Quotes about being older and wiser
Getting Older Quotes (51 quotes)
Older but wiser?
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "getting-older" Showing of Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path.
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. Pain makes you stronger. Fear makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. I live in the realm of romantic possibility. Spend each day trying to be a little wiser than you were when you woke up. Day by day, and at the end of the day-if you live long enough-like most people, you will get out of life what you deserve.
Furthermore, he organized the first successful American lending library. Besides being an honored and respected politician, Benjamin Franklin was a writer, inventor, freemason, humorist and diplomat; all of these gifts from a man who never even finished school. While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us. There are two ways to increase your wealth. Increase your means or decrease your wants. The best is to do both at the same time. You Failed, Now What?
The phrase "Another year older, another year wiser" is accurate.
I've long been fascinated by the saying, older but wiser. It suggests that getting older means getting wiser. But I have concluded that age and wisdom are not necessarily linked. There are many cases where age does equal wisdom, certainly, but there are also many folks of advanced or advancing age who are no wiser than when they were children. Perhaps that's why there's another saying: There's no fool like an old fool. As I have gotten older, I have thought about this a good deal, and about the "accomplishments" in my life. Perhaps you understand.
As you get older three things happen. Old age is like everything else. Men do not quit playing because they grow old — they grow old because they quit playing — Oliver Wendell Holmes. Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest — Larry Lorenzoni. Age is a high price to pay for maturity — Tom Stoppard.