Young men think old men fools and old men know young men to be so.

O for an engine to keep back all clocks.  Ben Jonson

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age. Victor Hugo

The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy. Helen Hayes (at age 73)

The tears of all old people are as terrible as those of children are natural. Balzac

Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.  Caryn Leschen

Don’t just be an aging female learn to be a real woman. Maya Angelou

Old women are different from everyone else. They say what they think. Ursula Le Guin

Old age ain’t no place for sissies. Bette Davis

Birthdays are good for you; the more you have, the longer you live.