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Top 20 Age Quotes


No 1 (Best quote!)Age Quotes

In the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

- Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), American president, pictured right

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Katharine Graham (1917-2001), the American owner of the Washington Post (pictured right), agrees:

No one can avoid ageing, but ageing productively is something else.


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Brian Redhead (1929=94), the British radio broadcaster (pictured right), also comments:

It is precisely at the time when your days are numbered that you should not count the days.


No 2Age Quotes

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 (1863-1947), American car manufacturer, pictured right



No 3Age Quotes

You’re as old as you feel.

- Elizabeth Arden, cosmetics tycoon (1884-1966), pictured right



No 4Age Quotes

The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind.

- William Wordsworth, pictured right, (1770-1850), English poet (in his poem, The Fountain: A Conversation)



No 5Age Quotes

He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition, youth and age are equally a burden.

- Plato (427-346 B.C.), Greek philosopher (pictured right).



No 6Age Quotes

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.

- Robert Browning (1812-1889), English poet (pictured right)

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Betty Friedan (1921-2006), the American feminist (pictured right), agrees:

Ageing is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.



No 7Age Quotes

The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life's morning.

- Carl Jung 1875–1961 Swiss psychologist,pictured right



No 8Age Quotes

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

- André Maurois 1885–1967 French writer, pictured right



No 9Age Quotes

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.

- Woody Allen (1935- ), American film maker, pictured right



No 10Age Quotes

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.

- Coco Chanel (1983-1971), French designer and businesswoman, pictured right

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No 11

Old age hath yet his honour and his toil.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), English poet, pictured right



No 12Age Quotes

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost (1874-1963), American poet, pictured right



No 13Age Quotes

Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. 

- Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000), American cartoonist, pictured right



No 14Age Quotes

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.

- Mark Twain (1835-1910), American writer, pictured right.


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Noel Coward (1899-1973), the English writer and singer, pictured right, agrees:

How foolish to think one can ever slam the door in the face of age. Much wiser to be polite and gracious and ask him to lunch in advance.



No 15Age Quotes

My salad days, when I was green in judgement (Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra).

- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English playwright, pictured right  



No 16Age Quotes

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth (Dumbledore in Half-Blood Prince)

 - J.K. Rowling (1965- ), English writer, pictured right



No 17Age Quotes

I was so much older then, I’m younger than that now.

- Bob Dylan, pictured right (from his 1964 song My Back Pages).



No 18Age Quotes

When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.

- George Burns (1896-1996), American comedian (pictured right)



No 19Age Quotes

What is the worst of woes that wait on age?

What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow?

To view each loved one blotted from life's page,

And be alone on earth, as I am now.

- Lord Byron (1788–1824) English poet,pictured right above (from his poem, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage).

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No 20

Old age, it's the only disease...that you don't look forward to being cured of.

- Mr. Bernstein (in the film, Citizen Kane, 1941), pictured right).

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