Oliver Sacks wrote in the New York Times, “My father, who lived to 94, often said that the 80s had been one of the most enjoyable decades of his life. He felt, as I begin to feel, not a shrinking but an enlargement of mental life and perspective.”
“Eighty! I can hardly believe it.”
His 80th birthday is today, but he still feels like the youngest guy in the room.
(READ his OpEd in the NY Times)