Old Age Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Old Age quotes and Old Age sayings, and Old Age proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete. "

"Old age is an insult. It’s like being smacked."

"The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long."

"Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills: they all take refuge in it."

"The theme of old age doesn’t seem to fascinate Hollywood."

"That’s the privilege of old age: You don’t have to remember."

"The fear of old age is something that one feels when they’re younger. Once you get to being old, you’re already there, so you don’t even think about it anymore."

"Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves."

"Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long."

"What makes old age so sad is, not that our joys, but that our hopes then cease."

"Our old age was in some respects the happiest period of life."

"Old age is the supreme evil, for it deprives man of all pleasures while allowing his appetites to remain, and it brings with it every possible sorrow. Yet men fear death and desire old age."

"I think repeating yourself is a sign of old age, telling the same joke again and again. Especially if they’re jokes that don’t make people laugh."

"Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair."

"Old age isn’t a battle; old age is a massacre."

"One of the many pleasures of old age is giving things up."

"The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job."

"The exhaustion of old age is something people who are younger don’t fully appreciate."

"We all wish to reach a ripe old age, but none of us are prepared to admit that we are already there."

"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."

"Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man."

"Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends."

"Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death."

"The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured."

"Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth."

"Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week."

"Not even old age knows how to love death."

"Old age: the crown of life, our play’s last act."

"Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought."

"Old age is the verdict of life."

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