Age quotes page 1
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and just not think about your age.
I'm not afraid of turning 80 and I have lots of things to do. I don't have time for dying.
Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old,
and some never grow so.
Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit
cards, get married, have children and call that maturity. What that is, is aging.
It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.
The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing.
Men do not quit playing because they grow old - they grow old because they quit playing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales
C. S. Lewis
Live your life and forget your age.
Norman Vincent Peale
Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused
rather than shocked.
Pearl S. Buck
Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about
your age and start bragging
A lot of times people are afraid to get older or tell people
how old they are. That's a shame.
In other cultures it's wonderful because you can actually see the legacy that you're leaving
for yourself. For me, I'm not leaving a sex video for a legacy. I'll make many mistakes along
the way but I'll have to understand that wherever you go is a footprint and that's a good
thing to learn. When you're younger, you don't really think so much about that and you
shouldn't. You're living your life and enjoying. That's great but as you get older you want to
make an impact, be an example to live by.
Some people have no respect for age unless it's bottled.
You are never too old to be what you might have been.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine
that age brings wisdom.
H. L. Mencken
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent,
protects you from age.
Old age is when you resent the swimsuit issue of Sports
Illustrated because there are fewer
articles to read.
Age considers; youth
You don't stop laughing because you grow old; you grow old
because you stop laughing.
And then there is the universal role of adult. When you play
that role, you take yourself and
life very seriously. Spontaneity, lightheartedness, and joy are not part of that role.
To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old
After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
Patience, kindness, love, good will, joy, happiness, wisdom, and understanding are
which never grow old. Cultivate them and express them, and remain young in mind and body.
Age does not make us childish, as they say. It only finds us true children still.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Forty is the old age of youth; 50 is the youth of old age.
Perfect maturity is when a person hurts you, and you try to understand their situation and
don't hurt them back.
Adults are nothing more than deteriorated children.
You know you're old if your walker has an airbag.
The problem with getting older is you still remember how things used to be.
You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you
could do while you're down there.
Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without
having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being
One may study calligraphy at eighty.
That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore attempt the impossible - and
achieve it, generation after generation.
Pearl S. Buck
The thing about growing old is that when you wake up with a new pain, you can just about
count on it becoming a permanent part of your life!
Marjorie Pay Hinckley