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Age And Aging Quotes

Except ye become as little children, except you can wake on your fiftieth birthday with the same forward-looking excitement and interest in life that you enjoyed when you were five, ''ye cannot enter the kingdom of God.'' One must not only die daily, but every day we must be born again.

Author: Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957)

Profession: British Author

Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.

Author: Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957)

Profession: British Author

The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.

Author: Charles M. Schultz (1922)

Profession: American Cartoonist, Creator of ''Peanuts''

I'd like to grow very old as slowly as possible.

Author: Irene Mayer Selznick

Profession:

As for old age, embrace and love it. It abounds with pleasure if you know how to use it. The gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life, and I maintain that, even when they have reached the extreme limit, they have their pleasure still.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

There is nothing more despicable than an old man who has no other proof than his age to offer of his having lived long in the world.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

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

Author: J. P. Senn

Profession:

I have lived long enough. My way of life is to fall into the sere, the yellow leaf, and that which should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends I must not look to have.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. [Merchant Of Venice]

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty; for in my youth I never did apply hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; and did not, with unbashful forehead, woo the means of weakness and debility: therefore my age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

My age is as a lusty winter, frosty but kindly.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

I wasted time, and now time doth waste me.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor