Age Quotes, Sayings about getting old

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Youth is a disease from which we all recover.
– Dorothy Fulheim

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The years teach much which the days never knew.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!…. his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes.
– Charles Dickens

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The Hidden Power of the Heart
– Sara Paddison

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Life is a long lesson in humility.
– James M. Barrie.

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The soul’s dark cottage, battered and decayed,Lets in new light through chinks that time hath made.
– Edmund Waller

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Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
– C.S. Lewis

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In my youth, I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order.I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
– Will Durant

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You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
– Bob Hope

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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

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If youth knew; if age could.
– Henri Estienne

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

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It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem -and in my esteem age is not estimable.
– Anatole France

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The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life’s tragedy.
– Oscar Wilde

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Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.
– Robert Browning

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An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
– Agatha Christie

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Many people think old age is a disease, something to be thwarted if possible. But someone has said that if any period is a disease, it is youth Age is recovering from it.
– T. C. Myers

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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

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

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The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
– Doris Lessing