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I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there.

I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me.

I would like to see more airplay for all artists no matter what age. I think there's a lot of money being spent toward the young guys but a lot of the older guys are the ones who blazed the trail for those young guys.

In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.

Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day you're dealing with the mind of a child so it opens up that childishness in you again.

One of the tough things about being an actor probably the hardest thing is getting your foot in the door and my father handled that for me at a very early age.

I'll tell you there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.

'Bombing Afghanistan back into the Stone Age' was quite a favourite headline for some wobbly liberals. The slogan does all the work. But an instant's thought shows that Afghanistan is being if anything bombed out of the Stone Age.

Everybody past a certain age regardless of how they look on the outside pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives.

The one thing that unites all human beings regardless of age gender religion or ethnic background is that we all believe we are above-average drivers.

We of Africa protest that in this day and age we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.

I wanted to be a teacher. I love children so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of ten or eleven when I opened my mouth and said 'Oh God what's this?' I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian were gonna have to wait.

A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age he dies of being a man.

To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy in our age can do for those who study it.

I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.

Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age sex color class or religion children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range some people are loathsome and some are delightful.

As human beings our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more.

I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you you should stay home and have a good cry.

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.