Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Aging gracefully?

I think humour is the answer - especially the ability to laugh at yourself!

Inside every older person is a younger person -- wondering what the hell happened.
-Cora Harvey Armstrong
The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
-Helen Hayes (at 73)
I refuse to think of them as chin hairs. I think of them as stray eyebrows.
-Janette Barber
Old age ain't no place for sissies.
-Bette Davis
Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.
-Caryn Leschen
I try to take one day at a time -- but sometimes several days attack me at once.
-Jennifer Unlimited

2 comments:

jeanj said...

Simply... MARVELLOUS!!

Here's another aspect of the same phenomenon, as articulated many years ago by Bill Russell, Hall of Fame NBA player & T.V. commentator. [I was in my 20s then, & of course had no REAL understanding as to what he meant.]

"The trouble with youth is that its wasted on the young."

jeanj, M, 58

Claire said...

Simply Hilarious!!