35 Quotes About Aging


The way that society looks at aging can dictate the way people think about growing older. These quotes about aging encourage changing our mindset towards getting older.

“Age is not how old you are, but how many years of fun you’ve had.”

“Aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.”

“Aging gracefully is one thing, but trying to slow it down is another.”

“Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don’t worry girls, look like a wreck, that’s the way it goes.”

“Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that.”

“Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn’t want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer.”

“Aging is not an option, not for anyone. It is how gracefully we handle the process and how lucky we are, as the process handles us.”

“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.”

“Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.”

“And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!”

“Everyone will be old. We must grow old gracefully whoever we are.”

“Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.”

“I like the woman you became better than the girl you were. I like the story you’ve written on your face”

“If it seems as though things are under control, you’re not going fast enough.”

“If wrinkles must be written on our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.”

“I’m not an aging gracefully type. But I do believe in aging with grace.”

“I’m not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.”

“It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.”

“It is not a question of how old you are, but a question of how you are old.”

“Just because you’re grown up and then some doesn’t mean settling into the doldrums of predictability. Surprise people. Surprise yourself.”

“No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.”

“Older women are like aging strudels – the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own.”

“She looked at his face. So old and wrinkled. So beautiful and just right.”

“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.”

“The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.”

“The more candles on my cake, the more exercise I get blowing them out.”

“The older I get, the less I know. It’s wonderful–it makes the world so spacious.”

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”

“There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.”

“Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.”

“To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent–that is to triumph over old age.”

“Wrinkles only show where smiles have been.”

“You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.”

“Your age is measured by your dreams not by the years.”

“Your face is marked with lines of life, put there by love and laughter, suffering and tears. It’s beautiful.”

From changing in our physical appearance to the ailments we experience growing older, aging is a part of life we can not avoid going through.

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