The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Through a dull tract of woe, of dread, The toiling year has pass’d and fled: And, lo! in sad and pensive strain, I sing my birthday date again.
At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.
All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.
Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Youth comes but once in a lifetime!”
Thomas Alva Edison
“I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred!”
“I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines!”
“Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been!”
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years!”
“The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything!”
George Bernard Shaw
“Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children!”
“You know you are getting old when the candles
cost more than the cake!”
“Middle age is when you still believe you’ll feel better
in the morning!”
“I intend to live forever, or die trying”
“We are always the same age inside”
“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age!”
“Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young!”
“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age!”
“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age!”
“To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I eye’d, Such seems your beauty still.”
“If you survive long enough, you’re revered – rather
like an old building!”
Rev. Larry Lorenzoni
“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest!”
“Middle age is when you’ve met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else!”
“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be…”
“Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative!”
“Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter !”
“For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday!”
“One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell anything!”
“Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle!”
“The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you’ll grow out of it!”
Stephen Wright?Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang Happy Birthday.”??E. Joseph Cossman?The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.??Robert Orben?The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.??Robert Frost?Time and Tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty.??Oscar Wilde?Thirty-five is a very attractive age; London society is full of women who have of their own free choice remained thirty-five for years.??Ogden Nash?Middle age is when you’ve met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.??Daniel Francois Esprit Auber?Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.??Author Unknown?We know we’re getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it.
At the age of twenty, we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at thirty, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at forty, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of us at all.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating.
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty, but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
A man thirty years old, I said to myself, should have his field of life all plowed, and his planting well done; for after that it is summer time.
Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Thirtythe promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning briefcase of enthusiasm, thinning hair.
Time and Tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty.
Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.
After 30, a body has a mind of its own.
Whatever a man’s age, he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his button-hole.?
When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.?
It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.?
Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Youth is a disease from which we all recover.
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
Groucho Marx “I must confess I was born at an early age.”
I’m sixty years of age. That’s 16 Celsius.
You’re not 40, you’re eighteen with 22 years experience.
I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now.
Time may be a great healer, but it’s a lousy beautician.
Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.
Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.