Getting Older Sayings and Quotes

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


As you get older threee things happen. The first is your memory goes, and the I can't remember the other two.

Sir Norman Wisdom

There is absolutely nothing to be said in favor of growing old. There ought to be legislation against it.     

Patrick Moore

As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.

Robert Quillen

A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it.     

R. C. Ferguson

I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates..     

T. S. Eliot

The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been..

Madeleine L'Engle

You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old..

George Burns

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.

Unknown

We turn not older with years, but newer every day.

Emily Dickinson

As we grow older, our capacity for enjoyment shrinks, but not our appetite for it.     

Mignon McLaughlin

The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.

Jack Nicklaus

As a man grows older it is harder and harder to frighten him.

Jean Paul Richter

My mother always used to say, 'The older you get, the better you get, unless you're a banana'.

Betty White

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

H.L. Mencken

Some folks as they grow older grow wise but most folks simply grow stubborner.     

Josh Billings

There are compensations for growing older. One is the realization that to be sporting isn't at all necessary. It is a great relief to reach this stage of wisdom.     

Cornelia Otis Skinner

As we grow older, we must discipline ourselves to continue expanding, broadening, learning, keeping out minds active and open.     

Clint Eastwood

As we grow older we grow both more foolish and wiser at the same time.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

I have found it to be true that the older I've become the better my life has become.

Rush Limbaugh

One of the good things about getting older is you find you're more interesting than most of the people you meet.     

Lee Marvin

Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is.     

Kenny Rogers

You know you're getting old when you can pinch an inch on your forehead.

John Mendoza

IF YOU'RE ALWAYS BATTLING AGAINST GETTING OLDER, YOU'RE ALWAYS GOING TO BE UNHAPPY, BECAUSE IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN ANYHOW.

Mitch Albom

BUT I'M KIND OF COMFORTABLE WITH GETTING OLDER BECAUSE IT'S BETTER THAN THE OTHER OPTION, WHICH IS BEING DEAD. SO I'LL TAKE GETTING OLDER.     

George Clooney

AS YOU GET OLDER, YOU LOOK AT THINGS DIFFERENTLY.     

Brett Favre

AS YOU GET OLDER, YOU'RE ALWAYS MATURING, YOU'RE ALWAYS LEARNING SOMETHING NEW ABOUT YOURSELF.

Troy Vincent

YOU DON'T GET OLDER, YOU GET BETTER.

Shirley Bassey

Everything changes as you get older - your mind, your body, the way you view the world.

Antonio Banderas

As you grow older, you learn to understand life a little better.

Solomon Burke

The older I get, the more open-minded I get, the less judgmental I get.     

Gwyneth Paltrow

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