Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Growing Old.

The repository contains 60 quotes in the category “Growing Old.”
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At fifty, everyone has the face he deserves.

George Orwell
1903 — 1950

Time wounds all heels.

Dorothy Parker
1893 — 1967

I’m not denying my age, I’m embellishing my youth.

Tamara Reynolds

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.

Eleanor Roosevelt
1884 — 1962

Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own.

J. P. Senn

After the age of 80, everything reminds you of something else.

Lowell Thomas
1892 — 1981

My secret to staying young: Having no sense of time.

Steven Wright
1955 —     

How old would you be if you didn’t know when you were born?


The older you get, the more you tell it like it used to be.


Maturity is not an outgrowing but a growing up.


Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.


Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy.


Retirement is the period when you exchange the bills in your wallet for snapshots of your grandchildren.


If youth is wasted on the young, then retirement is wasted on the old.


You are never too old to be what you might have been.

George Eliot
1819 — 1880

Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.

Dame Agatha Christie
1890 — 1976

When people tell you how young you look, they are also telling you how old you are.

Cary Grant
1904 — 1986

Nobody wants the respect that youth pays to age.

Finley Peter Dunne

Oft from shrivelled skin comes useful counsel.


Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty.

Edgar Degas
1834 — 1917

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