"It is a sobering thought, that when Mozart was my age he had been dead for two years."
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"When you get to fifty-two food becomes more important than sex."
"The real sadness of fifty is not that you change so much but that you change so little."
"I have found it to be true that the older I've become the better my life has become."
"Whatever poet, orator, or sage may say of it, old age is still old age."
"When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over."
"Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough."
"Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth."
"Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long."
"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form."
"Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation."
"Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do."
"Being seventy is not a sin."
"The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom."
"Don't just count your years, make your years count."
"How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year!"
"We are not limited by our old ages; we are liberate by it."
"Minds ripen at very different ages."
"Nature should have been pleased to have made this age miserable, without making it also ridiculous."
"Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face."
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