40 Turning 50 Quotes and Sayings for Inspiration

Looking for the best Turning 50 quotes? We’ve made a list of the top Turning 50 quotes and sayings for motivation, inspiration, love, life, and more.

You will find below our best collection of inspirational, motivational, and famous Turning 50 quotes and Turning 50 sayings to improve your life.


Turning 50 Quotes

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. ~ Oprah Winfrey.

Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. ~ Pope John.

Turning 50 Quotes

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. ~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec.

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip. ~ unknown.

50 gives me more yesterdays than tomorrows. ~ William J. Clinton.

At 50, everyone has the face he deserves. ~ George Orwell.

Happy 20th anniversary of your 30th Birthday! ~ unknown.

Turning 50 means it’s only a matter of time before you’re regaling your grandkids with the details of your first colonoscopy. ~ Greg Tamblyn.

There are plenty of good things about being 50. Just ask any 80 year old. ~ unknown.

Best Turning 50 Quotes

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. ~ Abraham Lincoln.

I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming… suddenly you find – at the age of 50, say – that a whole new life has opened before you. ~ Agatha Christie.

Now that rock is turning 50, it’s become classical in itself. It’s interesting to see that development. ~ Bjork.

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. ~ Carl Sandburg.

Best Turning 50 Quotes

I’m aiming by the time I’m fifty to stop being an adolescent. ~ Charles Caleb Colton.

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age. ~ Gary Marcus.

At age 50, everyone has the face he deserves. ~ Gennady Uchitel.

When I turned 50, I said to myself, well, if this is what it’s like turning 50, I can’t wait to turn 60 because I still felt very, very mentally and physically good, outside my back surgery. ~ Greg Norman.

If you take all of the experience and judgment of men over 50 out of the world and there wouldn’t be enough left to run it. ~ Henry Ford.

Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own. ~ J.P. Senn.

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Top Turning 50 Quotes

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth olf old age. ~ Victor Hugo.

Remember how excited you are when you turn 5 years old. You should be 10 times that excited. Happy 50th birthday! ~ unknown.

Fifty is an excellent age… if you’re a bottle of wine. ~ Unknown.

A Man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. ~ Muhammad Ali.

By the time we hit 50, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves. ~ Marie Dressler.

Turning 50 gives me more yesterdays than tomorrows. ~ Bill Clinton.

Top Turning 50 Quotes

After a man is 50, you can fool him by saying he is smart, but you can’t fool him by saying he’s pretty. ~ E.W. House.

Maybe it’s true that life begins at fifty. But everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out. ~ Phyllis Diller.

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Inspiring Turning 50 Quotes

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. ~ Coco Chanel.

Looking fifty is great – if you’re sixty. ~ Joan Rivers.

The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. ~ T S Eliot.

If you haven’t grown up by age 50, you don’t have to. ~ unknown.

Being fifty takes stamina and endurance that even youth doesn’t offer. ~ unknown.

The heyday of woman’s life is the shady side of fifty! ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

50 years: here’s a time when you have to separate yourself from what other people expect of you, and do what you love. Because if you find yourself 50 years old and you aren’t doing what you love, then what’s the point? ~ Jim Carrey.

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Famous Turning 50 Quotes

The face you have at age twenty-five is the face God gave you, but the face you have after fifty is the face you earned. ~ Cindy Crawford.

50 is the age when you look back and smile at what you have achieved, frown at those missed opportunities, and release a slight chuckle at those moments. ~ Unknown.

Turning fifty … is like flying: hours of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror. ~ Erica Jong.


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Sarah Walton

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