Aging Gracefully Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old aging gracefully quotes, aging gracefully sayings, and aging gracefully proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!

Audrey Hepburn

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

Betty Friedan

Aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.

Clint Eastwood

No one can avoid aging, but aging productively is something else.     

Katharine Graham

Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that.

Eartha Kitt

Aging gracefully is one thing, but trying to slow it down is another.

Courteney Cox

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

Robert Browning

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

Women sit or move to and fro, some are old, some young. The young are beautiful - but the old are more beautiful than the young.

Walt Whitman

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent--that is to triumph over old age.     

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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

Ben Franklin

Older women are like aging strudels - the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own.

Robert Farrar Capon

Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.

Kitty O'Neill Collins

There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.     

Susan Anton

The best part of the art of living is to know how to grow old gracefully.     

Eric Hoffer

It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.

Arnold Palmer

Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don't worry girls, look like a wreck, that's the way it goes.     

Jeanne Moreau

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

Danielle Steel

Aging is not an option, not for anyone. It is how gracefully we handle the process and how lucky we are, as the process handles us.     

Cindy Mcdonald

Everyone will be old. We must grow old gracefully whoever we are.     

Kazeronnie Mak

Your face is marked with lines of life, put there by love and laughter, suffering and tears. It's beautiful.     

Lynsay Sands

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

You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.

George Bernard Shaw

It is not a question of how old you are, but a question of how you are old.

Jules Renard

The more candles on my cake, the more exercise I get blowing them out.

Donna Lynn Hope

If it seems as though things are under control, you're not going fast enough.

Mario Andretti

Wrinkles only show where smiles have been.

Mark Twain

Age is not how old you are, but how many years of fun you've had.

Matt Maldre

If wrinkles must be written on our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.

James Garfield

I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.     

Henri Frederic Amiel