Favorite Quotations ~† Age, 6 Living to 100

"I am luminous with age." ~ Meridel Le Sueur

Open Mind, Open Heart, January 26

The coming of age period is often marked by greater assurance and serenity than the midlife period that preceded it. ~ Nancy Bost Millner, Creative Aging

It is easier to counterfeit old age than youth. ~ Elizabeth Peters

As one grows older one must try not to work oneself to death unnecessarily. At least that's how it is with me... I can scarcely keep pace and must watch out that the creative forces do not chase me around the universe in a wallop. ~ Carl Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections

I always add a year to myself, so I'm prepared for my next birthday. So when I was 39, I was already 40. ~ Nicolas Cage

Eleven is about the best age for almost anything. ~ Zilpha K Snyder, The Changeling

Iím not interested in age. People who tell their age are silly. Youíre only as old as you feel. ~ Elizabeth Arden

Do not deprive me of my age. I have earned it. ~ May Sarton

We turn not older with years, but newer every day. ~ Emily Dickinson

"When I was your age--." "No one," said Viki, "is every anyone else's age, except physically." ~ Faith Baldwin, One More Time, 1972

Great stories teach you something. Thatís one reason I havenít slipped into some sort of retirement: I always feel like Iím learning something new. ~ Clint Eastwood

A young tree growing is beautiful, but an old tree of seventy or eighty years is much more beautiful. It has such a story from all its years. ~ Sister Ch‚n KhŰng, Journeying East: Conversations of Aging and Dying

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