Old Age Quotes

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

You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

Bob Hope

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.

Oscar Wilde

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

Satchel Paige

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.

Marcus Porcius Cato

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.

Maurice Chevalier

Children are a great comfort in your old age -- and they help you reach it faster, too.

Lionel Kauffman

All diseases run into one, old age.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.

Walt Whitman

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.

Leon Trotsky

Burn old wood, read old books, drink old wines, have old friends.

Alfonso X

Old age is like learning a new profession. And not one of your own choosing.

Jacques Barzun

There are three things I noticed about being thirty-three: Failing memory, hair loss and failing memory.

Derren Victor Brown

One great thing about getting old is that you can get out of all sorts of social obligations just by saying you're tired.

George Denis Patrick Carlin

Growing old is compulsory - growing up is optional.

Bob Monkhouse

Old age is a shipwreck.

Charles de Gaulle

Old age is the repose of life; the rest that precedes the rest that remains.

Robert Collyer

Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.

Justice Felix Frankfurter

It is a characteristic of old age to find the progress of time accelerated. The less one accomplishes in a given time, the shorter does the retrospect appear.

Wilhelm von Humboldt

The fears of old age disturb us, yet how few attain it?

Jean de la Bruyere

One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.

Malcolm Muggeridge

That sign of old age, extolling the past at the expense of the present.

Sydney Smith

There is this difference between the grief of youth and that of old age: youth's burden is lightened by as much of it as another shares; old age may give and give, but the sorrow remains the same.

O. Henry

The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.

Rosalyn S. Yalow

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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