Age Quotes

Age Quotes

Famous quotes about age for birthdays cards including funny quotes about aging

  • Youth is a disease from which we all recover. – Dorothy Fulheim
  • Inside every old person, is a young person wondering what happened. – Terry Pratchett
  • The years teach much which the days never knew. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all! his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless and his hands are mutes. – Charles Dickens
  • The Hidden Power of the Heart. – Sara Paddison
  • Life is a long lesson in humility. – James M. Barrie.
  • The soul’s dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that time hath made. – Edmund Waller
  • Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. – C.S. Lewis
  • In my youth, I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order. – Will Durant
  • 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
  • The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life’s tragedy. – Oscar Wilde
  • 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
  • Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. – Jeanne Moreau
  • Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. – Robert Browning
  • An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. – Agatha Christie
  • I was always taught to respect my elders and I’ve now reached the age when I don’t have anybody to respect. – Anonymous
  • The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer. – Joan Collins
  • Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart. – Caryn Leschen – Funny Quotes
  • Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life. – Robert Southey
  • Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. – Tom Wilson
  • Those who love deeply never grow old .. they may die of old age, but they die young. – Dorothy Canfield
  • The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. – H. L. Mencken
  • There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine. – Logan Pearsall Smith
  • The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left. – Jerry M. Wright
  • The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it. – Doris Day
  • Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot. – Oscar Wilde
  • The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything. – Anonymous – Funny Quotes
  • I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left. – Voltaire
  • 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. – J.B. Priestly
  • There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you. – Anonymous
  • 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
  • The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity. – Mark Twain
  • For the first half of your life, people tell you what you should do; for the second half, they tell you what you should have done. – Richard Needham
  • Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death. – Walt Whitman
  • It’s not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us; it’s the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses. – Virginia Woolf
  • Age–that period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still cherish by reviling those that we no longer have the enterprise to commit. – Ambrose Bierce
  • Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you. – Anonymous – Funny Quotes
  • 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
  • Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush to the net. – Franklin Adams
  • Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. – Anonymous
  • 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
  • You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair. – Douglas MacArthur
  • Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. – Douglas MacArthur
  • Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child. – Ron Wild
  • All would live long; but none would be old. – Benjamin Franklin
  • Youth is an object of Hollywood dreams but Hollywood is an object that has aged. – Anonymous
  • Old age is always 15 years older than I am.
  • Though it sounds absurd, it is true to say I felt younger at sixty than I felt at twenty.
  • Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional. – Funny Quotes
  • Only the young die good. – Cynic’s Calendar
  • Age swallows our childhood. – Jareb Teague
  • I grow more intense as I age. – Anonymous
  • Age is a high price to pay for maturity. – Tom Stoppard
  • When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old. – William J. Clinton
  • There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward. – John Mortimer
  • Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. – Don Marquis
  • Age mellows some people; others it makes rotten. – Funny Quotes
  • Don’t let aging get you down. It’s too hard to get back up. – John Wagner
  • Old age takes away what we’ve inherited and gives us what we’ve earned. – Gerald Brenan
  • Don’t worry about avoiding temptation… as you grow older, it will avoid you. – Winston Churchill
  • At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage. – Funny Quotes
  • The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. – Madeleine L’Engle
  • Middle age ends and senescence begins, the day your descendant’s outnumber your friends. – Ogden Nash
  • Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re abroad, there’s nothing you can do. – Golda Meir
  • Young men soon give, and soon forget affronts; Old age is slow in both. – Joseph Addison
  • Age is like love, it cannot be hid. – Thomas Dekker
  • It takes a long time to become young. – Pablo Picasso – Funny Quotes
  • Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
  • We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it. – Frank A. Clark
  • That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart. – Richard Steele
  • To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • A young man is embarrassed to question an older one.
  • Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. – Benjamin Franklin
  • When a man of forty falls in love with a girl of twenty, it isn’t her youth he is seeking but his own. – Lenore Coffee
  • An archeologist is the best husband any woman can have: the older she gets, the more interested he is in her. – Agatha Christie
  • With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals ?
  • The follies which a man regrets most in his life are those which he didn’t commit when he had the opportunity. – Helen Rowland
  • Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age. – Victor Hugo
  • 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
  • The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old. – Jean Kerr – Funny Quotes
  • In a man’s middle years there is scarcely a part of the body he would hesitate to turn over to the proper authorities. – E.B. White
  • If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old. – James A. Garfield
  • 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 always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later. – Mignon McLaughlin
  • Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts. – Martin Buxbaum
  • O, it is excellent Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. – Maggie Kuhn
  • 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. – Fay Weldon
  • Many people think old age is a disease, something to be thwarted if possible. But someone has said that if any period is a disease, it is youth Age is recovering from it. – T. C. Myers
  • 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
  • Young men’s minds are always changeable, but when an old man is concerned in a matter, he looks both before and after.
  • Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. – Jim Fiebig
  • No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating. – Oscar Wilde
  • 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
  • Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. – Herbert Asquith
  • Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. – Doug Larson
  • Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese. – Billie Burke
  • Consider well the proportion of things. It is better to be a young June bug, than an old bird of paradise. – Mark Twain
  • Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so. – Tryon Edwards
  • I know a lot of men who are healthier at age fifty than they have ever been before, because a lot of their fear is gone. – Robert Bly
  • May be I’m too young to keep good love from going wrong, but tonight your on my mind, so you never know. – Jeff Buckley
  • Youth has no age. – Pablo Picasso
  • Age is only a number. – Lexi Starling
  • Never too old to learn. – Latin Proverb
  • Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age.
  • Find an aim in life before you run out of ammunition. – Arnold Glasow
  • No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating. – Oscar Wilde
  • The person of wisdom is the person of years. – Edward
  • The time to begin most things is ten years ago. – Mignon McLaughlin
  • Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed. – Edward Young
  • None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. – Henry David Thoreau
  • Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it. – Chinese Proverb
  • I was wrong to grow older. Pity. I was so happy as a child. – Antoine
  • Midde age is when your age starts to show around your middle. – Bob Hope
  • When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day. – Marty Bucella
  • Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man. – Leon Trotsky
  • Whatever poet, orator, or sage may say of it, old age is still old age. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Mark Twain
  • Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form. – Andre Maurois
  • The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible. – Judith Regan
  • A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age. – Robert Frost
  • Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart. – Caryn Leschen
  • The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
  • To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. – Bernard Baruch
  • Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. – Chili Davis
  • Does age poison us, or do we poison age? – Astrid Alauda
  • There is still no cure for the common birthday. – John Glenn
  • Age … is a matter of feeling, not of years. – George William Curtis
  • We get too soon old and too late smart. – Pennsylvania Dutch
  • Old age is fifteen years older than I am. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • The years teach much which the days never knew. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. – Jean Rostand
  • How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? – Satchel Paige
  • We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. – George Bernard Shaw
  • Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. – Mark Twain
  • We are always the same age inside. – Gertrude Stein
  • No man is ever old enough to know better. – Holbrook Jackson
  • In youth the days are short and the years are long; in old age the years are short and the days long. – Nikita Ivanovich Panin
  • Old age comes at a bad time. – San Banducci – Funny Quotes
  • Everyone is the age of their heart. – Guatemalan Proverb
  • It’s sad to grow old, but nice to ripen. – Brigitte Bardot
  • To know how to grow old is the master-work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
  • The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. – Ralph Waldo Emerson – Funny Quotes
  • Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a Grandmother. – G. Norman Collie
  • Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life. – Robert Southey
  • To know how to grow old is the master-work of wisdom and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. – Henri Amiel

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