Motivational Quotes for Age Part V

My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias. Abdul Kalam


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


In the information age, you don’t teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he’d have a talk show. Timothy Leary


Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long and the age of the great epics is past. Gilbert K. Chesterton


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


It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true. Gore Vidal


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


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


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


I think women should start to embrace their age. What’s the alternative to getting older? You die. I can’t change the day I was born. But I can take care of my skin, my body, my mind, and try to live my life and be happy. Olivia Munn


Age is getting to know all the ways the world turns, so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want, you can at least get out of the way so you won’t get run over. Miriam Makeba


Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age. Dwight D. Eisenhower


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


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


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


It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions. Robert Green Ingersoll


And in my own life, in my own small way, I’ve tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That’s why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us – no matter what our age or background or walk of life – each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation. Michelle Obama


No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds. John Ruskin


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


It is with an old love as it is with old age a man lives to all the miseries, but is dead to all the pleasures. Francois de La Rochefoucauld


I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You’re young enough to get away with things, but you’re old enough, too. Liv Tyler


We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity. Benjamin Disraeli


Age shouldn’t affect you. It’s just like the size of your shoes – they don’t determine how you live your life! You’re either marvellous or you’re boring, regardless of your age. Steven Morrissey


Rashness belongs to youth prudence to old age. Marcus Tullius Cicero


Many believe – and I believe – that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him. Michelangelo


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


The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age. Francois de La Rochefoucauld


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


Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth. Charles Kingsley


Man has no Body distinct from his Soul for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age. William Blake


Do you remember when you were 10 or 11 years old and you really thought your folks were the best? They were completely omniscient and you took their word for everything. And then you got older and you went through this hideous age when suddenly they were the devil, they were bullies, and they didn’t know anything. Chuck Palahniuk


This is the patent age of new inventions for killing bodies, and for saving souls. All propagated with the best intentions. Lord Byron


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


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


Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions. Peace Pilgrim


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


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


We are always the same age inside. Gertrude Stein


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


Swing voters are more appropriately known as the ‘idiot voters’ because they have no set of philosophical principles. By the age of fourteen, you’re either a Conservative or a Liberal if you have an IQ above a toaster. Ann Coulter


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


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


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


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


There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity. Arthur Schopenhauer


Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. Bo Bennett


Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand. John Ruskin


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


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


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


The wisdom of age: don’t stop walking. Mason Cooley


As the age of television progresses the Reagans will be the rule, not the exception. To be perfect for television is all a President has to be these days. Gore Vidal


Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason. Friedrich Durrenmatt


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


‘Age’ is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. Martha Graham


I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun. George W. Bush


In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. Henry Miller


A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn’t afterward. Frank Lloyd Wright


There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex. Samuel Johnson


Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. Michel de Montaigne


I was confirmed at my prep school at the age of 13. Richard Dawkins


Love has no age, no limit and no death. John Galsworthy


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


I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age – which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday. Noel Coward


In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order. Will Durant


And I’m afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust. Elton John


My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail. Sara Blakely


What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life’s page, And be alone on earth, as I am now. Lord Byron


Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. Washington Irving


A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. Washington Irving


Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet. Alanis Morissette


Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime. Johnny Ball


An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along. Andre Maurois


What turns me on about the digital age, what excited me personally, is that you have closed the gap between dreaming and doing. You see, it used to be that if you wanted to make a record of a song, you needed a studio and a producer. Now, you need a laptop. Bono


I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world. Carl Sandburg


Nice to be here? At my age it’s nice to be anywhere. George Burns


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