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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Age:

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
~ John Barrymore.

It's ill-becoming for an old broad to sing about how bad she wants it. But occasionally we do.
~ Lena Horne Quotes, Time, October 17, 1988.

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
~ Mark Twain.

Everyone should live to be 92 years old, have an orgasm and drop dead.
~ Jon Carroll.

Age is the first limitation on roles that I've ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago.
~ Jack Nicholson.

And then, not expecting it, you become middle-aged and anonymous. No one notices you. You achieve a wonderful freedom.
~ Doris Lessing.

At a certain age some people's minds close up; they live on their intellectual fat.
~ William Lyon Phelps.

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?
~ Satchel Paige.

Everyone over 50 should be issued every week with a wet fish in a plastic bag by the Post Office so that, whenever you see someone young and happy, you can hit them as hard as you can across the face.
~ Richard Griffiths.

For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.
~ Doris Lessing.

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
~ Victor Hugo.

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
~ Chili Davis.

I don't mind being it [age 60], I just don't like saying it.
~ Dolly Parton.

I figure if I keep my health, I have no intention of retiring. I love to work. I want to be like Bob Hope. I want to keep on going out and doing what I love to do. Of course, I'm no Bob Hope, but I mean that feeling that you never are old and have things to offer and can be useful to somebody. I always want to be useful, I have no intentions of retiring unless I should get sick or something should happen to my husband. Other than that I'm going to work until I fall over.
~ Dolly Parton.

I have found it to be true that the older I've become the better my life has become.
~ Doris Lessing.

Middle age: When you're sitting at home on Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.
~ Ogden Nash.

I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

I hope to die right in the middle of a song and right on the stage doing what I love to do. I hope to be about 120 when that happens.
~ Dolly Parton.

I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now.
~ Author Unknown.

If I see something sagging, bagging and dragging, I'm going to nip it, tuck it and suck it.
~ Dolly Parton.

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