100 Quotes About Age – Best Age Quotes For Ageing Well


Looking for the best quotes about age? Here are the 100 most positive quotes about age and ageing to inspire you!



Let’s have a conversation today about quotes about age.

Ageing quotes truly have the power to change your life.

They perfectly encapsulate the feelings you are having.

Quotes about ageing are raw, beautiful and tap into a part of your soul that feels both understood and reflective.


If you want the 100 very best quotes about age, you’ve come to exactly the right place.





So, without further ado, here are the TOP 100 VERY BEST AGEING QUOTES:






1 – Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. Jackie Joyner-Kersee


2 – The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. Madeleine L’Engle


3 – When we were small children, we all played dress-up and everybody had a good time. So why stop? Iris Apfel


4 – Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. General MacArthur


5 – Growing old is mandatory but growing up is optional. Walt Disney





6 – In youth we learn; in age we understand. Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach


7 – My belief is that it’s a privilege to get older – not everybody gets to get older. Cameron Diaz


8 – Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been. David Bowie


9 – Age is the price of wisdom.


10 – I’ve elected to age gracefully. Alana Stewart



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11 – Wrinkles merely mark where smiles have been. Mark Twain


12 – Old age is not a disease – it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses. Maggie Kuhn


13 – Wear your years with pride, like a badge of honor, for you have conquered. You have thrived. You have survived.


14 – Age is just a number. It does not define you. Nor should it hold you back nor dictate what you do.


15 – The beauty of a woman with passing years only grows. Audrey Hepburn



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16 – Those who love deeply never grow old. They may die of old age but they die young. Benjamin Franklin


17 – Education is the best provision for old age. Aristotle


18 – You get old and you realize there are no answers, just stories. Garrison Kellar


19 – Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age and dreams are forever. Walt Disney


20 – Aging is just another word for living. Cindy Joseph








21 – Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better. Ingrid Bergman


22 – Too many people, when they get old, think that they have to live by the calendar. John Glenn



23 – Age is an issue of mind over matter if you don’t mind it doesn’t matter. Mark Twain


24 – I’m getting old. And I’m disappointed in everything just the way old people traditionally, boringly are. That bothers me because is it too traditional? Am I not fighting hard enough? I don’t feel the fight. I don’t feel it. Maurice Sendak



25 – Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. John Lennon



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26 – Stop and ask yourself, ‘When I look back on my life in a few years, what would I regret not having done right now?’ I value memorable experiences over anything else. Dido



27 – The making of a woman who has continued to grow is a beautiful thing to behold. Naomi Wolf


28 – How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you was? Satchel Paige




29 – Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Satchel Paige



30 – Don’t underestimate the powers of an open mind. A lot of people are concerned with staying physically young; while that’s appealing, I’m more interested in maintaining my curiosity. Diablo Cody










31 – Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. Coco Chanel



32 – Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Samuel Ullman



33 – Gravity and wrinkles are fine with me. They’re a small price to pay for the new wisdom inside my head and my heart. Drew Barrymore



34 – Do not try to live forever, you will not succeed. George Bernard Shaw



35 – Ageing isn’t that bad if you consider the alternatives. Maurice Chevalier






36 – Don’t try to be young. Just open your mind. Stay interested in stuff. There are so many things I won’t live long enough to find out about, but I’m still curious about them. You know people who are already saying, ‘I’m going to be 30—oh, what am I going to do?’ Well, use that decade! Use them all! Betty White



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



38 – By the time you’re eighty years old you’ve learned everything. You only have to remember it. George Burns



39 – Aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it. Clint Eastwood


40 – Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. Stanislaw Jerzy Lec







41 – Age holds absolutely no fear for me. There is so much enjoyment ahead. Penelope Cruz



42 – I look forward to being older, when what you look like becomes less and less an issue and what you are is the point. Susan Sarandon


43 – The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind.  William Wordsworth



44 – It’s wonderful to know you’re aging, because that means you’re still on the planet, right? Goldie Hawn



45 – I have made a rule about such things, which I commend to you, young man: As soon as you feel too old to do a thing, DO IT. Margaret Deland



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46 – It’s a great thing getting older. You are who you are; you say what you mean. Reese Witherspoon



47 – There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people who love. When you learn to tap into this source, you will truly have defeated age. Sophia Loren


48 – He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition, youth and age are equally a burden. Plato



49 – Nothing is more ageing than the battle to keep young. Robert Eddison


50 – Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be. Robert Browning









51 – It’s a privilege to get old… The reality is that I don’t look like I used to look. I just don’t care enough, and in a way it’s saved me. Candice Bergen



52 – Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. C.S. Lewis


53 – At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all. Ann Landers



54 – Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that. Eartha Kitt


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


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56 – Getting old is a fascinating thing. The older you get, the older you want to get! Keith Richards



57 – Growing old is compulsory, growing up is optional. Bob Monkhouse


58 – Because I could not stop for death – He kindly stopped for me. Emily Dickinson



59 – We turn not older with years but newer every day. Emily Dickinson


60 – Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. Bo Bennett






61 – There are six myths about old age: 1. That it’s a disease, a disaster. 2. That we are mindless. 3. That we are sexless. 4. That we are useless. 5. That we are powerless. 6. That we are all alike. Maggie Kuhn



62 – Youth has no age. Pablo Picasso


63 – I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain


64 – Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. Edward Stanley


65 – I feel the older I get, the more I’m learning to handle life … being on this quest for a long time, it’s all about finding yourself. Ringo Starr






66 – These are the soul’s changes. I don’t believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism. Virginia Woolf


67 – I don’t think of getting older as looking better or worse; it’s just different. You change, and that’s okay. Heidi Klum



68 – 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



69 – Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age. George Sand



70 – Aging is a privilege, not a predicament. Martin Firrell









71 – Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. Booth Tarkington



72 – Aging is a process of exchanging hope for insight. Sheridan Hay


73 – Age isn’t important until you run out of it. Malcolm Forbes


74 – Age has no reality except in the physical world. The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and vigorous as when we were in full bloom. Think of love as a state of grace, not the means to anything, but the alpha and omega. An end in itself. Gabriel Garcia Marquez



75 – Oh, the worst of all tragedies is not to die young, but to live until I am seventy-five and yet not ever truly to have lived. Martin Luther King Jr.



76 – Ageing’s a difficult thing, moving closer to death, but it’s okay. I’ve had a good time living, so I’m gonna have a good time dying. Nick Nolte


77 – Aging is natural, and that’s going to happen to all of us…. I just want to always look like myself, even if that’s an older version of myself. Halle Berry



78 – We live in a youth-obsessed culture that is constantly trying to tell us that if we are not young, and we’re not glowing, and we’re not hot, that we don’t matter. I refuse to let a system or a culture or a distorted view of reality tell me that I don’t matter. I know that only by owning who and what you are can you start to step into the fullness of life. Every year should be teaching us all something valuable. Whether you get the lesson is really up to you. Oprah Winfrey



79 – Every year should teach you something valuable; whether you get the lesson is up to you. Every year brings you closer to expressing your whole and healed self. Oprah Winfrey



80 – Personally I like aging. With age comes wisdom and I have said it before and I will say it again, I will take wisdom over youth any day. Brad Pitt



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81 – When you get to my age, you’ll really measure your success in life by how many of the people you want to have love you actually do love you…

If you get to my age in life and nobody thinks well of you, I don’t care how big your bank account is, your life is a disaster. That’s the ultimate test of how you have lived your life. Warren Buffett



82 – The trick is to age honestly and gracefully and make it look great so that everyone looks forward to it. Emma Thompson


83 – The key to successful again is to pay as little attention to it as possible. Judith Regan


84 – Age is not how old you are, but how many years of fun you’ve had. Matt Maldre


85 – Note to self: you are not too old and it’s not too late.


86 – You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.


87 – If you are pining for youth I think it produces a stereotypical old man because you only live in memory, you live in a place that doesn’t exist. Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been. David Bowie



88 – Age is simply the number of years the world has been enjoying you!



89 – It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone. Andy Rooney



90 – One day you will look back and see that all along you were blooming. – Morgan Harper Nichols


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91 – The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time. Dante Alighieri



92 – Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. – Franz Kafka



93 – We are always the same age inside. – Gertrude Stein



94 – I find the whole disdain for ageing crazy. Laura Linney


95 – If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years on this planet, it’s that the happiest and most fulfilled people are those who devoted themselves to something bigger and more profound than merely their own self-interest. John Glenn







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



97 – Age is something that doesn’t matter… unless you are a cheese!” Billie Burke



98 – At 50, everyone has the face he deserves. George Orwell



99 – It’s not how old you are. It’s how you are old. Jules Renard


100 – My face carries all my memories. Why would I erase them? Diane Von Furstenberg




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