Inspirational Quotes About Getting Older

As we get older, it’s natural to reflect on our lives and how we’ve changed over the years. For some people, getting older is a negative experience, as they feel like they’ve lost something along the way. But for others, growing older is a time of growth and happiness – a time to reflect on all that they have accomplished.

Regardless of your outlook on aging, there are many inspirational quotes about getting older that can help remind you of the good things in life. Here are just a few!

Inspirational Quotes About Getting Older

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. – Sophia Loren

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. – Mark Twain

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator. – Confucius

Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age. – Victor Hugo

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. – George Burns

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.  – Frank Lloyd Wright

I believe the second half of one’s life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it. – Frances Lear

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young. – Theodore Roosevelt

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. – Victor Hugo

And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows! – Audrey Hepburn.
Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better! – Ingrid Bergman.
As you grow, you learn more. If you stayed at twenty-two, you’d always be as ignorant as you were at twenty-two. – Mitch Albom.
There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone but, years after, we know it was much later. – Mignon McLaughlin
Ageing is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. – Betty Friedan

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