Older Quotes

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Banana Yoshimoto
“As I grow older, much older, I will experience many things, and I will hit rock bottom again and again. Again and again I will suffer; again and again I will get back on my feet. I will not be defeated. I won't let my spirit be destroyed.”
Banana Yoshimoto, Kitchen

Nicholas Sparks
“It's your eyes. They're ... more serious than they used to be. Like they've seen things they shouldn't have.”
Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

Ani DiFranco
“If you're not getting happier as you get older, then you're fuckin' up”
Ani DiFranco

“The older you get, the more you realize you need a handful of good, close, tight friends.”
Nicole Richie

J.K. Rowling
“Why can’t I drink the potion instead?” asked Harry desperately.
“Because I am much older, much cleverer, and much less valuable,” said Dumbledore.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Conn Iggulden
“When you’re older, you will realise the only thing that matters, the only thing, is that you had courage and honour. Lose those things and you won’t die any quicker, but you’ll be less than the dirt on our boots. You’ll still be dust, but you’ll have wasted your short time in the light.”
Conn Iggulden, Conqueror

Toba Beta
“In future, you'll laugh at yourself on some things you do now.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Jameson Currier
“The older you get, the more theories you make up about things.”
Jameson Currier, The Third Buddha

Will Walton
“Being young is like
being a moth, or alive I
I am burning, if I am learning any-
thing these days, it is that

The flames you keep touching when you're young,
you keep right ahead on touching when you're older.”
Will Walton, I Felt a Funeral, In My Brain

Toba Beta
“We do not start any change. We are part of it.
Something older than us had triggered change.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

“That thing you thought you'd do
You start to think you can't;
You always say tomorrow,
But you haven't got a plan.
Everyone's asking questions,
And all you do is dodge.
That career that you'd imagined
Was only a mirage.
The older that you get,
The smaller that you feel;
You forget what's only in your head,
And what is really real.
Sometimes people make it;
They become who they meant to be.
But most of the time,
Dreamers only dream.”
Margo T. Rose, The Words

Patricia A. McKillip
“Oh...if you were older...It is not a bad thing, itself, but it is a bad thing to be used by men, to have them choose what you must be, and what you must not be, to have little choice in your life. If you were older, you could choose your own way.”
Patricia A. McKillip, The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

Steven Magee
“The young are the silent carriers of COVID-19 and the older generation are the victims.”
Steven Magee

“I don’t need karma. I don’t need revenge. I know when you’re forty you’ll wish you had. I’ll linger in the night and my touch will be too far from you. But I figure what’s sad isn’t that I’ll have moved on, it’s that I might be dead and you’ll never know if you even had a chance.”
Dominic Riccitello

“Everyone knows about the diminishments of growing older, but no one talks about the expanding strengths. Paired with intellect, your intuition grows increasingly stronger and more on point.”
RuPaul, GuRu
tags: older

“They say that not matter how old you become, when you are with your siblings, you revert back to childhood.”
Karen White, The Memory of Water

Zoe Cruz
“There’s an innocence to her still that amazes me. Sometimes I forget she’s older than me. Then, I remember that she hasn’t gone through what I’ve gone through.”
Zoe Cruz, Beastia

“Every year as you grow older it is your duty to add more years of wisdom. This wisdom may come in many ways. Use it to the best of your abilities”
Jochebed Gwamna

Enock Maregesi
“Mheshimu yule ambaye ni mkubwa au mdogo kwako hata kwa siku moja.”
Enock Maregesi

“I'm getting older everyday, you know. I'm not like a fine wine that just gets better with age. I'm more like a good strong cheese. I can only be aged so long before I start to stink.”
Robert Sharenow, The Berlin Boxing Club
tags: age, older

George E. Woolfson
“no narcissist can survive elderhood”
George E. Woolfson, Poesía no apta para insensibles

Steven Magee
“Randus Andus: Definition – An older member of the elite that desires underage teenagers.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“55 and older is now the fastest growing segment of the USA workforce...and retirement is becoming a fond memory of the past.”
Steven Magee

“The more older we grow, the more humane, the more loving and wiser we become!”
Md. Ziaul Haque

“The older we grow, the more humane, the more loving and wiser we become!”
Md. Ziaul Haque

Walt Whitman
“Quicksand years that whirl me I know not whither,
Your schemes, politics, fail, lines give way, substances mock and elude me,
Only the theme I sing, the great and strong-possess'd soul, eludes not,
One's-self must never give way—that is the final substance— that out of all is sure,
Out of politics, triumphs, battles, life, what at last finally remains?
When shows break up what but One's-Self is sure?”

Steven Magee
“The older I get, the more I dislike the corrupt government.”
Steven Magee

“The pumpkin is the older brother of the apple.”
Corina Abdulahm Negura

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“It is rare for someone who is older to be bolder.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

T.W. Lawless
“Don't worry about ageing. It's a good indicator you're still alive.”
T.W. Lawless

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