What is Age of Man?

Famous quotes containing the words age of, man and/or age:

    But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)

    The entire merit of a man can never be made known; nor the sum of his demerits, if he have them. We are only known by our names; as letters sealed up, we but read each other’s superscriptions.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    The sign of a Philistine age is the cry of immorality against art.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)