A collection of quotes on age.
"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."
"Your tears come easy, when you're young, and beginning the world. Your tears come easy, when you're old, and leaving it."
“To a young heart everything is fun.”
"The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"It is books that teach us to refine our pleasures when young, and to recall them with satisfaction when we are old."
"The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young."
"It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it."
"Youth is wasted on the young."
"There is no sinner like a young saint."
"Thus we lead youth to church, they us to graves."
“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”
“I am not young enough to know everything.”
“I do not think, sir, you have any right to command me, merely because you are older than I, or because you have seen more of the world than I have; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.”
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
“With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone.”
“The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing. ”