Motivational Quotes for Age Part IV

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


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


Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. Douglas MacArthur


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


Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health. Robert Louis Stevenson


Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success. Dale Carnegie


Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age. James Joyce


Age merely shows what children we remain. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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


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


Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I’m past that age. Katharine Hepburn


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


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


How young can you die of old age? Steven Wright


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


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


Every great architect is – necessarily – a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age. Frank Lloyd Wright


At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since. Salvador Dali


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


If youth knew if age could. Sigmund Freud


I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that. Princess Diana


The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different. Aldous Huxley


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


I created Punk for this day and age. Do you see Britney walking around wearing ties and singing punk? Hell no. That’s what I do. I’m like a Sid Vicious for a new generation. Avril Lavigne


We are all geniuses up to the age of ten. Aldous Huxley


It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again. William James


Every age has its own poetry in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry. Jean-Paul Sartre


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


I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get. Elizabeth Taylor


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


Publishing is in a kind of Jurassic age. Paulo Coelho


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


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


Youth has no age. Pablo Picasso


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


To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it. Bertrand Russell


It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion. Bertrand Russell


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


Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate. Soren Kierkegaard


In youth we learn in age we understand. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


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


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


Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid. Soren Kierkegaard


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


It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five. Thomas Carlyle


People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me. Helen Hayes


Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards. George Orwell


The heart never grows better by age I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older. Lord Chesterfield


For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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


Have regular hours for work and play make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success. Louisa May Alcott


Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. Bertrand Russell


But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Edmund Burke


Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth – two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age. Ambrose Bierce


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


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