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As I give thought to the matter, I find four causes for the apparent misery of old age; first, it withdraws us from active accomplishments; second, it renders the body less powerful; third, it deprives us of almost all forms of enjoyment; fourth, it stands not far from death.Cicero, Marcus T.
Source: MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO, De Senectute , book 5, section 15.Herbert N. Couch, Cicero on the Art of Growing Old, p. 21 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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