Age Quotes, Sayings about getting old

With age come the inner, the higher life. Who would be forever young, to dwell always in externals?
– Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
– Franklin Pierce Adams

At 8 yrs of age, we can’t wait to be 10; there are two digits.
At 10 yrs of age, we can’t wait to be 13; officially a teenager.
At 13 yrs of age, we can’t wait to be 16; the age which we can drive.
At 16 yrs of age, we can’t wait to be 18; legally an adult, able to vote.
At 18 yrs of age, we can’t wait to be 21; legally able to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages.
After 21 yrs of age, we forget our age.

Submitted by: S. A. Armstrong

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Jonathan Swift

You know you’re getting old when happy hour is a nap.

Submitted by: Tay-tah-tohts

I grow more intense as I age.
– Florida Scott- Maxwell

It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
George Sand

My grandkids believe I’m the oldest thing in the world. And after two or three hours with them, I believe it, too.
Gene Perret

Thinketh not my age with my wisdom, but rather the age of my wisdom.

Submitted by: 18thelonewolf

Middle age is when your classmates are so gray and wrinkled and bald they don’t recognize you.
– Bennett Cerf

Your age doesn’t define your maturity.
Your grades don’t define your intellect.
Rumors don’t define who you are.

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

It is not how old I am that matters to me, but how old I look.

Submitted by: Michael Djabanor

Don’t you think now is the time to be adventurous while we’re still young?

There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you.
– Carol Matthau

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