t is one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem.
- Lord Byron
One aged man – one man – cannot fill a house.
- Robert Frost
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
- Theodore Roosevelt
You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
- Bob Hope
We don’t count a man’s years, until he has nothing else to count.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition, youth and age are equally a burden.
An old man is twice a child.
- William Shakespeare
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
- Jonathan Swift
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
- Benjamin Disraeli
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
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