I turned 48 on Tuesday this week. I thought I would share some of my favorite quotes on getting older. Enjoy!
One day you’re not old and the next day you have a favorite grocery store.
If you know me based on who I was a year ago, even four months ago, you don’t know me. My growth game is stupid strong. Allow me to reintroduce myself.
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. – Betty Friedan
My body is a temple…ancient and crumbling…probably cursed or haunted.
Women often try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones who look best are often a bit wilder! – Miuccia Prada
Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.
It doesn’t matter how old you are, buying snacks for a road trip should always look like an unsupervised 9-year-old was given $100.
The older you get, the more quiet you become. Life humbles you so deeply as you age. You realize how much nonsense you’ve wasted time on.
Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research. – Carl G Jung
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been. – David Bowie
One of the benefits of being a mature well-educated woman is that you’re not afraid of expletives. And you have no fear to put a fool in his place. That’s the power of language and experience. You can learn a lot from Shakespeare. – Judi Dench
When I’m old they won’t say “What a sweet old lady.”…they’ll say “What the hell is she up to now?”