We are getting older every day, so better remember that “there is no fool like an old fool”. This page is a collection of proverbs and quotes on age and ageing.
Total found: 11
A fool at forty is a fool forever.
(If a person hasn’t matured by the age of 40, they never will.)
As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.
François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld
Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.
Knowledge in youth is wisdom in age.
(Early experiences will be very valuable later.)
Old is gold.
(There are important lessons to be learned from the past.)
There is no fool like an old fool.
Time and tide wait for no man.
(Delaying a decision will not prevent events from taking place.)
When nations grow old, the arts grow cold, and commerce settles on every tree.
Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
You are never too old to learn.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young …
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
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