Age Quotes And Sayings


Age Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of age quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“Yes, we praise women over 40 for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it’s not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coiffed, hot woman over 40, there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22-year old waitress. Ladies, I apologize. For all those men who say, “Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?”, here’s an update for you. Nowadays 80%of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realize it’s not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage!” 
– Andy Rooney

“The last birthday that’s any good is 23.”
– Andy Rooney

“It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” 
– Andy Rooney

“Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age.”
– Anna Garlin Spencer

“In a dream you are never eighty.”
– Anne Sexton

“I was wrong to grow older.  Pity.  I was so happy as a child.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Hopes are like hair ornaments. Girls want to wear too many of them. When they become old women they look silly wearing even one.” 
– Arthur Golden

Religion often gets credit for curing rascals when old age is the real medicine.”
– Austin O’Malley

“Age is just a number.  Mine is unlisted.”
– Author Unknown

“At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgment.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Old age ain’t no place for sissies.”
– Bette Davis

“After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.”
– Bette Midler 

“Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year‘s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.”
– Bill Vaughan 

“Like a lot of fellows around here, I have a furniture problem.  My chest has fallen into my drawers.”
– Billy Casper

“Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.”
– Bob Hope

“It’s sad to grow old, but nice to ripen.”
– Brigitte Bardot

“No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.” 
– C.S. Lewis

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” 
– C.S. Lewis

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” 
– C.S. Lewis

“Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.”
– Caryn Leschen

“Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!…. his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes.”
– Charles Dickens

Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs.”
– Charles Dickens

“We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair.”
– Charles Lamb

“Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed.” 
– Charles M. Schulz

“I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.” 
– Charlotte Brontë,

“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.”
– Chili Davis

“Before thirty, men seek disease; after thirty, diseases seek men.”
Chinese Proverb

“By the time you read this, you’ll be older than you remember.” 
– Chuck Palahniuk

“By the time you’re thirty, your worst enemy is yourself.” 
– Chuck Palahniuk

“Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.”
– Confucius 

“Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.”
– Dan Bennett

“Middle age is youth without its levity, and age without decay.”
– Daniel Defoe

“The other day a man asked me what I thought was the best time of life.  “Why,” I answered without a thought, “now.” 
– David Grayson

“Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.”
– Don Marquis

“Youth is a disease from which we all recover.”
– Dorothy Fulheim

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