Fifty Year Olds Quotes by Morrie Schwartz, Cher, Maxine Kumin, Chrissie Hynde, Jim Carrey, Raquel Welch and many others.
The truth is, part of me is every age. I delight in being a child when itвЂ™s appropriate to be a child. I delight in being a wise old man when itвЂ™s appropriate to be a wise old man. Think of all I can be! I am every age, up to my own.
I won’t be able to do what I’m doing forever. There aren’t that many scripts floating around for fifty-year-old chicks.
When Sleeping Beauty wakes up, she is almost fifty years old
All these fifty-year-old guys wearing baseball caps and shorts and acting like children. It winds me up. Men don’t have to take responsibility anymore. Most of the guys I know would punch me on the nose for saying this, but maybe we do have to bring back conscription.
50 years: here’s a time when you have to separate yourself from what other people expect of you, and do what you love. Because if you find yourself 50 years old and you aren’t doing what you love, then what’s the point?
Change excites me. I am fifty years old. It’s when the mind catches up with the body.
You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
It is a very wonderful experience indeed, when, at fifty years old, you suddenly discover that for the first time in your life, you are really free to be yourself.
Face the facts, all these environmental organizations are thirty, forty, fifty years old. They have big buildings, big obligations, big staffs. They may trade on their youthful dreams, but the truth is, they’re now part of the establishment. And the establishment works to preserve the status quo. It just does.
And do you know a funny thing? I’m almost fifty years old and I’ve never understood anything in my whole life.
I am fifty years old and I have never known what it is to love. I can write those words, know them to be true, but feel only the regret that a tone-deaf man must feel because he can’t appreicate music, a regret less keen because it is for something never known, not for something lost.
I’m not really sure what makes a book a ‘classic’ to begin with, but I think it has to be at least fifty years old and some person or animal has to die at the end.
When you’re a fifty-year-old woman, no one really bothers to look at you anymore, much less value your opinion. It’s hard on the old ego. But damn, it does make it easy to get away with a lot.
This was a memory I wanted to keep, whole, and recall again and again. When I was fifty years old I wanted to remember this moment on the porch, holding hands with Cameron while he shared himself with me. I didnвЂ™t want it to be something on the fringes of my memory like so many other things about Cameron and myself.
I always said marriage should be a fifty-fifty proposition. He should be at least fifty years old, and have at least fifty-million dollars.
There will be all these fifty-year-old women wearing hot pants and squeezing themselves into pretzel shapes and then there will be me. Just reaching for my toes like they’re China. ‘Hello there! You’re so far away, I can’t get to you! Can you even hear me?