If you don’t learn constantly, you don’t grow and you will wither. Too many people wither on the vine. Sure, it gets a little harder as you get older, but new experiences and new challenges keep it fresh.— Iris Apfel
Simplistic Growing Older quotations
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.
There's no point in being unhappy about growing older.
Just think of the millions who have been denied the privilege.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire.
In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
We're all flawed human beings and we all have a cauldron of psychosis which we have to unravel as we grow older and find the way we fit in to live our lives as best as possible.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Children with Hyacinth's temperament don't know better as they grow older; they merely know more.
Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.
Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.
Life etches itself onto our faces as we grow older, showing our violence, excesses or kindnesses.
Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
I'm growing older, but not up.
As I grow older, much older, I will experience many things, and I will hit rock bottom again and again. Again and again I will suffer; again and again I will get back on my feet. I will not be defeated. I won't let my spirit be destroyed.
Life is a journey up a spiral staircase;
as we grow older we cover the ground covered we have covered before, only higher up; as we look down the winding stair below us we measure our progress by the number of places where we were but no longer are. The journey is both repetitious and progressive; we go both round and upward.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, for you shall only live it once. Be comfortable with growing older.
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution.
The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.
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.
The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
A lot of men are very possessive and they want to control you.
But as you grow older, you attract people who are on your wavelength and who understand who you are.
I say, as a singer grows older, his conception grows a little deeper, because he lives life and he understands what he is trying to say a little more. And I think this gives. If a singer tries to find out what's happening in life, it gives him a better insight on telling the story of the song he is trying to sing.
The best of America drifts to Paris. The American in Paris is the best American. It is more fun for an intelligent person to live in an intelligent country. France has the only two things toward which we drift as we grow older—intelligence and good manners.
As I grow older part of my emotional survival plan must be to actively seek inspiration instead of passively waiting for it to find me.
Picture books are for everybody at any age, not books to be left behind as we grow older.
As we grow older and realize more clearly the limitations of human happiness, we come to see that the only real and abiding pleasure in life is to give pleasure to other people.
As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do.
You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt;
as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear, as young as your hope, as old as your despair.
I prefer old age to the alternative.
Age is no guarantee of maturity.
If your gonna screw up, do it while you're young. Older you get, the harder it is to bounce back.