Old Age Quotes
1.The study of expression ought to form a part of the study of psychology, but it also comes within the province of anthropology because the habitual, life-long expressions of the face determine the wrinkles of old age, which are distinctly an anthropological characteristic.
2.Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.
3.All diseases run into one, old age.
4.Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
5.Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.
6.I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
7.Old age is just a record of one’s whole life.
8.It is not well to make great changes in old age.
9.Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you’d never complete your life, would you? You’d never wholly know you.
10.The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
11.Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
12.But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave.
13.Lack of education, old age, bad health or discrimination – these are causes of poverty, and the way to attack it is to go to the root.
14.When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
15.How young can you die of old age?
16.My father was very energetic; my mother was very energetic. He lived to a very old age, and so did my mother. I believe that I just have it from my father, from my parents. They had wonderful energy.
17.How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
18.Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey’s end.
19.Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
20.Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
21.Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
22.Education is the best provision for old age.
23.Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
24.Error is acceptable as long as we are young; but one must not drag it along into old age.
25.Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
26.Old age: the crown of life, our play’s last act.
27.Many believe – and I believe – that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.
29.I have the problems of, I must confess, old age.
30.The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
31.Old age may have its limitations and challenges, but in spite of them, our latter years can be some of the most rewarding and fulfilling of our lives.
32.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.
33.The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
34.In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
35.Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.
36.Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
37.No lie ever reaches old age.
38.It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life’s parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
39.Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
40.When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
41.In my old age, I’ll be in L.A.
42.Old age is no place for sissies.
43.Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
44.Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
45.Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact – men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do.
46.Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
47.In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
48.My childhood began, as everybody’s childhood begins, with prejudices. Man finds prejudices beside his cradle, puts them from him a little in the course of his career, and often, alas! takes to them again in his old age.
49.Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do.
50.Not even old age knows how to love death.
51.While I am in this world, I am resolved that no vexation shall put me out of temper if I can possibly command myself. Even old age, which is making strides towards me, shall not prevail to make me peevish.
52.Filth and old age, I’m sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.
53.Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
54.Demographics show that we are entering a battle between young and old. I call it the ‘Age War.’ The young want to hang onto their money to grow their families, businesses, and wealth. The old want the tax and investment dollars of the young to sustain their old age.
55.We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.
56.Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
57.Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.
58.I’ve been screaming at the top of my lungs at my family, ‘Work out! Work out! Old age is coming!’
59.Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
60.A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.