None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
Henry David Thoreau
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age – I missed it coming and going.
John B. Priestly
You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.
At sixteen I was stupid, confused and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolesce
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I’m not old yet!
I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You’re young enough to get away with things, but you’re old enough, too.
Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
I have never admitted that I am more than twenty-nine, or thirty at the most. Twenty-nine when there are pink shades, thirty when there are not.
It takes a long time to become young.
In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day’s long.
Pope Paul VI
Age considers; youth ventures.
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.
Sir Walter Scott
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.
Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.