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Without a doubt, once you are born into this human body, you start getting older year by year as you advance towards your ripening age. These are the first words that appeared on Getting Older – Women’s Point of View.

Why should we repeat them here? Simply because men are not so different from women and these words suits them also very well.

Of course, there are voices claiming that Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. Well done! On a certain level, this is an accurate statement.

But… as long as our human bodies live on the planet called Earth, several elements apply to both genres.

  • Such as getting older.
  • Such as singing;
  • Such as having a point of view.
  • Such as enjoying the whole process.
  • Such as… many more.

Some men still feel frustrated about aging. There are also many men who perceive the entire process as a blessing.

This post was supposed to be a mirror of the one mentioned above but… somehow… I couldn’t find any inspirational songs sung by a man about getting old. Of course, I would be grateful if you could let me know if there is one out there.

Instead of listening to a song that I couldn’t find, I chose a poem instead. A poem recited by a man possessing a compelling voice.

Leonard Cohen – Recitation / A Thousand Kisses Deep

Well… if you loved the above poem as much as I did, let’s find out what other men had to say about aging.

15 Inspirational Quotes About Getting Older

  1. You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. ~ George Burns

  2. Starting at about, I guess, forever, I’ve always looked forward to getting older. When I was 14, I couldn’t wait to be 16 and get a driver’s license. ~ Matthew McConaughey

  3. When I was younger, I looked at getting older as this process of getting less interested in things and becoming colder, and of finding less joy in the mystery of things. And I’ve found the exact opposite to be true. I find that I’m getting warmer, and that I’m more mystified by human interactions. ~ Jon Brion

  4. I’ll never believe I’m any older than 18. I get angry when my body can’t do what an 18-year-old’s does. And looking in the mirror is really a tragic sight. There are many consolations to getting older, but physically, it’s quite unkind. I find that I have as much mobility, but it takes longer to get pretty. ~ Anthony Newley

  5. As a man gets older, if he knows what is good for him, the women he likes are getting older too. The trouble is that most of them are married. ~ Ross MacDonald

  6. I don’t know if it’s that the scripts are evolving or just that I’m getting older, but the characters become more interesting as you get older because you’ve lived more life at different stages. You’ve loved; you’ve lost; you have more of that journey. ~ Matt Barr

  7. Because one of the benefits of getting older, I guess-there are very few benefits, really – most of them are a pain in the butt. People depend on me more; they believe in me more, they think I’m good. ~ Lawrence Halprin

  8. The one cool thing with getting older is that you can actively choose to just be an eccentric. ~ Greg Behrendt

  9. No, but it’s not because I’m getting older that I’m trying to accelerate. But something very curious is happening: The older I get, the more ideas I’m getting. ~ Patrice Leconte

  10. Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough. ~ Groucho Marx

  11. The fun thing about getting older is finding younger people to mentor. ~ Mike May

  12. The great thing about getting older is that you get a chance to tell the people in your life who matter what they mean to you. ~ Mike Love

  13. I’m just getting older and better. ~ Neal Schon

  14. Part of getting older is realizing that you can integrate all these different areas of your life, rather than the adolescent mindset, which for me lasted a long time, which says, ‘It’s all or nothing.’ ~ Chris Robinson

  15. One of the pleasures of getting older and making a living the way you want to is that your social circle becomes rarified, and the people who enter have been vetted. ~ Adam Mansbach

If you belong to the group of men who are happily getting older, you have all my admiration. I am happy for and with you, too!

Getting older can become an inspirational, exciting and fascinating process.

You deserve to age happily. You not only deserve it, but this is in your hands. You have the power to perceive a better reality. You can even visit this site often, or subscribe to updates that you’ll receive directly in your inbox to uplift your soul. The next step is yours.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. OMG Leonard Cohen makes me cry.

    Not being a man it’s hard to know what ‘they’ feel or think about the aging process. I would imagine that for many they slide with it, like us gals do.

    It would make a great book!!!!

    Jx

  2. I was watching Oprah’s Super Soul session with Rob Bell recently and he told a story about meeting a woman who looked at him and said “My name is Mary. I’m 92 years old….and I’m just getting started.”

    That’s my life. I’m 43 and I feel like I’m just getting started!

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