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A grouch is a person who somehow can manage to find something wrong even with the good old days.

A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
-- John Barrymore

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
-- Andrew Carnegie

By the time you decide to look for greener pastures, you're too old to climb the fence.

By the time you learn the rules of life, you're too old to play the game.

Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.
-- Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
-- Joseph Campbell

Death during adolescence feels unfair. We're young. We're invincible. Death is supposed to come with old age. When death breaks into our lives and steals our innocence, its finality leaves us unnaturally older. There are too many elderly young people.
-- Sara Shandler

Education is the best provision for old age.
-- Aristotle

Even in its extreme form modern jazz will never replace the old-fashioned earache.

Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it.
-- Jimmy Connors

Experience: The wisdom that enables us to recognize in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
-- Ambrose Bierce

Fifty is the old age of youth and the youth of old age.

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
-- La Rouchefoucauld

Grandchildren are God's way of compensdating us for growing old.

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
-- Robert Browning

Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.

History does repeat itself, but not as often as old movies.

Humanity today is not safe in the presence of humanity. The old cannibalism has given way to anonymous action in which the killer and the killed do not know each other, and in which, indeed, the very fact of mass death has the effect of making mass killing less reprehensible than the death of a single individual.
-- Norman Cousins

I dreamed a thousand new paths. . .I woke and walked my old one.

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