50th Birthday Quotes – Quotations And Sayings About Age And Aging


50th Birthday Quotes – Quotations And Sayings About Age And Aging

Is someone turning 50 soon? Here is a collection of 50th birthday quotes and sayings. Some of these age quotes are funny, some are inspiring, while others are just about age and aging.

Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.”
– Adlai E. Stevenson

“By Time and Age full many things are taught.”
– Aeschylus

“Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.”
– Alanis Morissette

“I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.”
– Alanis Morissette

“The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.”
– Aldous Huxley

“We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.”
– Aldous Huxley

“I think I’m past the age of getting lost.”
– Amanda Seyfried

“It’s sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age.”
– Amanda Seyfried

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth – two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia. It’s the last page of our collective memory of the age of innocence. Then things turned ugly and would never be the same again.”
– Ang Lee

“Swing voters are more appropriately known as the ‘idiot voters’ because they have no set of philosophical principles. By the age of fourteen, you’re either a Conservative or a Liberal if you have an IQ above a toaster.”
– Ann Coulter

“There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.”
– Arthur Schopenhauer

“Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.”
– Aung San Suu Kyi

“At this age, I should be leading a quiet life.”
– Aung San Suu Kyi

“Maybe it is something to do with age, but I have become fonder of poetry than of prose.”
– Aung San Suu Kyi

“No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.”
– Barbara de Angelis

“We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.”
– Bertrand Russell

“Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.”
– Bertrand Russell

“To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.”
– Bertrand Russell

“I consider the 70s to be the youth of old age. So all you women out there who are afraid of getting older, just keep your orgasms in place, eat a lot of vegetables, take exercise, and you’ll be fine.”
– Betty Dodson

“I have the problems of, I must confess, old age.”
– Billy Graham

“I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.”
– Billy Joel

“Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.”
– Bo Bennett

“What turns me on about the digital age, what excited me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio and a producer. Now, you need a laptop.”
– Bono

“Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.”
– Brigitte Bardot

“What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.”
– Brigitte Bardot

“The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.”
– Charles de Montesquieu

“Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.”
– Charles Kingsley

“Do you remember when you were 10 or 11 years old and you really thought your folks were the best? They were completely omniscient and you took their word for everything. And then you got older and you went through this hideous age when suddenly they were the devil, they were bullies, and they didn’t know anything.”
– Chuck Palahniuk

“I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.”
– Clint Eastwood

“Bad news isn’t wine. It doesn’t improve with age.”
– Colin Powell

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.”
Dale Carnegie

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