18 Sep 2008

THURSDAY THIRTEEN

13 Quotes about age


1. A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

2. There is absolutely nothing to be said in favour of growing old. There ought to be leglislation against it.

3. The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

4. Age to women is like Kryptonite to Superman.

5. Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.

6. When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.

7. By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it.

8. To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.

9. As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two...

10. As you get older, the pickings get slimmer, but the people don't.

11. As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.

12. The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

13. You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

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16 comments:

Nicholas said...

Funny list!

Alice Audrey said...

I can't remember anything now. How am I supposed to remember it at 80?

Mar said...

I had heard of nr. 1 but beginning with "good friends", lol.
Funny list, Gattina!!
You will enjoy that handy little camera, it's very popular and it's user friendly :)
Good for you!

mommaof3 said...

funny

SandyCarlson said...

No. 5 is so true!

Thanks for the wisdom, Gattina!

Meju said...

Too funny. 12 and 13 are my favorites! Happy TT. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Patsy said...

A great smile this Thursday morning. :)

Rayne said...

I really liked number 5. It gave me something to think about.

colleen said...

I like number 7. You also have everything and have to start preparing to give it away.

If ever I start feeling old I remind myself of a quote that said something like...you're never as young as you'll be today...so enjoy it.

Melli said...

#8 is the one I'm pushing for!!! I'm getting younger and younger as I go!

I'm SO glad you found me! (thanks to Mr. Google!) It's so important to keep track of the important things in life!!!

forgetfulone said...

#9 is my favorite! I forget the other 12! Tee hee! Great TT.

Hootin' Anni said...

That #5 is very thought provoking. I like that one. I am going to have to remember that one.

Great idea for a 13!!!

Hope your day treated you well....and see you tomorrow!

Denise Patrick said...

Great quotes. As I will soon resemble some of them, I will refrain from laughing hysterically.

Happy TT!

barbarah said...

My favorite is "The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."

Pamela Kramer said...

These are great! Thanks for sharing and stopping by. Happy TT.

Pamela Kramer said...

These are great! Thanks for sharing and stopping by. Happy TT.