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Age And Aging Quotes

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

There are three classes into which all the women past seventy that ever I knew were to be divided: 1. That dear old soul; 2. That old woman; 3. That old witch.

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.

Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)

Profession: French Author

You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.

Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)

Profession: French Author

A man's as old as he's feeling. A woman as old as she looks.

Author: Mortimer Collins (1827-1876)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

I'm aiming by the time I'm fifty to stop being an adolescent.

Author: Wendy Cope (1945)

Profession: British Poet

Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.

Author: George William Curtis (1824-1892)

Profession: American Journalist

He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.

Author: Bill Dana


I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.

Author: Rodney Dangerfield

Profession: American Comedian, Actor

At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't.

Author: Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)

Profession: American Lawyer

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it!''

Author: Doris Day (1924)

Profession: American Singer, Film Actress

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.

Author: Daniel Defoe (1661-1731)

Profession: British Author

Keep on raging -- to stop the aging.

Author: The Delltones