Respondents over age 50 felt at least 10 years younger than their actual age. ~Charles Lamb Gray locks,—Nature's flag of truce. I am an empty flagon. Benefits of Old Age Despite the potential and real challenges we face as we age, such as memory loss, depression, inability to drive independently, and financial struggles, there are many benefits as well. ~Author unknown The Final Years In dog years, I'm dead.
It might take a bit more introspection than you are used to doing especially when it is you that needs examination. ~Author unknown «Age 23» The last birthday that's any good is 23. After the release of the song a marriage certificate emerged stating that a fifteen year old Aaliyah and a twenty seven year old R. Not even the least deterioration in his appearance escaped his search and scrutiny. We might as well wish to grasp the rainbow!. They are for the nonce as ageless as Julius Caesar's unformed thoughts and their emotions are as piquant as a pickled pin-cushion.
Witness colic and whooping-cough and dread of ghosts, to say nothing of hell and Satan, and an offended Deity in the sky, who was angry when I wanted too much plum-cake. Do you get the feeling that God is playing a practical joke? Nothing worse than a so called adult who chooses to weaver about life like a rebellious teen with self esteem issues. If you both are on the same level of maturity, don't let the attached age number cloud your decision. ~Author Unknown A man's age is something impressive, it sums up his life: maturity reached slowly and against many obstacles, illnesses cured, griefs and despairs overcome, and unconscious risks taken; maturity formed through so many desires, hopes, regrets, forgotten things, loves. Yesterday, I was a girl, and today, I suddenly find myself in the autumn of my years with the cold winds of winter breathing down my neck. We hit a few out of the park. How old do you think a person should be before they are considered old? The number of those even older increased greatly as well in 2012.
Loss of libido, which is believed to be connected to a loss of the hormone testosterone, is a common complaint among menopausal women, though not all women experience it. ~Francesco Petrarca Petrarch , letter, c. What does old mean to you? We often put up walls and flee for the mountains, but before shutting the door on the chance at love, think about your potential lover's maturity level. ~Douglas MacArthur Is that a birthday? Accomplishments vary and every ten years the bar is raised. The youngest group reported that at 60 years a person is considered old. In the old man, Nature has fulfilled her work; she loads him with blessings; she fills him with the fruits of a well-spent life; and, surrounded by his children and his children's children, she rocks him softly away to a grave, to which he is followed with blessings.
~Billy Casper, about golf's Senior Tour Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. But it is painfully obvious in this age of artificial life, if not of dissipation and debauchery, the great majority of people are born with organizations incapable of manifesting the phenomena of life for more than sixty or seventy years. Do you feel like you are aging? ~Richard Jefferies, The Life of the Fields, 1908 Age swallows our childhood. ~Publilius Syrus Related Quotations: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Page Information: www. ~Author Unknown Middle age is youth without its levity, and age without decay. It is a privilege denied to many. ~Logan Pearsall Smith We are young only once, after that we need some other excuse.
~Robert Brault, Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician. ~Don Marquis An aged man is but a paltry thing, A tattered coat upon a stick, unless Soul clasp its hands and sing, and louder sing For every tatter in its mortal dress. But we just have to accept that getting old is not a bad thing either. I folded my clothes and put them on the bench. Sometimes it may be difficult to feel good and do the things you want to, especially if you experience physical or emotional pain or are challenged in any specific area of your life. ~Author unknown A man is as old as he's feeling, A woman as old as she looks.
Age is just a number, so don't think too much about it. I will renew the instinct that once would have soared, that would have winged its way to the sky. ~Author Unknown We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair. Old age is a blessed time. ~Susan Longmore, May 2011 entry to The Quote Garden create your own quote contest on The periods of middle and old age are perhaps the finest, in some of the most important respects, through life.
~James Lendall Basford 1845—1915 , Seven Seventy Seven Sensations, 1897 It is autumn; not without But within me is the cold. ~From the movie Out to Sea I was wrong to grow older. Fly a kite out your sunroof while driving down the highway. ~George Bernard Shaw There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward. Neither am I old, but soon enough old age will come. ~Sam Ewing Then autumn comes, with its first flush of youth gone, but ripe and mellow, midway in time between youth and age, with sprinkled grey showing on the temples. ~Victor Cherbuliez, Samuel Brohl and Partner, 1877, translated from French translator unspecified The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
~Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891 In my young days, I was always pleased to hear a ring at my door: ah! ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. ~George Burns, 1978 «Age 70» I am beginning to think that my persona as a curmudgeon is wearing down. Neither the Senate nor the popular assembly nor my friends nor my followers nor my guests ever find my vigor wanting. So we know we now have the blog owner to be grateful to for that. Our list of age is just a number quotes will have you thinking if you feel older or younger than you actual are. ~Dorothy Fulheim There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age — I missed it coming and going.
There is many an old man, who feels at this moment that his soul is more vigorous, more powerful, at sixty-five, at seventy, than it was at thirty-five or at forty. ~Robert Brault, A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. Smiling and laughing are wonderfully contagious, as they give others permission to express joy and share. ~Terri Guillemets Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever. ~Robert Brault, The best thing about getting old is that all those things you couldn't have when you were young you no longer want. Accordingly, in later years, we, or, at least, the more prudent amongst us, are more intent upon eliminating what is painful from our lives and making our position security, than on the pursuit of positive pleasure.