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20 Funny Quotes About Growing Old

Let’s face it – the feeling of getting old is bittersweet. While for some, age is just a number, for some others, it is much more than that. It is about being matured and becoming more connected to the divine.

But whatever it is; it’s always better to keep everything fun and happy. And therefore, here are 20 funny quotes about growing old.

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  1. As you grow older, three things happen. The First is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two. – Sir Norman Wisdom.
  2. I’m 59, and people call me middle aged. How many 118-year-old men do you know? – Barry Cryer.
  3. Old age is when you resent the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated because there are fewer articles to read. – George Burns.
  4. As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer. – Robert Quillen.
  5. You know you are getting old when you can’t walk past a bathroom without thinking “I may as well pee while I’m here.” – Anonymous.
  6. I’m still hot; it just comes in flashes now. – Anonymous.
  7. With age comes skills… It’s called multitasking. I can laugh, cough, sneeze, and pee at the same time. – Anonymous.
  8. Why am I getting older and wider; instead of older and wiser? – Anonymous.
  9. People say that age is just a state of mind. I say it’s more about the state of your body. – Geoffrey Parfitt.
  10. You know you’re getting old when everything hurt. And what doesn’t hurt doesn’t work. —Hy Gardner.
  11. In childhood, we yearn to be grown-ups. In old age, we yearn to be kids. It just seems that all would be wonderful if we didn’t have to celebrate our birthdays in chronological order. – Robert Brault.
  12. Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do. – Golda Meir.
  13. Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age. – William Feather.
  14. My first advice on how not to grow old would be to choose your ancestors carefully. –Bertrand Russell.
  15. Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart. –Caryn Leschen.
  16. Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to. – Bill Vaughan.
  17. To get back my youth, I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. – Oscar Wild.
  18. The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it. –Arthur Schopenhauer.
  19. Don’t worry about temptation as you grow older, it starts avoiding you. – Anonymous.
  20. Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you. – Ogden Nash.

Old age is indeed beautiful if you know how to tackle it. Have fun, enjoy the time that you have now. Life is short – you never know when you start valuing it the most.