45 Quotes About Aging Gracefully


Beauty knows no time or distance. These quotes about aging gracefully are focused on moving forward in time with acceptance to what is in store for you ahead.

“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 I’m a really happy person, I enjoy life. I think you see that on people. I think there’s nothing more aging than misery.”

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

“As much as I loathe this aging thing, I’m beginning to recognize that I am now a healthier person in terms of self-worth and knowing who I am and where I fit in the world. That’s been a good trade-off for the wrinkles.”

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

“How do I confront aging? With a wonder and a terror. Yeah, I’ll say that. Wonder and terror.”

“I am not afraid of aging, but more afraid of people’s reactions to my aging.”

“I am optimistic. But I also know that, with time, I’m beginning to fight issues of aging as well as long-term paralysis.”

“I didn’t want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful.”

“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.”

“If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.”

“I’m enjoying the aging process and the gray hair and the wrinkles.”

“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.”

“Knowing how to age and not being afraid of aging is very healthy.”

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

“Occasionally I’ve seen children become heavy-handed and insensitive when dealing with their aging parents, and it only caused resentment and hard feelings.”

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

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

“The bulk of my fans are my age, and I’m aging at the same rate they are. That makes me relevant. They like hearing what I have to say. I work hard at it, but it’s addicting, really.”

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

“The ordinary experiences of aging alter and clarify your view of past, present, and future.”

“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.”

“There’s no such thing is aging, but maturing and knowledge. It’s beautiful, I call that beauty.”

“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.”

“We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.”

“What helps with aging is serious cognition – thinking and understanding. You have to truly grasp that everybody ages. Everybody dies. Ther is no turning back the clock. So the question in life becomes: What are you going to do while you’re here?”

“Women sit or move to and fro, some are old, some young. The young are beautiful – but the old are more beautiful than the young.”

“Wrinkles only show where smiles have been.”

“You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology.”

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

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

There are many ways to age graceful and embrace the changes in store for you.

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