Age Quotes

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When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old. -Mark Twain

Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we were born. -Albert Einstein

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. -Mark Twain

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

Every man is the creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time. -Voltaire

Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. -Francis Bacon

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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

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

Do not regret growing older.  It is a privilege denied to many.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether 20 or 80, anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. -Henry Ford

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened. -Jennifer Yane

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

The sun shines different ways in summer and winter.  We shine different ways in the seaons of our lives. -Terri Guillemets

I’m at an age when my back goes out more than I do. -Phyllis Diller

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young. -Benjamin Franklin

The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes. -Mark Twain

The years teach much which the days never knew. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. -Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. -John Barrymore

The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left. -Jerry M. Wright

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have because the older she gets the more interested he becomes.-Agatha Christie

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

We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair. -Charles Lamb

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important. -Martin Luther King Jr.

Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own. - J. P. Sears

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

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

It's not the years in your life that count.  It's the life in your years. -Abraham Lincoln

What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories. -W. Somerset Maugham

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

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened.  It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it. -Mark Twain

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age.  Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. -Tom Wilson 

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

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.  -Lucille Ball

We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage. -Winston Churchill

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. -William Shakespeare

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

Old age ain't no place for sissies.  -Bette Davis

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

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are. -Muhammad Ali

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. -Sophia Loren

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in. -Greek Proverb

Everything slows down with age, except the time it takes cake and ice cream to reach your hips. -John Wagner

Live your life and forget your age. -Norman Vincent Peale

You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely. -Ogden Nash

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