# Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone. – Jim Fiebig
# Age has extremely little to do with anything that matters. The difference between one age and other is, as a rule, enormously exaggerated. – Rose McCaulay (Dangerous Ages)
# Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
# Age is of no importance unless you are a cheese. – Billie Burke
# Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age. – Florida Scott-Maxwell
# The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. – Doug Larson
# Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. – Franz Kafka
# Anyone who stops learning is old, whether this happens at twenty or eight. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young, but becomes constantly more valuable regardless of physical capacity. – Harvey Ullman
# At age 20, we worry about what others think of us.
At 40, we don’t care what they think of us.
At 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking about us at all. – Jock Falkson
# The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts and we grow happier as we grow older. – William Lyon Phelps
# Children are a great comfort in your old age–and they help you reach it faster, too. – Lionel Kauffman
# The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning you’re not old. – Rosalyn S. Yalow
# Denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood. – Logan Pearsall Smith
# A friend of Oliver Wendell Holmes asked him why he had take up the study of Greek at the age of ninety-four. Holmes replied, “Well, my good sir, it’s now or never.” – Quoted in He Still Moves Stones by Lucado