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A woman tells her doctor, 'I've got a bad back.' The doctor says, 'It's old age.' The woman says, 'I want a second opinion.' The doctor says: 'Okay - you're ugly as well.'

    Author: Tommy Cooper

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

    Author: Betty Friedan

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.

    Author: Maurice Chevalier

Not even old age knows how to love death.

    Author: Sophocles

Filth and old age, I'm sure you will agree, are powerful wardens upon chastity.

    Author: Geoffrey Chaucer

Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.

    Author: Emily Dickinson

From birth to death, anyone can fish. I just think it's fantastic to see old people going fishing with young people and teaching them things. I'm very, very critical.

    Author: Rex Hunt

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

    Author: Francis Bacon

Old men do it better. We're not so sensitive in certain areas.

    Author: Robert Plant

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.

    Author: Ira Gershwin

Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.

    Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Sure I'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself someday.

    Author: Lillian Gordy Carter

The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being.

    Author: Florida Scott-Maxwell

Old age is just a record of one's whole life.

    Author: Muhammad Ali

Pretend to be dumb, that's the only way to reach old age.

    Author: Friedrich Durrenmatt

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

    Author: Dorothy Canfield Fisher

The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too long.

    Author: A. J. P. Taylor

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.

    Author: Golda Meir

What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories.

    Author: W. Somerset Maugham

Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.

    Author: Booth Tarkington

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