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Empowering Quotes for Older Women: Embracing Wisdom and Beauty

Empowering Quotes for Older Women: Embracing Wisdom and Beauty

Don't let the idea of getting old be a negative thing. Getting older is just a new chapter of your life—a new outlook. Embrace and enjoy a new feeling of freedom. 

"I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived."

Eleanor Roosevelt

"I'm baffled that anyone might not think women get more beautiful as they get older. Confidence comes with age, and looking beautiful comes from the confidence someone has in themselves."

Kate Winslet

"Don't try to be young. Just open your mind. Stay interested in stuff. There are so many things I won't live long enough to find out about, but I'm still curious about them. You know people who are already saying, 'I'm going to be 39-oh, what am I going to do?' Well, use that decade! Use them all!"

Betty White

"You can call me an older woman-I don't mind that at all-just don't call me an old one, because I'm not."

Doris Roberts

"I may be a senior, but so what? I'm still hot."

Betty White

"Forget about aging gracefully focus instead on aging gratefully."

"As soon as you feel too old to do something...Do it and prove yourself wrong."

"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrolled by any earthly force."

Dorothy L Sayers

"I am a friend of life, at 80 life tells me to behave like a woman and not like an old woman."

Chavela Vargas

"I'd rather be a silly old fool than a lonely old woman."

Candy Darling

"People forget that old women were young once, but d'you think we old women forget? In my heart, I'm still thirty."

Megan Chance

"I never think about age. I believe your age is totally how you feel. I've seen women of 35 who are old and people of 75 who are young. As long as I look after myself physically, mentally and emotionally, I'll stay young."

Joan Collins

 "The best thing about being over 70 is being over 70." 

Helen Mirren

"It's wonderful to know you're aging, because that means you're still on the planet, right?" 

Goldie Hawn

"We are always the same age inside." 

Gertrude Stein

"Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life." 

Kitty O'Neill Collins

"Age is just a number. Life and aging are the greatest gifts that we could possibly ever have."

– Cicely Tyson

"The beauty of a woman, with passing years, only grows."  

Audrey Hepburn

"When we were small children, we all played dress-up and everybody had a good time. So why stop?"

Iris Apfel

Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better."

Ingrid Bergman

"Your face is marked with lines of life, put there by love and laughter, suffering and tears. It's beautiful." 

 Lynsay Sands 


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