Beautiful young people are accidents of nature,
but beautiful old people are works of art. Eleanor Roosevelt
To me, fair friend, you never can be old,
For as you were when first your eye I eyed,
Such seems your beauty still. William Shakespeare Sonnet 104, To me, fair friend, you never
can be old.
Old age is no place for sissies. Bette Davis
Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what
happened. Jennifer Yane
I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now. Author Unknown
The biggest surprise in a man's life is old age. Leo Tolstoy
No man loves life like him that's growing old. Sophocles Spoken by Acrisius, in Fragments of Sophocles.
Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be,
The last of life, for which the first was made. Robert Browning Rabbi ben Ezra.
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative. Maurice Chevalier
People ask me what Id most appreciate getting for my eighty-seventh
birthday. Ill tell you: a paternity suit. George Burns
And now the end is near
And so I face the final curtain,
Ill state my case of which Im certain.
Ive lived a life thats full, I traveled each and
And more, much more than this. I did it my way. Paul Anka My Way, song popularized by Frank Sinatra.
I recently turned 60. Practically a third of my life is over. Woody Allen
A man's only as old as the woman he feels. Groucho Marx
I spoke to a lady who worked in an old peoples home and
she said they had changed the words of the song to When
Im 84 as they considered 64 to be young. So I might
do that. Paul McCartney
Theres one more terrifying fact about old people: Im
going to be one soon. P. J. ORourke
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
Once you're over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. Charles M. Schulz
Age overtakes us all;
Our temples first; then on o'er cheek and chin,
Slowly and surely, creep the frosts of Time.
Up and do somewhat, ere thy limbs are sere. Theocrutus The Love of Thyonichus.
The old are in a second childhood. Aristophanes The Clouds.
The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always
in your face. Jack Nicklaus
The trouble with old age is that it comes when we are too old
to enjoy it. Author Unknown
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything,
the young know everything. Oscar Wilde
The hardest years in life are those between 10 and 70. Helen Hayes- at 73
The three ages of man: youth, middle age, and my word
you do look well. June Whitfield
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once youre
aboard, theres nothing you can do. Golda Meir
To me old age is always fifteen years older than I am. Bernard Baruch
Anyone can get old. All you have to do is to live long enough. Groucho Marx
If Id known I was gonna live this long, Id have
taken better care of myself. Eubie Blake- on reaching age of
At my age flowers scare me. George Burns
I dont know how you feel about old age, but in my case
I didnt even see it coming. It hit me in the rear. Phyllis Diller
You're never too old to become younger. Mae West
There are no old people nowadays; they are either wonderful
for their age or dead. Mary Pettibone Poole
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen. Brigitte Bardot
Im very pleased to be here. Lets face it, at my
age Im very pleased to be anywhere. George Burns
I dont feel old I dont feel anything until
noon. Then its time for my nap. Bob Hope
You turn not older with years, but newer every day. Emily Dickinson
Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age - as your
beauty fades, so will his eyesight. Phyllis Diller
Old wood best to turn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust,
and old authors to read. Francis Bacon
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than
the cake. Bob Hope
Aged love is like aged wine; it becomes more satisfying, more
refreshing, more valuable, more appreciated and more intoxicating! Leo Buscaglia
It's important to have a twinkle in your wrinkle. Author Unknown
Old age is gentle as an autumn morn;
The harvest over, you will put the plough
Into another, stronger hand, and watch
The sowing you were wont to do. Carmen Sylva (Queen Elisabeth of Romania) A Friend.
I wanted to show I had balls at age 60. Just because society
says Im old, doesnt mean that I am. Im pursuing
happiness, even if it makes the people around me unhappy. Sylvester Stallone Why he brought character Rocky out of retirement
to make sixth and final instalment for movie Rocky Balboa.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are
guilty if they forget what it was to be young. J. K. Rowling Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the
Order of the Phoenix.