Top 66 Middle-Aged Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Middle-Aged Quotes from famous people such as Alice Cooper, Dawn French, Greg Davies, Andrew Denton, Nafessa Williams, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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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.
Alice Cooper
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.
Dawn French
I think the main thing I’d bring to Chewbacca is middle-aged spread. Chewbacca has looked after himself.
Greg Davies
You can (be a middle-aged comic) if you work very hard at it, because comedy is really hard.
Andrew Denton
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.
Nafessa Williams
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.
Janet Fitch
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.
Mark Haddon
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.
Debbie Millman
The question I ask myself is: have I really just become a squeamish middle-aged man, or has something happened to the horror genre that shows a growing appetite for watching torture, or at least a desire to explore it on film? And if so, why would that be? I can’t pretend I know. I just know I don’t like it.
Mark Gatiss
A lot of middle-aged women are children still trying to find their way.
Tamsin Greig
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.
Maeve Binchy
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.
Paul Sinha
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.’
Ian Gomez
We’re like a middle-aged boy band on tour.
Sal Vulcano
I am essentially a middle-aged woman who likes making up weird snack combinations and galloping.
Miranda Hart
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.
Pamela Druckerman
What I find is that it’s the middle-aged authors who have lived a life who have the most important, interesting voices. They just need someone to give them the key to unlock the door.
Fiona McIntosh
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.
Jamie Lee Curtis
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.
Bryan Greenberg
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.
Michael O’Donoghue
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.
Rodman Philbrick
The middle-aged woman is the ground bed of the audience that watches television, and yet they are absolutely invisible.
Samantha Bond
In terms of target audience, who cares what a middle-aged guy like me wants; most mainstream are not catering to me at all.
Geoff Dyer
There’s something peculiar about writing fiction. It requires an interesting balance between seeing the world as a child and having the wisdom of a middle-aged person. The further you get from childhood and the experience of the teenage years, the greater the danger of losing that wellspring.
Kazuo Ishiguro
The young person isn’t certain that love can be real; the middle-aged man is only discovering that it is; and the older person seems so sure of it. I was interested in the way that many of us go through the whole of our lives staying with someone just out of complacency, because leaving isn’t easy.
Conor McPherson
I’m concerned, as I guess all middle-aged people are, about the younger generations’ level of literacy.
Chris Pavone
My mom wouldn’t let me buy clothes she didn’t like, so I dressed like a middle-aged woman in high school.
Gillian Jacobs
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.
Clare Rewcastle Brown
For some reason I seem to be a massive hit with middle-aged women. I seriously don’t know what it is.
John Barrowman
I don’t want a middle-aged white man telling me how to write my feelings. It’s not gonna work for me.
Jade Bird
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.
Amy Macdonald
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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.
Diane Keaton
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.
Julianne Moore
I’ve always said golf can be a turn-off – all those middle-aged men in bad jumpers. I want to be a bit more of a character.
Ian Poulter
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.
John Nettles
While ‘Twilight”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.
Michelle Dean
I’m not always in that good with middle-aged heterosexual men.
Kathy Griffin
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.
S. E. Hinton
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.
Mariella Frostrup
I don’t like that politics is associated with middle-aged, greying men.
Georgia Toffolo
I accidentally make innuendos all the time without even realising. I’m middle-aged, in that sense.
Alice Levine
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.
Katharine Graham
I dress up as a middle-aged prostitute and do a game show.
Paul O’Grady
I moved from Moscow to Rome with my family and two bicycles in 1998, and spent a lot of that year- and the next – obsessed, I am sorry to admit, with the bicycles. Italy, after all, was a place where thousands of middle-aged men felt perfectly comfortable spending many hours a week in brightly colored spandex.
Michael Specter
There’s a crystallization that goes on in a poem which the young man can bring off, but which the middle-aged man can’t.
John Updike
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.
John Nettles
The only advantage to being a middle-aged man is that when you put on a jacket and tie, you’re the Scary Dad. Never mind that no one has had an actually scary dad since 1966. The visceral fear remains.
P. J. O’Rourke
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.
James May
When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead, he is telling the literal truth.
Elmer Davis
The state of the industry is much like the state of politics. It’s too middle-aged, white, and male.
Jessica Henwick
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.
Jessamyn West
Middle-aged women have greater stability, they are more loyal, and their capacity for steady work is greater than that of younger women.
Kate Smith
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.
Anthony Holden