Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
The shades of respectability begin to close about the greying head.
Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!
And I'm afraid, in this day and age, trust, which I count so, you know, I love loyalty. I love trust.
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
We were never supposed to live until 40. We were built to self-destruct at 30, whether from cancer or mental illness. We're all going way beyond our expiration date.
You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
When you see people your own age afflicted and experiencing life-threatening illnesses, I think it prompts you to apply to yourself the philosophy, 'I want to do the best I know how to do every day.'
There's so much music from Led Zeppelin that I think I overlooked when I was a kid because I didn't understand it, so now to revisit it at an older age, I have a deeper appreciation for it.
The most important thing to do as you age is to stay physically active. Lots of people just throw in the towel if they can't do what they used to do, and that's terrible.
Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.
What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease.
Being seventy is not a sin.
I never played much golf as a kid. I caddied quite a bit but never got serious into golf until about age 15.
Young man, the secret of my success is that at early age I discovered that I was not God.
I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
This is an age of specialization, and in such an age the repertory theater is an anachronism, a ludicrous anachronism.
I am an actor who turned hero at age 32, after many years of struggle. I wanted to break the stereotype that only good-looking men with a good complexion, height and physique can be heroes, which I have managed to do.