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Motivational And Inspirational Quotes For Aging

If you are looking for motivational and inspirational quotes for aging, here is a list compiled from the best I could find.

Motivational And Inspirational Quotes

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.

Betty Friedan

The ordinary experiences of aging alter and clarify your view of past, present, and future.

 Edith Pearlman

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

Mark Twain

“When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.”

Marty Buccella

I don’t feel old or used up, and I don’t have time to waste thinking about aging, because I live only for my cause.

Brigitte Bardot

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If age is just a number, I will make myself #1

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I’m not an aging gracefully type. But I do believe in aging with grace.

 Danielle Steel

There’s no such thing is aging, but maturing and knowledge. It’s beautiful, I call that beauty.

Celine Dion

“Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.”

Dylan Thomas

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you was?”

Satchel Paige

“Too many people, when they get old, think that they have to live by the calendar.”

 John Glenn 

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Wisdom comes with winters.”

Oscar Wilde

“As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.”

Criss Jami

“At 11, I could say ‘I am sodium’ (Element 11) and now, at 79, I am gold.”

Oliver Sacks

“When I grow up I want to be an old woman.”

 Michelle Shocked

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“Aging isn’t about getting old it’s about LIVING… Learning that you can age well, will actually help you to age better… let’s start celebrating and living an engaged life, and stop punishing ourselves for not looking a certain way, and instead of holding ourselves accountable for actually taking care of ourselves inside first, knowing the results on the exterior will be a shining side effect.”

Cameron Diaz

“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.”

Robert Browning

“You do know, I hope, that no man under the age of forty can even approach fascinating.”

Tasha Alexander  A Fatal Waltz

“Count your age by friends, not years.  Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

John Lennon

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“You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.”

George Bernard Shaw

“The trouble is, when a number—your age—becomes your identity, you’ve given away your power to choose your future.”

Richard J. Leider

“You can be timeless, just forget your age, and follow the sun”


“Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.”

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

“I’m baffled that anyone might not think women get more beautiful as they get older. Confidence comes with age, and looking beautiful comes from the confidence someone has in themselves.”

Kate Winslet

“None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”

Henry David Thoreau

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

Ben Franklin

“Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better!”

Ingrid Bergman

“Your 40s are good.  Your 50s are great.  Your 60s are fab.  And 70 is f*@king awesome!”

Helen Mirren

“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

“I can be my age, and be ageless”


“I can’t control how old I am, but I can control how old I feel”


If you have any other motivational and inspirational quotes to add about aging, please feel free to comment below.


  1. I really like the 2 anonymous quotes. Especially, the last one. Your age is not something you have control over but for the most part you can control how old you feel. In sometimes how others perceive you as well. I really like the quotes. Thank you for this post. Have a great day!



  2. Hi there, growing old not really a bad thing, we can’t escape it, it’s nature and all human beings Will always grow old in life time, many are always even scared of growing old, but they can’t run away from it, my best quote about growing old by amy tan

    uniqueness makes us special, makes perception valuable – but it can also make us lonely. This loneliness is different from being ‘alone’: You can be lonely even surrounded by people. The feeling I’m talking about stems from the sense that we can never fully share the truth of who we are. I experienced this acutely at an early age. By Amy tan

  3. This is a very interesting article for aging citizens, it is full of inspirational and motivational quotes.

    Getting old is not actually in term of the number of years but rather accomplishment. There are many attributes getting old to old age but I think it is actually about living your life the way you love.

     My favorite quote is “As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.” by Criss Jami

  4. Awesome quotes

    If we look at life from a different perspective, we do not age. Our bodies do, of course, but our soul goes on forever. The trick is to get it to go on forever in a place that’s not overly painful for  eternity.

    Thanks for the quotes here, i will direct my granny to visit your blog.

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