Subject: Age

Old age is when you know all the answers, but nobody asks you the questions.

(1919 – 1990) educator & writer

A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

The young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

When you've been around as long as me… you'll know that there are three types of sex… One – brand-new, kitchen-table sex; Two – bedroom sex; then number three – hallway sex… when you pass each other in the hallway and say 'f**k you.’

(1958 – ) Australian author

Everyone I like stays the hell away from me.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

Money can’t buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.

(1918 – 2002) Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet & playwright

After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face; my advice is to keep your face, and stay sitting down.

(1901 – 2000) English author

I didn’t see [Christy] Mathewson, but Oquendo said he had a good slider.

American baseball player

The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.

(1879 – 1935) humorist & social commentator

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve; middle age is when you're forced to.

(1915 – 1977) columnist, writer & actor

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have remembrances of what never happened.

(1870 – 1916) British writer

If you want to know what you’ll look like in ten years, look in the mirror after you’ve run a marathon.

American cardiologist & marathoner

I'm 34 years old; I thought I'd be divorced by now.

American comedian

When you are over the hill, you pick up speed.

There never was a child so lovely, but his mother was glad to get him asleep.

(1803 – 1882) essayist, poet, & philosopher

At twenty, we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at thirty, we worry about what it’s thinking of us; at forty, we discover it isn’t thinking about us at all.

After 60, it's just patch, patch, patch.

(1913 – 1990) American actress

We grow too soon old and too late smart.

I can tell a woman’s age in half a minute — and I do!

(1836 – 1911) English dramatist, librettist, poet & illustrator

He's great to the old guys. He's got one trainer just to treat varicose veins.

(1935 – 2012) American football player, sports announcer & actor
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