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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 04:45 pm
'The tragedy of getting old is not that you feel old but that you feel young' or something similar, who said this, need to quote it fairly urgently
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 04:50 pm
@Chinspinner,
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Alfred North Whitehead
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 04:50 pm
@Chinspinner,
scratch that.


The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.

OSCAR WILDE, The Picture of Dorian Gray
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 04:52 pm
@Questioner,
Thanks mate
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 04:53 pm
@Chinspinner,
'is young' or 'feels young' ? might paraphraze
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 05:04 pm
@Chinspinner,
I wouldn't change the words of Oscar Wilde. . . . just my own preference.
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Reply Fri 23 Sep, 2011 05:06 pm
@Questioner,
I kind of agree, never got through a book of his... pompous in the extreme.
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