Age Old Quotes About Age

"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. "
— Lucille ball

"The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune."
— English Proverb

"Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. "
— Jack Benny

"The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything. "
— Oscar Wilde

"Aging is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength."
— Betty Friedan

"Whatever with the past has gone,
The best is always yet to come."
— Lucy Larcom

"Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot."
— Oscar Wilde

"It takes a long time to grow young. "
— Pablo Picasso

"Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old."
— Franz Kafka

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."
— George Bernard Shaw

"It is better to wear out than to rust out. "
— Bishop Richard Cumberland

"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. "
— Robert Frost

"Here's a posy of flowers, and a basket too,
With Birthday greetings all for you."
— Annonymous

"Sugar in the gourd and honey in the horn,
I never was so happy since the hour I was born. "
— Anonymous

"To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing."
— German Proverb

"The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes."
— Frank Lloyd Wright

"Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again."
— C.S. Lewis

"That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart."
— Richard Steele, Sr.

"Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up...a lot of people don't have the courage to do it. "
— Helen Hayes

"Sing a song of Birthdays
Full of fun and cheer
And may you keep on having them
For many a happy year. "
— Anonymous

"Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs."
— Anonymous

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."
— Abraham Lincoln

"I want to die young at a ripe old age."
— Ashley Montagu

"All would live long, but none would be old."
— Benjamin Franklin

"The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children."
— Clarence Darrow

"Being an old maid is like death by drowning -- a really delightful sensation after you have ceased struggling."
— Edna Ferber

"I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel."
— Elizabeth Arden

"No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement."
— Florida Scott-Maxwell

"The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom."
— H. L. Mencken

"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm."
— Henry David Thoreau

"Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age."
— Jeanne Moreau

"Live your life and forget your age."
— Norman Vincent Peale

"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."
— Oscar Wilde

"Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young."
— Sir Arthur Pinero

"I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred."
— Thomas Alva Edison

"Though an old man I am but a young gardener."
— Thomas Jefferson