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Do you need some inspiration for a toast you are giving at a birthday party? Or perhaps you need a good quote on the birthday card you just made. These quotes on aging may be just what you need.

  • With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. - William Shakespeare
  • I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. - William Shakespeare
  • The golden age is before us, not behind us. - William Shakespeare
  • Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time. - Jean Paul Richter
  • The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our time, the clearer we should see through it.  - Jean Paul Richter
  • Age does not matter if the matter does not age. - Jean Paul Richter
  • Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life. - Jean Paul Richter
  • What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease. - Jean Paul Richter
Live your life and forget your age.Jean Paul Richter
  • What's man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold. - Robert Browning
  • Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked. - Robert Browning
  • I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. - Francis Bacon
  • Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. - Francis Bacon
  • A rolling stone gathers no moss. - English proverb
  • Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice. - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. - Stanisław Jerzy Lec
  • We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be. - Lauren Hutton
  • The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. - Oprah Winfrey
  • It takes a long time to become young. - Pablo Picasso
  • Youth has no age. - Pablo Picasso
  • Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. - Mark Twain
  • You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea. - Pearl S. Buck
  • The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. - Doug Larson
  • I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless. - James Broughton
  • Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. - Pope John XXIII
  • You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing. - George Bernard Shaw
  • 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
  • The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. - Aldous Leonard Huxley
  • Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. - Samuel Ullman
  • Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust. - Samuel Ullman
  • Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. - Douglas MacArthur
  • To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. - Amos Bronson Alcott and/or Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul. - André Maurois
  • When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. - Victor Hugo
  • Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. - Mark Twain
  • There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later. - Mignon McLaughlin
  • Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young. - Theodore Roosevelt
  • Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order. - John Adams
  • To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love. - Alan Bleasdale
  • Education is the best provision for old age. - Aristotle
  • 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
  • There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. - Sophia Loren
  • Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success. - Louisa May Alcott
  • You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old. - George Burns
  • While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be. - Amos Bronson Alcott
  • He who is of 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
  • Old age saves us from the realization of a great many fears. - Graham Greene
  • Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning. - Barbara de Angelis
  • Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. - Betty Friedan
  • It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies. - Sylvia Townsend

 

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