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

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

Maurice Chevalier

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

Bob Hope

Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.


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

All diseases run into one, old age.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Old age is a shipwreck.

Charles de Gaulle

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
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