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 (1890 - 1976), O Magazine, October 2003
You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
Anouk Aimee, O Magazine, October 2003
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Bernard M. Baruch (1870 - 1965), 1940
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 (1804 - 1876)
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989)
You don't stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.
When you have loved as she has loved, you grow old beautifully.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)