Age Sayings and Quotes

Aging. Everyone does it, but not everyone can do it gracefully. There might not be a fountain of youth, but you can always choose to remain young at heart. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and humorous quotes about age.

People say that age is just a state of mind. I say it's more about the state of your body. Geoffrey Parfitt
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Mark Twain
In youth we learn; in age we understand. Ebner-Eschenbach
Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow up. Tryon Edwards
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. Groucho Marx
Age is like the newest version of a software it has a bunch of great new features but you lost all the cool features the original version had. Carrie Latet
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. Tom Wilson
At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don't care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven't been thinking of us at all. Ann Landers
A man's age is something impressive, it sums up his life: maturity reached slowly and against many obstacles, illnesses cured, griefs and despairs overcome, and unconscious risks taken; maturity formed through so many desires, hopes, regrets, forgotten things, loves. A man's age represents a fine cargo of experiences and memories. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Age does not make us childish, as some say it only finds us true children still. Johann Von Goethe
Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind. Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese. Billie Burke
Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine. Joan Collins
Age carries all things away even the mind. Publius Vergilius Maro Virgil
Sometimes age succeeds, sometimes it fails. It depends on you. Ravensara Noite
Age swallows our childhood. Terri Guillemets
Age is a matter of feeling...not of years. George William Curtis
Age is opportunity no less, Than youth itself, through in another dress. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Age is wisdom if one has lived ones life properly. Miriam Makeba
Age is information failure. The body loses fluency. Jeanette Winterson
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth. J. K. Rowling
Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. Paulo Coelho
Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are. Muhammad Ali
Age is getting to know all the ways the world turns, so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want, you can at least, get out of the way so you won't get run over. Miriam Makeba
I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can. Rita Mae Brown
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character. Ralph B. Perry
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
I don't look my age, I don't feel my age and I don't act my age. To me age is just a number. Joan Collins
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face. Michel de Montaigne
Age has been the perfect fire extinguisher for flaming youth. Navjot Singh Sidhu
The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind. William Wordsworth
He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition, youth and age are equally a burden. Plato
Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age. Jeanne Moreau
No matter what your age you can be great. Kishore Bansal
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. Alonso Of Aragon
Count your blessings for your age, as there are many who never get the opportunity. C Pulsifer
They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body. Unknown
Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. Jim Fiebig
Age is no guarantee of maturity. Lawana Blackwell
Age does not matter if the matter does not age. Carlos P. Romulo
Age attacks when we least expect it. Terri Guillemets
The surest sign of age is loneliness. Amos Bronson Alcott
Age is like love, it cannot be hid Thomas Dekker
Age is how we determine how valuable you are. Jane Elliot
Age is just the amount of time that you have been on earth, what really matters is where you are going after your time is up. Nishan Panwar
Age is simply the number of years the world has enjoyed you! Nishan Panwar
Your age does not define you, you define your age. Vincent Archer
Live your life and forget your age. Norman Vincent Peale
Sometimes age succeeds, sometimes it fails. It depends on you. Ravensara Noite
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. John Lennon
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. John Barrymore
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. Victor Hugo
Some age. Others mature. Sean Connery
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Samuel Ullman
There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow. Edith Wharton
We turn not older with years but newer every day. Emily Dickinson
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. Ralph Waldo Emerson
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality. Pindar
Age, that lessens the enjoyment of life, increases our desire of living Oliver Goldsmith
Age considers. Youth ventures. Rabindranath Tagore
Age either transfigures or petrifies. Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
Age, like woman, requires fit surroundings. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Age affects how people experience time. Edward T. Hall
Age whitens hairs, but not sin. Jean Antoine Petit-Senn
Age before beauty, and pearls before swine. Dorothy Parker
Age and treachery will overcome youth and skill. Fausto Coppi
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. Douglas Macarthur
Age is a slowing down of everything except fear. Mignon McLaughlin
Age isn't how old you are but how old you feel. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay. Doris Day
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative. Maurice Chevalier
Youth and age touch only the surface of our lives. C.S. Lewis
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man. Leon Trotsky
Age is not all decay. It is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk. George Macdonald
What our age lacks is not reflection, but passion. Soren Kierkegaard
Age is rarely despised but when it is, contemptible. Samuel Johnson
Age is such a natural progression you shouldn't fight it. Ann-Margret