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It is easy to believe that life is long and one's gifts are vast - easy at the beginning, that is. But the limits of life grow more evident; it becomes clear that great work can be done rarely, if at all. See quote detail

It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.

It is often the case with fine natures, that when the fire of the spirit dies out with increasing age, the power of intellect is unaltered or increased, and an originally educated judgment grows broader and gentler as the river of life widens out to the everlasting sea.

It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. - I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself.

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

It is time to be old, To take in sail. See quote detail

It takes a long time to become young.

Let us repect gray hairs, especially our own.

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.

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

Like a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straighter as we approach the end.

Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.

Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.

Many a man that couldn't direct ye to th' drug store on th' corner when he was thirty will get a respectful hearin' when age has further impaired his mind. See quote detail

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.

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

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

Middle age is when you have met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else and usually is. See quote detail

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


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