50 Old Age Quotes

  • Old age is just a record of one’s whole life. – Muhammad Ali

 

  • Old age is the verdict of life. – Amelia E Barr

 

  • Old age is no place for sissies. – Bette Davis

 

  • A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality. – Pindar

 

  • I have the problems of, I must confess, old age. – Billy Graham

 

  • Our old age was in some respects the happiest period of life. – Charles Eastman

 

  • One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up. – Malcolm Muggeridge

 

  • Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills: they all take refuge in it. – Antiphanes

 

  • Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative. – Maurice Chevalier

 

  • Not even old age knows how to love death. – Sophocles

 

  • Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do. – Golda Meir

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  • Old age is not a disease – it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses. – Maggie Kuhn

 

  • The exhaustion of old age is something people who are younger don’t fully appreciate. – Tony Benn

 

  • Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends. – Mason Cooley

 

  • You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned. – Judith Viorst

 

  • Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young. – Fred Astaire

 

  • Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice. – Eleanor Roosevelt

 

  • Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us. – Thomas Carlyle

 

  • 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. – Confucius

 

  • Old age isn’t a battle; old age is a massacre. – Philip Roth

 

  • We all wish to reach a ripe old age, but none of us are prepared to admit that we are already there. – Francisco de Quevedo

 

  • The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long. – A. J. P. Taylor

 

  • Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves. – Phyllis Diller

 

  • Old age: the crown of life, our play’s last act. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

  • The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

  • What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one’s faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one’s memories. – W. Somerset Maugham

 

  • Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man. – Leon Trotsky

 

  • To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love. – Alan Bleasdale

 

  • Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. – W. Somerset Maugham

 

  • Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death. – Herman Melville

 

  • To me – old age is always ten years older than I am. – Bernard M. Baruch

 

  • Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought. – Emily Dickinson

 

  • Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age. – Giacomo Leopardi

 

  • Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair. – Ira Gershwin

 

  • What makes old age so sad is, not that our joys, but that our hopes then cease. – Richter

 

  • Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth. – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

 

  • Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. – Louis Kronenberger

 

  • To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. – Thomas Bailey Aldrich

 

  • Old age is an insult. It’s like being smacked. – Lawrence Durrell

 

  • A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. – Maurice Chevalier

 

  • Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. – James Thurber

 

  • I think repeating yourself is a sign of old age, telling the same joke again and again. Especially if they’re jokes that don’t make people laugh. – Simon Le Bon

 

  • Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul. – Andre Maurois

 

  • That’s the privilege of old age: You don’t have to remember. – Alan Arkin

 

  • 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. – Billy Graham

 

  • The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job. – Thomas Hardy

 

  • It is not well to make great changes in old age. – Spurgeon

 

  • The fear of old age is something that one feels when they’re younger. Once you get to being old, you’re already there, so you don’t even think about it anymore. – Paolo Sorrentino

 

  • Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth. – W. Somerset Maugham