"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought." Emily Dickinson
On the wall at the Salt Bagel pop-up in Alexandria, Virginia. The quotation is taken from Ed Levine's article Was Life Better When Bagels Were Smaller? at The New York Times.
Salt Bagel clearly follows this philosophy of the bagel-making art. It's bagels are small and tasty, and I've found its bagel sandwiches excellent.