like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
Age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill.
Do not regret growing old; many are denied the privilege.
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
George Orwell (1903-1950)
Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.
It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age he had been dead for two years.
Tom Lehrer (1928- )
Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
Ogden Nash (1902-1971)
She said she was approaching 40 and I couldn't help wondering from which direction.
Bob Hope (1903-2003)
Some old men, by continually praising the time of their youth, would almost persuade us that there were no fools in those days; but unluckily they are left themselves for examples.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
The older a man gets, the farther he had to walk to school as a boy.
You are only young once, but you can be immature your whole life.