Wednesday, June 5, 2013

on aging

A few quotes on the lighter side of growing older...

"When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old."  (Mark Twain)

"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen."  (Mark Twain)

"The trick is growing up without growing old."  (Casey Stengel)

"In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us." (Beverly Sills) 

"You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” (Dave Barry)

"Your hand and your mouth agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no need to involve your brain.”  (Dave Barry)

“It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from someone else's plate.”   (Dave Barry)

"The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs."  (Dave Barry)

"I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me." (Clint Eastwood) 

1 comment:

Pilgrim said...

Some day you might be reeeaaallly old, then you will know...happy birthday