Age Quotes

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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.
-Agatha Christie

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

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

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.
-Andre Maurois

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

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

Old age is no place for sissies.
-Bette Davis

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

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

In youth, we run into difficulties. In old age, difficulties run into us.
-Beverly Sills

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

When you become senile, you won't know it.
-Bill Cosby

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
-Bill Vaughan

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

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
-Bob Hope

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.
-Bob Wells

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
-Brigitte Bardot

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.
-Casey Stengel

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.
-Christine Lahti

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.
-Lauren Bacall

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

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.
-Louis Kronenberger

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.
-Margaret Mead

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

As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
-Marvin Davis

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

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

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
-Muriel Spark

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

It takes a long time to become young.
-Pablo Picasso

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.
-Rabindranath Tagore

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.
-Robert Frost

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

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.
-Samuel Ullman

I'm not afraid of aging.
-Shelley Duvall

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

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