"From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to die with life."
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"How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete."
"Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art."
"I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved."
"The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important."
"The trouble with our age is that it is all signpost and no destination."
"As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish."
"Few people know how to be old."
"Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth."
"O what a thing is age! Death without death's quiet."
"The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball."
"It is a sobering thought, that when Mozart was my age he had been dead for two years."
"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."
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