“Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.” —Fred Astaire Read more at http://www.theholidayspot.com/birthday/agequotes.htm#Mo0v6mRGYBUIDzcK.99\
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111 and Healthy
Do the Right Thing
“Do the right thing, don’t smoke, don’t drink, eat right and don’t overdo it. If you need a little extra help, take some vitamins. Going to work is what keeps me going.” — Anthony Macanelli, 101
If You Don’t LIke the Road…
“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” — Dolly Parton, 72.
You’re Still a Rat
“The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.” — Lily Tomlin, Actress, Comedienne 78.
Allow the Light to Shine Out
“Everybody has a part of her body that she doesn’t like, but I’ve stopped complaining about mine because I don’t want to critique nature’s handiwork … My job is simply to allow the light to shine out of the masterpiece.” — Alfre Woodard, Actress, 65.
“I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there’s nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.” — Cicely Tyson, Actress, 93.
“Be lovable. I’ve lived a long life because there are so many people who love me. ” — Justina Sotomayor Born May 1913 https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/life-strategies/inspiration-motivation/centenarians#justina-sotomayor-centenarian
100 Years Old and Still Working
No More Than a Habit
“Growing old is no more than a habit which a busy person has no time to form.” — Andre Maurois