Age Quotes, Sayings about getting old - Page 2

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

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

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A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
– Jean Rostand

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The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
– H. L. Mencken

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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

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

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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

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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

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Never too old to learn.
– Latin Proverb

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Everyone is the age of their heart.
– Guatemalan proverb

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Don’t let aging get you down. It’s too hard to get back up.
– John Wagner

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

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Does age poison us, or do we poison age?
– Astrid Alauda

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Age … is a matter of feeling, not of years.
– George William Curtis

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The person of wisdom is the person of years.
– Edward

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

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The time to begin most things is ten years ago.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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Find an aim in life before you run out of ammunition.
– Arnold Glasow

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

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

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

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

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Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it.
– Chinese Proverb

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When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old.
– William J. Clinton

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When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.
– Marty Bucella

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Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man.
– Leon Trotsky

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Whatever poet, orator, or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible.
– Judith Regan

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

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No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
– Oscar Wilde

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Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.
– Caryn Leschen

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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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Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
– Robert Southey

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

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There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine.
– Logan Pearsall Smith

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

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

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

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

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