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Aging Gracefully – Playfully

Aging Gracefully – Playfully

(I recently passed one of those milestones of life that reminded me I am getting old-er. Which turned my thoughts to how to age gracefully, playfully, even resiliently.)

A great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.
– Madeleine L’Engle

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They’re not gray hairs. They’re wisdom highlights.
– Author unknown

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It’s sad to grow old, but nice to ripen.
– Brigitte Bardot

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Some people, not matter how old they get, never lose their beauty. They merely move it from their faces to their hearts.
– Martin Buxbaum

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Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
– Samual Ullman

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Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

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There is more felicity on the far side of baldness that young men can possibly imagine.
– Logan Pearsall Smith

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It’s important to have a twinkle in your wrinkle.
– Author Unknown

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The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball.
– Doug Larsen

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Age does not diminish the extreme disappointment of having a scoop of ice cream fall from the cone.
– Jim Fiebig

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There is always a lot to be thankful for, if you take the time to look. For example, I’m sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don’t hurt.
– Author Unknown

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I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now.
– Author Unknown

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There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward.
– John Mortimer

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To remain always young, we need only do at every age what harmonizes with it.
– Max Nordau

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A man’s age is something impressive. It sums up his life: maturity reached slowly and against many obstacles, illnesses cured, griefs and despairs overcome, and unconscious risks taken; maturity formed through so many desires, hopes, regrets, forgotten things, loves. A man’s age represents a fine cargo of experiences and memories.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Do not regret growing old. It is a privilege denied to many.
– Author Unknown

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The other day a man asked me what I thought was the best time of my life. “Why,” I answered without a thought, “now.”
– David Grayson

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