Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Human beings can be beautiful. If they are not beautiful it is entirely their own fault. It is what they do to themselves that makes them ugly. The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it.
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience.
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Aging is not "lost youth" but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.
When our memories outweigh our dreams, it is then that we become old.
I'm very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. "Don't complain about growing old - many, many people do not have that privilege."
Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.
Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.
If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Live your life and forget your age.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long.
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.
There's one more terrifying fact about old people: I'm going to be one soon.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends