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The fact is that not only do people get more wise and more conservative as they get older, they get more kind and more generous, too.
If anything, we older people yearn for a peaceful world even more than young people do. We are the ones who lost friends or relatives in some war. We are the ones who have lived a lifetime of seeing and reading about human suffering.
The older you get, the few slumber parties there are, and I hate that. I liked slumber parties. What happened to them?
After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Helen Gurley Brown
If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
As you get older, the questions come down to about two or three. How long? And what do I do with the time I've got left?
When you are just muscle, you end up being gaunt in the face, and that makes you look older by 5 or 10 years. I don't think of getting older as looking better or worse; it's just different. You change, and that's OK.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
My father had many, many veterans over to the house, and the older I got the more I appreciated their sacrifice.
I definitely think some of my older female peer group are deeply beautiful women. They have this thing that radiates from them.
I never thought I was a great mom. I always worked. I fell in love with my children as they got older.
Getting older is fine. There is nothing you can do to stop it so you might as well stay on the bus.
Older women are like aging strudels - the crust may not be so lovely, but the filling has come at last into its own.
Robert Farrar Capon
You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
I can definitely say the older I've got the better I've become at being a dad and a husband.
It's unfortunate that we live in such a panicked, dysmorphic society where women don't even give themselves a chance to see what they'll look like as older persons. I want to have some idea of what I'll look like before I start cleaning the slates.
One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you've become harmless.
Hopefully as you get older you get more selfless. That would be probably a good goal. I don't know if we do, though.
The older I get the better I used to be!
Sometimes I can't believe I'm going to be 60. I always say there's no point moaning about getting older, when there's nothing you can do about it. But still, I do find it quite funny. I look at that number, 60, and I think, 'Really? Me?'
It's still a mystery to me, but even though my mother was like an older sister to me, I kind of put her up on a pedestal.
Two of my three siblings are older, so I suppose I learned from them and became a very avid reader at a young age, which I think enough cannot be said for what you can discover through literature.
It's a very tempting thing to try and relive your glory days when you get a little older and you worry that people have forgotten all about you.
Why is it that when we get older, we get more fearful?
When you are older, you realise that everything else is just nothing compared to painting and drawing.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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