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Editor & Publisher, quoted in Reader's Digest, May, 1980

Old age is always 15 years older than I am. - Bernard Baruch By the time a person gets to greener pastures, he can't climb the fence. Frank Dickson, quoted by Ira G. Corn, Jr., United Feature Syndicate Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does -- except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place. - Abigail Van Buren, Chicago Tribute-New York News Syndicate Lowell Thomas, speaking at a luncheon, warned that one of the dangers of passing the 80th year of age is that "everything you say reminds you of something else." It's only natural for older people to be quiet. They have a lot more to be quiet about.