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The older we get the more we must limit ourselves if we wish to be active. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do, but now that I am older I find that I don't want to do them. - Lady Nancy Astor


When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out. - Casey Dillon Stengel


The older one grows, the more one likes indecency. - Oscar Wilde


The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones, which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones. - Sydney J. Harris


The older generation are leading this country to galloping ruin! - John Lennon


The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball-the further I am rolled, the more I gain. - Susan B. Anthony


Where village statesmen talk'd with looks profound. And news much older than their ale went round. - Oliver Goldsmith


The older I get, the more I believe in what I can't explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable. - Lillian Gish