Age Quotes and Quotations
It is always in season for old men to learn.
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle; Old Age a regret.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgment.
If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old.
The riders in a race do not stop short when they reach the goal. There is a little finishing canter before coming to a standstill. There is time to hear the kind voice of friends and to say to one's self: "The work is done."
Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.
In youth the days are short and the years are long; in old age the years are short and the days long.
The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety.
An old man is twice a child.
The old believe everything: the middle-aged suspect everything: the young know everything.