The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
- H. L. Mencken
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Helen Rowland
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.
We don’t count a man’s years, until he has nothing else to count.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Young men want to be faithful and are not; old men want to be faithless and cannot.
- Oscar Wilde
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
- Jonathan Swift
A youngster makes friends with an old man, and he gets a better view of life.
- Frank M. Robinson
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
- Benjamin Disraeli
A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The desires of our youth are the riches of our old age.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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