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Ageing Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Ageing.

Sympathetic cracks.
A term frequently used by architects and surveyors
in terms of ageing houses.
I know what they mean.
- Ted Dexter

These are the soul's changes.
I don't believe in ageing.
I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun.
Hence my optimism.
- Virginia Woolf

The German Emperor is ageing me; he is like a battleship
with steam up and screws going,
but with no rudder, and he will run into something
some day and cause a catastrophe.
- Edward Grey

Ageing means a loss of a number of skills over time.
- Julie Bishop

 

The strongest initiative that government can take to
ensure Australia is prepared for population ageing,
is to maintain a strong economy, and a secure nation.
- Julie Bishop

We know that so many of the conditions and diseases
that we associate with ageing can often be prevented
or in fact their onset delayed if we just took preventative
steps earlier in our lives.
- Julie Bishop

When the Australian Government looked at how to meet the challenges,
and the opportunities, presented by our ageing population,
it saw that an all-encompassing approach was a prerequisite.
- Julie Bishop

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Incidentally, one of the most worrying problems in
the impact of Western modernity on traditional culture
is that it quite rapidly communicates its own indifference
or anxiety or even hostility about age and ageing.
- Rowan D. Williams

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dreams are renewable no matter what our age.
- Dale Turner

I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
- Phyllis Diller

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you become senile, you won't know it.
- Bill Cosby

I'm saving that rocker for the day
when I feel as old as I really am.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
- Anais Nin

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older,
I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
- Bill Cosby

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
- C. S. Lewis

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

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

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

I don't believe one grows older.
I think that what happens early on in life is that
at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
- T. S. Eliot

Age is not a particularly interesting subject.
Anyone can get old.
All you have to do is live long enough.
- Don Marquis

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

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

Old age is no place for sissies.
- Bette Davis

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
- Emily Dickinson

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

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

When your friends begin to flatter
you on how young you look,
it's a sure sign you're getting old.
- Mark Twain

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

Old age has deformities enough of its own.
It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

I will never be an old man.
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Francis Bacon

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

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

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

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

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens.
A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not
suddenly become filled on retirement.
- Dwight L. Moody

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

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

We've put more effort into helping folks reach old
age than into helping them enjoy it.
- Frank Howard Clark

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

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

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

Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Old age is like everything else.
To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
- James Thurber

Every formula of every religion has, in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Old age is a shipwreck.
- Charles de Gaulle

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

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

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve.
Middle age is when you're forced to.
- Bill Vaughan

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

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

All diseases run into one - old age.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The golden age is before us, not behind us.
- William Shakespeare

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth,
but a reproach to old age.
- Aristotle

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

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

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

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
- Hosea Ballou

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's
birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
- Stanislaw Lec


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