quote by Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

— Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Most Powerful 60th Birthday quotations

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.

There was a star danced, and under that was I born.

I don't know how you feel about old age.

.. but in my case I didn't even see it coming. It hit me from the rear.

Once I was looking through the kitchen window at dusk and I saw an old woman looking in. Suddenly the light changed and I realized that the old woman was myself. you see, it all happens on the outside; inside one doesn't change.

Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.

View life as a continuous learning experience.

The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love.

Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

If I had to live again I would do exactly the same thing.

Of course I have regrets, but if you are 60 years old and you have no regrets then you haven't lived.

It's really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn't even more fraud. After all, with no God, there's no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get away with it.

You really must stop acting Like a 20-year-old, gold plated In a midlife crisis You just graduated Happy 60th

The best birthdays of all are those that haven't arrived yet.

I was a mixture of being incredibly old for my age and incredibly backwards.

I was born quite old, but then I stopped growing. I lived with my mum and dad till I was 30.

Craziest thing I've done for love is getting married.

I think it's crazy. I think it's crazy, crazy, crazy. I'm never going to say I wouldn't do it again but I have to make sure it's love and not settling for the 'I have to do this by a certain age,' which is kind of what I did.

Pleas'd look forward, pleas'd to look behind,And count each birthday with a grateful mind.

I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred.

Age steals away all things, even the mind.

If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.

Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning.

Though it sounds absurd, it is true to say I felt younger at sixty than I felt at twenty.

The most important things in life are intangible.

It's the golden age of French cinema again but it's because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law.

Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.

Some people reach the age of sixty before others.

What, start at this! when sixty years have spread.

Their grey experience o'er thy hoary head? Is this the all observing age could gain? Or hast thou known the world so long in vain?

In Hollywood, you play a mom, and the next thing you know, you're on 'The Golden Girls.' They age you so fast.

I wanted to show I had balls at age 60.

Just because society says I'm old, doesn't mean that I am. I'm pursuing happiness, even if it makes the people around me unhappy.

You will recognize, my boy, the first sign of old age: it is when you go out into the streets of London and realize for the first time how young the policemen look.

You've heard of the three ages of man - youth, age, and you are looking wonderful.

If you survive long enough, you're revered - rather like an old building.

I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment.

That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along.

Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm sixty-four?

You've reached your 60th birthday, Bill To the year, the day, the hour You've been a lifelong country boy Along with Lily, your flower And Robin...that's the name of a bird And Dawn...that says it all

True Friends are the bacon bits In the salad bowl of life.

How true I read that and straight away, My thoughts turned to you And especially today on your 60th These special wishes I send Have a really wonderful birthday My special "bacon flavored" friend