Sunday, May 21, 2023

Aging like a fine wine...............

 Age will only be respected if it fights for itself, maintains its own rights, avoids dependence, and asserts control over its own sphere as long as life lasts.  For just as I like a young man to have something old about him, so I approve of an old man who has a touch of youth.  If that is his aim, whatever the age of the body, in spirit he will never be old.

-Cicero, from his 44 B.C. essay, Cato the Elder On Old Age

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