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Age And Aging Quotes

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

Author: Don Marquis (1878-1937)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist

Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.

Author: Groucho Marx (1895-1977)

Profession: American Comic Actor

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

Author: Groucho Marx (1895-1977)

Profession: American Comic Actor

Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

The complete life, the perfect pattern, includes old age as well as youth and maturity. The beauty of the morning and the radiance of noon are good, but it would be a very silly person who drew the curtains and turned on the light in order to shut out the tranquillity of the evening. Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

When I was young I was amazed at Plutarch's statement that the elder Cato began at the age of eighty to learn Greek. I am amazed no longer. Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long.

Author: W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)

Profession: British Novelist, Playwright

Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.

Author: Andre Maurois (1885-1967)

Profession: French Writer

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.

Author: Andre Maurois (1885-1967)

Profession: French Writer

No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there! I shake the world with the might of my voice, and walk --handsome, twenty-two year old.

Author: Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930)

Profession: Russian Poet, Dramatist

Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation.

Author: Trevor Mcdonald

Profession:

If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.

Author: Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

Profession: American Anthropologist

Being seventy is not a sin.

Author: Golda Meir (1898-1978)

Profession: Prime Minister of Israel, 1969-74

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

Author: Golda Meir (1898-1978)

Profession: Prime Minister of Israel, 1969-74