15 Shortest Age Quotes in English

Youth has no age.

William J. Clinton

I don’t mind my age.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Old age is a shipwreck.

Li Ka Shing

I’m not afraid of aging.

Iain Duncan Smith

People dance at any age.

Maria Sharapova

Old age is life’s parody.

Liv Tyler

A bird in the hand is dead.

Abdul Kalam

At my age flowers scare me.

Bob Geldof

If youth knew if age could.

Herman Melville

Age for me is just a number.

Ani DiFranco

Age considers youth ventures.

Andrew Carnegie

I’ve never worried about age.

John Jay Chapman

They say eyes clear with age.

Roger Moore

I appreciate and enjoy my age.

Don Marquis

In my old age, I’ll be in L.A.

Jack Nicholson

Short Age Quotes – Inspirational Quotes

Old age is the verdict of life.

Lord Byron

I want to age with some dignity.

George Sand

Old age is no place for sissies.

Liz Phair

We live in an age of mediocrity.


A woman has the age she deserves.

Alexander Payne

How young can you die of old age?

Denham, John

I don’t care about age very much.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

We are always the same age inside.

Shirley MacLaine

All diseases run into one, old age.

Barker, Clive

I’ve gotten crankier in my old age.

John Dryden

Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

Colin Firth

Does age matter? Time doesn’t matter.

Chris O’Dowd

It takes a long time to become young.

Jeremy Bentham

Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!

Leighton Meester

The wisdom of age: don’t stop walking.

Ralph Lauren

I shall not grow conservative with age.

Frederick Jackson Turner

In youth we learn in age we understand.

James Wolcott

Maybe I’ll be a feminist in my old age.

Joseph Addison

A man growing old becomes a child again.

Albert Einstein

Age is a high price to pay for maturity.

Anna Kendrick

I was very sexual from a very young age.

Harrison Ford

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

Jeanne Moreau

Publishing is in a kind of Jurassic age.

Martha Gellhorn

Age merely shows what children we remain.

Arthur Smith

No man is ever old enough to know better.

La Rochefoucauld, Fran?ois

Not even old age knows how to love death.

Lebowitz, Fran

Old age is fifteen years older than I am.

Linkletter, Art

We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.

Shimon Peres

When I grow up I want to be a little boy.

Tim McGraw

A man’s only as old as the woman he feels.

Albert Ellis

Age steals away all things, even the mind.

Aung San Suu Kyi

I get all fired up about aging in America.

Eric Hoffer

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.

Jon Bon Jovi

Parenting is an impossible job at any age.

Margaret Mead

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.

Spike Lee

What is an adult? A child blown up by age.

Thom Yorke

A bee is not a busier animal than a blockhe

A. N. Wilson

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.

Amelia Barr

Age carries all things away, even the mind.

Andre Maurois

Age carries all things away, even the mind.

Andre Maurois

Age isn’t important unless you’re a cheese.

Arthur Smith

Aging is bad, but consider the alternative.

B. F. Skinner

At my age it is unseemly to be pessimistic.

Bob Geldof

I feel more mature than most people my age.

Ellie Goulding

The golden age is before us, not behind us.

Olivia Munn

We tried not to age, but time had its rage.

Steve Irwin

We tried not to age, but time had its rage.

Steven Morrissey

Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.


Education is the best provision for old age.

Christopher Lasch

The trick is growing up without growing old.

Rabindranath Tagore

Where children are, there is the golden age.

Tom Stoppard

Age … is a matter of feeling, not of years.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Anne Burrell

Age is how we determine how valuable you are.

Annie Dillard

I grew up on the golden age of children’s TV.

Erma Bombeck

Old age is just a record of one’s whole life.

Lisa Leslie

As men get older, the toys get more expensive.

Billy Joel

At this age, I should be leading a quiet life.

Brigitte Bardot

I was born at the age of twelve on an MGM lot.

Greer Garson

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.

Lea Michele

Old age is an insult. It’s like being smacked.

Lindsay Lohan

Rashness belongs to youth prudence to old age.

Marx, Groucho

Age does not matter if the matter does not age.

Andy Serkis

I must confess, I was born at a very early age.

Francis Bacon

Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.

John Legend

I have the problems of, I must confess, old age.

Fay Weldon

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

Jean Paul

Old age: the crown of life, our play’s last act.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To me age is a number, just a number. Who cares?

Sam Ewing

Bad news isn’t wine. It doesn’t improve with age.

Bryan Adams

Old age and the passage of time teach all things.

Lena Dunham

What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.

Thomas Carlyle

You should not consider a man’s age but his acts.

Wilde, Oscar

Adolescence: a stage between infancy and adultery.

Amber Heard

Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.

Avril Lavigne

Long Age Quotes – Wise Words of Wisdom

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.

John Legend

A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.

Albert Einstein

I am 54 and age is slowly writing itself on my face.

Denzel Washington

I feel like women are asked their age more than men.

Ellie Goulding

One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

They that have lived a single day have lived an age.

Roger Zelazny

To me – old age is always ten years older than I am.

Salvador Dali

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Garrison Keillor

There’s a small club of women who are willing to age.

Robert Mugabe

Women lie about their age men lie about their income.


None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Lawrence Durrell

There’s a vintage which comes with age and experience.

Roberto Cavalli

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

William Wordsworth

Age does not bring you wisdom, age brings you wrinkles.

Andrew Weil

At my age, I don’t think anyone is untouched by cancer.

Bob Hope

I am at that age when you panic at the slightest thing.

Desiderius Erasmus

Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation.

Joyce Maynard

Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.

Louis Kronenberger

Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.

Mia Wasikowska

Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera.


The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.

Moore, Thomas

There’s no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.

Rodney Dangerfield

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.

Samantha Morton

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Vin Diesel

You just never know when you’re living in a golden age.

Warren Beatty

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.

Jane Pauley

Stop living a day at a time and stop worrying about age.

Michelle Obama

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.

Pat Robertson

Youth is a blunder Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.

William James

Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.

Clarence Day

Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age.

Daniel Goleman

I came to water late. I learned to swim at the age of 20.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.

Hosea Ballou

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

John Ruskin

Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.

Lord Chesterfield

Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends.

Lucinda Williams

One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.

Malcolm Muggeridge

Pretend to be dumb, that’s the only way to reach old age.

Marshall McLuhan

You are young at any age if you’re planning for tomorrow.

Virginia Woolf

Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline.

Amy Winehouse

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.

Annie Lennox

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.

Julie Walters

Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth.

Julius Erving

Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.

William Ralph Inge

Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.

Bette Davis

Genius worship is the inevitable sign of an uncreative age.

David Hockney

I was born in 1962. True. And the room next to me was 1963.

Groucho Marx

If you’re extremely, painfully frightened of age, it shows.

Henry Rollins

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.

Leona Lewis

There probably aren’t a lot of actors my age who tap dance.

Robert Louis Stevenson

American Idol transcends age, gender, ethnicity, everything.

Ben Stein

Old age and treachery will always beat youth and exuberance.

Leon Edel

The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.


Age has been the perfect fire extinguisher for flaming youth.

Ann Coulter

Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.

Barbara Corcoran

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.

Dave Barry

I was born at the age of twelve on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot.

Graham Greene

The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.

Miriam Makeba

Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.


Marriage is not about age it’s about finding the right person.

Joseph Addison

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.

Judy Garland

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.

Shawn Johnson

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.

Bryan Cranston

Compared to a lot of actresses my age, I’m actually overweight.

Charles Kingsley

I nearly died of double bronchial pneumonia at the age of five.

Francis Bacon

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.

Magic Johnson

You watch yourself age and it’s hard to feel like a sex symbol.

Willard Scott

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.

Barbara de Angelis

Death comes not to the living soul, nor age to the loving heart.


He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it.

Debra Winger

I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.

Haile Gebrselassie

I would go out with women my age, but there are no women my age.

Haruki Murakami

We aren’t in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Sigmund Freud

Working on the ‘Ice Age’ movies, I’m really proud to be in them.

Victoria Abril

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.

William Shakespeare

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.

William Shakespeare

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.

Lance Bass

Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.

Lauren Bacall

Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.

Lydia M. Child

One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.

Maggie Smith

Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.

Maya Lin

I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age.

Diane Lane

Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.

Julius Erving

Old age is the most unexpected of things that can happen to a man.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.

Albert Einstein

A person over age 65 who drinks says that his doctor recommends it.

Aldous Huxley

At my age, no one is married, no one has kids, no one has a career.

Bob Wells

There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.

Rivers, Joan

What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

Baltasar Gracian

He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it’s bottled.

Dean Kamen

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.

Debra Winger

It’s hard for women at my age in Hollywood, but I’m not discouraged.

Joan Collins

Writers obviously have to bear witness to the harsh face of the age.


Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.

Arthur Schopenhauer

If you’re old, don’t try to change yourself, change your environment.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.

Margaret Mead

Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.

Mary Schmich

The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.

Nicolas Cage

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.

Queen Latifah

You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

Waugh, Evelyn

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.

Anna Kendrick

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Charles de Montesquieu

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Charles Dickens

In the age of television, image becomes more important than substance.

James Broughton

It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.

Jean Claude Van Damme

It’s only at this age that I can say the word ‘art’ without flinching.

Joan Jett

Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.

Lena Dunham

The first feminine feature that goes, with advancing age, is the neck.

Ogden Nash

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.

Thomas Hardy

I am a grandmother now, and that means age is creeping on, creeping on.

Desiderius Erasmus

In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty.

Jack Antonoff

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.

Jamie Foxx

It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.

Jeanne Moreau

Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.

Marlee Matlin

Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think.

Michael Rapaport

The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved.

Muhammad Ali

To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.

Rupert Everett

Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts old age is slow in both.

William Butler Yeats

A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.

Alan Alda

Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

Josh Radnor

The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.

Russell Baker

I’m at the age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill.

Hope, Bob

Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little.

Margaret Atwood

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.

Nikki Giovanni

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

Anne Tyler

Even one voice can be heard loudly all over the world in this day and age.


I want to sell to people my own age, because that’s the way I write songs.

Gertrude Stein

I’m at that age now where just putting my cigar in its holder is a thrill.

Holmes Sr., Oliver Wendell

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

Long, Lazarus

People tend to become more emotionally intelligent as they age and mature.

Mark Twain

The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.

Orson Welles

The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class.


We were really grown up for our age and it was an incredible special band.

Susan Anton

A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with.

Agatha Christie

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

George MacDonald

Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.

Julia Roberts

Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.

Christopher Hitchens

I don’t need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.

Eleanor Roosevelt

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Thomas Carlyle

And I’m not as young as I once was. At my age, I don’t have time to be bored.

Benjamin Spock

I believe the true function of age is memory. I’m recording as fast as I can.

Dorr, Julia Ripley

I didn’t have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age.

Edith Wharton

Listen, in England people are already writing their memoirs at the age of 23.

Jon Fishman

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.

Mencken, H.L.

The four stages of man are: Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence and obsolescence.

Ogden Nash

I don’t want to look at other people my age in leather. Why would I put it on?

Elizabeth Gilbert

I smoke ten to fifteen cigars a day. At my age I have to hold on to something.

Friedrich Durrenmatt

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

Harrison, Rex

I’ve watched my peers get better with age and hoped that would happen with me.

John le Carre

No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.

Lascelles Abercrombie

Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.

Lillie Langtry

The greatest writers of this age… are aware of the mystery of our existence.

Oscar Wilde

A major advantage of age is learning to accept people without passing judgment.

Albert Camus

Filth and old age, I’m sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.

Dan Stevens

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.

Demi Moore

Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.

Tony Robbins

At the age of 20 I bought a used Fiat 127. This was the only one I could afford!

Bonnie Raitt

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.

David Mitchell

I’m now at the age where I’ve got to prove that I’m just as good as I never was.

Ira Gershwin

The first crocodile I ever caught was at nine years of age, and it was a rescue.


The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdo

Paulo Coelho

We live in an age where anonymity is growing in magnitude like a bomb going off.


Why should 20-year-olds only be considered sexy? I think we get better with age.

Twain, Mark

Age is a tyrant, who forbids, at the penalty of life, all the pleasures of youth.

Anna Kendrick

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.


As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Bill Vaughan

By the age of 9 or 10, I knew that I had to cut my own cloth and make my own way.

Cat Cora

Those who love deeply never grow old they may die of old age, but they die young.

Rowan D. Williams

A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age he dies of being a man.

Albert Einstein

A sense of freedom is something that, happily, comes with age and life experience.

Aldous Huxley

From age 16, I lived and breathed wine. I read every magazine and book about wine.

Dave Barry

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

Peace Pilgrim

We virtually never feel our age, but thinking that we should can lead to disaster.

Stevie Nicks

Wives are young men’s mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men’s nurses.

Vera Farmiga

You get to a certain age and you can’t judge yourself on your dad or your parents.

W. Somerset Maugham

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.

Cate Blanchett

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

Ang Lee

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

Angela Carter

I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.

Edward Koch

I hate the idea that you shouldn’t wear something just because you’re a certain age.


Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

Julius Erving

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

Liz Phair

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

Portia de Rossi

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.


Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.

Bertrand Russell

At twenty years of age the will reigns at thirty, the wit and at forty, the judgment.

Brigitte Bardot

If you live to be one hundred, you’ve got it made. Very few people die past that age.

Henry A. Wallace

It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Jarvis Cocker

The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind.

Paul Cezanne

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.

Thomas Browne

I believe we should encourage children to sing and play instruments from an early age.

Doug Coupland

I do wish I could tell you my age but it’s impossible. It keeps changing all the time.

Edmund Burke

I’m very pleased to be here. Let’s face it, at my age I’m very pleased to be anywhere.

Isak Dinesen

In this age of media and Internet access, we are much more talkative than ever before.

James Joyce

How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease.

Demi Moore

I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.

Gary L. Francione

I think it’s hard, the fact that there’s a certain age that we can’t have kids anymore.

Gary Oldman

Maybe it is something to do with age, but I have become fonder of poetry than of prose.

Josh Billings

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.

Joshua Foer

Save your money. You’re going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think.

Maurice Chevalier

The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.

Pete Townshend

We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.

Terry Eagleton

Youth, what man’s age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.

Zoe Saldana

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Any new financial order for the world must tackle the three chief challenges of our age.

Bernie Sanders

Error is acceptable as long as we are young but one must not drag it along into old age.

Christopher Walken

It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship.

Janet Jackson

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.

Judith Viorst

The credit of advancing science has always been due to individuals and never to the age.

Nancy Kerrigan

The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.

Pablo Picasso

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

Washington Irving

Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.

Charles Kuralt

The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

Mira Nair

We are in an electronic technology age now and it’s about time we put away the old stuff.

Sienna Miller

Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God.

William Blake

For the moment I prefer to be a beautiful woman of my age than try desperately to look 30.

Daniel Day-Lewis

I refuse to admit that I am more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitima

Frank A. Clark

My first job was in retail at the age of 14, and I have worked in the industry ever since.

Katharine Graham

The 19th century was the age of Individualism the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism.

Mindy Kaling

The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it.

Phoebe Cary

We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there’s almost a sense of entitlement to that.

Sophia Loren

It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.

Jeanne Moreau

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

Juliette Binoche

When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory.

Tom Stoppard

You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.

Vivienne Westwood

I did successfully kick tobacco at the age of 34. I smoked for like 20 years, from 14 to 34.

Eddie Vedder

I don’t look my age, I don’t feel my age and I don’t act my age. To me age is just a number.

Einstein, Albert

I was getting hot flashes and sweats on a regular basis. That’s not normal, even for my age.

Hannah Arendt

I’ve always tried to do my very best, and I want to be the very best age, whatever age I am.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The age we live in is a busy age in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.

Mitch Daniels

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

Miuccia Prada

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more.

Paul Cezanne

There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.

Richard Dawkins

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

Amos Bronson Alcott

Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.

Cameron Diaz

I’m not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.

Idris Elba

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

Lev Grossman

Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.

Lev Grossman

The great thing about arriving at this age is that I don’t even care about my career anymore.

Oprah Winfrey

All my early school reports from the age of 5 were ‘Daniel must learn not to distract others.’

Bear Grylls

Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.

Bernard Baruch

I ask you to pray for me, for once age has overtaken us, we find consolation only in religion.

Don Marquis

I would love a family. I’m at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger. But who knows.

Havelock Ellis

In the age of the individual’s liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.

James Buchan

It is not possible to live in this age if you don’t have a sense of many contradictory forces.

Jean Paul

The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.

Pete Townshend

There must be a day or two in a man’s life when he is the precise age for something important.

Robert Frost

Every time I see something terrible, it’s like I see it at age 19. I keep a freshness that way.

Colin Powell

I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.

George Burns

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

Liz Carpenter

Old minds are like old horses you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

Luis Bunuel

You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.


Age is the first limitation on roles that I’ve ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago.

Arthur Miller

Everyone talks about age, but it’s not about age. It’s about work ethic. Winning never gets old.

Courteney Cox

I came of age believing that, no matter what happened, I would always be able to support myself.

Douglas MacArthur

A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.

Alison Sweeney

Back in the 1960s, I saw Peter, Paul and Mary. I was at that age, about 14, and I was mesmerized.

Bruce Springsteen

I am, as I’ve said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.

Dixie Lee Ray

My age and health will never allow me to realize the dream of art I’ve been pursuing all my life.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be.

Clive Bell

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Courteney Cox

I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age.

Haruki Murakami

In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day’s long.

James Truslow Adams

Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don’t recognize you.

Julia Stiles

There are only two things a child will share willingly communicable diseases and its mother’s age.

Richard Attenborough

We try, we fail, we posture, we aspire, we pontificate – and then we age, shrink, die, and vanish.

Steven Wright

Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age – as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.

Thomas Jefferson

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.

Thomas Szasz

Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.

Annie Lennox

Each age, it is found, must write its own books or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.

Christopher Hitchens

I can’t hit on women in public any more. I didn’t decide this it just doesn’t feel right at my age.

E. B. White

Intelligent life on a planet comes of age when it first works out the reason for its own existence.

Jane Fonda

The age thing really bugs me. Do people have more of a right to not like what I say because I’m 19?

Miroslav Vitous

The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning you’re not old.

Norman Douglas

The whole business of marshaling one’s energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.

Rachel Roy

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination to world war in the age of mass extermination.

Sri Aurobindo

We were making the first step out of the age of chemistry and physics, and into the age of biology.


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