Today I’m drafting an article about retirement, referencing an article in Everyday Health and reading from Brain Pickings. All thoughts converge in Steve McCurry’s blog—as they so often do: his genius. To repeat: “A man’s age represents a fine cargo of experiences and memories.” To add: “…And if, with the decay of vitality, weariness increases, the thought of rest will not be unwelcome. I should wish to die while still at work, knowing that others will carry on what I can no longer do…what was possible has been done.” Bertrand Russell
Stronger by weakness, wiser men become
As they draw near to their eternal home.
Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view
That stand upon the threshold of the new.
– Edmund Waller
When we’re young we have faith in what is seen, but when we’re old we know that what is seen is traced in air and built on water.
– Maxwell Anderson
Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India
The great secret that all old people share is that you really
haven’t changed in 70 or 80 years.
Your body changes, but you don’t change at all.
– Doris Lessing
Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be.
– Robert Browning
It takes a long time to become young.
– Pablo Picasso
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
– Frank Lloyd…
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