Top 10 Age quotes and Sayings, Age quotes Funny for Love and Life

Top 10 Age quotes and Sayings, Age quotes Funny for Love and Life

I am forty-one years of age, and I feel myself begin to change, and to lose my health, natural spirits and strength.  John Thomas

I am forty-one years of age and feel as if I was just beginning to live.  “My Schoolmates Are Dead—Died Like Rotten Sheep,” Association Men, December 1916

So, you see, I am forty-one years old; and every day I feel I am still “beginning.”  Enrico Caruso, “How I Began,” in T.P.’s Weekly, 1914 May 15th

I am forty-one years of age…. and am mentally, sexually, and physically better than ever in my life.  Anonymous, letter to editor, “At the Shrine of Love,” Beauty and Health, January 1904

It’s the standard crisis…. When we are forty-one we all think it would be nice to make a fresh start. It’s the kind of thing we laugh at when we’re forty-two.  Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, Guerrillas, 1975





In the country they call themselves old at forty-two, because they feel young. In town they call themselves young at forty-two, because they feel old.  Charles Reade, Love Me Little, Love Me Long (A New Edition), 1868

Instead of bewailing a lost youth, a man nowadays begins to wonder, when he reaches my ripe age of forty-two, if ever his past will subside and be comfortably by-gone. D.H. Lawrence (1885–1930)

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How stunning are the changes which age makes in a man while he sleeps!  Mark Twain

Spiritual age is determined by the acts which make the mornings and evenings of the soul, and not by the motions of the physical globe. The soul should have its own cycles and revolutions, presenting in turn every portion of its existence to the vivifying influence of the great source of light.  Henry James Slack (1818–1896)

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In a man’s middle years there is scarcely a part of the body he would hesitate to turn over to the proper authorities. E.B. White

Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.  Mark Twain, Following the Equator

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My son, we ought to lay up a stock of absurd enthusiasms in our youth, or else we shall reach the end of our journey with an empty heart, for we lose a great many on our way.  Victor Cherbuliez, Samuel Brohl and Partner, 1877, translated from French (translator unspecified)

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

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In youth the days are short and the years are long; in old age the years are short and the days long.  Nikita Ivanovich Panin

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

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The excesses of our youth, are drafts upon our old age, payable with interest, about thirty years after date.  C.C. Colton, Lacon: or, Many Things in Few Words; Addressed to Those Who Think, 1820 (no. LXXVI)

If you would keep young: be cheerful, keep working, and love one another.  Fanny J. Crosby





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So go securely, do not delay; a harbor opens where you feared a shipwreck.  Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch), letter, c.1366–1367, translated by Morris Bishop, 1966

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.  Chili Davis

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To remain always young, we need only do at every age what harmonises with it.  Max Nordau (1849–1923), “The Art of Growing Old,” How Women Love and Other Tales (Soul Analysis), translated from the German by an unnamed translator, 1896

I admit that I am an old man. I read my years in my mirror, others read them on my brow. Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch), letter, c.1366–1367, translated by Morris Bishop, 1966

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Age — A youthful old.  Felix Gregory de Fontaine (1832–1896), A Cyclopedia of the Best Thoughts of Charles Dickens, 1872

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.  Douglas MacArthur

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Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.  Leroy “Satchel” Paige

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.  Samuel Ullman

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Time, that sad destroyer of youth’s airy castles, seemed to have passed over them with a charmed wing.  Edward Parmele, “A Leaf from Indian Island,” 1840

Two things you discover when you’re older and wiser — you’re not actually any wiser, and behind the wrinkles, you’re not any older, either.  Robert Brault

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

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?  Satchel Paige

Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.  Muriel Spark

The years teach much which the days never knew. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Then autumn comes, with its first flush of youth gone, but ripe and mellow, midway in time between youth and age, with sprinkled grey showing on the temples.  Ovid

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.  George Bernard Shaw

There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.  John Mortimer

Growing old isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.  Author unknown

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.  Author Unknown




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