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" One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up. "
" Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. "
" I use a lot of sunblock, which is something I learned from my mother at a young age - to stay out of the sun and be careful of skin cancer. We live in a time where global warming is at its maximum level. The ozone is destroyed, and our skin is exposed to sunbeams on a daily basis. "
" 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
" The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth. "
" 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
" I fear that many a man's good resolutions only need the ordinary fire of daily life to make them melt away. So, too, with fine professions and the boastings of perfection which abound in this age of shams. "
" 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. "
" It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter. Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh. "
" It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair. "
" By the time I had reached the age of 16, in the 10th grade, my parents, after 22 years of marriage, one day decided to get a divorce. "
" We women, we're always being invited to change our hairstyle, change our clothes, change our wardrobes. It's also important for us to remember as we age to keep changing the way we think of the world. I'm not saying to be flaky at all; but rather than being rigid about something, stay open and available. "
" Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. "
" The Atomic Age is here to stay - but are we? "
" America has been the country of my fond election from the age of thirteen, when I first saw it. I had the honour to hoist with my own hands the flag of freedom, the first time it was displayed, on the Delaware; and I have attended it with veneration ever since on the ocean. "
John Paul Jones
" We pay when old for the excesses of youth. "
J. B. Priestley
" In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty. "
" Age carries all things away, even the mind. "
" Being healthy is something I learned from a very young age. Looking after yourself on the inside helps with your energy, makes your skin glow, and changes your whole outlook on life. "
" Positive emotion alienated from the exercise of character leads to emptiness, to inauthenticity, to depression, and, as we age, to the gnawing realization that we are fidgeting until we die. "
" The information age has ushered in a networked and interdependent world, one in which challenges and opportunities appear and disappear faster than traditional organizational models can manage. "
" We had a moment in the '40s and '50s, where female characters were very strong in film, where these incredible roles were written for women like Joan Crawford, like Bette Davis. But then there was a space of time where - I don't know why - it wasn't like that. It became difficult for women to find certain roles after a certain age. "
" Age is inevitable. Aging isn't. "
" Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. "
" I have been fighting from a very young age. There is no fear there. It helped me cultivate the mindset of a fighter. "
" 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
" Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. "
" There ought to be more grants that go to people in their late twenties and early thirties. That's a crucial age, although it's very hard to judge who is worth supporting and who is not. Looking back on my own life, I see that was the period when I was closest to giving up as a novelist and when I most needed some encouragement. "
" Our working hypothesis is that the status of knowledge is altered as societies enter what is known as the postindustrial age and cultures enter what is known as the postmodern age. "
" Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age. "
" For me at age 11, I had a pair of binoculars and looked up to the moon, and the moon wasn't just bigger, it was better. There were mountains and valleys and craters and shadows. And it came alive. "
Neil deGrasse Tyson