Random Thoughts About Aging

What do you think about getting older? Do you fight it? "I don't want to get older?" Do you embrace it? "Today will be an awesome day!" When you think about the aging process, does it make you proud to have survived this long? It's time to celebrate aging, let's go dancing! Aging, Getting Older, A Time for Fun, a Time of Wisdom, well, at least I hope so.

What is getting older all about?

"Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age, and start bragging about it."

"The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for."

"I wouldn't want to brag at my age, but the earrings I wore in High School still fit today!"

"When you are discouraged about your age, and wish to go back to your youth, think of Algebra."

"I don't know how to act my age."  "I've never been this age before."

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"Old age is when former classmates are so gray and wrinkled and bald, they don't recognize you."

"Stop counting the gray hairs." "Start counting the wonderful memories."

  • 30 is the new 20
  • 40 is the new 30
  • 50 is the new 40
  • 60 is the new 50
  • Hey, at this point I'll be 100 when I'm 90 !

"Plan ahead in your life.  Don't arrive to your deathbed all well preserved. Instead, slide in sideways with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon in one hand and a bar of Godiva┬« Dark Chocolate in the other, all used up and screaming Woo Hoo!"

Funny quotes about aging and getting older


"Every day above ground is an opportunity to encourage someone else. Encourage someone you consider "your elder" - make them feel young again!"

"Don't be concerned with how old you are getting.  After all, aging just shows the number of years the world has been enjoying you!"

"I no longer think of each day as getting older or aging." "Each day is marinating to bring out the best flavors!"

  • Success at Age 4 means not peeing in your pants
  • Success at Age 12 means having friends
  • Success at Age 16 means getting your driver's license
  • Success at Age 18+ means graduating from High School
  • Success at Age 22+ means graduating from College
  • Success at Age 25+ means finding the right bride or groom
  • Success at Age 28+ means raising a family
  • Success at Age 50+ means empty nesting
  • Success at Age 60+ means retiring
  • Success at Age 70+ means having friends
  • Success at Age 80+ means not peeing in your pants

"My age is very inappropriate for my behavior."

"If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, then you won't have anything to laugh at when you are old."

"My computer screen says I need to upgrade my brain to be compatible with the latest software."

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"Do something today that's outside of your normal routine.  Maybe it's a bit wild.  Maybe your friends will say you are crazy.  Do it anyway.  In fact, do something that makes you feel like a child again."

"Winkled means you laughed. Grey hair means you cared. Scars means you lived!"

"Young at heart." "Slightly older in other places."

"I'm not aging, I'm ripening to perfection."

"Why wait for senility? Have your second childhood now while you are young enough to enjoy it!"

"Me aging? No like a fine cheese, aging makes me more delicious."

"First you forget names, then you forget faces. Then you forget to pull up your zipper, then . . . "Oh my goodness! You forgot to pull your zipper down first!"




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