“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. A man’s age represents a cargo of fine experiences and memories.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery.
“Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.” – Chili Davis.
“When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.” – Marty Bucella.
“Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” – Samuel Ullman.
“The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without capacity.” – Mark Twain.
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain.
“We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” – Emily Dickinson.
“Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty – they merely move it from their faces into their hearts.” – Martin Buxbaum.
“Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.” – Mark Twain.
“It is possible at any age to discover a lifelong desire you never know you had.” – Robert Brault.
“The process of maturing is an art to be learned, an effort to be sustained. By the age of frifty you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth.” – Marya Mannes.
“Grow old with me. The best is yet to be.” – Robert Browning.
“The trick is growing up without growing older.” – Casey Stengel.
“The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you have been.” – Madeleine L’Eagle.