These famous age quotes will make you braver in life. Read these well compiled quotations & sayings to get smarter as you grow old.

Age Quotes

From birth, all are exposed to time and age and canít escape the grids of these two necessary evils. In the peak of oneís youth, one may think that old age will never come to him but aging is an unavoidable phenomenon in life. It is better to have a youth mind even in your old age to keep you alive and kicking. Take a look at these quotes that may enlighten you on the Ďage factorí.

Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.

- Groucho Marx

No wise man ever wished to be younger.

- Jonathan Swift

Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.

- Gulliver's Travels , Jonathan Swift

I must confess, I was born at a very early age.

- Groucho Marx

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

Live your life and forget your age.

- Norman Vincent Peale

A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.

- Lord Byron

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.

- Victor Hugo

I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.

- Jerome K. Jerome

At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.

- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings , Maya Angelou

Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to characterize our age.

- Albert Einstein

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

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

- Thomas More

In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right.

- Jack Nicholson

If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.

- B. F. Skinner

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.

- Titus

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

- Lucille Ball

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.

- Ellen DeGeneres

At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.

- George Orwell

My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.

- Thomas Hardy

And it is still true, no matter how old you are, when you go out into the world it is best to hold hands and stick together.

- All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten , Robert Fulghum

Responsibility for learning belongs to the student, regardless of age.

- Robert Martin

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

- Simone de Beauvoir

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.

- William Butler Yeats

God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.

- John Donne

Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age.

- Colin Powell

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

- Judy Garland

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

- Graham Greene

It's the kind of clothes that mothers and daughters can wear, in terms of concept... It's not about age. It's about taste, and it's about lifestyle. I believe women of all ages can wear anything.

- Ralph Lauren

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

- Albert Schweitzer

The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years.

- David Ogilvy

I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs - when I was 17 - that I realized I was talking through an empty skull... I wasn't thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts.

- Allen Ginsberg

A lot of 18-year-olds are like old men. They think they've seen everything.

- Ben Folds

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

- Francis Bacon

Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.

- Douglas MacArthur

Minds ripen at very different ages.

- Stevie Wonder

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

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

- Abdul Kalam

Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.

- Martha Graham

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