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Growing Old Quotes

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The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

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A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides

A man growing old becomes a child again.
- Sophocles

 

But time growing old teaches all things.
- Aeschylus

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy
person has no time to form.
- Andre Maurois

The mere process of growing old together will make
the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
- Edward Koch

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What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing
wise with age? Every age can be enchanting,
provided you live within it.
- Brigitte Bardot

Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is.
- Kenny Rogers

You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished.
To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Growing old is not growing up.
- Douglas Horton

What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages.
Our best institutions are like young trees growing
upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I am growing old, and my future, so to speak,
is already behind me.
- George Wald

I look forward to growing old and wise and audacious.
- Glenda Jackson

Nothing makes one old so quickly as the ever-present
thought that one is growing older.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
- Henri Matisse

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
- Chili Davis

Breaking with old friends is one of the most painful
of the changes in all that piling up of a multitude
of small distasteful changes that constitutes growing older.
- John Dos Passos

I was on the set when I was five years old with Spencer Tracy.
A lot of what I learned growing up in terms of artistry is very clean,
very tidy, very organized.
- Robert Blake

If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old.
You will just keep growing.
- Gail Sheehy

For me, the great problem growing up in England was
that I had a very narrow concept of what God can be,
and it was damn close to an old man with a beard.
- John Cleese

Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth...
suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood
than growing old gracefully.
- Julie Burchill

I think for a woman, the hardest thing about growing
old is becoming invisible.
There's something very front and center about being young.
- Amy Grant

I had assumed that I would age with all my friends growing old around me,
dying off very gradually one by one.
And here was a plague that cut them off so early.
- Thom Gunn

The clock never stops, never stops, never waits.
We're growing old.
It's getting late.
- Ben Folds

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old.
- Mary H. Waldrip

Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for
a crime you haven't committed.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

In some cases I feel like they haven't appreciated
enough that growing up doesn't mean boring and old and not full of life.
I like to talk about that also.
- Jody Watley

No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
- Sophocles

Quite a lot of our contemporary culture is actually
shot through with a resentment of limits and the passage of time,
anger at what we can't do, fear or even disgust at growing old.
- Rowan Williams

I like the idea of growing old gracefully and full of wrinkles...
like Audrey Hepburn.
- Natalie Imbruglia

If the infinity of the sea may call out thus,
perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him,
too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious;
and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It's great.
I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out,
but I'm not complaining,...
Those who find growing old terrible are people who
haven't done what they wanted with their lives.
- Martha Gellhorn

The healthcare bill not only is a monstrosity in terms
of growing the government and cutting out the private sector,
the way it was passed was sleazy.
Every old Washington trick was used to pass the healthcare bill.
- Lindsey Graham

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions.
I had Barbie Goes Rambo.
- Zoe Saldana

I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.
- Tina Turner

I was growing up listening to Queen.
Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
- Gary Cherone

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing
up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
- Peter Medawar

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

I think growing up is difficult and it's a process
that I'm always interested in,
with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.
- Alice Hoffman

When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up,
with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.
- Heather Locklear

I was a handful growing up.
- Olivia Wilde

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that
our growing economy needs without increasing emissions.
This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy.
- Michael Burgess

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

The march of science and technology does not imply
growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people.
It often means the opposite.
- Thomas Sowell

As a kid growing up in the little city of Sault Ste.
Marie, Ontario, I dreamed of one day playing in the NHL,
but never did I expect it to be as much fun as it turned out to be.
- Ron Francis

When I was growing up there was a product made by Sony
called the Sony Walkman -
a rage,
everyone had to have one.
Well, you don't hear about the Walkman anymore.
- Kevin Rollins

Europe has united, China is growing speedily and Russia
possesses immense power in terms of fuel resources.
The US administration cannot do anything about it.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl,
as opposed to some other, different kind.
And I think that made a great deal of difference to
me growing up and in my life afterward.
- Elena Kagan

When you grow up on film, people sometimes have difficulties
accepting the fact that you are growing up.
They always imagine you younger.
- Michelle Trachtenberg

I don't think I ever set my goals that high.
As a kid growing up I just wanted an opportunity to
race and to be able to make a living doing it.
It just came together.
- Larry Dixon

As a Latino growing up in Spanish harlem,
it's not easy trying not to be hot-headed.
- Erik Estrada

The story that I wanna tell is pretty much about the way I grew up.
Being bi-racial, growing up in a big city and being an artist.
- Lenny Kravitz

I had a great time with baseball growing up.
I was lucky to grow up with it and to learn.
- Nick Johnson

When I was 24 I went to Nigeria and it was such a culture shock,
growing up in Australia and suddenly being the only
white man in this unit full of black men.
- Bruce Beresford

So many have been growing with us from the very beginning of our career.
Others are brand new to us.
- Eydie Gorme

Bahrain 's margin of freedom is growing day after day
as we head into the future with steady steps.
- Hamad bin Isla Al Khalifi

I knew I wanted to be an actor when I was growing up,
really.
So when I decided to go to university instead of drama school,
it was with the intention of becoming an actor afterwards.
- Hugh Dancy

Life seemed so simple and joyous when I was growing up.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime,
facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud,
tax evasion, and other nefarious activities.
- Ron Lewis

Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic
experience that can affect every aspect of a child's life,
growth, and development.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard


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