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Quotes About Age

Here find a collection of inspirational quotes about age. Satchel Paige once said, How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are. Find quotes about age here that may surprise you. To find an inspirational quote that relates to age, is to find something out about oneself. When we start to grow older, it seems that we change our personal definition of what age means, what it is in years, and how we relate to those around us. For some, age is a matter of counting how many birthdays they have had; for others, age is only something that everyone else cares about except themselves.
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The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
Helen Hayes

The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are no longer able to set a bad example.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well; making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigour. With such people the grey head is but the impression of the old fellow's hand in giving them his blessing, and every wrinkle but a notch in the quiet calendar of a well-spent life.
Charles Dickens

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

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

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
Bette Midler



Age considers; youth ventures.
Rabindranath Tagore

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
Jim Fiebig

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
Tom Stoppard

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Don Marquis

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.
Oscar Wilde

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

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

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Mark Twain

If it wasn't for age, I wouldn't know how old I was.
Byron Pulsifer

He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
Plato

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
Doug Larson

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Samuel Ullman

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Chili Davis

Age is not a matter of the physical condition of the body; it is more a matter of the condition of the mind.
Byron Pulsifer

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

It is so comic to hear oneself called old, even at ninety I suppose!
Alice James

The older I get, the more the definition of young changes.
Byron Pulsifer

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Sam Ewing

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

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.
Maurice Chevalier

. . . the most important lesson in managing our careers as we get older: Sometimes staying the game is as simple as not leaving the room.
Tina Sloan, Changing Shoes

For some, meaningful aging is about staying the course, and remembering who you are and where you've come from.
Jayne MacAulay

Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them. Anna Magnani, source: Birthday Quotes


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