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Q Is For Quotes #DecodingMidlife

Quotes- A group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone.

I would like to repeat few interesting quotes on midlife today.

“Turn your midlife crises to your own advantage by making it a time for renewal of your body and mind, rather than stand by helplessly and watch them decline.”

  • Jane E Brody

 

“We don’t understand life any better at forty, but we know it and admit it”.

  • Jules Renard

 

“Middle age is when you’ve met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.”

  • Orden Nash

 

“Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.”

  • Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

“Midlife age is youth without levity, and age without decay.”

  • Daniel Defoe

 

“Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infinities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.”

  • Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“Evolving into a middle- aged person is quite interesting if we can understand what it means. I would like to think it meant being a bit sure of what I want.”

  • Dawn French

 

 “There is a tipping point in midlife a midpoint in your journey, a day when you feel that middleness of having equal parts past and future, of the life that you’ve lived and the life that you will love, of what is done and what is still possible.”

  • Michael Lipsey

 

“Middle age- later than you think and sooner than you expect.”

  • Earl Wilson

 

“Of middle age the best can be said is that a middle -aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.”

  • Don Marquis

 

“The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.”

  • Oscar Wilde

 

“Self- acceptance has been a blessed by-product of middle age”.

  • Candice Bergen

 

“Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth.”

  • Mason Cooley

 

“If you live your life all out today, not only is it fun, but you are preventing a midlife crisis.”

  • Daphane Oz

 

“Memory is the first casualty of middle age if I remember correctly.”

  • Candice Bergen

 

“At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty the wit; at forty the judgement.”

  • Benjamin Franklin

 

“You can be gorgeous at thirty, charming at forty, and irresistible for the rest of your life.”

  • Coco Chanel

 

 

 

13 comments

  1. Loved all the quotes. My best would be “Of middle age the best can be said is that a middle -aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.” Loved the positivity of it. Well Done. 🙂

  2. Quotes are my all time favorite. And loved the last one very much. I too have today’s post as Quotes for Quiet. Do read, if you have time. And linking this post to mine.

    • Sure Vasantha.. the challenge is now in its last league and the pressure is building up so have been unable to read posts. However I plan to finish scheduling posts by weekend so I can catch up on reading too. I will definitely visit your blog. Thanks a ton for linking it.

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