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Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
- Anais Nin

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Every formula of every religion has, in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
- Fay Weldon

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Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts
catching up with Mother Nature.
- Harold Coffin

When your friends begin to flatter
you on how young you look,
it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens.
A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not
suddenly become filled on retirement.
- Dwight L. Moody

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it,
old age is still old age.
- Sinclair Lewis

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing.
It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage,
but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
- Confucius

Those who love deeply never grow old;
they may die of old age,
but they die young.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

In youth the days are short and the years are long.
In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI

Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
- Jane Elliot

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve.
Middle age is when you're forced to.
- Bill Vaughan

Old age is no place for sissies.
- Bette Davis

Old age is like everything else.
To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Old age is a shipwreck.
- Charles de Gaulle

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
- Emily Dickinson

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
- Stanislaw Lec

In youth we run into difficulties.
In old age difficulties run into us.
- Beverly Sills

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

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
- Bob Hope

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
- James Thurber

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful,
kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent.
We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.
- Knut Hamsun

You end up as you deserve.
In old age you must put up with the face,
the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.
- Judith Viorst

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

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older,
I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
- Bill Cosby

The really frightening thing about middle age is the
knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
- Doris Day

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

I will never be an old man.
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Francis Bacon

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

I'm not interested in age.
People who tell me their age are silly.
You're as old as you feel.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm.
Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
- Golda Meir

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

I'm saving that rocker for the day
when I feel as old as I really am.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
- Doris Day

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

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

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you become senile, you won't know it.
- Bill Cosby

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking
that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
- Don Marquis

As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face.
If you deny that, you deny your heritage.
- Frances Conroy

When a noble life has prepared old age,
it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
- Muriel Spark

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The tendency of old age to the body,
say the physiologists,
is to form bone.
It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old
man whose opinions are not ossified.
- Bob Wells

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

Old age is an excellent time for outrage.
My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
- Louis Kronenberger

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
- C. S. Lewis

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old
age than into helping them enjoy it.
- Frank Howard Clark

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth,
but a reproach to old age.
- Aristotle

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
- Albert Camus

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

He has a profound respect for old age.
Especially when it's bottled.
- Gene Fowler

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
- Hosea Ballou

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body,
the mind, and the heart.
And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise,
study, and love.
- Alan Bleasdale

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.
- J. B. Priestley

I'm not afraid of aging.
- Shelley Duvall

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

I get all fired up about aging in America.
- Willard Scott

I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
- James Broughton

All diseases run into one - old age.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
- Lauren Bacall


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