Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
When I passed forty I dropped pretense, 'cause men like women who got some sense.
Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
This wine is forty years old. It certainly doesn't show its age.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning.