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Positive Quotes about Aged

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A new friend is like new wine;
when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure.
- Ecclesiastes 9:10

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How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young,
the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

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How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the
ruins of Troy and so do we all,
whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
- Angela Carter

Generation X is dead.
It has come to mean anyone aged 13 to 55 years old.
- William Gibson

 

I hate most of what constitutes rock music,
which is basically middle-aged crap.
- Sting

Just like those who are incurably ill,
the aged know everything about their dying except exactly when.
- Philip Roth

One aged man - one man - can't fill a house.
- Robert Frost

Europe to me is young people trying to appear middle-aged
and middle-aged people trying to appear young.
- Mike Myers

We know we are entering a period of transformation in aged care.
- Julie Bishop

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.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead,
he is telling the literal truth.
- Elmer Davis

You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older.
Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman:
Stuff you pay good money for in later life.
- Emo Philips

There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when
the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct
proportion with the years.
- John Phillips Marquand

The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth
longs only for what is dazzling.
- Petrarch

I had always said to myself that forty was the cut
off point of my apprenticeship which may for some people
sound like a very long one,
but the novel as art is a middle-aged art.
- Jane Rule

The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity
or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
- C. S. Lewis

I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man,
just a mortal with potential of a superman.
I'm living on.
- David Bowie

I once aged 90 years old in one episode.
- DeForest Kelley

Ten-year-old boys move differently than middle-aged women,
who move differently than athletic guys,
who move differently than government bureaucrats.
- Brad Bird

Men who are orthodox when they are young are in danger
of being middle-aged all their lives.
- Walter Lippmann

My biggest kick comes from the individual fans I run into.
Middle-aged men ask me when we're going to do more Johnny Quest cartoons.
- Joseph Barbera

Middle-aged women have greater stability,
they are more loyal, and their capacity for steady
work is greater than that of younger women.
- Kate Smith

People that are orthodox when they are young are in
danger of being middle-aged all their lives.
- Walter Lippmann

He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held
to his middle-aged breast.
- Herbert Gold

Nostalgia, the vice of the aged.
We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.
- Angela Carter

I'm not always in that good with middle-aged heterosexual men.
- Kathy Griffin

Not for a moment, beautiful aged Walt Whitman,
have I failed to see your beard full of butterflies.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

You can (be a middle-aged comic) if you work very hard at it,
because comedy is really hard.
- Andrew Denton

Community care is a fundamental, an essential,
an enduring part of our aged care system.
- Julie Bishop

You might as well ask why a middle-aged man with no
criminal record might put a paper bag over his head and rob a bank.
I acted out of personal desperation.
- Aldrich Ames

Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now
claimed exclusively by the young.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

My writing day has grown shorter as I've aged,
although it seems to produce the same number of pages.
- Anne Tyler

I dress up as a middle-aged prostitute and do a game show.
- Paul O'Grady

Two aged men, that had been foes for life,
Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They
washed away the memory of their strife;
Then wept again the loss of all those years.
- Jean Paul

No matter how old a mother is she watches her middle-aged
children for signs of improvement.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in
the keeping of their wits.
- Hervey Allen

Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
- Kin Hubbard

An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick,
unless soul clap its hands and sing,
and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.
- William Butler Yeats

An aged rabbi, crazed with liberalism,
once said to me, We Jews are just ordinary human beings.
Only a bit more so!
- Lionel Blue

Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand
for health and aged care services.
- Julie Bishop

I don't have any children, I have four middle-aged people.
- Dick Van Dyke

If you're middle aged...
where're you going to go to meet someone? You're not going to go to a bar,
you're not going to go to a night club;
and there are the museums.
- Elizabeth Perkins

The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing,
contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high,
have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon.
- Robert Fortune

Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged
person has likely learned how to have a little fun
in spite of his troubles.
- Don Marquis

Public and employer opinion often defeat society's
best interests with a prejudice against middle-aged women.
- Kate Smith

With care, and skill, and cunning art,
She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay,
Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There's a crystallization that goes on in a poem which
the young man can bring off,
but which the middle-aged man can't.
- John Updike

I'm officially middle-aged.
I don't need drugs anymore, thank God.
I can get the same effect just by standing up real fast.
- Jonathan Katz

I've aged, but grown up? No.
- Jake Lloyd

A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place
where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.
- Thomas Hardy

I am a struggling writer.
A middle-aged man with two little kids and I'm just trying to earn a living.
So buy this book - or my kids will have to go to foster care.
- Christopher Darden

Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged heart.
- William Pitt

I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children,
and what an inhuman world without the aged.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There are some scary statistics out there:
one in five kids aged 10-17 have received a sexual
solicitation or approach via the Internet.
- Mark Kennedy

Almost all my middle-aged and elderly acquaintances,
including me, feel about 25, unless we haven't had our coffee,
in which case we feel 107.
- Martha Beck

When those waiters ask me if I want some fresh ground pepper,
I ask if they have any aged pepper.
- Andy Rooney

Younger players in this music often turn out to be middle aged;
it is not a young music.
- Derek Bailey

After the outbreak of war, in April 1940,
we left Geneva with our three children aged 4 years,
2 years and 2 weeks only to become part of the disordered
refugee crowds fleeing across France from the German army.
- James Meade

There are two barriers that often prevent communication
between the young and their elders.
The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact
that they themselves are no longer young.
The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the
middle aged are still alive.
- Jessamyn West

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.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I've always said, since I got to know him and wrote about him,
that he's the generation he least appeals to is his
own and I think in many ways he was born middle-aged
and that's become apparent in recent years.
- Anthony Holden

I reluctantly left the series because a) my age.
I'm 68 tomorrow and time is very precious for me to
spend time at home with my family and especially with the grandchildren.
They're aged 7 and 5.
After three years I became homesick for my home.
- Richard Briers

I do still get the odd fan letter about The Good Life,
clearly written by somebody aged 18,
who says: Will you send a photograph? And I think:
Maybe it's kinder not to.
I'm deeply into my 50s now.
- Felicity Kendal

Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless.
The end of every episode is the end of the world.
But the power of hoping through everything,
the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures,
that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The tree was evidently aged, from the size of its stem.
It was about six feet high, the branches came out from
the stem in a regular and symmetrical manner,
and it had all the appearance of a tree in miniature.
- Robert Fortune

I retire to make way for an abler man.
In my four years as attorney general I have aged about ten years,
but when I have get back to the practice of law,
I hope to show those lawyers that I still have some vitality left.
- Alexander Henry

My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United
States for increased aging population and,
according to a national report, 41st in overall health.
According to this same report, individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy.
- Howard Coble

None can less afford to delay than the aged sinner.
Now is the time.
Now or never.
You have, as it were, one foot already in the grave.
Your opportunities will soon be over.
Strive, then, I entreat you, to enter in at the strait gate.
- Archibald Alexander


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