Quotations About Growing Old
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.
The older I grow the more I listen to people who don't talk much.
Germain G. Glien
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
Lydia Maria Francis Child
In a man's middle years there is scarcely a part of the body he would hesitate to turn over to the proper authorities.
The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little.
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
William Somerset Maugham
We don't grow older. We grow riper.