“By the time you re thirty, your worst enemy is yourself.”

— Chuck Palahniuk, Choke, Share via Whatsapp

“A man that is young in years may be old in hours if he have lost no time. ”

— Francis Bacon, Share via Whatsapp

“It is a bad idea to live too long. Few carry it off well.”

— Charles Frazier, Thirteen Moons, Share via Whatsapp

“doubt is the privilege of those who have lived a long time,”

— José Saramago, Caim, Share via Whatsapp

“Sweet sixteen is when the claws come out.”

— Hannah Capin, Foul Is Fair, Share via Whatsapp

“I am not young enough to know everything.”

— Oscar Wilde, Share via Whatsapp

“Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.”

— Mark Twain, Share via Whatsapp

“I am aware I sound like a Marxist Victor Meldrew but, guess what, I m over 50 and I don t give a fuck.”

— Mark Thomas, 100 Acts of Minor Dissent, Share via Whatsapp

“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”

— H.L. Mencken, Share via Whatsapp

“At 50, everyone has the face he deserves.”

— George Orwell, Share via Whatsapp

“Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us.”

— C.S. Lewis, Share via Whatsapp

“Age isn t how old you are but how old you feel.”

— Gabriel García Márquez, Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Share via Whatsapp

“You get old and you realize there are no answers, just stories.”

— Garrison Keillor, Pontoon, Share via Whatsapp

“Thirty--the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.”

— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Share via Whatsapp

“I was tired of seeing the Graces always depicted as beautiful young things. I think wisdom comes with age and life and pain. And knowing what matters.”

— Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace, Share via Whatsapp

“With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone.”

— Oscar Wilde, Share via Whatsapp

“Now, five years is nothing in a man s life except when he is very young and very old... - Wang Lung”

— Pearl S. Buck, The Good Earth, Share via Whatsapp