In District 12, looking old is something of an achievement since so many people die early. You see an elderly person, you want to congratulate them on their longevity, ask the secret of survival. A plump person is envied because they aren’t scraping by like the majority of us.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

As we age, we become our parents; live long enough and we see faces repeat in time.

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

One great thing about getting old is that you can get out of all sorts of social obligations just by saying you’re tired.

George Carlin

Jess [to Schmidt]: You’re like aging ballerina, child chess prodigy, old magician crazy.

Jess, New Girl

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