Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Growing Old.

The repository contains 60 quotes in the category “Growing Old.”
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I didn’t get old on purpose, it just happened. If you’re lucky, it could happen to you.

Andy Rooney
1919 — 2011

Those of you in your twenties have the feeling that time is something of which you have an endless supply. Again, take it from someone who has been on this planet a good deal longer than most of you have, that is not the case.

Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist
1924 — 2005

Commencement address
Marymount University
2002

By the time you know what to do, you’re too old to do it.

Ted Williams
1918 — 2002

There are three stages in an actor’s career: Who is John Amos? Get me John Amos. Get me a young John Amos.

John Amos
1939 —     

I have lived in the world just long enough to look carefully the second time into those things that I am most certain of the first time.

Josh Billings
1818 — 1885

Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.

Maurice Chevalier
1888 — 1972

When asked how it felt to turn eighty:

Pretty good, considering the alternative.

Maurice Chevalier
1888 — 1972

Old age is no place for sissies.

Bette Davis
1908 — 1989

I ain’t what I used to be, but who the hell is?

Dizzy Dean
1910 — 1974

Be nice to your children, for they will choose your rest home.

Phyllis Diller
1917 — 2012

You know you are getting old when all the names in your black book have MD after them.

Harrison Ford
1942 —     

’Tis late ere an old man comes to know he is old.

Thomas Fuller
1654 — 1734

Upon signing a long-term contract with Warner Brothers at age 85:

At 85 you can only think ahead for the next fifty years or so.

Chuck Jones
1912 — 2002

In growing old, one grows more foolish and more wise.

Duke François de La Rochefoucauld
1613 — 1680

Autumn is really the best of the seasons; and I’m not sure that old age isn’t the best part of life.

C. S. Lewis
1898 — 1963

I don’t want to retire. I’m not that good at crossword puzzles.

Norman Mailer
1923 — 2007

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.

André Maurois
1885 — 1967

Girls used to come up to me and say, “My sister loves you.” Now girls come up to me and say, “My mother loves you.”

Lee Mazzilli
1955 —     

When I was young, the old regarded me as an outrageous young fellow, and now that I’m old, the young regard me as an outrageous old fellow.

Sir Fred Hoyle
1915 — 2001

Senesence begins and middle age ends the day your descendants outnumber your friends.

Ogden Nash
1902 — 1971

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