The only problem is that each of these old guys lived at different times. So, as Jon Seder over at Mental Floss, point out, there likely wasn't a real golden age.
I work with and love teenagers. So for those of you who like to blame the youth for anything and everything, check this out. It's 15 quotes from grumpy old men doing what grumpy old men do best. Oh, it's also for anyone who wants to chuckle at the irony of it all. And anyone who likes reading ye olde English.
15 Historical Complaints.