Tuesday, March 13, 2007

it is never too late to be what you might have been. - george eliot

Halloween, 1955 by Grandma Moses

Q. When is "too old"? At what age do we give up?

A. At 100, Grandma Moses was still painting.
At 98, Titian painted "Battle of Lepants"
At 93, George Bernard Shaw wrote "Farfetched Fables."
At 91, Samon de Valera served as president of Ireland.
At 90, Pablo Picasso still drew and engraved.
At 89, Arthur Rubinstein gave a recital in Carnegie Hall.
At 88, Pablo Casals still performed cello concerts.
At 82, Winston Churchill wrote the four-volume work,
"A History of the English-Speaking Peoples"
At 82, Leo Tolstoy wrote "I Cannot Be Silent"
At 82, Goethe finished "Faust"
At 81, Benjamin Franklin engineered the diplomacy that
led to the adoption of the US Constitution.

notice that none of these people's accomplishments involved bigger boobs, firmer abs or the perfect size 6.

2 comments:

scott garapolo said...

i just wanted to thank you for the title of this entry

Anonymous said...

"It is never too late to become what you might have been."
George Eliot, pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans. Post the source please.
Thanks and feel good.