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Topic: Old Age Quotes - Quotes about Growing Old
Old Age Quotes 1 - 2
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 I’d most appreciate getting for my eighty-seventh birthday. I’ll tell you: a paternity suit.
George Burns

And now the end is near
And so I face the final curtain,
I’ll state my case of which I’m certain.
I’ve lived a life that’s full, I traveled each and ev’ry highway,
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 people’s home and she said they had changed the words of the song to ‘When I’m 84’ as they considered 64 to be young. So I might do that.
Paul McCartney

There’s one more terrifying fact about old people: I’m going to be one soon.
P. J. O’Rourke

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 you’re aboard, there’s 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 I’d known I was gonna live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.
Eubie Blake - on reaching age of 100

At my age flowers scare me.
George Burns

I don’t know how you feel about old age, but in my case I didn’t 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

I’m very pleased to be here. Let’s face it, at my age I’m very pleased to be anywhere.
George Burns

I don’t feel old – I don’t feel anything until noon. Then it’s 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 I’m old, doesn’t mean that I am. I’m 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.
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