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The girl lifted the steaming mug to her lips. The smell of the heavily spiced mead flooded the room. The therapist didn't comment, hadn't commented. She was technically legal, however young she might look.

I look like I'm twelve and that's ok.
Sarah Hyland on The Ellen Show

Steven: Maybe she's moved on!
Kevin: She's moved on...? Wait, did you guys break up? Can seven-year-olds even do that?
Steven: I'm fourteen!

Nana: Hey, lil' kids shouldn't be swearin' now.
Leia: I'm not a little kid! I'm thirteen! I just haven't evolved yet.

I reached puberty at age 30. At 12, I looked like a fetus.
Dave Barry, to People magazine

Jack was overconscious of his relative youth. Although in America forty-three is considered young for a President, it is early middle age for a man. Certainly, to me, seven years younger, Jack seemed—and indeed was—mildly decrepit. He moved stiffly when he did not limp painfully from a bad back; war wound was the official line; touch football, the reality.

"Monica Bellucci is 50. SHE’S FIF-TEE! I’m guessing that Spectre is about Bond’s search for the kind of virgin blood that Lucia Sciarra smears on her face. But more importantly, what happened in 1996? Was there some kind of gas leak in the offices of the Bond producers that caused them to go crazy in the brains and cast Teri Hatcher over Monica Bellucci? At least Monica’s time has finally come. I’ll say what you say to yourself when your drunk piece finally busts one after 45 minutes of you giving him a hand job: Better late than never!"

I look pretty young but I'm just back-dated.
The Who, "Substitute"

"It's the oily skin. It gives you zits when you are a teenager, but then it doesn't wrinkle as you get older."

Hau: Wow, Miss Lusamine! I don't know how you do all this! You're like, not even that much older than us!
Lusamine: Oh, you sweet boy! I'm already over 40!
Hau: You are? [beat] Wait, WHAT?!
Lusamine: Oh, you! The right style does wonders, you know. And, Hau, your style is a bit wanting, hm?

Dijkstra: You’re almost forty, look almost thirty, think you’re just over twenty and act as though you’re barely ten.

Vince: What about Naboo?
Bollo: He 406.
Vince: No way! He looks about 12! What's his secret? Oil of Ulay I bet.

In a couple days I’m gonna turn 29 years old, and I'm very excited about that. I was hoping by now that I would look older but that didn’t happen. I don’t look older, I just look worse, I think. Honestly, when I'm walking down the street, no one's ever like, "Hey, look at that man!" I think they’re just like "Whoa! That tall child looks terrible! Get some rest, tall child! You can’t keep burning the candle at both ends!"

Superman had called this city home since 1938. Now it was 1985, and whatever responsibilities it held for superhumans had been passed on to her own white-clad, red-caped shoulders. Some people below saw her, pointed, shouted at her, waved their hands wildly. She gave a half-hearted wave back, not really looking at them.
Power Girl wore a white leotard, cut high on the thighs and low on the chest... a great distraction for evildoers, and any other males past puberty. Her feet were hidden in blue buccaneer boots, she wore blue gloves (none of that stupid bare-handed stuff for her; Kal's leaving fingerprints had gotten him in trouble more than once), and had a red belt with a gold buckle slung low on her hips (she had it and wasn't afraid to show it).
She had been born in 1916, and had the body of a 29-year-old. Her origin was far, far stranger than Kal's.

Coby: Luffy, you are the strangest boy I've ever met.
Luffy: Boy? I'm 45 years old, lad!
Coby: But you look like you're 16!
Luffy: Y'try getting wrinkles being made of rubber!

Hikaru: Shidou Hikaru! Fourtheen years old! Eight grade!
Umi & Fuu: WHAT!?!?
Umi: You're the same age as me? I thought you were in grade school.
Fuu: I am so sorry. I thought so too.
Umi: I mean, you don't look like a day over eleven!
Hikaru: (twitching silently)

Mandalorian: Wait. They said fifty years old.
IG-11: Species age differently. Perhaps it could live many centuries.

Mey-Rin: I had not heard you two [Irene Diaz & Grimsby Keane] were lovers, so I was surprised yesterday, I was!
Irene: Oh, do forgive me! We're not very open about it, you see. Grimsby and I are twelve years apart, so it embarrasses me to tell people about us...
Mey-Rin: 12!? You look nothing of the sort, you know!?
Irene: You are too kind, thank you so much!
Mey-Rin: The anti-aging regimen of an actress is nothing to scoff at, not at all... What do you eat to stay looking like that...?

Riki: Friends, meet Riki wifeypon and littlepon.
Reyn: You have got to be joking!
Shulk: Wife and children?! Riki, how old are you?!
Riki: Riki have 40 years. Friends look puzzled.

Natsuki: How old do you think I am?
Mai: (confused) Aren't you a high school girl?
Natsuki: (annoyed) That's not what I meant. I'm seventeen. I was away from school for a year.

Rogue turned to see Lar looking at her. She still wasn't quite sure what to make of the young man. For young he was. Oh, Kara had explained that, in reality, he was older than he looked (Daxamites, like Kryptonians, had longer lifespans than Terrans and, as such, keep their young looks longer. It had been a shock to learn that Kara, though apparently in her mid-twenties, was still a teen in Kryptonian terms. Which would make her close to 50 or 60 in Terran years.

Edith Bromfield: "Will you always be this young, do you think?"
Mary Marvel: "I don't know. I hope not. I pray not. I mean, Mom.... you'd think being 15 forever would be a great thing, wouldn't you, unless you really had to do it?"

[Manuel Neuer is serving as a bouncer for Bayern's Oktoberfest party, and stops Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann at the entrance]note 
Nagelsmann: Oh, come on, let me through! My whole team's in there!
Neuer: Sorry, I have to see ID for anyone who looks 16 or younger.


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