Age Quotes (567 quotes)
“The illusion that times that were are better than those that are, has probably pervaded all ages.”
The American Conflict, A History of the Great Rebellion (1864).
“For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery.”
Grierson on Documentary (1966 edition), Univ of California Press
“My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.”
As quoted in: "The Later Years of Thomas Hardy" (1930) by Florence Emily Hardy