Quotes about Age

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

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair. Douglas MacArthur

Age is a high price to pay for maturity. Tom Stoppard

If I’d known I was gonna live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. Eubie Blake (on his hundredth birthday)

One’s age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labour under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful. Thomas Arnold

Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese. Luis Bunuel

The surest sign of age is loneliness. Amos Bronson Alcott

I refuse to admit that I am more than 52, even if that makes my children illegitimate. Lady Nancy Astor

When you’re 50 you start thinking about things you haven’t thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity – but actually it’s about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial. Joyce Carol Oates