While Kondo-ing I found one of those little books, so easy to give and briefly, quite amusing to receive at Christmas but otherwise destined to languish in the loo or guest room. It was a compilation of quotes under the title Old is the New Young. Some of them raised a wry smile but not enough of a spark of joy to merit keeping. Do any of these resonate? Inside every older person is a younger person
wondering what the hell happened.
Cora Harvey Armstrong (I certainly wonder what the hell happened between 50 and 60.)
You can't turn back the clock
but you can wind it up again.
Bonnie Prudden I looked her up. She was a force to be reckoned with. Use it or lose it is what I suppose she is saying. Well I'm aching from today's Pilates class.
When they tell me I'm too old to do something,
I attempt it immediately.
The key to successful ageing is
to pay as little attention to it as possible.
Judith Regan alternatively I don't plan to grow old gracefully. I plan to have facelifts until my ears meet. Rita Rudner