"The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured."
"Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act."
"Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age."
"If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started."
"Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief."
"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind."
"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end."
"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living."
"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom."
"I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity."
"Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself."
"An unjust peace is better than a just war."
"While there's life, there's hope."