Favorite Quotations ~  Age, 2 Talking to Alzheimer's

"Old age is life's parody." ~ Simone de Beauvoir

Life Is a Celebration

Sex appeal is in your heart and head. I'll be sexy no matter how old or how my body changes. ~ Sonia Bragia

Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked. ~ Pearl S. Buck

By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it.~ George Burns

If wrinkles must be written upon your brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old. ~ James Garfield

Nobody went out to pasture, and a lot of people are doing their best work. Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, and Sting are at the top of their game. I mean, Tony Bennett is the coolest guy I ever met! We have to figure out how to break out of this age ghetto. ~ Bonnie Raitt

My secret for staying young is good food, plenty of rest, and a makeup man with a spray gun. ~ Bob Hope, My Life in Jokes, 2003

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. ~ Abraham Lincoln

I refuse to admit that I am more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate. ~ Nancy Astor

I plan on growing old much later in life, or maybe not at all. ~ Patty Carey

When I am an old woman, I shall wear purple. ~ Jenny Joseph

Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. ~ George William Curtis

First you are young; then you are middle-aged; then you are old; then you are wonderful. ~ Diana Cooper

If you get to a certain age, all people want to know about you is people you knew. ...An American student once said to me, you know, isn't it extraordinary that I am alive and you're not dead. ~ Stephen Spender

Many people do not reach their eighties because they spend too much time in their forties. ~ Salvador Dali

If you haven't turned rebel by twenty you've got no heart; if you haven't turned establishment by thirty you've got no brains. ~ Kevin Spacey

Everybody who ages is going to be their own problem-solver. ~ Barbara Beskind