I remember not being able to wait until I got out of my teens. Age quotes help us understand that time moves very fast. Before you know it, you are 21 years old. The next thing you know you are forty and before you know it, you are beginning to think about retiring and drawing social security.
The best thing we can do is to always live the best life we can while we are on this earth for such a short period of time.
The following age quotes will cause you to think back to those days when you were young with your whole life ahead of you.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
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.
Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years maybe.
-Amos Bronson Alcott
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
-Amos Bronson Alcott
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Old age is no place for sissies.
After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
In youth, we run into difficulties. In old age, difficulties run into us.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
When you become senile, you won't know it.
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
-C. S. Lewis
The trick is growing up without growing old.
Old age is a shipwreck.
-Charles de Gaulle
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.
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.
I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
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.
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
-Logan P. Smith
Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
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
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
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.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
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.
There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.
When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
It takes a long time to become young.
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
In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and days long.
-Pope Paul VI
Age considers; youth ventures.
All diseases run into one, old age.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
I'm not afraid of aging.
Whatever poet, orator, or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
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