I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
The sand in the hourglass runs from one compartment to the other, marking the passage of moments with something constant and tangible. If you watch the flowing sand, you might see time itself riding the granules. Contrary to popular opinion, time is not an old white-haired man, but a laughing child. And time sings.
The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
There was an old man with a beard, who said: 'It is just as I feared! Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all built their nests in my beard.
I signed a very modest $3,000 bonus with the Braves in Milwaukee. And my old man didn't have that kinda money to put out.
A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.
I love the irony. I'm perceived as being really young and yet I have the clinical condition of an old man.
I've played quite a lot of crooks and killers, and that's quite interesting. Then Dumbledore is the complete opposite, isn't he? He's a nice old man.
Just because it's been around for centuries, doesn't mean it's cool to be a creepy old man.
My old man used to say that I would argue the hind leg of a donkey. If I didn't agree with something, I wasn't prepared to accept it.
My old man was a musician - that's what he did for a living. And like most fathers, occasionally he'd let me visit where he worked. So I started going to his recording studio, and I really dug it.
A tall, thin old man waving a scorecard from the corner of his dugout. That's baseball.
It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
My structure has an art-form flow, and I do what I do as a form of art. I'm a ghetto expressionist, not a dirty old man.
When I saw Spencer Tracy in 'The Old Man and the Sea,' I realised the distinction between being an actor and a film star. He was both, and I, too, resolved to try and be both.
When I was a kid, everybody that played golf was an old man. Until Tiger showed up, they weren't in very good shape.
There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.
I'm a very comfortable and happy-go-lucky old man. I never wanted to be great, because I'd just get worried.
I'm an old man. A big weekend for me is Home Depot and a Caesar salad.