Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Beauty is everything.
You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Age considers youth ventures.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!
Henry David Thoreau
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
George Bernard Shaw
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
C. S. Lewis
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy.
T. S. Eliot
I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
A man growing old becomes a child again.
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
Old minds are like old horses you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
All diseases run into one, old age.