12/19/2014 12:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

These Quotes Will Remind You That Life After 50 Is An Absolute Gift

When you turn 50, it sometimes feels that people expect you to start riding off into the sunset. To which we say this: sure, we’ll go -- as long the sunset is on a tropical island with white sandy beaches. But otherwise? Ain’t gonna happen.

The truth is we all ought to revel in our fantastic 50s. We teamed up with State Farm® to find quotes that prove that getting older is really just a state of mind.

virginia woolf quote
Virginia Woolf, author.

madeline lengle quote
Madeleine L’engle, author and National Book Award winner.

ruth ann quote
Ruth Ann Schabacker, author.

george b shaw quote
George Bernard Shaw, playwright and Nobel Prize winner in literature.

stanhope quote
Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, diplomat and author.

zachary scott quote
Zachary Scott, actor.

karl lagerfeld quote
Karl Lagerfeld, fashion designer and artist.

schulz quote
Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist.

tolstoy quote
Leo Tolstoy, author.

mae west quote
Mae West, actress.

Any more words of wisdom you want to share? Let us know in the comments.

Quotes are great for inspiring change in your life. State Farm® can help you to keep that confidence thriving.