Old Quotes

I was an old man when I was 12; and now I am an old man, and it’s splendid! (on his seventieth birthday)

The glance over cocktails That seemed to be so sweet Doesn’t seem quite so amorous Over Shredded Wheat.

The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.

I’ll never live to be as old as I look.

I’ve found a formula for avoiding these exaggerated fears of age; you take care of every day – let the calendar take care of the years.

Growing old is inevitable. Growing up is optional.

An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick

While there is a legend abroad in the land that advancing years mellow one and somehow bring out the kindlier impulses of one’s nature; and, that the countryside swarms with repentant Scrooges, the reality is that, when a bastard grows old, he simply becomes an old bastard.

I thought no more was needed Youth to prolong Than dumbbell and foil To keep the body young. Oh, who could have foretold – That the heart grows old?

The older I get the better I used to be.