Quotes with older
You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.
Throughout my career I have been talked out of things I wanted to do, and when I look back I think, I should have followed my instincts. I relied on others to guide me because I thought they knew better. But as I've gotten older, I've learned to trust myself.
An archeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
Mostly it’s not a lot of that stuff anymore with shooting and killing and dying and blood. I'm getting a little older, you know. The running and the jumping and killing, it's a little past me.
Interview in The New York Times (2010)
As you get older, it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Prejudices, Third Series (1922)
Most nations,as well as people are impossible only in their youth;they become incorrigible as they grow older
I always wanted to play older. I can’t stand ageism. As a woman in comedy you should not have to worry about this.
Interview in Huffington Post (May 2013)
Either we grow wiser as we grow older, or there is no growth at all. Either we advance as we walk, or we cannot well be said to stand. Humanity is progress, or it is nothing.
Egeria: Or, Voices of Thought and Counsel for the Woods and Wayside (1853).
When, in 1934, the American Jewish charities offered to find homes for 300 German refugee children, my father applied for my older brother and myself. We were on the SS Washington, bound for New York, Christmas 1934.
It's so clear that you have to cherish everyone. I think that's what I get from these older black women, that every soul is to be cherished, that every flower is to bloom.