Age Quotes, Sayings about getting old - Page 4

Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.
– Helen Hayes

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
– Victor Hugo

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

Adults are obsolete children.
– Dr. Seuss

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
– Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
– Dylan Thomas

Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
– John Singer Sargent

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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