The following quotations were take from a light hearted Ladies web site called Growing Old Disgracefully.
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About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age.
— Gloria Pitzer

‘Age’ is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.
— Martha Graham

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

The time to begin most things is ten years ago.
— Mignon McLaughlin

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

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
— Anouk Aimee

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

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.
— Jennifer Yane

Old age is no place for sissies.
— Bette Davis

Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.
— Ruth Gordon

Don’t be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.
— Grace Hansen

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
— Katharine Hepburn

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
— Betty Smith

Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.
— Sophia Loren

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
— Alice Walker

There are two ways of meeting difficulties. You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.
— Phyllis Bottome

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.
— Faith Baldwin

To love what you do and feel that it matters—how could anything be more fun?
— Katherine Graham

Being old isn’t something to deny, hush up or apologise for. It’s something to celebrate.
— Virginia Ironside

Growing old is a journey best undertaken with a sense of humour and curiosity.
— Irma Kurtz

“Old” is not a dirty word. Old age is not an illness. It took a long time and a lot of hard work to get here and I see no reason to apologise for my arrival.
— Irma Kurtz

You can’t turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again!
— Bonnie Prudden