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Age Quotes-inspirational words of wisdom are see below.

Sometimes, people use age as a convenient excuse. ‘I’m to old too start something new’, or, ‘I couldn’t learn that at my age.’ Other people, though, go on to achieve their greatest accomplishments in life in later years.

Catherine Pulsifer 

Age is a necessary but insufficient requirement for growing up. There are immature old people, and there are appropriately mature young people. Henry Cloud.

John Townsend

Life isn’t about your age. Life is about living. So when your birthday comes be thankful for the year that has just past and anticipate with a happy heart what the coming year will bring.”

Catherine Pulsifer

You have to remember that in this day and age, older people are becoming more sedentary in their lifestyles and that in itself encourages the onset of ailments that they could have otherwise avoided.

James Carmen

I believe we can keep ourselves young by surrounding ourselves with things that make us feel young.

David DeNotaris

Music is often our last link in old age to our former selves.

Oliver Sacks

We may lose a lot of our childhood wonder as we move through adulthood and middle age, but as we age we have a chance to live in wonder again (and freshly, maturely) as never before.

Michael Gurian

Intelligence is not like height or weight that we can just easily gauge with a metal instrument and determine its precise measure. It may have contrasted meanings for various cultures, age bracket, and skillsets.

Cooper Dark

We count by changes and events within us. Not by years.

Charles Dickens

Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

C.E.M. Joad

Once we hit a certain age, growing older becomes just a number.

We start to dread when a birthday comes, we want to be much younger.

Catherine Pulsifer

However, aging is the natural consequence of being alive. It happens to every cell in our bodies – and to every other body on the planet. Every living thing gets older.

Liisa Kyle

The ideas we internalized in our youth do not go away just because we are the ones who are aging. Rachel Cowan, Wise Aging

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Science has proven that people who regularly jot down their thoughts in a journal are less likely to have cognitive and memory loss as they age.

Christian J. Borg


Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

Danish Proverb


You’re not as young as you used to be. But you’re not as old as you’re going to be.

Irish Saying


I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

Francis Bacon

Encouraging Poems

For Age is not alone of time, or we should never see men old and bent at forty and men young at seventy-three.

Edgar A Guest


Age…Is a matter of feeling, not of years. George W. Curtis


Aging is a natural part of life and brings many changes to and for each of us. Many of these changes happen gradually over time and may go unnoticed until they reach a certain point where we become aware of them and can no longer deny them.

Nina W. Brown


Growing older can zap our energy, change our perspective, and challenge our stability. Yet the longing to make a difference in the ones we love lingers, like the fragrance in a home when a sweet candle’s flame has been extinguished.

Rebecca Barlow Jordan

Make a Difference

Keep this in mind, graduation can take place at any age and it can certainly happen more than once in your lifetime.

Mike Finley

Retirement | 

Sometimes people describe my hair as gray, but I prefer the term silver, for I will never grow gray. Gray is a mind-set, a metaphor for growing old, but silver is vibrant and alive, a celebration of life.

Marty Norman


Count your age by friends, count your life by smiles.



Aging does not necessarily mean letting go of your dreams just because you think you are no longer able to reach them.

Susie Harper

Dream | 

Aging only happens to people who lose their lust for getting better and disconnect from their natural base of curiosity.

Robin Sharma


The more experienced you are, the more skills you can bring to a new job or profession. Age can actually work in your favour.

John Allen


Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.



We are foolish and sentimental and melodramatic at twenty-five, but if we weren’t perhaps we should be less wise at fifty.

W. Somerset


Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Anais Nin


But our ‘childish’ hopes and dreams for something more never really leave us. In fact, getting older can be an ironic catalyst for bringing some of those neglected longings out of the woodwork.

Simeon Lindstrom


As woman, we tend not to like to think about aging. We falsely believe that as we age our beauty is going to diminish, yet nothing could be further from the truth.

Jane Moore


An Aging Mind – People think I know more than I do because I’m older than when they didn’t think I knew as much as I did.

Ariele M.


We must both, I’m afraid, recognise that, as we grow older, we become like old cars – more and more repairs and replacements are necessary.

C. S. Lewis

Funny Quotes about Life  

Age doesn’t matter here. None of them show signs of defeat. Those old couples found love’s true meaning.

The Duke of Quails

Short Love Poems  

The years ahead are ours to win and cherish. We cannot let anything, least of all our age, stand in our way!

Tina Sloan

Inspirational Books  

The traditional life shifts or passages we used to associate with middle age are no longer occurring on the same timeline for every woman like they did for our mothers and grandmothers.

Robi Ludwig

Top Ten Quotes on Time  

In the continuum between our youth and old age a lot of ‘stuff’ happened, some good, some bad, some life changing, some life stealing, some painful, some joyful, some memorable.

Rick Steiner Ph.D.

Good | 

Then that same confident and mature high school graduate will be a very different person when they graduate college than when they entered. Four years can make a big difference in maturity.

Lee Binz


The older I get, the better I understand that every day is a gift.

Joel Osteen

Daily Inspiration  

You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh, at yourself.

Ethel Barrymore

Laughter |

Age—happens. No matter how much money you spend in damage control, how healthy you eat, or what vitamins you take, age—happens.

Annie Keys

Health | 

Old age is one of those things that you fight and work hard to do everything the commercials on television and the magazine in the beauty parlor say to do so it doesn’t happen.

Annie Keys


Each passing year sees changes in our world, our society, but we also change and grow up to appreciate the value of each day of every New Year.

Kate Summers

New Year Quotes  

Great success can be derived from the unquenchable desire to grow, mature, and improve when people are doing things they are passionate about.

Ella Marie


Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.

W. Somerset Maugham


Death can come at any age, but the pride of life fools a person into thinking that day is far away.

John Buttrick

Youth teaches, age puts what we have learned into practice, teaching us wisdom.

Catherine Pulsifer


Time is a precious commodity. If you have not been enlightened to this actuality in your youth, you most certainly will in old age.

Adam Jacobs

“Watching others age seems more gradual, while our own shift is jarring.”

Vivian Diller

To the old, long life and treasure;

To the young, all health and pleasure.

Ben Jonson

A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright.

Lucille Ball


I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.

Thomas Jefferson

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Henry Ford

There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t be childish sometimes.

Dr. Who

I don’t really think in terms of how old people are other than I find people who are chronologically, biologically, or emotionally very old. Youthfulness exists beyond biological age. . .

Deepak Chopra

You are just achieving your prime.

Catherine Pulsifer

I guess the older we get, the more we want to be younger. Well, maybe not really young but at the age where we are more carefree and vibrant. But, while we cannot turn back the clock, we can turn back our mind and do a number of things differently that will make you think and feel younger.

Byron Pulsifer

The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.

Benjamin Disraeli

Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.

Francis Bacon

Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us.

Orison Swett Marden

Young people, from lack of experience, are often puzzled over the future.

Bill Calhoun

Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.

Abraham Lincoln

We can discover life’s secrets at any age, and the sooner we discover them, the more fulfilling our life will be.”

John Izzo

Old age is all about the golden years, which are the best years of your life. Joe Allen, Retirement: A No Fluff, Step-by-Step Guide to a Life of Financial and Emotional Freedom

Joe Allen

Yes, Christmas is for children – except that children grow up to be adults who just might love Christmas as much as they did in their younger years.

Cherie Lowe

A man that is young in years, may be old in hours, if he have lost no time. But that happeneth rarely. Generally, youth is like the first cogitations, not so wise as the second. For there is a youth in thoughts, as well as in ages.

Francis Bacon

The years teach much which the days never know.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children are a great comfort in your old age – and they help you reach it faster, too.

Lionel Kauffman

I will not hold my opponent’s youthful inexperience against him. Ronald Reagan about Jimmy Carter, when asked if he thought age was a factor in the 1980 U.S.


Aging, at all phases of life, means leaving behind one stage to move on to another.

Vivian Diller, PH, D.

No person, at any age, needs to remain on an uninspiring level of accomplishment.

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

The finest gift a man can give to his age and time is the gift of a constructive and creative life.

Wilferd Peterson

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.

Mark Twain

Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.

C. S. Lewis

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

Andrew Carnegie

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

Kurt Vonnegut

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.

Ira Gershwin

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Mark Twain

Adults are obsolete children.

Dr. Seuss

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.


None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Henry David Thoreau

The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.

Oscar Wilde

All diseases run into one, old age.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.


Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.

Theodore Roosevelt

Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.

Eleanor Roosevelt

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.


Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

George Bernard Shaw

Youth is wasted on the young.

George Bernard Shaw

Age merely shows what children we remain.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.

C. S. Lewis

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.

Henry Ford

Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.

Albert Camus

The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.

Cesare Pavese

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

Robert Frost

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.

Emily Dickinson

I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.

T. S. Eliot

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.

Coco Chanel

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

Victor Hugo

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.

Victor Hugo

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey’s end.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.

Arthur Schopenhauer

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

Francis Bacon

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

Age considers; youth ventures.

Rabindranath Tagore

Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.

John Adams

As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.

Margaret Mead

A man growing old becomes a child again.


The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

Lucille Ball

If you’re old, don’t try to change yourself, change your environment.

B. F. Skinner

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.

George Burns

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.

George Burns

Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.

Dwight L. Moody

I’m not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.


When I turned 60, it didn’t bother me at all.

Yoko Ono

Minds ripen at very different ages.

Stevie Wonder

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do.

Golda Meir

Being seventy is not a sin. Being seventy is not a sin.

Golda Meir

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

Jonathan Swift

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.

Bob Hope

I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.

Bob Hope

In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.

Josh Billings 

I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.

Josh Billings

The trick is growing up without growing old.

Casey Stengel

To be renewed is everything. What more could one ask for than to have one’s youth back again?

George Lucas

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

Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you.

Ogden Nash

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Anais Nin

Old age is no place for sissies.

Bette Davis

Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.

James Thurber

We are always the same age inside.

Gertrude Stein

Old age is a shipwreck.

Charles de Gaulle

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.

Bernard Baruch

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.

Agatha Christie

The shades of respectability begin to close about the greying head.

Mason Cooley

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

Brigitte Bardot

Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it.

Doris Day

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.

Doris Day

What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.

Jean Paul

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.

Jean Paul

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Tom Stoppard

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.

George Sand

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.

Doug Larson

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.

J. B. Priestley

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.

Doris Lessing

Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

Pope John XXIII

You know you’re getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.

Harrison Ford

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Dylan Thomas

Surrounding myself with beautiful women keeps me young.

Hugh Hefner

We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.

Jules Renard

We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.

Frank A. Clark

The surest sign of age is loneliness.

Annie Dillard

We were never supposed to live until 40. We were built to self-destruct at 30, whether from cancer or mental illness. We’re all going way beyond our expiration date.

Douglas Coupland

We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.

Pearl S. Buck

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.

William Feather

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.

Katharine Graham

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.

Pope Paul VI

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.

Andre Maurois

One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up.

Malcolm Muggeridge

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.

Don Marquis

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.

Don Marquis

There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.

Mignon McLaughlin

A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.

Mignon McLaughlin

After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.

Bette Midler

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.

Harold Coffin

I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.


A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.

Maurice Chevalier

You don’t stop laughing because you grow older. You grow older because you stop laughing.

Maurice Chevalier

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

Lauren Bacall

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

Betty Friedan

Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.

Helen Hayes

My first recognition of age setting in was exactly on my 36th birthday. I have no idea why, on this day of all days, I looked in the mirror and realized my face no longer looked young.

Paulina Porizkova

My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s.

Warren Beatty

A grownup is a child with layers on.

Woody Harrelson

If you haven’t turned rebel by twenty you’ve got no heart; if you haven’t turned establishment by thirty you’ve got no brains!

Kevin Spacey

Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!

Pierre Corneille

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

Hosea Ballou

Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.

Sinclair Lewis

Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.

Bill Vaughan

He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it’s bottled.

Gene Fowler

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent – that is to triumph over old age.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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

You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.

Samuel Ullman

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.

Amos Bronson Alcott

While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Age is like love, it cannot be hid.

Thomas Dekker

Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Jeanne Moreau

Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.

Donald G. Mitchell

Age is how we determine how valuable you are.

Jane Elliot

Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.

Thomas Browne

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

Muriel Spark

Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.

Muriel Spark

The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.

Max Lerner

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.

Sam Ewing

I’m not afraid of aging.

Shelley Duvall

After you’re older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.

Helen Gurley Brown

As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.

Robert Quillen

When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.

Sarah Orne Jewett

I get all fired up about aging in America.

Willard Scott

No man is ever old enough to know better.

Holbrook Jackson

Whenever I go to New York or any European country, they say: ‘Nawal, why don’t you get a facelift?’ I tell them, ‘I am proud of my wrinkles. Every wrinkle on my face tells the story of my life. Why should I hide my age?’

Nawal El Saadawi

You should never reveal your true age.

Eve Arnold

Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.

John Singer Sargent

I think women should start to embrace their age. What’s the alternative to getting older? You die. I can’t change the day I was born. But I can take care of my skin, my body, my mind, and try to live my life and be happy.

Olivia Munn

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.

Judith Viorst

I don’t want to fight aging; I want to take good care of myself, but plastic surgery and all that? I’m not interested.

Christine Lahti

I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.

James Broughton

There’s no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.

Fay Weldon

At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.

Jim Bishop

There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.

Susan Anton

A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married.

Anna Held

The answer to old age is to keep one’s mind busy and to go on with one’s life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.

Leon Edel

Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.

Louis Kronenberger

As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.

Frances Conroy

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men more.

Colleen McCullough

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.

Knut Hamsun

The whole business of marshaling one’s energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.

Hume Cronyn

The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.

Bob Wells

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.

Alan Bleasdale

As men get older, the toys get more expensive.

Marvin Davis

I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work.

William Ernest Hocking

It is surprising to notice that even from the earliest age, man finds the greatest satisfaction in feeling independent. The exalting feeling of being sufficient to oneself comes as a revelation.

Maria Montessori

The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger.

Mary Wollstonecraft

In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century.

Mary Wollstonecraft

I don’t think about my physical age.


Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.

Muhammad Ali

The study of expression ought to form a part of the study of psychology, but it also comes within the province of anthropology because the habitual, life-long expressions of the face determine the wrinkles of old age, which are distinctly an anthropological characteristic.

Maria Montessori

At three years of age, the child has already laid the foundations of the human personality and needs the special help of education in the school. The acquisitions he has made are such that we can say the child who enters school at three is an old man.

Maria Montessori

When the child begins to think and to make use of the written language to express his rudimentary thinking, he is ready for elementary work; and this fitness is a question not of age or other incidental circumstance but of mental maturity.

Maria Montessori

In the first three years of life, the foundations of physical and also of psychic health are laid. In these years, the child not only increases in size but passes through great transformations. This is the age in which language and movement develop. The child must be safeguarded in order that these activities may develop freely.

Maria Montessori

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

At the age of 6, a teacher full of ambitions, who taught in the small public school of Biran, convinced my family that I should travel to Santiago de Cuba to accompany my older sister who would enter a highly prestigious convent school. Including me was a skill of that very teacher from the little school in Biran.

Fidel Castro

I am not a big technology person. I don’t go on the Internet really much at all. Drawing is like a zen thing; it’s private, which in this day and age is harder to come by.

Tim Burton

When I think of how we show faith, I cannot help but think of the example of my own father. I recall vividly how the spirit of missionary work came into my life. I was about thirteen years of age when my father received a call to go on a mission.

Ezra Taft Benson

Young people, you need the wisdom of age, just as some of us older ones need your enthusiasm for life.

Ezra Taft Benson

There is a Fountain of Youth: It is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.

Sophia Loren

Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.

Margaret Atwood

My justification is that most people my age spend a lot of time thinking about what they’re going to do for the next five or ten years. The time they spend thinking about their life, I just spend drinking.

Amy Winehouse

By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth.

Marya Mannes

There’s an old rule in neuroscience that does not alter with age: use it or lose it. It is a very hopeful principle when applied to critical thought in the reading brain because it implies choice.

Maryanne Wolf

Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.

Alfred Nobel

Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.


Hedi was and is still misspelled ‘Heidi,’ and my perception of genders ended up slightly out of focus from an early age.

Hedi Slimane

Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.

Mark Twain

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.

Mark Twain