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Old age is fifteen years older than I am. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Life is a long lesson in humility. (Quote by - James M. Barrie)

At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at the approach of old age my real youth will begin. My soul was born covered with wrinkles-wrinkles that my ancestors and parents most assiduously put there and that I had the greatest trouble removing. (Quote by - Andre Gide)

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. (Quote by - James Thurber)

Age is opportunity no less than youth itself. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

In this age of the rule of brute force, it is almost impossible for anyone to believe that any one else could possibly reject the law of the final supremacy of brute force. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

On one occasion some one put a very little wine into a wine cooler, and said that it was sixteen years old. "It is very small for its age," said Gnathaena. (Quote by - Athenaeus)

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. (Quote by - William Feather)

Age appears to be best in four things, - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. (Quote by - Alonso of Aragon)

By candle-light nobody would have taken you for above five-and-twenty. (Quote by - Isaac Bickerstaff)

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. (Quote by - Margaret Mead)

He has grown aged in this world of woe, In deeds, not years, piercing the depths of life. So that no wonder waits him. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

I know of nothing more laughable than a doctor who does not die of old age. (Quote by - Voltaire)

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never comes when it is gold, And the great price we paid for it full worth: We have it only when we are half earth. Little avails that coinage to the old! (Quote by - George Meredith)

Age mellows some people; others it makes rotten. (Quote by - Heard In Arkansas)

The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

One should never make one's debut in a scandal. One should reserve that to give interest to one's old age. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Every man over forty is a scoundrel. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned. (Quote by - Fay Weldon)

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. (Quote by - Bill Vaughn)

Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice. (Quote by - Cato The Elder)

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so. (Quote by - Tryon Edwards)


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