What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
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The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years.
- David Ogilvy
Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long.
- W. Somerset Maugham
I think that clearly it has an influence, to be coming of age during the punk rock era, to come from a difficult and sporadically violent background, to have been in and out of such chaos, I think it actually helps. But I don't know for sure.
- Craig Ferguson
Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long and the age of the great epics is past.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Children rarely want to know who their parents were before they were parents, and when age finally stirs their curiosity, there is no parent left to tell them.
- Russell Baker
Age puzzles me. I thought it was a quiet time. My seventies were interesting and fairly serene, but my eighties are passionate. I grow more intense as I age.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell
The wisdom of age: don't stop walking.
- Mason Cooley
My inspiration was my mom. She's a great cook, and she still cooks, and we still banter back and forth about cooking. Growing up in a mostly Portuguese community, food was important and the family table was extremely important. At a very young age I understood that.
- Emeril Lagasse