Funny Sayings About Old Age

by | Jan 21, 2008 | Uncategorized | 5 comments

    • I guess I don’t mind so much being old, as I mind being fat and old. – Peter Gabriel
    • Don’t worry about avoiding temptation – as you grow older, it starts avoiding you.
      ~Author Unknown
    • I’m 59 and people call me middle aged. How many 118 year old men do you know? -Barry Cryer
    • Growing old is like…
      Being increasingly penalized ,
      For a crime you have not committed!
      Anthony Powell

  • I’m not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel. ~Elizabeth Arden
  • We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. ~George Bernard Shaw
  • Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. ~Truman Capote
  • I can’t understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. — George Burns
  • Old age is when you keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.
    – Lillian Carter
  • I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up. —Harry Hershfield
  • When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then and I’m labeled senile. — George Burns
  • Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
  • We’ve put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.
  • Old age takes away what we’ve inherited and gives us what we’ve earned.
    Gerald Brenan
  • Old people like to give good advice, as solace for no longer being able to provide bad examples.” La Rochefoucauld
  • You’re not 70, you’re 20 with 50 years experience.
  • The age of a woman doesn’t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  • Old age comes at a bad time. —San Banducci
  • The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. —Madeleine L’Engle
  • Getting older means, becoming the person you are meant to be.”
    Julie Hebert
  • o me old age is 15 years older than I am.
  • “I’m very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.” Woody Allen
  • “You know you’re getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you’re down there.” George Burns.
  • I smoke 10 to 15 cigars a day, at my age I have to hold on to something. ~ George Burns
  • “I don’t plan to grow old gracefully. I plan to have face-lifts until my ears meet.” Rita Rudner.
  • You know you’re getting old when you can pinch an inch on your forehead. ~ John Mendoza
  • When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick. ~ George Burns
  • I wouldn’t say that you’re old…
    …you’ve just been young longer than most of us.
  • About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.
  • The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured. —Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Inside every older person is a younger person – wondering what the hell happened. ~ Cora Harvey Armstrong