Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be.— William Wordsworth
Colorful Growing Old Gracefully quotations
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.
Anyone who stops learning is old — whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps on learning not only remains young but becomes constantly more valuable — regardless of physical capacity.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
The most important thing is growing old gracefully.
And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!
The spirit should never grow old.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
When granted many years of life, growing old in age is natural, but growing old with grace is a choice. Growing older with grace is possible for all who will set their hearts and minds on the Giver of grace, the Lord Jesus Christ.
I don't plan to grow old gracefully. I plan to have face-lifts until my ears meet.
Generally, old media don't die. They just have to grow old gracefully. Guess what, we still have stone masons. They haven't been the primary purveyors of the written word for a while now of course, but they still have a role because you wouldn't want a TV screen on your headstone.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth.
.. suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
Instead of growing old gracefully, at home with my family - reading and writing and praying and thinking - too much of my time has been spent at airports and in hotels.
Beautiful old people are works of art.
Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.
I like the idea of growing old gracefully and full of wrinkles... like Audrey Hepburn.
There are so few who can grow old with a good grace.
It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
I think in some ways - only in some ways - but in some ways, rock and roll has let me down. It really doesn't leave you a way to grow old gracefully and continue to work.
I do believe in growing old gracefully, and when the time comes that I would look silly performing on stage, I'll be prepared to give it up without regrets.
You can either grow old gracefully or begrudgingly. I chose both.
Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.
It is difficult to grow old gracefully.
If I am to tell you how to grow old gracefully, I must tell you at the beginning of life; for no man can grow old gracefully unless he begins early.
There is a major turning point in life when you have to decide: shall I grow old gracefully or shall I try everything to stem the tide? For me, that point came in 2001, when I stopped dyeing my hair.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.
The rarest attainment is to grow old happily and gracefully.
Here was a thing that would grow old;
here was a thing that would turn beautiful and lose that beauty, that would inherit the grace but also the bad ear and flawed figure of her mother, that would smile too much and squint too often and spend the last decades of her life creaming away the wrinkles made in youth until she finally gave up and wore a collar of pears to hide a wattle; here was the ordinary sadness of the world.