Old Age Quotes

Amit Kalantri

When your youth is about to enter in old age it shouldn't wonder, what happened? it must say, well done.

Amit Kalantri

You cannot afford to gamble your youth only for fun.

Amit Kalantri

You can not have empty or neutral mind, as long as you work the mind will contain dreams, if you stop working it will contain regrets.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

As a subconscious attempt to add meaning or purpose to their life: The unemployed pray for a job; the retired pray for grandchildren.

Núria Añó

The land of easy mathematics where he who works adds up and he who retires subtracts.

Émile Zola

Jean-Louis had never had a day's illness in his life. He was tall and as gnarled as an oak. The sun had baked his skin until it had the colour and toughness and stillness of a tree. With advancing years, he had lost his tongue. He now never spoke, considering such an activity pointless.

P.G. Wodehouse

There is only one cure for grey hair. It was invented by a Frenchman. It is called the guillotine.

Simone De Beauvoir

I am incapable of conceiving infinity, and yet I do not accept finity. I want this adventure that is the context of my life to go on without end.

Nicholas Sparks

Our lives can't be measured by our final years, of this I am sure.

Jules Renard

It`s not how old you are, it`s how you are old.

Christopher Hitchens

Hardest of all, as one becomes older, is to accept that sapient remarks can be drawn from the most unwelcome or seemingly improbable sources, and that the apparently more trustworthy sources can lead one astray.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Everything is old, here. We are old - the Masters."
"You're not," Irian said. She thought him between thirty and forty[...]
"But I came far. Miles can be years.

Herbert Hoover

Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.

Mark Doty

And then we ease him out of that worn-out body with a kiss, and he's gone like a whisper, the easiest breath.

Sri Chinmoy

Hope is sweet.
Hope is illumining.
Hope is fulfilling.
Hope can be everlasting.
Therefore, do not give up hope,
Even in the sunset of your life.

W.B. Yeats

When you are old and grey and full of sleep
And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep

Pierre-Jean De Béranger

Old age doth in sharp pains abound;
We are belabored by the gout,
Our blindness is a dark profound,
Our deafness each one laughs about.
Then reason's light with falling ray
Doth but a trembling flicker cast.
Honor to age, ye children pay!
Alas! my fifty years are past!


Learning is an ornament in prosperity, a refuge in adversity, and a provision in old age.

Lailah Gifty Akita

When I was a child, I thought like a child.
When I became adult, I seek a deeper understanding of life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Age is only a state of mind.
You are as young as you think.

Carew Papritz

Old is old at any age. Old is when you quit asking questions about this, that, and everything. Old is when you forget how to love-or worse, don't care. Old is when you don't want to dance anymore. Old is when you don't want to learn anything new except how to be old. Old is when people tell you that you are old-and you believe them.

Terraine Francois

When you get rid of all the older people, you get rid of all the wisdom.

Christopher Hawke

I wept for relationships not possible due to denial and dreams locked in the back of people’s minds, all of the bits of life that lay dormant until the babblings of televisions and nursing homes sweep them away. It makes me wonder how many of the dreams we had originally have already been forgotten.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Age is only a number. Keep an active life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

It always a blessing to learn the wisdom from elderly people.

Cliodhna Russell

Michael and Luke met for the first time after 106 years – although the pair lived just 20 miles away from each other.

Benny Bellamacina

Old age is not just for grown up's

Richelle E. Goodrich

It's strange how in childhood it feels like tomorrow won't come until the end of forever, but in adulthood it feels like the end of forever could come tomorrow.

Walter Scott

Thou hast had thty day, old dame, but thy sun has long been set. Thou art now the very emblem of an old warhorse turned out on the barren heath; thou hast had thy paces in thy time, but now a broken amble is the best of them.

Isaac D'Israeli

The delights of reading impart the vivacity of youth even to old age.

George MacDonald

How old are you?"
"Ten," answered Tangle.
"You don't look like it," said the lady.
"How old are you, please?" returned Tangle.
"Thousands of years old," answered the lady.
"You don't look like it," said Tangle.
"Don't I? I think I do. Don't you see how beautiful I am!

George Burns

Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.

Patricia Nell Warren

In my old age, I was at last being permitted to make the discovery that lovemaking gets better and better with time, if it's with someone you care for.

Stanley Victor Paskavich

Old age is catching up with me, or am I catching up with it?

Amit Kalantri

Old ones should respect the energy of youths and youths should respect the experience of old ones.

Amit Kalantri

Your youth is certainly finished and old age has definitely arrived if you feel that you are losing enthusiasm, excitement and energy towards your dreams and goals.

John Jeremiah Sullivan

When Lytle was born, the Wright Brothers had not yet achieved a working design. When he died, Voyager 2 was exiting the solar system. What does one do with the coexistence of those details in a lifetime’s view? It weighed on him.

J. Matthew Nespoli

Old Age- You can tell when you're getting old when you stop taking drugs for fun and start taking them to keep you alive.
-character Jackson Rockenberger (Broken)

Fidelis O. Mkparu

I am a fading phantasmagoria. Time has left me in partial glory."-Fidelis O Mkparu

Ben Mitchell

Now that I’ve reached the ripe old age of retirement, I feel it my duty to teach you everything I’ve learnt about love, so listen closely. Love is like… That’s as far as I’ve gotten I’m afraid.

John Steinbeck

It is the nature of a man as he grows older, a small bridge in time, to protest against change, particularly change for the better.

Walter M. Miller Jr.

When you tire of living, change itself seems evil, does it not? for then any change at all disturbs the deathlike peace of the life-weary.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Appreciate youthfulness and empathize with elderly people.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Grandchildren are their grandparents' toys.

Colleen McCullough

Старость – самое жестокое мщение, которое на нас обрушивает мстительный бог. Почему о%B

Brennan Manning

A man doesn't grow old because he has lived a certain number of years. A man grows old when he deserts his ideal. The years may wrinkle his skin, but deserting his ideal wrinkles his soul.

Michael LaRocca

At my age, every day that I overcome simple inertia is a victory.

Ann Marie Frohoff

Be present and aware of the privilege of living.

Margaret Atwood

According to Tobias, women hang around longer because they’re less capable of indignation and better at being humiliated, for what is old age but one long string of indignities? What person of integrity would put up with it?

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

To come across as younger than they are: Women buy creams that promise to slow aging; men buy fast cars.

Gabriel García Márquez

...her own experience was beginning to tell her that an alert old age can be more keen than the cards.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Persistent smile brings out hollow dimples, and persistent frowns brings out hollow wrinkles.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The adult were once young.
The young have not yet attained adulthood.The young must learn to appreciate the wisdom of elderly people and learn from their life experiences.

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