Why hurry over beautiful things? Why not linger and enjoy them?
- Clara Schumann
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Francis Bacon
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan
Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
- Edmund Burke
In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.
- Pope Paul VI
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
- Albert Einstein
A man growing old becomes a child again.
A beauty is a woman you notice a charmer is one who notices you.
- Adlai E. Stevenson
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
- Hosea Ballou
Beauty makes idiots sad and wise men merry.
- George Jean Nathan
My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s.
- Warren Beatty
Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
- Christopher Morley
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
- Amos Bronson Alcott
Things are beautiful if you love them.
- Jean Anouilh
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
- Beverly Sills
When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.
- Bernard Berenson
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.
- Christian Dior
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
- Sam Ewing
Beauty is a fragile gift.
If you're old, don't try to change yourself, change your environment.
- B. F. Skinner
Beauty doesn't need ornaments. Softness can't bear the weight of ornaments.
- Munshi Premchand
To 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 exercise, study, and love.
- Alan Bleasdale
There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it.
- H. R. Giger
I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
- Bob Hope
Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one's self.
- Priscilla Presley
Advice 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's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
- Jacqueline Bisset
Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur.
- Muriel Spark