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Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It’s all work and no play.
In the first weeks after Hiroshima, extravagant statements by President Truman and other official spokesmen for the U.S. government transformed the inception of the atomic age into the most mythologized event in American history.
You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we’re all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it.
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.
It was always something I knew I was capable of and from an early age my mother was involved in the film industry. She used to work at a production company. So I was exposed to a renaissance period of films in New Zealand back in the early 80’s.
John Barth, I think, was really a writer of my own age and somewhat of my own temperament, although his books are very different from mine, and he has been a spokesman for the very ambitious, long, rather academic novel. But I don’t think that what he is saying, so far as I understand it, is so very different from what I’m saying.
When I was born, my parents and my mother’s parents planted a dogwood tree in the side yard of the large white house in which we lived throughout my boyhood. This tree I learned quite early, was exactly my age – was, in a sense, me.
I suppose sequels are inevitable for a writer of a certain age.
Old age treats freelance writers pretty gently.
The theme of old age doesn’t seem to fascinate Hollywood.
We’re past the age of heroes and hero kings… Most of our lives are basically mundane and dull, and it’s up to the writer to find ways to make them interesting.
In Hollywood, you play a mom, and the next thing you know, you’re on ‘The Golden Girls.’ They age you so fast.
American Idol transcends age, gender, ethnicity, everything.