Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more.
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
This wine is forty years old. It certainly doesn't show its age.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
You're only young once, but you can be immature forever.
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.
You've heard of the three ages of man - youth, age, and you are looking wonderful.
Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative.
At fifteen, my mind was bent on learning.
At thirty, I stood firm.
At forty, I had no doubts.
At fifty, I knew the decrees of Heaven.
At sixty, my ear was receptive to truth.
At seventy, I could follow my heart's desires without sin.
A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating.
It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary... to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.