Age quotes and sayings
I'm often asked where my nickname 'Kun' comes from. My parents says it was a Japanese cartoon I used to watch on television when I was very young, set in the Stone Age, where the main character was a boy called Kum Kum, the little caveman.
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Our age is before all things a practical one. It demands of us all clear and tangible results of our work.
Martin Luther King said it was time to inject a new dimension of love into the veins of human civilization. I don't think anyone is calling Martin Luther King a New Age woo-woo.
Washington in the summer is a never-ending stream of tour groups and packs of students, here to swarm the monuments, stroll the National Mall, and learn about our nation's history and government.
Kristen Soltis Anderson
I knew from my youngest age I wanted to be a fashion designer. I was always draping fabric and working with color palettes.
I'm a '70s mom, and my daughter is a '90s mom. I know a lot of women my age who are real computer freaks.
I think love can happen at any age... it has no age.
Shah Rukh Khan
We should not be worried about age when it comes to love and attraction.
Racism is endemic to the human condition, just as stupidity is. We will always have to be on guard against it. But now it is recognized as a scourge, as the crowning immorality of our age and our history.
And I'm afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust.
Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office.
We now enter a new age of American history, and the question to be answered is this: Will we restore the republic our forefathers created, or will we allow it to be annihilated by those who hate America, its history, and all it stands for?
Augustus Sol Invictus
This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school.
If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
B. F. Skinner
My feet are like something from another age - prehistoric and troll-like. I keep expecting them to talk, they have that much character.
The ultimate lesson is that there is no immunity, no matter our age or the size of our retirement account, from going through constant cycles of integration and disintegration in which we are humbled and hopefully set to rights with the world again.
Our age knows nothing but reaction, and leaps from one extreme to another.
You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.
Pearl S. Buck
Age is no issue to me. I think 50 is the new 30 and 70 is the new 50. There are no rules that say you have to dress a certain way or be a certain way.
Being healthy is something I learned from a very young age. Looking after yourself on the inside helps with your energy, makes your skin glow, and changes your whole outlook on life.
At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.
Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won't be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves. I think at any age or any social class, that's present.
T. S. Eliot
I've never been particularly aware of my age. It's like being on a bicycle - I just put my foot down and keep going.
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
H. L. Mencken
I started at such a young age learning every style of music, the country and the bluegrass and the western swing and the rock - everything.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
Miguel de Unamuno
Peroxide' is a mix of everything I have experienced from the age of 15 until now with themes of break ups, first love, growing up - all the sorts of things that you experience at that age.
Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
Everything I read about hitting a midlife crisis was true. I had such a struggle letting go of youthful things and learning how to exist and have enthusiasm while settling into the comfort of an older age.
I reached my full height at age 11, and I was clumsy as all get-out - all elbows and knees, couldn't get up a flight of stairs without falling down. I wanted to be a cute, petite blonde, but I'm a big ol' strapping thing, so I just accept it.
Slavery is America's original sin and was the great global injustice of that age.
Mum didn't have shoes. She was the eldest of 10 kids, and some nights they went without food. That's why, from a young age, I wanted to work hard and change that cycle, to provide not only for my parents but my siblings, too.
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
At the age when other children, I imagine, experience their first 'feeling' for a person, or for art, or for religion, I was affectionate, good, and even pious: by that I mean that under the influence of my mother, I was devoted to the Child Jesus.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
I'm not easily scared; from the age of 8, I learned what it means to have everything you know taken away and what it means to persevere. I approach politics the same way.
From the age of seven, I was destined to be a legend, to be the world's most popular fighter.
There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age.
John Agyekum Kufuor
I would never bet against Peyton Manning. You know about the age and the neck and the strength. But I had George Blanda, and as he got older, he got smarter, and he just got rid of the ball quicker. I watch Peyton, and I see George Blanda.
Second to agriculture, humbug is the biggest industry of our age.
I don't mind my age.
It's the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
In the information age, you don't teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he'd have a talk show.
There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
I feel like women are asked their age more than men.
When you are young, do not get involved in steady dating. When you reach an age where you think of marriage, then is the time to become so involved.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.
Our responsibility in life is not to lie around and wait for things to happen. Our responsibility in life is to work. Life is getting out and getting things done. When people say they're over-the-hill at age 50, I don't understand it.
Actually, I was more or less determined to be a theoretical physicist at the age of thirteen.
I think it's nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It's a fair exchange.
Those who do not know how to fight worry die young.
My mother is getting up there in age, and sometimes I go visit her in Florida. I cook for all of her friends. Sometimes I have to avoid the table because I do not want to hear what they're talking about.
After thirty, a body has a mind of its own.
In age of consumerism and materialism, I traffic in blue sky and colored air.
Most fears are basic: fear of the dark, fear of going down in the basement, fear of weird sounds, fear that somebody is waiting for you in your closet. Those kinds of things stay with you no matter what age.
R. L. Stine
Leadership in telecommunications is also essential, since we are now in the age of e-commerce.
Being confident is the key to life. Don't be afraid to be you! I'm super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I'm OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself.
Now I am in my eighties, and I have known the joys and sorrows of a full life. Age, however, has its privileges. One is to reminisce, and another is to reminisce selectively.
The formula for achieving middle-class success is simple: Finish high school; don't have a child before the age of 20; and get married before having the child.
I don't really care how many yards I throw for; as long as we score more points than the guys we're playing.
My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s.
I'll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.
It hurt me a great deal. It put a lot of pressure on me because I was at a young age and the writers around here and throughout the league starting comparing me to Cobb. It put a lot of pressure on me.
Age shouldn't affect you. It's just like the size of your shoes - they don't determine how you live your life! You're either marvellous or you're boring, regardless of your age.
Save your money. You're going to need twice as much money in your old age as you think.
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When kids are young, before the age of ten, there is a critical window of opportunity when their habits and motivations can be influenced.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
Iraq was home of the Abbasid Caliphate, a golden age when the Muslim world was at the forefront of math, science and medicine.
It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
I lived in a homeless shelter. That's what I mean when I say I've been in situations where people need help. I don't remember my exact age, but I remember there were two bunk beds and five of us in there: me, my three sisters and my mum.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
I started to respect older actors when I was young and then contemporary actors later on. Then I learned respect for comedy. When I was first doing theater, I thought of it as just a means to become Sarah Bernhardt or someone like that. But acting with young people has been a great learning experience.
We have to have a diversity of age represented in Congress, too.
Is someone different at age 18 or 60? I believe one stays the same.
My dad grew up in western Nebraska. I'd visit all the time as a kid, and it's very much like the Wild West. It felt to me like a cowboy movie. Stuff like that made me become this dreamer at a young age.
Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
The full retirement age is 67 and the lifespan is 80, so when they first conceived Social Security, they didn't think they were going to be paying benefits for 13-15 years. That's one of the reasons why this pyramid scheme isn't working.
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