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age quotes (95)

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

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

I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
Henri Frederic Amiel   Category: Age

There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.
Susan Anton   Category: Age

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Aristotle   Category: Age

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

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

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Age

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
Brigitte Bardot   Category: Age

I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
Josh Billings   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
James Broughton   Category: Age

After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Helen Gurley Brown   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
George Burns   Category: Age

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

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

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

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   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.
Frank Howard Clark   Category: Age

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

Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
Kitty O'Neill Collins   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.
Frances Conroy   Category: Age

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

When you become senile, you won't know it.
Bill Cosby   Category: Age

The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
Hume Cronyn   Category: Age

Old age is no place for sissies.
Bette Davis   Category: Age

As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
Marvin Davis   Category: Age

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
Doris Day   Category: Age

The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
Doris Day   Category: Age

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
Emily Dickinson   Category: Age

I'm not afraid of aging.
Shelley Duvall   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
Jane Elliot   Category: Age

All diseases run into one, old age.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Age

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Euripides   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

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

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

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
Harrison Ford   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled.
Gene Fowler   Category: Age

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
Betty Friedan   Category: Age

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost   Category: Age

Old age is a shipwreck.
Charles de Gaulle   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
Katharine Graham   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
Oliver Wendell Holmes   Category: Age

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Bob Hope   Category: Age

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Bob Hope   Category: Age

No man is ever old enough to know better.
Holbrook Jackson   Category: Age

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

I don't want to fight aging; I want to take good care of myself, but plastic surgery and all that? I'm not interested.
Christine Lahti   Category: Age

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

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Stanislaw Lec   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

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

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

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

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   Category: Age

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

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   Category: Age

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   Category: Age

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
Golda Meir   Category: Age