One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
Time and tide wait for no man.
You're only young once, but you can be immature forever.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
We are always the same age inside.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
We can't reach old age by another man's road.
You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
One starts to get young at the age of sixty and then it is too late.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
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