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Quotes About Staying Young

When you’re having trouble staying positive, remember these great quotes about staying young . . .

  • “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
    C.S. Lewis
  • “You’re never too old to become younger.
    Mae West
  • “I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming… suddenly you find – at the age of 50, say – that a whole new life has opened before you.
    Agatha Christie
  • “To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
    Bernard M. Baruch
  • “Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
    Betty Friedan
  • “I never feel age…If you have creative work, you don’t have age or time.
    Louise Nevelson
  • “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
  • “In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive long past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways.
    Edith Wharton
  • “Though it sounds absurd, it is true to say I felt younger at sixty than I felt at twenty.
    Ellen Glasgow
  • “I grow more intense as I age.
    Florida Scott-Maxwell

  • “The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
    Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “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.
    George Sand
  • “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
    Lucille Ball
  • “No matter how old you are, there’s always something good to look forward to.
    Lynn Johnston
  • “You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.
    Michael Pritchard
  • “Age is…wisdom, if one has lived one’s life properly.
    Miriam Makeba
  • “I am an old man, but in many senses a very young man. And this is what I want you to be, young, young all your life.
    Pablo Casals
  • “He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
  • “To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent – that is to triumph over old age.
    Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • “You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
    Anouk Aimee
  • “To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart – and to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love.
    Karl von Bonstetten

If you don’t feel better about aging than you did when you started reading these quotes, read them again.