Favorite Quotations ~  Age, 3 From Age-Ing to Sage-Ing: Profound New Vision of Growing Older

"If you want a thing done well, get a couple of old broads to do it." ~ Bette Davis

You Are Awesome

We turn not older with years, but newer every day. ~ Emily Dickinson

Age is an accumulation of life and loss. Adulthood is a series of lines crossed. ~ Ellen Goodman

The greatest potential for growth and self-realisation exists in the second half of life. ~ Carl Jung

I don't think age is an ugly process. I think age is a beautiful thing. I love wrinkles. I don't like falling down. If I just wrinkle, I may not touch. If I fall down, I'll lift up. ~ Linda Evangelista

There's no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow. ~ Edith Wharton, A Backward Glance, 1934

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent, that is to triumph over old age. ~ Thomas B. Aldrich

Age is how you feel. If you take care of yourself, you'll be able to do the same things. You may not do it as often. But you can still do it. ~ Barry Bonds

I am my age. I'm not making any effort to change it. ~ Harrison Ford

Aging does not need to be hidden or denied, but can be understood, affirmed and experienced as a process of growth by which the mystery of life is slowly revealed to us. ~ Henri Nouwen/Walter Gaffney, Aging: The Fullfillment of Life

Folks in their 60s and 80s are reinventing how older people live. ~ David Oliver Relin

I have reached a point in my life where I understand the pain and the challenges; and my attitude is one of standing up with open arms to meet them all. ~ Myrlie Evers

There’s many a good tune played on an old fiddle. ~ English Proverb

The great comfort of turning forty-nine is the realization that you are now too old to die young. ~ Paul Dickson