Favorite Quotations ~† Age, 4 Aging Well

"I never feel age... if you have creative work, you donít have age or time." ~ Louise Nevelson

Daring to Begin, July 27, 2005

One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you've become harmless. ~ Liz Smith, The Older the Fiddle

The man or woman you really love will never grow old to you. Through the wrinkles of time, through the bowed frame of years, you will always see the dear face and feel the warm heart union of your eternal love. ~ Alfred A. Montapert

At 20 a man is a peacock, at 30 a lion, at 40 a camel, at 50 a serpent, at 60 a dog, at 70 an ape, and at 80 nothing. ~ Baltasar GraciŠn

The cruelty of nature is you have to work out harder when you get older ... It should be the other way around: Work out hard when you're a kid you should be able to coast when you get older. But unfortunately you have to do more to stay in the same position. ~ Clint Eastwood

In some ways, it would be nice to stay younger, but I feel pretty happy about growing older... Personally, I don't have a lot of the regular hand-ups with getting older that some people do. I've never tried to disguise my age. People find out anyway. ~ Holly Hunter, USA Today, 9/5/03

You don't stop laughing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop laughing. ~ Michael Pritchard

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

Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force. ~ Dorothy Sayers

Old age is a hindrance to creativity but cannot crush my youthful spirit. ~ Rembrandt

My breakthrough came very late in life, really only starting when I was 50...I had the strength for new deeds and ideas. ~ Edvard Munch

It wasn't youth that made me so energetic -- it was enthusiasm. That's why I know a woman of any age has it within her to begin a business or life's work of any sort. It's a fresh outlook that makes youth so attractive anyway, that quality of anything is possible. That spirit is not owned only by those under thirty. ~ Estee Lauder

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