Over the Hill

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Over the Hill sayings:

You know you are over the hill when your broad mind and narrow waistline trades places.

You know you are getting old when everything hurts, and what doesn't hurt, doesn't work!

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. --Mark Twain

(outside of card) Hill? What hill? I didn't see any hill. Did you see any hill? (inside of card) just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. --Charles Schlulz

You know your old when your youngest starts collecting Social Security.

You know you are getting old when your little black book contains only names ending in M.D.

The first hundred years are the hardest. --Wilson Mizner

Once I was looking through the kitchen window at dusk and I saw an old woman looking in. Suddenly the light changed and I realized that the old woman was myself. you see, it all happens on the outside; inside one doesn't change. --Molly Keane

You're getting old when you get the same sensation from a rocking chair that you once got from a roller coaster.

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. --Mark Twain

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young. --Fred Astaire

I refuse to admit that I am more than 52, even if that makes my children illegitimate. --Lady Nancy

Don't think of yourself as getting older . . . You are, of course, but it's best not to think of it! Happy Birthday!

Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.

We grow too soon old and too late smart.

You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime

You know you are getting old when everything hurts, and what doesn't hurt, doesn't work!

I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now

The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. -- T. S. Eliot

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Hill? What hill? I didn't see any hill. Did you see any hill? (inside) just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. Charles Schlulz

Life begins at forty. --W. B. Pitkin

The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love. --Jean Renoir

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen --Mark Twain

I'm sixty years of old. That's 16 Celsius. --George Carlin

You know you're 60 when your children begin to look middle-aged

One starts to get young at the age of sixty and then it is too late. Pablo Picasso

I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young. --Fred Astaire

Some people reach the age of sixty before others. --Lord Hood

The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. -- T. S. Eliot

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.

You take all of the experience and judgment of men over 50 out of the world and there wouldn't be enough left to run it. --Henry Ford

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. --Muhammad Ali

Looking fifty is great--if you're sixty. --Joan Rivers

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men. Colleen McCullough

Over 40 and still cookin'!

At the age of 20, we don't care what people think of us; at 30, we worry about what other people think of us; at 40, we discover people weren’t thinking of us at all.

The best years of a woman's life - the ten years between 39 and 40.

Forty isn't old, if you're a tree”

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy. --Voltaire

When you turn thirty, a whole new thing happens: you see yourself acting like you parents. --Blair Sabol

After 30, a body has a mind of its own. --Bette Midler

Time and Tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty. --Robert Frost

Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart. --Caryn Leschen

Everything I know I learned after I was thirty. --Georges Clemenceau

Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty eight and forty. --James Thurber

Finally 21, and legally able to do everything I've been doing since 15

At 20, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly. --Jim Bishop

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished by how much he had learned in seven years. --Mark Twain

Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life. --Robert Southey

Wisdom doesn’t always come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.

It’s a good thing wrinkles don’t hurt.

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