50th Birthday Quotes

  1. “The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.”
  2. “Looking fifty is great–if you’re sixty”
  3. “The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.”
  4. “I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.”
  5. To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.
  6. “I’m aiming by the time I’m fifty to stop being an adolescent.”
  7. “Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.”
  8. “Nature gives you the face you have at twenty, but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.”
  9. Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age French proverb
  10. “You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.”
  11. “To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.”
  12. “To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.”
  13. “I’m not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel”
  14. “Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.”
  15. “I hope I never get so old I get religious.”
  16. “In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.”
  17. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
  18. “Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.”
  19. “Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.”
  20. “You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.”

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