Middle age Related Quotes



There is something dark and wintry about the atmosphere of the later Middle Ages.

Lytton Strachey


The thing about women playing boys is that we're not going to age, and we're not going to go through puberty in the middle of a long-running series.

Pamela Adlon


Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.

Eleanor Roosevelt


By the proper intakes of vitamins and other nutrients and by following a few other healthful practices from youth or middle age on, you can, I believe, extend your life and years of well-being by twenty-five or even thirty-five years.

Linus Pauling


There is a spell in mediaeval Art which has had power to bewitch some people into trying, or wishing to try, or fancying that they wish to try or making believe to fancy that they wish to try, to bring back the Middle Ages.

Goldwin Smith


“Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does.”

Gerald Brenan


“Man has boyhood, adolescence, youth, middle age and senescence, as stages of growth; there are also corresponding stages in the growth of wisdom in him.”

Sri Sathya Sai Baba


With so many forty- and fifty something mums and dads in Converse stalking the streets, I can see why there's a slew of books about the menopause and middle age, the most recent addition being David Bainbridge's plucky, glass-half-full meditation or, as he calls it, 'natural history.'

Rachel Johnson


In the Middle Ages, I think the French kings murdered slightly fewer of their family members than the English kings, though I haven't actually counted the heads.

Karen Maitland


You know you've reached middle age when all you exercise is caution

Abraham Lincoln