The Best Older quotes

Looking for wisdom and inspiration? Check out this compilation of older quotes that will jumpstart your day. They may be from generations past, but these words are just as relevant today.


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The best older quotes

1. I went out and got little jobs. I was selling candy as a teenager, selling newspapers. But as I got older, I didn’t want to sell that anymore. I wanted to make more money. โ€” Snoop Dogg

2. Now my fans are older and they understand how to appreciate me the same way I appreciate them for being there for me. โ€” Master P

3. It’s a thrill to fulfill your own childhood dreams, but as you get older, you may find that enabling the dreams of others is even more fun. โ€” Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

4. The only good thing about getting older is you get smart enough to avoid unnecessary problems. You know what’s worth spending time on and what’s not. โ€” Tom Petty

5. As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer. โ€” Robert Quillen

6. Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together! โ€” Mark Twain

7. I haven’t really found the right person. That sounds like an older person thing to say, but I’m too busy andโ€“not in a bad wayโ€“don’t want to waste my time. โ€” Shawn Mendes

8. It turns out that a husband who does the laundry, it’s very romantic when you’re older. And it’s hard to believe when you’re younger. But it’s absolutely true. โ€” Sheryl Sandberg

9. ‘not into older guys, huh?” asked Adrian once we were alone.”You’re imagining things, ” I said. ”Clearly, my stunning beauty has clouded your mind.’ โ€” Richelle Mead, Frostbite

10. I think it’s almost an indulgence to focus on the dark side of things. And as you get older, you want to focus on the positive. โ€” Rob Brydon

11. The older one grows, The more one likes indecency. โ€” Virginia Woolf

12. …the older I get, the more I believe that if love is to be judged by most of its visible effects, it looks more like hatred than friendship. โ€” Paul Hoffman, The Left Hand of God

13. I have two older sisters and one older brother and hold them largely responsible for the trouble I got into growing up. I believe as the youngest child, that is my right. โ€” Suzanne Collins

14. ‘what’s bosoms?’ Cade asked.’You’ll find out when you get older, ‘ Jake said.”A lot older, ” Colt said.Last Promise’ โ€” Scarlett Dunn, Last Promise

15. ‘you’re very old, aren’t you?””Just as old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth.’ โ€” Philippa Pearce, A Finder’s Magic

16. He was a great man, my granddad, a very calm, logical and methodical guy. I suppose I’m trying to be more like him as I get older. โ€” Steven Hall

17. As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands: one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. โ€” Sam Levenson

18. It is a sign of immaturity to believe that being older than someone (automatically) makes you more (mentally) mature than them. โ€” Mokokoma Mokhonoana

19. People think that their world will get smaller as they get older. My experience is just the opposite. Your senses become more acute. You start to blossom. โ€” Yoko Ono

20. My father was an amazing man. The older I got, the smarter he got. โ€” Mark Twain

21. Once I started working with older people, I realized how much I enjoyed the intellectual challenge of taking care of patients who have multiple, complex medical problems. โ€” Risa Lavizzoโ€“Mourey

22. My kids are my main hobby but, now theyย’ve gotten older, theyย’ve forced me to do things without them. I do a lot of things with my boat. My wife and I enjoy boating. โ€” Ric Flair

23. The older Mercedes is absolutely beautiful. It’s got that lovely purring feeling as the engine ticks over, which you just don’t get in a modern car. โ€” Sarah Alexander

24. Getting older is the best thing that ever happened to me. I wake up every morning rejoicing that I’m still here with an opportunity to begin again and be better โ€” Oprah Winfrey

25. The less respect an older person deserves the more certain he is to demand it from anyone younger. โ€” Robert A. Heinlein

26. Young people, nowadays, imagine that money is everything. Yes, murmured Lord Henry, settling his buttonโ€“hole in his coat; and when they grow older they know it. โ€” Oscar Wilde

27. Children begin by loving their parents โ€” as they grow older they judge them

28. The older I get and the harder it is to maintain a six pack, the more I wish I wore a tactical vest and cargo pants like Roman Reigns. โ€” Randy Orton

29. I’m hoping there’s an afterlife. As you get older, you hope even more fervently. โ€” Sir Michael Caine

30. Now that im older i’m more aware of things that make me feel complete as a person. I’m trying to concentrate on those things as opposed to things that make feel empty โ€” Mary Kate Olsen

31. It’s a thrill to fulfill your own childhood dreams, but as you get older, you may find that enabling the dreams of others is even more fun. โ€” Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

32. I like who I am now. Other people may not. I’m comfortable. I feel freer now. I don’t want growing older to matter to me. โ€” Meryl Streep

33. Growing older does not automatically mean growing kinder or wiser. โ€” Stephen Richards, Ask and the Universe Will Provide: A Straightforward Guide to Manifesting Your Dreams

34. ‘what’s bosoms?’ Cade asked.’You’ll find out when you get older, ‘ Jake said.”A lot older, ” Colt said.’ โ€” Scarlett Dunn, Last Promise

35. Growing older is certain โ€” growing wiser is harder and optional.

36. In a materialistic society, an employed boy is older than an unemployed man. โ€” Mokokoma Mokhonoana, N for Nigger: Aphorisms for Grown Children and Childish Grownโ€“ups

37. I’m finding that the older I get, it’s not that I learn new things, it’s more like I find out how much of what I know is common knowledge. โ€” Sam Lipsyte, The Subject Steve

38. I’ve always had the same principle for choosing roles, which is to try and make movies that I would pay to see. As I get older, that’s meant different things. โ€” Scarlett Johansson

39. I’m getting older now, and though I still surf well, it’s hard for me to paddle in big surf. โ€” Robert Englund

40. I’m not saying it’s easy, and it’s definitely harder for women. Because there is definitely a double standard about gorgeous older men, and it’s different for older women. โ€” Mary Steenburgen

41. If you’re always battling against getting older, you’re always going to be unhappy, because it will happen anyhow. โ€” Mitch Albom

42. I really love cursing a lot. But as I get older, I realize it’s a little unseemly for women of a certain age. โ€” Tina Fey

43. The older we get the less afraid we are. โ€” Sidney Poitier

44. As you get older, you overthink and can talk yourself out of anything. It’s good to be a bit reckless and experimental. โ€” Naomi Watts

45. I suspect the older you get the more invisible you become. โ€” Nick Cave

46. As you get older, you overthink and can talk yourself out of anything. It’s good to be a bit reckless and experimental. โ€” Naomi Watts

47. She had asked the older women: ‘What is that fire?’ And they had replied: ‘It is we who are burning. โ€” Primo Levi

48. The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for. โ€” Will Rogers

49. That’s what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age. โ€” Matthew Mcconaughey

50. The older you get, the easier it is for you to distinguish between your friends and people you are not seeing for the first time. โ€” Mokokoma Mokhonoana


We have seen some of the best quotes about getting older, and with them, we can appreciate the beauty and joy of aging. Life can be challenging and unpredictable, but as we get older, we have the opportunity to reflect on our life and the people we have touched. Let us use these quotes to inspire us to be grateful for the life we have and to take advantage of the wisdom that comes with age.

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