Three Score & Ten, or Like Ice Under a Terrible SunLives in Literature · Compiled by W. B. Gooderham
Three Score & Ten is an anthology of literary quotes illustrating every year of one’s life from conception to death. Basically 0 – 70 (or minus 9 months to 70 if you prefer).
"It seemed dreadful that at thirteen I had reached my best, that I could never be any better."
Notes From Underground
"I have been living like this for a long time now – about twenty years. I am forty."
'Back In That Town'
"Forty-four years of age. That is not old. But it is certainly not young, it is not young."
By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept
"So I lean affirmation across the café table, and surrender my fifty years away with an easy smile."