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

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

He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.

Here I am, an old man in a dry month, Being read to by a boy, waiting for rain. See quote detail

How beautiful can time with goodness make an old man look.

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

How many fancy they have experience simply because they have grown old.

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you was? See quote detail

I am as old as Egypt to myself. See quote detail

I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live only about a hundred years. See quote detail

I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.

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.

I don't feel like a forty-year-old, I feel more like four ten-year-olds, each pulling in a different direction.

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

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.

I had lost something in youth and made money instead. See quote detail

I promise to keep on living as though I expected to live forever. Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old only by deserting their ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul. See quote detail

I see no comfort in outliving one's friends, and remaining a mere monument of the times which are past. See quote detail

I stay a little longer, as one stays, to cover up the embers that still burn. See quote detail

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.


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