How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
I hope I never get so old I get religious.
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
I grow more intense as I age.
The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.
Life's Tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it.
Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense of humor, which is awfully important in this day and age. Humor has a tremendous place in this sordid world. It's more than just a matter of laughing. If you can see things out of whack, then you can see how things can be in whack.
We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
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.
When you become senile, you won't know it.
Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting. People you know, yet can't quite name.
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
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