Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.— Dorothy Parker
Bumbling Birthdays And Aging quotations
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.
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.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
Time and tide wait for no man.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
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.
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.
We can't reach old age by another man's road.
Middle age is when you're faced with two temptations and you choose the one that will get you home by nine o'clock.
And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!
Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
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.
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 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.
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.
My faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened.
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.