Aging And Wisdom Quotes

Aging And Wisdom Quotes by C. E. M. Joad, Pope John XXIII, Eugene O’Neill, Satchel Paige, Ashley Montagu, Herman Melville and many others.

Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
C. E. M. Joad
Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
Pope John XXIII
The old – like children – talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one were to cry it in the streets to multitudes, or whisper it in the kiss to one’s beloved, the only ears that can ever hear one’s secrets are one’s own!
Eugene O’Neill
How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
Satchel Paige
The idea is to die young as late as possible.
Ashley Montagu
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
Herman Melville
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Groucho Marx
Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
Tom Wilson
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
John Barrymore
Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.
Maurice Chevalier
Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.
Dorothy L. Sayers
While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
Amos Bronson Alcott
The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
Pope Paul VI
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw
We are always the same age inside.
Gertrude Stein
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Bob Hope