There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty
Old men need applause too
When you get real old, honey, you realizre there are certain things that just don't matter anymore. You lay it all on the table. There's a saying: Only little children and old folks tell the truth.
It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven't thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity - but actually it's about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial.
The older I get, the more I believe in what I can't explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable.
Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.
It (The New York Times) reads like it was edited by two elderly sociologists, one of whom has been dead for many years
Sure I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself someday.
At 60 the sexual preoccupation, when it hits you, seems sometimes sharper, as if it were an elderly malady, like gout.
Is not old wine wholesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood burns brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweetheart, are surest, and old lovers are soundest