Avarice, in old age, is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end?
No lie ever reaches old age.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
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.
Not even old age knows how to love death.
Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills: they all take refuge in it.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
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.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessings previously secured.
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.
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
I worked hard in gymnastics since the time I was six years old until I retired at 23 years of age.
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.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.
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 may be getting old, but not foolish.