Old men’s heads are just as bare
Between the cradle and the grave
Lies a haircut and a shave.”
——- Samuel Hoffenstein
“The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.”
——- Mark Twain
“It is not true that life is one damn thing after another – it’s one damn thing over and over.”
——-Edna St. Vincent Millay
“From the cradle to the coffin, underwear comes first.”
——- Berthold Brecht
For more information about the stages of life in different cultures and traditions, see Thomas Armstrong, The Human Odyssey: Navigating the Twelve Stages of Life.
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