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Middle Age Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Middle Age

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The really frightening thing about middle age is the
knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
- Doris Day

Related topics: Age

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary
to put all the play and learning into childhood,
all the work into middle age,
and all the regrets into old age.
- Margaret Mead

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

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts
catching up with Mother Nature.
- Harold Coffin

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The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
- Orson Welles

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
- Doris Day

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking
that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
- Don Marquis


 

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
- Bob Hope

Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places.
- E. Joseph Cossman

The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

One of the greatest titles we can have is "old friend."
We never appreciate how important old friends are until we are older.
The problem is we need to start our old friendships when we are young.
We then have to nurture and grow those friendships over our middle age
when a busy life and changing geographies
can cause us to neglect those friends.
Today is the day to invest in those people
we hope will call us "old friend" in the years to come.
- Grant Fairley

Middle age: when you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.
- Irvin S. Cobb

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

Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to
think the long sad years of youth were worth living
for the sake of middle age.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Memory is the first casualty of middle age,
if I remember correctly.
- Candice Bergen

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about
middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.
- William Feather

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age,
and old men's nurses.
- Francis Bacon

Years ago we discovered the exact point,
the dead center of middle age.
It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and
too old to rush up to the net.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

Setting a good example for your children takes all
the fun out of middle age.
- William Feather

It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle
age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
- Andre Gide

Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife;
This simple boon I beg of Fate -
A thousand years of Middle Life.
- Carolyn Wells

I like to be alone so I can write.
But focus can hurt you.
I don't want to be some stress casualty in early middle age.
- James Ellroy

Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged
person has likely learned how to have a little fun
in spite of his troubles.
- Don Marquis

Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does.
- Gerald Brenan

None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work.
However, the stages of my life - motherhood,
middle age, etc.
- often influence my subject matter.
- Anne Tyler

We in middle age require adventure.
- Carolyn Heilbrun

Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up
golf and too old to rush up to the net.
- Franklin P. Adams

A poet laureate of adolescent sexuality and middle-age longing.
- William A. Henry III

Middle age is when you've met so many people that every
new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
- Ogden Nash

I think middle-age is the best time,
if we can escape the fatty degeneration of the conscience
which often sets in at about fifty.
- William Ralph Inge

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for
economical rather than romantic reasons.
- Lillian Gordy Carter

Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving,
and old age of spending.
- Anne Bradstreet

There are three periods in life: youth,
middle age and "how well you look".
- Nelson Rockefeller

Middle Age - later than you think and sooner than you expect.
- Earl Wilson

The three ages of man: youth, middle age and 'my word you do look well'.
- June Whitfield

It's the safety valve of middle life,
and the solace of age.
- Mary Roberts Rinehart

Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we
hear two voices calling us,
one saying, "Why not?" and the other,
"Why bother?"
- Sydney J. Harris

Middle -age is the time of life, that a man first notices -
in his wife.
- Richard Armour

Patience makes a women beautiful in middle age.
- Elliot Paul

Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey
and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you.
- Bennett Cerf

The perceptions of middle age have their own luminosity.
- Gail Sheehy

Self-acceptance has been a blessed by-product of middle age.
- Candice Bergen

Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age.
- Gore Vidal

For students today, only 10 percent of children from
working-class families graduate from college by the
age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

I wanted to look at the upper-middle-class scene since the war,
and in particular my generation's part in it.
We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class.
How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring?
- Simon Raven

There was a period which I refer to as the 'Golden Age of Jazz,'
which sort of encompasses the middle Thirties through the Sixties,
we had a lot of great innovators, all creating things
which will last the world for a long,
long time.
- Sonny Rollins

Probably the happiest period in life
most frequently is in middle age,
when the eager passions of youth are cooled,
and the infirmities of age not yet begun;
as we see that the shadows,
which are at morning and evening so large,
almost entirely disappear at midday.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Poverty is everyone's problem.
It cuts across any line you can name:
age,
race, social, geographic or religious.
Whether you are black or white; rich,
middle-class or poor, we are ALL touched by poverty.
- Kathleen Blanco

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

In politics the middle way is none at all.
- John Adams

Love is what makes two people
sit in the middle of a park bench
when there is plenty of room at both ends.
- Anonymous

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young,
the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

A story should have a beginning, a middle,
and an end...
but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard

I have tremendous faith in theuniverse.
I feel at home on this planet.
Even though it's a very big world out there,
I plan on walking right through the middle of it unharmed.
- Marion Ross

I was in the middle of a crossroads,
which is a nice way of saying crisis,
physically, emotionally and spiritually.
You know the physical part.
We just talked about it.
- Star Jones

You don't know whether he's thought through how this
is going to affect the Middle East.
- Chris Matthews

Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture,
as the little creep through, the great break through,
and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
- William Shenstone

It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class,
and to force society into an organization of only two classes,
one at each social extreme.
- William Graham Sumner

There are three social classes in America:
upper middle class,
middle class, and lower middle class.
- Judith Martin

I don't have any children, I have four middle-aged people.
- Dick Van Dyke

We dance round in a ring and suppose,
but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
- Robert Frost

I'm officially middle-aged.
I don't need drugs anymore, thank God.
I can get the same effect just by standing up real fast.
- Jonathan Katz

She would sit by herself in the middle of the old stoe amphitheatre,
with the sky's starry vault overhead,
and simply listen to the great silence around her.
- Michael Ende

It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Nothing ever sounds quite the way it does when you're
standing right in the middle of it.
- Michael Davis

You still can't find Israel on a map of the Middle
East in a Palestinian schoolbook.
- Suzanne Fields

The most perfect political community is one in which
the middle class is in control,
and outnumbers both of the other classes.
- Aristotle

I am optimistic that peace can be achieved in the region
because I believe that every society on earth can be
free and that if freedom comes to the Middle East,
there can be peace.
- Natan Sharansky

I hate most of what constitutes rock music,
which is basically middle-aged crap.
- Sting

We need to make sure middle-class people are able to pay the bills.
We need to make sure that poor people don't starve.
Those are values, too.
- Charles Schumer


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