Old People Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old old people quotes, old people sayings, and old people proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young. Oscar Wilde
We don’t grow older, we grow riper. Pablo Picasso
To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. Pearl S. Buck
The trouble is, when a number your age becomes your identity, you've given away your power to choose your future. Richard J. Leider
Never tease an old dog, he might have one bite left. Robert A. Heinlein
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be. Robert Browning
Older people shouldn't eat health foods. They need all the preservatives they can get. Robert Orben
There is a fountain of youth, it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. Sophia Loren
I don’t believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. Virginia Woolf
The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts and we grow happier as we grow older. William Lyon Phelps
The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind. William Wordsworth