So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
- Genesis 1:27
Do you want a happy heart when you are old? Then get with the Lord and stay with Him. That is how it works.
- Shelton Smith
History maketh a young man to be old, without wrinkles or gray hairs, privileging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.
- Thomas Fuller
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
- G.K. Chesterton
When you invite a middle-aged moralist to address you, I suppose I must conclude that you have a taste for middle-aged moralizing.
- C.S. Lewis
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
- Assorted Authors
Treat the elderly as a nonrenewable resource; they care!
- Woodrow Kroll
Fancy and humor, early and constantly indulged in, may expect an old age overrun with follies.
- Isaac Watts
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Francis Bacon
Nowhere in Scripture do I read where we are to discuss hospice care with seniors so they're willing to get out of the way and let younger folks live more expediently.
- Jonathan Falwell
From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion: I know no other religion; I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
- John Henry Newman
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?
- Desiderius Erasmus
How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
- C.S. Lewis
Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
- George Macdonald
Preparation for old age should begin not later than one's teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.
- Dwight L. Moody