• To be defiant about age may be better than despair - it's energizing - but it is not progress. Actually, after fifty, aging can become an exciting new period; it is another country.                                              - Gloria Steinem

  • Decide how to live your life, or someone else will decide for you.            Frieda Richter

  • There is a fountain of youth; it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.                          - Sophia Loren

    Fountain of Youth
  • We don't see things as they are. We see them as we are.                                - Anais Nin

  • In fact, looking back, it seems to me that I was clueless until I was about fifty years old.                                      - Nora Ephron

  • Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.  - Harper Lee