So you think you're too old, huh? Well, here's 20 reasons,
why you're never too old to accomplish your dreams.
At age 40, Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run, more than anyone had ever hit.
At age 41, Christopher Columbus landed in
the New World.
At age 44, Marie Curie won the Nobel Prize
At age 49, Mario Puzo published, The Godfather.
At age 52, Ludwig Van Beethovan composed
the Ninth Symphony.
At age 53, Margaret Thatcher was elected
Prime Minister of Britain--the first woman
to hold that office. Yeah, Margaret!
At age 55, Alex Haley published Roots.
At age 57, Annie Peck climbed Mount Huascaran
in the Andes. She was the first person to reach
At age 59, Clara Barton founded the Red Cross.
At age 63, Francis Galton revealed to the world
that no two people have the same fingerprints and
revolutionized crime fighting in the process.
At age 64, John Pierpont Morgan formed
U.S. Steel, the world's first billion dollar
At age 65, Laura Ingalls published Little
House In the Big Woods, the first story in the
popular "Little House on the Prairie," series.
At age 68, Clifford Batt swam the English Channel.
At age 69, Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize.
At age 78, Grandma Moses began taking painting seriously.
Soon afterward, her career took off.
At age 79, Benjamin Franklin invented the bifocals.
At age 92, George Burns starred in the movie,
At age 94, Leopold Stokowski signed a six-year contract
to conduct music.
At age 95, Mother Jones, Union Organizer, wrote her famed biography.
At age 100, Ichijirou Araya climbed Mount Fuji.
"Too Old?" Written and designed by Bobette Bryan, 2002