25 Best Quotes About Aging

Some quotes have the ability to change your way of thinking on something.

A healthy mindset can spark the actions which lead to looking younger.

We’ve collected the best quotes about aging and youth and come up with this list of 25:

1. “I could not, at any age, be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on.” Eleanor Roosevelt[tweet it]

2. “Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.” Ambrose Bierce[tweet it]

3. “The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” Aldous Huxley[tweet it]

4. “I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.” T.S. Eliot[tweet it]

5. “A good old man, sir. He will be talking. As they say, when the age is in, the wit is out.” William Shakespeare [tweet it]

6. “It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has been set like plaster, and will never soften again.” William James[tweet it]

7. “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[tweet it]

8. “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” Eleanor Roosevelt[tweet it]


9. “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Mark Twain[tweet it]

10. “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[tweet it]

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11. “There’s always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don’t hurt.” Author Unknown [tweet it]

12. “Old age is no place for sissies.” Bette Davis[tweet it]

13. “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” Betty Friedan[tweet it]

14. “To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent–that is to triumph over old age.” Thomas Bailey Aldrich[tweet it]

15. “We are not victims of aging, sickness, and death. These are part of scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being.” Deepak Chopra[tweet it]

16. “The best part about being my age is in knowing how my life worked out.” Scott Adams[tweet it]

17. “Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” Ben Franklin[tweet it]

18. “If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.” Eubie Blake, age 100[tweet it]

19. “Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in his hands Who sayeth ‘a whole I planned, Youth shows but half; Trust God; see all nor be afraid.’” Robert Browning[tweet it]

20. “Aging 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[tweet it]

21. “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” Satchel Paige[tweet it]

22. “Nothing is inherently and invincibly young except spirit. And spirit can enter a human being perhaps better in the quiet of old age and dwell there more undisturbed than in the turmoil of adventure.” George Santayana[tweet it]

23. “We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” George Bernard Shaw[tweet it]

24. “For the unlearned, old age is winter; for the learned, it is the season of the harvest.” Hasidic saying[tweet it]

25. “Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.” Chili Davis[tweet it]


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