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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #ageing

Sympathetic cracks. A term frequently used by architects and surveyors in terms of ageing houses. I know what they mean.

Ted Dexter

#architects #cracks #frequently #houses #i

I looked at the group of human remains that languished in the corner and smiled at them. It occurred to me that their very presence was testimony to the moral emptiness of the universe and the mechanical brutality with which it destroys the parts it no longer needs.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

#death #nature #age

A new study shows that having a severe phobia can hasten aging. But what if my greatest fear IS aging?!?

Stephen Colbert

#fear #humour #phobias #twitter #age

I just got a rather nasty shock. In looking for something or other I came across the fact that one of my cats is about to be nine years old, and that another of them will shortly thereafter be eight; I have been labouring under the delusion they were about five and six. And yesterday I happened to notice in the mirror that while I have long since grown used to my beard being very grey indeed, I was not prepared to discover that my eyebrows are becoming noticeably shaggy. I feel the tomb is just around the corner. And there are all these books I haven't read yet, even if I am simultaneously reading at least twenty...

Edward Gorey

#aging #death #old-age #reading #age

You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.

Michael Pritchard

#ageing #laugh #laughing #laughter #old

She has built her whole life on the foundation of beauty: each chiseled plane, each sloping dimple, each soft curve as crucial as keystones in the cathedral of her body.

Nenia Campbell

#ageing #attractiveness #beauty #women #age

I was brought up to respect my elders, so now I don't have to respect anybody.

George Burns

#birthday #age

I had lost some of my naivete and gained strength. These women with their pointless scheming could not contain me, and I watched the volatile world of the gynaeceum with a detached eye. The Forbidden City had buried my youth, and in the monastery, I had died and come back to life. Friends, enemies and mistresses had all disappeared. I was a ghost from a lost world, still going from one season to the next and still living for one man alone.

Shan Sa

#time #age

Seven Ages: first puking and mewling Then very pissed-off with your schooling Then fucks, and then fights Next judging chaps' rights Then sitting in slippers: then drooling.

Robert Conquest

#limerick #middle-age #old-age #seven-ages-of-man #william-shakespeare

When we age we shed many skins: ego, arrognace, dominance, self-opionated, unreliable, pessimism, rudeness, selfish, uncaring ... Wow, it's good to be old!

Stephen Richards

#aged #ageing #ageism #old-age #old-men

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