Middle-age has its compensations. You feel no need to do what you do not like. You are no longer ashamed of yourself; you are reconciled to being what you are, and you do not much mind what people think of you.
Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.
There is something dark and wintry about the atmosphere of the later Middle Ages.
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably deceives himself. Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.
Middle age: The time when you'll do anything to feel better, except give up what is hurting you.
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
No student of history can fail to see the moral interest of the Middle Ages, any more than an artist can fail to see their aesthetic interest.
Middle age is when you're faced with two temptations and you choose the one that will get you home by nine o'clock.
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages of free and humane reflection: it is scholastic and proper to the Middle Ages and to Germany.
The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat.
Middle-age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.
You know you're getting old when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
There once was a time when all people believed in God and the church ruled. This time was called the Dark Ages.
Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
I’m 59 and people call me middle aged. How many 118 year old men do you know?
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