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Quotes about Aging

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Alice Roosevelt LongworthThe secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
Andy Rooney
(1919 - )
I didn't get old on purpose, it just happened. If you're lucky, it could happen to you.
AnonymousTime is a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
AnonymousAt my age, I've seen it all, done it all, and heard it all; I just can't remember it all.
AnonymousI started out with nothing, and I still have most of it.
AnonymousNote to the packaging industry: Yes, it's safer if the product can't be opened by small children; but it's useless if it can't be opened by strong adults.
Aristophanes
(450 BCE - 385 BCE)
Old men are children for a second time.
Bumper stickerWhen you're my age, you don't plan ahead.
Cary GrantOld Cary Grant fine. How you?
- (responding to telegram asking)
Casey StengelThe key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
Citizen KaneOld age -- it's the only disease that you don't look forward to being cured of.
- (the movie)
Doug LarsonThe aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
Dr. SeussI still climb Mount Everest just as often as I used to. I play polo just as often as I used to. But to walk down to the hardware store I find a little bit more difficult.
- (on aging)
George Burns
(1896 - 1996)
First you forget names; then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up, and finally, you forget to pull it down.
Golda Meir
(1898 - 1978)
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there’s nothing you can do.
Groucho MarxThere are parts of my body I haven't used in years.
Joey AdamsDo not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
John Alejandro King a.k.a. The Covert ComicAging is about mind over matter – every year my matter drops another quarter inch below my mind.
John GlennThere is still no cure for the common birthday.
- (astronaut)
Logan Pearsall Smith
(1865 - 1946)
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of the blood.
Solomon ShortAge doesn't always bring wisdom. Sometimes age comes alone.
UnknownAt my age the only reason I'd start exercising is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
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