quote by Dorothy Parker

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.

— Dorothy Parker

Bumbling Birthdays And Aging quotations

Birthdays and aging quote Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should

Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.

Middle-age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.

I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.

Birthdays and aging quote Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.

Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.

Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once.

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

Time and tide wait for no man.

Birthdays and aging quote Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.

Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.

One can remain alive ... if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity interested in big things and happy in small ways.

A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love.

Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.

Birthdays and aging quote Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

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

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.

From our birthday, until we die, Is but the winking of an eye.

The older generation had greater respect for land than science.

But we live in an age when science, more than soil, has become the provider of growth and abundance. Living just on the land creates loneliness in an age of globality.

Birthdays and aging quote Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.

Old age is the time when birthday candles cost more than the birthday cake itself, and half of your urine is wasted on medical testing.

Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.

Birthdays and aging quote Do not regret growing older. It's a privilege denied to many.

Do not regret growing older. It's a privilege denied to many.

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not;

but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it.

At 50, don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get back up. Happy 50th birthday.

Perhaps middle-age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells;

the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions, the shell of the ego.

Birthdays and aging quote As you get older you will understand more and more that it's not about what you

As you get older you will understand more and more that it's not about what you look like or what you own, it's all about the person you've become.

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Brain power improves by brain use, just as our bodily strength grows with exercise. And there is no doubt that a large proportion of the female population, from school days to late middle age, now have very complicated lives indeed.

Middle age is when you're faced with two temptations and you choose the one that will get you home by nine o'clock.

We can't reach old age by another man's road.

Birthdays and aging quote Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter

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

The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties.

And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!

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.

Birthdays and aging quote Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter

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

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

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt, as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear.

I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.

Birthdays and aging quote You're never too old to wish upon a star.

You're never too old to wish upon a star.

There comes a time when you should stop expecting other people to make a big deal about your birthday. That time is age 11.

Regardless of your age, you will always have adventures, unexpected joys and unexpected sorrows.

One can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways.

Birthdays and aging quote We turn not older with years but newer every day.

We turn not older with years but newer every day.

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.

Believing hear, what you deserve to hear: Your birthday as my own to me is dear... But yours gives most; for mine did only lend Me to the world; yours gave to me a friend.

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

Don't just count your years, make your years count.

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