Beauty is merciless. You do not look at it, it looks at you and does not forgive.
- Nikos Kazantzakis
Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age.
- Victor Hugo
A working definition of fathering might be this: fathering is the act of guiding a child to behave in ways that lead to the child's becoming a secure child in full, thus increasing his or her chances of being happy and fruitful as a young adult.
- Clyde Edgerton
Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
- Aldous Huxley
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
- Golda Meir
When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.
- Robert Bly
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
- Edmund Burke
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed. I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly. He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank
As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
- Gloria Swanson
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
- Charlie Chaplin
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
- Doris Lessing
Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.
- Amy Heckerling
You can't really say what is beautiful about a place, but the image of the place will remain vividly with you.
- Tadao Ando
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
I made a decision when my father passed away that I was going to be who God made me to be and not try to preach like my father.
- Joel Osteen
She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon.
- Groucho Marx
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
- Jules Renard
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
- Margaret Mead
Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
- Khalil Gibran
As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
- Marvin Davis
I just wish I could understand my father.
- Michael Jackson
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
- Dante Alighieri
Old age is no place for sissies.
- Bette Davis
My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose
My mother always called me an ugly weed, so I never was aware of anything until I was older. Plain girls should have someone telling them they are beautiful. Sometimes this works miracles.
- Hedy Lamarr
Whenever I go to New York or any European country, they say: 'Nawal, why don't you get a facelift?' I tell them, 'I am proud of my wrinkles. Every wrinkle on my face tells the story of my life. Why should I hide my age?'
- Nawal El Saadawi
I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe
Beauty has a lot to do with character.
- Kevyn Aucoin