10 Women´s mantras to age with grace and gumption

Recently our friend Claudya Martinez of the kick-butt blog ByClaudya.com told us about Jennifer Lopez´s daily affirmation that helps her stay youthful: “I am youthful and timeless, age is all in your mind.”

This inspired us to search for more mantras or quotes by older women, that may help the rest of us face our next birthday with grace and gumption. We hope they inspire you too!

Also Read: 7 Famous quotes about turning 50

10 Women´s mantras to age with grace and gumption

“Even if you don’t see me, you will know that I am here.” Valerie Monroe

“Don´t fight your age. Embrace it, whatever it is.” Barbara Hannah Grufferman

“The exhausting effort to control time by altering the effects of age doesn’t bring happiness.” Diane Keaton

“There is no such thing as anti-aging. We´re all aging. Period.” Cameron Díaz

“The trick is to age honestly and gracefully and make it look great so that everyone looks forward to it.” Emma Thompson

“Every year brings you closer to expressing your whole and healed self.” Oprah Winfrey

“I stop people on the street and tell them how old I am, because I’m trying to make myself believe it.” Gloria Steinem

“There’s not something you can or cannot do depending on your age.” Susan Sarandon

“If you take care of yourself, 60 is nothing for women these days. In today’s world you can be the kind of woman you want to be.” Tina Turner

“With getting older you realize you have something authentic to share rather than what others think you are supposed to be …” Colleen Saidman-Yee

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