“ Age is not important unless you're a cheese. ”

- Helen Hayes

“ Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. ”

- Jeanne Moreau

“ Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Old minds are like old horses you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order. ”

- John Adams

“ Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. ”

- Henry Ford

“ Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. ”

- Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“ Adults are obsolete children. ”

- Dr. Seuss

“ There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. ”

- Sophia Loren

“ Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man. ”

- James Thurber

“ You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old. ”

- George Burns

“ True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. ”

- Kurt Vonnegut

“ I think women should start to embrace their age. What's the alternative to getting older? You die. I can't change the day I was born. But I can take care of my skin, my body, my mind, and try to live my life and be happy. ”

- Olivia Munn

“ Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. ”

- Pope John XXIII

“ Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light. ”

- Dylan Thomas

“ A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father. ”

- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“ We were never supposed to live until 40. We were built to self-destruct at 30, whether from cancer or mental illness. We're all going way beyond our expiration date. ”

- Douglas Coupland

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

- Emily Dickinson

“ Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. ”

- Samuel Ullman

“ Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates. ”

- T. S. Eliot