9 Quotes That Will Make You Feel Good About Aging

| May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anti-aging products that fill pharmacy shelves and magazine advertising space push the message that it is better to look, feel and be younger. While of course aging is often accompanied by negative health side effects, these anti-aging messages do not tell the whole story of what it is like to grow “old.” Aging is accompanied by maturity, wisdom, new opportunities — beautiful things that are certainly not “anti” anything.

Do you have a favorite quote about aging?

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” – Ben Franklin

“Again is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn’t want to grow younger.  The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer.” – William Holden

“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” – Betty Friedan

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old.  We grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven’t changed in 70 or 80 years.  Your body changes, but you don’t change at all.” – Doris Lessing

“In fact, looking back, it seems to me that I was clueless until I was about 50 years old.: – Nora Ephron

“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

 

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