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When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) British novelist and playwright.

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. [Merchant Of Venice]

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.


We pay when old for the excesses of youth.


An old-timer is one who remembers when it cost more to run a car than to park it.

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It is a toss up whether it is worse to be old and bent or young and broke.

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Every man is the creature of the age in which he lives; very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time.

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer and historian.

Old age may seem a long way off. But on the day it doesn't, it will be too late to do anything about it.

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