Motivational Quotes for Age Part VI

Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children’s party taken over by the elders. F. Scott Fitzgerald


Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer. Walter Scott


Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another. Reinhold Niebuhr


The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow. William Osler


I saw no African people in the printed and illustrated Sunday school lessons. I began to suspect at this early age that someone had distorted the image of my people. My long search for the true history of African people the world over began. John Henrik Clarke


In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation’s seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts. Herman Cain


No lie ever reaches old age. Sophocles


I wanted to be a teacher. I love children, so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of ten or eleven, when I opened my mouth and said, ‘Oh, God, what’s this?’ I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian were gonna have to wait. Whitney Houston


This is the curse of our age, even the strangest aberrations are no cure for boredom. Stendhal


If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost. Michel Foucault


But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave. William Wordsworth


Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age. Gore Vidal


The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you, but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned. Cindy Crawford


The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions. John W. Gardner


It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work. Virginia Woolf


Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. W. Somerset Maugham


A woman tells her doctor, ‘I’ve got a bad back.’ The doctor says, ‘It’s old age.’ The woman says, ‘I want a second opinion.’ The doctor says: ‘Okay – you’re ugly as well.’ Tommy Cooper


I’m 36 and if I met a woman of my own age and married her, I’d also be marrying her former life, her past. It might be OK for some people – I don’t want to judge it or anything – but it’s not for me. It would destroy my creativity. Henry Rollins


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


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


At my age flowers scare me. George Burns


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


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


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


You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you. Haruki Murakami


The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds. Joseph Addison


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


By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man. John Kenneth Galbraith


It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption. Charles de Montesquieu


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


Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young. J. K. Rowling


It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn. Eric Hoffer


I’m at peace with myself and where I am. In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing. I wasn’t competitive, I was comparative. I just wanted to be where everybody else was. Now I’ve gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore. Courteney Cox


We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races. Robert Mugabe


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


We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man. Lyndon B. Johnson


Old age is the verdict of life. Amelia Barr


The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate they are green and vigorous in old age. George Santayana


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


It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor. Andre Gide


It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution. Joseph Addison


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


It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life’s parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time. Simone de Beauvoir


I don’t care about age very much. Chinua Achebe


Old age and the passage of time teach all things. Sophocles


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


I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public. Albert Ellis


Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them. Russell Baker


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


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


Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera. Mason Cooley


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


In passing, we should note this curious mark of our own age: the only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute. Francis Schaeffer


It’s not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us it’s the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses. Virginia Woolf


Not even old age knows how to love death. Sophocles


It’s really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn’t even more fraud. After all, with no God, there’s no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get away with it. Ben Stein


I think that a man should not live beyond the age when he begins to deteriorate, when the flame that lighted the brightest moment of his life has weakened. Fidel Castro


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


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