Life begins at 40 — but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. – William Feather

Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this. -Benjamin Haydon

When you reach forty you can’t do anything every day. – Henry “Hank” Aaron

When you are forty, half of you belongs to the past…And when you are seventy, nearly all of you. – – – – Jean Anouilh

Be wise with speed; A fool at forty is a fool indeed.- – – – Edward Young