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Age Quotes

A Select Collection of Age Quotes


Age is just a number, or is it? Is growing up about growing wiser and increasingly contented? Here is what the famous have to say about age.

R. Palmer
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.

Gloria Pitzer
About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.

Rabindranath Tagore
Age considers; youth ventures.

George William Curtis
Age is a matter of feeling...not of years.

Jean Paul Richter
As a man grows older it is harder and harder to frighten him.

Do not resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege.

George Bernard Shaw
It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.

Henry David Thoreau
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Bernard M. Baruch
To me old age is 15 years older than I am.

George Bernard Shaw
We don't stop playing because we grow old; We grow old because we stop playing!

John W. Turk
We have no simple problems or easy decisions after kindergarten.

William Dean Howells
You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up.

Frank Lloyd Wright
Youth is a circumstance you can't do anything about. The trick is to grow up without getting old.

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