Motivational Quotes for Age Part II

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


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


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


My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s. Warren Beatty


As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage. Frances Conroy


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


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


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


Age is how we determine how valuable you are. Jane Elliot


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


Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life. Kitty O’Neill Collins


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


To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. Amos Bronson Alcott


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


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


I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children. Sting


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


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


Old age is a shipwreck. Charles de Gaulle


While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be. Amos Bronson Alcott


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 the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. James Thurber


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


If you haven’t turned rebel by twenty you’ve got no heart if you haven’t turned establishment by thirty you’ve got no brains! Kevin Spacey


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


I don’t want to fight aging I want to take good care of myself, but plastic surgery and all that? I’m not interested. Christine Lahti


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


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


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


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


No man is ever old enough to know better. Holbrook Jackson


The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood. Logan P. Smith


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


We pay when old for the excesses of youth. J. B. Priestley


The answer to old age is to keep one’s mind busy and to go on with one’s life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis. Leon Edel


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


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


I’m not afraid of aging. Shelley Duvall


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


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


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


In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived. Knut Hamsun


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


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


I get all fired up about aging in America. Willard Scott


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


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


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


When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality. Muriel Spark


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


The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified. Bob Wells


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


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