Funny Quotes About Getting Old
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When we're young, old age always seems so far in the future. And then you wake up one morning and look in the mirror and wonder what the hell happened. Who is that person looking at me? And then it hits you. I am officially old.
Sure it starts gradually. Slow and easy so as not to frighten you. But sooner or later you have to face the fact that you are getting old.
As you start to age, you will find that you need to have a sense of humor when it comes to old age. Yes, there will be those times you will have no choice but to laugh at yourself.
The quotes below will give you a chuckle, and there will be some that you will undoubtedly relate to.
"At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don't care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven't been thinking of us at all." Ann Landers
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Mark Twain
"Old age isn't so bad if you consider the alternative." Maurice Chevalier
"Time may be a great healer, but it is a lousy beautician." Anonymous
"There is still no cure for the common birthday." - John Glenn
"Don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get back up." - John Wagner
"Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the faster it goes." - Anonymous
"You know you're getting old when everything hurts, and what doesn't hurt doesn't work.
"Age is something that doesn’t matter unless you are a cheese." Billie Burke
"I'm at that age where my mind still thinks I'm 29; my humor suggests I'm 12 while my body mostly keeps asking if I'm sure I'm not dead yet."
"At my age, the only pole dancing I do is to hold on to the safety bar in the bathtub."
"I see people around my age mountain climbing; I feel good getting my leg through my underwear without losing my balance."
"There is absolutely nothing to be said in favor of growing old. There ought to be legislation against it." - Patrick Moore
"You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake." - Bob Hope
"I didn’t get old on purpose; it just happened. If you’re lucky, it could happen to you." Andy Ronney
“Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.” Kitty O’Neill Collins
“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything until noon. Then it’s time for my nap.” Bob Hope
"You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there." George Burns
"Eventually, you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it." Will Rogers
"Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough." Groucho Marx
"The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for." Will Rogers
"At my age “getting lucky” means walking into a room and remembering what I came in for."
"Middle age is when a guy starts turning off lights for economic rather than romantic reasons." Eli Cass
"I don’t let my age define me but the side-effects are getting harder to ignore."
"Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional."
Keep in mind that there are a lot of benefits to growing old. Stay positive, and above all else, keep a sense of humor.
Feel free to share this with your old friends. Everyone needs a good laugh.