Quotations About / On:
Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Nerissa, in The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 2, l. 8-9.
Over indulgence or having too much ages people, while those of moderate means live longer.)
“They love their hair because theyre not smart enough to love something more interesting.” Looking for Alaska
life is like a hassle journey.granted you cruise it more roughly, you'll die like a fly and be buried as thin as your hair's width.
(life is such a cruel thing if lived not safely)
I mourn for those lads misery steals them yet they reached not puberty nor whitened their hair borders.
(Poverty pushes youth to die in wars.)
The lion is weakened by the fox friendship until the latter dares to pluck from his mustache hairs.
(Joking with mean persons.)
Like cellulite creams or hair-loss tonics, capital punishment is one of those panaceas that isn't. Only it costs a whole lot more.
(Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. 1, p. 23 (November 19, 1994).)
Thirtythe promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.
(F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. Narrator (Nick Carraway), in The Great Gatsby, ch. 7 (1925).)
At fifteen I visualized myself as a world-famous author of seventy with a mane of wavy white hair. Today I am practically bald.
(Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The New York Times, interview (1971).
On being asked how far his youthful expectations had been fulfilled.)
We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals.
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Hamm, in Endgame, p. 16 (1958).)
Nothing dates one so dreadfully as to think someplace is uptown.... At our age one must be watchful of these conversational gray hairs.
(Ruth Gordon (1896-1985), U.S. playwright, actor. Clyde, in The Leading Lady, act 1 (1948).)