A youth of sensuality and intemperance delivers over to old age a worn-out body.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
So people think I've been lying about my age all this time, It's the records that are wrong. I've never once told anyone how old I am.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills: they all take refuge in it.
I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
Education is the best provision for old age.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.
Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.
Many believe - and I believe - that I have been designated for this work by God. In spite of my old age, I do not want to give it up; I work out of love for God and I put all my hope in Him.
I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age.