Growing old is no gradual decline, but a series of tumbles, full of sorrow, from one ledge to another. Yet when we pick ourselves up we find no bones are broken; while not unpleasing is the new terrace which stretches out unexplored before us.

Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946) American-English essayist, editor, anthologist
“Last Words,” All Trivia (1933)
Added on 17-Dec-08 | Last updated 17-Dec-08
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