I Believe We Are Never to Old to Follow Our Dreams

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    Some Say I'm Too Old ...

    "Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age."  ~ Victor Hugo   I can remember reading sometime ago about and 80-some year old woman and her 60-something year old son that were going to the sea in a boat and cross the ocean - it was her...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Oct 6, 2008


    To follow a dream you first have to have a dream.  I don't know if I have ever really had the kind of dream this experience is about. However, if I figure out what mine is I don't think I will be to old to follow it.
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

    Never Lose Your Dreams...

    As I have gotten older (61), I found that I had an increase in my depression due to my thinking that I would never get to accomplish my dreams... time was running out! Obviously this was somewhat due to the keen and rational realization of my own mortality. I have lost many...
    cosmiccowboy cosmiccowboy
    61-65, M
    1 Response Nov 20, 2012

    About My Art By Myart

    i have a job now. it's relatively secure and pays the bills. i'm proud to say that i function like a true adult. but in order to build some security for myself and my future, i left some dreams behind...   and i think about that constantly... what could have been...
    HeartofHearts HeartofHearts
    11 Responses Jul 12, 2009

    Pretty Much

    Other than health we can acheive personal goals untill we die. They don't always have to be physical. Many people get a degree when they are retired so I believe anything is acheivable if it's something you really want to do.
    IamGone IamGone
    41-45, M
    Jan 11, 2011

    It's Not About.........

    Being too old, too young or too anything else...if you don't have a dream how would you go about making one come true. Sometimes, exactly  what we want and exatly what we get are 2 entirely different things,but the fault isn't in failing....the fault is in not even trying...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Jun 14, 2012

    So True

    Now I just have to figure out what they are.
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1
    56-60, M
    Mar 9, 2010

    Or are we !!!!!!!!!!!

    anasteel2 anasteel2
    46-50, F
    Nov 3, 2014

    We Have One Life

    We have one life, it's whole entirety is given to a gift to us.  We know not of what the future holds and therefore each day is a gift.  Do we throw a bottle of fine, expensive wine out, just because there is only what we perceive to be a few glasses left...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 1, 2008


    I do believe you are never to old to follow your dreams. However I also believe sometimes you get too disabled to follow your dreams.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 15, 2011

    Things to Do Before I Die,

     Any goals and dreams I have will be worked on until I die. My dreams and goals keeps me going through all of lifes uphill battles.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    Mar 16, 2009
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