Aphorisms by theme: Old

Average age is when you stop criticizing the old and start criticizing the young.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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By theme : Old Wit Youth
The counsels of the old, like the winter sun, shine, but give no heat.

Luc de Clapiers de Vauvenargues

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By theme : Old Wisdom
Old-aged people are not wise, they are simply careful.

Ernest Hemingway

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By theme : Old Wisdom
A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.

Jean Rostand

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By theme : Old
A woman is as old as she looks before breakfast.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Humor Old Wit Women
What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in abundance.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Old Youth
To be an adult is to be alone.

Jean Rostand

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By theme : Old Relations Society
How many persons fancy they have experience simply because they have grown old!

Stanislaus Leszczynski

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By theme : Knowledge Old Reason
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Life Old Youth
The young man who has not wept is a savage and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.

George Santayana

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By theme : Old Youth
At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.

George Orwell

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By theme : Behavior Life Old
The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.

Heinrich Heine

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By theme : Old Stupidity Wit Youth
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?

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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By theme : Character Old Thought
Rich women need not fear old age; their gold can always create about them any feelings necessary to their happiness.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Feelings Happiness Old Wealth Women
In youth we run into difficulties, in old age difficulties run into us.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Humor Old Youth
We accumulate our opinions at an age when our understanding is at its weakest.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Knowledge Old Psychology
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Old Wit Youth
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

Euripides

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By theme : Old
Memory is what makes us young or old.

Alfred de Musset

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By theme : Old Philosophy Psychology Youth
A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Men Old Wit Youth
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