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02/27/2014 07:01 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

11 Of The Smartest Things Anyone Ever Said About Getting Older

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We've heard so much about the horrors of aging, from the sudden onset of aches and pains to having senior moments. Plenty of myths about aging have been debunked, like the idea that aging dooms you to a life of lethargy and unhappiness.

In fact, we agree with our blogger Terry Carr. Aging is a privilege!

So today, we're choosing to stay out of the darkness and instead embrace the joys (yes, joys) of growing older gracefully. Here are some of our favorite quotes about aging from a revered president, a magical entrepreneur, and many, many more sages.

Feel free to add your own favorite quotes in the comments section below!

cs lewis

abraham lincoln

coco chanel

ann landers

walt disney

henry david thoreau

mark twain

douglas macarthur

henry ford

leon edel

eleanor roosevelt

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