age of enlightenment. - Daniel Logan
Throughout the ages, the wisdom has been taught. Now the language has changed, and truth is given in the language of science. - Compton Gage
What a major mistake, having rejected pretty much all of the great talented female artists that have lived throughout the ages, art history is left incomplete. The validity of the written art history is as absent as those women left out. - Siren Waroe
We inhereit from our ancestors gifts so often taken for granted... Each of us contains within... this inheritance of soul. We are links between the ages, containing past and present expectations, sacred memories and future promise. - Edward Sellner
Christmas cut history in two ages, the Age of Promise, and the Age of Fulfillment. - John Piper
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
The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. - Robert Jordan
Some memories made in time will last ages tossed aside. - Adhish Mazumder
Thinking things has been done through the ages; knowing things remains to be done.
It is said some lives are linked across time. Connected by an ancient calling that echoes through the ages. Destiny. - Prince of Persia 1
An ancient sage held that in different ages, humans held the senses in different ratios, according to the media by which they communicated and expressed themselves. Hence before writing, the ear was the royal sense. After writing, the eye. - Karl Schroeder
I have read of the great wars of ages past, and men slaughtered by the tens of thousands. And we give but fleeting consideration to their deaths, for it is our nature to banish such thoughts. - Seth Grahame-Smith
The best men in all ages keep classic traditions alive. - George Santayana
The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been. - Madeleine L'Engle
America is therefore the land of the future, where, in the ages that lie before us, the burden of the World's History shall reveal itself. - Georg W. Hegel
We were the creatures desired throughout the ages... foolish humans didn't even realize it, living in their own little world. - Kay Harding
The lesson of the ages have proved that success is more than just the accumulation of wealth and by contract no one can be a complete failure when you work towards goals and services of others, your goals must be fulfilled. - Godwin Elendu Ph.D
We must have within ourselves some consciousness of this impelling power that may lead us to travel deliberately through our ages, realizing that the most wonderful adventures are not those which we go forth to seek. - Frances Chesterton
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
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. - Benjamin Disraeli
Who upholds the gorsedd if not You? Who counts the ages of the world if not You? Who commands the Wheel of Heaven if not You? Who quickens life in the womb if not You? Therefore, God of All Virtue and Power, sain us and shield us with Your Swift Sure Hand. - Stephen R. Lawhead
...beauty is a spark which flares up when two ages meet across the distance of time,...beauty is a clean sweep of chronology, a rebellion against time. - Milan Kundera
The castle? The monster? The man of learning? I only just thought of it. Surely you know that just as the momentous events of the past cast their shadows down the ages, so now, when the sun is drawing toward the dark,our own shadows race into the past to trouble mankind's dreams. - Gene Wolfe
Modern scientific findings harmonize with revelation through the ages. No conflict exists between the gospel and any truth .... All true principles are a part of the gospel of Jesus Christ. There is no principle that we need to fear. - Spencer W. Kimball
Improving intelligence is possible, but it is more likely to occur if children are given the right experiences at the right ages. - Dennis Garlick
Pleasure is the only thing one should live for, nothing ages like happiness. - Oscar Wilde
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. - w.e. channing
The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages.
Among leaders who have made the greatest impact through ages, I would consider Muhammad before Jesus Christ. - James Gavin
The contest, for ages, has been to rescue Liberty from the grasp of executive power. - Daniel Webster
. . . a constitution, intended toendure for ages to come, andconsequently, to be adapted to thevarious crises of human affairs. - John Marshall
Your kids pissing you off is an inborn instinct. It's nature's way of getting you to kick them out when they turn 18!Okaaay. ~sigh~ Due to the times, you can kick them out between the ages of 28-38. Can someone please dramatically reduce the cost of housing, already?~SHEESH~ - Dakota Dawn
Raising a child is a time of RAPID CHANGE! From the ages of 0 to 19, a PARENT can age over 30 years! - Tanya Masse
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - gunpowder and romantic love. - Andre Maurois
Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find. - Peter Ustinov
As ages passed we the people, were all blinded and misled in their ventures, by the heralds of the past. In the art of suppression apartheid and slavery were born and raised. In the final stage we established our earth as a drain of fuel and the religion of money made his appearance. - Nynke Visser
Most adults have a vocabulary of around 60,000 words, meaning that children must learn 10 to 20 words a day between the ages of eight months and 18 years. And yet the most frequent 100 words account for 60% of all conversations. The most common 4000 words account for 98% of conversation. - David Miller
The most important doctrine I can declare, and the most powerful testimony I can bear, is of the atoning sacrifice of the Lord Jesus Christ. His atonement is the most transcendent event that ever has or ever will occur from Creation’s dawn through all the ages of a never-ending eternity. - Bruce R. McConkie
Men are most virile and attractive between the ages of 35 and 55. Under 35 a man has too much to learn, and I don't have time to teach him. - Hedy Lamarr
It is to these two discoveries by that we owe the exactness of modern astronomy. .... This double service assures to their discoverer the most distinguished place (after Hipparchus and Kepler) above the greatest astronomers of all ages and all countries. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Delambre - Bradley
It is hard not to see into the future, faced with today's blind architecture - a thousand times more stupid and more revolting than that of other ages. How bored we shall be inside! - André Breton
Clarity in my cup. Transparency of my soul. Lucidity of myself. Elixir of the ages. Tea makes us all sages. - Dharlene Marie Fahl
My age and the ages of my children are imaginary numbers. - Carol L. Covin
Commoditization is the enemy of meaning. In ages dominated by the forces of commoditization, individuals pay the price with devalued lives. by contrast, unique skills requiring mastery and expertise, like the skills of a brain surgeon, are safe from the threat of commoditization. - Tom Hayes
Don't ruin a relationship, by giving it a name.A potential lover. A lover of the present and An ace of the past.These months, years and ages, might just forget the memory And remember the terms you used to file them in a draft. - Shillpi S Banerrji
Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years. - James Thurber
Some ages are lukewarm and complacent, and then it is our business to soothe them yet faster asleep. Other ages, of which the present is one, are unbalanced and prone to faction, and it is our business to inflame them. - C.S. Lewis
Another remarkable thing about the dead is that they are all ages, preserved at every age you ever knew them, and at no age at all. - Dara Horn
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
There are three terrible ages of childhood - 1 to 10, 10 to 20, and 20 to 30. - Cleveland Amory
How many ages hence Shall this our lofty scene be acted over In states unborn and accents yet unknown! - William Shakespeare
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Democracy's fatal flaw: There are more dumb people than smart people. Welcome to the new Dark Ages! - Oliver Gaspirtz
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