“To me, growing old is great. It’s the very best thing – considering the alternative.”  Michael Caine

“A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.”  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven’t committed.”  Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“If the infinity of the sea may call out thus, perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him, too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious; and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him.”  Henryk Sienkiewicz

“The trick is growing up without growing old.”  Casey Stengel

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”  Mark Twain

“I look forward to growing old and wise and audacious.”  Glenda Jackson

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.”  Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

(Photo:  Maria Von Trapp)

10 thoughts on “Brainy quotes on Growing Old

  1. You know, I don’t mind growing old, but I’ve noticed that a lot of other women do. I have moments I would like to hold onto a little longer, but outside of that I just really like seeing what comes next.
    Why do I feel like I just jinxed myself?

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