In old age we are like a batch of letters that...
Knut Hamsun Quotes
In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.
About the author
Born: 4 Aug 1859
Henry David Thoreau
C. S. Lewis
In The Past
Goodness does not consist in greatness, but greatness in goodness.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time.
Truth is the daughter of time.
I see the beard and cloak, but I don't yet see a philosopher.
I have never experienced being madly in love the way most people seem to have been, although it is not something I would miss. Instead I have had an enormous ability to love my children and my grandchildren and my great grandchildren.
I have been very interested in labor movement. If I could have wished another life, I would have loved to be a pioneer woman in the beginning of labor movement.
I don't mind dying, I'll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first.
Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago.
If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.