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Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair. (Quote by - Ira Gershwin)

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived. (Quote by - Knut Hamsun)

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams. (Quote by - Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality. (Quote by - Germaine De Stael)

Middle age . . . when a man is at the peak of his yearning power. (Quote by - Wall Stress Journal)

Age is an ugly thing, and it goes on getting worse. (Quote by - Diana Cooper)

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forewards. (Quote by - Soren Kierkegaard)

It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem -and in my esteem age is not estimable. (Quote by - Anatole France)

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

It is always in season for old men to learn. (Quote by - Aeschylus)

Why since I am myself subject to birth, ageing, disease, death, sorrows and defilement, do I seek after what is also subject to these things? Suppose, being myself subject these things, seeking danger in them, I were to seek the unborn, unageing, und. (Quote by - Buddha)

And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated. (Quote by - Bible)

Old age is an insult. It's like being smacked. (Quote by - Lawrence Durrell)

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought. (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. (Quote by - Arnold Palmer)

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. (Quote by - Sophia Loren)

The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes more and more important as one grows older. (Quote by - Hume Cronyn)

The old -- like children -- talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one were to cry it in the streets to multitudes, or whisper it in the kiss to one's beloved, the only ears that can ever hear one's secrets are one's own! (Quote by - Eugene O'Neill)

The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men. (Quote by - Aristotle)

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

Never too old to learn. (Quote by - Latin Proverb)


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