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Age And Aging Quotes

The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin

An old man loved is winter with flowers.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

Twenty years a child; twenty years running wild; twenty years a mature man --and after that, praying.

Author: Irish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Irish Origin

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

Author: Rahel


Age considers; youth ventures.

Author: Raupach


No one grows old by living. Only by losing interest in living.

Author: Marie Beyon Ray


Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.

Author: Keith Richards (1943)

Profession: British-born American Musician, Survivor, Songwriter

As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity.

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist

Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist

Age does not matter if the matter does not age.

Author: Carlos Pena Romulo


A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.

Author: Jean Rostand (1894-1977)

Profession: French Biologist, Writer

The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Profession: Swiss Political Philosopher, Educationist, Essayist

I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.

Author: Helena Rubinstein (1870-1965)

Profession: Polish-born American Cosmetics Manufacturer

There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.

Author: Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804-1869)

Profession: French Critic