„I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.“

—  Oliver Goldsmith, libro The Vicar of Wakefield

She Stoops to Conquer (1771), Act I
Fuente: The Vicar of Wakefield

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1728 - 1774

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„136. Old wine and an old friend are good provisions.“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633

Jacula Prudentum (1651)

Francis Bacon Foto

„Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read.“

—  Francis Bacon English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, and author 1561 - 1626

No. 97
Apophthegms (1624)
Contexto: Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things — old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

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„The "good old times" — all times when old are good —
Are gone.“

—  George Gordon Byron English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement 1788 - 1824

St. 1.
The Age of Bronze (1823)

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„It is our old love I love.“

—  Erica Jong Novelist, poet, memoirist, critic 1942

Becoming Light: Poems New and Selected (1991)

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„Time was when people used to brag about how old they were -- and I am old enough to remember it.“

—  Thomas Sowell American economist, social theorist, political philosopher and author 1930

1980s–1990s, Barbarians inside the Gates and Other Controversial Essays (1999)

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„Goodbye old friend. Endless love, see you down the road.“

—  Leonard Cohen Canadian poet and singer-songwriter 1934 - 2016

"Leonard Cohen Penned Letter to 'So Long, Marianne' Muse Before Her Death" by Daniel Kreps, in Rolling Stone (7 August 2016) http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/leonard-cohen-pens-final-letter-to-so-long-marianne-muse-w433144
Contexto: Well Marianne it's come to this time when we are really so old and our bodies are falling apart and I think I will follow you very soon. Know that I am so close behind you that if you stretch out your hand, I think you can reach mine. … And you know that I've always loved you for your beauty and your wisdom, but I don't need to say anything more about that because you know all about that. But now, I just want to wish you a very good journey. Goodbye old friend. Endless love, see you down the road.

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„By lamplight turn these scented leaves and read
a tale of love recorded in old books.“

—  Nguyễn Du, The Tale of Kieu

Original: (vi) Cảo thơm lần giở trước đèn,
Phong tình có lục còn truyền sử xanh.
Fuente: The Tale of Kiều (1813), Lines 7–8

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„That old bald cheater, Time.“

—  Ben Jonson, The Poetaster

The Poetaster (1601), Act I, scene i

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„What a sense of security in an old book which Time has criticised for us!“

—  James Russell Lowell American poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819 - 1891

Variante: What a sense of security in an old book which Time has criticised for us!
Fuente: My Study Windows (1871), chapter "Library of Old Authors'".

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„Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.“

—  Bertolt Brecht German poet, playwright, theatre director 1898 - 1956

The Singer, in The Caucasian Chalk Circle (1944), Prologue

„No matter how old an individual may be, no matter if he is young or old, if he thinks in accordance with the times he is immortal.“

—  Nnamdi Azikiwe First President of Nigeria 1904 - 1996

Quoted in A Life of Azikiwe by K. A. B. Jones-Quartey (Penguin, 1965), p. 121

„The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.“

—  Jean Kerr, libro Please Don't Eat the Daisies

"How to Get the Best of Your Children"
Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1957)

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„Never read any book that is not a year old.“

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882

In Praise of Books
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„It was so much fun the other day. Dad took out all of our old toys that he found in the old barn. Now Estelle is playing with the old stuff and she loves it.“

—  Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland Swedish princess 1982

royalcorrespondent.com interview http://royalcorrespondent.com/2013/07/15/we-really-are-a-team-says-princess-madeleine-in-a-new-interview/

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