You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.
[Lat., Mature fieri senem, si diu velis esses senex.]
By Time and Age full many things are taught.
I'm like a backward berry, Unripened on the vine, For all my friends are fifty, And I'm only forty-nine.
One starts to get young at the age of sixty and then it is too late.
I'm sorry to inform you that your 50 year warranty has expired on your back, knees, and memory. Luckily your lifetime warranty on your heart is still in effect. Of course, that becomes void and expires when you do.
Today, you're halfway to 100! Here's to optimism, whether it is realistic or not. Happy 50th birthday!
I do think I feel it but you don't think you are cause at a certain time you are no age but you don't think you are anything. You feel the life you have lived. I feel that. It's been a long fifty years.
Everyone over 50 should be issued every week with a wet fish in a plastic bag by the Post Office so that, whenever you see someone young and happy, you can hit them as hard as you can across the face.
I've never been more in love with anyone nearly half my age than I am today. I'd get married in a minute if I weren't still married to somebody else.
I was getting hot flashes and sweats on a regular basis. That's not normal, even for my age.
Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.
Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia. It's the last page of our collective memory of the age of innocence. Then things turned ugly and would never be the same again.
Fifty years old, 212 fights, and I'm still pretty.
Now, they're saying I groped a male staffer. Yes, I did. Not only did I grope him, I tickled him until he couldn't breathe and four guys jumped on top of me. It was my 50th birthday.
Of late I appear To have reached that stage When people who look old Who are only my age.
After fifty, one ceases to digest. As someone once said, "I just ferment my food now."
And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company's 25th Anniversary.
At 50, don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get back up. Happy 50th birthday.
I can't look in the mirror and look at fake things. I just can't. I'd rather age.
To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
I'm 36 and if I met a woman of my own age and married her, I'd also be marrying her former life, her past. It might be OK for some people - I don't want to judge it or anything - but it's not for me. It would destroy my creativity.
Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch.
The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
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