Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.
The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.
Pleas'd look forward, pleas'd to look behind,And count each birthday with a grateful mind.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.
The best birthdays of all are those that haven't arrived yet.
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
You're only young once, but you can be immature forever.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.
Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more.
Those whom the gods love grow young.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.