Age And Aging Quotes


1889 Age And Aging quotes:



"One should never make one's debut in a scandal. One should reserve that to give interest to one's old age."
"Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children."
"We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage."
"The man who is a pessimist before forty-eight knows too much; if he is an optimist after it he knows too little"
"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."
"We can't reach old age by another man's road. My habits protect my life but they would assassinate you."
"An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young"
"Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?"
"Genius has no youth, but starts with the ripeness of age and old experience."
"Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child's loss of a doll and a king's loss of a crown are events of the same size"
"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."
"An old young man, will be a young old man."
"The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young"
"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."
"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."
"When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years."
"I thought marketing this product to kids ages four and older is outrageous,"
"The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything."
"The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy."
"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you"
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