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Age And Aging Quotes

He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.

Author: Anouk Aimee (1932)

Profession: French Actor

The surest sign of age is loneliness.

Author: Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888)

Profession: American Educator, Social Reformer

While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.

Author: Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888)

Profession: American Educator, Social Reformer

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

Author: Thomas B. Aldrich (1836-1907)

Profession: American Writer, Editor

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.

Author: Muhammad Ali (1942)

Profession: American Boxer

The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

Author: Hervey Allen (1889-1949)

Profession: American Author

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

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

Author: Elizabeth Arden (1876-1966)

Profession: Canadian-born American Beautician and Businesswoman

Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.

Author: Thomas Arnold (1795-1842)

Profession: British Educator, Scholar

One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.

Author: Thomas Arnold (1795-1842)

Profession: British Educator, Scholar

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

Author: Fred Astaire (1899-1987)

Profession: American Dancer, Singer, Actor

I refuse to admit that I am more than 52, even if that makes my children illegitimate.

Author: Lady Nancy Astor (1897-1964)

Profession: British Politician

Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.

Author: Daniel Francois Esprit Auber (1782-1871)

Profession: French Composer

The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet