Growing Old Quotes

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

Unknown

Growing old is compulsory - growing up is optional.

Bob Monkhouse

The trick is growing up without growing old.

Casey Stengel

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

Unknown

One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since youíve become harmless.

Liz Smith

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

Chili Davis

There are compensations for growing older. One is the realization that to be sporting isn't at all necessary. It is a great relief to reach this stage of wisdom.

Cornelius Otis Skinner

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

Teilhard de Chardin

When I behold the skylark move in perfect joy towards its love the sun, when I behold the skylark, growing drunk with joy, forget the use of wings, so that it topples from the height of heavens, I envy the bird's fate.

Bernart de Ventadorn

May we feel after Thee; still calling out in the darkness, as children waking in the night call "Father," so may we call out for God; and, at times, even if we do not hear Thy voice, may there be the form of a hand resting upon us, and that shall be enough; for we shall take hold of it, though it be in the dark, and it shall guide us to the growing light; for the day shall come, and the release and triumph.

Henry Ward Beecher

Dissimulation in youth is the forerunner of perfidy in old age; its first appearance is the fatal omen of growing depravity and future shame.

Hugh Blair

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