Age Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old age quotes, age sayings, and age proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


People say that age is just a state of mind. I say it's more about the state of your body.

Geoffrey Parfitt

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

Mark Twain

In youth we learn; in age we understand.     

Ebner-Eschenbach

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow up.     

Tryon Edwards

Age does not make us childish, as some say it only finds us true children still.

Johann Von Goethe

Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.     

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Age is no guarantee of maturity.

Lawana Blackwell

Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.     

Groucho Marx

Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese.

Billie Burke

Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.     

Joan Collins

Age does not matter if the matter does not age.

Carlos P. Romulo

Age carries all things away even the mind.

Publius Vergilius Maro Virgil

Age attacks when we least expect it.

Terri Guillemets

Sometimes age succeeds, sometimes it fails. It depends on you.     

Ravensara Noite

Age is like the newest version of a software it has a bunch of great new features but you lost all the cool features the original version had.

Carrie Latet

Age swallows our childhood.     

Terri Guillemets

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.

Tom Wilson

Age is a matter of feeling...not of years.     

George William Curtis

Age is opportunity no less, Than youth itself, through in another dress.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Age is wisdom if one has lived ones life properly.

Miriam Makeba

Age is information failure. The body loses fluency.

Jeanette Winterson

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.     

J. K. Rowling

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Paulo Coelho

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.

Muhammad Ali

Age is getting to know all the ways the world turns, so that if you cannot turn the world the way you want, you can at least, get out of the way so you won't get run over.

Miriam Makeba

The surest sign of age is loneliness.     

Amos Bronson Alcott

I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can.     

Rita Mae Brown

Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.     

Ralph B. Perry

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Age is like love, it cannot be hid

Thomas Dekker