An old man is twice a child.
- William Shakespeare
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
- H. L. Mencken
As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.
- Norman Wisdom
Young men want to be faithful and are not; old men want to be faithless and cannot.
- Oscar Wilde
Who shall be so bold as not to accept for absolute the limitation of his years, his experience and his age? Old age plants more wrinkles in the mind than in the face.
- Michel De Montaigne
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
- Jonathan Swift
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
The desires of our youth are the riches of our old age.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
- Muhammad Ali
To grew old is to pass from passion to compassion
- Albert Camus
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