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Good Age quotes: Best famous quotes about Age

Good Age quotes: Best famous quotes about Age

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. – Stanislaw Lec

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion. – Doris Lessing

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age. – Sinclair Lewis

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete. – C. S. Lewis

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever. – Don Marquis

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. – Don Marquis

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form. – Andre Maurois

There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later. – Mignon McLaughlin

As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost. – Margaret Mead

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do. – Golda Meir

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own. – Bette Midler

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement. – Dwight L. Moody

When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. – Friedrich Nietzsche

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? – Satchel Paige

It takes a long time to become young. – Pablo Picasso

We pay when old for the excesses of youth. – J. B. Priestley

There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age – I missed it coming and going. – John B. Priestly

Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young. – Theodore Roosevelt

I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I’m not old yet! – Leo Rosten

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old. – Mary Schmich

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. – George Bernard Shaw

Every man over forty is a scoundrel. – George Bernard Shaw

Youth is wasted on the young. – George Bernard Shaw

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us. – Beverly Sills

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood. – Logan P. Smith

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality. – Muriel Spark

The trick is growing up without growing old. – Casey Stengel

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. – Tom Stoppard

Age considers; youth ventures. – Rabindranath Tagore

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. – Henry David Thoreau

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. – James Thurber

The awareness of the ambiguity of one’s highest achievements (as well as one’s deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity. – Paul Tillich

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. – Mark Twain

I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You’re young enough to get away with things, but you’re old enough, too. – Liv Tyler

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. – Samuel Ullman

Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to. – Bill Vaughn

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. – Bill Vaughn

The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears. – Bill Vaughn

We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics. – Bill Vaughn

People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong. – Bill Vaughn

Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem. – Bill Vaughn

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won’t cross the street to vote in a national election. – Bill Vaughn

If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it’s another nonconformist who doesn’t conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity. – Bill Vaughn

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them. – Bill Vaughn

The wonderful world of home appliances now makes it possible to cook indoors with charcoal and outdoors with gas. – Bill Vaughn

Muscles come and go; flab lasts. – Bill Vaughn

It’s hard for the modern generation to understand Thoreau, who lived beside a pond but didn’t own water skis or a snorkel. – Bill Vaughn

The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine. – Bill Vaughn

The tax collector must love poor people – he’s creating so many of them. – Bill Vaughn

Maybe the answer to Selective Service is to start everyone off in the army and draft them for civilian life as needed. – Bill Vaughn

I’m an actor. And I guess I’ve done so many movies I’ve achieved some high visibility. But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant. – Bill Vaughn

Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man’s lifetime income – which he then spends sending his son to college. – Bill Vaughn

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day. – Bill Vaughn

Now that women are jockeys, baseball umpires, atomic scientists, and business executives, maybe someday they can master parallel parking. – Bill Vaughn

In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day’s long. – Pope Paul VI

You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned. – Judith Viorst

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy. – Voltaire

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. – Kurt Vonnegut

There’s no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow. – Fay Weldon

The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified. – Bob Wells

Page topic: Good Age quotes: Best famous quotes about Age

Good quotes about Age: Some of the best great quotes about Age

Good quotes about Age: Some of the best great quotes about Age

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. – Amos Bronson Alcott

While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be. – Amos Bronson Alcott

I’m not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel. – Henri Frederic Amiel

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age. – Aristotle

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that. – Lauren Bacall

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. – Francis Bacon

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen. – Brigitte Bardot

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love. – Alan Bleasdale

A woman’s always younger than a man of equal years. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. – Robert Browning

We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave. – Pearl S. Buck

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. – George Burns

To me – old age is always ten years older than I am. – John Burroughs

Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts. – Martin Buxbaum

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face. – Albert Camus

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. – Truman Capote

Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternatives. – Cato

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. – Maurice Chevalier

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. – Agatha Christie

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey’s end. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it. – Frank A. Clark

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature. – Harold Coffin

The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer. – Joan Collins

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator. – Confucius

When you become senile, you won’t know it. – Bill Cosby

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries. – Bill Cosby

The whole business of marshaling one’s energies becomes more and more important as one grows older. – Hume Cronyn

Old age is no place for sissies. – Bette Davis

The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it. – Doris Day

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay. – Doris Day

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought. – Emily Dickinson

The answer to old age is to keep one’s mind busy and to go on with one’s life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis. – Leon Edel

I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates. – T. S. Eliot

All diseases run into one, old age. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor. – Euripides

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. – Sam Ewing

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. – Jules Feiffer

At sixteen I was stupid, confused and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? – Jules Feiffer

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. – Jim Fiebig

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young. – Dorothy Canfield Fisher

So people think I’m lying about my age all the time? It’s the records that are wrong. I’ve never told anyone how old I am. The minute they ask me, I say ‘That’s none of your business.’ So that means I’ve never once lied about my age. Now that’s true! – Calista Flockhart

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. – Henry Ford

You know you’re getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. – Harrison Ford

He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it’s bottled. – Gene Fowler

It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem -and in my esteem age is not estimable. – Anatole France

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age. – Robert Frost

Old age is a shipwreck. – Charles de Gaulle

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair. – Ira Gershwin

There is still no cure for the common birthday. – John Glenn

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived. – Knut Hamsun

I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work. – William Ernest Hocking

Old age is fifteen years older than I am. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle. – Bob Hope

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. – Bob Hope

I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap. – Bob Hope

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age. – Victor Hugo

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. – Victor Hugo

No man is ever old enough to know better. – Holbrook Jackson

Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. – Louis Kronenberger

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. – Doug Larson

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. – Stanislaw Lec

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