There must be a goal at every stage of life! There must be a goal!
When you least expect it, someone may actually listen to what you have to say.
By the year 2020, the year of perfect vision, the old will outnumber the young.
Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind - even if your voice shakes.
The ultimate indignity is to be given a bedpan by a stranger who calls you by your first name.
Power should not be concentrated in the hands of so few, and powerlessness in the hands of so many.
Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.