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I am just over an attack of grippe-bronchitis, very unpleasant at my ages (I have two or three).
There are days when solitude, for someone of my age, is a heady wine which intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
The fear of aging, a commonplace neurosis, does not usually wait for age and spares neither sex.
One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
There is a certain melancholy in having to tell oneself that one has said good-bye — unless of course one is a grandmother — to the age and the circumstances that enable one to observe young children closely and passionately.
And what then is old age? I shall learn. But when it comes I shall no longer be able to understand it.
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Faith is not trying to believe something regardless of the evidence; faith is daring to do something regardless of the consequences.
January 28, 1873
August 3, 1954
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