Inspirational Ageing Quotes : Ageing Sayings In Life

These ageing quotes will inspire you. Ageing grow old or older, especially visibly and obviously so or cause to grow, feel, or appear older.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging ageing quotes, ageing sayings, and ageing proverbs.

Famous Ageing Quotes

  1. “Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  2. “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  3. “Ageing’s alright, better than the alternative, which is not being here.” ~ George H. W. Bush
  4. “Age isn’t important until you run out of it.” ~ Malcolm Forbes

  5. “Sympathetic cracks. A term frequently used by architects and surveyors in terms of ageing houses. I know what they mean.” ~ Ted Dexter
  6. “These are the soul’s changes. I don’t believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  7. “Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.” ~ Mark Twain
  8. “Time may be a great healer, but it’s a lousy beautician.” ~ Dorothy Parker

  9. “To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.” ~ Herman Melville , Ageing quotes wisdom
  10. “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” ~ Lucille Ball
  11. “Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.” ~ Henry Ford
  12. “Old age is no place for sissies.” ~ Bette Davis

  13. Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a concept that humans created.” ~ Yoko Ono
  14. “Aging is not “lost youth” but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” ~ Betty Friedan
  15. “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~ Mark Twain
  16. “Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.” ~ Leon Trotsky

  17. “I have a fantastic method for anti-ageing. It’s eating. Plumps out your skin beautifully.” ~ Miranda Hart
  18. “The idea that ageing was subject to control was completely unexpected.” ~ Cynthia Kenyon
  19. “Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” ~ Arthur Wing Pinero
  20. “I just don’t like the idea of having an operation to hold up the ageing process.” ~ Demi Moore

  21. “The lack of manpower and infrastructural capacity in our Intermediate and Long-term Care sectors are problems that have been with us for the past 10 years. The demand for rehabilitation services will only increase with a rapidly ageing population. I hope the Ministry will share its roadmap to meet the rising demand for rehabilitation services.” ~ Low Thia Khiang
  22. “I don’t want to be vain or fearful, and I don’t think I’ll do anything [in terms of plastic surgery], but if I want to do something, I will. From my perspective, there’s no reason to be afraid of aging, because if you age, you’re lucky! The alternative is death.” ~ Drew Barrymore
  23. “What is the noble truth of suffering? Birth is suffering, ageing is suffering and sorrow and lamentation, pain, grief and despair are suffering.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  24. “And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!” ~ Audrey Hepburn

  25. “As I am ageing, naturally, how I want my videogames to be played must be changing.” ~ Shigeru Miyamoto
  26. “Women are not forgiven for aging.” ~ Jane Fonda
  27. “I’m very pleased with each advancing year. It stems back to when I was forty. I was a bit upset about reaching that milestone, but an older friend consoled me. “Don’t complain about growing old – many, many people do not have that privilege.”” ~ Earl Warren
  28. “As for wrinkles–Pshaw! Why shouldn’t we have wrinkles? Honorable insignia of long service in this warfare.” ~ C. S. Lewis

  29. “A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” ~ John Barrymore
  30. “None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  31. “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.” ~ Sophia Loren
  32. “Ageing is a privilege not a predicament.” ~ Martin Firrell

  33. “I firmly believe that every six years, a person goes through a serious change. Think about it: At 6, you start school. At about 12, you start hitting puberty. And then it goes on. You start hitting these different mental levels, and people change. I think that’s part of the reason the divorce rate is so high.” ~ Randy Houser
  34. “Give me yesterday’s bread, this day’s flesh, and last year’s cider” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  35. “Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  36. “Wrinkles are engraved smiles.” ~ Jules Renard

  37. “Personally I like ageing. With age comes wisdom and I have said it before and I say it again, I will take wisdom over youth any day.” ~ Brad Pitt
  38. “I had always been led to believe that ageing was a slow and gradual process, the creep of a glacier. Now I realise that it happens in a rush, like snow falling off a roof.” ~ David Nicholls
  39. “We’ve just done a five-day retreat at the Chopra centre and people who went to the meditation retreat saw their anti-ageing enzyme increase by 40 per cent. We looked at their 23,000 genes and the self-healing genes were up regulated and all the genes related to heart disease, cancer and inflammatory diseases, diabetes, they all went down within five days.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  40. “within that ageing outer shell we remain very much the same as we did in our late teens and early twenties.” ~ M.M. Kaye

  41. “In modeling or football, being 30 is very bad. But, for an actress, ageing is like wine. You taste better and better because your body, your mind, your feelings, all this is a tool and it’s getting sharper with time.” ~ Ludivine Sagnier
  42. “Ageing is very rare. We only see it in humans and laboratory animals and in zoo animals and in our pets. Basically, organisms that are protected from the external world. Once you create that protection, you live long enough to see ageing.” ~ S. Jay Olshansky
  43. “Dying is a matter of slapstick and pratfalls. The ageing process is not gradual or gentle. It rushes up, pushes you over and runs off laughing. No one should grow old who isn’t ready to appear ridiculous.” ~ John Mortimer
  44. “As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.” ~ Norman Wisdom

  45. “In my life and career I want to embrace ageing because I think that’s what’s interesting.” ~ Kim Cattrall
  46. “I don’t think of getting older as looking better or worse; it’s just different. You change, and that’s OK. Life is about change. I don’t have anxiety about it, so I’m not running to get Botox. Maybe that will change, but I don’t think so. I feel comfortable in my skin and comfortable with ageing, so I think it’s okay that I get wrinkles.” ~ Heidi Klum
  47. “Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~ Jack Benny
  48. “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” ~ Mark Twain

  49. “I’ve become totally hooked on Cellex-C. It’s an anti-ageing serum and is fantastic. I use it morning and evening and even on my hands, where it has faded those dark spots.” ~ Joan Collins , Anti ageing quotes
  50. “The trick is to age honestly and gracefully and make it look great, so that everyone looks forward to it.” ~ Emma Thompson , Ageing quotes gracefully
  51. “For healthy adult people, the really big thing we can foresee are ways of intervening in the ageing process, either by slowing or reversing it.” ~ Nick Bostrom
  52. “Ageing footballers never lose their commitment; they just lose their pace” ~ Gary Lineker

  53. “(I)t is highly questionable whether when ‘Europe speaks with one voice’, as we are so often told it is doing, anyone is really listening. Europe’s reputation as a serious player in international affairs is unenviable. It is a feeble giant who desperate attempts to be taken seriously are largely risible. It has a weak currency and a sluggish inflexible economy, still much reliant on hidden protectionism. It has a shrinking, ageing, population and, with the exception of Britain, rather unimpressive armed forces and, not excepting Britain, muddled diplomacy.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  54. “Sleep and meditation are key. Natural sleep for 8 hours will help remove toxins from the body, help consolidate memory, create order from chaos. Sleep activates good hormones that are associated with rejuvenation and slowing down the ageing process.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  55. “There are many issues in the global economy in general and in the western economy as well: population ageing, drop in labour productivity growth rates. This is obvious. The overall demographic situation is very complicated.” ~ Vladimir Putin
  56. “All of my friends are my age and we are all ageing at the same time. We talk about it and moan, but it doesn’t bother me.” ~ Claudia Schiffer

  57. “Gloria Steinem’s marriage is proof positive of the emotional desperation of ageing feminists who for over 30 years worshiped the steely career woman and callously trashed stay-at-home moms.” ~ Camille Paglia
  58. “I’m not a comic book character. I’m not Indiana Jones or Bond, I’m a flesh and blood guy who is ageing and changing. I don’t have to do what I did in ’93. I couldn’t do it and thank God.” ~ David Duchovny
  59. “Is that a good definition of marking the ageing watershed? That moment when you realize – quite rationally, quite unemotionally – that the world in the not-so-distant future will not contain you: that the trees you planted will continue growing but you will not be there to see them.” ~ William Boyd
  60. “Ageing means a loss of a number of skills over time.” ~ Julie Bishop

  61. “Fighting the ageing process just doesn’t work. I think that actresses, ultimately, are responsible for the faces we give to women.” ~ Juliette Binoche
  62. “When the Australian Government looked at how to meet the challenges, and the opportunities, presented by our ageing population, it saw that an all-encompassing approach was a prerequisite.” ~ Julie Bishop
  63. “Never mind, love, it’s not the end of the world.” ~ Simon Barnes

  64. “The reason some younger women were willing to go out with my flabby, ageing self was that no one of their own age would put up with them for more than 10 minutes.” ~ Mark Barrowcliffe
  65. “In some instances even certain social services that normally were supplied, or pre-empted by the state. Take the United States, the [Ronald] Reagan administration is withdrawing assistance, all kinds of welfare programs, and if people don’t improvise their own resources to cope with problems of the ageing, problems of the sick, problems of the young, problems of the poor, problems of tenant rights, who will?” ~ Murray Bookchin

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