Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Southwell on Old Age

Old age is venerable, not long; to be measured by increase of virtues, not by number of years; for gravity consisteth in wisdom, and an unspotted life is the ripeness of the perfectest age.

Robert Southwell, The Triumphs over Death

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