Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Age appears to be best in four things: old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Old minds are like old horses: you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty: it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart: if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains!
I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.
I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears: as young as your hope, as old as your despair.
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
Forty is the old age of youth: fifty the youth of old age.
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.
If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
Surrounding myself with beautiful women keeps me young.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.