Growing Old Gracefully Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt, Confucius, Natalie Imbruglia, Desmond Tutu, Sophia Loren, Henry Ford and many others.
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
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.
I like the idea of growing old gracefully and full of wrinkles… like Audrey Hepburn.
Instead of growing old gracefully, at home with my family – reading and writing and praying and thinking – too much of my time has been spent at airports and in hotels.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Growing old gracefully used to begin at about 35, but today women prefer to ‘stay young gratefully’ with thanks to designers, beauticians and plastic surgeons.
Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.
If wrinkles must be written on our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.
And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!
Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Aging is not “lost youth” but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
I do believe in growing old gracefully, and when the time comes that I would look silly performing on stage, I’ll be prepared to give it up without regrets.
The spirit should never grow old.