Aging Quotes

Aging Quotes

Old age is that time of life when you don't know if you're happy or sad that it's all coming to an end. Let us look at some of the aging quotes that will help us get in touch with the plethora of emotions that old age brings with it.
Aging cannot be helped. It happens. Then why fear it when you know it is unavoidable? But if there is the fear that has set in then maybe a few aging quotes will help lift the mood. Some of these quotes will make you laugh, others will get you nostalgic and some others will simply help you understand what old age is.

Quotes about Age

Old age is not something that anyone would want to get into. It's expected that old age should get people morose and sad. But were these quotes penned down when the authors were in deep dwelling about the years gone by? Do these aging quotes put a different spin on the same old? Read and see. I think they are something that make you think.

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?. ~ Satchel Paige

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. ~ John Barrymore

Youth is a disease from which we all recover. ~ Dorothy Fulheim

Few people know how to be old. ~ Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many. ~ Anonymous

It takes a long time to become young. ~ Pablo Picasso

Old age comes at a bad time. ~ San Banducci

Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it. ~ Chinese proverb

Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese. ~ Billie Burke

Being an old maid is like death by drowning -- a really delightful sensation after you have ceased struggling. ~ Edna Furber

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy. ~ Helen Hayes

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. ~ Henry Thoreau

Life is half spent before we know what it is. ~ Herbert

Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age. ~ Jeanne Moreau

The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been. ~ Madeleine L' Engle

We thought we were running away from the grown-ups, and now we're the grown-ups. ~ Margaret Atwood

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old. ~ George Burns

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. ~ Tom Wilson

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. ~ Mark Twain

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a
snowball.
~ Doug Larson

The time to begin most things is ten years ago. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow
old.
~ Ed Howe

Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. ~ Jim Fiebig

The follies which a man regrets most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity. ~ Helen Rowland

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity. ~ Mark Twain

Funny Quotes about Age

And now for some funny aging quotes to take a different take on age. These quotes are sure to get a few laughs out of you, and who knows, maybe even help to deal with aging better.

I don't do alcohol anymore - I get the same effect just standing up fast. ~ Author Unknown

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. ~ Mark Twain

How pleasant is the day when we give up striving to be young - or slender. ~ William James

For the first half of your life, people tell you what you should do; for the second half, they tell you what you should have done. ~ Richard Needham

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle. ~ Bob Hope

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician. ~ Author Unknown

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. ~ Sam Ewing

Old age is no place for sissies. ~ Bette Davis

By the time we've made it, we've had it. ~ Malcolm Forbes

Young men want to be faithful, and are not. Old men want to be faithless and cannot. ~ Oscar Wilde

Don't talk to me about Valentine's Day. At my age, an affair of the heart is a bypass. ~ Joan Rivers

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. ~ Bernard Baruch

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age. ~ Victor Hugo

It's important to have a twinkle in your wrinkle. ~ Author Unknown

There is still no cure for the common birthday. ~ John Glenn

Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs. ~ Charles Dickens

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. ~ Truman Capote

Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that'll get you home earlier. ~ Dan Bennett

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all things that make you want to live to be a hundred. ~ Allen

I am getting to an age when I can only enjoy the last sport left. It is called hunting for your spectacles. ~ Edward Grey

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened. ~ Jennifer Yane

In dog years, I'm dead. ~ Author Unknown

Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work. ~ Author Unknown

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M.D. after them. ~ Arnold Palmer

Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. ~ Herbert Asquith

Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart. ~ Caryn Leschen
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