Quotes about Age

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

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
George Bernard Shaw

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
Mark Twain

“No one is so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”
Henry David Thoreau

“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.”
Victor Hugo

“The old believe everything: the middle-aged suspect everything: the young know everything.”
Oscar Wilde

“Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.”
Benjamin Franklin

“Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you.”
Ogden Nash

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

“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

“Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.”
C. S. Lewis

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

“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.”
Robert Frost

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.”
George Burns

“As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.”
Andrew Carnegie

“I am not young enough to know everything.”
Oscar Wilde

“Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.”
Francis Bacon

“Every man over forty is a scoundrel.”
George Bernard Shaw

“All diseases run into one, old age.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.”

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

“A man growing old becomes a child again.”

“Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.”
Pope John

“Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.”
Tom Stoppard

“Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.”
John Adams

“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.”
Bob Hope

“In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day’s long.”
Pope Paul

“After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.”
Bette Midler

“Age is how we determine how valuable you are.”
Jane Elliot

“Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.”
Jeanne Moreau

“In my dreams, I never have an age.”
Madeleine L’Engle

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

“You don’t stop laughing because you grow older. You grow older because you stop laughing.”
Maurice Chevalier

“The trick is growing up without growing old.”
Casey Stengel

“In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.”
Beverly Sills

“Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.”

“Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.”
James Thurber

“One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.”
William Feather

“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