Aphorisms, sayings and quotes    



Old age comes suddenly; one day you get up in the morning and see that everything is white around.
Jules Renard
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By theme : Old  

Average age is when you stop criticizing the old and start criticizing the young.
Laurence Johnston Peter
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By theme : Old   Wit     Youth    

The counsels of the old, like the winter sun, shine, but give no heat.
Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues
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By theme : Old   Wisdom    

Old-aged people are not wise, they are simply careful.
Ernest Hemingway
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By theme : Old   Wisdom    

A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
Jean Rostand
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By theme : Old  

A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme : Humor     Old   Wit     Women    

What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in abundance.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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By theme : Old   Youth    

To be an adult is to be alone.
Jean Rostand
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By theme : Old   Relations     Society    

How many persons fancy they have experience simply because they have grown old!
Stanislaus Leszczynski
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By theme : Knowledge     Old   Reason    

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme : Life     Old   Youth    

The young man who has not wept is a savage and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
George Santayana
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By theme : Old   Youth    

At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.
George Orwell
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By theme : Behavior     Life     Old  

The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.
Heinrich Heine
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By theme : Old   Stupidity     Wit     Youth    

Avarice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey`s end?
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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By theme : Character     Old   Thought    

Rich women need not fear old age; their gold can always create about them any feelings necessary to their happiness.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme : Feelings     Happiness     Old   Wealth     Women    

In youth we run into difficulties, in old age difficulties run into us.
Henry Wheeler Shaw
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By theme : Humor     Old   Youth    

We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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By theme : Knowledge     Old   Psychology    

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme : Humor     Old   Wit     Youth    

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Euripides
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By theme : Old  

Memory is what makes us young or old.
Alfred de Musset
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By theme : Old   Philosophy     Psychology     Youth    

 
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