Age and Aging If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old. If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Most human organizations that fall short of their goals do so not because of stupidity or faulty doctrines, but because of internal decay and rigidification. They grow stiff in the joints. They get in a rut. They go to seed.If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it’s the best possible substitute for it.I have had many troubles, but the worst of them never came.Poverty is uncomfortable; but 9 times out of 10 the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and be compelled to sink or swim.I mean to make myself a man, and if I succeed in that, I shall succeed in everything else.A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.