“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

“You don t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.”

— Michael Pritchard, Share via Whatsapp

“People tend to find books when they are ready for them.”

— Neil Gaiman, Share via Whatsapp

“But merely being tradition does not make something worthy, Kadash. We can t just assume that because something is old it is right.”

— Brandon Sanderson, Oathbringer, Share via Whatsapp

“Nemo enim est tam senex qui se annum non putet posse vivere. (No one is so old as to think that he cannot live one more year.)”

— Marcus Tullius Cicero, On Old Age, On Friendship & On Divination, Share via Whatsapp

“Hey, even the Mona Lisa is falling apart.”

— Chuck Palahniuk , Fight Club, Share via Whatsapp