Age Quotes that Encourage Fresh Views

Age Quotes

Age—the amount of time from conception, birth, or event—is significant in the fields of psychology, medicine, and demographics. It provides important insights into how the body, mind, and social domains develop. When expressed in different units, age helps us understand people's paths and greatly adds to our grasp of how long things like humans, animals, and objects live.

Age Quotes

1. “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

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

3. “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

4. “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

5. “I believe we can keep ourselves young by surrounding ourselves with things that make us feel young.”
– David DeNotaris

6. “Music is often our last link in old age to our former selves.”
– Oliver Sacks

7. “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

8. “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 brackets, and skillsets.”
– Cooper Dark

9. “We count by changes and events within us. Not by years.”
– Charles Dickens

10. “Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.”
– C.E.M. Joad

11. “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

12. “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

13. “The ideas we internalized in our youth do not go away just because we are the ones who are aging.”
– Rachel Cowan

14. “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

15. “Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.”
– Danish Proverb

16. “You’re not as young as you used to be. But you’re not as old as you’re going to be.”
– Irish Saying

17. “I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.”
– Francis Bacon

18. “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

19. “Age…Is a matter of feeling, not of years.”
– George W. Curtis

20. “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

21. “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

22. “Keep this in mind, graduation can take place at any age and it can certainly happen more than once in your lifetime.”
– Mike Finley

23. “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

24. “Count your age by friends, count your life by smiles.”
– Unknown

25. “Aging does not necessarily mean letting go of your dreams just because you think you are no longer able to reach them.”
– Susie Harper

26. “Aging only happens to people who lose their lust for getting better and disconnect from their natural base of curiosity.”
– Robin Sharma

27. “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

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

29. “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 Maugham

30. “Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.”
– Anais Nin

31. “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

32. “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

33. “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. Huff

34. “We must both, I’m afraid, recognize that, as we grow older, we become like old cars – more and more repairs and replacements are necessary.”
– C. S. Lewis

35. “Age doesn’t matter here. None of them show signs of defeat. Those old couples found love’s true meaning.”
– The Duke of Quails

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

37. “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

38. “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

39. “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

40. “The older I get, the better I understand that every day is a gift.”
– Joel Osteen

41. “You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh, at yourself.”
– Ethel Barrymore

42. “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

43. “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

44. “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

45. “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

46. “Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.”
– W. Somerset Maugham

47. “Death can come at any age, but the pride of life fools a person into thinking that day is far away.”
– John Buttrick

48. “Youth teaches, age puts what we have learned into practice, teaching us wisdom.”
– Catherine Pulsifer

49. “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

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

51. “To the old, long life and treasure; To the young, all health and pleasure.”
– Ben Jonson

52. “A man who correctly guesses a woman’s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright.”
– Lucille Ball

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

54. “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

55. “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

56. “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

57. “Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.”
– Francis Bacon

58. “Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us.”
– Orison Swett Marden

59. “Young people, from lack of experience, are often puzzled over the future.”
– Bill Calhoun

60. “Everyone desires to live long, but no one would be old.”
– Abraham Lincoln

61. “We can discover life’s secrets at any age, and the sooner we discover them, the more fulfilling our lives will be.”
– John Izzo

62. “Old age is all about the golden years, which are the best years of your life.”
– Joe Allen

63. “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

64. “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

65. “The years teach much which the days never know.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

67. “Old age was recognised as a sign of experience and wisdom. They had shown their loyalty and that needed to be rewarded.”
– Andrews

68. “Old age is a time that means different things to different people, and for me it means that I plan to have all the fun I missed out when young.”
– Richard de Meath

69. “Many moons have passed, and the mind did grow and the body too. I just wish sometimes I had this worldly knowledge when I was younger.”
– Asmar Muhammad

70. “As time has developed new challenges growing older, we as baby boomers or what other generational aficionadas calls the “elderly” there are many things we can still do to make our lives not just pleasurable but entertaining and fulfilling.”
– Carl R. Toers

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