Middle-Aged Quotes

Middle-Aged Quotes by Pritam Singh, Julianne Moore, Larry Charles, Debbie Millman, Maurizio Cattelan, Theodore Roosevelt and many others.

An audit of the courses our people are taking up, particularly younger and middle-aged Singaporeans must be reviewed every so often in consultation with input from the Industry Transformation Maps stakeholders so as to even as the best outcomes possible for our workers in the medium term.
Being middle-aged is about realising that you‘ve lived most of your life. You don’t have as much time in front of you as you have behind you.
I don’t want to just add another DVD to the pile. So I think, ‘Is this going to have an impact and some lasting value? Is it worth it for me to spend two years of my middle-aged life on this?’ They’re my criteria, and I think that’s led me to more urgent projects.
Larry Charles
You shouldn’t be learning how to code when you’re middle-aged. You should be learning how to code when you’re a kid.
I would describe myself as a tallish, shy, middle-aged man who equally loves his work and his freedom. And a good liar!
The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
Hard audiences tend to be when it’s all men. It’s when businesses have dos where they’re at conferences all day then book a comedian for the evening. They’re men of a certain age – basically middle-aged, balding, 50 to 60 years old and I just know I can’t make these people laugh hysterically.
No other show was as absurd as ‘Crackerjack’. It had Stu Francis, who was the first person I saw on TV telling jokes for kids, and then there were the Krankies, who were a comedy duo with a middle-aged woman dressed as a schoolboy doing sketches.
I don’t care if someone is new to acting or experienced in acting: you always learn something from them. It’s just like people in life – whether they’re young or middle-aged or old, you always learn something from someone.
I’m from New York, I’m 53, I have my moments when I’m a nice guy, and more frequently I have my moments where I’m a middle-aged aggravated person. For years I was always the nice guy, so in life I had to pretend to be the nice guy.
My biggest kick comes from the individual fans I run into. Middle-aged men ask me when we’re going to do more Johnny Quest cartoons.
Middle-aged women have greater stability, they are more loyal, and their capacity for steady work is greater than that of younger women.
When I started in the profession, there were very visible actors who were Scottish, Welsh, or regional. Lots of working-class-hero leading actors; it was not fashionable to sound posh. Now, I’m middle-aged; it’s fashionable to sound posh if you are the generation behind me.
If you came from Mars and tried to analyse British or American society through novels, you’d think our society was preponderantly full of middle-aged, slightly alcoholic, middle-class, intellectual men, most of whom are divorced from their families and have nothing to do with children.
I attempted various types of plastic surgery, minutely but enough to stave off this encroaching middle-aged body. And every time I did, something went wrong. I felt misshapen, just not natural any more.
It’s cool to think about nursing, because a lot of people decide to go into it later in their lives. I could slip into school to be an LPN or an RN as a middle-aged man, and it wouldn’t be unusual.
I vividly remember my sixth-grade classroom. I remember what it smelled like, where I sat, what I could see out the window, and how I felt about things. Peel away my decrepit middle-aged exterior, and an important part of me is still twelve years old. It helps me when I sit down to write stories for kids.
I figure this current era of history is the one with the best chance of quality of life for a black, female, disabled, middle-aged, queer person who’s most comfortable not fitting in. The odds still aren’t great, mind you. But I’ll take my chances with the 21st century.
Country music historically has been sort of middle-aged people’s music.
I seem to fancy middle-aged men, weirdly.
For some reason I seem to be a massive hit with middle-aged women. I seriously don’t know what it is.
People come up and say, ‘Hey, I know you!’ They’re middle-aged women and big burly guys. They say, ‘Don’t tell anyone, but I watch Felicity, and I think it’s great.’
I’m not always in that good with middle-aged heterosexual men.
I had always said to myself that forty was the cut off point of my apprenticeship which may for some people sound like a very long one, but the novel as art is a middle-aged art.
Looking back, it amuses me that people imagined that I was a very brash, fearless, redheaded young revolutionary when I was in fact a very insecure, mousy-haired, middle-aged man with a deep fear of authority.
I’m as prone to ‘declinism’ as the next over-mortgaged middle-aged guy.
Ten-year-old boys move differently than middle-aged women, who move differently than athletic guys, who move differently than government bureaucrats.
Europe to me is young people trying to appear middle-aged and middle-aged people trying to appear young.
The base of the party, the middle-aged white working class, has suffered at least as much as any demographic group because of globalization, low-wage immigrant labor, and free trade. Trump sensed the rage that flared from this pain and made it the fuel of his campaign.
I’ve always said, since I got to know him and wrote about him, that he’s the generation he least appeals to is his own and I think in many ways he was born middle-aged and that’s become apparent in recent years.
When I was at college, I worked in a department store called Brit Home Stores, which is a pretty lackluster department store, selling clothes for middle-aged women. My job was to walk the floor and find anything that was damaged, take it to the store room and log it.
Public and employer opinion often defeat society’s best interests with a prejudice against middle-aged women.
Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
The wonderful part about me and Manek getting engaged is that it has given so many middle-aged people hope who have suddenly realized that love is possible and future relationships can be strong, vibrant and wonderful.
I don’t like that politics is associated with middle-aged, greying men.
You do get your stalkers and obsessives though, and it’s a huge problem sometimes. When I lived in Jersey, I used to have a middle-aged lady who, when I’d wake in the middle of the night, I’d see her van parked outside.
It is very difficult for middle-aged, institutionalised males who have done so well out of subsidy – and, fair play, given much back – to realise that there is a time to be a well-heeled revolutionary.
I’m a middle-aged dad, which means I have no social time or life to speak of, and so I connect with my buddies with my Xbox.
I’m concerned, as I guess all middle-aged people are, about the younger generationslevel of literacy.
I was scared to say I was in my 40s because at that point, it sounded really old, and to out myself as a middle-aged human – I felt very awkward about it.
I woke up one morning and realised that one of the problems with being a middle-aged man – of being a man in general – is the tyranny of fashion.
The harsh reality is that if you are middle-aged, write computer code for a living, and earn a six-figure salary, you’re headed for the unemployment lines. Your market value declines as you age, and it becomes harder and harder to get a job.
Underneath this tired, middle-aged exterior, I’m an 11 year old kid.
Any middle-aged woman knows that our feet are not for the faint of heart, especially in midwinter. I wear clogs, so it’s actually like my feet are wooden now.
If I pop off and do something drastic, everyone‘s going to realise because they know I’m 50. Anyway, middle-aged women are sensational.
The state of the industry is much like the state of politics. It’s too middle-aged, white, and male.
As a middle-aged woman who has had some luck as a writer, I’d like this profession of author to remain a possibility for young writers in the future – and not become an arena solely for the hobbyist or the well-heeled.
After it became clear that I was not going to graduate, I had this moment where I was like, ‘I need to not sulk. I need to pursue – at least try – to pursue music. But if I don’t try, I’m going to be a really bitter middle-aged lady working in a cubicle.’
When I see a fan coming over, I can’t help but make an assumption about what they want to talk about. A middle-aged American woman will head over, and I think, ‘Game of Thrones.’ Turns out it’s ‘The Tudors‘ or ‘Elementary‘ or ‘The Hunger Games.’ It’s always a surprise.
If a fan comes up and it is a middle-aged lady, it is probably from ‘Prime‘; if it is a younger girl, it is probably from when I guest-starred on ‘One Tree Hill.’ And if it is, like, a skateboard kid or a hipster kid, I can tell they are ‘How to Make It’ fans.
Scream Queens‘ was so much fun, kind of like a big sorority. And ‘American Horror Story’ is very serious, like a really hip family of middle-aged women. The deaths were fun on ‘Scream Queens’; the deaths on ‘Horror Story’ are very real and intense, and you have to be emotionally prepped for them.
I am Hollywood‘s hottest young, middle-aged director, but I’ll write out of New York because I don’t want to become a salad head. That’s what you become out there: a guacamole dip.
Making jokes is about the most wrong and stupid thing a bemused, middle-aged, white heterosexual Anglo Saxon sort of Celt Australian male can do these days.
On stage, I’m this figure, this actor, who does things that people aren’t used to seeing and I relish in that reaction. In real life, though, I play golf, I shop and I walk around with no makeup on and my hair in a ponytail. I may not be the typical middle-aged Joe, but I’m closer to normal than you think.
I am a struggling writer. A middle-aged man with two little kids and I’m just trying to earn a living. So buy this book – or my kids will have to go to foster care.
It amazes me. I’m just a fat, middle-aged, bald guy, but people still want to meet me.
When I sat in rooms with middle-aged white men, I heard them speaking like young black men in America. They had been solidly middle class for the majority of their working careers, but now they were feeling angry, disaffected, and in some cases, they actually had tears in their eyes.
Of middle age the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.
I write simple songs, and people like that. They’re mature enough to appeal to people who aren’t teenage girls. Most of my fans are older, and it’s nice to think the songs can appeal to middle-aged men and women.
I’m like a middle-aged person; when my friends go on about modern bands, I don’t know what they are talking about. I’m into rock n’ roll, like Jimi Hendrix. Not so much because of my parents, who used to play a lot of Nina Simone and older blues, but my brother and sister.
It’s almost a rite of passage for the middle-aged, it seems, to invent generational stereotypes for dumping on the young.
I get a lot of letters from French lady admirers – and gentlemen. ‘Midsomer’ is a huge hit in France, and it’s all down to the guy dubbing me into French – a middle-aged balding fellow.
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
I’m a chubby middle-aged white guy with short hair. I think that’s it, really. I kind of have a look. Right now, I’m not fat enough to be the fat friend, but I’m not thin enough to be the leading man, so I look like a cop.
I loved pretending to be a middle-aged Jewish woman. I just wanted to do what I saw Gilda Radner and Carol Burnett doing. But I’m not a particularly good impressionist. It was never my strong suit.
We’re all weirdly single, middle-aged women with too much money who look to fill the void with too much shopping.
I am a lazy, cynical, middle-aged guy who has long since come to the conclusion that most historical periods really sucked, for most people, most of the time.
I accidentally make innuendos all the time without even realising. I’m middle-aged, in that sense.
I discovered the Internet. I started seeing how much company information was out there – they didn’t think it would be accessible to a middle-aged journalist sitting in her kitchen in England.
I’ve played so many historical characters because most horrible dictators are short, fat, middle-aged men.
I have become that middle-aged woman who listens to the ‘Hamiltonsoundtrack in my kitchen.
Almost all my middle-aged and elderly acquaintances, including me, feel about 25, unless we haven‘t had our coffee, in which case we feel 107.
In most superhero shows, the superhero is pretty young. He’s in his 20s; he’s single. ‘Black Lightning‘ is a man who’s middle-aged, going through a divorce, and has two daughters.
My position in the family turned out to be a lucky one; I bore neither the brunt of my mother‘s newness to parenthood nor the force of her middle-aged traumas, as my younger sister, Ruth, did.
I love my children, but I don’t really want to talk about them. I’m not that much of a freakish middle-aged mother, I’m just very lucky, and there isn’t much more to say. I’d like not to be constantly expected to be a spokesman for things that are part of the natural rhythm of a woman’s life.
I love being middle-aged in general. I’m more at peace with myself now. I still have tormented times, but they are few and far between. You don’t feel you have to be the centre of your world when you get older. Becoming a mother had been a turning point which stopped me from being the centre of my world.
Older fatherhood isn’t all bad: testosterone rates drop about 1% per year as men age, making them less reactive and more patient, and a professionally established middle-aged man is likely to have more time and money to devote to his kids than a twenty-something who’s just getting started.
When I feel risk-averse, I am much more likely to surround myself with middle-aged, professional, southern females; I just am.
I think the main thing I’d bring to Chewbacca is middle-aged spread. Chewbacca has looked after himself.
Evolving into a middle-aged person is quite interesting if we can understand what it means. I would like to think it meant being a bit sure of what I want.
If people want to find me, they can. They’ll see a middle-aged woman wandering around the grocery store, looking to see what to buy for dinner.
I think it’s fascinating that people take an interest in a middle-aged married couple and what happens behind our closed front door.
Men who are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives.
It is hard work to give life to new characters every single day. It is not as if I am God. I am just a tired, middle-aged woman trying to keep going.
People that are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives.
For most of us, no matter how slim, middle-aged spread really does set in, and your waist thickens, irrespective of whether you’ve had children or if you exercise regularly.
A lot of middle-aged women are children still trying to find their way.
Most people, once the money started getting bigger, thought we would buy a millionaire‘s house looking out at the sea – but what would two middle-aged people do that for? We were sensible enough when we got it.
There are very few record companies who will entertain a middle-aged woman coming to them with original material.
It’s kind of true, you do disappear off the planet if you are a middle-aged woman, but that has some advantages as well.
You can (be a middle-aged comic) if you work very hard at it, because comedy is really hard.
I’m a white, middle-aged, married, middle-class male with kids. I couldn’t be disenfranchised if I tried.
You might as well ask why a middle-aged man with no criminal record might put a paper bag over his head and rob a bank. I acted out of personal desperation.
WhileTwilight”s popularity was undeniable among both the teenagers they were aimed at and middle-aged women who flocked to the series in droves, Meyer has drawn her share of criticism for her writing. Some feminist critics assailed what they saw as Bella’s mooning over her vampire lover.
There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.
My mom wouldn’t let me buy clothes she didn’t like, so I dressed like a middle-aged woman in high school.
I’m officially middle-aged. I don’t need drugs anymore, thank God. I can get the same effect just by standing up real fast.
Jonathan Katz
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
I think it’s harder than ever to be an artist. I think that you end up, especially as a middle-aged person, you pay such big consequences for saying, ‘I’m just going to devote my life to making art,’ or ‘I’m going to devote my life to writing novels.’ You end up with no resources.