Topics - Age


Quote 27All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
Quote 35A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.
Quote 37A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.
Quote 63Age considers; youth ventures. - Rabindranath Tagore
Quote 65As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand th...
Quote 66Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Quote 127Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Quote 136A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
Quote 147A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us h...
Quote 165Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believ...
Quote 175All diseases run into one, old age. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quote 176A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
Quote 177Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and...
Quote 180After thirty, a body has a mind of its own. - Bette Midler
Quote 184As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. H...
Quote 202An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
Quote 221A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Quote 222Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Quote 239The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
Quote 250A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
Quote 294Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep ...
Quote 305A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.
Quote 320Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey...
Quote 387Every man over forty is a scoundrel. - George Bernard Shaw
Quote 456Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
Quote 520Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
Quote 587Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
Quote 678Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
Quote 829Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
Quote 836Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
Quote 875A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Quote 907Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Quote 912Old age comes on suddenly, and not gradually as is thought.
Quote 1065A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Quote 1278Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left.
Quote 1515Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
Quote 1561Old age is fifteen years older than I am. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Quote 1978As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Quote 2707Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
Quote 2912I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
Quote 3152Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
Quote 3154Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
Quote 3247Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Quote 3465Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Quote 3779When you become senile, you won't know it.
Quote 3876Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
Quote 3932If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
Quote 4166I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
Quote 4304Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too.
Quote 7582I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
Quote 7621Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
Quote 7628Marriage is an adventure, like going to war. - Gilbert K. Chesterton
Quote 7647If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot...
Quote 7721Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
Quote 7781One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
Quote 7798None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
Quote 7833The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.
Quote 7844Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
Quote 7861Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Quote 7870The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Quote 7945As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.
Quote 7997To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Quote 8014The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
Quote 8056I get all fired up about aging in America. - Willard Scott
Quote 8071It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it's separating himself from all the others.
Quote 8215I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
Quote 8266Marriage is a financial contract; I have enough contracts already.
Quote 8276Marriage: A word which should be pronounced "mirage".
Quote 8283If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Quote 8310Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
Quote 8320Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Quote 8329Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Quote 8395I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Quote 8437I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.
Quote 8453There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
Quote 8472He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.
Quote 8477I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom. - Michael Bergin
Quote 8489It takes a long time to become young. - Pablo Picasso
Quote 8510I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
Quote 8519It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen. - Brigitte Bardot
Quote 8542Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
Quote 8554The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.
Quote 8601Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
Quote 8617No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Quote 8638Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.
Quote 8644Caesar might have married Cleopatra, but he had a wife at home. There's always something.
Quote 8649In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
Quote 8650The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
Quote 8709The trick is growing up without growing old. - Casey Stengel
Quote 8711Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
Quote 8724Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.
Quote 8733When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.
Quote 8737After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Quote 8743You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
Quote 8784Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
Quote 8814Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
Quote 8913It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.
Quote 8933It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Quote 8968Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
Quote 9035Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and give her a house.
Quote 9104There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.
Quote 9150There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.
Quote 9171One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
Quote 9195Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Quote 9209One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall...
Quote 9247You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.
Quote 9259Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
Quote 9309On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be...
Quote 9355By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly; we do not...
Quote 9391My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
Quote 9405Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
Quote 9426The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.
Quote 9492They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Quote 9541I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Quote 9554Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
Quote 9595He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
Quote 9617I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead with...
Quote 9627We've put more effort into helping folks reach old age than into helping them enjoy it.
Quote 9657I've had two proposals since I've been a widow. I am a wonderful catch, you know. I have a lot of money.
Quote 9750Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious - friendship and learning.
Quote 9771Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
Quote 9796When I get married, it'll be no secret. - Elvis Presley
Quote 9805Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
Quote 9870Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
Quote 9897The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly.
Quote 9910I don't want to fight aging; I want to take good care of myself, but plastic surgery and all that? I'm not interested.
Quote 9936Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.
Quote 10055A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
Quote 10070But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
Quote 10167I'm not afraid of aging. - Shelley Duvall
Quote 10173An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
Quote 10183Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
Quote 10207The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
Quote 10236I married beneath me, all women do. - Nancy Astor
Quote 10250When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
Quote 10254Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
Quote 10264Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Quote 10297Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
Quote 10305I've had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.
Quote 10333If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books.
Quote 10353True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Quote 10505Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
Quote 10514I think women are natural caretakers. They take care of everybody. They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs, and don&#...
Quote 10574Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
Quote 10610The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
Quote 10632I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. First, let her think she's having her own way. And sec...
Quote 10679No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
Quote 10684Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
Quote 10712The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
Quote 10728I don't think my wife likes me very much, when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.
Quote 10746No man is ever old enough to know better. - Holbrook Jackson
Quote 10802The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Quote 10806Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
Quote 10840Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
Quote 10842Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards, I believe, the American family.
Quote 11012Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It m...
Quote 11027Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you.
Quote 11049Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Quote 11078Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.
Quote 11080Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Quote 11095Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas m...
Quote 11111When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age.
Quote 11112Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
Quote 11148Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become fil...
Quote 11181Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.
Quote 11302The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose o...
Quote 11306He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled.
Quote 11308Men have a much better time of it than women. For one thing, they marry later; for another thing, they die earlier.
Quote 11313To 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 exercis...
Quote 11351How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
Quote 11372In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child...
Quote 11473Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
Quote 11491Marriage, like money, is still with us; and, like money, progressively devalued.
Quote 11521The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time.
Quote 11550Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Quote 11554Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!
Quote 11563Marriage is a mistake every man should make. - George Jessel
Quote 11618It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
Quote 11710Whatever poet, orator or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
Quote 11718Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer.
Quote 11735Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
Quote 11737When you have a baby, love is automatic, when you get married, love is earned.
Quote 11767Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.
Quote 11838Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyo...
Quote 11870Old age is no place for sissies. - Bette Davis
Quote 11897It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
Quote 11949There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife.
Quote 11955For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it&...
Quote 12072The whole business of marshaling one's energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
Quote 12077We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see...
Quote 12225The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.
Quote 12247I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Quote 12259All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
Quote 12443No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.
Quote 12470There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and ...
Quote 12573In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.
Quote 12593Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
Quote 12604If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
Quote 12661In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.
Quote 12671Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window op...
Quote 12783Love is often the fruit of marriage. - Moliere
Quote 12805There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.
Quote 12990Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
Quote 13001When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
Quote 13062The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov...
Quote 13076Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature; whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed to brut...
Quote 13089As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
Quote 13119Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
Quote 13138In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
Quote 13169Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a goo...
Quote 13186The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you do...
Quote 13196She's been married so many times she has rice marks on her face.
Quote 13201Marriage should be a duet - when one sings, the other claps.
Quote 13202I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work.
Quote 13403When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everyth...
Quote 13412We pay when old for the excesses of youth. - J. B. Priestley
Quote 13417Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusi...
Quote 13418Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
Quote 13457How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
Quote 13471Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Quote 13510Married couples who work together to build and maintain a business assume broad responsibilities. Not only is their work important to our lo...
Quote 13511A man growing old becomes a child again. - Robert Frost
Quote 13558Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
Quote 13682Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
Quote 13708The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
Quote 13710While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be.
Quote 13711More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
Quote 13754There is a time for all things - except marriage, my dear.
Quote 13827Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.
Quote 13851Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest. - Yoko Ono
Quote 13946When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.
Quote 13980Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfort...
Quote 14041I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
Quote 14068You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.
Quote 14071Marriage is an exercise in torture. - Frances Conroy