23 Inspiring Quotes about Getting older

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about getting older? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 23 most beautiful getting older quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Getting older quotes

One of the worst things I’ve learned about getting older is that there seems to be more change that you don’t like than there was when you were younger and you can’t do nothin’ about it.

— Dan Groat, An Enigmatic Escape: A Trilogy

The only way that getting older can be a bad thing is if you are not fully living in the moment now.

— Andrena Sawyer

I feel like old age in America is a very sad thing. I have been many different places around the world where getting older is something you look forward to.

— Alice Waters

It’s funny how getting older – or being overlooked and underrated for more than two decades – can make you change your ambitions.

— Reg E. Cathey

You know you’re getting older when you don’t care where your wife goes just so you don’t have to go along.

— Jacob Braude

As you ripen, you’ll notice that time is the weirdest thing in the world, that these surprises are relentless, and that getting older is not a stroll but an ambush.

— Andrew Solomon

He had found that jealousy – or perhaps the fear of betrayal – was no respecter of age. Indeed, if anything, he thought getting older simply made it worse; he felt more vulnerable now.

— Kathy Shuker, Silent Faces, Painted Ghosts

It’s funny, I don’t feel any older than I did when I was twenty. But I know I am, because recently some twenty-year-old called me ‘sir.’ Sometimes the only way you know you are getting older is by the way others treat you.

— John Van Epp, How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk: The Foolproof Way to Follow Your Heart Without Losing Your Mind

I don’t want to put a pause on the rest of my life I’m really enjoying getting older and the wisdom that comes from that.

— Rosemarie DeWitt

He keeps getting older while I’m not paying attention.

— Maggie Stiefvater, The Scorpio Races

I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do but now that I am older I find that I don’t want to do them.

— Lady Nancy Astor

Maybe the one real advantage to getting older is that you have the time to pull your head a little bit farther out of your ass.

— Scott Lynch, The Republic of Thieves

You know you are getting older when “happy hour” is a nap.

— Gray Kristofferson

I just feel like it gets harder and harder every year with Ace getting older and time away from my husband and even family events such as birthdays and friends’ weddings and things that I’ve always just missed out on because of softball.

— Jennie Finch

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.

— Madeleine L’Engle

The worst thing about getting older is you discover that most of the performers in the shows you used to watch are now younger than you. Suddenly, everything become less believable.

— Neil A. Hogan

You should welcome getting older in golf. With greater knowledge of your swing, you, too, can keep improving.

— Angel Cabrera

It’s interesting when you’re in your thirties and you’re not the same pretty boy that you were when you were 21. I think people’s anger at themselves getting older is projected on to you because you become a symbol of that.

— Rupert Graves

We are getting older fatter and balder. Each day brings us one step closer to death. Other than that, life’s a ding-a-derry.

— M. Kushner

No one likes to talk about the positive parts of getting older and aging into orphanhood, how with your parents you often bury a lot of things you were never able to confront or fix or let go of.

— Jill McCorkle, Life After Life

The thing about getting older is that you don’t need everything to be possible any more, you just need things to be certain.

— Monica Ali, Brick Lane

The great thing about getting older is that you get a chance to tell the people in your life who matter what they mean to you.

— Mike Love

As time goes by and you’re getting older and stuff like that – getting older sucks. You know, I hear all this crap about, ‘Oh, you can age with dignity.’ Really?

— Mickey Rourke