Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thoughts on aging

Of late I appear
To have reached that stage
When people look old
Who are only my age.

-       Richard Armour

I refuse to admit I'm more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate.

- Lady Nancy Astor

We spend our lives on the run: we get up by the clock, eat and sleep by the clock, get up again, go to work - and then we retire. And what do they give us? A bloody clock. 

- Dave Allen

Old age is no place for sissies.

- Bette Davis

I prefer old age to the alternative.

- Maurice Chevalier

The problem with getting old is that all the bits that should be dry are wet and all the bits that should be wet are dry 

- Brendan Jones, Jonesy and Amanda (morning radio show)

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