30 Senior Quotes

Be inspired after reading our collection of senior quotes. We will all be in our golden years at some point and as many of us have learned, they are called golden years for a reason! Becoming A senior citizen is one of the greatest achievements any of us can hope to achieve. So live it up and revel in the knowledge that you are a success!


  1. The idea that older people are a burden with nothing to contribute is clearly absurd. History is full of folk smashing it in later life.
    Carl Honore, Bolder
    Age Quotes



  2. Exercise is the great life extender. The need for a structured exercise program is essential to the wellbeing of anyone, but for seniors, it is a must.
    Lynne Beery, Charting a New Course for Senior Living
    Life Lessons



  3. Centenarians are held up as inspirations and role models.
    Deborah Carr, Golden Years?
    Inspirational Quotes



  4. Old age is all about the golden years, which are the best years of your life.
    Joe Allen, Retirement
    Motivational Quotes About Life



  5. The difference is not in age, but in their attitude towards life.
    Catherine Pulsifer, Age and Happiness
    Diversity Quotes



  6. For the lifelong learners that have always had the idea of going back to school sitting in the back of their minds, the golden years are the perfect opportunity to do so.
    Ace McCloud, Senior Living
    Life Goals



  7. So as a senior citizen, a proud silver bearing individual we must take several successful leaps of faith in order to meet this challenge of change and complete the cycle of nature and enjoy the pleasures of the circle of life.
    Carl R. ToersBijns, Senior Living
    Success Quotes



  8. Woody Allen insisted that he had nothing against growing older ‘since nobody had found a better way of not dying young.
    Anne Karpf, How to Age
    Growing Up Quotes



  9. Just because you are past your middle years doesn’t mean that life cannot be challenging, exciting and lots of fun!
    Michael Pace, Getting Old
    Life Struggles



  10. ... most have learned from their life experiences and the stories told by their elders that what we do in the present, when informed by knowledge of the past, can shape the future in objectively better ways.
    Al Gore, The Future
    Experience Quotes



  11. By the time you reach your 50-year reunion and your classmates are soon to be in their 70’s, there is more of a noticeable different in everyone. I follow the rule we are what we eat drink and think.
    Cheri DeShaw, Balancing Life for Seniors.
    Health



  12. Live your life and forget your age.
    Norman Vincent Peale
    Life



  13. Hitting the golden year in life is an achievement, and to many people it serves as the beginning of the second phases of their lives.
    Alison Nichols, 50th Birthday Cake Ideas
    Achievement



  14. When looking for wise words, the best ones often come from our elders.
    Catherine Pulsifer
    Wise



  15. Having the assistance and resources made available in a senior living facility can dramatically ease one’s pain, loneliness, and fear.
    Sarah Layton, Senior Living Solutions
    Alone



  16. But 70 percent of what you feel as aging is optional.
    Chris Crowley, Younger Next Year
    Feeling



  17. Considering mental stimulation and lifelong learning are critical components of a vibrant senior lifestyle, providing this type of access to intellectual and cultural opportunities is sure to continue to show strong growth.
    Laurence Pino, Reinventing Senior Living
    Oppertunity



  18. The 70s are the prime retirement years for many people. At that age, you’re still young and healthy enough to do a lot, including travel, socializing and volunteering.
    Ruth Alvarez, Aging Alone
    Travel



  19. ... why should there be any shame or hesitation in recalling the humorous moments provided by aging parents during the final miles of life’s journey, especially when the humor in no way diminishes the affection and respect felt for a loved one?
    John Vance, Setting Sail for Golden Harbor
    Respect



  20. Yoga can help improve the aging process by strengthening and stretching our muscles.
    Rachel Scott, Yoga to Stay Young
    Relax Quotes



  21. When you are young success looks totally different to when you are middle age. And then in our senior years, when we have life experiences behind us, the meaning of success changes again.
    Catherine Pulsifer, Success and Giving
    Quotes About Change



  22. Seniors who have refused to let society's stereotypes hold them back often say, 'Age is just a number.' They ignore the stereotype as the lie it truly is, and go on to enjoy a fulfilled life.
    Marie Clapsaddle, Become a Tech-Active Senior
    Inner Peace



  23. Others will keep working because the "gold" in our so-called "golden years" doesn't have to come from watching sunsets.
    Arianna Huffington
    Work



  24. America's elders have lived through experiences many of us today can barely imagine. Their limits have been tested by illness, failure, oppression, loss, and danger. It is precisely these situations that lead to transcendental wisdom.
    Karl Pillemer Ph.D., 30 Lessons for Living
    Imagination



  25. If youth is the season of hope, it is often so only in the sense that our elders are hopeful about us; for no age is so apt as youth to think its emotions, partings, and resolves are the last of their kind. Each crisis seems final, simply because it is new.
    George Eliot
    Never Quit



  26. The young, free to act on their initiative, can lead their elders in the direction of the unknown... The children, the young, must ask the questions that we would never think to ask, but enough trust must be re-established so that the elders will be permitted to work with them on the answers.
    Margaret Mead
    Trust



  27. I was brought up to respect my elders, so now I don't have to respect anybody.
    George Burns (at 100 years)
    Funny



  28. Throughout life we have often heard that 'perseverance pays off'..... elders often teach the values of hard work, focus, dedication and perseverance.
    James A. Dula, PhD
    Focus



  29. Children love to learn about the past and naturally question their elders and grandparents to learn about what life was like in olden days.
    Arthur Kornhaber M.D., The Grandparent Guide
    Children



  30. When we were young, many of us had wise elders in our lives. Early in my life, like many of you, I encountered wise older people who seemed to know something about life. ..Likely there was some older person in our life who we sensed had found 'it'.
    John Izzo, Ph D., The five secrets you must discover before you die
    Support


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