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A heart that loves is always young. Proverbs,


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, industrialist


You can only be young once. But you can always be immature. Dave Barry, journalist


When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important. Andrew Shue, actor


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


The Utopias of one age have been the realities of the next. Charles Sumner, politician


Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein, physicist


The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years. Deepak Chopra, philosopher


It takes a long time to become young. Pablo Picasso, painter


Live your life and forget your age. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman


Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else. Ogden Nash, poet


To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. Bernard Baruch, businessman


None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm Henry David Thoreau, author


No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond. C.S. Lewis, novelist


From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life. Carl Gustav Jung,


Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are. Muhammad Ali, boxer


Nature gives you the face you have at twenty. Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But at fifty you get the face you deserve. Coco Chanel, designer


It is a toss up whether it is worse to be old and bent or young and broke. Source Unknown,


An old young man, will be a young old man. Benjamin Franklin, politician


Age is not important unless you're a cheese. Helen Hayes, actress


I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out. Katherine Dunn, novelist


Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. Mark Twain, author


Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy. Dorothy Thompson, journalist


The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. English Proverbs,


If the young knew and the old could, there is nothing that couldn't be done. Proverbs,


I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else. Josh Billings, comedian


You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old. George Burns, comedian


I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread. J.R.R. Tolkien, writer


As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary. Ernest Hemingway, novelist


How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are. Satchel Paige, athlete


Every man is the creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time. Voltaire (Fran, writer


Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike. Alexander Hamilton, politician


What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold. Robert Browning, poet


The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain. Chinese Proverbs,


How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs, author


No one is so old as to think he cannot live one more year. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman


We do not stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. Source Unknown,


When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher


For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet


In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us. Josh Billings, comedian


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


The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader


The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher


Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist


When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old. Mark Twain, author


In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. George Orwell, author


The surest sign of age is loneliness. Amos Bronson Alcott, educator


The trick is growing up without growing old. Casey (Charles Dillon) Stengel,


Age is a high price to pay for maturity. Tom Stoppard, dramatist


Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old. Jonathan Swift, writer


The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes. Mark Twain, author


If you're starting to look wrinkled, don't worry. It covers the scars. Source Unknown,


I delight in men over seventy. They always offer one the devotion of a lifetime. Oscar Wilde, dramatist


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


If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. Henry David Thoreau, author


He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden. Plato, philosopher


Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. Pope John XXIII, clergyman


Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man --and after that, praying. Proverbs,


Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. George William Curtis, author


As for wrinkles--Pshaw! Why shouldn't we have wrinkles? Honorable insignia of long service in this warfare. C.S. Lewis, novelist


Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. Groucho Marx, comedian


Pretend to be dumb, that's the only way to reach old age. Friedrich Durrenmatt, author


Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries. Adolf Hitler, criminal


It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship. Henry A. Wallace, vice president


My heroes are people like Picasso and Miro and people who at last really reach something in their old age, which they absolutely couldn't ever have done in their youth. Robert Wyatt, musician


It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere. George Burns, comedian


By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it. George Burns, comedian


A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. That disgusts me. Jane Fonda, actress


Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children. Johann von Goethe, writer


Talking is the disease of age. Ben Johnson,


Autumn is really the best of the seasons; and I'm not sure that old age isn't the best part of life. But of course, like autumn, it doesn't last. C.S. Lewis, novelist


Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth. W. Somerset Maugham, playwright


Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. W. Somerset Maugham, playwright


Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher


As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer


You are young at any age if you are planning for tomorrow. Source Unknown,


These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism. Virginia Woolf, author


'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. Martha Graham, dancer


Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired. Plautus, playwright


Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist


Old age though despised, is coveted by all. Proverbs,


We pay when old for the excesses of youth. Proverbs,


While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be. Amos Bronson Alcott, educator


I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. Bernard Baruch, businessman


Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Jack Benny, comedian


Ah well, perhaps one has to be very old before one learns how to be amused rather than shocked. Pearl Buck,


How can I die? I'm booked. George Burns, comedian


We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage. Sir Winston Churchill, politician


The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman


Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay. Daniel Defoe, journalist


Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow up. Tryon Edwards, theologian


Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem -- in my opinion -- to characterize our age. Albert Einstein, physicist


I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old. Peter Gabriel, musician


The worst old age is that of the mind. William Hazlitt, critic


The end comes when we no longer talk with ourselves. It is the end of genuine thinking and the beginning of the final loneliness. Eric Hoffer, writer


Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age. Victor Hugo, author


I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved. Rose Kennedy, author


The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. H. L. Mencken, writer


When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory. Sir John Mortimer,


The older you get the stronger the wind gets -- and it's always in your face. Jack Nicklaus, athlete


Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. Charles Monroe Schulz,


That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart. Sir Richard Steele,


What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the most part incommunicable. Adlai Stevenson, politician


I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not old yet! Tina Turner, musician


The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind. William Wordsworth, poet


My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own. Thomas Hardy, novelist


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, philosopher


How young can you die of old age? Steven Wright, comedian


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


Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey, entertainer


Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman


It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer


An old man loved is winter with flowers. Proverbs,


To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent Thomas Bailey Aldrich, poet


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


Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. Francis Bacon, philosopher


We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals. Samuel Beckett, playwright


In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival. Luis Bunuel, director


Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us. Thomas Carlyle, philosopher


You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman


Youth is a blunder, manhood is a struggle and old age a regret. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman


We do not count a man's years until he has nothing else to count. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet


Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. Jim Fiebig,


One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young. Dorothy Canfield Fisher, author


We must not take the faults of our youth with us into old age, for age brings along its own defects. Johann von Goethe, writer


The older we get the more we must limit ourselves if we wish to be active. Johann von Goethe, writer


A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time. Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer


When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. Victor Hugo, author


No man is ever old enough to know better. Holbrook Jackson, writer


Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. Maggie Kuhn, activist


O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet. Walter Savage Landor, poet


Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough. Groucho Marx, comedian


Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do. Golda Meir, leader


Being seventy is not a sin. Golda Meir, leader


At eighty-eight how do you feel when getting up in the morning?...Amazed! Ludwig von Mises, economist


Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent protects you from age. Jeanne Moreau, actress


Old people shouldn't eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get. Robert Orben, entertainer


Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed. Anthony Powell, novelist


Few people know how to be old. Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer


A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. Jean Rostand, scientist


The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it. Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher


Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame. William Shakespeare, dramatist


There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation. Logan Pearsall Smith, critic


A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living. Sir Richard Steele,


No wise man ever wished to be younger. Jonathan Swift, writer


How do you live a long life? Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast. Harry S Truman,


Let us not be too particular; it is better to have old secondhand diamonds than none at all. Mark Twain, author


Age withers only the outside. Source Unknown,


Old age may seem a long way off. But on the day it doesn't, it will be too late to do anything about it. Source Unknown,


Now, aged 50, I'm just poised to shoot forth quite free straight and undeflected my bolts whatever they are. Virginia Woolf, author



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