Florida Scott-Maxwell Quotes and Quotations
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.
Is there any stab as deep as wondering where and how much you failed those you loved?
It is not easy to be sure that being yourself is worth the trouble, but [we do know] it is our sacred duty.
Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age.
We who are old know that age is more than a disability. It is an intense and varied experience, almost beyond our capacity at times, but something to be carried high.
You need to claim the events in your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.
No matter how old a mother is, she still watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.