Old Age Quotes

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

Lionel Kauffman

Growing old is compulsory - growing up is optional.

Bob Monkhouse

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

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

Rosalyn S. Yalow

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

Living to a ripe old age may not be one of humanity's great blessings, but to live with gusto at a ripe old age is to discover not only what life is about, but what it's always been about.

Joe Klock

Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.

Louis Kronenberger

Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.

Phyllis Diller

Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.

Joseph Joubert

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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