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You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.

Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
No one is so old as to think he cannot live one more year.
Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.
The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish.
I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me.
Most people think that aging is irreversible and we know that there are mechanisms even in the human machinery that allow for the reversal of aging, through correction of diet, through anti-oxidants, through removal of toxins from the body, through exercise, through yoga and breathing techniques, and through meditation.
The way you think, the way you behave, the way you eat, can influence your life by 30 to 50 years.
You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology.
Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.
An aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven.
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
My time has been passed viciously and agreeably; at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that Carpe Diem is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds -- for who can trust to tomorrow?
A lady of a certain age, which means certainly aged.
I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
It was one of the deadliest and heaviest feelings of my life to feel that I was no longer a boy. From that moment I began to grow old in my own esteem --and in my esteem age is not estimable.
A man of eighty has outlived probably three new schools of painting, two of architecture and poetry and a hundred in dress.
What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
Of all the barbarous middle ages, that which is most barbarous is the middle age of man! it is -- I really scarce know what; but when we hover between fool and sage, and don't know justly what we would be at -- a period something like a printed page, black letter upon foolscap, while our hair grows grizzled, and we are not what we were.
How can I die? I'm booked.
Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese
It's good to be here. At 98, it's good to be anywhere.
We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.
Old men should have more care to end life well than to live long.
She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years.
The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
We lose our hair, our teeth! Our bloom, our ideals.
To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.
Old age is the verdict of life.
Since it is the Other within us who is old, it is natural that the revelation of our age should come to us from outside --from others. We do not accept it willingly.
People of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon and seldom drive business home to it's conclusion, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Age will not be defied.
I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming that comes when you finish the life of the emotions and of personal relations; and suddenly find - at the age of fifty, say - that a whole new life has opened before you, filled with things you can think about, study, or read about...It is as if a fresh sap of ideas and thoughts was rising in you.