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A Senior Moment

> 2021: A Senior Moment. — Ed O'Keefe (@edokeefe) May 23, 2021 []


> "Breathing. Only the chore and sadness of breathing and breathing, as things change from tender to dry, new to old." Catalan writer, Mercè Rodoreda died #OnThisDay [

A gentler thought

> "Education is the best provision for the journey to old age." Aristotle — Philosophy On Ice (@PhilosophyOI) April 10, 2021 []

What the future holds

> should surely be a sort of natural priesthood, whom life has disciplined and consecrated to be the refuge and rescue of early stumblers and victims of self-despair. — George Eliot (@GeorgeEliot_) March 16, 2021

Eliot on aging

> “One has to spend so many years in learning how to be happy.” George Eliot died 140 years ago today, leaving us some tremendous literature and her lived lesson in why we grow

So that's what novels are for

> "One good reason for writing novels based on your life is that you have something to read in old age when you've forgotten what happened." English novelist and children's writer, Nina Bawden died