Schott’s Weekend Competition: Define Age

This week Schott’s Vocab is soliciting definitions of age.

Lord Cecil suggested: “Old age is the out-patients’ department of purgatory.”

Mark Twain is said to have stated: “Age is an issue of mind over matter.
If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

Bernard Baruch claimed: “I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.”

Billie Burke argued: “Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.”

Here are two of my own:

Age never surprises; it just sneaks up on you.

Age is what’s left when you’ve lost everything else.

One thought on “Schott’s Weekend Competition: Define Age”

  1. Age is a series of body pains that I try and run away from. Your father was a great example of dealing with the physical aspects of aging.


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