And I don't ever remember any kid blowing his brains out listening to Tommy Dorsey. You could buy a brand new Chevvy for $600 and gas for it was 11 cents a gallon.
If you saw anything with "Made in Japan" on it, it was junk. Back then, "5 and 10" stores were stores that actually sold things for a nickel or a dime; even ice cream cones. Smoking was fashionable, grass was mowed, Coke was a cold drink and pot was something you cooked in.
You feel like the night after, and you haven't been anywhere. When you fall down, you wonder what else you can do while you're down there. You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks. It's hard to be nostalgic when ou can't remember anything. - The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.
Your little black book contains only names ending in M. You get winded playing chess.; Your children begin to look middle aged.; You're still chasing women but can't remember why. You're getting old when you get the same sensation from a rocking chair that you once got from a roller coaster. If you think old soldiers just fade away, try getting into your old army uniform. Oh my goodness you forgot to pull your zipper down! A few points I have not yet been able to figure out: How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are? - When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra.
If you are too young, please tell all the "elders" you know about it; it may brighten their day. Ah, being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable. The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for. When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, think of Algebra. One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been. By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere. You're getting old when getting lucky means you find your car in the parking lot. You're getting old when you're sitting in a rocker and you can't get it started. You're getting old when you wake up with that morning after feeling, and you didn't do anything the night before. You know you're getting old when you stop buying green bananas. The nice thing about being senile is you can hide your own Easter eggs. 12 years old - My mother doesn't really know everything. 45 years old - Let's go down the hallway and ask Mom what she thinks.