Quotes on old age brings with it a lot of nostalgia and fond memories. Revisit an era that went by with the following article on famous sixties/seventies/eighties quotations and sayings.

Old Age Quotes

Old age comes with wrinkles and scars, but each old man and woman have unique stories to tell and mull over. Each decade is known for a particular incident or a famous personality or a popular style and all of these things make that era unique and only one of its kind. Read through this article for famous sixties/seventies/eighties quotations and sayings and bring back the charm and the magic of the years gone by. These evergreen quotations and sayings may have gathered a bit of dust but they are still very much applicable in today’s world.

You keep your past by having sisters. As you get older, they're the only ones who don't get bored if you talk about your memories.

- Deborah Moggach

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

- Gulliver's Travels , Jonathan Swift

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

- Groucho Marx

How young can you die of old age.

- Steven Wright

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

- Victor Hugo

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.

- Herbert Hoover

Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.

- Augustus

I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me.

- Dame Agatha Christie

My NFL pension can barely pay my son's tuition. You know, it's very little money.

- O. J. Simpson

Old men do it better. We're not so sensitive in certain areas.

- Robert Plant

In school, I could hear the leaves rustle and go on a journey.

- Clint Eastwood

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.

- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Yeah I'm thirty-six, but on the show I'm thirty-two. Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman, so they decided to make me thirty-two. Much more appealing somehow.

- Ellen DeGeneres

At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.

- George Orwell

Older and wiser voices can help you find the right path, if you are only willing to listen.

- Jimmy Buffett

A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.

- Thomas Hardy

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

- Anne Frank

The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.

- Thomas Hardy

The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.

- Marquis de Sade

And say my glory was I had such friends.

- William Butler Yeats

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

- Andrew Carnegie

Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.

- Ezra Pound

There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity.

- Kenny Rogers

Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is.

- Kenny Rogers

Train up a child in the way that he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

- King Solomon

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

- Graham Greene

So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

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.

- Henri Frédéric Amiel

Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.

- Moby Dick: or , Herman Melville

I am an old scholar, better-looking now than when I was young. That's what sitting on your ass does to your face.

- Leonard Cohen

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

Young men should prove theorems, old men should write books.

- G. H. Hardy

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

- Ben Folds

Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.

- Douglas MacArthur

The clock never stops, never stops, never waits. We're growing old. It's getting late.

- Ben Folds

The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.

- A. J. P. Taylor

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

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