Aging Quotes


You may find aging quotes to be a funny addition to any retirement card or letter.  Although no one wants to be reminded that they are getting old, it is entertaining to pick fun at them.  Why not send your retirement wishes with a little bit of amusement!  I mean, retirement usually happens when people hit a certain age, don’t they? 


Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Mark Twain


The years teach much which the days never knew.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

Chili Davis


Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.  We grow old by deserting our ideals.  Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.

Samuel Ullman


Age is an issue of mind over matter.  If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

Mark Twain


You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.

Douglas MacArthur


Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

Mark Twain, Following the Equator


'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.
Martha Graham


The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.
Jerry M. Wright


The time to begin most things is ten years ago.
Mignon McLaughlin



We hope you found these aging quotes as amusing as we did.  Feel free to use them for a little bit of comedic relief in your toast or poem.  Or maybe if you’re daring, face to face with the retiree!  Good luck and use these wisely!!!




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Additional Aging Quotes:

There's always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt.
Author Unknown


To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich


As we grow old…the beauty steals inward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Eleanor Roosevelt





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