I have a feeling when I’m 80 years old I’m going to get a phone call: There’s going to be another Rocky.
And revolutions always mean the breakdown of old authority.
I grew up at 16 years old driving trucks across the George Washington Bridge.
This war differs from other wars, in this particular. We are not fighting armies but a hostile people, and must make old and young, rich and poor, feel the hard hand of war.
That old man dies prematurely whose memory records no benefits conferred. They only have lived long who have lived virtuously.
I came over when I was 10 years old, which was very difficult because everybody made fun of me.
The short story is like an old friend who calls whenever he is in town. We are happy to hear from it; we casually fan the embers of past intimacies, and buy it lunch.
I like doing things the old way.
There is a number among us, young and old, of all sorts almost among us, that swarm up and down towns, and woods, and fields, whose care and work hitherto hath been like bees, only to get honey to their own hive.
The regard one shows economy, is like that we show an old aunt who is to leave us something at last.
Most of nature is inherently chaotic. It’s not rigidly determined in the old sense. It’s not rigidly predictable.
Stories had always been told about male genies coming out of bottles, but they were usually fat, old men. Never had the genie been a gorgeous woman, so that idea really appealed to me, and I created the series based on that premise.
My second record was all about big ideas – I was trying to make big statements about the culture, about life. I think in a certain way, I was a 27 year old kid with a guitar.
I started caddying when I was nine years old at a very exclusive country club in Dayton, Ohio. And I saw how the other half lived, if you will.
If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.
We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely… change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.