Subject: Age

Robins: I've just written my 87th book.
Barbara Cartland: I've written 145.
Robins: Oh I see, one a year.

(1897 – 1985) British novelist

The years that a woman subtracts from her age are not lost… they are added to the ages of other women.


(1499 – 1566) French noblewoman & prominent courtier

Do not worry about avoiding temptation; as you grow older it will avoid you.

(1911 – 1999) comedian, author & columnist

I feel I can talk with more authority, especially when I say, ‘I don’t know.’

(1921 – 2004) English actor & author

How young can you die of old age?

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

The four stages of a man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence.

(1912 – 2010) Canadian-born American radio & television personality & humorist

When men reach their sixties and retire they go to pieces; women just go on cooking.


That's the time of your life when even your birthday suit needs pressing.

(1903 – 2003) English-born American comedian & actor

You’ll have to ask somebody older than me.

(1883 – 1983) American composer, lyricist & pianist

I told my doctor I wanna stop aging, he gave me a gun!

(1921 – 2004) stand-up comedian & actor

He is so old… he owes Jesus a quarter.

A woman’s always younger than a man at equal years.

(1806 – 1861) English poet

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Middle age is when we can do just as much as ever – but would rather not.

Forty: The most difficult age for a woman to pass; it often takes years.

I honestly believe there is absolutely nothing like going to bed with a good book… or a friend who’s read one.

(1906 – 1972) pianist, composer, author, comedian & actor

The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain.

Regardless of their age, most folks are not as old as they hope to be.

After the age of 80, you seem to be having breakfast every day.

(1907 – 2005) was an English poet & playwright

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened.

singer & musician

I was born nine months premature.

(1966 – ) American stand-up comic
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