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Quotations - Age


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

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

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

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

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. ~ Chili Davis.

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were? ~ Satchel Paige.

I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now. ~ Author Unknown.

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.

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

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative. ~ Maurice Chevalier, New York Times, 9 October 1960.

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

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.

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

There is always a lot to be thankful for, if you take the time to look. For example, I'm sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt. ~ Author Unknown.

There's no such thing as too late. That's why they invented death. ~ From the movie Out to Sea.

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

We are young only once, after that we need some other excuse. ~ Author Unknown.

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair. ~ Douglas MacArthur.

Youth is a disease from which we all recover. ~ Dorothy Fulheim.

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