Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Thomas B. Aldrich
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
Daniel Francois Esprit Auber
The three ages of man: youth, middle age, and “You’re looking wonderful!”
Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternatives.
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
Lydia M. Child
I’m saving that rocker for the day when I feel as old as I am.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.
James A. Garfield
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you are aboard, there’s nothing you can do.
We are not limited by our old ages; we are liberated by it.
You know you’re getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
Ralph B. Perry
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. (Merchant Of Venice)
When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
Germaine De Stael
If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
Age is only a number.
Never too old to learn. -Latin proverb.
When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.
After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
Middle age . . . when a man is at the peak of his yearning power. -Wall Stress Journal.
It takes a long time to become young.
The spiritual eyesight improves as the physical eyesight declines. -Plato.
To me old age is 15 years older than I am. Bernard M. Baruch
We turn not older with years but newer every day. Emily Dickenson
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Author: Hosea Ballou
It’s all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date. George Bernard Shaw
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; We grow old because we stop playing! George Bernard Shaw
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford
As a man grows older it is harder and harder to frighten him. Jean Paul Richter
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten. John W. Turk
Relish love in your old age! Aged love is like aged wine; it becomes more satisfying, more refreshing, more valuable, more appreciated and more intoxicating! Leo Buscaglia
You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt, as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear, as young as your hope, as old as your despair. Paul H. Duhn
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it should give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. R. Palmer
Do not resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege. Unknown
You’ll find as you grow older that you weren’t born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up. William Dean Howells