Quotation Explorer - 'Elderly'

In the 1950s at least less was expected of women. Now we're supposed to build a career, build a home, be the supermum that every child deserves, the perfect wife, meet the demands of elderly parents, and still stay sane. - Sara Sheridan
Such elderly people were in the habit of saying that he simply had no will-power; but it might just as well have been said that he had all his life long only been a many-sided dilettante. - Robert Musil
The fact that social media has leveled the playing field doesn't offer you the right to disrespect the elderly - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Blessed is the society with elderly souls. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When you push your stroller past a group of elderly women, you'll see in the turning gladness of their bodies a glimpse of the children they had been, turning toward the tin music of the ice cream van. - Beth Ann Fennelly
Death would not surprise us as often as it does, if we let go of the misbelief that newborns are less mortal than the elderly. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It always a blessing to learn the wisdom from elderly people. - Lailah Gifty Akita
As child, when the elders spoke their wise words, it only echoes in my ears. As adult, I have crystal clear insight to the wise aphorisms by the elderly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If it wasn't for the elderly we wouldn't be were we are today. - Nettie Febus
Obscenity is what happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. - Bertrand Russell
A young child is a leader to an elderly person once his purpose has a faithful, sincere and trustworthy influence on people. Leadership is not restricted to position and age; it is self-made and influencial. Everyone has this self-leadership quality. - Israelmore Ayivor
This life is ironic: for it takes pain to discover pleasure; it takes sadness to know happiness; it takes war to value peace; and it takes hatred to treasure love.[Culled from: "Amara & The Strange Elderly Woman"] - Emmanuel Aghado
He possessed an unflinching belief that all people the poor, children, the elderly were human assets, waiting to be developed so they could earn their success. - Arthur C. Brooks
Sure I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day. - Lillian Carter
The very fact that we now design and manufacture robot companions for the elderly marks a turning point. We ask technology to perform what used to be "love's labor": taking care of each other. - Alone Together Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
One of the most important jobs of the youth is to make the elderly happy. - Mehmet Murat ildan
The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life the sick, the needy, and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
As child, when the elders spoke their wise words, it only echoes in my ears. As an adult, I have crystal clear insight to the wise aphorisms by the elderly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. - Arthur C. Clarke
The young man pities his elders, fearing the day he, too, will join their ranks. The elderly man pities the younger generation, well-knowing the trials and tribulations that lie ahead of them. - Lynda I Fisher
the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. - Andy Rooney
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
The young must learn to appreciate the wisdom of elderly people and learn from their life experiences. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Blessed are you when you enjoyed the company of elderly people. They are always ready to share their rich experience and wisdom with young people. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The glory of the elderly is long life with grey hair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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