Quotation Explorer - 'Elderly'

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
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
The glory of the elderly is long life with grey hair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
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
The fact that social media has leveled the playing field doesn't offer you the right to disrespect the elderly - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Obscenity is what happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. - Bertrand Russell
Sure I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day. - Lillian Carter
It always a blessing to learn the wisdom from elderly people. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
If it wasn't for the elderly we wouldn't be were we are today. - Nettie Febus
Blessed is the society with elderly souls. - 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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
One of the most important jobs of the youth is to make the elderly happy. - Mehmet Murat ildan
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