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Age


Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Mark Twain

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.
Henry Ford

For he who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
Plato

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
Mary Wilson Little

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Francis Bacon

It has been said that there is no fool like an old fool, except a young fool. But the young fool has first to grow up to be an old fool to realize what a damn fool he was when he was a young fool.
Harold MacMillan

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Mark Twain

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.
Ogden Nash

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

They tell you that you'll lose your mind when you grow older. What they don't tell you is that you won't miss it very much.
Malcolm Cowley

We are always the same age inside.
Gertrude Stein

We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
George Bernard Shaw

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going.
P. J. O'Rourke

You're only young once, but you can be immature forever.
Germaine Greer

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Franz Kafka

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