Quotes of Elderly

“ Sure i'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day. ”

- Lillian Carter

“ The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction, and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction. You can't blame anybody for it. ”

- Dido Armstrong

“ When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. ”

- Arthur C. Clarke

“ Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ In a year's time, he's a year older. ”

- Bobby Robson

“ The older you get, the more you learn. ”

- Martina Hingis

“ Hollywood does not write parts for people like me, an elderly gentleman, and when they find out you're crippled, forget about it. No, I'll never work again. ”

- Ricardo Montalban

“ I know elderly people who have so lived in their long lives. Today, they find great pleasure in each and every day. ”

- Loretta Young

“ I see it as an elderly lady, who mutters away to herself in a corner, ignored most of the time. ”

- George Carey

“ They are our storytellers - our elderly are meant to be those who share the secrets of wisdom and knowledge and life with our youth. ”

- Cameron Diaz

“ The older I get, the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first - a process which often reduces the most complex human problems to manageable proportions. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools. ”

- George Chapman

“ When you get real old, honey, you realizre there are certain things that just don't matter anymore. You lay it all on the table. There's a saying: Only little children and old folks tell the truth. ”

- Sarah Louise Delany

“ You ought never to "sass" old people - unless they "sass" you first. ”

- Mark Twain

“ The elderly are being subsidized to an astonishing degree. ”

- George Will

“ Is not old wine wholesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood burns brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweetheart, are surest, and old lovers are soundest. ”

- John Webster

“ It (The New York Times) reads like it was edited by two elderly sociologists, one of whom has been dead for many years. ”

- Garrison Keillor

“ When I was young I had an elderly friend who used often to ask me to stay with him in the country. He was a religious man and he read prayers to the assembled household every morning. But he had crossed out in pencil all the passages that praised God… ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ The older I get, the more I realize the importance of exercising the various dimensions of my body, soul, mind and heart. Taken together, these aspects give me a sense of wholeness. I want to be a whole human being rather than one who limps on one leg because I don't know how to use all of my parts… ”

- Robert Fulghum

“ There are a lot of empty seats that are about to be filled with corporatists surrounded by corporate hospitality suites funded by $13 million of taxpayers money. That's a pretty sickly witches' brew for a private convention where corporations have poured $100 million into it… ”

- Ralph Nader

“ Obscenity is what happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ The house of Lords is a model on how to care for the elderly. ”

- Franklin Field

“ When an elderly woman was asked why she was standing in line to buy stamps from a teller when she could have used a stamp machine she replied: The machine won't ask me about my arthritis! ”

- Unknown

“ A collection of short stories is generally thought to be a horrendous clinker; an enforced courtesy for the elderly writer who wants to display the trophies of his youth, along with his trout flies. ”

- John Cheever

“ The University of Nebraska says that elderly people that drink beer or wine at least four times a week have the highest bone density. They need it - they're the ones falling down the most. ”

- Jay Leno

“ The coconut trees, lithe and graceful, crowd the beach like a minuet of slender elderly virgins adopting flippant poses. ”

- William Manchester

“ The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ I 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. ”

- T. S. Eliot

“ Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer. ”

- Andy Warhol

“ I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. ”

- Bernard Baruch
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