Monday, May 7, 2012

Quotes on Aging

Inspiring Quotes for All Ages

“Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. It is not a matter of ripe cheeks, red lips, supple knees; it is a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is a freshness of the deep springs of life. Youth means a temperamental predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite of adventure over the love of ease.” -Samuel Ullman

“In youth we learn; in age we understand.” Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach

“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.” -French proverb

“One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.” -Dorothy Canfield Fisher

“The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.” -Muhammad Ali

“It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older one climbs with surprising strides.” -George Sand

“The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded upon fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.” -William Lyon Phelps

By Lois Jamieson

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