Quotes About Old People

Quotes tagged as "old-people" (showing 1-30 of 34)
Jarod Kintz
“33 old people went into a nursing home, and only 34 people came out alive. One old woman died while giving birth to twins.”
Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

Jarod Kintz
“I love how babies look like old people. I saw a baby the other day that looked exactly like my grandpa, only taller.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Robert Orben
“Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.”
Robert Orben

Bill Bryson
“Why is it, I wondered, that old people are always so self-centered and excitable? But I just smiled benignly and stood back, comforted by the thought that soon they would be dead.”
Bill Bryson, The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America

Stephen Richards
“The good thing about being old is not being young.”
Stephen Richards

Janet Evanovich
“Mr. Landowsky was eighty-two and somehow his chest had shrunk over the years, and now he was forced to hike his pants up under his armpits.

"Oi," he said. "This heat! I can't breathe. Somebody should do something."

I assumed he was talking about God.

"That weatherman on the morning news. He should be shot. How can I go out in weather like this? And then when it gets so hot they keep the supermarkets too cold. Hot, cold. Hot, cold. It gives me the runs."

I was glad I owned a gun, because when I got as old as Mr. Landowsky I was going to eat a bullet. The first time I got the runs in the supermarket, that was it. BANG! It would all be over.”
Janet Evanovich, Four to Score

“أكبر هَمٍّ يمكن للكِبَرأن يصيبنا به هو أن يطول أمده أكثر مما نحتمل”
Arno Geiger, Der alte König in seinem Exil

Núria Añó
“The land of easy mathematics where he who works adds up and he who retires subtracts.”
Núria Añó

Valentin Rasputin
“هم يضحكون: الكبير(العجوز) مثل الصغير، ويقصدون بذلك أن أحدهما فقد عقله، أما الثاني لم يمتلكه بعد. هذا صحيح، الكبير والصغير هما فقط القادران بحساسية وحدة أن يُدهَشا لوجودهما، ولكل ما يحيط بهما في كل خطوة.”
Valentin Rasputin, المهلة الأخيرة

“People who have woken up now to some harsh reality of life may often hide their ignorance by innocently saying that it’s a new trend without realizing the fact of its existence since ancient times.”
Anuj Somany

Louisa May Alcott
“Chance words spoken in kindness often help amazingly; and that's what old people are here for -- else their experience is of little use.”
Louisa May Alcott, Jo's Boys

Lisa See
“إن مشكلة العيش لمدة طويلة هي أن المرء يرى كثيرًا من الناس يمرون أمام عينيه”
Lisa See, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

أحمد خالد توفيق
“لم يعد أحد يطالبه بشيء في هذه السن المتقدمة، لكنه مصر على تحمل المسئوليات كلها وإرهاق نفسه بلا داع .. هذه ليست بسالة، بل هو سلوك طفل لا يصدق أن الحياة يمكن أن تتحرك من دونه.”
أحمد خالد توفيق, تويتات من العصور الوسطى

Barbara Comyns
“It was Sunday morning, and old people passed me like sad grey waves on their way to church.”
Barbara Comyns, The Vet's Daughter

“It’s just proper for old people to die. Otherwise, they’d go insane in a world too different from the one they knew.”
Psyche Roxas-Mendoza

أنيس منصور
“العجوز يصدق كل شئ
الرجل يشك في كل شئ
الشباب يعرف كل شئ
مصيبة !”
أنيس منصور, زى الفل أو أحزان هذا الكاتب

أنيس منصور
“الشيوخ يعلنون الحرب و الشباب يخوضونها”
أنيس منصور, زى الفل أو أحزان هذا الكاتب

Jarod Kintz
“Why do old people drive slow? They have the least amount of time left on earth, so you’d think they’d drive the fastest, to make the best use of what little time they have.”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

Shannon Wiersbitzky
“There’s no accounting for the opinions of old ladies. They think everyone is cute.”
Shannon Wiersbitzky, What Flowers Remember

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Treasure the wisdom of old age.
Learn from elder people and be wise.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Amit Kalantri
“Old ones should respect the energy of youths and youths should respect the experience of old ones.”
Amit Kalantri

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Young people must appreciate the beauty of old age. The old people were once young.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Shannon Wiersbitzky
“That's the funny thing about old people: they never seem in a hurry. I think old people have figured out that being five minutes late really doesn't matter much.”
Shannon Wiersbitzky, What Flowers Remember

Italo Calvino
“Myśli te zaprawione były pewną goryczą ludzi starych, którzy więcej cierpią nad utratą rzeczy dawnych, niż cieszą się z nadejścia nowych.”
Italo Calvino, Il cavaliere inesistente

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