Aging Quotes And Sayings


Aging Quotes And Sayings

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

“When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.”
– Chinua Achebe

“I expect to retire to a fine-grained heaven where the temperatures are always consistent, where the images slide before one’s eyes in a continual cascade of form and meaning.”
– Ansel Adams

“Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline
– James Truslow Adams

“He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young. ”
– Joseph Addison

“But time growing old teaches all things”
– Aeschylus

“To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent – that is to triumph over old age. ”
– Thomas Bailey Aldrich

“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.”
– Muhammed Ali

“You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.”
– Woody Allen

“Of course now that I am retired I see it from a totally different perspective, the bad days just don’t look so bad to me, and I try to share that with Michael.”
– St Thomas Andretti

“The end of all my labors has come. All that I have written appears to me as much straw after the things that have been revealed to me.”
– St Thomas Aquinas

“The old are in a second childhood.”
– Aristophanes

“Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.”
– Louis Armstrong

“As one gets older, it happens that in the morning one fails to remember the airplane trip to be taken in a few hours or the lecture scheduled for the afternoon.”
– Rudolf Arnheim

“Now that I am old and infirm I fear I shall no more be able to roam among the beautiful mountains… I can only paint my pictures and spread my colour over the cloud-topped mountain to transmit for future ages the hidden meaning which lies beyond all description in words.”
– Chinese Artist

“The best way to judge a life is to ask yourself, ‘Did I make the best use of the time I had?’”
– Arthur Ashe

“Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.”
– Herbert Henry Asquith

“I don’t want to be the oldest performer in captivity… I don’t want to look like a little old man dancing out there”
– fred Astaire

“Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.”
– margaret Atwood

“Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long time. ”
– Daniel francois Espirit Auber

“You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.”
– marcus Aurelius

“Age breeds caution and a yearning for security. Youth invites risk and challenge. As we grow older it becomes important to be able to balance our sensibilities with our curiosities.”
– Elizabeth Azzolina

“Always I’m feeling, ‘You’re never going to work again.’ That’s going to happen one day, but I hope I’m not alive. ”
– Lauren Bacall

“Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. ”
– Sir Francis Bacon

“How disappointing to discover we aren’t going to be young and strong and live forever… The challenge and the fascination of artistic creation is the best distraction in the world… we’re the lucky ones.”
– Janet Badger

“People who say you’re just as old as you feel are all wrong, fortunately.”
– Russell Baker

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age”
– Lucille Ball

“The only thing I regret about my past life is the length of it. If I had my past life over again I’d make all the same mistakes – only sooner.”
– Tallulah Bankhead

“Neither age, intelligence, nor acquired wisdom alone guarantees a long life. However, only an acquired wisdom that comes with age allows you to see what benefits there may be in being stupid and dying young. ”
– Che Baraka

“Painting is almost like a religious experience, which should go on and on. Age just gives you the freedom to do some things you’ve never done before. Great work can come at any stage of your life. ”
– Will Barnet

“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.”
– John Barrymore

“I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am”
– Bernard Baruch

“The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.”
– Mary Catherine Bateson

“It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life’s parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny.”
– Simone de Beauvoir

“We grow neither better nor worse as we grow old, but more like ourselves.”
– May Lamberton Becker

“I’m glad I haven’t lived in vain.”
– Saul Bellow

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