There are two things we can know for certain about aging: it's inevitable and it's a constant.
Whether you're 20, 40, 60 or 100, aging is an ongoing process that develops and crystalizes our most essential qualities. Aging is one of life's greatest gifts - not only is it better than the alternative, but it grants you the unique power to cultivate your wisdom, compassion, intelligence, style, beauty, and so much more. Below you'll find a few of our favorite quotes on the beauty of aging, and photos of inspiring women who embody that signature BuDhaGirl agelessness.
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength." - Betty Friedan
"Aging has a wonderful beauty and we should have respect for that." - Eartha Kitt
"There's no such thing as aging, but maturing and knowledge. It's beautiful, I call that beauty." - Celine Dion
"The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes." - Frank Lloyd Wright
"Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been." - David Bowie
"We are not victims of aging, sickness and death. These are part of the scenery, not the seer, who is immune to any form of change. This seer is the spirit, the expression of eternal being." - Deepak Chopra
"The beauty of a woman with passing years only grows!" - Audrey Hepburn
"Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art." - Eleanor Roosevelt
"Aging is out of your control. How you handle it, though, is in your hands." - Diane Von Furstenberg
"When it comes to staying young, a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day." - Marty Bucella
Who embodies ageless beauty to you?