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Quotations on Age - Quotations and Proverbs on Age

1. No. wise man ever wished to be younger. – Swift

2. To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of livings. – Henri Frederic Amiel

3. In youth the days are short and the years are long; in old age the years are short and the days are long. – Panin

4. Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty- at which age I would have retired on a double allowance. – William Osler

5. Youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle; old age regret. – Disraeli

6. At 20 years of age; the will resigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgment. – Benjamin Franklin

7. Your old men shall dream dreams; your young men shall see visions. – Old Testament

8. We do not count a man’s years, until he has nothing else to count. – Emerson

9. Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read. – Bacon

10. The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it. – Schopenhauer

11. The old believe everything; the middle aged suspects everything; the next thirty supply the commentary on it. – Wilde

12. An old man is twice a child. – Shakespeare

13. I am getting old and the sign of old age is that I begin to philosophize and ponder over problems which should not be my concern at all. – Jawaharlal Nehru

14. A man that is young in years may be old in hours, if he has lost no time. – Francis Bacon

15. A man is as old as he’s feeling. A woman as old as she looks. – Mortimer Collins

16. A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age. – Robert Frost

17. Whenever a man’s friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they he is growing old. – Washington Irving

18. One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman, who would tell one that, would tell one anything. – Oscar Wilde

19. From birth to age eighteen, a girl needs good parents. From eighteen to thirty-five, she needs good looks. From thirty-five to fifty five, she needs a good personality. From fifty-five on, she needs good cash. – Sophie Tucker

20. Age considers youth ventures. – Anonymous

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