Golden Years

 

"When young I ate so that I could write; in old age I write so that I may eat." ~~ M. A. Ginsburg

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"The ignorant think less clearly as they grow older; scholars think more clearly as they age." ~~ Talmud, Kinnin

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"Who wants to know all grows old before his time." ~~ Yiddish Proverb

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"To be old is a glorious thing when one has not unlearned what it means to begin. " ~~ Martin Buber

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"Anxiety will make a man old before his time." ~~ Ben Sira 30:24

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"To learn from the young is to eat unripe fruit and drink new wine; to learn from the old is to eat ripe fruit and drink old wine." ~~ (based on) Sayings of the Fathers 4:28

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"Who cries over the past is offering a vain prayer." ~~ Berakhot 9:3

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"Long experience is the crown of the aged." ~~ Ben Sira 25:6

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"Who respects the elderly is as if he respects the Lord." ~~ Alphabet of Ben Sira

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"For the ignorant, old age is winter; for the learned, old age is the harvest." ~~ Hasidic Proverb

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