Best Old Age Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 86 Best Old Age Sayings

#1. It is a well-known fact that very often, putting the period of boyhood out of the argument, the older we grow the more cynical and hardened we become; indeed, many of us are only saved by timely death from moral petrification, if not from moral corruption. - Author: H. Rider Haggard
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#2. Everyone has an internal age, a time in life when one is, if not one's best, then at very least one's most authentic self. I always felt that my internal clock was calibrated somewhere between 47 and 53 years old. - Author: David Rakoff
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#3. The best security for old age: respect your children. - Author: Sholem Asch
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#4. I think it's best to pick a biographical subject who lives to a ripe old age. Older people tend to relax and speak their minds. They're dropping some of the masks that they've been wearing. There's a candor. - Author: David McCullough
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#5. The best armor of old age is a well-spent life preceding it. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#6. Freedom, in childhood, may be the right to be totally self-centered. ... But freedom in old age is the ability to be the best of the self I have developed during all those years. - Author: Joan D. Chittister
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#7. Age is a state of old mind. It gets to a point where if you get old enough, you forget how old you are, and that's the best thing. And then you walk around kind of like in a fog. - Author: Sylvester Stallone
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#8. I am now of all humors that have showed themselves humors
since the old days of goodman Adam to the pupil age of this
present twelve o'clock at midnight. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#9. I'm old and the mirrors don't lie. - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#10. There were children playing on the commons. He thought of them as children, though he remembered thinking of himself as an adult at that age. Fifteen, sixteen years old. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#11. If the restoration did anything it shattered the age-old myth that God has stopped talking to his children. - Author: Russell M. Nelson
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#12. Her mind still worked, her feet still moved, she could walk, though only with the help of a walker, but walk she did, and she was a human being who knew for certainty that beans are best in salad and that old age is a terrible calamity. - Author: Dubravka Ugresic
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#13. So here I sit in the early candle-light of old age-I and my book-casting backward glances over out travel'd road. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#14. She looks like a very young old person, or a very old young person; but then, she's looked that way ever since she was two. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#15. We tend to think of age only in time, but I don't think it has much to do with time at all; there's a whole load of other things. I've met 16-year-olds who are old and 90-year-olds who are young. - Author: Roger Daltrey
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#16. The old who refuse to die merely on principle live on forever, to hate life and complain of all the things they could have been spared had they the good sense to die young. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#17. It is not becoming to lay to virtue the weariness of old age. - Author: Andre Gide
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#18. At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at the approach of old age my real youth will begin. My soul was born covered with wrinkles. Wrinkles my ancestors and parents most assiduously put there and that I had the greatest trouble removing. - Author: Andre Gide
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#19. Ah, don't grieve, little falcon,' he said with that tenderly melodious gentleness with which old Russian women speak. 'Don't grieve, little friend: you suffer an hour, you live an age! So it is, my dear. And we live here, thank God, with no offense. There's bad people, and there's good - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#20. My true function within a society which embraces all of us is to continue an age-old tradition. This tradition is to create images from the depths of the imagination and to give them form, whether visual, intellectual or musical. - Author: Michael Tippett
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#21. In childhood, death stirred me not; in middle age, it pursued me like a prowling bandit on the road; now, grown an old man, it boldly leads the way, and ushers me on. - Author: Herman Melville
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#22. Dose who love deep never grow old ... Dey may die of age, but dey die young. - Author: Arthur Wing Pinero
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#23. The bus had a name too. Elaborately painted letters across the back declared it to be "Old but Sexy." It occurred to me that as I slipped inexorably into middle age, such a title might be the best I myself could hope for. - Author: Lyn Hamilton
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#24. He thought the column was magnificent, everything it said about old age was the best he had ever read, and it made no sense to end it with a decision that seemed more like a civil death. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#25. The best thing about being 40 is that you can appreciate 25-year-old men more. - Author: Colleen McCullough
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#26. Learning from their children is the best opportunity most people have to assure themselves of a meaningful old age. Sadly, most do not take this opportunity. - Author: M. Scott Peck
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#27. Thou hast had thty day, old dame, but thy sun has long been set. Thou art now the very emblem of an old warhorse turned out on the barren heath; thou hast had thy paces in thy time, but now a broken amble is the best of them. - Author: Walter Scott
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#28. Why is it amazing that I don't act my age? Why should I act my age? Or more to the point, how is someone my age supposed to act? Old age is part fact, part state of mind, part luck, and wholly something best left for other people to ponder, not you or me. Why waste your time? I don't. - Author: Dick Van Dyke
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#29. We do not want to old to be sharper than we. It is bad enough that they were there first, and got the best things. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#30. What fortune teller would ever have had the nerve to predict that the best years of my life would turn out to be my old age? - Author: Helene Hanff
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#31. The best life you can have as you get into old age is good food, good teeth to eat it with, and few worries when you go to bed at night. - Author: Amy Tan
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#32. I have three best friends in this world. What's surprising is that they also happen to be your (audience) three best friends. They are Bachpan (childhood), Jawani (Youth) and Budhapa (old age). - Author: Kishore Kumar
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#33. There are two very different types of artists: those I call Old Masters, who work by trial and error and tend to improve with age, and conceptual people, or Young Geniuses, who generally do their best work early in their careers. - Author: David Galenson
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#34. Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to. - Author: Joe Gores
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#35. The person who works and is never bored is never old. Work and interest in worthwhile things are the best remedy for age. - Author: Pablo Casals
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#36. To see a young couple loving each other is no wonder; but to see an old couple loving each other is the best sight of all. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#37. When I retired from the circus at the grand old age of 11, my parents thought it would be best to focus more on the challenges ahead, and so I started at Methodist College Belfast. - Author: Ian Beattie
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#38. At its best New Wave/punk represents a fundamental and age-old Utopian dream: that if you give people the license to be as outrageous as they want in absolutely any fashion they can dream up, they'll be creative about it, and do something good besides. - Author: Lester Bangs
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#39. Even the rich aren't often happy. Their wealth is at best only a temporary distraction. It doesn't make them immune to emotional and mental suffering, or to disease and death. They too must deal with loneliness, the deaths of loved ones and the frustrations and boredom of old age. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#40. Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#41. Education is the best provision for old age - Author: Aristotle.
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#42. As a customer's man, his best brokerage work was securing the old age of his clients: time for them to do what they wished. - Author: Edward Hoagland
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#43. Getting old in America ... best to do it somewhere else. - Author: Nicole Hollander
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#44. The old age old story of Yin & Yang ... Every positive side has a negative side too. Which are you? - Author: Timothy Pina
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#45. Live a life that will make you look back in old age at your life and grin in satisfaction. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#46. I am seventy years old, a gray age weighted with uncompromising biblical allusions. It ought to have a gray outlook, but it hasn't, because a glint of dazzling sunshine is dancing merrily ahead of me. - Author: Agnes Repplier
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#47. Not everything in old age is grim. I haven't walked through an airport for years, and wheelchairs are the way to travel. - Author: Donald Hall
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#48. People all know the pleasure of life but not the pain of life; they know the fatigue of old age, but not the freedom of old age; they know the horror of death but not the peace of death. - Author: Liezi
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#49. The young see what they wish to see. The old see what they do not wish. - Author: Bette Lord
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#50. Back in the old days we used to smoke J's and got so blazed we called it the stone age - Author: Illmaculate
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#51. Almost all great painters in old age arrive at the same kind of broad, simplified style, as if they wanted to summarise the whole of their experience in a few strokes and blobs of colour. - Author: Kenneth Clark
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#52. After all, we did not invent symbolism; it is a universal age-old activity of the human imagination. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#53. The age factor means nothing to me. I'm old enough to know my limitations and I'm young enough to exceed them. - Author: Marv Levy
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#54. A calling is that thing that you can't not do, an answer to the age-old question, "What should I do with my life? - Author: Jeff Goins
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#55. You dont have to know a soul to know what I know
to expect what I'm expecting
to feel yourself alive and dying in your chest every minute of the livelong day
When you're young you wanta cry, when you're old you wanta die. But that's too deep for you now, Ti mon Pousse - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#56. But with what incessant and grievous ills is old age surrounded! - Author: Juvenal
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#57. A person gets built and stands for a few years and then nature's demolition team comes in. - Author: Dan Groat
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#58. My heart is a thousand years old. I am not like other people. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#59. It is not too late. You are not too old. You are right on time-And you are better than you know. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#60. Our terminal decline into old age and death stems from the fine print of the contract that we signed with our mitochondria two billion years ago. - Author: Nick Lane
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#61. He who cares only for himself in youth will be a very niggard in manhood, and a wretched miser in old age. - Author: Josiah Johnson Hawes
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#62. And much later, long after Bastian had returned to his world, in his maturity and
even in his old age, this joy never left him entirely. Even in the hardest moments of hislife he preserved a lightheartedness that made him smile and that comforted others. - Author: Michael Ende
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#63. I'm 52 years old, which means I'm of an age where my reading habits are more or less set. I read plenty of stuff on line but I rely on pretty traditional sources. I'm a newspaper reader, whether in hand or on my iPad. - Author: Michael Wilbon
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#64. I will age for you, if it pleases you. I will match you, wrinkle for wrinkle, grey hair for grey hair, crease for crease, wrinkle for wrinkle. You will be so beautiful when you are old. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#65. Friends die, friends become demented, friends quarrel, friends drift with old age into silence. - Author: Donald Hall
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#66. I'm 57, I can't look like a 30-year-old. You try to hold age at bay, but there comes a point when you just have to give up gracefully. - Author: Elton John
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#67. Shouldn't someone tag Mr. Kennedy's bold new imaginative program with its proper age? Under the tousled boyish haircut is still old Karl Marx-first launched a century ago. There is nothing new in the idea of a government being Big Brother. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#68. As though on a seedling whose blossoms ripen at different times, I had seen in old ladies, on that beach at Balbec, the dried-up seeds and sagging tubers that my girl-friends would become. But, now that it was time for buds to blossom, what did that matter? - Author: Marcel Proust
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#69. How young can you die of old age? - Author: Steven Wright
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#70. I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age. - Author: Nadia Comaneci
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#71. Middle-age should be shot. Things about it gall me. First, that those younger despise the thought of getting old, and, hence, me. Second, that those older despise the thought of me being younger, and, hence, me. So here I am, pressed from both sides, forced to wear blinders - FULL SPEED AHEAD! - Author: Chila Woychik
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#72. While strength and years permit, endure labor; soon bent old age will come with silent foot.
[Lat., Dum vires annique sinunt, tolerate labores.
Jam veniet tacito curva senecta pede.] - Author: Ovid
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#73. I'm a nosy old woman, it's a perk of getting old. You can be annoying and people just call you eccentric. - Author: Lauren Dane
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#74. We grow old more through indolence, than through age. - Author: Christina, Queen Of Sweden
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#75. We were girls once. As hard as that is to believe. //Oh you can't see it now--our bodies have stretched and sagged, faces and necks drooping. That's what happens when you get old. Every part of you drops, as if the body is moving closer to where it's from and where it'll return. - Author: Brit Bennett
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#76. I was a mixture of being incredibly old for my age and incredibly backwards. I was born quite old, but then I stopped growing. I lived with my mum and dad till I was 30. - Author: Helena Bonham Carter
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#77. It's strange how in childhood it feels like tomorrow won't come until the end of forever, but in adulthood it feels like the end of forever could come tomorrow. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#78. Dignity, high station, or great riches, are in some sort necessary to old men, in order to keep the younger at a distance, who are otherwise too apt to insult them upon the score of their age. - Author: Jonathan Swift
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#79. Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand who saith, 'A whole I planned, youth shows but half; Trust God: See all, nor be afraid! - Author: Robert Browning
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#80. We all have a different image of what old is, and if you were exposed to senior citizens at a young age, as I was, it can color your soul with terror. - Author: Billy Crystal
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#81. Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves. - Author: Phyllis Diller
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#82. And the maestro surely wielded the chairman's baton with extraordinary skill. His stellar record suggests that the only right answer to the age-old question of whether it is better to be lucky or good may be: both. - Author: Alan Blinder
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#83. The fear of old age is something that one feels when they're younger. Once you get to being old, you're already there, so you don't even think about it anymore. - Author: Paolo Sorrentino
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#84. So you're the little smart ass from Poleglass.
I wanted to point out he sounded like Dr. Seuss but bit my lip and remembered the warning the old lady gave me. - Author: David Louden
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#85. But the blots, Turkey," intimated I. "True,-but, with submission, sir, behold these hairs! I am getting old. Surely, sir, a blot or two of a warm afternoon is not to be severely urged against gray hairs. Old age-even if it blot the page-is honorable. With submission, sir, we both are getting old. - Author: Henry James
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#86. My heart needs only one thing. It needs to be guided Along the age-old path Of life-blossoming self-awareness. - Author: Sri Chinmoy
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