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You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It's like, 'See if you can blow this out.'
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old.
It is not all bad, this getting old, ripening. After the fruit has got its growth it should juice up and mellow. God forbid I should live long enough to ferment and rot and fall to the ground in a squash.
Every time I think that I'm getting old, and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there.
Maybe I'm just getting old, but I remember when your average NFL player would come to the sideline, spit out three bicuspids, Scotch-tape his humerus together and get back out there.
When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven't thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity - but actually it's about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial.
Someone once said that you can make the choice between getting old and getting creepy, and I think getting old is the way to go.
I have an African gray parrot; her name is Eli. We thought she was a boy. And a blue-streaked lory named Marco. He's 10. And a yellow and green parakeet, Petey. He's very cute, but he's getting old.
You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
In sharp contrast to the idea that this stage of life is enviable, we hear high levels of anxiety about getting old, anxieties about health, mobility, access to facilities, simple routine care and attention.
What's missing is leadership in the White House. And the story that Barack Obama does tell, forever shifting blame to the last administration, is getting old. The man assumed office almost four years ago - isn't it about time he assumed responsibility?
The only person who can say they're happy getting old is someone who isn't actually old yet. Every day, I get less and less happy about that idea.
Getting old is better than being young. You can do what you want to do.
High-level, big-deal publicity has a way of getting old for me, but what never fails to thrill me is when I make personal appearances.
Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can't be afraid of getting old. Old is good, if you're gathering in life. Our band is good at understanding that equation.
You don't see me in Los Angeles a lot. I go back home. Because I can't play the game. I can't - my tolerance - I know I'm getting old; I'll be 50 this year. And you know how I know I'm getting old? 'Cause my tolerance level is low.
This war is like an actress who is getting old. It is less and less photogenic and more and more dangerous.
I've looked forward to being older because you will have that many more miles covered. We mustn't be led into thinking getting old is bad. Growing old is good.
I know I'm supposed to say ageing doesn't bother me, then suddenly you're like, 'Yeah, I care about it, I really worry about it. I'm getting old. I'm old!'
Didn't Lionel Richie just make a country album? No one is giving him a hard time... and God bless him - I love Lionel and should be able to do what he wants to do, like Madonna should, too. Both are having success and I applaud them. If you don't like it, don't buy it. The ageism criticism is getting old.
Every day I would wake up and think, 'Today is another missed opportunity to do something important.' After enough days like this, you start feeling like you are getting old, even when you are relatively young. We are all natural entrepreneurs, and being manacled to a desk job is not for us.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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