Quotes

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting out ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Samuel Ullman

We spend our lives on the run: we get up by the clock, eat and sleep by the clock, get up again, go to work – and then we retire. And what do they give us? A bloody clock.
Dave Allen

I refuse to admit I’m more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate.
Lady Nancy Astor

Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Kurt Vonnegut

The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Oscar Wilde

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Lucille Ball

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
George Burns

If I were younger, I’d know more.
James Barrie

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you was?
Satchel Paige

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