Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"All diseases run into one, old age"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age"
"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind"
"Advice 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"
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
"Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries"
"Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face"
"How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete"
"Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair"
"Age is how we determine how valuable you are"
"After thirty, a body has a mind of its own"
"Age is a very high price to pay for maturity"
"In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us"
"As men get older, the toys get more expensive"
"After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money"
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country"
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength"
"When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality"
"Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week"
"As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost"
"Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do"
"In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long"
"We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave"
"He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled"
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her"