Quotes About Aging: 25 Of The Best Funny & Inspirational Quotes Senior Citizens

No matter if you’re simply looking for words of encouragement for the elderly, common sayings about age, or looking for a bit of humor from a collection senior citizens quotes (funny, not boring!) our team has compiled the best curated selection. Some of the quotes below blend the lines between funny and inspirational, but we’ve tried our best to separate them into categories that make sense.

Inspirational Quotes For Senior Citizens

  1. “There must be a goal at every stage of life! There must be a goal!” – Maggie Kuhn
  2. “Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength” – Betty Friedan
  3. “This is a youth-oriented society, and the joke is on them because youth is a disease from which we all recover.” – Dorothy Fuldheim
  4. “Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka
  5. “You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they grow older.” – Anouk Aimee
  6. “We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw
  7. “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
  8. “The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  9. “I have made a rule about such things, which I commend to you, young man: As soon as you feel too old to do a thing, DO IT.” – Margaret Deland
  10. “When it comes to aging, we’re held to a different standard than men. Some guy said to me: ‘Don’t you think you’re too old to sing rock n’ roll?’ I said: ‘You’d better check with Mick Jagger’.” – Cher
  11. “Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” – Betty Friedan
  12. “Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” Samuel Ullman
  13. “You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” – George Bernard Shaw
  14. “I believe the second half of one’s life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.” – Frances Lear
  15. “To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.” ~Pearl S. Buck
  16. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. ~John Lennon

Funny Quotes About Age

  1. “I am not young enough to know everything” – Oscar Wilde
  2. “I have reached an age when, if someone tells me to wear socks, I don’t have to.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain
  4. “Your 40s are good. Your 50s are great. Your 60s are fab. And 70 is f*@king awesome!” – Helen Mirren
  5. “Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better!” – Ingrid Bergman
  6. “We don’t grow older, we grow riper.” – Pablo Picasso

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