Henry Allingham - Quotes

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I don't mind if my future is long or short, as long as I'm doing the right thing. And as long as I behave for other people.

I don't mind if my future is long or short, as long as I'm doing the right thing. And as long as I behave for other people.

I had 53 years of happy marriage and two daughters. These were the best things that happened in my life.

I had 53 years of happy marriage and two daughters. These were the best things that happened in my life.

How have I lived so long? I never worried. In the '20s, there were millions of men out of work. You couldn't get a job anywhere. I wasn't worried. ---->>>

When I was 15, I came downstairs one morning, picked up mother's newspaper and, oh, what a shock! The Titanic had gone. The 'unsinkable' ship - but it had gone down so simple. ---->>>

Seeing the funny side of life is useful, and I've always had a sense of humour.

Seeing the funny side of life is useful, and I've always had a sense of humour.

War's stupid. Nobody wins. You might as well talk first; you have to talk last anyway. ---->>>

I've only ever kissed one girl: my Dorothy. We met in 1915 and married in 1918. She died in 1970. ---->>>

When I was born, the speed limit was two miles an hour. They'd only just repealed the law where a man had to walk in front of every motor car waving a flag. ---->>>

Superstition's not for me. And I'm not much for medicine either. I know my mind and my body better than anyone else. ---->>>

Biography

Henry Allingham profile (henry-allingham.jpg)
Nationality: British
Born: June 6, 1896
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Die: 07-18, 2009
Occupation: Celebrity
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Henry William Allingham (6 June 1896 – 18 July 2009) was a British supercentenarian, the oldest British man ever, First World War veteran and, for one month, the verified oldest living man in the world. He is also the second-oldest military veteran ever and, at the time of his death, he was the 12th-verified oldest man of all time (wikipedia)