99+ Best Age Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Age is the length of time during which a being or thing has existed. Inspirational age quotes will fire up your brain and inspire you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Most Famous Age Quotes

Sometimes, people use age as a convenient excuse. ‘I’m to old too start something new’, or, ‘I couldn’t learn that at my age.’ – Other people, though, go on to achieve their greatest accomplishments in life in later years. – Catherine Pulsifer,

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. – MADELEINE L’ENGLE,

Age is a necessary but insufficient requirement for growing up. There are immature old people, and there are appropriately mature young people. – Henry Cloud

Men at forty Learn to close softly The doors to rooms they will not be Coming back to. – Donald Justice

Life isn’t about your age. Life is about living. So when your birthday comes be thankful for the year that has just past and anticipate with a happy heart what the coming year will bring.”” – Catherine Pulsifer –

Age is just an option, not a mandate. – ED MAYHEW, Age Blasters

You have to remember that in this day and age, older people are becoming more sedentary in their lifestyles and that in itself encourages the onset of ailments that they could have otherwise avoided. – James Carmen, Age: Dynamic Aging

Old age is just one of the life stages that societies create, and the number and timing of these stages vary. – TONI M. CALASANTI & KATHLEEN F. SLEVIN, Gender, Social Inequalities, and Aging

I believe we can keep ourselves young by surrounding ourselves with things that make us feel young. – David DeNotaris

We count by changes and events within us. Not by years. – Charles Dickens, The Battle of Life

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Sometimes I get depressed about my age. In March I’ll be 26. If man weren’t measured in numbers, but rather letters, I’d be turning Z. And then I’d be dead. – Jarod Kintz

Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. – C.E.M. Joad

Once we hit a certain age, growing older becomes just a number. We start to dread when a birthday comes, we want to be much younger. Catherine Pulsifer

The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. – H. L. MENCKEN, Prejudices: Third Series

However, aging is the natural consequence of being alive. It happens to every cell in our bodies and to every other body on the planet. Every living thing gets older. – Liisa Kyle

I truly believe that age, if you’re healthy, age is just a number. – Hugh Hefner

The ideas we internalized in our youth do not go away just because we are the ones who are aging. – Rachel Cowan

Science has proven that people who regularly jot down their thoughts in a journal are less likely to have cognitive and memory loss as they age. – Christian J. Borg, Anxiety, Stress, & Panic Attacks Memory –

One by one they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age. – JAMES JOYCE, Dubliners

Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. – Danish Proverb

You’re not as young as you used to be. But you’re not as old as you’re going to be. – Irish Saying

There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless. – MILAN KUNDERA, Immortality

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

For Age is not alone of time, or we should never see men old and bent at forty and men young at seventy-three. – Edgar A Guest

Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. – CHARLES M. SCHULZ, Peanuts: Be Thankful

Age…Is a matter of feeling, not of years. – George W. Curtis

Aging is a natural part of life and brings many changes to and for each of us. Many of these changes happen gradually over time and may go unnoticed until they reach a certain point where we become aware of them and can no longer deny them. – Nina W. Brown, Children of the Aging Self

If the Fleeting World is but a long dream, it does not matter whether one is young or old. – BAI JUYI, “At the End of Spring”

Growing older can zap our energy, change our perspective, and challenge our stability. Yet the longing to make a difference in the ones we love lingers, like the fragrance in a home when a sweet candle’s flame has been extinguished. – Rebecca Barlow Jordan

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. – Kurt Vonnegut

Keep this in mind, graduation can take place at any age and it can certainly happen more than once in your lifetime. – Mike Finley, Graduation!: Retirement Can Be the Best Time in Your Life

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

Sometimes people describe my hair as gray, but I prefer the term silver, for I will never grow gray. Gray is a mind-set, a metaphor for growing old, but silver is vibrant and alive, a celebration of life. – Marty Norman

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

Count your age by friends, count your life by smiles. – Author Unknown

Aging does not necessarily mean letting go of your dreams just because you think you are no longer able to reach them. – Susie Harper, Aging: What Really Matters?

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. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Aging only happens to people who lose their lust for getting better and disconnect from their natural base of curiosity. – Robin Sharma

The more experienced you are, the more skills you can bring to a new job or profession. Age can actually work in your favour. – John Allen

Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years. – Ausonius

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age. – Victor Hugo

We are foolish and sentimental and melodramatic at twenty-five, but if we weren’t perhaps we should be less wise at fifty. – W. Somerset Maugham

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. – Anais Nin

But our ‘childish’ hopes and dreams for something more never really leave us. In fact, getting older can be an ironic catalyst for bringing some of those neglected longings out of the woodwork. – Simeon Lindstrom

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. – Coco Chanel

As woman, we tend not to like to think about aging. We falsely believe that as we age our beauty is going to diminish, yet nothing could be further from the truth. – Jane Moore

An Aging Mind – People think I know more than I do because I’m older than when they didn’t think I knew as much as I did. – Ariele M. Huff, The Perks of Aging

To be renewed is everything. What more could one ask for than to have one’s youth back again? – George Lucas

We must both, I’m afraid, recognise that, as we grow older, we become like old cars – more and more repairs and replacements are necessary. – C. S. Lewis

Age doesn’t matter here. None of them show signs of defeat. Those old couples found love’s true meaning. – The Duke of Quails

The years ahead are ours to win and cherish. We cannot let anything, least of all our age, stand in our way! – Tina Sloan

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. – Sophia Loren

The traditional life shifts or passages we used to associate with middle age are no longer occurring on the same timeline for every woman like they did for our mothers and grandmothers. – Robi Ludwig, Your Best Age Is Now

In the continuum between our youth and old age a lot of ‘stuff’ happened, some good, some bad, some life changing, some life stealing, some painful, some joyful, some memorable. – Rick Steiner Ph.D

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. – Agatha Christie

Then that same confident and mature high school graduate will be a very different person when they graduate college than when they entered. Four years can make a big difference in maturity. – Lee Binz, Senior Year Step-by-Step

The older I get, the better I understand that every day is a gift. – Joel Osteen

You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh, at yourself. – Ethel Barrymore

Age—happens. No matter how much money you spend in damage control, how healthy you eat, or what vitamins you take, age—happens. – Annie Keys, The Grandma Chronicles

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 one of those things that you fight and work hard to do everything the commercials on television and the magazine in the beauty parlor say to do so it doesn’t happen. – Annie Keys, The Grandma Chronicles

There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later. – Mignon McLaughlin

Each passing year sees changes in our world, our society, but we also change and grow up to appreciate the value of each day of every New Year. – Kate Summers

Great success can be derived from the unquenchable desire to grow, mature, and improve when people are doing things they are passionate about. – Ella Marie

We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave. – Pearl S. Buck

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. – W. Somerset Maugham

Death can come at any age, but the pride of life fools a person into thinking that day is far away. – John Buttrick, Fighting Temptation

Youth teaches, age puts what we have learned into practice, teaching us wisdom. – Catherine Pulsifer

Time is a precious commodity. If you have not been enlightened to this actuality in your youth, you most certainly will in old age. – Adam Jacobs

Watching others age seems more gradual, while our own shift is jarring.”” – Vivian Diller, PH, D.

To the old, long life and treasure; To the young, all health and pleasure. – Ben Jonson

You know you’re getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them. – Harrison Ford

A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright. – Lucille Ball

I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial. – Thomas Jefferson

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. – Henry Ford

We were never supposed to live until 40. We were built to self-destruct at 30, whether from cancer or mental illness. We’re all going way beyond our expiration date. – Douglas Coupland

There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t be childish sometimes. – Dr. Who

I don’t really think in terms of how old people are other than I find people who are chronologically, biologically, or emotionally very old. Youthfulness exists beyond biological age… Deepak Chopra

Remember though that age is not to be feared You are just achieving your prime. Catherine Pulsifer

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion. – Doris Lessing

I guess the older we get, the more we want to be younger. Well, maybe not really young but at the age where we are more carefree and vibrant. But, while we cannot turn back the clock, we can turn back our mind and do a number of things differently that will make you think and feel younger. – Byron Pulsifer

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. – Benjamin Disraeli

Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy. – Francis Bacon

Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. – Orison Swett Marden

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever. – Don Marquis

Young people, from lack of experience, are often puzzled over the future. – Bill Calhoun

Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old. – Abraham Lincoln

We can discover life’s secrets at any age, and the sooner we discover them, the more fulfilling our life will be. – John Izzo, Ph D.

Old age is all about the golden years, which are the best years of your life. – Joe Allen

Yes, Christmas is for children – except that children grow up to be adults who just might love Christmas as much as they did in their younger years. – Cherie Lowe

After you’re older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money. – Helen Gurley Brown

A man that is young in years, may be old in hours, if he have lost no time. But that happeneth rarely. Generally, youth is like the first cogitations, not so wise as the second. For there is a youth in thoughts, as well as in ages. – Francis Bacon

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

Children are a great comfort in your old age and they help you reach it faster, too. – Lionel Kauffman

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

I will not hold my opponent’s youthful inexperience against him. – Ronald Reagan

Aging, at all phases of life, means leaving behind one stage to move on to another. – Vivian Diller, PH, D. –

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

No person, at any age, needs to remain on an uninspiring level of accomplishment. – Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

The finest gift a man can give to his age and time is the gift of a constructive and creative life. – Wilferd Peterson

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