“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.”
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“Ignorance is the only illness...”
“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”
“Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.”
“They say with age comes wisdom but the wisdom that you acquire as an old man is really only worth having as a young man.”
“Old age ain't no place for sissies.”
Henry Louis Mencken
“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.”
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