By common consent grey hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.william shakespeare
It hurts the bald-head just as much as the thatched-head to have his hairs plucked.bion of borysthenes
Eternity has no gray hairs! The flowers fade, the heart withers, man grows old and dies, the world lies down in the sepulchre of ages, but time writes no wrinkles on the brow of Eternity.Reginald Heber
I cut my pubes last night. My hairs were getting longer than my penis.howard stern
Pretty! in amber to observe the formsOf hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms!The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare,But wonder how the devil they got there.Alexander Pope
I am a plain practical man, not one of your theorists and splitters of hairs and choppers of logic.james frazer
Hope had grown grey hairs, Hope had mourning on, Trenched with tears, carved with cares, Hope was twelve hours gone.gerard manley hopkins
Fade far away, dissolve, and quite forget What thou among the leaves hast never known, The weariness, the fever, and the fret Here, where men sit and hear each other groan; Where palsy shakes a few, sad, last gray hairs, Where youth grows pale, and spectre-thin, and dies; Where but to think is to be full of sorrow And leaden-eyed despairs.john keats
If peradventure, Reader, it has been thy lot to waste the golden years of thy life thy shining youth in the irksome confinement of an office; to have thy prison days prolonged through middle age down to decrepitude and silver hairs, without hope of release or respite; to have lived to forget that there are such things as holidays, or to remember them but as the prerogatives of childhood; then, and then only, will you be able to appreciate my deliverance.Charles Lamb
No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there! I shake the world with the might of my voice, and walk – handsome, twentytwoyearold.vladimir mayakovsky
A silly society is a youth-obsessed society: To the Chinese, who appreciate the value of experience, the greater the ratio in a team of grey ‘hairs and no-hairs’ to ‘black hairs’ the faster and better a task will be completed. The opposite assumption obtains in the youth-obsessed U.S.ilana mercer
And Master Kingston, this I will say had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Pretty! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, of straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there.Alexander Pope
Bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.
The very hairs of your head are all numbered.
It is said that killing even a foetus is as criminal as killing a Brahman ; and that for killing a female or woman , the punishment is to suffer in the Naraka, or Hell called Kata Shutala, for as many years as there are hairs on the female’s body , and that afterwards such person shall be born again and successively become a leper .
A silly society is a youth-obsessed society: To the Chinese, who appreciate the value of experience, the greater the ratio in a team of grey ‘hairs and no-hairs’ to ‘black hairs’ the faster and better a task will be completed. The opposite assumption obtains in the youth-obsessed U.S.
It hurts the bald-head just as much as the thatched-head to have his hairs plucked.
A Hebrew knelt in the dying light, His eye was dim and cold; The hairs on his brow were silver white, And his blood was thin and old.thomas kibble hervey