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The Lord of the Rings gives us the wisdom of a meaningful life- about death, . To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing.

Relationships are like the tides: they ebb and flow. And when that tide is high, it’s utter bliss—every moment is filled with smiles and laughter and tenderness. But if that tide starts to flow back out? Well, in those moments, you could probably use some much-needed inspiration—pearls of wisdom that will re-light the embers from some of the smartest people on the planet. That’s why we’ve compiled these 50 nuggets of truth—some harsh, many heartwarming—that are guaranteed to get your heart all aflutter once again.

John Updike

Richard Bach


Audrey Hepburn

Dr. Seuss

Helen Keller

Karl Menninger

Harry, from When Harry Met Sally

Michael Bassey Johnson

Morrie Schwartz


Robin, from How I Met Your Mother

Ted, from How I Met Your Mother

Charles Dickens

Friedrich Nietzsche

Maya Angelou


Henri Frederic Amiel

Mignon McLaughlin

Eva Gabor

Domenico Cieri Estrada

Fraklin P. Jones

Mark Twain

N. R. Heart

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Jeanna Moreau

Madame de Stael


Kvothe, from The Wise Man’s Fear

William Shakespeare

John, from Wedding Crashers

Diane Arbus


The Prime Minister, from Love, Actually

Henry Winkler

These 50 relationship quotes are exactly that. Well, in those moments, you could probably use some much-needed inspiration—pearls of wisdom that will re -light the . But love, to some extent, protects you from age.” the 50.

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wise quotes about age

What defines true and profound love, a philosopher—or anyone who wants to better understand the emotion—might ask. To find answers, ponder wise words spoken by people who have achieved wisdom on the subject. Whether through experience, observation or examining the contents of their own mind, they've come up with insightful and memorable statements. Below is a collection of their philosophical and insightful quotes; some may shape your own view on love.

"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen

"You may only be one person to the world, but you may also be the world to one person." - anonymous quote

"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit." - Peter Ustinov

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao Tzu

"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." - Nietzsche

"You don't love a woman because she's beautiful; she is beautiful because you love her." - anonymous

"It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death." - Thomas Mann

"When the one man loves the one woman and the one woman loves the one man, the very angels desert heaven and come and sit in the house and sing for joy." - Brahma Sutra

"A fool in love makes no sense to me.
I only think you are a fool
If you do not love."
- anonymous quote

"The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It is focused attention." - Richard Warren

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Memorable Aging & Birthday Quotes from Famous People

wise quotes about age

How did you feel about your last birthday? Especially if it was a "big" birthday? Did it make you think about the things you've accomplished so far, and what you hope to do in the future? Did it make you wonder what that future might hold? No one can answer that question and every life is individual. But there are some viewpoints and sentiments we all share at different stages of our lives.

That fact is the inspiration behind the thought-provoking new book 100 Years: Wisdom From Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life. It was co-authored by the legendary designer Milton Glaser (who created the "I ♥ NY" logo among other iconic designs) and Joshua Prager, a journalist whose book Half-Life and TED Talk chronicle his search for the truck driver who caused the accident that paralyzed him.

Prager happened to read a comment by Louis Menand that at 19, discovering a new poem or poet can be "the most exciting thing in the world." Not long after, he came upon this in a novel by Don DeLillo: "At twenty years old, all you know is that you're twenty. Everything else is a mist that swirls around this fact."

He began wondering if other great writers had also commented on what it was like to be one age or another, and if these comments could come together to give you a general picture of the progression of a human lifetime. To find out, he began collecting quotes from great literary masters about every age from zero to 100. Glaser agreed to design the resulting book.

As the list came together, "the great sequence of life revealed itself," Prager writes. "Here were the wonders and confinements of childhood, the emancipations and frustrations of adolescence, the empowerments and millstones of adulthood, the recognitions and resignations of old age." Sometimes different authors would have opposing views of a given age--Thomas Mann saw 30 as an age of fulfillment while F. Scott Fitzgerald described it as the start of a future with diminishing prospects and thinning hair. But surprisingly often, authors from different continents, different walks of life and different eras saw the same ages in a very similar light. As Prager notes, "There were patterns to life. And they were shared."

Compiling all these passages took a very long time. Prager was 38 when he began the job--an age when, according to the novelist Yukio Mishima, youth seems not so far away and yet there's no way to get back there. He's now 44, an age that, according to Norman Mailer, "felt as if he were a solid embodiment of bone, muscle, heart, mind, and sentiment to be a man, as if he had arrived."

Depressingly, the 19th Century Swedish novelist Hjalmar Soderberg had this to say about 57, the age I'll be at my next birthday: "It's a critical age.... Desire is much the same as it ever was,--but satisfaction brings in its revenges." Nevertheless, I plan to give this fascinating and gorgeous book to just about everyone on my Christmas list.

Here's Prager's six-minute TED Talk about the project:

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The Lord of the Rings gives us the wisdom of a meaningful life- about death, . To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing.

160 Age Quotes

wise quotes about age

Robert Guillaume who voiced the unforgettable character of Rafiki in The Lion King has died age 89.

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The actor passed away at home after battling prostate cancer, his wife Donna Brown Guillaume confirmed on Tuesday night.

Other than the iconic role of Rafiki in the 1994 Disney classic, The Lion King, Guillaume was also known for the role of Benson Du Bois in the 70’s series Soap, about a butler and a state governor.

He won an Emmy in 1989 for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, becoming the first black actor to win the award.

Many people will remember him as the legendary voice of wisdom for Simba in the film, the delivery of his performance and the poignant message would stick with a generation forever.



Prepare to get super philosophical and teary-eyed at the same time.

Here are Rafiki’s top ten quotes from The Lion King

1. ‘Change is good…’

2. ‘The past can hurt, but the way I see it you can either run from it or learn from it.’

3. When Simba tells Rafiki that Mufasa is dead, he says:

‘Correction I know your father… he’s alive and I’ll show him to you, follow old Rafiki he knows the way, c’mon,’ they are at the water’s edge where Simba can see his reflection, Rafiki says: ‘look harder… you see he lives in you.’

4. ‘Can’t cut it out, it will grow right back.’

5. ‘The question is who… are you?’

6. ‘It means you’re a Baboon and I’m not.’

7. ‘I’m not the one who is confused, you’re the one who doesn’t even know who you are.’

8. ‘The King has returned’

9. ‘Any story worth telling is worth telling twice.’

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