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I wasted time, and now time doth waste me.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. [Merchant Of Venice]
The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
We do not count a man's years until he has nothing else to count.
Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent protects you from age.
We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage.
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.
Methuselah lived to be 969 years old . You boys and girls will see more in the next fifty years than Methuselah saw in his whole lifetime.
How people keep correcting us when we are young! There is always some bad habit or other they tell us we ought to get over. Yet most bad habits are tools to help us through life.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
We do not stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are.
An old young man, will be a young old man.
Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. [2 Corinthians 4:16]
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
If you wouldn't live long, live well; for folly and wickedness shorten life.
At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
We grow neither better or worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.
I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
Don't just count your years, make your years count.
Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem -- in my opinion -- to characterize our age.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame.
The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain.
Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, age don't matter.
We must not take the faults of our youth with us into old age, for age brings along its own defects.
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.
I have lived long enough. My way of life is to fall into the sere, the yellow leaf, and that which should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends I must not look to have.
To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.
Nature is full of freaks, and now puts an old head on young shoulders, and then takes a young heart heating under fourscore winters.
Father Time is not always a hard parent, and, though he tarries for none of his children, often lays his hand lightly upon those who have used him well; making them old men and women inexorably enough, but leaving their hearts and spirits young and in full vigor. With such people the gray head is but the impression of the old fellow's hand in giving them his blessing, and every wrinkle but a notch in the quiet calendar of a well-spent life.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets the more interested he is in her.
A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young; not her face.
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made.
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

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