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Age And Aging Quotes

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

Author: Edith Wharton (1862-1937)

Profession: American Author

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.

Author: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

O Time and change! -- with hair as gray as was my sire's that winter day, how strange it seems, with so much gone of life and love, to still live on!

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)

Profession: American Poet, Reformer, Author

With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!

Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1855-1919)

Profession: American Poet, Journalist

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

I delight in men over seventy. They always offer one the devotion of a lifetime.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.

Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)

Profession: British Author, Wit

The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

Now, aged 50, I'm just poised to shoot forth quite free straight and undeflected my bolts whatever they are.

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

At 46 one must be a miser; only have time for essentials.

Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind.

Author: William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

Profession: British Poet

But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave.

Author: William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

Profession: British Poet

An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick

Author: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

Profession: Irish Poet, Playwright.