„Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.“

—  Augustus

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römischer Kaiser -63 - 14 v.Chr

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„Young men," said Cæsar, "hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.“

—  Plutarch ancient Greek historian and philosopher 46 - 127

Cæsar Augustus
Roman Apophthegms

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„Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.“

—  George Chapman, All Fools

Act V, scene i.
All Fools (1605)

Benjamin Jowett Foto

„I hope our young men will not grow into such dodgers as these old men are. I believe everything that a young man says to me“

—  Benjamin Jowett Theologian, classical scholar, and academic administrator 1817 - 1893

Quelle: Letters, p. 250

„Bowls is a young man's game which old men can play.“

—  David Bryant (bowls) bowls champion 1931

Quoted in Colin Jarman's The Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990)

Adlai Stevenson Foto

„The Republican party makes even its young men seem old; the Democratic Party makes even its old men seem young.“

—  Adlai Stevenson mid-20th-century Governor of Illinois and Ambassador to the UN 1900 - 1965

Comparing Richard Nixon to Alben Barkley during the 1952 presidential race, as quoted in Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait (1959) by Earl Mazo, Chapter 7

„When old men decided to barter young men for pride and profit, the transaction was called war.“

—  Len Deighton English writer 1929

Eleven Declarations of War (London: Harcourt Brace, 1975) p. 11

George Herbert Foto

„[ Old men go to death; death comes to young men. ]“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633

Jacula Prudentum (1651)

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„Old men are always young enough to learn.“

—  Aeschylus, Agamemnon

Variant translation: Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.
Original: (el) ἀεὶ γὰρ ἥβη τοῖς γέρουσιν εὐμαθεῖν.
Quelle: Oresteia (458 BC), Agamemnon, line 584 ( line 583 of Richmond Lattimore's translation http://books.google.com/books?id=3duN7nP3OQYC&q=%22old+men+are+always+young+enough+to+learn%22&pg=PA40#v=onepage)

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„Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.“

—  Francis Bacon, buch Essays

Of Marriage and Single Life
Essays (1625)

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„I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.“

—  George S. McGovern American politician, Congressman, senator, Democratic presidential candidate 1922 - 2012

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„Young men soon give and soon forget affronts;
Old age is slow in both.“

—  Joseph Addison, buch Cato

Act II, scene v.
Cato, A Tragedy (1713)

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„The old and the young, he thought. The old, who do not care; the young, who do not think.“

—  Clifford D. Simak American writer, journalist 1904 - 1988

“The Autumn Land” (p. 250); originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1971
Short Fiction, Skirmish (1977)

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„He that would pass the latter part of life with honour and decency, must, when he is young, consider that he shall one day be old; and remember, when he is old, that he has once been young.“

—  Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719

Samuel Johnson in The Rambler, no. 50 (8 September 1750); many of Johnson's remarks have been attributed to Addison
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Charles Mackay Foto

„Old Tubal Cain was a man of might
In the days when earth was young.“

—  Charles Mackay British writer 1814 - 1889

"Tubal Cain".
Legends of the Isles and Other Poems (1851)

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